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
  • Press Release

Local Health Departments Call on Administration, Congress to Provide Supplemental Funding to Address Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak

Millions in uncovered costs already incurred as health departments prepare for and respond to potential and confirmed...

Feb 24, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

  • Access to Care
  • Emergency Response
  • Workforce Development

Stronger Together: ASTHO and NACCHO Team Up for Public Health Advocacy

The work of public health is often invisible. It is only when there is a disaster or outbreak that the safety net of...

Feb 20, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

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  • Vector Control

Story from the Field: A River Runs Through It

By John Townsend, Vector Control Division Manager and James Will, Vector Control Managing Supervisor, Maricopa County...

Feb 12, 2020 | Guest Author

  • Tools & Resources
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Immunization

Sign on to Prevent HPV Cancers and Increase HPV Vaccination Rates

On January 28th, the National HPV Vaccination Roundtable launched We’re In! 2020 to invite U.S. health systems and...

Feb 10, 2020 | Kimberly Sharpe-Scott

  • Food Safety & Inspection

FSIS After-Action Review Report on the Foodborne E. coli O26 Outbreak

The USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has posted on its website an after-action review report for the...

Jan 31, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Press Release
  • Community Health Assessment and Improvement Planning
  • Health & Disability

The National Association of County and City Health Officials Announces Awards to Increase Disability Inclusion in Community Health Planning

Champaign-Urbana, IL and Wichita Falls, TX Health Departments Awarded $10,000 Each

Jan 03, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

  • Access to Care
  • Emergency Response
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

NACCHO Year in Review

What a year 2019 was! At times it seemed like a non-stop roller coaster with plenty of hills and valleys for public...

Dec 20, 2019 | Taylarr Lopez

  • Research & Reports

FEMA Releases 2019 National Preparedness Report

Developed by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the annual National Preparedness Report summarizes the...

Dec 11, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

  • Art & Creativity
  • Health in All Policies
  • Parks

Creative Placemaking: Using Arts and Parks to Improve Community Health

By Kevin Cevasco, MBA, NACCHO Intern The Trust for Public Land (TPL), in partnership with NACCHO, is identifying ways...

Dec 10, 2019 | Guest Author

  • Climate Change
  • Research & Reports

Climate and Health Risks of Liquefied Natural Gas

The years between 2005-2018 witnessed a dramatic rise in “natural” gas (methane) production in the United States,...

Dec 09, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Partner Articles

  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Training

Join us for a Climate for Health Ambassadors Training at...

We are partnering with Climate for Health and ecoAmerica to offer an...

Jul 11, 2022 | Anu Varma

Join us for a Climate for Health Ambassadors Training at...

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Infectious Disease
  • Community Health

New Resource: BLOC COVID Video Series

This video series was developed from interviews with BLOC COVID funded sites to...

Jul 06, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson, Candice Young

New Resource: BLOC COVID Video Series

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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization

Partnering for Pediatric Vaccinations

Florida Department of Health in Manatee County has been leading the way in...

Jun 17, 2022 | Amiris Roberson

Partnering for Pediatric Vaccinations

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  • Press Release

NACCHO Announces Ten Health Department Grantees to...

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

May 18, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

NACCHO Announces Ten Health Department Grantees to...

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  • Webinar
  • Infectious Disease
  • Community Health
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

World Hand Hygiene Day 2022

This year’s theme for World Hand Hygiene Day on May 5 is focused on recognizing...

May 04, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson

World Hand Hygiene Day 2022

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  • Press Release

Public Health Groups Announce Grantees for National...

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

Apr 07, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

Public Health Groups Announce Grantees for National...

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Hazards & Health Effects

Multi-faceted EPA Research Addressing Threats to Public...

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) researchers are working to...

Sep 27, 2021 | Guest Author

Multi-faceted EPA Research Addressing Threats to Public...

Alzheimers Disease
  • Press Release

NACCHO and the Alzheimer’s Association Collaborating to...

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

Sep 21, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

NACCHO and the Alzheimer’s Association Collaborating to...

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Water Quality

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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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Opportunity

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
  • Opportunity
  • 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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