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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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RFP: Building CDC 2103 LHD Grant Recipient Health Equity Capacity through Collective Power-building, Public Health Narrative Development, and Other Strategies for Operationalizing Health Equity

NACCHO is offering a funding opportunity for a consultant to provide expert training and technical assistance (TTA) to...

Nov 05, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Infectious Disease
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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

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We are Small, but Mighty Part 2: NACCHO’s In-depth Interviews on Healthcare Associated Infections (HAI) for Rural, Frontier, and Small Local Health Departments (LHDs)

HAI/AR Rural, Frontier, and Small LHDs Blog 6 of 6 Series

Oct 06, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson, Candice Young

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Funding Opportunity Through New State and Local Cybersecurity Grant Program

Applications due November 15.

Sep 16, 2022 | Beth Hess

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Senate HELP Committee Criticizes Federal Monkeypox Response During Hearing

On Wednesday, September 14, the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee held a hearing entitled,...

Sep 16, 2022 | Lily Murphy, Kerry Allen

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Dr. Meena Brewster, St. Mary’s County Health Officer, Elected to NACCHO's Board of Directors

Meenakshi Brewster, MD, MPH, FAAFP, Health Officer for the St. Mary’s County Health Department in Maryland, has been...

Aug 08, 2022 | Theresa Spinner

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Collaboration During the COVID-19 Pandemic in Tempe, Arizona - Trust is key.

When the COVID-19 virus was first detected in Tempe, Arizona, their local government was prepared to track and respond...

Jun 02, 2022 | Angana Roy

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Member Spotlight: Prince George’s County Health Department, Fostering Local Infection Prevention Control & Capacity (FLIP-CC) Project Team Recognized as NACCHO Infection Prevention and Control Champion

NACCHO recognizes Prince George’s County Health Department, Fostering Local Infection Prevention Control & Capacity...

May 09, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson

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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

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Recap: 2022 Preparedness Summit

A record number of attendees—more than 2,200—gathered in Atlanta and virtually April 4–7 for the 2022 Preparedness...

Apr 18, 2022 | Beth Hess

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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
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  • Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP)
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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...

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  • Climate Change
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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
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  • 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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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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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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  • Infection, Prevention, and Control
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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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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
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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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