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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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Monkeypox
  • Tools & Resources
  • Infectious Disease

National Monkeypox Vaccine Strategy: Phase One

This week the Biden Administration released the first phase of its national monkeypox vaccine strategy.

Jun 30, 2022 | Beth Hess

Prevent meningococcal disease
  • Infectious Disease

New Resources: 2022 Meningococcal Disease Outbreak Response

The CDC and Florida Department of Health have released new resources and updates regarding the meningococcal disease...

Jun 29, 2022 | Kimberly Nalley

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  • Press Release

NACCHO Announces 2022-2023 Officers and Board of Directors

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) is proud to announce the 2022-2023 election...

Jun 29, 2022 | Adriane Casalotti

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Policy Statement
  • Substance Use Disorder

NACCHO Announces the Release of Updated Harm Reduction Policy Statement

In its updated Harm Reduction policy statement, the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO)...

Jun 28, 2022 | Anjana Rao

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  • Press Release

NACCHO Applauds Passage of Safer Communities Act

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), on behalf of the nearly 3,000 local health...

Jun 28, 2022 | Adriane Casalotti

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  • Opportunity
  • Project Public Health Ready (PPHR)

PPHR National Reviewer Spotlight: Resham Patel

Meet Project Public Health Ready National Reviewer Resham Patel.

Jun 24, 2022 | Beth Hess

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  • Press Release
  • Access to Care
  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

NACCHO Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Decision on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health

Today, the U.S. Supreme Court announced its decision on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health, reversing previous decisions...

Jun 24, 2022 | Adriane Casalotti

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Dear Colleague: National HIV Testing Day

A new Dear Colleague letter from the CDC's Division of HIV Prevention discusses National HIV Testing Day (NHTD), a day...

Jun 24, 2022 | Guest Author, Julia Zigman

  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Health & Disability

Preparing People with Disabilities for Climate Change: How They Intersect and How Local Health Departments Can Help

Learn why having the voices of people with disabilities directly at the table and in the conversation will help to...

Jun 23, 2022 | Guest Author

Webinar
  • COVID-19
  • Webinar

Webinar: Indoor Ventilation Strategies for COVID-19

Join this webinar on Tuesday, June 28 at 3:00 PM ET.

Jun 22, 2022 | Beth Hess

Partner Articles

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  • Press Release

NACCHO Announces Ten Health Department Grantees to...

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), with...

May 18, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

NACCHO Announces Ten Health Department Grantees to...

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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...

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