NACCHO Voice

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

Three Steps to Help Local Health Departments Prevent New Cases of Diabetes

By Camillia Easley, MPH, Program Analyst, Healthy Communities/Chronic Disease, NACCHO, and Brandie Adams-Piphus, MPH,...

Mar 24, 2015 | NacchoVoice

Tabletop Exercises Shed Light on Radiation Preparedness Efforts

By Katie Regan, Communications Specialist, Environmental Health, Pandemic Preparedness, and Catastrophic Response,...

Mar 20, 2015 | NacchoVoice

On-Road Use of ATVs Poses Substantial Safety Risks

By Stephen Oesch Hundreds die each year in all-terrain vehicle (ATV) crashes on public roads. Unfortunately, more...

Mar 17, 2015 | NacchoVoice

Steps to Implementing Drug Abuse Prevention Programs in Local Health Departments

By Sheri Lawal, MPH, CHES, Program Analyst, Injury and Violence Prevention, NACCHO The National Institute on Drug Abuse...

Mar 11, 2015 | NacchoVoice

Strategies for Communicating with Vulnerable and Non-English-Speaking Populations: An Interview with Meredith Li-Vollmer

By Katie Regan, Communications Specialist for Environmental Health, Pandemic Preparedness, and Catastrophic Response,...

Feb 27, 2015 | NacchoVoice

Live Well San Diego Initiative Helps Lower Rates of Stroke and Childhood Obesity

Interview by Ian Goldstein, Web and New Media Specialist, NACCHO The following is an excerpt from a recent podcast in...

Feb 20, 2015 | NacchoVoice

How Local Health Departments are Helping Prevent Cardiovascular Disease

By Camillia M. Easley, MPH, Program Analyst, Healthy Communities/Chronic Disease, NACCHO February is American Heart...

Feb 10, 2015 | NacchoVoice

Stories from the Field: An Immunization Clinic Serves 120 Teens Using Incident Command System

The following story was submitted to NACCHO’s Stories from the Field website. NACCHO’s Stories from the Field website...

Feb 06, 2015 | NacchoVoice

The Supporting Role of Healthcare Coalitions for Local Health Departments in Emergency Preparedness

By Nicole Dunifon, MS, Program Analyst, NACCHO, and Daniel Reategui, MHS, NACCHO Policy and Practice Scholar This post...

Jan 23, 2015 | NacchoVoice

How One Award-Winning LHD Successfully Expanded Services for Homeless Veterans

Interview by Ian Goldstein, Web and New Media Specialist, NACCHO NACCHO’s LHD of the Year Award recognizes and honors...

Jan 16, 2015 | NacchoVoice

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Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships...

NACCHO is pleased to launch the three revised assessments of Mobilizing for...

Nov 22, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships...

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RFP: NACCHO Seeking a Graphic Designer for New MAPP 2.0...

NACCHO is seeking a qualified consultant to provide graphic design for the new...

Nov 07, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

RFP: NACCHO Seeking a Graphic Designer for New MAPP 2.0...

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Join us for a Climate for Health Ambassadors Training at...

We are partnering with Climate for Health and ecoAmerica to offer an...

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New Resource: BLOC COVID Video Series

This video series was developed from interviews with BLOC COVID funded sites to...

Jul 06, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson, Candice Young

New Resource: BLOC COVID Video Series

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Partnering for Pediatric Vaccinations

Florida Department of Health in Manatee County has been leading the way in...

Jun 17, 2022 | Amiris Roberson

Partnering for Pediatric Vaccinations

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NACCHO Announces Ten Health Department Grantees to...

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), with...

May 18, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

NACCHO Announces Ten Health Department Grantees to...

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World Hand Hygiene Day 2022

This year’s theme for World Hand Hygiene Day on May 5 is focused on recognizing...

May 04, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson

World Hand Hygiene Day 2022

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Public Health Groups Announce Grantees for National...

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) and the...

Apr 07, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

Public Health Groups Announce Grantees for National...

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Multi-faceted EPA Research Addressing Threats to Public...

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) researchers are working to...

Sep 27, 2021 | Guest Author

Multi-faceted EPA Research Addressing Threats to Public...

Alzheimers Disease
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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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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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