NACCHO Voice

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

Santa Rosa County McKinney-Vento Program First of Its Kind in Country

In 2013, the school district and the health department in Santa Rosa County collaborated to secure a grant under the...

Feb 06, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

Preparing the Florida Public Health Workforce for Legal Challenges

The term “public health preparedness” is often thought of in the context of ensuring preparations are adequate to deal...

Jun 20, 2014 | Guest Author

Catawba County Public Health Farmers Market

The Catawba County Public Health Farmers Market opened May 5, 2013, in the parking lot at Catawba County Public Health...

Jun 11, 2014 | Alyson Jordan

  • Social Determinants of Health

City of Champions Give Babies a Future

In 2010 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the City of Champions captured the title "most livable city in America" for the...

Jan 16, 2014 | Guest Author

Public Health Nurses Go Wild after Catching MCH Fever!

Passionate about Public Health? Think Women and Children are OUR Future? Have BIG IDEAS on how to make a difference but...

Jan 06, 2014 | Alyson Jordan

Survive and Thrive Prepares New and Aspiring Leaders in Local Public Health

NACCHO’s Survive and Thrive is a 12-month program that prepares new and aspiring local health officials with the...

Dec 23, 2013 | Kim Grimmick

Policy change: Everything is allowed, (except what is prohibited).

We wanted to initiate a policy change at the local level to address infrastructure gaps for Denver Public Health (DPH)....

Dec 19, 2013 | Alyson Jordan

  • Injury and Violence Prevention
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health
  • Social Determinants of Health

Always Buckle Up Children in the Backseat

The Madison County Health Department promotes the Always Buckle up Children in the Backseat program through education.

Oct 18, 2013 | Alyson Jordan

Initial 2013 Profile Study Shows Slow Economic Rebound at Local Health Departments

By Sarah Newman, MPH, Research and Evaluation Analyst, NACCHO NACCHO periodically surveys a representative sample of...

Sep 11, 2013 | nacchovoice

  • Injury and Violence Prevention
  • Social Determinants of Health

Operation Safe Kids

Michelle is an Operation Safe Kids (OSK) cCourt participant. She was almost 18 years of age when she came into the...

Aug 07, 2013 | Alyson Jordan

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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...

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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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  • 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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