NACCHO Voice

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

  • Webinar

FEMA Webinars to Highlight Updates to HSEEP Doctrine

FEMA has released an updated 2020 Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) Doctrine. To see...

Feb 18, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Emergency Response
  • Opportunity
  • Research & Reports

Call for Participants: Administrative Preparedness Focus Groups at Prep Summit

Calling local health departments of all sizes! Are you attending the 2020 Preparedness Summit in Dallas, TX? If so,...

Feb 18, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response
  • Hazards & Health Effects
  • Training

Updated Community Emergency Response Team Basic Training

The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program educates volunteers about disaster preparedness for the hazards...

Feb 18, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Emergency Response
  • Research & Reports

2020 Ready or Not Report: Protecting the Public’s Health

Ready or Not: Protecting the Public’s Health from Diseases, Disasters and Bioterrorism is an annual report measuring...

Feb 18, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response

Now Available: Federal School Safety Clearinghouse

The Federal School Safety Clearinghouse, SchoolSafety.gov, is a one-stop-shop of resources for Kindergarten through...

Feb 13, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Awards & Recognition
  • Medical Reserve Corps

NACCHO Announces Over $1 Million in Medical Reserve Corps Operational Readiness Awards

NACCHO recently announced the 2019 Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) Operational Readiness Awards (ORA). The Medical Reserve...

Feb 13, 2020 | nacchovoice

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  • Awards & Recognition
  • Medical Reserve Corps

The National Association of County and City Health Officials Announces Over $1 Million in Medical Reserve Corps Operational Readiness Awards

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), the voice of the country’s nearly 3,000 local...

Feb 11, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

  • Research & Reports

Ready or Not 2020: Protecting the Public’s Health from Diseases, Disasters and Bioterrorism

The Ready or Not report from the Trust for America’s Health provides an annual assessment of states’ level of...

Feb 05, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Press Release

NACCHO Statement on Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

The National Association of County and City Health Officials, on behalf of the nation’s nearly 3,000 local governmental...

Jan 28, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

  • Tools & Resources
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

New CLOUD Library Offers Curated Opioid Use Resources

State policymakers and other decision makers often struggle to make sense of an overwhelming amount of data about...

Jan 22, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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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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  • 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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