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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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Frequently Asked Questions: SSP M&E Software

This page includes in the content of Appendix A in the RFA "Building Capacity for Harm Reduction Monitoring &...

Apr 26, 2021 | Kat Kelley

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  • Access to Care
  • Health Equity & Social Justice

Black Maternal Health Week: Building Awareness

In the United States, Black women are 3-5 times more likely to die in childbirth than white women.

Apr 15, 2021 | Adelaide Appiah

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  • COVID-19
  • Webinar
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  • Health Equity & Social Justice

[NACCHO Webinar] Protecting Children’s Environmental Health During COVID-19: Supporting Child Care Programs

New COVID-19-related webinar from NACCHO to learn more about environmental health in early childcare settings during...

Apr 09, 2021 | Anu Varma

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  • Health Equity & Social Justice

Senate Committee Holds Hearing on Health Equity and Health Disparities

On Thursday, the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions held the hearing, “Examining our COVID-19...

Mar 25, 2021 | Cameron Etessami

  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar

Environmental Health & COVID-19 Resource Roundup (March 17): Upcoming Events

NACCHO has been releasing bi-weekly blogs consisting of an up-to-date collection of novel coronavirus disease...

Mar 17, 2021 | Anu Varma

  • COVID-19
  • Workforce Development

NACCHO’s 2021 Federal Legislative and Policy Agenda

NACCHO’s Federal Legislative and Policy Agenda guides the organization’s work in its interactions with federal agencies...

Feb 26, 2021

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NACCHO Board Member, Dr. Philip Huang, Testifies Before House Committee on Science

Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology chaired by Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX) held a...

Feb 19, 2021 | Cameron Etessami

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NACCHO Leader Testifies Before Congress on COVID-19 Vaccines and Vaccine Hesitancy

Today, Philip Huang, MD, MPH, Director and Health Authority of the Dallas County Department of Health and Human...

Feb 19, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar

Environmental Health & COVID-19 Resource Roundup (February 17): Upcoming Events

NACCHO's latest roundup of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) resources for members at the intersection of...

Feb 17, 2021 | Anu Varma

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  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

NACCHO Awards New Overdose Response Project Funding

NACCHO Awards New Overdose Response Project Funding; Public Health Projects in Georgia, Missouri, New York, North and...

Jan 27, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

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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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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...

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  • 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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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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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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