NACCHO Voice

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

NACCHO Releases Report on Climate Change Preparedness at the Local Level

NACCHO and the George Mason University Center for Climate Change Communication recently conducted a study to gain a...

Sep 04, 2014 | Lisa Brown

CDC Releases Guide for Assessing Health Vulnerability to Climate Change

CDC recently released the report, Assessing Health Vulnerability to Climate Change: A Guide for Health Departments....

Aug 12, 2014 | Lisa Brown

Report: The Cost of Delaying Action to Stem Climate Change

On July 29, the Council of Economic Advisers (CEA) released a report on the economic consequences of delaying action on...

Jul 30, 2014 | Erin Roberts

White House Introduces Climate Change Initiatives, including CDC Climate Change Health Vulnerability Assessment

As part of the Obama Administration’s Climate Action Plan, the Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience was...

Jul 17, 2014 | Erin Roberts

Summer Internships at NACCHO

Did you know that NACCHO has internship positions year round? Every fall, spring, and summer, NACCHO recruits and...

Jun 27, 2014 | Chris Mills

White House Announces the National Disaster Resilience Competition

President Obama announced the National Disaster Resilience Competition on June 14 in response to demand from state,...

Jun 25, 2014 | Admin

Dengue: Will there be another mosquito-borne virus establishing itself in the continental United States?

Dengue (pronounced “den-gee” – with a hard “g”) virus was first identified in the 1950’s in Africa and Asia. It is now...

Jun 25, 2014 | Guest Author

Climate Change Planning at Benton County Health Services

Benton County Health Services is as an example of how to incorporate climate change planning at the County level. The...

Jun 20, 2014 | Alyson Jordan

All-Hazards Preparedness in Responding to the California Wildfires

Southern California continues to recover from over a dozen wildfires across San Diego County occurring in mid-May. The...

Jun 17, 2014 | Admin

White House Releases Report on Climate Change Health Impacts

Coming on the heels of the release of the Third National Climate Assessment (NCA) and the June 2 Environmental...

Jun 10, 2014 | Erin Roberts

Partner Articles

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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...

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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