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

Story from the Field: Climate Changes 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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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Contact Tracing

New Recommendations for Prioritizing Case Investigations and Contact Tracing for COVID-19 in High Burden Jurisdictions

CDC released new recommendations prioritizing case investigations and contact tracing to assist health departments...

Nov 23, 2020 | Beth Hess

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  • Tools & Resources
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

World AIDS Day 2020 Resources

Check out the below resources and events to commemorate World AIDS Day 2020 in your community! World AIDS Day,...

Nov 23, 2020 | Julia Zigman

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources

COVID-19 Testing Communications Toolkit

A new COVID-19 Testing Communications Toolkit is now available for anyone looking to communicate the importance of...

Nov 19, 2020 | Beth Hess

  • Tools & Resources

Regional Health Impacts of Climate Change

In October 2020, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Climate and Health Program (CHP) developed...

Nov 12, 2020 | Emily D'Angelo

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Contact Tracing

CDC Releases Contact Tracing Video: "Answer the Call"

CDC has released a new video title "Answer the Call" describing the contact tracing process.

Nov 12, 2020 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar

Webinar Recording and Resources: CDC Travel Planner Rollout

The webinar recording and additional resources are now available for the CDC's Travel Planner rollout.

Nov 12, 2020 | Beth Hess

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  • Tools & Resources
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Sexual Health Questions to Ask All Patients

This new sexual history-taking tool from the National Coalition of Sexual Health builds upon CDC's 5 Ps approach and...

Nov 11, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Accreditation & Quality Improvement
  • Performance Improvement
  • Research & Reports

NACCHO Releases Interactive Dashboard of Local Health Department Infrastructure and Practice

NACCHO Releases Interactive Dashboard of Local Health Department Infrastructure and Practice

Nov 09, 2020 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Opportunity
  • Water Quality

Apply for 2020-2021 Technical Assistance in WASH Preparedness and Response

To support WASH Preparedness and Response efforts at local health departments (LHDs), NACCHO and WASH experts from CDC...

Nov 03, 2020 | Beth Hess

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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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  • Tools & Resources

CDC Report: Temporary Reassignment of Personnel Requests...

CDC recently updated its flexibilities guidance for recipients and applicants...

Jul 09, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

CDC Report: Temporary Reassignment of Personnel Requests...

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Scholarships Available: SYNChronicity 2020 Conference –...

SYNC 2020, the National Conference for HIV, HCV, STI and LGBTQ Health, is...

Jul 08, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Scholarships Available: SYNChronicity 2020 Conference –...

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Apply Now: DIS Scholarships for STD Engage 2020...

NCSD and NACCHO are pleased to offer several full scholarships for DIS to...

Jun 24, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Apply Now: DIS Scholarships for STD Engage 2020...

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  • Tools & Resources
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Social Media Resources: National HIV Testing Day

Social media toolkit for National HIV Testing Day, a day to raise awareness...

Jun 24, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Social Media Resources: National HIV Testing Day

  • COVID-19
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Syringe Services Programs and the COVID-19 Pandemic:...

Local health departments (LHDs) are on the frontlines of the opioid crisis,...

Jun 16, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Syringe Services Programs and the COVID-19 Pandemic:...

Ao U Diversity
  • Community Engagement
  • Informatics
  • Opportunity

The Path to One Million: Leveraging the Power of Public...

Since its launch, the All of Us Research Program has enrolled more than 350,000...

Jun 11, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

The Path to One Million: Leveraging the Power of Public...

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