NACCHO Voice

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

Stories from the Field: Food Safety Calendar Educates Entire Community

The following story was submitted to NACCHO’s Stories from the Field website by Jeanne Garbarino from Vineland City...

Nov 10, 2014 | nacchovoice

Bruce Pomer, Retiring Executive Director of the Health Officers Association of California, Reflects on His Long Career in Local Public Health

Bruce Pomer’s career in public health spans 40 years in state government and the nonprofit sector in Sacramento....

Oct 07, 2014 | nacchovoice

OMB Visit Highlights Minnesota Health Departments

By Britta Orr, Executive Director, Local Public Health Association of Minnesota On Aug. 18–19, the Local Public Health...

Sep 23, 2014 | nacchovoice

A Whole Community Approach to Medication Dispensing

Gone are the days when medication dispensing during an emergency or disaster was staffed and managed solely by local...

Sep 04, 2014 | Guest Author

Stories from the Field: Using a Low-Powered Radio Station to Bolster Preparedness Efforts

The following story was submitted to NACCHO’s Stories from the Field website by Robert Cohen from Maine Township (IL)...

Aug 08, 2014 | nacchovoice

An LHD of the Year Award Winner Explains How to Implement a Tobacco-Free Policy

Interview by Ian Goldstein, Web and New Media Specialist, NACCHO NACCHO honored the exceptional achievements of local...

Jul 25, 2014 | nacchovoice

Long Term Planning for Climate Change: What Local Public Health Should Consider Moving Forward

This is the third part of a series of interviews with local health department staff who will present at the 2014...

Mar 18, 2014 | Guest Author

NACCHO’s 2013 National Profile of Local Health Departments Shows Continued Funding Cuts for Preparedness

On Jan. 21, NACCHO released the report of findings and data from the 2013 National Profile of Local Health Departments...

Jan 28, 2014 | Frances Bevington

NACCHO Members Carry their Message to Capitol Hill

By Eli Briggs, Director of Government Affairs, NACCHO On Dec. 12, 2013, a record number of local health officials went...

Jan 15, 2014 | nacchovoice

Informal Coalition on Biodefense

Date: December 12, 2013 Staff Representative: Scott Fisher Member Representative: N/A Highlights: NACCHO participated...

Jan 10, 2014 | Scott Fisher

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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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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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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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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...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

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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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