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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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  • Emergency Response
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Announcing NACCHO’s 2023-2024 Virtual Learning Collaborative for the Inclusion of Maternal-Child Health Populations in Emergency Preparedness and Response

NACCHO, with support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Division of Reproductive Health, recently...

Feb 16, 2024 | Harpur Schwartz, Elana Filipos

  • Press Release

NACCHO Urges More Testing and Immediate Preventative Treatment Amidst New CDC Report on Alarming Rise in STI Cases: CDC’s 2022 STI Surveillance Report Shows Continued Surge of Syphilis and Congenital Syphilis Across the US with More Than 2.5 Million Cases

CDC’s 2022 STI Surveillance Report Shows Continued Surge of Syphilis and Congenital Syphilis Across the US with More...

Jan 30, 2024

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Community Health
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Request for Applications (RFA): Improving the Health of Young Children: Expanding Vaccination Coverage through Partnerships with Early Care and Education Programs

NACCHO announces a funding opportunity for local health departments to improve the health of young children by...

Jan 09, 2024 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Announcing the MCAH Team's Re-designed Early Care and Education Webpage and Newly Tailored Resource Repository – Supporting Early Care and Education Programs with COVID-19 Mitigation and Vaccination

NACCHO's Maternal, Child, and Adolescent Health (MCAH) team is thrilled to announce a redesigned MCAH – Early Care and...

Dec 07, 2023 | Belicia Badibanga, MPH

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  • Emergency Response
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Apply to Join NACCHO’s Virtual Learning Collaborative for the Inclusion of MCH Populations in Emergency Preparedness and Response

NACCHO, with support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Division of Reproductive Health, is...

Oct 30, 2023 | Harpur Schwartz, Elana Filipos

Webinar: Guidelines on Maternal Lead Screening for Immigrants and Refugees

Monday, Nov. 6, 2023 12-1 p.m. ET | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. CT | 10-11 a.m. MT | 9-10 a.m. PT The Minnesota Center of...

Oct 19, 2023

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

How Can Local Health Departments Help Promote Substance-Free Pregnancies?

As we wrap up September, we are highlighting Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Awareness Month! FASD Awareness...

Sep 29, 2023 | Ryanna Quazi

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response
  • Global Health
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

NACCHO Summer Exchange 2023: National Health Security Strategy

The Summer 2023 issue of NACCHO Exchange focuses on the National Health Security Strategy.

Sep 29, 2023 | Jessica Pryor

  • Press Release

Over 110 Organizations Call on Senate to Oppose Cuts to Prevention Fund

NACCHO joined more than 100 other organizations representing public health, healthcare, research, social services, and...

Sep 20, 2023

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Childhood Obesity Prevention: “Starting Early Isn’t An Option, It’s Essential.”

September is Childhood Obesity Month, a time dedicated to raising awareness to prevent and reduce childhood obesity.

Sep 08, 2023 | Jada Parker

Partner Articles

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Healthy Aging
  • Healthy Living & Prevention
  • Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP)

New NACCHO Resource: Integrating Brain Health into...

NACCHO, in partnership with the Alzheimer’s Association, is thrilled to launch...

Mar 01, 2024 | Andrea Grenadier

New NACCHO Resource: Integrating Brain Health into...

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • COVID-19
  • Immunization
  • Partnerships

Request for Proposals: Technical Assistance to Improve...

NACCHO, with support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),...

Feb 12, 2024 | Tori Decea

Request for Proposals: Technical Assistance to Improve...

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  • Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP)
  • Performance Improvement
  • Workforce Development

Register to Attend a Mobilizing for Action through...

Registration is now open for NACCHO’s in-person Mobilizing for Action through...

Feb 08, 2024 | Andrea Grenadier

Register to Attend a Mobilizing for Action through...

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  • Opportunity

Win $25,000 in cash prizes. Share your innovative...

The EPA’s Small Communities, Big Challenges Competition encourages local...

Nov 16, 2023 | Anu Varma

Win $25,000 in cash prizes. Share your innovative...

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Join Novavax for a Webinar About Their New Covid-19...

Join NACCHO and our Platinum Affiliate Business Partner, Novavax, on November...

Oct 16, 2023

Join Novavax for a Webinar About Their New Covid-19...

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  • Community Engagement

It’s Children’s Environmental Health Day today!

Celebrate with us!

Oct 12, 2023 | Anu Varma

It’s Children’s Environmental Health Day today!

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  • COVID-19
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Central District Health Department

The Building Local Operational Capacity for COVID-19, Healthcare-Associated...

Sep 11, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Central District Health Department

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  • COVID-19
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Calhoun County Health Department

The Building Local Operational Capacity for COVID-19, Healthcare-Associated...

Sep 08, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Calhoun County Health Department

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Getting into the Groove: School-Located Vaccination...

NACCHO’s Immunization team has developed the School-Located Vaccination Clinic...

Aug 31, 2023 | Kayla Miller, PHAP

Getting into the Groove: School-Located Vaccination...

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Community Health Assessment and Improvement Planning
  • Community Engagement
  • Healthy People 2030

New Resource: A Guide to Aligning Healthy People 2030...

To help address the social determinants of health and advance health equity,...

Aug 14, 2023 | Andrea Grenadier

New Resource: A Guide to Aligning Healthy People 2030...

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  • COVID-19
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Pima County

The Building Local Operational Capacity for COVID-19, Healthcare-Associated...

Aug 14, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Pima County

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  • Community Engagement
  • Community Resilience
  • Immunization
  • Vaccine Hesitancy

Community health workers meet people where they are to...

The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted what we already know to be true: higher-risk...

Aug 10, 2023 | Dominique Baradaran, MSM, Interim Chief of Community Health, Oklahoma City- County Health Department

Community health workers meet people where they are to...

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