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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  • COVID-19
  • Global Health
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

NACCHO Exchange: Global Health

In this issue of NACCHO Exchange, we share global approaches to some of our greatest challenges; including COVID-19,...

Sep 10, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar

Webinar Resources: COVID-19: Vaccination Planning and Local Health Departments

NACCHO hosted the COVID-19: Vaccination Planning and Local Health Departments webinar on Thursday, September 3, 2020.

Sep 10, 2020 | Beth Hess

  • COVID-19
  • Webinar
  • Health & Disability
  • Opportunity

Funding Opportunity: Addressing Needs of People with Disabilities in COVID-19 Local Preparedness Planning, Mitigation and Recovery Efforts

NACCHO, with support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Division of Human Development and Disability,...

Sep 08, 2020 | Sara Lyons

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response

COVID-19 Supplement for Planning Considerations: Evacuation and Shelter-in-Place

FEMA has released the "COVID-19 Supplement for Planning Considerations: Evacuation and Shelter-in-Place."

Sep 08, 2020 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization

Comments on Preliminary Framework for Equitable Allocation of COVID-19 Vaccine

On September 4, 2020, NACCHO submitted comments to the National Academies of Medicine Committee on Equitable Allocation...

Sep 08, 2020 | Eli Briggs

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  • COVID-19
  • Emergency Response

Promoting Better Shelter Safety during Peak Fire Season

In a blog post, ASPR shares six ways emergency manager and shelter providers can protect wildfire evacuees, shelter...

Sep 02, 2020 | Beth Hess

Vaccine
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Immunization

CDC Releases Planning Guidance for COVID-19 Vaccination

CDC’s National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases has released COVID-19 vaccination planning guidance for...

Aug 31, 2020 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Emergency Response
  • Infectious Disease

Promoting Mask-wearing during the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Policymaker’s Guide

Resolve to Save Lives released a new report to synthesize global evidence on how masks prevent virus transmission and...

Aug 27, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • COVID-19
  • Injury and Violence Prevention
  • Recommendations

Report: Solutions for Local Leaders to Improve Mental Health and Well-Being During and Post-COVID-19

Well Being Trust and the de Beaumont Foundation released a new mental health action guide for local leaders to...

Aug 27, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • COVID-19
  • Immunization

New Guidance on COVID-19 Vaccine Implementation

On August 12, Dr. Nancy Messonnier, CDC’s Director of the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases...

Aug 19, 2020 | Amy Frandsen

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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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  • 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

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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