NACCHO Voice

The Word on Local Health Departments is a blog by the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO).

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  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Influenza

FDA Announced Flu Vaccine Messages Aimed at Food and Agriculture Sectors

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) launched targeted outreach to remind leaders and workers in the food and...

Nov 24, 2020

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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
  • Leadership
  • Workforce Development
  • Letters & Statements

Happy Public Health Thank You Day!

Public health in the United States and globally has been in an unprecedented spotlight in 2020. Now, more than ever,...

Nov 23, 2020

Webinar
  • COVID-19
  • Webinar

Webinar: Keeping People Safe in Congregate Living Facilities during COVID-19

Join NACCHO and the Bay Area Regional Health Inequities Initiative (BARHII) on December 11, 2020 from 1:00 to 2:30 pm...

Nov 20, 2020 | Beth Hess

CAEAR
  • Access to Care
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Infectious Disease
  • Opportunity

Join NACCHO and CAEAR Coalition’s New Ryan White Part A Community of Practice

Join NACCHO and CAEAR Coalition’s New Ryan White Part A Community of Practice

Nov 20, 2020 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization
  • Medical Reserve Corps

Preparing for Mass Vaccination Whatever the Weather

While the timing of COVID-19 vaccine availability is still unknown, Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) units and health...

Nov 19, 2020 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Funding Opportunity
  • Opportunity
  • Rural Health

Funding Opportunity: Building Workforce Capacity of Rural and Frontier Local Health Departments to Respond to COVID-19

Application deadline November 30, 2020.

Nov 19, 2020 | Beth Hess

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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

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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...

Covid
  • 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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