NACCHO Voice

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

  • Infectious Disease
  • Tuberculosis

World TB Day 2018: Leading the Charge at the Local Level  

Tuberculosis (TB) persists as a problem in the United States with 9,272 cases detected in 2016, according to CDC. To...

Mar 23, 2018 | Erin Laird

  • Success Story

Cook County Health Department Smoke-free Housing Implementation Success Story

Since September 2017, over 6,800 residents in suburban Cook County, Illinois can breathe easier in their smoke-free...

Mar 22, 2018 | Taylarr Lopez

  • Tools & Resources
  • Health in All Policies

Health in All Policies Fact Sheets

Health in All Policies (HiAP) is a change in systems that determine how decisions are made and implemented by...

Mar 22, 2018 | Michelle Shapiro

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Report: Federal Investment in HIV Prevention

The below information was cross-posted from a press release from the O’Neill Institute.  As HIV/AIDS advocacy...

Mar 22, 2018 | Kim Rodgers

  • Health & Disability
  • Rural and Frontier Health
  • Rural Health

Four Strategies for Rural Health Departments to Engage People with Disabilities

By Whitney Thurman, NACCHO Health & Disability Fellow Rural America is as diverse as its people, reflecting the...

Mar 20, 2018 | Michelle Shapiro

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Immunization
  • Infectious Disease

Infographic: Prevent Hepatitis B through Vaccination

Dynavax Technologies, developers of the first new hepatitis B vaccine in 25 years, released an infographic to educate...

Mar 19, 2018 | Kim Rodgers

  • Webinar
  • Immunization

Coalition Capacity Building Webinar Series: Immunization Coalitions

The Immunization Partnership and the Texas Department of State Health Services – Immunization Unit are hosting a...

Mar 19, 2018 | Kim Rodgers

  • Press Release
  • Immunization
  • Infectious Disease
  • Influenza

FDA Warns of Fraudulent and Unapproved Flu Products

As part of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s ongoing efforts to protect consumers from health fraud, the agency...

Mar 15, 2018 | Kim Rodgers

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • National Environmental Public Health Tracking

CDC Fact Sheet: Staying Healthy and Preventing STDs (Teens and Young Adults)

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a fact sheet to help teens and young adults learn more about...

Mar 14, 2018 | Kim Rodgers

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Infographics: Overview of CDC’s Domestic HIV Funding & Activities

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention (DHAP) has...

Mar 14, 2018 | Kim Rodgers

Partner Articles

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  • Opportunity

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The EPA’s Small Communities, Big Challenges Competition encourages local...

Nov 16, 2023 | Anu Varma

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Join Novavax for a Webinar About Their New Covid-19...

Join NACCHO and our Platinum Affiliate Business Partner, Novavax, on November...

Oct 16, 2023

Join Novavax for a Webinar About Their New Covid-19...

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  • Community Engagement

It’s Children’s Environmental Health Day today!

Celebrate with us!

Oct 12, 2023 | Anu Varma

It’s Children’s Environmental Health Day today!

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  • COVID-19
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Central District Health Department

The Building Local Operational Capacity for COVID-19, Healthcare-Associated...

Sep 11, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Central District Health Department

Calhoun
  • COVID-19
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Calhoun County Health Department

The Building Local Operational Capacity for COVID-19, Healthcare-Associated...

Sep 08, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Calhoun County Health Department

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Getting into the Groove: School-Located Vaccination...

NACCHO’s Immunization team has developed the School-Located Vaccination Clinic...

Aug 31, 2023 | Kayla Miller, PHAP

Getting into the Groove: School-Located Vaccination...

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Community Health Assessment and Improvement Planning
  • Community Engagement
  • Healthy People 2030

New Resource: A Guide to Aligning Healthy People 2030...

To help address the social determinants of health and advance health equity,...

Aug 14, 2023 | Andrea Grenadier

New Resource: A Guide to Aligning Healthy People 2030...

PIMA County 1
  • COVID-19
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Pima County

The Building Local Operational Capacity for COVID-19, Healthcare-Associated...

Aug 14, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Pima County

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  • Community Engagement
  • Community Resilience
  • Immunization
  • Vaccine Hesitancy

Community health workers meet people where they are to...

The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted what we already know to be true: higher-risk...

Aug 10, 2023 | Dominique Baradaran, MSM, Interim Chief of Community Health, Oklahoma City- County Health Department

Community health workers meet people where they are to...

Brownsville
  • COVID-19
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Brownsville

The Building Local Operational Capacity for COVID-19, Healthcare-Associated...

Aug 07, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Brownsville

Cook County
  • COVID-19
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Cook County

The Building Local Operational Capacity for COVID-19, Healthcare-Associated...

Jul 31, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Cook County

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  • COVID-19
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Cameron County

The Building Local Operational Capacity for COVID-19, Healthcare-Associated...

Jul 24, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Cameron County

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