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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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Interactive Map: States Expand Contact Tracing Capacity

NASHP released a new interactive map highlighting states’ contact tracing program models, workforce, funding sources,...

Jun 18, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • COVID-19
  • Health Equity & Social Justice
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  • Workforce Development

A Guide to Community Based Workforce Principles for Contact Tracing

As an organization focused on strengthening clinical-community partnerships to implement upstream work that address...

Jun 04, 2020 | Ashley Edmiston

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Mini Series: Best Practices in Adoption of Telehealth: COVID-19 and Beyond

Project ECHO is hosting a virtual mini-series, "Best Practices in Adoption of Telehealth: COVID-19 and Beyond" on using...

May 20, 2020 | Kat Kelley

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Featured NACCHO Resource: Administrative Preparedness and the Public Health Workforce: Suggested Strategies for Health Departments

As local health departments continue their activation around the COVID-19 pandemic, unique administrative strategies...

May 14, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

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  • Press Release
  • Workforce Development

NACCHO Recommends at Least $7.6 Billion for Contact Tracing Workforce Surge

As Congress continues to work on legislation related to the COVID-19 response, we encourage Congress to ensure...

May 12, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

  • Emergency Response
  • Workforce Development

Major Public Health Wins in COVID-19 Bills

NACCHO has successfully advocated for billions of dollars in federal funding for the public health response to COVID-19...

May 05, 2020 | NACCHO Government Affairs Team

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  • Press Release
  • Emergency Response
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NACCHO Urges Support for Frontline Public Health Workers

NACCHO recently sent a letter to Congress highlighting the key role of health department staff on the front lines of...

May 04, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

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  • Press Release
  • Workforce Development

NACCHO Applauds the Introduction of Public Health Workforce Loan Repayment Act in the Senate

A federal Public Health Workforce Loan Repayment program is an important investment in strengthening health departments...

Apr 22, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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  • Emergency Response
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NPHW 2020: Local Health Departments on the Frontlines of COVID-19

Each year, National Public Health Week (NPHW) serves to recognize the contributions of public health and center issues...

Apr 06, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • Infectious Disease
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National Association of County and City Health Officials’ Statement on the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), on behalf of the nation’s nearly 3,000 local...

Mar 27, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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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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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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  • 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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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

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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  • Tools & Resources
  • 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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