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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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  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Epidemiology
  • Infectious Disease

What is NHSN and How Can LHDs Better Utilize This System: A Q&A with CDC

CDC’s National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) is the nation’s tracking and response system used to identify emerging...

Nov 21, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson

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  • Infection Prevention and Control Champions

Member Spotlight: Mobile County Health Department Infection Prevention Team Recognized as NACCHO Infection Prevention and Control Champion

NACCHO recognizes the Mobile County Health Department of Alabama as its latest Infection Prevention and Control (IPC)...

Oct 14, 2022 | Trent Johnson

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Data: Elemental to Health Holds Briefings on Data Modernization Featuring Local Health Leaders

In April, Data: Elemental to Health – a coalition of public health groups including NACCHO, Big Cities Health Coalition...

May 05, 2022 | Ian Goldstein, Rachel Miller

US Washington Capitol

NACCHO Member Karen Ayala Testifies Before House Science Subcommittee on Next Phase of the COVID-19 Pandemic

the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight held the hearing,...

Apr 11, 2022 | Rachel Miller

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Request for Applications for COVID-19 Prevention and Mitigation Strategies, Monitoring and Evaluation Consultant

NACCHO is seeking a consultant to provide training and technical assistance to 23 program sites via one-on-one and...

Oct 22, 2021 | Jas Florentino

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Epidemiology

Webinar Wrap-Up: How the U.S. Digital Service can help Navigate Reporting Requirements for Rapid COVID-19 Antigen Tests

During a webinar on Tuesday, September 28, 2021, the United States Digital Service and Pima County (AZ) discussed two...

Sep 29, 2021 | Erin Laird, Kimberly Nalley, Zachary Smith

TB Collaboration Case Study
  • Infectious Disease
  • Tuberculosis

New NACCHO Case Study Series Highlights LHD and Health Center Partnerships to Address TB and COVID-19

NACCHO developed a series of three Case Studies to share insights into how how LHD-HC partnerships pivoted during the...

Sep 22, 2021 | Erin Laird

US Washington Capitol

HELP Committee Holds Hearing on the Continuing Federal Response to COVID-19

On Tuesday, the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee held a hearing on the federal response to the...

Jul 23, 2021 | Silvio Renna

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  • COVID-19
  • Epidemiology
  • Infectious Disease
  • Informatics

Navigating Reporting Requirements for Rapid COVID-19 Antigen Tests

Rapid antigen tests emerged in the summer of 2020 as powerful tool to diagnose and screen for active COVID-19...

Jul 21, 2021 | Zachary Smith

  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar

June 9 Resource Roundup: See What's New to NACCHO's Environmental Health & COVID-19 Resource Library!

Up-to-date collection of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) resources for our members working at the intersection of...

Jun 08, 2021 | Anu Varma

Partner Articles

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Community Health Assessment and Improvement Planning
  • Community Engagement

Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships...

NACCHO is pleased to launch the three revised assessments of Mobilizing for...

Nov 22, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships...

MAPP Roadmap
  • Funding Opportunity
  • Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP)
  • Opportunity

RFP: NACCHO Seeking a Graphic Designer for New MAPP 2.0...

NACCHO is seeking a qualified consultant to provide graphic design for the new...

Nov 07, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

RFP: NACCHO Seeking a Graphic Designer for New MAPP 2.0...

  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Training

Join us for a Climate for Health Ambassadors Training at...

We are partnering with Climate for Health and ecoAmerica to offer an...

Jul 11, 2022 | Anu Varma

Join us for a Climate for Health Ambassadors Training at...

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control
  • Infectious Disease

New Resource: BLOC COVID Video Series

This video series was developed from interviews with BLOC COVID funded sites to...

Jul 06, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson, Candice Young

New Resource: BLOC COVID Video Series

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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization

Partnering for Pediatric Vaccinations

Florida Department of Health in Manatee County has been leading the way in...

Jun 17, 2022 | Amiris Roberson

Partnering for Pediatric Vaccinations

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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
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control
  • Infectious Disease
  • Community Health

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...

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