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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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  • Press Release

NACCHO Research: Harassment Targeting Local Public Health Associated With Dire Outcomes on an Already Stretched Workforce

New analysis shows local public health workers who experienced harassment during the COVID-19 pandemic had a higher...

Nov 23, 2022 | NacchoVoice

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  • Tools & Resources
  • 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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  • Climate Change
  • Opportunity

Now Open: 2023 Urban Heat Island Mapping Campaign Applications

Applications due December 16.

Nov 17, 2022 | Beth Hess

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Performance Improvement
  • Rural Health
  • Workforce Development

Request for Proposal: Communications Consultant for the Building Workforce Capacity of Rural and Frontier Local Health Departments to Respond to COVID-19

With support from CDC's CSTLTS, NACCHO, with consultant partners, has led a COVID-19 Workforce project, which focuses...

Nov 17, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Medical Reserve Corps

Saying Thank You to Volunteers

See how the Southwest Virginia Medical Reserve Corps uses painted rocks to express appreciation to its volunteers.

Nov 16, 2022 | Beth Hess

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

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  • Press Release

National Association of County and City Health Officials’ Awarded 2022 Fries Prize for Improving Public Health During COVID-19

NACCHO, along with two other national public health associations, received the 2022 Fries Prize on November 7 for...

Nov 07, 2022 | NacchoVoice

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  • Leadership
  • Performance Improvement
  • Adaptive Leadership

NACCHO Announces the 2023 Adaptive Leadership Academy

NACCHO, with the support of CDC and HRSA, announces the 2023 Cohort of the Adaptive Leadership Academy, a 7-month long...

Nov 03, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Press Release
  • Podcast

NACCHO Podcast: Local Health Departments Respond to Monkeypox

Local health leaders discuss the monkeypox outbreak and response in their jurisdictions.

Nov 01, 2022 | NacchoVoice

  • 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

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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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