NACCHO Voice

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

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  • Emergency Response

NACCHO Seeks Member Feedback on ‘Informing the Evolution’ of the Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) Program

NACCHO is recruiting members to provide feedback on PHEP. Specifically, NACCHO is seeking to engage local and tribal...

Jun 23, 2021 | Emily Boyle

LSART Web
  • Medical Reserve Corps

Addressing the Needs of Pets During an Emergency

This Pet Preparedness Month, we are highlighting three veterinary Medical Reserve Corps units who received Operational...

Jun 21, 2021 | Beth Hess

Barbershop
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Community Engagement

Opportunity for LHDs to Partner with Barbers and Salons on "Shots at the Shop" National COVID Initiative

A part of the Biden Administration’s National Month of Action, the “Shots at the Shop” initiative provides $1,000 to...

Jun 17, 2021 | Beth Hess

Form
  • Tools & Resources

Call for Registration Forms and Other Data Collection Tools

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Radiation Studies Section is looking to sample registration and other...

Jun 11, 2021 | Shanlynn Bias

Webinar
  • COVID-19
  • Webinar

Webinar: CDC Federal Snapshot: Updated Guidance for Fully Vaccinated People

Join this webinar on Tuesday, June 15, 3:00-3:30 pm ET.

Jun 10, 2021 | Beth Hess

Covid
  • COVID-19
  • Webinar

Webinar: Regional Approach to Infection Prevention and Control of COVID-19

Join this webinar on Thursday, June 24, 3:00-4:00 pm ET.

Jun 08, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response

Encouraging Pet Preparedness

Since more than half of U.S. households own at least one pet, local health departments can expect that animals will be...

Jun 08, 2021 | Beth Hess

Rural America
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Rural Health

Rural COVID-19 Vaccine Resource Library

New resource library includes curated tools to assist rural stakeholders with immediate, easy to distribute, and...

Jun 03, 2021 | Beth Hess

Vaccine
  • COVID-19
  • Webinar
  • Immunization
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Webinar: Building Vaccine Confidence for COVID-19 Vaccines in Adolescents

Join this webinar on Tuesday, June 22, 3:00-4:00 pm ET.

Jun 03, 2021 | Beth Hess

National Health Security Strategy 2019 2022

Introduction to the National Health Security Strategy and National Biodefense Strategy

The 21st century health security environment is diverse, complex, and ever changing.

Jun 02, 2021 | Shanlynn Bias

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...

Ci  Climate  Change
  • 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...

Water Fountain
  • 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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  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • 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...

Covid
  • 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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