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
  • Funding Opportunity
  • Opportunity
  • Rural Health

Funding Opportunity: Building Workforce Capacity of Rural and Frontier Local Health Departments to Respond to COVID-19

Application deadline December 7, 2020.

Nov 19, 2020 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources

COVID-19 Testing Communications Toolkit

A new COVID-19 Testing Communications Toolkit is now available for anyone looking to communicate the importance of...

Nov 19, 2020 | Beth Hess

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  • Informatics
  • Rural Health

Harnessing the Power of Rural to Create a Healthier Future for All of Us

National Rural Health Day offers an opportunity to celebrate the power of rural by highlighting the unique health care...

Nov 17, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • Opportunity
  • Performance Improvement

MAPP Evolution: A Blueprint for the Future

Following a national evaluation of the MAPP framework, NACCHO is spearheading a MAPP evolution process to adapt the...

Nov 17, 2020 | Andrea Grenadier

Webinar
  • Webinar
  • Emergency Response

Webinar: Introducing CRC SimPLER: A Simulation Program for Leveraging and Evaluating Resources

NACCHO, in collaboration with the CDC, is pleased to invite local health department representatives and other...

Nov 17, 2020 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Webinar
  • Immunization

Webinar Recording: Vaccine Administration Planning: Drive-thru Clinics and Other Innovative Ideas

The recording and resources from NACCHO's Vaccine Administration Planning: Drive-thru Clinics and Other Innovative...

Nov 16, 2020 | Beth Hess

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  • Press Release

NACCHO Releases Public Health Priorities for the Biden-Harris Transition Team and 117th Congress

— Today, the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), on behalf of the country’s nearly 3,000...

Nov 16, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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  • COVID-19
  • Infectious Disease
  • Research & Reports

Evaluating SARS-CoV-2 in the Environment

EPA researchers are building on an expansive body of world-class research and applying that knowledge to reduce the...

Nov 13, 2020 | Guest Author

  • COVID-19
  • Webinar

Webinar Recording: Public Health Official Safety - Existing State Protections for Public Health Officials

The webinar recording and slides are now available for NACCHO's webinar "Public Health Official Safety, Existing state...

Nov 12, 2020 | Beth Hess

  • Tools & Resources

Regional Health Impacts of Climate Change

In October 2020, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Climate and Health Program (CHP) developed...

Nov 12, 2020 | Emily D'Angelo

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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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