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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

Gun Violence and Racism Create an Intertwined Public Health Crisis Requiring Immediate Action

This past week, multiple racially motivated violent attacks took place across the country. These hate crimes include a...

May 18, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

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Data: Elemental to Health Holds Briefings on Data Modernization Featuring Local Health Leaders

In April, Data: Elemental to Health – a coalition of public health groups including NACCHO, Big Cities Health Coalition...

May 05, 2022 | Ian Goldstein, Rachel Miller

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  • Press Release

National Survey: Local Public Health Capacity Stretched by COVID-19 

More than half of America’s local health departments report their leaders and staff were targets of harassment in...

Apr 28, 2022 | Kellie Hall, MSOD

Infant Immunization Week
  • Immunization

It’s National Infant Immunization Week: Parents, let’s stay on track with your child’s vaccinations

The annual National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) is April 24 – 30, 2022. Each year, NIIW celebrates the critical...

Apr 25, 2022 | Nicholas Holmes

  • Health & Disability

Organizational Support to Amplify the Voices of People With Disabilities

Local health departments can model true allyship by using their platforms to raise awareness, combat misconceptions,...

Apr 21, 2022 | Guest Author

Steps to Mitigate RSV as a Public Health Concern
  • Infectious Disease

Call to Action: New RSV Resources Available

Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is a common respiratory infection which results in substantial morbidity and...

Apr 21, 2022 | Katherine Waters

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  • Communications & Public Relations
  • Immunization
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Adolescent Immunization Action Week Gears up to Get Adolescents up to Date on Immunizations

The first annual National Adolescent Immunization Action Week (#AIAW22) is April 4-8th! Launched by Unity Consortium,...

Apr 01, 2022 | Robin Mowson

  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Training

Join us for a Climate for Health Ambassadors Training at the 2022 Preparedness Summit

NACCHO is partnering with Climate for Health and ecoAmerica to offer an interactive conference workshop on Tuesday,...

Mar 17, 2022

Drug Abuse
  • Press Release

The National Association of County and City Health Officials Awards More Than $3 Million to Address Substance Use

Washington, DC, February 7, 2022 — The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), the voice of...

Feb 07, 2022 | Theresa Spinner

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  • Press Release

The National Association of County and City Health Officials Announces $80,000 in Grants to Advance Health Equity in Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Efforts

— The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), the voice of the country’s nearly 3,000 local...

Jan 19, 2022 | Johanna Segovia

Partner Articles

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  • Press Release

NACCHO Announces Ten Health Department Grantees to...

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

May 18, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

NACCHO Announces Ten Health Department Grantees to...

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  • Infectious Disease
  • Community Health
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

World Hand Hygiene Day 2022

This year’s theme for World Hand Hygiene Day on May 5 is focused on recognizing...

May 04, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson

World Hand Hygiene Day 2022

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  • Press Release

Public Health Groups Announce Grantees for National...

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

Apr 07, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

Public Health Groups Announce Grantees for National...

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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...

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  • 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...

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