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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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NACCHO Book Club — The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks takes readers through the life and later influences of African American woman and...

Jun 14, 2020 | Kamya Raja

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  • Podcast

Author Paul Offit Discusses His Latest Book, "Overkill: When Modern Medicine Goes Too Far"

Dr. Paul Offit discusses his new book, "Overkill: When Modern Medicine Goes Too Far," and shares how public health...

May 17, 2020 | Emily Yox

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NACCHO Book Club — The Body: A Guide for Occupants

By Emily Yox, MPH, Program Analyst, Global Health, NACCHO Each month, NACCHO will bring you a new public health book,...

Apr 17, 2020 | Emily Yox

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  • Immunization
  • Infectious Disease

Vaccinated: One Man’s Quest to Defeat the World’s Deadliest Diseases

By Emily Yox, MPH Program Analyst, Global Health Each month, NACCHO will bring you a new public health book, read and...

Feb 24, 2020 | Emily Yox

  • Book Club
  • Healthy Living & Prevention
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

Pandora’s Lab: Seven Stories of Science Gone Wrong

By Emily Yox, MPH, Program Analyst, Global Health Each month, NACCHO will bring you a new public health book, read and...

Jan 20, 2020 | Emily Yox

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  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Social Determinants of Health

NACCHO Book Club — Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City

By Emily Yox, MPH, Global Health Program Analyst, NACCHO Each month, we will bring you a new public health book, read...

Oct 15, 2019 | nacchovoice

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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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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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CDC Report: Temporary Reassignment of Personnel Requests...

CDC recently updated its flexibilities guidance for recipients and applicants...

Jul 09, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

CDC Report: Temporary Reassignment of Personnel Requests...

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Scholarships Available: SYNChronicity 2020 Conference –...

SYNC 2020, the National Conference for HIV, HCV, STI and LGBTQ Health, is...

Jul 08, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Scholarships Available: SYNChronicity 2020 Conference –...

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Apply Now: DIS Scholarships for STD Engage 2020...

NCSD and NACCHO are pleased to offer several full scholarships for DIS to...

Jun 24, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Apply Now: DIS Scholarships for STD Engage 2020...

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Social Media Resources: National HIV Testing Day

Social media toolkit for National HIV Testing Day, a day to raise awareness...

Jun 24, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Social Media Resources: National HIV Testing Day

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Syringe Services Programs and the COVID-19 Pandemic:...

Local health departments (LHDs) are on the frontlines of the opioid crisis,...

Jun 16, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Syringe Services Programs and the COVID-19 Pandemic:...

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The Path to One Million: Leveraging the Power of Public...

Since its launch, the All of Us Research Program has enrolled more than 350,000...

Jun 11, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

The Path to One Million: Leveraging the Power of Public...

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NCSD Brief: At-Home Self-Collection Lab Testing for...

The National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) developed a technical assistance...

Jun 10, 2020 | Julia Zigman

NCSD Brief: At-Home Self-Collection Lab Testing for...

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NCSD Releases STD Billing Toolkit

The National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) released STD TAC Billing...

Jun 10, 2020 | Julia Zigman

NCSD Releases STD Billing Toolkit

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NCSD Webinar: At-Home HIV & STI Testing – The Lab...

Part 4 in a series of webinars discussing at-home HIV & STI testing at health...

Jun 10, 2020 | Julia Zigman

NCSD Webinar: At-Home HIV & STI Testing – The Lab...

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Kaiser Family Foundation Releases Ending the HIV...

Kaiser Family Foundation has released two new resources related to the federal...

Jun 10, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Kaiser Family Foundation Releases Ending the HIV...

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