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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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Hepatitis Awareness Month2021
  • COVID-19
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Hepatitis Awareness Month

May is Hepatitis Awareness Month, an opportunity to raise awareness about and recognize the impact of viral hepatitis...

May 03, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

Coronavirus COVID 19
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar

Environmental Health & COVID-19 Resource Roundup (April 28): New Resources and Upcoming Webinars

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

Apr 28, 2021 | Anu Varma

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Extreme Weather

NACCHO Releases New COVID-19 Resource Library for Environmental Health Professionals

NACCHO has compiled evergreen resources from their federal, state, and local partners, as well as from non-governmental...

Apr 28, 2021 | Emily D'Angelo

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  • COVID-19
  • Medical Reserve Corps

Celebrating Medical Reserve Corps Volunteers

In celebration of National Volunteer Month, and this, National Volunteer Week, we are highlighting just a few of the...

Apr 22, 2021 | Beth Hess

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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

Coronavirus COVID 19
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar

Resource Roundup: New Guidance on Disinfection, Webinar on Children's Environmental Health During COVID-19, and More

See NACCHO's roundup of EH and COVID-19 resources.

Apr 13, 2021 | Anu Varma

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

What Does the NASEM Report Recommend for Local Health Departments?

On March 24, 2021, the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine released their report, “STIs: Adopting...

Apr 09, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Health Equity & Social Justice

Environmental Health Coalition Releases New Factsheet on Climate Effects and Environmental Health

For National Public Health Week 2021, check out the Environmental Health Coalition’s new factsheet on Climate Effects...

Apr 05, 2021 | Anu Varma

Vaccine
  • COVID-19

House Energy and Commerce Oversight Subcommittee Holds Hearing on COVID-19 Vaccinations

On March 17, the House Energy and Commerce Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee held a hearing: “Leading the Way...

Mar 18, 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

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...

Ci  Climate  Change
  • 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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