NACCHO Voice

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

Take Action to Raise Awareness of Emergency Preparedness Program Cuts

How will your community be affected by cuts to federal preparedness funding? What vital services will be lost without...

Mar 25, 2014 | Guest Author

Water Scarcity: California Drought Prompts Tough Questions for Public Health

Imagine it’s the year 2015. It’s the last year of the United Nations International Decade for Action on water scarcity....

Mar 18, 2014 | Guest Author

NACCHO Announces Two Paid Summer Internships

The Environmental Health, Pandemic Preparedness, and Catastrophic Response Team at NACCHO has announced two new summer...

Mar 10, 2014 | Sara Rubin

Mid-Atlantic Kicks Off Severe Weather Preparedness Week with Rare March Snowstorm

Here in Washington, D.C., a rare late-winter snowstorm is currently wrecking havoc at the start of Severe Weather...

Mar 03, 2014 | Stacy Stanford

Promoting Healthy Lifestyles with the Help of the Medical Reserve Corps

By Alyson Jordan, Communications Specialist, NACCHO,  and Lisa Lee, School Health Project Coordinator, Monmouth County...

Feb 27, 2014 | nacchovoice

National Influenza Vaccination Week: It’s Not Too Late to Vaccinate

This week is National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW). The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...

Dec 09, 2013 | Guest Author

Incident Management Workgroup November Report

The Incident Management Workgroup postponed its November call until Dec. 9 to avoid conflicts with the Thanksgiving...

Dec 04, 2013 | Rachel Schulman

Flu-Associated Pediatric Deaths: Findings from a Recent Study

A recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) study published in Pediatrics, “Influenza-Associated...

Nov 11, 2013 | Sara Rubin

CDC’s Dr. Judy Monroe Explains How OSTLTS Supports Local Health Departments

By Ian Goldstein, Web and New Media Specialist, NACCHO Judy Monroe, MD, FAAFP, is the deputy director for state,...

Nov 06, 2013 | nacchovoice

Medical Reserve Corps Units Help Their Communities Get Ready during National Preparedness Month

Today is Get Ready Day, which reminds Americans to prepare themselves, their families, and their communities for all...

Sep 17, 2013 | Admin

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...

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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
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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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  • 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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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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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