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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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  • Access to Care
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The Power of Local Health Departments in Addressing the Overdose Crisis

In alignment with this strategy, NACCHO partners with CDC to support local health departments (LHDs) in conducting...

May 10, 2022 | Jordan Royster and Kellie Hall

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Injury and Violence Prevention
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic
  • Substance Use Disorder

Request for Applications: Substance Use Stigma Assessment and Response (SSAR)

NACCHO will award up to five counties or cities to implement intervention to assess and respond to substance use...

Feb 22, 2022 | Francis Higgins

Sunstance use recovery
  • Funding Opportunity
  • Injury and Violence Prevention
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic
  • Substance Use Disorder

Request for Application: Substance Use Stigma Assessment and Response (SSAR)

NACCHO will award up to five counties or cities to implement intervention to assess and respond to substance...

Feb 22, 2022 | Francis Higgins

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Injury and Violence Prevention
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic
  • Community Health

Request For Proposals: Overdose Response Strategy Pilot Project Technical Assistance Meeting Facilitation

NACCHO is pleased to offer a funding opportunity for a skilled facilitator to aid the six Overdose Response Strategy...

Jan 26, 2022 | Audrey Eisemann

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  • Medical Reserve Corps
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

Combating the Opioid Epidemic

The New Mexico Integrative Wellness Medical Reserve Corps has taken steps to combat the opioid epidemic in their...

Jan 19, 2022 | Beth Hess

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  • Injury and Violence Prevention
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic
  • Opportunity
  • Substance Use Disorder

NACCHO is Seeking Consultants to Provide Technical Assistance to Communities Participating in the IOPSLL Program

NACCHO seeks consultants to provide technical assistance to selected communities participating in NACCHO’s Implementing...

Dec 22, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Injury and Violence Prevention
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic
  • Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)

New Resources for Intersection of Suicide, Overdose, and Adverse Childhood Experiences Prevention

With support from CDC, and in collaboration with ASTHO, NACCHO developed the Suicide, Overdose, and Adverse Childhood...

Oct 29, 2021 | Jasmyn Rudd

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  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Injury and Violence Prevention
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

Story from the Field: Shuman Juvenile Detention Center Emergency Operations Plan Update

Addressing the vulnerability of juvenile justice facilities during public health emergencies in Allegheny County,...

Oct 27, 2021 | Alix Ware

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

Request for Applications: Health Equity and Overdose Prevention Mentorship Program

With support from the CDC, NACCHO is offering a funding opportunity to participate in a new mentorship program with...

Oct 05, 2021 | Jasmyn Rudd

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

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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  • 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...

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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...

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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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