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The Word on Local Health Departments is a blog by the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO).

Summit Podcast Series: 100 Resilient Cities, Part Two

In the second year of the Preparedness Summit Podcast series, take a deeper dive into the subject of preparedness with...

Jun 02, 2016 | Mary Hodges

Summit Podcast Series: 100 Resilient Cities, Part One

In the second year of the Preparedness Summit Podcast series, take a deeper dive into the subject of preparedness with...

May 31, 2016 | Mary Hodges

New Individual & Family Emergency Response Guides

The New York Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s Office of Emergency Preparedness and Response released...

May 25, 2016 | Mary Hodges

Decontamination Guidance for Chemical Incidents

HHS released a recommendations guide called Primary Response Incident Scene Management (PRISM) for mass patient...

May 25, 2016 | Mary Hodges

Local Health Departments Reflect on the Impacts of PHEP Funding Cuts

This post originally ran on NACCHO’s Healthy People, Healthy Places blog. For more environmental health news and...

May 24, 2016 | Mary Hodges

Economic Losses from Natural Disasters Total in the Trillions

A new calculation by scientists estimates that natural disasters around the globe have resulted in roughly $7 trillion...

May 23, 2016 | Mary Hodges

Summit Podcast Series: Lessons Learned from the Attempted Times Square Bombing

In the second year of the Preparedness Summit Podcast series, take a deeper dive into the subject of preparedness with...

May 13, 2016 | Mary Hodges

“Not if, but When”: Experts Share Latest Zika Response Activities

By Andrea Grenadier, Communications Specialist, NACCHO Representatives from major public health organizations addressed...

May 02, 2016 | Mary Hodges

2016 National Preparedness Index Results Released

The 2016 National Preparedness Index Results were released this week. The Index is an annual assessment of the...

Apr 28, 2016 | Mary Hodges

The Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health in the United States: A Scientific Assessment

The White House released the U.S. Global Change Research Program’s latest assessment, “The Impacts of...

Apr 06, 2016 | Mary Hodges

Partner Articles

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  • COVID-19
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Central District Health Department

The Building Local Operational Capacity for COVID-19, Healthcare-Associated...

Sep 11, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Central District Health Department

Calhoun
  • COVID-19
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Calhoun County Health Department

The Building Local Operational Capacity for COVID-19, Healthcare-Associated...

Sep 08, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Calhoun County Health Department

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Getting into the Groove: School-Located Vaccination...

NACCHO’s Immunization team has developed the School-Located Vaccination Clinic...

Aug 31, 2023 | Kayla Miller, PHAP

Getting into the Groove: School-Located Vaccination...

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Community Health Assessment and Improvement Planning
  • Community Engagement
  • Healthy People 2030

New Resource: A Guide to Aligning Healthy People 2030...

To help address the social determinants of health and advance health equity,...

Aug 14, 2023 | Andrea Grenadier

New Resource: A Guide to Aligning Healthy People 2030...

PIMA County 1
  • COVID-19
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Pima County

The Building Local Operational Capacity for COVID-19, Healthcare-Associated...

Aug 14, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Pima County

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  • Community Engagement
  • Community Resilience
  • Immunization
  • Vaccine Hesitancy

Community health workers meet people where they are to...

The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted what we already know to be true: higher-risk...

Aug 10, 2023 | Dominique Baradaran, MSM, Interim Chief of Community Health, Oklahoma City- County Health Department

Community health workers meet people where they are to...

Brownsville
  • COVID-19
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Brownsville

The Building Local Operational Capacity for COVID-19, Healthcare-Associated...

Aug 07, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Brownsville

Cook County
  • COVID-19
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Cook County

The Building Local Operational Capacity for COVID-19, Healthcare-Associated...

Jul 31, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Cook County

Cameron County 1
  • COVID-19
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Cameron County

The Building Local Operational Capacity for COVID-19, Healthcare-Associated...

Jul 24, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Cameron County

Du Page County 1
  • COVID-19
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: DuPage County

The Building Local Operational Capacity for COVID-19, Healthcare-Associated...

Jul 17, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: DuPage County

Cass County 5
  • COVID-19
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Cass County

The Building Local Operational Capacity for COVID-19, Healthcare-Associated...

Jul 10, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Cass County

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Community Health Assessment and Improvement Planning
  • Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP)
  • Healthy Aging

New Release: Indicators of Healthy Aging: A Guide to...

NACCHO, in partnership with the Trust for America’s Health and with funding...

Jun 20, 2023 | Andrea Grenadier

New Release: Indicators of Healthy Aging: A Guide to...

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