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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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The National Association of County and City Health Officials Announces $160,000 in Medical Reserve Corps COVID-19 Operational Readiness Awards

These awards, made possible through a cooperative agreement with the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness...

Oct 22, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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  • COVID-19

Considerations for Halloween and other Holiday Celebrations

The CDC has a new webpage that features new ways of trick or treating and other Halloween activities to reduce the...

Oct 22, 2020 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
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CDC’s New Travel Planner

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has created a web portal called Travel Planner, that will serve as...

Oct 20, 2020 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
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  • Immunization

CDC Releases New COVID-19 Vaccine Specific Web Content

The CDC has added vaccine-specific content to its extensive COVID-19 website.

Oct 15, 2020 | Beth Hess

  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Healthy Living & Prevention

Coping with Stress and Compassion Fatigue

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Disaster Technical Assistance Center has developed a...

Oct 14, 2020 | Beth Hess

  • COVID-19
  • School Safety

Webinar Recording: The Impact of COVID-19 on School Re-Opening

The recording and presentation slides are now available for NACCHO's webinar on the impact of COVID-19 on school...

Oct 08, 2020 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Healthy Living & Prevention

Mini Modules to Relieve Stress for Healthcare Workers Responding to COVID-19

ASPR TRACIE has developed mini modules to help those responding to COVID-19 recognize and reduce their stress levels...

Oct 08, 2020 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • School Safety

CDC Releases Interim Guidance for Contact Tracing in K-12 Schools, Institutions of Higher Education

CDC has released interim contact tracing guidance for K-12 schools and institutions of higher education (IHEs) to...

Oct 02, 2020 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
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Webinar: COVID-19: Electronic Case Reporting Usage at the National, State, and Local Level

NACCHO invites local health department leadership and staff to participate in a webinar, COVID-19: Electronic Case...

Oct 02, 2020 | Beth Hess

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Call for Abstracts: 2021 Preparedness Summit

We Need YOU! Share Your Expertise at the 2021 Preparedness Summit.

Sep 24, 2020 | Beth Hess

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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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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
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  • 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
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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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  • 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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