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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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George Floyd
  • Press Release

NACCHO Statement in Response to the George Floyd Murder Trial Verdict

The verdict in the George Floyd murder trial is one step forward in holding police accountable for violent actions...

Apr 21, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

Climate Change
  • Press Release

NACCHO and CDC Announce 2021 Climate and Health Adaptation Program Grantees

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), with support from the Climate and Health Program...

Apr 07, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

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  • Press Release

NACCHO Applauds Passage of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021

The National Association of County and City Health Officials, on behalf of the country’s nearly 3,000 local health...

Mar 10, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

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  • Press Release

NACCHO Awards Funding to Support Comprehensive Community Approaches Addressing Childhood Trauma to Prevent Substance Misuse

With support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the National Association of County and City...

Mar 09, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

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  • Press Release

NACCHO President Jennifer Kertanis Testified Before Congress on Public Health Infrastructure and Workforce Issues

Today Jennifer Kertanis, MPH, Director of Health at the Farmington Valley Health District, and President of the...

Feb 24, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

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  • Press Release

NACCHO Leader Testifies Before Congress on COVID-19 Vaccines and Vaccine Hesitancy

Today, Philip Huang, MD, MPH, Director and Health Authority of the Dallas County Department of Health and Human...

Feb 19, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

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  • Press Release

NACCHO Statement on the FY21 Omnibus Spending package and Covid-19 Relief Package by Chief Executive Officer Lori Tremmel Freeman

The National Association of County and City Health Officials, on behalf of the nation’s nearly 3,000 local health...

Dec 22, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

Foodborne Illnesses
  • Press Release

NACCHO and FDA Announce Tenth Cohort of the Retail Program Standards Mentorship Program

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), representing the country’s nearly 3,000 local...

Dec 18, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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  • Press Release

NACCHO Chief Executive Officer Lori Tremmel Freeman Honored as One of the 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare by Modern Healthcare Magazine

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), the voice of the country’s nearly 3,000 local...

Dec 15, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

New White House
  • Press Release
  • Podcast

NACCHO Podcast Series: The Presidential and 117th Congressional Transition

In a special episode of the National Association of County and City Health Official’s (NACCHO’s) Podcast Series, Ian...

Dec 11, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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...

Ci  Climate  Change
  • 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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