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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
  • Emergency Response
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Preparedness Month Profile: An Interview with Sue Kauppi, Western Upper Peninsula Health Department

To celebrate Preparedness Month, NACCHO is highlighting Western Upper Peninsula Health Department's collaborations...

Sep 27, 2022 | Elana Filipos, Gideon Amaniel

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  • Community Engagement
  • Emergency Response
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Preparedness Month Profile: An Interview with Allison Wilson, Jefferson County Public Health

To celebrate Preparedness Month, NACCHO is highlighting Jefferson County Public Health's collaborations between...

Sep 27, 2022 | Elana Filipos, Gideon Amaniel

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Infectious Disease
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

RFA: Demonstration Sites for Bridging Preparedness, Infectious Disease, Maternal-Child Health, and Birth Defects within Cities and Counties Project

Request for applications due October 20.

Sep 20, 2022 | Elana Filipos

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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  • Emergency Response
  • Infectious Disease
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health
  • Opportunity

NACCHO Recruiting Members for Collaborative Workgroup on Maternal-Child Health, Infectious Diseases, and Preparedness

Applications open through October 9.

Sep 09, 2022 | Elana Filipos

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  • COVID-19
  • Emergency Response
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Virtual Learning Collaborative for the Inclusion of MCH Populations in Preparedness Exercises and Responses

Through a Virtual Learning Collaborative, local health departments identified strategies to strengthen their capacity...

Aug 22, 2022 | Gideon Amaniel

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Updates to COVID-19 Guidance for Communities, K-12 Schools, and Early Care and Education Programs

CDC has released updates to its general COVID-19 community guidance as well as its Operational Guidance for K-12...

Aug 11, 2022 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health
  • Air Quality

Improving Indoor Air Quality in Schools – Resource Spotlight

These resources can help LHD staff understand where to begin when it comes to supporting schools in their efforts to...

Jul 29, 2022 | Angana Roy

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  • Breastfeeding
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Together We Can Do Great Things: NACCHO celebrates National Breastfeeding Month

The solid evidence of short- and long-term medical and neurodevelopmental advantages of breastfeeding make promoting,...

Jul 28, 2022 | Erika Ennis, Sarah Robinson

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Building Community Resilience Through Maternal Child Health and Emergency Preparedness and Response Collaboration

NACCHO, with support from CDC’s Division of Reproductive Health, launched a project to increase collaboration between...

Jul 07, 2022 | Elana Filipos

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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