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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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Four Quadrants of Care
  • Access to Care
  • Injury and Violence Prevention
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic
  • Community Health

The Power of Local Health Departments in Addressing the Overdose Crisis

In alignment with this strategy, NACCHO partners with CDC to support local health departments (LHDs) in conducting...

May 10, 2022 | Jordan Royster and Kellie Hall

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  • Infection Prevention and Control Champions

Member Spotlight: Prince George’s County Health Department, Fostering Local Infection Prevention Control & Capacity (FLIP-CC) Project Team Recognized as NACCHO Infection Prevention and Control Champion

NACCHO recognizes Prince George’s County Health Department, Fostering Local Infection Prevention Control & Capacity...

May 09, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson

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Data: Elemental to Health Holds Briefings on Data Modernization Featuring Local Health Leaders

In April, Data: Elemental to Health – a coalition of public health groups including NACCHO, Big Cities Health Coalition...

May 05, 2022 | Ian Goldstein, Rachel Miller

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House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee Holds Hearing on the Fiscal Year 2023 HHS Budget

On April 27, the House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee held a hearing to discuss the Fiscal Year 2023...

May 05, 2022 | Rachel Miller, Kerry Allen

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  • Webinar
  • 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 that we can add to a facility's climate...

May 04, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson

NACCHO Funding Opportunity
  • Funding Opportunity
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Infectious Disease
  • Opportunity

Request for Proposals: Workforce Assessment of Local Health Department Staff Capacity Related to Healthcare-Associated Infections and Antimicrobial Resistance Response

NACCHO will award up to $60,000 for a consultant, or consulting firm, to assist NACCHO with conducting a workforce...

May 02, 2022 | Candice Young

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  • Press Release

National Survey: Local Public Health Capacity Stretched by COVID-19 

More than half of America’s local health departments report their leaders and staff were targets of harassment in...

Apr 28, 2022 | Kellie Hall, MSOD

NACCHO Exchange Winter 2022 web
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Rural Health

NACCHO Exchange Winter 2022: Research and Evaluation

The Winter 2022 issue of NACCHO Exchange highlights how research and evaluation support and inform the work of local...

Apr 22, 2022 | Beth Hess

NACCHO Funding Opportunity
  • Infectious Disease
  • Opportunity
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

Request for Proposals: Evaluating Essential Skills and Workforce Training Needs for Local Health Department Staff Engaged in Infection Prevention and Control Activities

NACCHO will award up to $100,000 for a consultant, or consulting firm, to assist NACCHO with the development,...

Apr 21, 2022 | Erin Laird

Resilience
  • Webinar
  • Mental Health

ASPR Hosts Virtual COVID-19 Recovery and Resilience Speaker Series

The HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) is hosting a three-part COVID-19...

Apr 19, 2022 | Beth Hess

Partner Articles

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  • Webinar
  • 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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  • 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...

  • 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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  • 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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