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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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  • Press Release

NACCHO Research: Harassment Targeting Local Public Health Associated With Dire Outcomes on an Already Stretched Workforce

New analysis shows local public health workers who experienced harassment during the COVID-19 pandemic had a higher...

Nov 23, 2022 | NacchoVoice

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Thank You NACCHO Members, Volunteers, and the Entire Public Health Workforce

Thank You NACCHO Members, Volunteers, and the Entire Public Health Workforce!

Nov 21, 2022 | NacchoVoice

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Performance Improvement
  • Rural Health
  • Workforce Development

Request for Proposal: Communications Consultant for the Building Workforce Capacity of Rural and Frontier Local Health Departments to Respond to COVID-19

With support from CDC's CSTLTS, NACCHO, with consultant partners, has led a COVID-19 Workforce project, which focuses...

Nov 17, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Opportunity
  • Performance Improvement
  • Workforce Development

NACCHO Announces Two New RFPs: Building Capacity via Data Storytelling and Building Capacity with Community Health Workers

NACCHO Announces Two New Funding Opportunities: Building Capacity via Data Storytelling and Building Capacity with...

Nov 16, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Health Ethics & Law

Funding Opportunity: Public Health Ethics Case Studies

NACCHO is looking for two local health departments to develop 4 to 5 page case studies on an issue in public health...

Nov 07, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Opportunity

Response Requested: FDA Survey Seeks to Gather Information on Influences on Human and Animal Food Regulatory Training

NACCHO requests local health staff feedback to inform the development of the Integrated Food Safety System Regulatory...

Oct 27, 2022 | Anu Varma

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  • COVID-19
  • Emergency Response
  • Success Story
  • Community Health

Bringing in the Cavalry for Covid-19

The Virginia Department of Health developed COVID-19 Regional Surge Teams to augment capacity to the local health...

Oct 19, 2022 | Malik Outram, Southwest Regional Containment Advisor for Virginia Department of Health

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  • Epidemiology
  • Community Health

Los Angeles County and Philadelphia Share Successes in Infection Prevention and Control

The onset of COVID-19 highlighted gaps in knowledge of infection prevention and control (IPC) best practices and...

Oct 14, 2022 | Trent Johnson

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control
  • Infectious Disease

We are Small, but Mighty Part 2: NACCHO’s In-depth Interviews on Healthcare Associated Infections (HAI) for Rural, Frontier, and Small Local Health Departments (LHDs)

HAI/AR Rural, Frontier, and Small LHDs Blog 6 of 6 Series

Oct 06, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson, Candice Young

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control
  • Infectious Disease

NACCHO Exploratory Survey on Healthcare Associated Infections (HAI) for Rural, Frontier, and Small Local Health Departments

HAI/AR Rural, Frontier, and Small LHDs Blog 2 of 6 Series

Oct 06, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson, Candice Young

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Community Health Assessment and Improvement Planning
  • Community Engagement

Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships...

NACCHO is pleased to launch the three revised assessments of Mobilizing for...

Nov 22, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships...

MAPP Roadmap
  • Funding Opportunity
  • Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP)
  • Opportunity

RFP: NACCHO Seeking a Graphic Designer for New MAPP 2.0...

NACCHO is seeking a qualified consultant to provide graphic design for the new...

Nov 07, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

RFP: NACCHO Seeking a Graphic Designer for New MAPP 2.0...

  • 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...

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