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The Word on Local Health Departments is a blog by the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO).

  • Immunization
  • Recommendations

CDC Releases 2019 NIS-Child Vaccination Coverage by Age 24 Months Among Children Born in 2016 and 2017

On October 22, 2020, CDC released the results of the 2019 National Immunization Survey-Child (NIS-Child), which...

Oct 23, 2020 | Kimberly Sharpe-Scott

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

National Substance Abuse Prevention Month: Harm Reduction as Prevention

October is National Substance Abuse Prevention Month, an opportunity to acknowledge the impact of substance use in the...

Oct 22, 2020 | Shalesha Majors

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  • Press Release

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

Webinar
  • COVID-19
  • Infectious Disease

Webinar: Antigen Testing for SARS-CoV-2 in Nursing Homes—Considerations for Local Public Health

NACCHO webinar on antigen testing for SARS-COV-2 in Nursing Homes, sharing guidance and information for local health...

Oct 21, 2020 | Christina Baum

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

Resources to "Stay Connected. Stay Healthy!" During COVID-19

In this new video series from Greater Than AIDS, Blossom Brown, Charles Pettiford and Michael Chancley talk about how...

Oct 21, 2020 | Shalesha Majors

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

HRSA Telehealth Learning Series: Telehealth and COVID-19

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) released an updated webinar recording on Telehealth and...

Oct 21, 2020 | Shalesha Majors

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

TelePrEP Planning Resources

Prime Health, in partnership with Washington University School of Medicine’s PrEP program, has developed a series of...

Oct 21, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

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

Disease Intervention Specialists and Our Nation’s Response to Covid-19

National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) released a summary report that features information gathered from organized...

Oct 21, 2020 | Shalesha Majors

  • Vector Control

Join a Virtual Tick Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Special Session

The IPM Institute of North America’s Tick IPM Working Group, in collaboration with the TickEncounter Resource Center...

Oct 20, 2020

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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...

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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:...

Ao U Diversity
  • 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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