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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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Training and Partnering Opportunities: Economic Recovery and Disaster Housing (Web-Based and Instructor-Led)

The National Center for Disaster Preparedness at Columbia University (NCDP) is offering two web-based trainings focused...

Jan 07, 2021 | nacchovoice

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  • Press Release

The National Association of County and City Health Officials Announces Awards to Increase Disability Inclusion in Community Health Planning

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

Dec 11, 2020 | nacchovoice

Disabilities
  • Press Release

NACCHO Awards Funding to Address the Needs of People with Disabilities in COVID-19 Local Preparedness Planning, Mitigation and Recovery Efforts

Local Health Departments in Arizona, Louisiana, Michigan Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, Virginia, and Washington...

Dec 08, 2020 | nacchovoice

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  • Press Release

Texas Local Public Health Leader George T. Roberts, Jr. Is the Immediate Past President of the National Association of County and City Health Officials

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) has announced that George T. Roberts, Jr. , MHA,...

Jul 02, 2020 | nacchovoice

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  • Press Release

North Carolina Local Public Health Leader Lisa Macon Harrison Elected Board Vice President of the National Association of County and City Health Officials

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) has elected Lisa Macon Harrison, Local Health...

Jul 02, 2020 | nacchovoice

  • Opportunity
  • Training

Registration for NACCHO 360, the Reimagined NACCHO Annual Conference, is Open!

Registration for NACCHO 360 has officially opened! Join us, July 7–9 in Denver for a conference that goes beyond...

Feb 28, 2020 | nacchovoice

  • Awards & Recognition
  • Medical Reserve Corps

NACCHO Announces Over $1 Million in Medical Reserve Corps Operational Readiness Awards

NACCHO recently announced the 2019 Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) Operational Readiness Awards (ORA). The Medical Reserve...

Feb 13, 2020 | nacchovoice

  • Food Safety & Inspection

NACCHO Announces 2020 Food Service Guidelines Action Institute

NACCHO and the Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE) in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and...

Feb 11, 2020 | nacchovoice

  • Press Release

NACCHO Applauds Bipartisan, Bicameral FY2020 Appropriations Agreement

On Monday, the House Appropriations Committee unveiled the text of two FY 2020 spending packages, the second of which...

Dec 18, 2019 | nacchovoice

  • Breastfeeding
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

A Tale of Two Cities with One Common Goal: To Improve Breastfeeding Support for Low Income Mothers in Marion County, IN

By Julie Patterson, PhD, MBA, RDN, LDN, Northern Illinois University; Lindsay Moore-Otsby, MD, HealthNet; Carrie...

Nov 11, 2019 | nacchovoice

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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