NACCHO Voice

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

EPA Releases Clean Power Plan Proposal to Regulate Carbon Emissions from Power Plants

On June 2, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the Clean Power Plan, a proposal to reduce carbon...

Jun 02, 2014 | Frances Bevington

New National Climate Assessment Highlights Challenges

This post originally ran on NACCHO’s new Preparedness Brief blog. For more preparedness news and resources, visit...

May 15, 2014 | nacchovoice

Third National Climate Assessment Released

On May 6, the National Climate Assessment Development Advisory Committee (NCADAC) released its third National Climate...

May 03, 2014 | Justin Snair

Energy Sector’s Vulnerability Threatens Health of Communities, Calls for Coordinated Response

In the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, communities along the East Coast remained without power for up to several weeks....

Apr 22, 2014 | Guest Author

Where Climate Change and the Social Determinants of Health Intersect

Climate change has been described as the greatest global health threat of the 21st century. To find out why, join the...

Apr 22, 2014 | Guest Author

Can Social Media Help Public Health Officials Monitor Disease Outbreaks?

It would seem that the exchange of health information on social media and the Internet is an obvious opportunity to...

Apr 18, 2014 | Guest Author

Newly Released IPCC Report – Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability

On Monday, March 31, 2014, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released its second report of a...

Mar 31, 2014 | Lisa Brown

Launch of the Global Health Security Agenda

On Friday, Feb. 21, two NACCHO preparedness and infectious disease staff attended the Launch of the Global Health...

Mar 20, 2014 | Sara Rubin

Long Term Planning for Climate Change: What Local Public Health Should Consider Moving Forward

This is the third part of a series of interviews with local health department staff who will present at the 2014...

Mar 18, 2014 | Guest Author

Mid-Atlantic Kicks Off Severe Weather Preparedness Week with Rare March Snowstorm

Here in Washington, D.C., a rare late-winter snowstorm is currently wrecking havoc at the start of Severe Weather...

Mar 03, 2014 | Stacy Stanford

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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

2021 RWJF Culture of Health Prize
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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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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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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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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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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 –...

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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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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

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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:...

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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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