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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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  • Emergency Response
  • Extreme Weather
  • Water Quality

NACCHO and CDC Technical Assistance Helps Local Ohio Jurisdiction Prepare for Water Emergencies

To improve water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) emergency preparedness and response efforts at local health...

Jul 30, 2021 | Emily D'Angelo

VC Prac Guide
  • Tools & Resources
  • Recommendations
  • Vector Control

NACCHO's Practical Guide to Building Local Mosquito Control Capacity

A new NACCHO resource provides information on establishing baseline activities for local mosquito control as well as...

Jul 29, 2021 | Anu Varma

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Labor-HHS Appropriations Bill Makes Its Way Through House

Last week, House appropriators made significant progress on the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and...

Jul 23, 2021 | Jackie Weinrich

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar

PFAS in Drinking Water: What Local Health Departments Need to Know (NACCHO Webinar)

New webinar from NACCHO on August 12, 2021.

Jul 23, 2021

Glitter Award
  • Press Release

NACCHO Announces 2021 Model and Promising Practice Award Winners

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

Jul 06, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

Drugs
  • Press Release

After 50 Years, NACCHO Calls for an End to the War on Drugs and a Public Health Approach to Substance Use and Its Harms

The War on Drugs was declared on June 17, 1971, expanding the federal government’s role in drug control and the...

Jun 17, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

CDC DIS Workforce Development Funding

The CDC Division of STD Prevention just launched a website dedicated to the Disease Intervention Specialists (DIS)...

Jun 11, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar

June 9 Resource Roundup: See What's New to NACCHO's Environmental Health & COVID-19 Resource Library!

Up-to-date collection of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) resources for our members working at the intersection of...

Jun 08, 2021 | Anu Varma

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  • Podcast

Podcast from Washington - Vaccinating the 12 - 15 year old population

Ian Goldstein talks with Dr. Ying Ying Goh, Director and Health Officer of the Pasadena Public Health Department.

Jun 01, 2021 | Ian Goldstein

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Meeting the Needs of People Aging with HIV on the Path to Ending the HIV Epidemic

More than half of people living with HIV in the United States are aged 50 or older, and a growing number of people are...

May 28, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

Partner Articles

  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Opportunity

New NEHA-FDA Retail Flexible Funding Model Grant Program...

The National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) is excited to announce...

Aug 03, 2021 | Guest Author

New NEHA-FDA Retail Flexible Funding Model Grant Program...

  • 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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