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The Word on Local Health Departments is a blog by the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO).

  • Food Safety & Inspection

NACCHO360 Spotlight: Tracking Vibriosis and Educating Retail Food Establishments

At the 2022 NACCHO360 Annual Conference, the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) and our...

Aug 08, 2022 | Noah Papagni

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  • Press Release

NACCHO Announces the 2022 Model and Promising Practice Award Winners

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

Jul 20, 2022 | Theresa Spinner

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  • Press Release

Livestream Sessions at 2022 NACCHO360 Annual Conference, July 19-21

Washington, DC, July 19, 2022 — Local health department leaders, public health partners, and invited guests will...

Jul 19, 2022 | Theresa Spinner

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  • Press Release

2022 NACCHO360 Annual Conference, July 19-21 in Atlanta

Local health department leaders, public health partners, and invited guests will convene at the 2022 National...

Jul 18, 2022 | Theresa Spinner

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  • Health & Disability
  • Policy

Reflections on Disability Policy Seminar 2022: A fellow’s perspective

The 2021-2022 NACCHO Health & Disability fellows had the opportunity to travel to Washington, D.C. to attend the...

Jun 01, 2022 | Guest Author

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control
  • Infectious Disease
  • Influenza

What should Local Health Departments Know About Avian Influenza: A Q&A with CDC

The widespread global news of avian influenza in birds has more than likely raised a few hackle feathers from the...

Apr 16, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson

Collaboration

Looking to the Future: Informing Development of the 2023-2026 NHSS

As chief health strategists, local health departments (LHDs) must be empowered to cultivate relationships with...

Jan 06, 2022 | Shanlynn Bias, Kathy Deffer, Adriane Casalotti

NIVW 2021
  • Tools & Resources
  • Immunization
  • Influenza

#FightFlu: Protecting Our Adult Communities from Influenza Through Vaccination

National Influenza Vaccination Week is a call to all Americans aged six months and older to get their annual flu...

Dec 06, 2021 | Katherine Waters, Victoria Thompson

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NACCHO Recognizes World AIDS Day 2021

World AIDS Day is honored annually on December 1 to increase HIV awareness, destigmatize the status, and serve as a...

Dec 01, 2021 | Jas Florentino

Pregnant vaccination
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Immunization
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Highlighting Key Data to Support COVID-19 Vaccination During Pregnancy

In September, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued an urgent health advisory to increase...

Nov 29, 2021 | Hitomi Abe, Adelaide Appiah

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...

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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