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

Testing Guidance for State/Local Agencies Surrounding Voluntary Recall of Infant Formula from Abbott Nutrition's Sturgis, MI Facility

Collection, testing, and reporting guidance for state and local health departments now available.

Feb 23, 2022

  • Food Safety & Inspection

Local Health Departments: FDA Issues Urgent Recall of Powdered Infant Formula Sourced from Michigan Facility

From FDA: Do not use certain powdered infant formulas produced at Abbott Nutrition’s Sturgis, MI facility.

Feb 17, 2022

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Community Health
  • Opportunity
  • Performance Improvement

Request for Application: Social Determinants of Health - Getting Further Faster Year 2: Training and Technical Assistance Coordination Center

The purpose of this funding opportunity is to identify one provider to design, establish, manage, and assess the...

Jan 24, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

The CDC Updates Blood Lead Reference Value (BLRV) From 5.0 Micrograms per Deciliter (μg/dL) to 3.5 (μg/dL) in Children

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced an update to the Blood Lead Reference Value (BLRV) from 5.0...

Oct 28, 2021

  • 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

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  • Press Release
  • Breastfeeding
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Continuity of Care in Breastfeeding Support: A Blueprint for Communities

NACCHO has partnered with the United States Breastfeeding Committee (USBC) to launch the Continuity of Care in...

Sep 02, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Access to Care
  • Book Club
  • Healthy Living & Prevention

NACCHO Book Club: Your Cancer Roadmap—Navigating Life with Resilience

Each month, NACCHO will bring you a new public health book, read and reviewed by NACCHO staff. We hope to provide a...

Aug 30, 2021 | Julia Mandeville

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Water Quality

Webinar: Managing Water Risk in the “New Normal”

On September 16, NACCHO will be joined by federal and industry public health partners to highlight trends and resources...

Aug 16, 2021 | Emily D'Angelo

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Breastfeeding
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Every Step of the Way Through the First 1,000 Days: The Launch of the Continuity of Care in Breastfeeding Support Blueprint

August is National Breastfeeding Month! This year’s theme, “Every Step of the Way,” focuses on the importance of...

Aug 02, 2021 | Harumi Reis-Reilly, Erika Ennis

Pregnant parents
  • Tools & Resources
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health
  • Mental Health

Maternal Mental Health Month: Breaking the Stigma

Maternal health care programs are dedicated to ensuring that new and expectant parents are supported with the proper...

May 17, 2021 | Aderonke Ibironke, MPA

Partner Articles

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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization

NACCHO Recognizes Second Anniversary of First COVID-19...

NACCHO and leading partners recognize December 14, 2022 as the two-year...

Dec 15, 2022 | Nicholas Holmes

NACCHO Recognizes Second Anniversary of First COVID-19...

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Community Health Assessment and Improvement Planning
  • Community Engagement

Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships...

NACCHO is pleased to launch the three revised assessments of Mobilizing for...

Nov 22, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships...

MAPP Roadmap
  • Funding Opportunity
  • Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP)
  • Opportunity

RFP: NACCHO Seeking a Graphic Designer for New MAPP 2.0...

NACCHO is seeking a qualified consultant to provide graphic design for the new...

Nov 07, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

RFP: NACCHO Seeking a Graphic Designer for New MAPP 2.0...

  • 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
  • Community Health
  • ID Featured

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

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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