NACCHO Voice

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

How Local Health Departments Utilize PHEP Funding When Preparing For and Responding to a Public Health Emergency

Since 2002, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) grant has...

Jun 24, 2015 | Nicole Dunifon

Preparing Communities for Summer Weather Threats

With the sunshine and warm weather that summertime brings, comes severe heat and storms. Many communities in the...

Jun 18, 2015 | Stella Bartholet

2015 Preparedness Summit Begins With Opening Plenary on Emerging Threats

The 2015 Preparedness Summit began on Tuesday, April 14, with an opening plenary by Mike Walker, Senior Consultant at...

Apr 15, 2015 | Mary Hodges

White House Fact Sheet Details Actions to Protect Communities from the Impacts of Climate Change

A new White House fact sheet released as part of National Public Health Week outlines a series of actions the Obama...

Apr 08, 2015 | Katie Regan

White House Report Identifies Climate Change as Major National Security Threat

The White House National Security Strategy for 2015, released in mid-February, identifies climate change as a...

Mar 03, 2015 | Katie Regan

NACCHO Case Study Examines the Legalities of Fracking Bans

“Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, et al. v. City of Longmont: A Stymie to Local Fracking Bans or...

Jan 20, 2015 | Katie Regan

NACCHO Fact Sheet Helps to Operationalize Climate Change Programs in Local Health Departments

“12 Steps to Operationalize Climate Change in a Local Health Department” is a new NACCHO fact sheet that...

Jan 12, 2015 | Katie Regan

Fighting Infectious Disease in the United States: A New Report Looks at Our Readiness

On December 18, 2014, the Trust for America’s Health, in conjunction with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, released...

Dec 23, 2014 | Guest Author

NACCHO and Local Health Departments Applaud White House Initiative to Help Health Facilities Prepare for Climate Change

NACCHO was honored to be invited by the White House to discuss its Sustainable and Climate Resilient Health Care...

Dec 17, 2014 | Lisa Brown

Rising Number of Chikungunya Cases Pose Significant U.S. Public Health Threat

by Andrew Roszak, JDA, MPA, Senior Director, and Lisa Brown, MPH, Program Analyst, Environmental Health, Pandemic...

Dec 17, 2014 | Lisa Brown

Partner Articles

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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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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
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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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  • Climate Change
  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Policy

NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners in Calling on the...

NACCHO joins leading public health organizations in signing a declaration...

Jan 27, 2021 | Anu Varma

NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners in Calling on the...

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  • Health in All Policies
  • Leadership
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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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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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  • Climate Change
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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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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

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