NACCHO Voice

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

January Is Birth Defects Prevention Month: Are Local Health Departments Ready?

Q&A with NACCHO Board Member Sandra Elizabeth Ford, MD, MBA Director of the DeKalb County Board of Health A baby is...

Jan 24, 2019 | nacchovoice

Best For You, Best For Baby: National Birth Defects Prevention Month 2019

A baby is born with a birth defect in the United States every 4.5 minutes, according to the Centers for Disease Control...

Jan 17, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Preventing HIV Perinatal Transmission and Congenital Syphilis in Broward County Florida

The following Model Practice was submitted by the Florida Department of Health in Broward County. To access this Model...

Nov 30, 2018 | nacchovoice

New Report: Shortage of “Disease Detectives” in Local Health Departments Puts Cities at Risk

This post was written by originally posted on the Big Cities Health Coalition’s Front Lines blog....

Oct 15, 2018 | Kim Rodgers

BCHC/CSTE Release Epidemiology Capacity Assessment, 2017

The Big Cities Health Coalition (BCHC) and the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE) recently...

Oct 12, 2018 | Kim Rodgers

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  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Taking Action to Address Critical Gaps in Teen Immunization

Immunization data have revealed significant gaps in vaccination coverage among adolescents, especially those 16-to-18...

Oct 10, 2018 | Kim Rodgers

  • Social Determinants of Health

From Thailand to Yosemite: Journey Through Culture Shock

Visitors to Yosemite National Park might have seen her ⎯ a young woman working as a housekeeper at one of the hotels...

Sep 26, 2018 | Alyson Jordan

Community Leaders Connect in ACEs and Resilience Community of Practice

By Marilyn Gisser, Washington State Department of Health It takes a tireless dedication to help your community thrive...

Sep 25, 2018 | nacchovoice

Honoring Essential Agents of Change: A Partnership Strategy

By Deborah Mutschler, Massachusetts Essentials for Childhood  Massachusetts Essentials for Childhood (MA EfC) promotes...

Sep 24, 2018 | nacchovoice

Colorado’s Family Friendly Workplace Approach

By Tomei Kuehl, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment Colorado is one of five Centers for Disease...

Sep 21, 2018 | nacchovoice

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

Sep 21, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

The National Association of County and City Health...

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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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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
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  • 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
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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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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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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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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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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...

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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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