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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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With Symposium and New Portal, NIEHS Makes it Easier to Learn How Climate Changes Health

On July 1, the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences will host its Fourth Annual Global Environmental...

Jun 29, 2020 | Guest Author

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  • Webinar

EPA Webinar Highlights Progress, Challenges in Addressing Cardiovascular Health Impacts of Air Pollution

The EPA highlighted new research findings on the impacts of air quality on cardiovascular health in a webinar, “Air...

Jun 15, 2020 | Guest Author

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  • Press Release

NACCHO Announces 2020 Climate and Health Adaptation Grants

Awards will support climate change work of local health departments in New Orleans, Alameda County (CA)

Jun 09, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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  • Health & Disability

Inclusive Data for a Healthy Community

Local health departments strive to create communities that are healthy places for everyone to work, live, and play. To...

May 14, 2020 | Jay Schulz

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Water Quality

EPA’s EnviroAtlas Helps Communities and Citizens Make the Eco-Health Connection

The environment contributes to human health and well-being through benefits including clean water, clean air, and...

Apr 16, 2020 | Guest Author

Call for Proposals: Global Ideas for U.S. Solutions – Cities Taking Action to Address Health, Equity, and Climate Change

Cities around the world are taking meaningful action to advance health equity by designing solutions that benefit the...

Mar 24, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

Inclusive Gardening: Cultivating Health for All

By Jay Schulz, NACCHO Health and Disability Fellow The smell of fresh air. The warm sun. The cool breeze on your face....

Mar 15, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Research & Reports

NACCHO to Lead New STI Coalition

Adriane Casalotti, MPH, MSW, Chief of Government and Public Affairs at NACCHO, is one of two co-chairs of a newly...

Feb 18, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Webinar
  • Water Quality

MAHC Network Webinar Recording: Putting the MAHC into Action at a Local and Regional Level

NACCHO held a Model Aquatic Health Code (MAHC) Network webinar on Feb. 11, 2020 to discuss the local and regional...

Feb 12, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Climate Change
  • Vector Control

Summer Environmental Health Hazards Are Coming: Are You Ready?

This story originally ran on NACCHO’s Essential Elements. Whether or not Punxsutawney Phil sees his shadow when...

Jan 30, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

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  • COVID-19
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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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  • Tools & Resources
  • Healthy Living & Prevention
  • Parks

Greener Parks for Health

National Recreation and Park Association releases new Greener Parks for Health...

Jul 13, 2020

Greener Parks for Health

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  • Tools & Resources

CDC Report: Temporary Reassignment of Personnel Requests...

CDC recently updated its flexibilities guidance for recipients and applicants...

Jul 09, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

CDC Report: Temporary Reassignment of Personnel Requests...

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Scholarships Available: SYNChronicity 2020 Conference –...

SYNC 2020, the National Conference for HIV, HCV, STI and LGBTQ Health, is...

Jul 08, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Scholarships Available: SYNChronicity 2020 Conference –...

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Apply Now: DIS Scholarships for STD Engage 2020...

NCSD and NACCHO are pleased to offer several full scholarships for DIS to...

Jun 24, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Apply Now: DIS Scholarships for STD Engage 2020...

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  • Tools & Resources
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Social Media Resources: National HIV Testing Day

Social media toolkit for National HIV Testing Day, a day to raise awareness...

Jun 24, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Social Media Resources: National HIV Testing Day

  • COVID-19
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Syringe Services Programs and the COVID-19 Pandemic:...

Local health departments (LHDs) are on the frontlines of the opioid crisis,...

Jun 16, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Syringe Services Programs and the COVID-19 Pandemic:...

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  • Community Engagement
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  • Opportunity

The Path to One Million: Leveraging the Power of Public...

Since its launch, the All of Us Research Program has enrolled more than 350,000...

Jun 11, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

The Path to One Million: Leveraging the Power of Public...

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  • Tools & Resources
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

NCSD Brief: At-Home Self-Collection Lab Testing for...

The National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) developed a technical assistance...

Jun 10, 2020 | Julia Zigman

NCSD Brief: At-Home Self-Collection Lab Testing for...

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  • Tools & Resources
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

NCSD Releases STD Billing Toolkit

The National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) released STD TAC Billing...

Jun 10, 2020 | Julia Zigman

NCSD Releases STD Billing Toolkit

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  • Tools & Resources
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

NCSD Webinar: At-Home HIV & STI Testing – The Lab...

Part 4 in a series of webinars discussing at-home HIV & STI testing at health...

Jun 10, 2020 | Julia Zigman

NCSD Webinar: At-Home HIV & STI Testing – The Lab...

  • Tools & Resources
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Kaiser Family Foundation Releases Ending the HIV...

Kaiser Family Foundation has released two new resources related to the federal...

Jun 10, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Kaiser Family Foundation Releases Ending the HIV...

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