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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: Closing the Gap with Social Determinants of Health Accelerator Plans

Learn more about this CDC funding opportunity for local, state, tribal and territorial jurisdictions to develop an...

May 07, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Community Health Assessment and Improvement Planning
  • Performance Improvement
  • Social Determinants of Health

NACCHO Launches New Toolkit to Guide Healthy People 2030 in Community Health Improvement

This new tool will provide guidance in using the Healthy People 2030 objectives and targets at the local level in a...

Apr 13, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Press Release
  • Social Determinants of Health

Public Health Groups Invest in National Evaluation of Social Determinants of Health

NACCHO and ASTHO have selected 42 community multi-sector partnerships/coalitions across the country to receive over $2...

Feb 11, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Webinar
  • Community Health Assessment and Improvement Planning
  • Community Engagement
  • Performance Improvement

Webinar: MAPP Evolution: A Blueprint for the Future

NACCHO is evolving its flagship community health improvement (CHI) framework, Mobilizing for Action through Planning...

Feb 03, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Infectious Disease
  • Social Determinants of Health

Nothing About Us Without Us: AAHD’s Call to Action

The American Association on Health and Disability (AAHD) has teamed up with NACCHO in supporting the All of Us Research...

Feb 03, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Health in All Policies
  • Healthy Living & Prevention
  • Recommendations
  • Research & Reports

Healthy People 2020: An End-of-Decade Snapshot

This new assessment provides an overview of the progress the nation made in meeting the Healthy People 2020 objectives’...

Dec 07, 2020 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Social Determinants of Health

Story from the Field: Climate Change Health Crisis: Urban Heat, COVID, and Housing Insecurity in New Orleans

In 2020, the New Orleans Health Department partnered with climate technology platform ISeeChange on a pilot...

Nov 23, 2020 | Juliette Frazier

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Opportunity
  • Social Determinants of Health

Request for Proposals: Improving Social Determinants of Health – Getting Further Faster

Application deadline December 8, 2020.

Nov 01, 2020 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Policy
  • Recommendations
  • Social Determinants of Health

Equitable Enforcement to Achieve Health Equity: An introductory guide for policymakers and practitioners

ChangeLab Solutions has published Equitable Enforcement to Achieve Health Equity, an introductory guide that helps...

Sep 15, 2020 | Guest Author

  • Healthy Living & Prevention
  • Opportunity
  • Research & Reports
  • Rural Health

Call for Papers: Physical Activity Promotion for Reducing Health Disparities in Rural Communities

Submit papers for a special issue of the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, focusing on...

Jul 22, 2020

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  • 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
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  • 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
  • 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...

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  • 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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