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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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Funding Opportunity: Scaling Up COVID-19 Prevention and Mitigation Strategies with Refugee, Immigrant, and Migrant Communities Funding Opportunity

NACCHO is pleased to offer a funding opportunity to local health departments (LHDs) to rapidly scale up innovative...

May 06, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

HOPWA
  • Funding Opportunity
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

HUD Announces $41 Million HOPWA Funding Opportunity: Housing as an Intervention to Fight AIDS

The Department of Housing and Urban Development is making $41 million available to states, local governments, and...

Apr 29, 2021

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  • COVID-19
  • Behavioral Health

Innovations in Social Connection: How Local Leaders are Addressing Inequities and Advancing Technology Solutions During COVID-19

As communities continue to implement physical distancing recommendations to slow the spread of COVID-19, many have...

Jan 26, 2021 | Guest Author

Hepatitis
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Research & Reports

Knowledge, attitudes, and acceptability of direct-acting antiviral hepatitis C treatment among people incarcerated in jail: A qualitative study

A recent study in PLOS One describes knowledge, attitudes, and acceptability of HCV treatment among people living with...

Jan 06, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Access to Care
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

NACCHO Exchange Model Practices Fall 2020 Issue

This issue of NACCHO Exchange highlights five winning 2020 Model Practices, ranging from topics including adolescent...

Dec 07, 2020 | Sristy Acharya

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  • Press Release

NACCHO Releases Public Health Priorities for the Biden-Harris Transition Team and 117th Congress

— Today, the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), on behalf of the country’s nearly 3,000...

Nov 16, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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  • Awards & Recognition

2021 Innovative Practice Award

The 2021 Innovative Practice Award will focus on practices that were developed in response to COVID-19 and demonstrate...

Nov 02, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

  • Funding Opportunity
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Funding Opportunity: Piloting Self-Specimen Collection Outside of Clinical Settings Using a Telemedicine Model for Testing for Gonorrhea & Chlamydia

Application deadline November 25, 2020.

Oct 13, 2020 | Shalesha Majors

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  • Webinar

MAHC Network Webinar: Updating Pool Codes at the Local Level

. During this webinar, the two selected program participants, City of Kansas City, Missouri Health Department, MO; and...

Sep 28, 2020 | Anu Varma

Prep Summit2021
  • Opportunity

Call for Abstracts: 2021 Preparedness Summit

We Need YOU! Share Your Expertise at the 2021 Preparedness Summit.

Sep 24, 2020 | Beth Hess

Partner Articles

  • 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...

Water Fountain
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Water Quality

Purdue University’s New Water Systems Course Designed to...

Purdue is partnering with NACCHO to offer this online course at a discount for...

Dec 04, 2020 | Emily D'Angelo

Purdue University’s New Water Systems Course Designed to...

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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...

Wildfire
  • 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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