NACCHO Voice

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

Drug Abuse
  • Press Release

The National Association of County and City Health Officials Awards More Than $3 Million to Address Substance Use

Washington, DC, February 7, 2022 — The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), the voice of...

Feb 07, 2022 | Theresa Spinner

Heart
  • Press Release

The National Association of County and City Health Officials Announces $80,000 in Grants to Advance Health Equity in Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Efforts

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

Jan 19, 2022 | Johanna Segovia

Supreme Court
  • COVID-19

Update on Supreme Court’s Vaccine Requirement Ruling

On Thursday, January 13, 2022, the Supreme Court announced two major decisions regarding vaccine requirements impacting...

Jan 14, 2022 | Katherine Waters

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Request for Applications: Equipping Local Health Departments to Increase Vaccine Confidence

With support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), NACCHO is pleased to offer a funding...

Jan 10, 2022 | Tori Decea

The Biden-Harris Administration Releases Lead Pipe and Paint Action Plan

Today, the Biden-Harris Administration is releasing its Lead Pipe and Paint Action Plan.

Dec 16, 2021

NIVW 2021
  • Tools & Resources
  • Immunization
  • Influenza

#FightFlu: Protecting Our Adult Communities from Influenza Through Vaccination

National Influenza Vaccination Week is a call to all Americans aged six months and older to get their annual flu...

Dec 06, 2021 | Katherine Waters, Victoria Thompson

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

White House Releases Updated National HIV/AIDS Strategy on World AIDS Day

The White House’s new National HIV/AIDS Strategy will accelerate our work to end the HIV epidemic in the U.S. by 2030,...

Dec 01, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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  • Press Release

The National Association of County and City Health Officials Announces $5 Million in Grants to Improve Public Health Connection to Refugee, Immigrant, and Migrant Communities

New Collaboration with the University of Minnesota’s National Resource Center for Refugees, Immigrants, and Migrants...

Dec 01, 2021 | Jas Florentino, Rezwana Uddin

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NACCHO Recognizes World AIDS Day 2021

World AIDS Day is honored annually on December 1 to increase HIV awareness, destigmatize the status, and serve as a...

Dec 01, 2021 | Jas Florentino

  • Funding Opportunity
  • Health & Disability

Funding Opportunity: Strengthening Disability Inclusion Efforts within Local Health Departments

Funding announced for the Strengthening Disability Inclusion Efforts within Local Health Departments demonstration site...

Nov 15, 2021 | Sara Lyons

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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