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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

  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Training

Join us for a Climate for Health Ambassadors Training at...

We are partnering with Climate for Health and ecoAmerica to offer an...

Jul 11, 2022 | Anu Varma

Join us for a Climate for Health Ambassadors Training at...

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Infectious Disease
  • Community Health

New Resource: BLOC COVID Video Series

This video series was developed from interviews with BLOC COVID funded sites to...

Jul 06, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson, Candice Young

New Resource: BLOC COVID Video Series

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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization

Partnering for Pediatric Vaccinations

Florida Department of Health in Manatee County has been leading the way in...

Jun 17, 2022 | Amiris Roberson

Partnering for Pediatric Vaccinations

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  • Press Release

NACCHO Announces Ten Health Department Grantees to...

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), with...

May 18, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

NACCHO Announces Ten Health Department Grantees to...

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  • Webinar
  • Infectious Disease
  • Community Health
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

World Hand Hygiene Day 2022

This year’s theme for World Hand Hygiene Day on May 5 is focused on recognizing...

May 04, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson

World Hand Hygiene Day 2022

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  • Press Release

Public Health Groups Announce Grantees for National...

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) and the...

Apr 07, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

Public Health Groups Announce Grantees for National...

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Hazards & Health Effects

Multi-faceted EPA Research Addressing Threats to Public...

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) researchers are working to...

Sep 27, 2021 | Guest Author

Multi-faceted EPA Research Addressing Threats to Public...

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  • Press Release

NACCHO and the Alzheimer’s Association Collaborating to...

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO),...

Sep 21, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

NACCHO and the Alzheimer’s Association Collaborating to...

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Water Quality

Responding to Per- And Polyfluoroalkyl Substances in...

On August 12, 2021, NACCHO and AAAS’s EPI Center hosted a webinar on PFAS...

Aug 27, 2021 | Guest Author

Responding to Per- And Polyfluoroalkyl Substances in...

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Opportunity

NEHA-FDA RFFM Mentorship Program in partnership with the...

Applications for the program are now open from September 9 through November 15,...

Aug 03, 2021 | Guest Author

NEHA-FDA RFFM Mentorship Program in partnership with the...

  • 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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