NACCHO Voice

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

Shifting Internal Policies and Systems to Create Breastfeeding Continuity of Care

By Carmen Vergara, RN, MPH (ESPERANZA HEALTH CENTERS) and Harumi Reis-Reilly, MS, CNS, CHES, IBCLC (NACCHO)   Esperanza...

Jul 17, 2017 | nacchovoice

New Health and Disability Resource: National Profile of Title V CYSHCN Programs

The Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs (AMCHP) released a new report that explores how state agencies...

Jun 30, 2017 | Anastasia Sonneman

MMWR: Pregnancy Outcomes Following Zika Virus Infection during Pregnancy in the U.S. Territories

In a follow up to a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Zika and birth defects...

Jun 08, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

Website: Zika Care Connect

Funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and hosted and maintained by the March of Dimes, the...

Apr 24, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

Live Well Allegheny: Paving the Way to Better Health Outcomes

NACCHO Annual 2017 will take place July 11­–13 in Pittsburgh. In the following blog post, Allegheny County Health...

Apr 18, 2017 | nacchovoice

Eliminating Mother-to-Child Transmission of HBV in the US: A Call to Action

By: Chari Cohen, DrPH, MPH, Hepatitis B Foundation; Kate Moraras, MPH, Hepatitis B Foundation; Thaddeus Pham, BS,...

Feb 09, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

Abstracts Open: CityMatCH MCH Leadership Conference & Healthy Start Convention

The 2017 CityMatCH MCH Leadership Conference & Healthy Start Convention, Creating Harmony: Every Voice Counts, is...

Feb 07, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health
  • Social Determinants of Health

Mancelona, Michigan Improves Adolescent Health & Academics with Successful Collaborative Care Model

Public Health 3.0: A Call to Action to Create a 21st Century Public Health Infrastructure is a recent and welcome model...

Dec 19, 2016 | Alyson Jordan

  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health
  • Social Determinants of Health

Breastfeeding Peer Counseling in the Arkansas Delta

Nationally, women in rural areas are less likely to breastfeed than those in urban areas. In rural, underserved...

Dec 06, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

Removing Barriers to Breastfeeding in Niagara County

By Elaine Roman, MA, BSN, RN, IBCLC, ANLC Director, Division of Public Health Planning and Emergency Preparedness,...

Nov 22, 2016 | nacchovoice

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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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  • 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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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...

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  • 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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