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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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  • Informatics

CDC Partnering with Esri to Build & Enhance States' COVID-19 Data Dashboards

On May 13, CDC announced a new partnership with the Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc. (Esri) that will...

May 18, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

Coronavirus 2
  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response
  • Epidemiology
  • Health Equity & Social Justice

COVID-19 Resources for Local Health Departments (May 11-15)

This blog highlights COVID-19 guidance/news, tools and resources, and training opportunities that NACCHO compiled...

May 15, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

Contact tracing
  • Press Release
  • Workforce Development

NACCHO Recommends at Least $7.6 Billion for Contact Tracing Workforce Surge

As Congress continues to work on legislation related to the COVID-19 response, we encourage Congress to ensure...

May 12, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

Coronavirus 2
  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response
  • Infectious Disease

COVID-19 Resources for Local Health Departments (April 27-May 1)

This blog highlights COVID-19 guidance/news, tools and resources, and training opportunities that NACCHO compiled...

May 11, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Emergency Response
  • Workforce Development

Major Public Health Wins in COVID-19 Bills

NACCHO has successfully advocated for billions of dollars in federal funding for the public health response to COVID-19...

May 05, 2020 | NACCHO Government Affairs Team

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  • Press Release
  • Emergency Response
  • Workforce Development

NACCHO Urges Support for Frontline Public Health Workers

NACCHO recently sent a letter to Congress highlighting the key role of health department staff on the front lines of...

May 04, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

  • Policy
  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response
  • Epidemiology

COVID-19 Resources for Local Health Departments (April 20-24)

This blog highlights COVID-19 guidance/news, tools and resources, and training opportunities that NACCHO compiled...

Apr 29, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • Press Release
  • Infectious Disease

NACCHO’s Past Presidents Call for Action to Support Public Health Response to Coronavirus

Yesterday, 19 former presidents of the NACCHO, on behalf of the nation’s nearly 3,000 local health departments, sent...

Apr 23, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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  • Press Release
  • Workforce Development

NACCHO Applauds the Introduction of Public Health Workforce Loan Repayment Act in the Senate

A federal Public Health Workforce Loan Repayment program is an important investment in strengthening health departments...

Apr 22, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

Naccho Award
  • Awards & Recognition
  • Opportunity

Apply for NACCHO’s Awards and Get Honored at NACCHO 360!

The application period for NACCHO’s 2020 Local Health Department of the Year, the Maurice “Mo” Mullet...

Apr 10, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

Partner Articles

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Hazards & Health Effects

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
  • Informatics
  • 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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