NACCHO Voice

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

  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Infectious Disease

New Patient Video Stories Show Seriousness of Foodborne Illness

CDC’s Division of Foodborne, Waterborne, and Environmental Diseases has produced a new video series, “Was It Something...

Feb 19, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

  • National Environmental Public Health Tracking
  • Opportunity

Apply for Environmental Public Health Tracking Technical Assistance

NACCHO is offering technical assistance to help a health department engage in tracking efforts at the local level....

Feb 18, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Webinar
  • Water Quality

MAHC Network Webinar Recording: Putting the MAHC into Action at a Local and Regional Level

NACCHO held a Model Aquatic Health Code (MAHC) Network webinar on Feb. 11, 2020 to discuss the local and regional...

Feb 12, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

  • National Environmental Public Health Tracking

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) National Environmental Public Health Tracking...

Feb 11, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

  • National Environmental Public Health Tracking
  • Opportunity

Environmental Public Health Tracking Mentoring Fellowship

The National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) is pleased to announce a call for applications for the 2020...

Feb 11, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Opportunity
  • Water Quality

Call for Abstracts: 2020 Legionella Conference

The goal of the 2020 Legionella Conference is to provide a unique opportunity for health care facilities, water...

Feb 11, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Health & Disability

Include the Disability Community in Interventions to Address Loneliness

By Kimberly Aguillard, NACCHO Health and Disability Fellow Loneliness and social isolation are growing public health...

Feb 07, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Water Quality

Hot Tub Displays and Legionella Risk—Guidance for Environmental and Public Health Practitioners

Hot tub displays at temporary events may pose a risk for Legionnaires’ disease, a type of pneumonia caused by inhaling...

Feb 06, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Water Quality

Risk Communication Guide for Water Utilities

As part of its long-standing efforts to proactively inform and prepare utility leaders, the American Water Works...

Feb 06, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Communications & Public Relations

Infographic Promoting Investment in Environmental Health

Make the case for environmental health with a new infographic from the National Environmental Health Partnership...

Feb 06, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

Partner Articles

  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Training

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

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

Jul 11, 2022 | Anu Varma

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

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Infectious Disease
  • Community Health

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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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization

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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  • Press Release

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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  • Webinar
  • Infectious Disease
  • Community Health
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

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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  • Press Release

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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  • Tools & Resources
  • Hazards & Health Effects

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
  • Press Release

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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  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Water Quality

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
  • Opportunity

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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