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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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  • Press Release

NACCHO Podcast Series: Equitable Approaches to Recruitment and Hiring at Local Health Departments

In this week's episode of Podcast from Washington, NACCHO government affairs team members Ian Goldstein and Adriane...

Sep 15, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

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  • Breastfeeding
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Continuity of Care in Breastfeeding Support: A Blueprint for Communities

NACCHO has partnered with the United States Breastfeeding Committee (USBC) to launch the Continuity of Care in...

Sep 02, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

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NACCHO Announces Its 2021-2022 Officers and Board of Directors

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), the voice of the country’s nearly 3,000 local...

Aug 11, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

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NACCHO Announces 2021 Model and Promising Practice Award Winners

Today, the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), the voice of the country’s nearly 3,000...

Jul 06, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

Pride Month
  • Press Release

LGBTQ+ Pride Month Statement by Lori Tremmel Freeman, CEO

This month, we at the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), representing the nations...

Jun 24, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

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After 50 Years, NACCHO Calls for an End to the War on Drugs and a Public Health Approach to Substance Use and Its Harms

The War on Drugs was declared on June 17, 1971, expanding the federal government’s role in drug control and the...

Jun 17, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

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National Association of County and City Health Officials Announces More Than $360,000 in Medical Reserve Corps Operational Readiness Awards

Washington, DC, June 9, 2021 - The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), the voice of the...

Jun 09, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

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  • Press Release

NACCHO and The Network for Public Health’s New Report Proposed Limits on Public Health Authority: Dangerous for Public Health, Highlights Proposed State Laws Detrimental to Public Health

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) representing the country’s nearly 3,000 local...

May 28, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

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  • Press Release

The National Association of County and City Health Officials Announces Its 2021 Innovative Practice Award Winners

— Today, the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), the voice of the country’s nearly 3,000...

May 27, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

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  • Press Release

NACCHO Member Karen Shelton, MD, FACOG, Southwest Virginia Local Health District Director Testifies Before Congress on COVID-19 Vaccine Confidence

Tomorrow, Karen Shelton, MD, FACOG, Director of the Mount Rogers Health District and Acting Director of the Lenowisco...

May 25, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

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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...

Covid
  • 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...

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