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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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American Rescue Plan Funding Available for Public Health Workforce

Funding is now available through both the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. Department of...

Feb 01, 2022 | Jerry Joseph

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  • COVID-19
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health
  • Research & Reports
  • Workforce Development

The Views of MCH Local Health Department Staff on Their COVID Response: Focus Group Findings

NACCHO, in collaboration with the Center for Public Health Innovation at CI International (CPHI) and through funding...

Nov 29, 2021 | Hitomi Abe

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Informational Webinar: NACCHO’s Adaptive Leadership Academy

The Adaptive Leadership Academy was created in response to the unique needs of public health leaders by combining...

Sep 30, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

NACCHO Summer Exchange 2021: COVID-19

The Summer 2021 issue of NACCHO Exchange showcases the ways in which local health departments and other public health...

Sep 23, 2021 | Beth Hess

  • Opportunity
  • Workforce Development

CDC, AmeriCorps Seek Proposals to Build a New Generation of Public Health Leaders

AmeriCorps, in a new partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has launched Public Health...

Sep 09, 2021 | Guest Author

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  • Workforce Development

House Appropriations Subcommittee Holds Hearing with CDC Director

On May 26, the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies...

May 28, 2021 | Cameron Etessami

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  • Workforce Development

NACCHO Member Testifies Before Congressional Committee

NACCHO member Dr. Karen Shelton testified before the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and...

May 27, 2021 | Cameron Etessami

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  • COVID-19
  • Health Ethics & Law
  • Policy
  • Workforce Development

New Report: Public Health Authority: Dangerous for Public Health

This new report by NACCHO and the Network for Public Health Law, with assistance from Johns Hopkins and many others,...

May 25, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Press Release
  • Policy
  • Workforce Development

NACCHO Applauds Introduction of the Public Health Workforce Loan Repayment Act

Public Health Workforce Loan Repayment Act would support recruitment and retention of top talent to health departments.

May 18, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Workforce Development

Senate HELP Committee Holds Hearing on Modernizing the Workforce

On April 20, the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, chaired by Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA), held...

Apr 21, 2021 | Cameron Etessami

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  • Infectious Disease
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  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

World Hand Hygiene Day 2022

This year’s theme for World Hand Hygiene Day on May 5 is focused on recognizing...

May 04, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson

World Hand Hygiene Day 2022

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Public Health Groups Announce Grantees for National...

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) and the...

Apr 07, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

Public Health Groups Announce Grantees for National...

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  • Hazards & Health Effects

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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  • Press Release

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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  • 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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