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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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  • Food Safety & Inspection

FDA Warns Jimmy John’s and Sprouts Unlimited After Outbreak

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) posted a warning letter issued to Jimmy John’s Franchise LLC for engaging...

Feb 27, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Webinar
  • Health in All Policies

HiAP Webinar Recording: Local HiAP Initiatives

The second webinar in NACCHO’s 2020 Monthly Health in All Policies (HiAP) Webinar Series was held on Tuesday, Feb. 27.

Feb 27, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Food Safety & Inspection

FDA Office of Regulatory Affairs Strategic Plan Development Survey

Throughout Fiscal Year 2020, FDA’s Office of Regulatory Affairs (ORA) will be developing a comprehensive, 10-year...

Feb 20, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Outbreak Investigation of Hepatitis A: Fresh Conventional Blackberries (December 2019)

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and state...

Feb 20, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Food Safety & Inspection

FDA Reopens Comment Period on General Principles for Food Standards Modernization

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is reopening the comment period on a 2005 proposed rule to establish a set of...

Feb 20, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response
  • Hazards & Health Effects

Updated Shelter Assessment Resources

Read about CDC’s updated Shelter Assessment Tool and how it and other resources can be used to help environmental...

Feb 20, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Emergency Response
  • Training

Environmental Health Training in Emergency Response (EHTER) Operational Course

Learn how to address the environmental health impacts of emergencies and disasters in a hands-on training with...

Feb 20, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Informatics
  • Leadership
  • Research & Reports
  • Workforce Development

The Future of the Environmental Health Profession

This article from the American Journal of Public Health discusses some perspectives that illuminate how problem areas...

Feb 20, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Workforce Development

Identifying Needs for Advancing the Profession and Workforce in Environmental Health

A new American Journal of Public Health article reviews an in-depth assessment and analysis of the current challenges...

Feb 20, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Hazards & Health Effects
  • Health in All Policies
  • Water Quality

Addressing Lead Poisoning through a HiAP Approach in Arizona

The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) released a case study featuring the Arizona...

Feb 20, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

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...

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...

Covid
  • 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...

Wildfire
  • 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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