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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
  • Community Resilience
  • Immunization
  • Vaccine Hesitancy

Community health workers meet people where they are to build trust, elevate voices, and address health disparities in higher-risk communities

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

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

This Week in HIV 1
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

This Week in HIV: PrEP Saves, Stigma Kills

July 16 marked the 11th anniversary of the FDA’s approval of PrEP for HIV prevention, a biomedical intervention that’s...

Jul 26, 2023

Library Departmental Color
  • Community Health Assessment and Improvement Planning
  • Community Engagement
  • Healthy People 2030
  • Success Story

Library Serves as a Community Hub for Health Improvement Opportunities

Through the power of partnerships, the Catawba County Library System has found inspiration, resources and an enhanced...

May 30, 2023 | Erica Derr, Collaborative Services Librarian, Catawba County Library System

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  • COVID-19

White House Declares End of the Public Health Emergency

On Thursday, May 11, the Public Health Emergency (PHE) in the United States ended, and many of the government’s...

May 12, 2023 | Lauren Mastroberardino

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HHS Secretary Becerra Testifies on Biden Budget at Three Congressional Hearings

Over the past several weeks, Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra testified in three...

Mar 31, 2023 | Katie Ghougasian, Lauren Mastroberardino

  • HIV, STI, Viral Hepatitis, and Harm Reduction Digest

Digest (March 29, 2023)

HIV, STI, Viral Hepatitis, and Harm Reduction Digest: March 29, 2023.

Mar 29, 2023

Covid
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources

Preparing for End of National COVID-19 Emergency Declaration

How local health departments can prepared for the end of the national COVID-19 emergency declaration.

Feb 27, 2023 | Sarah Callahan, Brexton Ridley

  • HIV, STI, Viral Hepatitis, and Harm Reduction Digest

Digest (February 15, 2023)

HIV, STI, Viral Hepatitis, and Harm Reduction Digest: February 15, 2023

Feb 15, 2023

  • HIV, STI, Viral Hepatitis, and Harm Reduction Digest

Digest (February 1, 2023)

HIV, STI, Viral Hepatitis, and Harm Reduction Digest: February 1, 2023

Feb 01, 2023

Congress
  • Immunization

Inflation Reduction Act: Improving Adults Enrolled in Medicaid and Medicare Access to Recommended Vaccines

In August 2022, the Biden Administration passed the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) which included key provisions that...

Jan 17, 2023 | Victoria Thompson

Partner Articles

Central District 1
  • 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

Calhoun
  • 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...

PIMA County 1
  • 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...

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

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Brownsville

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

Aug 07, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Brownsville

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

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Cook County

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

Jul 31, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Cook County

Cameron County 1
  • COVID-19
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Cameron County

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

Jul 24, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Cameron County

Du Page County 1
  • COVID-19
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: DuPage County

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

Jul 17, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: DuPage County

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

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Cass County

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

Jul 10, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Cass County

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Community Health Assessment and Improvement Planning
  • Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP)
  • Healthy Aging

New Release: Indicators of Healthy Aging: A Guide to...

NACCHO, in partnership with the Trust for America’s Health and with funding...

Jun 20, 2023 | Andrea Grenadier

New Release: Indicators of Healthy Aging: A Guide to...

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