NACCHO Voice

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

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

World AIDS Day 2019: Ending the HIV/AIDS Epidemic: Community by Community

Every year on December 1, World AIDS Day is an opportunity to recognize global efforts to prevent new HIV infections,...

Nov 27, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

  • Climate Change

2019 Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change

The Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change is a comprehensive yearly analysis tracking the impact of climate...

Nov 22, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Book Club
  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

NACCHO Book Club — How to Survive a Plague: The Inside Story of How Citizens and Science Tamed AIDS

By Emily Yox, MPH, Global Health Program Analyst, NACCHO Each month, we will bring you a new public health book, read...

Nov 19, 2019 | Emily Yox

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Immunization

NIH Funds UAB to Explore Vaccine for Gonorrhea Prevention

Researchers at University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) were awarded a grant by National Institute of Health’s...

Nov 13, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

  • Tools & Resources
  • Infectious Disease

The Convergence of Infectious Diseases and Noncommunicable Diseases: Proceedings of a Workshop

While there has been growing recognition of the convergence of infectious diseases and non-communicable diseases, the...

Nov 06, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

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  • Global Health
  • Vector Control

Harris County Public Health Uses Global Health Innovations to Prevent Infectious Mosquito-borne Diseases

In this success story, Harris County Public Health (HCPH) shares their insights on two vector control strategies that...

Oct 30, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Tools & Resources
  • Influenza

Ending Pandemics: US Foreign Policy to Mitigate Today’s Major Killers, Tomorrow’s Outbreaks, and the Health Impacts of Climate Change

New pieces make the case that whomever is in the White House needs a proactive strategic initiative, based in global...

Oct 24, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

  • Global Health
  • Infectious Disease
  • Research & Reports

Inaugural Global Health Security Index

A new Global Health Security (GHS) Index was recently released—the first comprehensive assessment and benchmarking of...

Oct 24, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

  • Tools & Resources
  • Immunization
  • Infectious Disease

“The Forum” Recording: The Measles Outbreak: Why Vaccines Matter

The U.S. officially eliminated measles nearly 20 years ago. Yet, this year, more than 1,100 cases have been reported,...

Oct 24, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

  • Book Club
  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Social Determinants of Health

NACCHO Book Club — Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City

Each month, we will bring you a new public health book, read and reviewed by NACCHO staff. We hope to provide a...

Oct 15, 2019 | nacchovoice

Partner Articles

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...

Ci  Climate  Change
  • 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...

Water Fountain
  • 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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  • 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

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