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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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  • COVID-19
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Improving Vaccine Access to Homebound Older Adults and People with Disabilities

Trust for America’s Health is hosting a series of “Huddle” calls that will provide just-in-time information on...

Mar 05, 2021 | Beth Hess

Coronavirus COVID 19
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar

Environmental Health & COVID-19 Resource Roundup: March 3, 2021

NACCHO's latest bi-weekly blog consisting of an up-to-date collection of COVID-19 resources for our members working at...

Mar 03, 2021 | Anu Varma

Covid
  • COVID-19
  • Webinar
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Public Health Communications Collaborative Webinar

The Public Health Communications Collaborative will hold its first live Q&A session on Thursday, October 1, to share...

Sep 21, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

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  • Food Safety & Inspection

COVID-19 Impact on Local Retail Regulatory Food Safety Programs

The COVID-19 outbreak has affected the operations of health departments across the country. Local Health departments’...

May 26, 2020 | Amy Chang

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

TFAH Report: Addressing a Crisis: Cross-Sector Strategies to Prevent Adolescent Substance Use and Suicide

Focused on the health and well-being of adolescents, a new report by Trust for America’s Health (TFAH) and Well Being...

Oct 29, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

Podcast from Washington: 2019 Prep Summit

Several recent episodes of NACCHO’s Podcast from Washington have featured speakers and panelists from the 2019...

May 06, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

Ready or Not: Protecting the Public’s Health from Diseases, Disasters and Bioterrorism, 2019

One lesson from recent events is that emergencies happen. And happen often. From disease outbreaks to natural disasters...

Feb 14, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

Ready or Not? TFAH Releases 2017 Assessment of Public Health Preparedness

In the world of preparedness and response, 2017 was marked by several historic and catastrophic incidents. Hurricanes...

Jan 09, 2018 | Katie Dwyer

Impact of the FY18 President’s Budget on Selected Public Health Programs

With the President’s FY 2018 budget proposal looming as a serious threat to public health, the Trust for...

Jun 20, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

TFAH Report: A Funding Crisis for Public Health

The Trust for America’s Health recently released A Funding Crisis for Public Health and Safety: State-by-State...

Apr 17, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

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...

Water Fountain
  • 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...

Wildfire
  • 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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