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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 New Analysis: Changes in Local Health Department Workforce and Finance Capacity Since 2008

— Updated data highlight pre-COVID challenges and potential impact of COVID-related economic downturn —

Jul 10, 2020 | Andrea Grenadier

  • COVID-19
  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Recommendations
  • Workforce Development

A Guide to Community Based Workforce Principles for Contact Tracing

As an organization focused on strengthening clinical-community partnerships to implement upstream work that address...

Jun 04, 2020 | Ashley Edmiston

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  • Research & Reports

FAIR Health Report: Illuminating the Impact of COVID-19 on Hospitals and Health Systems

FAIR Health has released a new COVID-19 brief to explore the impact of COVID-19 on hospitals and health systems.

May 20, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • Performance Improvement

Thoughts on Adaptive Leadership During the COVID-19 Pandemic

By focusing on a few elements of leadership practice, public health leaders, particularly those in state and local...

Apr 03, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

  • Leadership
  • Performance Improvement
  • President's Corner

Public Health Transformational Leader Reena Chudgar Shares Advice on How to Develop and Successfully Implement Innovative Ideas

Reena Chudgar, MPH, is Director of Innovation at the Public Health National Center for Innovations (PHNCI). Reena...

Feb 19, 2020 | George Roberts

  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Social Determinants of Health

Connect Columbus: Assessing Infrastructure to Improve Health & Equity

Do you live in a car-centric city? Do some residents lack access to an automobile and face a distinct disadvantage when...

Jul 12, 2016 | Alyson Jordan

  • Medical Reserve Corps
  • Social Determinants of Health

Naloxone Training Saves Lives: Addressing Heroin Overdoses in Portage County, Ohio

Deaths caused by heroin overdoses are on the rise in Portage County, OH. Since 2011, data from the coroner’s office...

Jul 07, 2016 | Guest Author

  • Medical Reserve Corps
  • Social Determinants of Health

Filling the Treatment Gap: Florida Keys School Health Initiative

The Florida Keys comprise 120 linear miles from Key West to Key Largo. Access to care is a frequent and predominant...

Jul 05, 2016 | Lindsay Tiffany

  • Medical Reserve Corps
  • Social Determinants of Health

Taking Steps Together towards a Healthier Community

In 2014, Woodford County (KY) Health Department won the National Association of City and County Health Officials’...

Jul 01, 2016 | Lindsay Tiffany

  • Social Determinants of Health

Our Branding Process: Improving Public Health Communications

Do people in your community recognize your health department, what you do, why you matter, and how you make a...

Dec 07, 2015 | Guest Author

Partner Articles

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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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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Scholarships Available: SYNChronicity 2020 Conference –...

SYNC 2020, the National Conference for HIV, HCV, STI and LGBTQ Health, is...

Jul 08, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Scholarships Available: SYNChronicity 2020 Conference –...

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Apply Now: DIS Scholarships for STD Engage 2020...

NCSD and NACCHO are pleased to offer several full scholarships for DIS to...

Jun 24, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Apply Now: DIS Scholarships for STD Engage 2020...

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  • Tools & Resources
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Social Media Resources: National HIV Testing Day

Social media toolkit for National HIV Testing Day, a day to raise awareness...

Jun 24, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Social Media Resources: National HIV Testing Day

  • COVID-19
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Syringe Services Programs and the COVID-19 Pandemic:...

Local health departments (LHDs) are on the frontlines of the opioid crisis,...

Jun 16, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Syringe Services Programs and the COVID-19 Pandemic:...

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  • Community Engagement
  • Informatics
  • Opportunity

The Path to One Million: Leveraging the Power of Public...

Since its launch, the All of Us Research Program has enrolled more than 350,000...

Jun 11, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

The Path to One Million: Leveraging the Power of Public...

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  • Tools & Resources
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

NCSD Brief: At-Home Self-Collection Lab Testing for...

The National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) developed a technical assistance...

Jun 10, 2020 | Julia Zigman

NCSD Brief: At-Home Self-Collection Lab Testing for...

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  • Tools & Resources
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

NCSD Releases STD Billing Toolkit

The National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) released STD TAC Billing...

Jun 10, 2020 | Julia Zigman

NCSD Releases STD Billing Toolkit

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  • Tools & Resources
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

NCSD Webinar: At-Home HIV & STI Testing – The Lab...

Part 4 in a series of webinars discussing at-home HIV & STI testing at health...

Jun 10, 2020 | Julia Zigman

NCSD Webinar: At-Home HIV & STI Testing – The Lab...

  • Tools & Resources
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Kaiser Family Foundation Releases Ending the HIV...

Kaiser Family Foundation has released two new resources related to the federal...

Jun 10, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Kaiser Family Foundation Releases Ending the HIV...

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