NACCHO Voice

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

  • Climate Change

Mental Health and Our Changing Climate: Special Briefing for Local Health Departments

A special briefing for local health departments that will cover the major findings of Mental Health and Our Changing...

Dec 17, 2021

  • Climate Change

Tracking Climate Health Impacts through Regional Partnerships

Story from Clackamas, Multnomah, Washington Counties (Oregon).

Dec 08, 2021 | Anu Varma

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change

Machine Learning Approach to Project Heat-related Disease Burden

Story from the field from Harris County Public Health, Texas.

Dec 08, 2021 | Anu Varma

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  • Climate Change

Stories from the Field: A Successful Pilot Program Between Public Health and An Area Public Library

Find success stories of climate health adaptations occurring in a local health department near you.

Dec 08, 2021 | Anu Varma

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Climate Change

NACCHO to Grant Up to $75,000 to Support Local Health Departments Working on Climate and Health

NACCHO, with support from the Climate and Health Program at the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, intends to...

Sep 20, 2021 | Anu Varma

  • Climate Change
  • Extreme Weather

Accelerating Efforts to Beat the Heat Using Science and Stories

Rising temperatures across the globe is a consequence of climate change, and Austin, Texas, is no exception.

Jul 13, 2021 | Guest Author

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change

Back by Popular Demand! Climate for Health Ambassadors Training Workshop at NACCHO 360

Pre-conference workshop, "Climate for Health Ambassadors Training” on Monday, June 28.

Jun 09, 2021 | Anu Varma

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Extreme Weather

NACCHO Releases New COVID-19 Resource Library for Environmental Health Professionals

NACCHO has compiled evergreen resources from their federal, state, and local partners, as well as from non-governmental...

Apr 28, 2021 | Emily D'Angelo

  • Climate Change

New CDC Climate and Health Notice of Funding Opportunity Due 6/18/21

CDC/ATSDR is excited to announce the new Climate Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO).

Apr 22, 2021 | Guest Author

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Health Equity & Social Justice

Environmental Health Coalition Releases New Factsheet on Climate Effects and Environmental Health

For National Public Health Week 2021, check out the Environmental Health Coalition’s new factsheet on Climate Effects...

Apr 05, 2021 | Anu Varma

Partner Articles

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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
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control
  • Infectious Disease

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

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...

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