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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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  • Awards & Recognition
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control
  • Infectious Disease

World TB Day: Nominations Open for U.S. TB Elimination Champions

In recognition of World TB Day March 24, CDC is seeking nominations for the U.S. TB Elimination Champions to reflect...

Feb 05, 2024 | Irene Halferty

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  • Awards & Recognition
  • Model Practices

2023 Model Practices - Application Deadline Extended to January 6, 2023

The deadline for NACCHO's 20th Anniversary of the Model Practice Awards Application has been extended to January 6,...

Dec 27, 2022 | Annabel Davis

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  • Awards & Recognition

NACCHO’s Project Public Health Ready Recognizes Three Agencies

NACCHO’s Project Public Health Ready (PPHR) is pleased to recognize three agencies from Florida for their ability to...

Sep 06, 2022 | Beth Hess

  • Awards & Recognition

Nominations for the Inclusion and Diversity for Equitable Advancement in Environmental Health Award

The IDEA EH Award will celebrate organizations whose environmental health leadership exemplifies inclusion, diversity,...

Apr 13, 2022 | Guest Author

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  • Awards & Recognition
  • COVID-19
  • Infection Prevention and Control Champions
  • Infectious Disease

Member Spotlight: Dr. Dawn Terashita recognized as NACCHO Infection Prevention and Control Champion

NACCHO has announced that Dr. Dawn Terashita, MD, MPH, FACPM, Associate Director for the Acute Communicable Disease...

Mar 03, 2021 | Kimberly Nalley

  • Awards & Recognition

NACCHO Awarded the U.S. Food and Drug Administration 2020 Office of Regulatory Affairs Honor Awards

In 2020, NACCHO was among organizations nominated by, and subsequently awarded, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s...

Feb 22, 2021 | Anu Varma

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  • Awards & Recognition
  • Press Release
  • Emergency Response
  • Medical Reserve Corps

NACCHO Announces More Than $1.2 Million in Medical Reserve Corps Operational Readiness Awards

More than $1.2 million in awards will support 137 units to build or strengthen MRC response capabilities.

Feb 03, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

Vaccine
  • Awards & Recognition
  • Immunization
  • Vaccine Hesitancy

NACCHO Selects Local Health Departments to Participate in Project to Address Vaccine Hesitancy

NACCHO has selected three local health departments (LHDs) to participate in the Equipping Local Health Departments to...

Dec 16, 2020 | Amy Frandsen

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  • Awards & Recognition

2021 Innovative Practice Award

The 2021 Innovative Practice Award will focus on practices that were developed in response to COVID-19 and demonstrate...

Nov 02, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

  • Awards & Recognition

NACCHO’s Project Public Health Ready Recognizes 26 Agencies

NACCHO’s Project Public Health Ready (PPHR) is pleased to recognize 26 agencies from eight states for their ability to...

Jul 30, 2020 | Beth Hess

Partner Articles

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Healthy Aging
  • Healthy Living & Prevention
  • Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP)

New NACCHO Resource: Integrating Brain Health into...

NACCHO, in partnership with the Alzheimer’s Association, is thrilled to launch...

Mar 01, 2024 | Andrea Grenadier

New NACCHO Resource: Integrating Brain Health into...

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • COVID-19
  • Immunization
  • Partnerships

Request for Proposals: Technical Assistance to Improve...

NACCHO, with support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),...

Feb 12, 2024 | Tori Decea

Request for Proposals: Technical Assistance to Improve...

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  • Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP)
  • Performance Improvement
  • Workforce Development

Register to Attend a Mobilizing for Action through...

Registration is now open for NACCHO’s in-person Mobilizing for Action through...

Feb 08, 2024 | Andrea Grenadier

Register to Attend a Mobilizing for Action through...

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  • Opportunity

Win $25,000 in cash prizes. Share your innovative...

The EPA’s Small Communities, Big Challenges Competition encourages local...

Nov 16, 2023 | Anu Varma

Win $25,000 in cash prizes. Share your innovative...

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Join Novavax for a Webinar About Their New Covid-19...

Join NACCHO and our Platinum Affiliate Business Partner, Novavax, on November...

Oct 16, 2023

Join Novavax for a Webinar About Their New Covid-19...

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  • Community Engagement

It’s Children’s Environmental Health Day today!

Celebrate with us!

Oct 12, 2023 | Anu Varma

It’s Children’s Environmental Health Day today!

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  • COVID-19
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Central District Health Department

The Building Local Operational Capacity for COVID-19, Healthcare-Associated...

Sep 11, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Central District Health Department

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  • COVID-19
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Calhoun County Health Department

The Building Local Operational Capacity for COVID-19, Healthcare-Associated...

Sep 08, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Calhoun County Health Department

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Getting into the Groove: School-Located Vaccination...

NACCHO’s Immunization team has developed the School-Located Vaccination Clinic...

Aug 31, 2023 | Kayla Miller, PHAP

Getting into the Groove: School-Located Vaccination...

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Community Health Assessment and Improvement Planning
  • Community Engagement
  • Healthy People 2030

New Resource: A Guide to Aligning Healthy People 2030...

To help address the social determinants of health and advance health equity,...

Aug 14, 2023 | Andrea Grenadier

New Resource: A Guide to Aligning Healthy People 2030...

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  • COVID-19
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Pima County

The Building Local Operational Capacity for COVID-19, Healthcare-Associated...

Aug 14, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Pima County

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  • Community Engagement
  • Community Resilience
  • Immunization
  • Vaccine Hesitancy

Community health workers meet people where they are to...

The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted what we already know to be true: higher-risk...

Aug 10, 2023 | Dominique Baradaran, MSM, Interim Chief of Community Health, Oklahoma City- County Health Department

Community health workers meet people where they are to...

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