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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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Webinar - Water, Sanitation & Hygiene During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Guidance for Local Jurisdictions

NACCHO, in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), invites LHDs to learn about how...

Jun 10, 2020 | Anu Varma

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EPA’s EnviroAtlas Helps Communities and Citizens Make the Eco-Health Connection

The environment contributes to human health and well-being through benefits including clean water, clean air, and...

Apr 16, 2020 | Guest Author

  • Hazards & Health Effects
  • Health in All Policies
  • Water Quality

Addressing Lead Poisoning through a HiAP Approach in Arizona

The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) released a case study featuring the Arizona...

Feb 20, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Webinar
  • Water Quality

MAHC Network Webinar Recording: Putting the MAHC into Action at a Local and Regional Level

NACCHO held a Model Aquatic Health Code (MAHC) Network webinar on Feb. 11, 2020 to discuss the local and regional...

Feb 12, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

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Call for Abstracts: 2020 Legionella Conference

The goal of the 2020 Legionella Conference is to provide a unique opportunity for health care facilities, water...

Feb 11, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Water Quality

Hot Tub Displays and Legionella Risk—Guidance for Environmental and Public Health Practitioners

Hot tub displays at temporary events may pose a risk for Legionnaires’ disease, a type of pneumonia caused by inhaling...

Feb 06, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Water Quality

Risk Communication Guide for Water Utilities

As part of its long-standing efforts to proactively inform and prepare utility leaders, the American Water Works...

Feb 06, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Water Quality

Pool Inspection Training for Environmental Health Professionals

Take the Pool Inspection Training for Environmental Health Professionals for healthier and safer pools through stronger...

Jan 28, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

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  • Water Quality

EPA’s Annual Water Fest Engages Community, Celebrates Groundwater Research

By Dr. Randall Ross, Director, Groundwater Technical Support Center, Office of Research and Development, U.S....

Jan 27, 2020 | Guest Author

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  • Policy
  • Water Quality

Call for Comments on Proposed Revisions to the Lead and Copper Rule

The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) proposed Lead and Copper Rule (LCR) includes a suite of actions to...

Jan 13, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

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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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  • Healthy Living & Prevention
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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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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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  • 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:...

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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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NCSD Brief: At-Home Self-Collection Lab Testing for...

The National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) developed a technical assistance...

Jun 10, 2020 | Julia Zigman

NCSD Brief: At-Home Self-Collection Lab Testing for...

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

NCSD Releases STD Billing Toolkit

The National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) released STD TAC Billing...

Jun 10, 2020 | Julia Zigman

NCSD Releases STD Billing Toolkit

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

NCSD Webinar: At-Home HIV & STI Testing – The Lab...

Part 4 in a series of webinars discussing at-home HIV & STI testing at health...

Jun 10, 2020 | Julia Zigman

NCSD Webinar: At-Home HIV & STI Testing – The Lab...

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

Kaiser Family Foundation Releases Ending the HIV...

Kaiser Family Foundation has released two new resources related to the federal...

Jun 10, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Kaiser Family Foundation Releases Ending the HIV...

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