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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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Ending the epidemic
  • Funding Opportunity
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Extended Deadline: Request for Proposals: Ending the HIV Epidemic (EHE) Strategic Planning Consultant

NACCHO will award up to $20,000 to hire a consultant to provide subject matter expertise, technical assistance, and...

Aug 12, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Research & Reports

CDC Releases New HIV Surveillance and Supplemental Surveillance Reports

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published three new reports using HIV surveillance data,...

May 28, 2021 | Julia Zigman, Guest Author

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Policy

Policy Brief: Urgent Action Is Needed in 2021 to End HIV in the United States

The O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown University has published three new briefs as...

May 28, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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

Key Questions: HIV and COVID-19

This analysis explores key questions around COVID-19 and HIV – what we know and what we are still learning.

May 28, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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

Decreases in Hepatitis C Testing and Treatment During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic caused major decreases in hepatitis C virus testing and treatment, hindering efforts to meet WHO...

May 28, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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

Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Chlamydia and Gonorrhea Screening in the U.S.

A new study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine found that COVID-19 caused a significant reduction in...

May 28, 2021 | Julia Zigman, Guest Author

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

National HIV Testing Day Theme Announcement

On June 27th each year, we observe National HIV Testing Day (NHTD) to emphasize and encourage HIV testing. This year,...

May 13, 2021 | Julia Zigman

Know Hep B
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

CDC Updates Know Hepatitis B Campaign Materials

In conjunction with Hepatitis Awareness Month, CDC released a new installment of the Know Hepatitis B (KHB) campaign...

May 13, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Infectious Disease

CDC Releases Shigella Prevention and Control Toolkit

The toolkit was developed to help state and local health departments respond to suspected or confirmed cases clusters,...

May 13, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

HHS Releases New Buprenorphine Practice Guidelines, Expanding Access to Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder

Excerpted blog post from HHS detailing new buprenorphine practice guidelines that among other things, remove a longtime...

May 11, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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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...

Ci  Climate  Change
  • 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...

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