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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
  • Funding Opportunity
  • Community Resilience
  • Emergency Response

Request for Applications: Addressing Needs of People with Disabilities in COVID-19 Local Preparedness Planning, Mitigation and Recovery Efforts – Part 2

This NACCHO funding opportunity addresses the needs of people with disabilities in emergency preparedness, including...

Sep 20, 2022 | Sara Lyons

Vaccine
  • COVID-19
  • Funding Opportunity
  • Immunization
  • Influenza

Request for Applications: Equipping Local Health Departments to Address Vaccine Hesitancy

NACCHO is pleased to offer a technical assistance and capacity-building opportunity that will provide LHDs with...

Sep 16, 2022 | Amy Frandsen

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  • COVID-19
  • Medical Reserve Corps

Rising to the Challenge: How Medical Reserve Corps Volunteers Serve as a Scalable Workforce for Local Health Departments in Response to COVID-19 and Beyond

Read the September/October issue of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice to see how Medical Reserve...

Sep 15, 2022 | Beth Hess

Webinar
  • COVID-19
  • Webinar
  • Immunization
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Webinar: Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Pediatric Vaccine for Children Under 5 & Bivalent Booster for 12+

Join this webinar on Thursday, September 22, 3:00-4:00 PM ET.

Sep 14, 2022 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Webinar
  • Immunization

Webinar: A Clinical Update on Novavax’s COVID-19 Vaccine

Join this webinar on Thursday, September 29, 3:00-4:00 PM ET.

Sep 14, 2022 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Community Engagement
  • Immunization

New: Medical Countermeasure Best Practice Resource Guide

This new "Medical Countermeasure Best Practice Resource Guide" shares best practices and lessons learned from local...

Sep 08, 2022 | Gideon Amaniel

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Community Engagement
  • Community Resilience

NACCHO Exchange Summer 2022: The Medical Reserve Corps

This issue of NACCHO Exchange looks at the impact of the Medical Reserve Corps as it marks its 20th year of service to...

Sep 06, 2022 | Beth Hess

Covid
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Immunization

Bivalent COVID-19 Vaccines for Booster Doses

On August 31, FDA amended the EUAs of the Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines to authorize bivalent formulations to be...

Sep 02, 2022 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization
  • Infectious Disease
  • Community Health

Doing Homework on Vaccines this Back-to-School Season? Here are 10 Ways to Separate Fact from Fiction

With a new school year beginning, this is a reminder that routine vaccines are a safe and effective way to protect...

Sep 01, 2022 | Guest Blogger Kaye Hayes, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Infectious Disease and the Director of the Office of Infectious Disease and HIV/AIDS Policy, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Opportunity

Apply to Get a Custom AI Chatbot to Fight COVID-19 Misinformation

Applications due September 15.

Aug 30, 2022 | Beth Hess

Partner Articles

  • Tools & Resources
  • 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
  • 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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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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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
  • 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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