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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

California's Dr. Cameron Kaiser Elected to NACCHO's Board of Directors

California Local Health Department Official Dr. Cameron Kaiser Elected to the Board of Directors of the National...

Sep 22, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Leadership
  • President's Corner

Developing Emergency Preparedness Plans with a Health Equity Focus

National Preparedness Month is an opportunity for us to pause and think about how our own health departments can plan...

Sep 22, 2020 | Jennifer C. Kertanis

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  • COVID-19
  • Global Health
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

NACCHO Exchange: Global Health

In this issue of NACCHO Exchange, we share global approaches to some of our greatest challenges; including COVID-19,...

Sep 10, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

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  • Book Club

NACCHO Book Club: The Butchering Art-Joseph Lister’s Quest to Transform the Grisly World of Victorian Medicine

The book is both gripping and gory at times, but covers personal life and loss, as well as a fascinating historical...

Sep 10, 2020 | Emily Yox

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  • Press Release

Tennessee's Mr. Joey Smith Elected to NACCHO's Board of Directors

Tennessee Local Health Department Official Mr. Joey Smith Elected to the Board of Directors of the National...

Sep 03, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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  • Press Release

NACCHO Announces its 2020-2021 Officers and Board of Directors

NACCHO's Board of Directors for July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021

Aug 31, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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  • Leadership
  • President's Corner

New NACCHO President Jennifer Kertanis Discusses the Challenges of Responding to the Pandemic and Lays Out Her Presidential Priorities

It is truly an honor to serve as NACCHO President during the 2020–2021 term despite the fact that these are the most...

Aug 30, 2020 | Jennifer C. Kertanis

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  • Book Club
  • Health Equity & Social Justice

NACCHO Book Club: So You Want to Talk About Race

As we continue to self-evaluate our personal and professional relationship with race as public health practitioners, So...

Aug 19, 2020 | Emily Yox

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  • Contact Tracing

NACCHO Launches Online Hub for Contact Tracing Resources

To support LHDs as they design, establish, scale up, and strengthen their contact tracing programs, NACCHO has launched...

Aug 06, 2020

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  • Book Club
  • Health Equity & Social Justice

NACCHO Book Club — The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness

The New Jim Crow does an impeccable job at highlighting the systematic racism in the criminal justice system.

Jul 19, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

Partner Articles

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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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  • 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 (she/her)

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 (she/her)

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 (she/her)

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 (she/her)

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 (she/her)

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

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