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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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  • Community Engagement
  • Community Resilience
  • Climate Change

City of Somerville Hosts Year-Round Preparedness Initiative

The City of Somerville's “Keep Cool Somerville” initiative works to improve community resilience to extreme heat.

Sep 26, 2022 | Beth Hess

  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Health & Disability

Preparing People with Disabilities for Climate Change: How They Intersect and How Local Health Departments Can Help

Learn why having the voices of people with disabilities directly at the table and in the conversation will help to...

Jun 23, 2022 | Guest Author

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Climate Change
  • Food Safety & Inspection

NACCHO & CDC Food Safety Sharing Session Recap: Climate Change & Food Safety (April 2022)

View the webinar recording and download the presentations for this Earth Day 2022 webinar!

Apr 26, 2022 | Stephanie Puwalski, Lema Mansoury

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Rural Health

NACCHO Exchange Winter 2022: Research and Evaluation

The Winter 2022 issue of NACCHO Exchange highlights how research and evaluation support and inform the work of local...

Apr 22, 2022 | Beth Hess

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  • Webinar
  • Climate Change
  • Food Safety & Inspection

NACCHO and CDC Presents Sharing Session on Climate Change and Food Safety

The National Association of County and City Health Officials and the National Environmental Health Association, with...

Apr 08, 2022

  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Training

Join us for a Climate for Health Ambassadors Training at the 2022 Preparedness Summit

NACCHO is partnering with Climate for Health and ecoAmerica to offer an interactive conference workshop on Tuesday,...

Mar 17, 2022

Webinar
  • Climate Change

Save the Date: Harnessing the Lancet Countdown for Clinical and Public Health Practice

The Global Consortium on Climate and Health Education (GCCHE) at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health...

Feb 01, 2022

  • Climate Change

Mental Health and Our Changing Climate: Special Briefing for Local Health Departments

A special briefing for local health departments that will cover the major findings of Mental Health and Our Changing...

Dec 17, 2021

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Climate Change

NACCHO to Grant Up to $75,000 to Support Local Health Departments Working on Climate and Health

NACCHO, with support from the Climate and Health Program at the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, intends to...

Sep 20, 2021 | Anu Varma

  • Climate Change
  • Extreme Weather

Accelerating Efforts to Beat the Heat Using Science and Stories

Rising temperatures across the globe is a consequence of climate change, and Austin, Texas, is no exception.

Jul 13, 2021 | Guest Author

Partner Articles

  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Training

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
  • Tools & Resources
  • Infectious Disease
  • Community Health

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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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization

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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  • 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...

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  • 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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