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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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  • COVID-19
  • Webinar

Webinar: Improving Adolescent Vaccine Coverage – Situation Assessment, Insights, and Tools You Can Use

Join this webinar on Thursday, July 29, 3:00-4:15 pm ET.

Jul 23, 2021 | Beth Hess

Covid
  • COVID-19

LHD Request: Challenges and Solutions Administering Second Dose

NACCHO would like to collect feedback and input from LHD's on what efforts are being done to promote people getting the...

Jul 22, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • Medical Reserve Corps

Sustaining and Engaging Volunteers

COVID-19 brought an influx of volunteers to many Medical Reserve Corps units. As pandemic-related missions shift in...

Jul 21, 2021 | Beth Hess

CRC Sim PLER
  • Webinar
  • Emergency Response

CRC SimPLER: A Practice Workshop

Join this webinar on Monday, August 23, 1:00-2:00 pm ET.

Jul 08, 2021 | Shanlynn Bias

Webinar
  • COVID-19
  • Webinar

Webinar: Strategies for Building and Maintaining Relationships with Nursing Homes to Reduce MDROs and COVID-19 Case Burden

Join this webinar on Tuesday, July 20, 300-4:00 pm ET.

Jul 07, 2021 | Beth Hess

  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources

Spanish-Language Materials: Coping with Stress and Compassion Fatigue

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Disaster Technical Assistance Center (DTAC) has...

Jul 06, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response
  • Extreme Weather

New, Illustrated Advice on Sheltering-in-Place Available

FEMA has released new pictograms to learn where to go, what to do, and how long you should shelter-in-place for 10...

Jul 06, 2021 | Beth Hess

  • Opportunity

Become a Member of NACSD and NACIDD

The National Advisory Committee on Individuals with Disabilities and Disasters (NACIDD) and National Advisory Committee...

Jul 02, 2021 | Beth Hess

Threats

Health Security Threat Landscape and the Effects of COVID-19

The United States continues to face diverse and evolving health security threats from a variety of origins such as...

Jul 01, 2021 | Shanlynn Bias

Dawn O’Connell Sworn in as New ASPR

Dawn O’Connell was sworn in June 28 as the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' fourth Assistant Secretary for...

Jun 30, 2021 | Beth Hess

Partner Articles

  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Opportunity

New NEHA-FDA Retail Flexible Funding Model Grant Program...

The National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) is excited to announce...

Aug 03, 2021 | Guest Author

New NEHA-FDA Retail Flexible Funding Model Grant Program...

  • 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...

Covid
  • 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...

Wildfire
  • 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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