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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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  • Climate Change

New CDC Climate and Health Notice of Funding Opportunity Due 6/18/21

CDC/ATSDR is excited to announce the new Climate Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO).

Apr 22, 2021 | Guest Author

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

National Trans HIV Testing Day is April 18

CDC’s NHBS-Trans report found that 42% of transgender women surveyed in seven major US cities have HIV.

Apr 15, 2021 | Guest Author, Julia Zigman

STD Roadmap
  • Tools & Resources
  • Access to Care
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Infectious Disease

The STD QCS Planning Toolkit: Easy to Use, Helpful to Utilize

NACCHO, in partnership with CDC, has released the STD QCS Planning Toolkit, a marvelous and easy-to-use assessment tool...

Apr 12, 2021 | Guest Author, Barbara Wilgus, MSN, CRNP, Program Administrator, STD/HIV Prevention Training Center at Johns Hopkins

Hep Mag
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Sexual Transmission of Hepatitis C Among PrEP Users

A blog post from Hep Mag compares results of various studies discussing the prevalence of HCV among users of PrEP for...

Apr 01, 2021 | Julia Zigman, Guest Author

Hep Mag
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Black People With Hepatitis C Develop Liver Cancer Earlier

Black individuals were more likely to be overlooked for liver cancer surveillance, according to study results published...

Apr 01, 2021 | Julia Zigman, Guest Author

  • Tools & Resources

Introducing ATSDR’s Community Stress Resource Center

ife in a community experiencing long-term environmental contamination can be stressful for many reasons, including...

Mar 24, 2021 | Guest Author

  • Tools & Resources
  • Access to Care
  • Health & Disability
  • Healthy Living & Prevention

Reducing Healthcare Inequities Experienced by Adults with Developmental Disabilities

March is National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month.

Mar 19, 2021 | Guest Author

  • Tools & Resources
  • Hazards & Health Effects

US EPA’s First-Stop-Shop for Chemical Information: The CompTox Chemicals Dashboard

To ensure informed chemical safety decisions can be made about thousands of chemicals, decision makers and health...

Mar 16, 2021 | Guest Author

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Co-located HIV Services Can Help Women Who Inject Drugs Access PrEP, Study Shows

A new study funded by NIH’s National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA) suggests that implementing PrEP distribution within...

Mar 04, 2021 | Guest Author, Julia Zigman

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  • COVID-19
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Infectious Disease

National Assessment of COVID-19 Impact on TB Programs: LHD Participants Needed

The National Tuberculosis Controllers Association (NTCA) is seeking LHD participants for national assessment of the...

Feb 04, 2021 | Guest Author

Partner Articles

  • 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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  • Climate Change
  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Policy

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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  • COVID-19
  • Health in All Policies
  • Leadership
  • Workforce Development

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...

Water Fountain
  • 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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  • Press Release
  • Climate Change
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

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...

Covid
  • COVID-19
  • Webinar
  • Communications & Public Relations

Public Health Communications Collaborative Webinar

The Public Health Communications Collaborative will hold its first live Q&A...

Sep 21, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

Public Health Communications Collaborative Webinar

2021 RWJF Culture of Health Prize
  • Opportunity
  • Social Determinants of Health

Call for Applications: 2021 Robert Wood Johnson...

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2021...

Jul 20, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

Call for Applications: 2021 Robert Wood Johnson...

Wildfire
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Hazards & Health Effects

Protecting Lung Health During Wildfires

The American Lung Association has developed a new fact sheet in Spanish to...

Jul 15, 2020

Protecting Lung Health During Wildfires

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Healthy Living & Prevention
  • Parks

Greener Parks for Health

National Recreation and Park Association releases new Greener Parks for Health...

Jul 13, 2020

Greener Parks for Health

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