NACCHO Voice

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

  • Press Release

New Jersey Public Health Official Margaret Jahn Elected President-elect of the National Association of County and City Health Officials

Washington, DC, October 8, 2021 — The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) has elected...

Oct 13, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

  • Press Release

North Carolina Local Public Health Leader Lisa Macon Harrison Elected Board President of the National Association of County and City Health Officials

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), representing the country’s nearly 3,000 local...

Oct 12, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

  • Press Release

NACCHO Announces New Chief of Programs and Services

Today, the National Association of County and City Health Officials’ Chief Executive Officer, Lori Tremmel Freeman,...

Oct 08, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

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  • Webinar
  • Health Ethics & Law
  • Training

Webinar Wrap-Up: Public Health Competency Model for Attorneys

Here's a wrap-up of the webinar hosted by NACCHO and ChangeLab Solutions, introducing concepts in public health law,...

Sep 23, 2021 | Alix Ware

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Communications & Public Relations

NEW: Social Media Toolkit: A Primer for Local Health Department PIOs and Communications Professionals

From establishing your health department’s social media presence to finding out which platforms work best in...

Sep 21, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Press Release

NACCHO Announces Its 2021-2022 Officers and Board of Directors

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), the voice of the country’s nearly 3,000 local...

Aug 11, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

  • Opportunity

Johns Hopkins PHASE internship program Call for Projects

The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health is now recruiting for projects for the 2021-2022 PHASE Internship...

Jul 27, 2021 | Guest Author

New Coalition Formed to Modernize and Advance the U.S. Public Health System

The Bipartisan Policy Center announced the formation of a new coalition of organizations working together to develop a...

Jul 26, 2021 | Guest Author

Webinar
  • Webinar

Webinar: Proposed Limits on Public Health Authority: Dangerous for Public Health

Join this webinar on Tuesday, June 8, 2:00-3:00 pm ET.

Jun 03, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • Book Club

NACCHO Book Club- The Poisoner's Handbook: Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York

"The Poisoner’s Handbook," by Deborah Blum tells the captivating tale of the evolution of the New York City medical...

Feb 08, 2021 | Christina Baum

Partner Articles

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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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  • 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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