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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 Recruiting Members for Virtual Learning Collaborative for the Inclusion of MCH populations in Preparedness Exercises and Responses

NACCHO is recruiting members for a new Virtual Learning Collaborative (VLC) to develop and train MCH and EPR...

Nov 09, 2021 | Adelaide Appiah

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  • Hazards & Health Effects
  • Health in All Policies
  • Research & Reports

New Factsheet Reveals Key Findings About Lead Poisoning Prevention Services Offered by Local Health Departments

NACCHO released a factsheet highlighting key findings regarding lead poisoning prevention services offered by local...

Oct 28, 2021 | Anu Varma

  • Tools & Resources
  • Hazards & Health Effects
  • Water Quality

Honoring Local Public Health on World Water Day

New resources on aquatic health and water, sanitation, and hygiene preparedness now available.

Mar 22, 2021 | Emily D'Angelo

  • Tools & Resources
  • Hazards & Health Effects

US EPA’s First-Stop-Shop for Chemical Information: The CompTox Chemicals Dashboard

To ensure informed chemical safety decisions can be made about thousands of chemicals, decision makers and health...

Mar 16, 2021 | Guest Author

  • Hazards & Health Effects

Webinar - LSL Replacement in the New Lead and Copper Rule: A Multi-Perspective Look

Registration is now open for this nee webinar.

Jan 27, 2021 | Anu Varma

  • Community Engagement
  • Climate Change
  • Hazards & Health Effects
  • Opportunity

Interested in Advancing Priorities  Related to Climate Change, Natural, and Environmental Health Hazards? Apply to Join Thriving Exchange's 2021 Cohort

AGU's Thriving Earth Exchange seeks community leaders interested in advancing their local priorities to join our...

Sep 24, 2020 | Guest Author

  • Hazards & Health Effects
  • Opportunity

EPA Announces Request for Applications for Indoor Environments Program Funding Opportunity

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA's) Office of Air and Radiation, Indoor Environments Division, has...

Aug 11, 2020

  • Tools & Resources
  • Hazards & Health Effects
  • Water Quality

New PFAS Treatment Options and Scientific References Added to Drinking Water Treatability Database

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced an update to its Drinking Water Treatability Database with...

Jul 17, 2020

  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response
  • Epidemiology
  • Global Health

COVID-19 Resources for Local Health Departments (April 6-10)

This blog highlights COVID-19 guidance/news, tools and resources, and training opportunities that NACCHO compiled...

Apr 29, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • Hazards & Health Effects
  • Informatics
  • Opportunity

Funding Opportunity: Strengthening Environmental Health Capacity (EHC)

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently announced a new Environmental Health Capacity (EHC) funding...

Apr 13, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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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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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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