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The Word on Local Health Departments is a blog by the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO).

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Request for Applications: Building Local Operational Capacity for COVID-19, Healthcare-Associated Infections, and Antimicrobial Resistance

Apply today! NACCHO is giving funds to local health departments to enhance local capacity to prevent and respond to...

Oct 08, 2021 | Christina Baum, Jaclyn Abramson, Zachary Smith

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Request for Proposals: Communications and Videographer Consultant for Infection Prevention and Control Topics

NACCHO is seeking one qualified consultant to develop a video series for infection prevention and control topics.

Apr 01, 2021 | Christina Baum

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Call for Volunteers to Discuss Contact Tracing during COVID-19

Call for volunteers to discuss contact tracing during COVID-19 in a series of stakeholder interviews.

Mar 24, 2021 | Christina Baum

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Paper Demonstrates Tremendous Healthcare Costs Associated with Antibiotic Resistance

A new paper from CDC and the University of Utah published in Clinical Infectious Diseases estimates that the national...

Mar 05, 2021 | Christina Baum

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NACCHO Book Club- The Poisoner's Handbook: Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York

"The Poisoner’s Handbook," by Deborah Blum tells the captivating tale of the evolution of the New York City medical...

Feb 08, 2021 | Christina Baum

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  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Infectious Disease

CORHA Resource: High-level Guidance for Outbreaks

CORHA has released a new resource, two draft chapters from the High-Level Guidance for Outbreaks of...

Jan 25, 2021 | Christina Baum

  • Funding Opportunity

Final extension: Apply by January 6, 2021 for HAI/AR Request for Applications

Healthcare-associated infections (HAI) and antibiotic resistance (AR) request for applications deadline extended to...

Dec 21, 2020 | Christina Baum

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Antibiotic Resistance
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Request for Applications: Healthcare-Associated Infections & Antibiotic Resistance Demonstration Site Project

Application deadline December 4, 2020.

Nov 05, 2020 | Christina Baum

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Webinar Recording: Antigen Testing for SARS-CoV-2 in Nursing Homes—Considerations for Local Public Health

Access the recording and presentation slides from NACCHO's webinar on CDC’s Considerations for Use of SARS-CoV-2...

Oct 30, 2020 | Christina Baum

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  • COVID-19
  • Infectious Disease

Webinar: Antigen Testing for SARS-CoV-2 in Nursing Homes—Considerations for Local Public Health

NACCHO webinar on antigen testing for SARS-COV-2 in Nursing Homes, sharing guidance and information for local health...

Oct 21, 2020 | Christina Baum

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Multi-faceted EPA Research Addressing Threats to Public...

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) researchers are working to...

Sep 27, 2021 | Guest Author

Multi-faceted EPA Research Addressing Threats to Public...

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NACCHO and the Alzheimer’s Association Collaborating to...

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO),...

Sep 21, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

NACCHO and the Alzheimer’s Association Collaborating to...

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Responding to Per- And Polyfluoroalkyl Substances in...

On August 12, 2021, NACCHO and AAAS’s EPI Center hosted a webinar on PFAS...

Aug 27, 2021 | Guest Author

Responding to Per- And Polyfluoroalkyl Substances in...

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  • Food Safety & Inspection
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NEHA-FDA RFFM Mentorship Program in partnership with the...

Applications for the program are now open from September 9 through November 15,...

Aug 03, 2021 | Guest Author

NEHA-FDA RFFM Mentorship Program in partnership with the...

  • COVID-19

Investing in Evidence to Inform How to Rebuild the U.S....

Associate Professor, Erika Martin and Betty Bekemeier (University of Washington...

Apr 07, 2021 | Guest Author

Investing in Evidence to Inform How to Rebuild the U.S....

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Improving Social Determinants of Health – Getting...

NACCHO is pleased to announced the release of three Request for Proposals to...

Feb 17, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

Improving Social Determinants of Health – Getting...

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NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners in Calling on the...

NACCHO joins leading public health organizations in signing a declaration...

Jan 27, 2021 | Anu Varma

NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners in Calling on the...

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Preparing Your Local Health Department for the Future

If the pandemic has taught us one thing, it is the importance of preparedness....

Jan 15, 2021 | Guest Author

Preparing Your Local Health Department for the Future

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  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Promoting Healthy Weight Success Stories & New Online...

The CHOICES Project at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health launched...

Dec 26, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

Promoting Healthy Weight Success Stories & New Online...

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Water Quality

Purdue University’s New Water Systems Course Designed to...

Purdue is partnering with NACCHO to offer this online course at a discount for...

Dec 04, 2020 | Emily D'Angelo

Purdue University’s New Water Systems Course Designed to...

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  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Opportunity

NACCHO and CFP Seeks New Recruits for the 2020-2022 Food...

NACCHO and CFP are seeking 10-15 state, local, tribal, and territorial health...

Oct 13, 2020 | Anu Varma

NACCHO and CFP Seeks New Recruits for the 2020-2022 Food...

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  • Climate Change
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NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners to Recognize...

NACCHO partners with Children’s Environmental Health Network for CEH Day 2020.

Sep 28, 2020 | Guest Author

NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners to Recognize...

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