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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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Multi-faceted EPA Research Addressing Threats to Public Health from Wildfire Smoke

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) researchers are working to provide the science needed to better...

Sep 27, 2021 | Guest Author

CA Climate Action Team Public Health Workgroup Meeting: Wildfire Smoke & Health

Join for the next meeting of the Public Health Workgroup of the California Climate Action Team: Protecting Communities...

Oct 20, 2020

Coronavirus COVID 19
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Health in All Policies

COVID-19 & Environmental Health Resources: Holiday Season Guidelines and More

As part of the National Association of County and City Health Officials’ (NACCHO’s) work to support and serve 3,000...

Oct 15, 2020 | Anu Varma

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  • Breastfeeding
  • Community Engagement
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

August is National Breastfeeding Month

August is National Breastfeeding Month and this week is World Breastfeeding Week! This year's theme highlights the...

Aug 03, 2020 | Harumi Reis-Reilly

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  • Press Release

NACCHO Announces 2020 Model Practice Award Winners

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

Jul 06, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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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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  • 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

  • Cardiovascular Health
  • Chronic Disease
  • Healthy Living & Prevention

Nationwide Launch of CDC’s Active People, Healthy Nation Initiative

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) invites the general public, organizations, and leaders to join...

Jan 29, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Cardiovascular Health
  • Chronic Disease
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

How to Combat Childhood Obesity: A Detailed Guide for Parents, Children and Health Practitioners

In the early 1970s, approximately 6.1 percent of children ages 12-19 in the United States were obese, according to the...

Nov 14, 2019 | Guest Author

  • Cardiovascular Health
  • Tobacco-Use Prevention

CDC Media Update: Lung Disease Associated with E-cigarette Use or Vaping

In response to the multistate outbreak of lung injury associated with e-cigarette product use (e.g., devices, liquids,...

Oct 04, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

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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...

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  • 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...

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