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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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  • Webinar
  • Community Engagement
  • Climate Change

Get to Know Your NACCHO Climate Ambassador Community

Meet your peers from across the country who are committed to this work.

Sep 20, 2023 | Anu Varma

  • Press Release

NACCHO Observes Falls Prevention Awareness Week and Honors Local Health Department Actions to Prevent Falls Among Older Adults - Statement by NACCHO Chief Executive Officer Lori Tremmel Freeman

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), representing the nation’s nearly 3,000 local...

Sep 18, 2023 | NacchoVoice

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  • Climate Change
  • Opportunity
  • Training

Join us for a Climate Ambassador Training for Public Health Professionals

Get knowledge, hands-on experience, and resources to speak and take action on climate LIVE.

Sep 15, 2023 | Anu Varma

  • Press Release
  • Medical Reserve Corps

National Association of County and City Health Officials’ Podcast From Washington: The Importance of Preparedness Both Nationally and Locally

On this week’s podcast, the National Association of County and City Health Officials’ Adriane Casalotti, Chief of...

Sep 15, 2023 | NacchoVoice

  • Press Release

NACCHO Awards $3.4 Million to Improve Access to Health and Social Services for Refugees, Immigrants, and Migrants - Grants Will Help Strengthen Partnerships Between Local Health Departments and Community-Based Organizations

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

Sep 14, 2023 | NacchoVoice

NACCHO 360
  • Funding Opportunity
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Childhood Obesity Prevention: “Starting Early Isn’t An Option, It’s Essential.”

September is Childhood Obesity Month, a time dedicated to raising awareness to prevent and reduce childhood obesity.

Sep 08, 2023 | Jada Parker

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Food Safety & Inspection

NACCHO Toolbox: Accessible Food Safety Tools at Your Fingertips

This resource can help local and state health departments navigate information on foodborne and waterborne diseases...

Sep 05, 2023 | Shermeen Rais

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  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

HAI/AR Prevention and Response Spotlight: Monongalia County

We asked our HAI/AR pilot project sites to reflect on their experiences and lessons learned since joining our project....

Sep 01, 2023

  • Press Release

Statement by NACCHO Chief Executive Officer Lori Tremmel Freeman on Local Health Department Initiatives to Prevent Suicide During Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

September 1, 2023, marks the start of Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Throughout this month, National Association...

Sep 01, 2023 | NacchoVoice

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  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

HAI/AR Prevention and Response Spotlight: West Hartford-Bloomfield Health District

We asked our HAI/AR pilot project sites to reflect on their experiences and lessons learned since joining our project....

Aug 28, 2023

Partner Articles

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  • 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...

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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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