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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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  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health
  • Opportunity

Ensuring Safe Early Childcare Facilities: Local Health Departments Invited to Join State "Choose Safe Places" Small Group Calls

NACCHO invites interested LHDs to join the upcoming Choose Safe Places (CSP) grantee small group calls to learn more...

Apr 29, 2021 | Adelaide Appiah

  • Opportunity

Apply to be Your State’s Representative on the Preparedness Policy Advisory Group

NACCHO is accepting applications for the Preparedness Policy Advisory Group (PPAG).

Apr 12, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Opportunity

Project Public Health Ready Feedback Workshop

NACCHO is seeking past applicants, national reviewers, and state leads to provide high-level feedback on the Project...

Mar 26, 2021 | Laura Phonharath

  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Opportunity

Call to Identify State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial Programs Participating in a Voluntary National Retail Food Regulatory Program Standards Network

Do you work with other jurisdictions to achieve understanding of and conformance with the Voluntary National Retail...

Mar 24, 2021 | Amy Chang

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  • COVID-19
  • Infectious Disease
  • Opportunity

Request for Proposals: Evaluating Local Health Departments – Health Center Partnerships and Service Delivery Collaborations during COVID, Including TB Prevention and Control

With funding from the Health Resources and Services Administration, NACCHO will award up to $75,000 total for a...

Mar 22, 2021 | Erin Laird

  • Healthy Living & Prevention
  • Opportunity

Opportunity for LHDs that Operate or Support Older Adult Fall Prevention Programs

NACCHO is looking for local health departments to volunteer to participate in key informant interviews.

Mar 15, 2021 | Zinat Mohamed

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  • Emergency Response
  • Opportunity

Join NACCHO’s 2021 Administrative Preparedness Focus Group

NACCHO wants to hear from you to understand LHDs experiences putting expedited mechanisms in place to address...

Mar 08, 2021 | Beth Hess

  • Webinar
  • Opportunity

EPA Announces the Cleaner Indoor Air During Wildfire Challenge

The challenge is open now through May 17, 2021.

Feb 18, 2021 | Anu Varma

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  • Opportunity
  • Policy

Sign Up: NACCHO’s First Virtual Hill Week

This year, local health department leaders will have the opportunity to virtually engage with Members of Congress and...

Jan 22, 2021

  • Opportunity

APHA 2021 Call for Abstracts is Open

Submit an abstract to present and share research with public health leaders and professionals from around the world.

Jan 13, 2021 | Anu Varma

Partner Articles

  • 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

2021 RWJF Culture of Health Prize
  • Opportunity
  • Social Determinants of Health

Call for Applications: 2021 Robert Wood Johnson...

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2021...

Jul 20, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

Call for Applications: 2021 Robert Wood Johnson...

Wildfire
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Hazards & Health Effects

Protecting Lung Health During Wildfires

The American Lung Association has developed a new fact sheet in Spanish to...

Jul 15, 2020

Protecting Lung Health During Wildfires

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Healthy Living & Prevention
  • Parks

Greener Parks for Health

National Recreation and Park Association releases new Greener Parks for Health...

Jul 13, 2020

Greener Parks for Health

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