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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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  • Informatics
  • Rural Health

Harnessing the Power of Rural to Create a Healthier Future for All of Us

National Rural Health Day offers an opportunity to celebrate the power of rural by highlighting the unique health care...

Nov 17, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • Tools & Resources
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Sexual Health Questions to Ask All Patients

This new sexual history-taking tool from the National Coalition of Sexual Health builds upon CDC's 5 Ps approach and...

Nov 11, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • Webinar
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

NACCHO Webinar: Reverse the Cycle: A Model to Respond to Hospital-based Substance Use Disorder

Join NACCHO for a webinar that will explore how public health and hospital organizations are working together to...

Oct 22, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Antibiotic Resistance

HHS Releases National Action Plan for Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria (CARB), 2020-2025

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has released the next National Action Plan for Combating...

Oct 09, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Opportunity

Preparing Tomorrow's Leaders in Health: Harvard Fellowship Application Open

The Commonwealth Fund Fellowship in Minority Health Policy at Harvard University has announced the call for...

Oct 05, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Epidemiology
  • Infectious Disease

Webinar Recording: Intro to CDC's Law and Epidemic Emergency Preparedness (LEEP) Online Course

The recording and slides from NACCHO's webinar, "Intro to CDC's Law and Epidemic Emergency Preparedness (LEEP) Online...

Sep 22, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Infectious Disease
  • Influenza

Gear Up for Flu Season!

CDC has published a range of resources - including social media messaging, key talking points, videos, and widgets -...

Sep 22, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • COVID-19
  • Webinar
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Infectious Disease

Webinar Series: Anti-Microbial Resistance in Light of COVID-19

Through a four-part webinar series, global experts will discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic could reshape strategies for...

Sep 22, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Contact Tracing

Encouraging Participation and Cooperation in Contact Tracing: Lessons from Survey Research

The Societal Experts Action Network (SEAN), which is housed at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and...

Aug 27, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • COVID-19
  • Emergency Response
  • Infectious Disease

Promoting Mask-wearing during the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Policymaker’s Guide

Resolve to Save Lives released a new report to synthesize global evidence on how masks prevent virus transmission and...

Aug 27, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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...

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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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  • 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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  • 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...

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  • 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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