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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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Joint Statement: Public Health Agencies Transitioning Away from Universal Case Investigation and Contact Tracing for Individual Cases of COVID-19

NACCHO joins groups in releasing joint statement supporting public health agencies transitioning away from universal...

Jan 25, 2022 | nacchovoice

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The National Association of County and City Health Officials Announces $80,000 in Grants to Advance Health Equity in Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Efforts

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

Jan 19, 2022 | Johanna Segovia

Food Safety
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Application Open for 2022 Samuel J. Crumbine Consumer Protection Award for Excellence in Food Protection

Washington, DC, January 18, 2022 – The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), representing...

Jan 18, 2022 | Anu Varma

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NACCHO Applauds Reintroduction of Strengthening the Public Health Workforce Act in the Senate

Bipartisan legislation would provide for a public health workforce loan repayment program to support recruitment and...

Jan 14, 2022 | Theresa Spinner

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THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF COUNTY AND CITY HEALTH OFFICIALS COMMISSIONS NEW STUDY ON WASTEWATER SURVEILLANCE RESEARCH AT THE COMMUNITY-LEVEL

— The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), with support from the Centers for Disease...

Dec 21, 2021 | Anu Varma

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Local Health Departments Celebrate the One-Year Anniversary of COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution and Administration

Statement by Lori Tremmel Freeman, CEO

Dec 15, 2021 | Beth Hess

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The National Association of County and City Health Officials Announces $5 million in Grants to Improve Public Health Connection to Refugee, Immigrant, and Migrant Communities

New Collaboration with the University of Minnesota’s National Resource Center for Refugees, Immigrants, and Migrants...

Dec 01, 2021 | Jas Florentino, Rezwana Uddin

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This Thanksgiving, We Are Thankful for the Country’s Local Health Departments!

On National Public Health Thank You Day, November 22, 2021, we saluted all public health workers in communities across...

Nov 24, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

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New Report: The National Association of County and City Health Officials Releases the 2020 Network Profile of the Medical Reserve Corps (MRC)

Report highlights 800,000+ hours of MRC volunteer support to address the COVID-19 pandemic

Nov 24, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • Press Release

NACCHO Applauds Inclusion of Public Health Infrastructure Funding in Build Back Better Act, Urges Swift Passage of Legislation

Legislation would invest $7 billion for core public health activities and guarantee a share of funding for local health...

Nov 03, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

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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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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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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
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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
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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
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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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  • 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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