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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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  • Community Engagement
  • Emergency Response
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Preparedness Month Profile: An Interview with Allison Wilson, Jefferson County Public Health

To celebrate Preparedness Month, NACCHO is highlighting Jefferson County Public Health's collaborations between...

Sep 27, 2022 | Elana Filipos, Gideon Amaniel

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  • Community Resilience
  • Emergency Response
  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Medical Reserve Corps

Now Accepting Abstracts: 2023 Preparedness Summit

Submit an abstract by October 24.

Sep 22, 2022 | Beth Hess

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  • Medical Reserve Corps

Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Medical Reserve Corps

In celebration of the Medical Reserve Corps' 20 years of service to the country, read stories from those with the...

Sep 21, 2022 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Medical Reserve Corps

Rising to the Challenge: How Medical Reserve Corps Volunteers Serve as a Scalable Workforce for Local Health Departments in Response to COVID-19 and Beyond

Read the September/October issue of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice to see how Medical Reserve...

Sep 15, 2022 | Beth Hess

Summer 2022 Exchange web
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Community Engagement
  • Community Resilience

NACCHO Exchange Summer 2022: The Medical Reserve Corps

This issue of NACCHO Exchange looks at the impact of the Medical Reserve Corps as it marks its 20th year of service to...

Sep 06, 2022 | Beth Hess

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Community Engagement
  • Community Resilience

National Preparedness Month 2022

Welcome to National Preparedness Month!

Sep 01, 2022 | Beth Hess

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Medical Reserve Corps
  • Gun Violence

Equipping the Community to Respond to an Active Shooter

The Medical Reserve Corps of SW Vermont has developed a training and resources to help individuals respond to an active...

Aug 22, 2022 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Funding Opportunity
  • Medical Reserve Corps

NACCHO Accepting Applications for Medical Reserve Corps COVID-19 Respond, Innovate, Sustain, and Equip (RISE) Awards

Applications due Friday, September 16.

Aug 08, 2022 | Beth Hess

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  • Medical Reserve Corps

Partners in Community Response: Universities and the Medical Reserve Corps

See how universities and Medical Reserve Corps units can work together to support their communities.

Jul 25, 2022 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control
  • Infectious Disease

New Resource: BLOC COVID Video Series

This video series was developed from interviews with BLOC COVID funded sites to highlight the LHD’s lessons learned,...

Jul 06, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson, Candice Young

Partner Articles

  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Training

Join us for a Climate for Health Ambassadors Training at...

We are partnering with Climate for Health and ecoAmerica to offer an...

Jul 11, 2022 | Anu Varma

Join us for a Climate for Health Ambassadors Training at...

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control
  • Infectious Disease

New Resource: BLOC COVID Video Series

This video series was developed from interviews with BLOC COVID funded sites to...

Jul 06, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson, Candice Young

New Resource: BLOC COVID Video Series

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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization

Partnering for Pediatric Vaccinations

Florida Department of Health in Manatee County has been leading the way in...

Jun 17, 2022 | Amiris Roberson

Partnering for Pediatric Vaccinations

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

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...

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  • 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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