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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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IDSA, SHEA and PIDS Announce 2022-2023 LEAP Fellowship Awardees

The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology Association (SHEA), and the...

Mar 30, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson

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  • COVID-19
  • Press Release
  • Immunization

Public Health Partners Assert Importance of COVID-19 Vaccines in Pandemic Fight

NACCHO issues joint statement to affirm that children 5 years of age and older should be vaccinated against COVID-19.

Mar 15, 2022 | nacchovoice

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Community Health

Advancing Health Equity: A Guide to Language, Narrative and Concepts

The Advancing Health Equity: A Guide to Language, Narrative and Concepts provides guidance and promotes a deeper...

Feb 21, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Infection Prevention and Control Champions

Member Spotlight: Fairfax County HAI Team Recognized as NACCHO Infection Prevention and Control Champion

NACCHO recognizes the Fairfax County Health Department’s (FCHD’s) Acute Communicable and Emerging Diseases (ACED)...

Feb 04, 2022 | Kimberly Nalley

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Health in All Policies
  • Performance Improvement

New Resource: Advancing Health Equity: A Guide to Language, Narrative and Concepts

This new guide for physicians and healthcare workers provides a valuable foundational toolkit for health equity.

Nov 01, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

  • Community Engagement

How Do LHDs work with Retail Health Clinics and Pharmacies?

NACCHO is interested in learning how local health departments may be working with retail health clinics (also known as...

Sep 24, 2021 | Jas Florentino

National Biodefense Strategy

Key Accomplishments and Priorities of the NBS

The National Biodefense Strategy (NBS) aims to advance the U.S. health security enterprise through prevention,...

Aug 06, 2021 | Shanlynn Bias

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Division of STD Prevention at CDC Releases Updated STI Treatment Guidelines, 2021

The CDC released Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) Treatment Guidelines, 2021, which provide current evidence-based...

Jul 22, 2021 | Rebekah Horowitz

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  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

HHS Releases New Buprenorphine Practice Guidelines, Expanding Access to Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder

Excerpted blog post from HHS detailing new buprenorphine practice guidelines that among other things, remove a longtime...

May 11, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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  • COVID-19

House Subcommittee Holds Hearing on the Long-Term Effects of COVID-19

On April 28, the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health, presided over by Chair Anna Eshoo (D-CA), held a...

Apr 29, 2021 | Cameron Etessami

Partner Articles

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

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...

  • 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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