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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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  • Antibiotic Resistance

Paper Demonstrates Tremendous Healthcare Costs Associated with Antibiotic Resistance

A new paper from CDC and the University of Utah published in Clinical Infectious Diseases estimates that the national...

Mar 05, 2021 | Christina Baum

Notice of Funding Opportunity: Upto $180 Million Available for the Low or No Emission Vehicle Program

U.S. Department of Transportation announces $180 Million funding opportunity for Low or No Emission Transit Vehicles &...

Mar 04, 2021 | Anu Varma

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Research & Reports

HIV in the USA: The Lancet Special Edition

Surveying the ongoing challenges to ending the HIV epidemic in the USA, a six-paper Series published in The Lancet...

Mar 04, 2021

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Local Health Department Billing Practices & Participation in the 340B Drug Pricing Program

NACCHO is interested in supporting local health departments to increase funding by billing for clinical services or...

Mar 04, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Co-located HIV Services Can Help Women Who Inject Drugs Access PrEP, Study Shows

A new study funded by NIH’s National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA) suggests that implementing PrEP distribution within...

Mar 04, 2021 | Guest Author, Julia Zigman

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Infographic: Verifying PrEP is Covered as a Preventive Service

The new NASTAD infographic, “Verifying PrEP is Covered as a Preventive Service,” summarizes the steps to verify that a...

Mar 04, 2021 | Julia Zigman

NASTAD CIE
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

NASTAD Opens Center for Innovation and Engagement

NASTAD recently announced the launch of its Center for Innovation and Engagement (CIE) website. The CIE provides...

Mar 04, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

HepVu Launches County-Level Hepatitis C-Related Mortality Data

HepVu launched it’s new interactive maps and data visualizing Hepatitis C-related mortality at the county-level,...

Mar 04, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

HIV Data Protection Landscape for EHE Jurisdictions

NASTAD released a new resource assessing HIV Data Protection Landscape for EHE Jurisdictions.

Mar 04, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

RWHAP Penalties and Requirements Waived for FY20 & FY21

The HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau released a final letter outlining the requirements and penalties that are waived for FY20 &...

Mar 04, 2021

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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...

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  • 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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  • Tools & Resources

CDC Report: Temporary Reassignment of Personnel Requests...

CDC recently updated its flexibilities guidance for recipients and applicants...

Jul 09, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

CDC Report: Temporary Reassignment of Personnel Requests...

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