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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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  • Food Safety & Inspection

Special Processes at Retail Courses in 2023

A virtual, five-day course exploring the specific types of food processing in retail food establishments.

Dec 05, 2022 | Anu Varma

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  • Food Safety & Inspection

Register for the 2023 Consumer Food Safety Education Conference

Registration for the 2023 Consumer Food Safety Education Conference is now open. Learn more about the conference...

Dec 05, 2022 | Guest Author

Webinar
  • Webinar

Food Safety Sharing Session Recap: Microenterprise Home Kitchen Operations (November 2022)

Recap of the November 4, 2022, sharing session

Nov 14, 2022 | Anu Varma

  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Opportunity

Response Requested: FDA Survey Seeks to Gather Information on Influences on Human and Animal Food Regulatory Training

NACCHO requests local health staff feedback to inform the development of the Integrated Food Safety System Regulatory...

Oct 27, 2022 | Anu Varma

  • Webinar

MAHC Network Webinar: Interim Guidance for Safe Operation of Artificial Swimming Lagoons

Learn more about artificial swimming lagoons, and how they can be operated to ensure safety and protect against public...

Oct 21, 2022 | Anu Varma

Monkeypox
  • Community Engagement
  • Immunization
  • Medical Reserve Corps

Medical Reserve Corps Units Support Monkeypox Response

See how Medical Reserve Corps units in Illinois, Louisiana, New York, and New Jersey are supporting monkeypox response...

Oct 19, 2022 | Beth Hess

Spooky Origins
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control
  • Infectious Disease
  • ID Featured

The Spooky Origin Tales of Monsters Uncovered by the History of Infectious Diseases and How We Stop Them

Have you ever wondered where the creepy creatures with Halloween originated? Believe it or not, local health...

Oct 18, 2022 | Kimberly Nalley, Jaclyn Abramson, Graham Briggs, Erin Laird

IPC Champion Mobile County
  • 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

Nutriton
  • Chronic Disease
  • Physical Activity

Biden Administration Releases National Strategy on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health

On Wednesday, September 28, the Biden administration hosted the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health...

Sep 30, 2022 | Lluvia Botello, Kerry Allen

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  • Community Engagement

Tompkins County Health Department Brings Preparedness Resources to Community

The Tompkins County Health Department hosted a Preparedness Resource Fair to share preparedness tools and information...

Sep 20, 2022 | Beth Hess

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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