NACCHO Voice

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

Webinar
  • Webinar
  • Emergency Response

Webinar: Preparing for WASH-Related Emergencies Among People Experiencing Homelessness

See the webinar recording and slides.

Jun 28, 2023 | Rebecca Rainey

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response

2023 Hurricane Season Preparedness

Resources to help communities prepare for the 2023 hurricane season.

Jun 23, 2023 | NacchoVoice

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  • Emergency Response
  • Policy

House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee Hearing Assesses CDC

On June 7, the House Energy and Commerce Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee held a hearing titled, “Looking...

Jun 09, 2023 | Lluvia Botello

Emergency Prep
  • Communications & Public Relations
  • Emergency Response

When Public Health Meets Misinformation: Acknowledging and Learning from the Successes and Failures of Emergency Risk Communication

At the recently concluded NACCHO Preparedness Summit in Atlanta, GA, a workshop on risk communication in public health...

May 30, 2023 | Anu Varma

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Community Health
  • Emergency Response
  • Leadership

NACCHO Releases Two Administrative Preparedness Resources

These new resources can be personalized in your health department, and offer guidance to public health officials to use...

May 01, 2023 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Emergency Response
  • Extreme Weather
  • Medical Reserve Corps

Medical Reserve Corps Units Respond to Severe Weather in California

See how seven Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) units helped California communities respond to severe weather.

Feb 15, 2023 | Beth Hess

Chem Emer
  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response

Resources to Prepare for a Chemical Emergency

Resources to help your local health department prepare for chemical emergencies.

Feb 14, 2023 | Beth Hess

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response
  • Medical Reserve Corps

How a Medical Reserve Corps Unit Addresses the Needs of Vulnerable Populations During an Evacuation

See how the Central Nebraska Medical Reserve Corps is preparing to help vulnerable populations evacuate during an...

Jan 19, 2023 | Beth Hess

2022 Nat Prep Report
  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Emergency Response

FEMA Releases the 2022 National Preparedness Report

Report reveals the impacts that climate change and associated natural disasters continue to have on emergency...

Jan 11, 2023 | Beth Hess

MRCPR web
  • Emergency Response
  • Medical Reserve Corps

MRC of Puerto Rico Responds to Hurricane Fiona

See how the MRC of Puerto Rico helped its community respond to Hurricane Fiona.

Dec 21, 2022 | Beth Hess

Partner Articles

NACCHO Cognitive Health Guide FINAL 1
  • Tools & Resources
  • Healthy Aging
  • Healthy Living & Prevention
  • Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP)

New NACCHO Resource: Integrating Brain Health into...

NACCHO, in partnership with the Alzheimer’s Association, is thrilled to launch...

Mar 01, 2024 | Andrea Grenadier

New NACCHO Resource: Integrating Brain Health into...

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • COVID-19
  • Immunization
  • Partnerships

Request for Proposals: Technical Assistance to Improve...

NACCHO, with support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),...

Feb 12, 2024 | Tori Decea

Request for Proposals: Technical Assistance to Improve...

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  • Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP)
  • Performance Improvement
  • Workforce Development

Register to Attend a Mobilizing for Action through...

Registration is now open for NACCHO’s in-person Mobilizing for Action through...

Feb 08, 2024 | Andrea Grenadier

Register to Attend a Mobilizing for Action through...

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  • Opportunity

Win $25,000 in cash prizes. Share your innovative...

The EPA’s Small Communities, Big Challenges Competition encourages local...

Nov 16, 2023 | Anu Varma

Win $25,000 in cash prizes. Share your innovative...

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Join Novavax for a Webinar About Their New Covid-19...

Join NACCHO and our Platinum Affiliate Business Partner, Novavax, on November...

Oct 16, 2023

Join Novavax for a Webinar About Their New Covid-19...

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  • Community Engagement

It’s Children’s Environmental Health Day today!

Celebrate with us!

Oct 12, 2023 | Anu Varma

It’s Children’s Environmental Health Day today!

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  • COVID-19
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Central District Health Department

The Building Local Operational Capacity for COVID-19, Healthcare-Associated...

Sep 11, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Central District Health Department

Calhoun
  • COVID-19
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Calhoun County Health Department

The Building Local Operational Capacity for COVID-19, Healthcare-Associated...

Sep 08, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Calhoun County Health Department

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Getting into the Groove: School-Located Vaccination...

NACCHO’s Immunization team has developed the School-Located Vaccination Clinic...

Aug 31, 2023 | Kayla Miller, PHAP

Getting into the Groove: School-Located Vaccination...

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Community Health Assessment and Improvement Planning
  • Community Engagement
  • Healthy People 2030

New Resource: A Guide to Aligning Healthy People 2030...

To help address the social determinants of health and advance health equity,...

Aug 14, 2023 | Andrea Grenadier

New Resource: A Guide to Aligning Healthy People 2030...

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  • COVID-19
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Pima County

The Building Local Operational Capacity for COVID-19, Healthcare-Associated...

Aug 14, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Pima County

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  • Community Engagement
  • Community Resilience
  • Immunization
  • Vaccine Hesitancy

Community health workers meet people where they are to...

The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted what we already know to be true: higher-risk...

Aug 10, 2023 | Dominique Baradaran, MSM, Interim Chief of Community Health, Oklahoma City- County Health Department

Community health workers meet people where they are to...

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