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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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Organizational Support to Amplify the Voices of People With Disabilities

Local health departments can model true allyship by using their platforms to raise awareness, combat misconceptions,...

Apr 21, 2022 | Guest Author

  • Awards & Recognition

Nominations for the Inclusion and Diversity for Equitable Advancement in Environmental Health Award

The IDEA EH Award will celebrate organizations whose environmental health leadership exemplifies inclusion, diversity,...

Apr 13, 2022 | Guest Author

  • Health & Disability

#AcrossTheLifespan: Recognizing Birth Defects Through all Phases of Life

January not only marks the beginning of a new year, but also National Birth Defects Awareness Month.

Jan 20, 2022 | Guest Author

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Tri-County Health Department Helps Community Prepare

During this, National Preparedness Month, see how the Tri-County Health Department in Colorado helps its community...

Sep 24, 2021 | Guest Author

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Webinar: What's New: Equity and Policy Preparedness During Public Health Emergencies

Join this webinar on Tuesday, September 14, 1:00-2:30 pm ET.

Sep 10, 2021 | Guest Author

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CDC, AmeriCorps Seek Proposals to Build a New Generation of Public Health Leaders

AmeriCorps, in a new partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has launched Public Health...

Sep 09, 2021 | Guest Author

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FDA Shares Vaccine Information in Multiple Languages

The FDA has made vaccine information available in multiple languages.

Sep 03, 2021 | Guest Author

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  • Tools & Resources

FEMA Offering Assistance through the National Exercise Program

FEMA is accepting requests for exercise support through the National Exercise Program.

Sep 02, 2021 | Guest Author

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources

COVID-19 School Testing Toolkit

To help support schools who are implementing regular school testing programs, CDC has developed a suite of free...

Sep 02, 2021 | Guest Author

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  • COVID-19

FDA Authorizes Expanded Use for REGEN-COV mAb

The FDA has authorized an additional use for the COVID-19 monoclonal antibody therapeutic REGEN-COV (casirivimab and...

Aug 05, 2021 | Guest Author

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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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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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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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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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  • Health in All Policies
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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

  • Tools & Resources
  • 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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