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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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Biden Administration Releases National Strategy on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health

On Wednesday, September 28, the Biden administration hosted the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health...

Sep 30, 2022 | Lluvia Botello, Kerry Allen

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House Passes Public Safety Legislation to Support Mental Health and Violence Prevention

On Thursday, the House of Representatives passed a package of public safety legislation, including two bills related to...

Sep 23, 2022 | Lluvia Botello, Kerry Allen

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Senate HELP Committee Criticizes Federal Monkeypox Response During Hearing

On Wednesday, September 14, the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee held a hearing entitled,...

Sep 16, 2022 | Lily Murphy, Kerry Allen

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NACCHO Honors Chelsea Cipriano of the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene as the 2022 Advocate of the Year

Today, as part of fulfilling its mission as the voice of local health departments, the National Association of County...

Jul 20, 2022 | Theresa Spinner

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NACCHO Applauds Important Investments in House L-HHS Appropriations Bill

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

Jul 05, 2022 | Kerry Allen

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  • Press Release

NACCHO Applauds Passage of Safer Communities Act

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), on behalf of the nearly 3,000 local health...

Jun 28, 2022 | Adriane Casalotti

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NACCHO Leaders Join Brief Supporting Transportation Mask Mandate

This week, NACCHO leaders joined an amicus brief in support of the Biden Administration’s appeal of an April lower...

Jun 10, 2022 | Kerry Allen

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  • Podcast

NACCHO Podcast: The Impact of the MIP Initiative on MIP Members

Ian Goldstein spoke with African American Infant and Maternal Mortality Initiative (AAIMM) Outreach and Engagement...

May 20, 2022 | Ian Goldstein

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  • Press Release
  • Gun Violence

Gun Violence and Racism Create an Intertwined Public Health Crisis Requiring Immediate Action

This past week, multiple racially motivated violent attacks took place across the country. These hate crimes include a...

May 18, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

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NACCHO Joins Coalition in Publicly Supporting FDA Proposal to Prohibit Menthol Cigarettes and Flavored Cigars

Last week, NACCHO joined a coalition led by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids in publishing a print ad in support of...

May 10, 2022 | Kerry Allen

Partner Articles

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  • Climate Change
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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
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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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  • Infectious Disease
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  • 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
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  • 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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