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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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  • Leadership
  • Performance Improvement
  • Technical Assistance
  • Training

NACCHO Releases New Report: Designing a Training Program for New Local Health Officials: A Comprehensive Needs Assessment

NACCHO and the Center for Public Health Systems at the University of Minnesota School of Public Health partnered to...

Sep 14, 2023 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Community Health
  • Emergency Response
  • Leadership

NACCHO Releases Two Administrative Preparedness Resources

These new resources can be personalized in your health department, and offer guidance to public health officials to use...

May 01, 2023 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Leadership
  • Management Essentials
  • Opportunity
  • Performance Improvement

Application for Management Essentials: Successful People Management Spring 2023 is Now Open until Tuesday, March 28, 2023

NACCHO will be offering the synchronous Successful People Management on Wednesdays 1-2:30pm ET between April 5-May 17,...

Mar 20, 2023 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Leadership
  • Opportunity

Climate Action Toolkit Tailored for Local Health Departments

Targeted climate-focused resources including a free, four-hour training that will equip health professionals with the...

Mar 15, 2023 | Anu Varma

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Leadership
  • Opportunity
  • Workforce Development

Request for Proposals: Curriculum Designer to Develop Training Program for New Local Health Officials

NACCHO is seeking a qualified consultant to develop a new training curriculum that NACCHO will use to provide new local...

Jan 30, 2023 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Leadership
  • Mental Health

NACCHO to Present Two "Joy in Work" Webinars in January and February 2023

Join NACCHO for a webinar series to learn about how to address stressful work environments, and apply practical...

Dec 16, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Injury and Violence Prevention
  • Leadership
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

RFP: Reducing Overdose through Community Approaches Mentorship Program: Leadership & Coaching Consultant(s)

NACCHO is seeking consultants to develop and facilitate one or more workshop sessions of a Leadership & Coaching Series...

Nov 30, 2022 | Camille Adams

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  • Adaptive Leadership
  • Leadership
  • Performance Improvement

NACCHO Announces the 2023 Adaptive Leadership Academy

NACCHO, with the support of CDC and HRSA, announces the 2023 Cohort of the Adaptive Leadership Academy, a 7-month long...

Nov 03, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Adaptive Leadership
  • Art & Creativity
  • Leadership

New Resource: The Joy in Work Toolkit

This new resource is designed for healthcare organizations to better understand barriers to joy in work that lead to...

Jul 19, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Adaptive Leadership
  • Leadership
  • NACCHO 360

RFP: Seeking Leadership Academy In-Person Workshop Speaker and Facilitator

NACCHO is seeking a speaker and facilitator to lead a four-hour session at our Adaptive Leadership Academy Capstone...

Mar 17, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

Partner Articles

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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

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

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Brownsville

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

Aug 07, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Brownsville

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

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Cook County

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

Jul 31, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Cook County

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

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Cameron County

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

Jul 24, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Cameron County

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

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: DuPage County

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

Jul 17, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: DuPage County

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

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Cass County

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

Jul 10, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Cass County

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Community Health Assessment and Improvement Planning
  • Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP)
  • Healthy Aging

New Release: Indicators of Healthy Aging: A Guide to...

NACCHO, in partnership with the Trust for America’s Health and with funding...

Jun 20, 2023 | Andrea Grenadier

New Release: Indicators of Healthy Aging: A Guide to...

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