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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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  • Funding Opportunity
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Request for Applications: Implementing Overdose Prevention Strategies at the Local Level

In this funding opportunity, NACCHO will award up to ten high-burden counties or cities to implement activities that...

Sep 17, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Access to Care
  • Injury and Violence Prevention
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

International Overdose Awareness Day Looks to the Future with Successful Pilot Projects

International Overdose Awareness Day, commemorated on August 31, marks not only the devastation we have seen over the...

Aug 30, 2021 | Esther Whitlock

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Injury and Violence Prevention
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

NACCHO Releases "Identifying the Root Causes of Drug Overdose Health Inequities and Related Social Determinants of Health: A Literature Review "

With support from the Division of Overdose Prevention (DOP) in the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control...

Aug 30, 2021 | Jasmyn Rudd

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  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

HHS Releases New Buprenorphine Practice Guidelines, Expanding Access to Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder

Excerpted blog post from HHS detailing new buprenorphine practice guidelines that among other things, remove a longtime...

May 11, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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  • COVID-19
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

COVID-19 Pandemic Impact on Harm Reduction Services: An Environmental Scan

To better understand the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on harm reduction organizations and people who use drugs, the...

Apr 29, 2021 | Julia Zigman, Guest Author

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  • Webinar
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

Using M&E to Better Serve Your Community: A Four-Part Webinar Series for Health Departments and SSPs

This four-part webinar series explores how syringe services programs (SSPs) can use monitoring and evaluation (M&E) to...

Apr 28, 2021 | Kat Kelley

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

NACCHO Launches New Webpage: Health Equity in the Response to Drug Overdose

NACCHO's new webpage offers resources amplifying health equity in overdose response

Apr 26, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

Funding Opportunity: Building Capacity for Harm Reduction Monitoring & Evaluation

NACCHO is pleased to announce a funding opportunity to promote monitoring and evaluation (M&E) of syringe services...

Apr 12, 2021 | Kat Kelley

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

White House Centers Harm Reduction and Equity in Year 1 Drug Policy Priorities

On April 1, the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) released a statement on its drug policy...

Apr 07, 2021 | Kat Kelley

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

CDC's Harm Reduction Technical Assistance Program: Webinar March 9

Please join CDC, NASTAD, the University of Washington, the National Harm Reduction Coalition, and NACCHO for a webinar...

Mar 03, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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The National Association of County and City Health...

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO),...

Sep 21, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

The National Association of County and City Health...

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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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  • COVID-19
  • Webinar
  • Communications & Public Relations

Public Health Communications Collaborative Webinar

The Public Health Communications Collaborative will hold its first live Q&A...

Sep 21, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

Public Health Communications Collaborative Webinar

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