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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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The Views of MCH Local Health Department Staff on Their COVID Response: Focus Group Findings

NACCHO, in collaboration with the Center for Public Health Innovation at CI International (CPHI) and through funding...

Nov 29, 2021 | Hitomi Abe

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Immunization
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Highlighting Key Data to Support COVID-19 Vaccination During Pregnancy

In September, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued an urgent health advisory to increase...

Nov 29, 2021 | Hitomi Abe, Adelaide Appiah

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  • Press Release

The National Association of County and City Health Officials Announces Health Department Grantees to Support Pregnant People, Birth Parents, and Their Infants

2021 Building Community Resilience through Collaboration Project will award four communities up to $20,000

Oct 28, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

Breastfeeding
  • Press Release

A New Resource to Address Health Disparities Impacting New Moms and Their Babies: Continuity of Care in Breastfeeding Support: A Blueprint for Communities

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

Oct 05, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

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  • Press Release
  • Breastfeeding
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Continuity of Care in Breastfeeding Support: A Blueprint for Communities

NACCHO has partnered with the United States Breastfeeding Committee (USBC) to launch the Continuity of Care in...

Sep 02, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Access to Care
  • Breastfeeding
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Funding Opportunity: Implementing the Continuity of Care in Breastfeeding Support: A Blueprint for Communities

NACCHO has launched a Request for Applications (RFA), Implementing the Continuity of Care in Breastfeeding Support: A...

Sep 02, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Breastfeeding
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Every Step of the Way Through the First 1,000 Days: The Launch of the Continuity of Care in Breastfeeding Support Blueprint

August is National Breastfeeding Month! This year’s theme, “Every Step of the Way,” focuses on the importance of...

Aug 02, 2021 | Harumi Reis-Reilly, Erika Ennis

Pregnant parents
  • Tools & Resources
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health
  • Mental Health

Maternal Mental Health Month: Breaking the Stigma

Maternal health care programs are dedicated to ensuring that new and expectant parents are supported with the proper...

May 17, 2021 | Aderonke Ibironke, MPA

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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

MCAH + COVID-19 Monthly Round Up

NACCHO’s Maternal Child and Adolescent Health team has rounded up noteworthy articles and release of new guidance...

Mar 15, 2021 | Hitomi Abe

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Breastfeeding

RFA: Identifying Care Gaps: Conducting Community Assessments to Improve the Chest/Breastfeeding Landscape in Historically Oppressed Communities

NACCHO is pleased to provide funding for the Identifying Care Gaps: Conducting Community Assessments to Improve the...

Feb 01, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

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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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