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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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Understanding and Responding to a Recently Published Study on Vaccine Associated Aluminum and Risk of Asthma

A new CDC-funded observational study was released on September 27th, 2022 in Academic Pediatrics examining whether...

Oct 04, 2022 | Robin Mowson

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NACCHO Awards Nearly $175K to Five Sites for Projects to Connect People Who Use Substances to Harm Reduction Services

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

Sep 30, 2022 | Bailey McInnes

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  • Communications & Public Relations

Strengthening Local Public Health Department Communications

Companion slides to the 2019 Communications Webinar Series are now available.

Sep 30, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Community Resilience
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Now Accepting Abstracts: 2023 Preparedness Summit

Submit an abstract by October 24.

Sep 22, 2022 | Beth Hess

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  • Medical Reserve Corps

Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Medical Reserve Corps

In celebration of the Medical Reserve Corps' 20 years of service to the country, read stories from those with the...

Sep 21, 2022 | Beth Hess

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  • Mental Health
  • Workforce Development

New Course: Building Workforce Resilience through the Practice of Psychological First Aid

New course for leaders and teams: Building Workforce Resilience through the Practice of Psychological First Aid.

Sep 21, 2022 | Jessica Pryor

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  • COVID-19
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New: Medical Countermeasure Best Practice Resource Guide

This new "Medical Countermeasure Best Practice Resource Guide" shares best practices and lessons learned from local...

Sep 08, 2022 | Gideon Amaniel

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  • Food Safety & Inspection

NACCHO & CDC Food Safety Sharing Session: Microenterprise Home Kitchen Operations

Join NACCHO and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on November 4 at 2 PM ET for this webinar.

Sep 08, 2022 | Olivia Turay

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  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Healthy Living & Prevention
  • Infectious Disease

September is Sepsis Awareness Month: Learn How You Can Get Ahead of Sepsis

September is Sepsis Awareness Month and CDC encourages its partners, patients, and healthcare professionals to share...

Sep 07, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Community Engagement
  • Community Resilience

NACCHO Exchange Summer 2022: The Medical Reserve Corps

This issue of NACCHO Exchange looks at the impact of the Medical Reserve Corps as it marks its 20th year of service to...

Sep 06, 2022 | Beth Hess

Partner Articles

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  • Climate Change
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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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  • Tools & Resources
  • Infectious Disease
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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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  • 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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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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  • Infectious Disease
  • Community Health
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

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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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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  • 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...

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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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