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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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Fast Food Consumption Linked to New Health Concerns

We already know that fast food contributes to obesity rates, but a new study by the George Washington University has...

Apr 25, 2016 | Katie Regan

155 Countries to Sign Paris Agreement Today in Honor of Earth Day

Today, to celebrate Earth Day, 155 countries will sign the Paris Agreement on Climate Change at the United Nations...

Apr 22, 2016 | Katie Regan

Global Diabetes Rate Increases Significantly

A new report by the World Health Organization (WHO) reveals a fourfold increase in global diabetes cases in the last 36...

Apr 19, 2016 | Katie Regan

New U.S. Report Advances Knowledge on Health Impacts of Climate Change

The Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health in the United States: A Scientific Assessment, a new report by the Obama...

Apr 10, 2016 | Katie Regan

What type of resources and/or tools does your jurisdiction need to manage cottage foods?

Let us know in the comments below.

Apr 06, 2016 | Katie Regan

FDA Finalizes Rule to Ensure Food Safety During Transport

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has finalized a new food safety rule that will help prevent food contamination...

Apr 06, 2016 | Katie Regan

New Study Suggests Air Pollution Linked to Premature Birth

A new study published in the journal of Environmental Health Perspectives suggests that air pollution in the United...

Apr 01, 2016 | Katie Regan

7 Million Americans at Risk of Man-Made Earthquakes, Says USGS

A new report by the United States Geological Survey (USGS) shows that approximately 7 million people live and work in...

Mar 30, 2016 | Katie Regan

Environmental Factors Cause One in Four Deaths Worldwide

A new report by the World Health Organization (WHO) concludes that environmental factors like air, water, and soil...

Mar 25, 2016 | Katie Regan

New Study Links Air Pollution to Increased Risk of Obesity and Diabetes

Exposure to air pollution, even for just a month or two, may be enough to increase the risk of developing diabetes,...

Mar 24, 2016 | Katie Regan

Partner Articles

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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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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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  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

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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  • 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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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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