NACCHO Voice

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

  • COVID-19
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Research & Reports

Kaiser Family Foundation: Reduction in Sexual and Reproductive Health Services During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Kaiser Family Foundation released a new issue brief, Potential Impacts of Delaying “Non-Essential” Reproductive...

Jul 08, 2020 | Julia Zigman

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response

Alternate Care Site Toolkit

ASPR TRACIE has released an updated Alternate Care Site Toolkit to help address potential capacity and capability gaps...

Jul 02, 2020 | Beth Hess

Webinar
  • COVID-19
  • Webinar
  • Emergency Response

Webinar: Communicating in a Nuclear Disaster: Observations from COVID-19

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), in collaboration with the Centers for Disease...

Jun 29, 2020 | Beth Hess

Vaccine
  • COVID-19
  • Immunization
  • Research & Reports

Report from the Field: The Impact of COVID-19 on Local Health Department Immunization Programs

LHD immunization programs are on the frontlines of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic serving as primary chief health...

Jun 26, 2020 | Kimberly Sharpe-Scott

Healthy Food
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Food Safety & Inspection

Partnership for Food Protection Webinar - Managing Retail Food Operations During and After a Pandemic

A ninety-minute webinar to discuss lessons learned, best practices implemented, and continuing challenges to conducting...

Jun 24, 2020

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response

Preparedness in a Pandemic Exercise Starter Kit

FEMA has released a Preparedness in a Pandemic Exercise Starter Kit to help federal, state, local, tribal, and...

Jun 23, 2020 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Immunization

A Call to Action by Dr. Nancy Messonnier

During these unprecedented times, CDC is asking for your help in protecting our communities through vaccination.

Jun 23, 2020 | Kimberly Sharpe-Scott

  • COVID-19
  • Epidemiology
  • Contact Tracing

Interactive Map: States Expand Contact Tracing Capacity

NASHP released a new interactive map highlighting states’ contact tracing program models, workforce, funding sources,...

Jun 18, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

Webinar
  • COVID-19
  • Webinar
  • Immunization

Webinar: Social Distancing in Vaccination Clinics

Join the Maryland Partnership for Prevention for a 30-minute webinar that explores technology and clinic models that...

Jun 17, 2020 | Kimberly Sharpe-Scott

CIDRAP
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Contact Tracing for COVID-19: Assessing Needs, Using a Tailored Approach

This resource from University of Minnesota lays out questions for public health agencies to consider in assessing...

Jun 16, 2020 | Julia Zigman

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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...

Wildfire
  • 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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