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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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  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

Combating the Opioid Epidemic

The New Mexico Integrative Wellness Medical Reserve Corps has taken steps to combat the opioid epidemic in their...

Jan 19, 2022 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19

CDC Updates Consumer Mask Website

CDC has updated its consumer webpage describing the types of masks and respirators used to prevent the transmission of...

Jan 18, 2022 | Beth Hess

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2022 Public Health Crisis Response NOFO Now Available

The 2022 notice of funding opportunity (NOFO) for the Public Health Crisis Response Cooperative Agreement is now...

Jan 18, 2022 | Beth Hess

Rural America
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Rural Health

COVID-19 Vaccine Resources for Rural Health Departments

The National Rural Health Association compiled tools and resources to help rural local health departments address many...

Jan 18, 2022 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources

Updates to COVID-19 Booster Recommendations

The CDC has updated its recommendations, shortening the interval for people to receive their booster shots from six...

Jan 18, 2022 | Beth Hess

Vaccine Resources Hub
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Immunization

Vaccine Resource Hub

CDC’s Partnering for Vaccine Equity Program has developed a vaccine resource hub to support individuals and...

Jan 18, 2022 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Webinar

Webinar: SARS-CoV2 Vaccines Information Equity and Demand Creation Project (COVIED)

Join this webinar on Tuesday, February 1, 3:00-4:30 PM ET.

Jan 13, 2022 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Funding Opportunity

Opportunity: Concurrent Disaster Tabletop Exercise Participation

Funding opportunity due January 21.

Jan 11, 2022 | Beth Hess

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  • Webinar

Webinar: POD SimPLER: Point of Dispensing Simulation Program for Leveraging and Evaluating Resources - A Planning Tool for Public Health Emergencies

Join this webinar on Wednesday, February 9 at 1:00 PM EST.

Jan 11, 2022 | Beth Hess

Collaboration

Looking to the Future: Informing Development of the 2023-2026 NHSS

As chief health strategists, local health departments (LHDs) must be empowered to cultivate relationships with...

Jan 06, 2022 | Shanlynn Bias, Kathy Deffer, Adriane Casalotti

Partner Articles

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Hazards & Health Effects

Multi-faceted EPA Research Addressing Threats to Public...

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) researchers are working to...

Sep 27, 2021 | Guest Author

Multi-faceted EPA Research Addressing Threats to Public...

Alzheimers Disease
  • Press Release

NACCHO and the Alzheimer’s Association Collaborating to...

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO),...

Sep 21, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

NACCHO and the Alzheimer’s Association Collaborating to...

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Water Quality

Responding to Per- And Polyfluoroalkyl Substances in...

On August 12, 2021, NACCHO and AAAS’s EPI Center hosted a webinar on PFAS...

Aug 27, 2021 | Guest Author

Responding to Per- And Polyfluoroalkyl Substances in...

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Opportunity

NEHA-FDA RFFM Mentorship Program in partnership with the...

Applications for the program are now open from September 9 through November 15,...

Aug 03, 2021 | Guest Author

NEHA-FDA RFFM Mentorship Program in partnership with the...

  • COVID-19

Investing in Evidence to Inform How to Rebuild the U.S....

Associate Professor, Erika Martin and Betty Bekemeier (University of Washington...

Apr 07, 2021 | Guest Author

Investing in Evidence to Inform How to Rebuild the U.S....

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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...

Ci  Climate  Change
  • 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...

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