NACCHO Voice

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

Local Health Departments Take Steps to Prepare for Extreme Winter Weather

The official first day of winter is still three weeks away, but weather patterns as of late aren’t minding the...

Dec 03, 2014 | Katie Regan

State, Local, and Tribal Leaders Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience Release Recommendations

Last year, as part of his Climate Action Plan, the President established the State, Local, and Tribal Leaders Task...

Dec 03, 2014 | Lisa Brown

What Local Health Departments Need to Know About Fracking

“Hydraulic Fracturing: What Local Health Departments Need to Know” is the first in a new suite of fracking...

Nov 10, 2014 | Katie Regan

Consideration of the Intersection of Local Public Health Emergency Preparedness Planning and the Affordable Care Act

The 21st century in local public health has presented challenges and opportunities. The early years of this new century...

Nov 06, 2014 | Guest Author

Presidential Proclamation: Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience Month 2014

President Obama declared November as Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience Month. See more on the White...

Nov 04, 2014 | Admin

San Luis Obispo Initiates First Climate Change and Health Communications Campaign in California

San Luis Obispo County Public Health Department (SLOCPHD) is on a mission to educate its community about the public...

Oct 16, 2014 | Alyson Jordan

Climate Change and Human Health: Impacts, Vulnerability, and Public Health

Human health is directly affected by natural disasters such as hurricanes, earthquakes, flooding, and heat; it is also...

Oct 07, 2014 | Chris Mills

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Community Climate Change Project Shines Light on Public Perceptions

A collaborative project between Columbus Public Health (CPH) and The Ohio State University (OSU) is providing city...

Sep 19, 2014 | Guest Author

Department of Housing and Urban Development Launches $1 Billion National Disaster Resilience Competition

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro launched a $1 billion National Disaster...

Sep 19, 2014 | Admin

EPA Extends Comment Period for Clean Power Plan Proposal

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today that it would extend the comment period on the Clean Power...

Sep 16, 2014 | Katie Regan

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Sep 21, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

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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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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...

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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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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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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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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

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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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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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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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