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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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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Contact Tracing

New Recommendations for Prioritizing Case Investigations and Contact Tracing for COVID-19 in High Burden Jurisdictions

CDC released new recommendations prioritizing case investigations and contact tracing to assist health departments...

Nov 23, 2020 | Beth Hess

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EH & COVID-19 Resource Roundup: November 10, 2020

As part of NACCHO’s work to support and serve 3,000 local health departments (LHDs) in the United States, NACCHO is...

Nov 10, 2020 | Anu Varma

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  • Podcast
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Podcast from Washington: The NACCHO Profile Study

Guests discuss the findings from the 2019 National Profile of Local Health Departments study, how the information can...

Nov 03, 2020 | Ian Goldstein

  • COVID-19

COVID-19 Resources for Local Health Professionals Working in Environmental Health (September 30 edition)

NACCHO will be releasing a bi-weekly blog compiling a recent, updated collection of novel coronavirus disease...

Sep 29, 2020 | Anu Varma

  • Climate Change

Insight into Climate Change & Local Preparedness Efforts with NACCHO

In the present moment, and mere days before World Environmental Health Day on September 26, the intersection between...

Sep 22, 2020 | Emily D'Angelo

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Stories From the Field: Collaboration is Key for HIV Self-Testing in Baltimore

In May 2020, NACCHO conducted a brief survey to assess local health departments' (LHDs) HIV self-testing capacity and...

Aug 03, 2020 | Julia Zigman

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  • COVID-19
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic
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Report from the Field: COVID-19 Impact on Overdose Response Activities at Local Health Departments

NACCHO released new data documenting the impact of the COVID-19 response on overdose response and prevention activities...

Jul 29, 2020 | Francis Higgins

  • COVID-19
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  • Informatics

Resolve to Save Lives Release Report on Tracking COVID-19 in the United States

Resolve to Save Lives joined public health leaders to release the first-ever comprehensive review of the status of...

Jul 23, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • COVID-19
  • Informatics
  • Letters & Statements

Joint Letter to Congress Requesting Additional $450 Million for Data Modernization in Next COVID-19 Package

This letter from NACCHO and other public health partners requests an additional $450 million in the next COVID-19...

Jul 23, 2020 | Ian Goldstein

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  • COVID-19

Statement: Newly Announced Order for Hospitals to Bypass CDC and Send Coronavirus Patient Information Directly to Washington Database Likely to Worsen Pandemic Response

Statement of Organizational Leaders: Newly Announced Order for Hospitals to Bypass CDC and Send Coronavirus Patient...

Jul 15, 2020 | Andrea Grenadier

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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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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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Public Health Communications Collaborative Webinar

The Public Health Communications Collaborative will hold its first live Q&A...

Sep 21, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

Public Health Communications Collaborative Webinar

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  • Social Determinants of Health

Call for Applications: 2021 Robert Wood Johnson...

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2021...

Jul 20, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

Call for Applications: 2021 Robert Wood Johnson...

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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
  • 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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