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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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Flu on Call: Increasing Access to Care and Treatment during Pandemic Influenza

Next year, 2018, will mark the 100th anniversary of the 1918 Influenza Pandemic (the so-called “Spanish Flu”),...

Aug 30, 2017 | Erin Roberts

CDC Releases New Tool for Telephone Triaging Patients with Possible Influenza

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released a new tool that could be helpful to medical office...

Jan 28, 2015 | Erin Roberts

Community Food Security: The Baltimore City Model

Central to the holiday of Thanksgiving is the celebration of food. The holiday’s focus on food reminds us of its...

Nov 25, 2014 | Erin Roberts

Public Health – Dayton & Montgomery County Activates Ebola Hotline

Since 2011, CDC, NACCHO, and ASTHO have co-developed Flu on Call™, a national, coordinated network of telephone triage...

Oct 13, 2014 | Erin Roberts

Student Grant Opportunity: The NCFPD Science and Engineering Workforce Development Grant

The National Center for Food Protection and Defense (NCFPD) is now accepting applications for its Science and...

Oct 07, 2014 | Erin Roberts

CDC and NACCHO Resources for Responding to Outbreaks of Foodborne Illness

Local health departments (LHDs) are on the front lines of foodborne illness prevention and response. In the face of...

Sep 02, 2014 | Erin Roberts

NACCHO Statement of Policy: Local Health Department and Pharmacy Partnerships

Strong relationships between pharmacies and state and local health departments can be mutually beneficial and build...

Aug 05, 2014 | Erin Roberts

Report: The Cost of Delaying Action to Stem Climate Change

On July 29, the Council of Economic Advisers (CEA) released a report on the economic consequences of delaying action on...

Jul 30, 2014 | Erin Roberts

UNMC and NACDS Focus Group on Pharmacy-Based Rapid Diagnostic Testing

Date: July 17, 2014 Staff Representative: Erin Roberts NACCHO is working with researchers from the University of...

Jul 23, 2014 | Erin Roberts

White House Introduces Climate Change Initiatives, including CDC Climate Change Health Vulnerability Assessment

As part of the Obama Administration’s Climate Action Plan, the Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience was...

Jul 17, 2014 | Erin Roberts

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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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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
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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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  • Infectious Disease
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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...

Alzheimers Disease
  • 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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