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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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Hurricane Season Ready: Preparedness and Response Resources

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) is closely monitoring Hurricane Dorian and is...

Aug 28, 2019 | Katie Dwyer

The Landscape of Local Public Health Preparedness: Findings from the 2018 Preparedness Profile Assessment

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) has released the 2018 Preparedness Profile...

Dec 20, 2018 | Katie Dwyer

CDC Releases New MMWR on Acute Flaccid Myelitis

On November 13, 2018, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a new Morbidity and Mortality Weekly...

Nov 13, 2018 | Katie Dwyer

CDC Releases Updated Public Health Emergency Preparedness Capabilities for State and Local Public Health

On October 25, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released the 2018 Public Health Emergency...

Oct 30, 2018 | Katie Dwyer

NACCHO Activates for Hurricanes: Information and Resources

As of 9/26/18 NACCHO deactivated its incident command for hurricane Florence. We continue to engage with federal and...

Sep 13, 2018 | Katie Dwyer

Ebola Outbreak in Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo

The CDC issued a Bulletin on September 13, 2018 regarding an outbreak of Ebola in the Eastern Democratic Republic of...

Sep 13, 2018 | Katie Dwyer

Hurricane Lane in Eastern Pacific: Resources and Information

The National Oceanic and Atomspheric Administration (NOAA) is predicting that Hurricane Lane may impact the Hawaiian...

Aug 21, 2018 | Katie Dwyer

Wildfire Health and Safety Information and Resources

Local Health Departments’ Role in Wildfire Response Local health departments are life-saving first responders to...

Jun 27, 2018 | Katie Dwyer

Hepatitis A Outbreak

On June 11, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a Health Advisory for Hepatitis A outbreaks occuring...

Jun 12, 2018 | Katie Dwyer

Ebola Outbreak in Congo

*The following information was adapted from CDC’s DSLR Friday Update on May 25, 2018* On May 8, the Ministry of...

May 25, 2018 | Katie Dwyer

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Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships...

NACCHO is pleased to launch the three revised assessments of Mobilizing for...

Nov 22, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships...

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RFP: NACCHO Seeking a Graphic Designer for New MAPP 2.0...

NACCHO is seeking a qualified consultant to provide graphic design for the new...

Nov 07, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

RFP: NACCHO Seeking a Graphic Designer for New MAPP 2.0...

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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

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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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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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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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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...

Alzheimers Disease
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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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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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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...

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