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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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Monkeypox
  • Tools & Resources
  • Infectious Disease

National Monkeypox Vaccine Strategy: Phase One

This week the Biden Administration released the first phase of its national monkeypox vaccine strategy.

Jun 30, 2022 | Beth Hess

Prevent meningococcal disease
  • Infectious Disease

New Resources: 2022 Meningococcal Disease Outbreak Response

The CDC and Florida Department of Health have released new resources and updates regarding the meningococcal disease...

Jun 29, 2022 | Kimberly Nalley

Monkeypox
  • Tools & Resources
  • Infectious Disease

CDC Updates: Monkeypox Virus Infection

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are...

May 26, 2022 | Beth Hess

NACCHO Funding Opportunity
  • Funding Opportunity
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Infectious Disease
  • Opportunity

Request for Proposals: Workforce Assessment of Local Health Department Staff Capacity Related to Healthcare-Associated Infections and Antimicrobial Resistance Response

NACCHO will award up to $60,000 for a consultant, or consulting firm, to assist NACCHO with conducting a workforce...

May 02, 2022 | Candice Young

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  • Press Release
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Immunization
  • Infectious Disease

NACCHO Applauds the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Updated Adult Hepatitis B Vaccination Recommendations

Revised Recommendations Will Ensure Expanded Health Insurance Coverage and Eliminate Financial and Other Barriers to...

Apr 29, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

NACCHO Funding Opportunity
  • Infectious Disease
  • Opportunity
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

Request for Proposals: Evaluating Essential Skills and Workforce Training Needs for Local Health Department Staff Engaged in Infection Prevention and Control Activities

NACCHO will award up to $100,000 for a consultant, or consulting firm, to assist NACCHO with the development,...

Apr 21, 2022 | Erin Laird

Steps to Mitigate RSV as a Public Health Concern
  • Infectious Disease

Call to Action: New RSV Resources Available

Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is a common respiratory infection which results in substantial morbidity and...

Apr 21, 2022 | Katherine Waters

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Infectious Disease
  • Influenza
  • Community Health

What should Local Health Departments Know About Avian Influenza: A Q&A with CDC

The widespread global news of avian influenza in birds has more than likely raised a few hackle feathers from the...

Apr 16, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson

Infectious Disease
  • Funding Opportunity
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Epidemiology
  • Infectious Disease

IDSA, SHEA and PIDS Announce 2022-2023 LEAP Fellowship Awardees

The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology Association (SHEA), and the...

Mar 30, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Infectious Disease
  • Tuberculosis

Register Today for the 58th Annual Denver TB Online Course

The 58th Annual Denver TB Course (Online Series) provides a broad overview of active and latent TB including its...

Mar 23, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson

Partner Articles

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  • Press Release

NACCHO Announces Ten Health Department Grantees to...

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

May 18, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

NACCHO Announces Ten Health Department Grantees to...

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  • Webinar
  • Infectious Disease
  • Community Health
  • 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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  • Press Release

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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  • Tools & Resources
  • 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...

Alzheimers Disease
  • 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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