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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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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Training Resources for DIS

CDC TRAIN offers several DIS-focused courses.

Apr 01, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

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  • Funding Opportunity

Request for Proposals: Communications and Videographer Consultant for Infection Prevention and Control Topics

NACCHO is seeking one qualified consultant to develop a video series for infection prevention and control topics.

Apr 01, 2021 | Christina Baum

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Call for Volunteers to Discuss Contact Tracing during COVID-19

Call for volunteers to discuss contact tracing during COVID-19 in a series of stakeholder interviews.

Mar 24, 2021 | Christina Baum

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  • COVID-19
  • Infectious Disease
  • Opportunity

Request for Proposals: Evaluating Local Health Departments – Health Center Partnerships and Service Delivery Collaborations during COVID, Including TB Prevention and Control

With funding from the Health Resources and Services Administration, NACCHO will award up to $75,000 total for a...

Mar 22, 2021 | Erin Laird

  • Healthy Living & Prevention
  • Opportunity

Opportunity for LHDs that Operate or Support Older Adult Fall Prevention Programs

NACCHO is looking for local health departments to volunteer to participate in key informant interviews.

Mar 15, 2021 | Zinat Mohamed

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  • COVID-19
  • Epidemiology
  • Infectious Disease

New Variants of SARS-CoV-2: What we know, and how one local health department has been impacted

New variants of the virus SARS-CoV-2 have increasingly become one of the top concerns as efforts to prevent the spread...

Mar 02, 2021 | Kimberly Nalley

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  • Global Health
  • Mental Health

More Americans Need Mental Healthcare. Where Can We Turn?

COVID-19 has had a profound impact on our society beyond the physical toll on those infected with the virus. It has...

Feb 17, 2021 | Emily Yox

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Contact Tracing

Webinar Recording: Contact Tracing Prioritization Webinar

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently released recommendations to guide the prioritization process...

Feb 17, 2021 | Erin Laird

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  • COVID-19
  • Webinar
  • Contact Tracing

NACCHO COVID-19 Webinar: Contact Tracing Prioritization

NACCHO invites local health department leadership and staff to join the Contact Tracing Prioritization webinar on...

Feb 02, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • Press Release
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

NACCHO Awards New Overdose Response Project Funding

NACCHO Awards New Overdose Response Project Funding; Public Health Projects in Georgia, Missouri, New York, North and...

Jan 27, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

Partner Articles

  • 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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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Water Quality

Purdue University’s New Water Systems Course Designed to...

Purdue is partnering with NACCHO to offer this online course at a discount for...

Dec 04, 2020 | Emily D'Angelo

Purdue University’s New Water Systems Course Designed to...

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  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Opportunity

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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  • Press Release
  • Climate Change
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

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...

Covid
  • COVID-19
  • Webinar
  • Communications & Public Relations

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

2021 RWJF Culture of Health Prize
  • Opportunity
  • 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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  • 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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