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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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  • Antibiotic Resistance
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  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

NACCHO Releases New Resource Library for Infection Prevention and Control Professionals

NACCHO, in partnership with the CDC, has compiled resources to enhance the capacity of local health department staff to...

Jun 01, 2022 | Erin Laird, Kimberly Nalley

NACCHO Funding Opportunity
  • Infectious Disease
  • Opportunity
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

Request for Proposals: Evaluating Essential Skills and Workforce Training Needs for Local Health Department Staff Engaged in Infection Prevention and Control Activities

NACCHO will award up to $100,000 for a consultant, or consulting firm, to assist NACCHO with the development,...

Apr 21, 2022 | Erin Laird

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  • COVID-19
  • Infectious Disease

Resource Post: New AMA Video Shows How to Avoid Counterfeit N95s

New AMA video shows how to identify and select NIOSH-approved N95 respirators vs. counterfeit N95s.

Oct 14, 2021 | Erin Laird

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  • Infectious Disease
  • Opportunity

Request for Proposals: Subject Matter Expert Consultant to Support Building Local Health Department Capacity to Deliver Infection Prevention and Control Training and Education

With funding from CDC, NACCHO will award up to $50,000 for a consultant, or consulting firm, to support NACCHO and its...

Oct 01, 2021 | Erin Laird

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Epidemiology

Webinar Wrap-Up: How the U.S. Digital Service can help Navigate Reporting Requirements for Rapid COVID-19 Antigen Tests

During a webinar on Tuesday, September 28, 2021, the United States Digital Service and Pima County (AZ) discussed two...

Sep 29, 2021 | Erin Laird, Kimberly Nalley, Zachary Smith

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  • Infectious Disease
  • Tuberculosis

New NACCHO Case Study Series Highlights LHD and Health Center Partnerships to Address TB and COVID-19

NACCHO developed a series of three Case Studies to share insights into how how LHD-HC partnerships pivoted during the...

Sep 22, 2021 | Erin Laird

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Infectious Disease
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

New Report: Local Health Department Infection Prevention and Control Training Needs

To advance local health department engagement in IPC activities, NACCHO, in partnership with Project Firstline,...

Sep 08, 2021 | Erin Laird

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  • COVID-19
  • Infectious Disease

Building Facility Partnerships for Infection Prevention and Control: Lessons Learned from Two NACCHO Demonstration Sites

Two BLOC COVID-19 demonstration sites share their experiences with building facility partnerships for infection...

Jun 07, 2021 | Erin Laird, Kimberly Nalley

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Infectious Disease

New Resource: CDC Shigella Prevention and Control Toolkit

CDC released a new Shigella Prevention and Control Toolkit to help state and local health departments respond to...

May 21, 2021 | Erin Laird

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  • Infectious Disease
  • Tuberculosis

World TB Day Resources

In honor of World TB Day, celebrated each year on March 24, NACCHO has compiled a few relevant resources.

Mar 24, 2021 | Erin Laird

Partner Articles

  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Training

Join us for a Climate for Health Ambassadors Training at...

We are partnering with Climate for Health and ecoAmerica to offer an...

Jul 11, 2022 | Anu Varma

Join us for a Climate for Health Ambassadors Training at...

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Infectious Disease
  • Community Health

New Resource: BLOC COVID Video Series

This video series was developed from interviews with BLOC COVID funded sites to...

Jul 06, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson, Candice Young

New Resource: BLOC COVID Video Series

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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization

Partnering for Pediatric Vaccinations

Florida Department of Health in Manatee County has been leading the way in...

Jun 17, 2022 | Amiris Roberson

Partnering for Pediatric Vaccinations

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  • Press Release

NACCHO Announces Ten Health Department Grantees to...

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

May 18, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

NACCHO Announces Ten Health Department Grantees to...

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  • Webinar
  • Infectious Disease
  • Community Health
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

World Hand Hygiene Day 2022

This year’s theme for World Hand Hygiene Day on May 5 is focused on recognizing...

May 04, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson

World Hand Hygiene Day 2022

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  • Press Release

Public Health Groups Announce Grantees for National...

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

Apr 07, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

Public Health Groups Announce Grantees for National...

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Hazards & Health Effects

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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  • Press Release

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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  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Water Quality

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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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Opportunity

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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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Accreditation & Quality Improvement
  • Opportunity
  • Performance Improvement

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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