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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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  • Press Release

NACCHO Requests Protection of Public Health Department Officials and Staff from Harassment, Intimidation, and Threats of Violence

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) sent a letter today to U.S. Attorney General...

Oct 18, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

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  • Podcast

Podcast from Washington: Surgo Ventures with Dr. Sema Sgaier

Ian Goldstein speaks with Dr. Sema Sgaier, co-founder and CEO of Surgo Ventures, a dynamic action tank that combines...

Oct 14, 2021 | Ian Goldstein

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NACCHO Members Testify at Subcommittee Hearing on Public Health Infrastructure

On September 29, 2021, two NACCHO members testified during the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis hearing,...

Oct 01, 2021 | Hope Van Bronkhorst

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  • Podcast

Podcast from Washington: Authors of Broke in America: Seeing, Understanding, and Ending U.S. Poverty

Ian Goldstein speaks with the authors of Broke in America: Seeing, Understanding, and Ending U.S. Poverty, by Colleen...

Sep 24, 2021 | Ian Goldstein

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  • Podcast

Podcast from Washington: Equitable Approaches to Recruitment and Hiring at Local Health Departments

Ian Goldstein speaks with Ethan Johnson, Communications and Performance Management Director at the Florida Department...

Sep 24, 2021 | Ian Goldstein

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  • Press Release

NACCHO Podcast Series: Equitable Approaches to Recruitment and Hiring at Local Health Departments

In this week's episode of Podcast from Washington, NACCHO government affairs team members Ian Goldstein and Adriane...

Sep 15, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

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Senate Passes FY 2022 Budget Resolution

This week, the Senate adopted a budget resolution that sets in motion the Budget Reconciliation process to enact larger...

Aug 13, 2021 | Jackie Weinrich

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House Proposes Investment of $1 Billion in Public Health Infrastructure and Capacity: What it Means for Local Health Departments

A notable addition to the bill includes a new $1 billion funding stream specifically dedicated to expanding the...

Aug 13, 2021 | Silvio Renna

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Senate HELP Committee Holds Hearing on Rebuilding Public Health Infrastructure

On Tuesday, July 27, the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) held a hearing entitled “The...

Jul 30, 2021 | Jackie Weinrich

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White House, Bipartisan Congress Group Reaches Deal on Major Infrastructure Bill

On Wednesday, a bipartisan group in Congress and the Biden administration came to an agreement on details for the...

Jul 30, 2021 | Silvio Renna

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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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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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