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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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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Breastfeeding

RFA: Identifying Care Gaps: Conducting Community Assessments to Improve the Chest/Breastfeeding Landscape in Historically Oppressed Communities

NACCHO is pleased to provide funding for the Identifying Care Gaps: Conducting Community Assessments to Improve the...

Feb 01, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Access to Care
  • Breastfeeding
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

U.S. Surgeon General Releases a Call to Action to Improve Maternal Health

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently released the HHS Maternal Health Action Plan to reduce...

Dec 19, 2020 | Adelaide Appiah

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  • Webinar
  • Breastfeeding

Webinar - Navigating Lactation Support Programs in the Era of COVID-19: The Path Forward

Join us on Wednesday, December 16, at 2:00 PM EST for a webinar to learn more about how two federally qualified health...

Dec 07, 2020 | Erika Ennis

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Breastfeeding

Using Triage Scores to Remove Barriers for Breastfeeding Parents

Bismarck-Burleigh Public Health has been a longstanding lactation support provider in the community. Historically,...

Dec 04, 2020 | Betsy Kanz, Bismarck-Burleigh Public Health

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  • Breastfeeding
  • Community Engagement
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

August is National Breastfeeding Month

August is National Breastfeeding Month and this week is World Breastfeeding Week! This year's theme highlights the...

Aug 03, 2020 | Harumi Reis-Reilly

  • COVID-19
  • Breastfeeding
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Information about COVID-19 and Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has created a new webpage with information about COVID-19,...

Mar 24, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • 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

  • Breastfeeding
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Increasing Breastfeeding Support at Erie Family Health Centers

By Misty Romero, BA, RN, IBCLC and Hrishikesh T. Shetty, Institutional Giving Manager, Erie Family Health Centers...

Nov 05, 2019 | Guest Author

  • Breastfeeding
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Leveraging Partnerships and Strengthening Connections to Support Breastfeeding Families

While the need to better support breastfeeding families in safety-net clinics is well recognized, internal resources...

Oct 29, 2019 | Guest Author

  • Breastfeeding
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Streamlining Breastfeeding Support and Education in a Federally Qualified Health Center in New York City

In New York City, we have witnessed staggering inequities in maternal health outcomes, which is largely driven by...

Oct 22, 2019 | Guest Author

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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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  • 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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