NACCHO Podcast Series Explores the National Health Security Strategy

Earlier this year, the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) released a revised version of the...

Apr 30, 2015 | Mary Hodges

  • Five Questions for Dr. Jiancheng Huang, Director of Public Health, Oswego County...

    Interview by Lindsay Tiffany, Communications Specialist, NACCHO NACCHO Voice spoke with Dr. Jiancheng Huang, Director of Public...

    Apr 29, 2015 | NacchoVoice

  • Fred the Preparedness Dog Conducts Interview for NACCHO Podcast Series

    Fred the Preparedness Dog has been all over the 2015 Preparedness Summit, meeting fellow public health professionals, attending...

    Apr 16, 2015 | Katie Regan

  • Evaluating the Efficacy of Your CHIP Coalition: An Interview with Eileen...

    By Lindsay Tiffany, Communications Specialist, NACCHO The following post is part of a series of interviews with local health...

    Apr 10, 2015 | NacchoVoice

  • National Child Abuse Prevention Month: Tools for Local Health Departments

    By Alyssa Banks, Senior Program Analyst, Injury and Violence Prevention, NACCHO In April 2014, President Obama announced that April is...

    Apr 03, 2015 | NacchoVoice

  • Local Health Department Preparedness and Response to Ebola in the United States

    Local health departments are playing a leading role in response to potential Ebola cases in the United States. They are working with...

    Apr 01, 2015 | Guest Author

  • Apply for the Summer 2015 Local Public Health Policy Scholar Program

    As the 2014-2015 academic year concludes, NACCHO’s Local Public Health Policy and Practice Scholars Program completed a successful...

    Apr 01, 2015 | Nicole Dunifon

  • Looking Back to Move Forward: An Interview with Dr. Rahul Gupta

    This is part of a series of interviews with local health department staff who will present at the 2015 Preparedness Summit. Dr. Rahul...

    Mar 25, 2015 | Geoffrey Mwaungulu, Jr.

  • Steps to Implementing Drug Abuse Prevention Programs in Local Health Departments

    By Sheri Lawal, MPH, CHES, Program Analyst, Injury and Violence Prevention, NACCHO The National Institute on Drug Abuse defines...

    Mar 11, 2015 | NacchoVoice

  • NACCHO Podcast Series Explores the National Health Security Strategy

    Earlier this year, the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) released a revised version of the National Health Security Strategy (NHSS). The document provides strategic direction to ensure that efforts to improve health security nationwide over the next four years are guided by a common vision; based on sound evidence; and […]

    Apr 30, 2015 | Mary Hodges

    Five Questions for Dr. Jiancheng Huang, Director of Public Health, Oswego County (NY) Health Department

    Interview by Lindsay Tiffany, Communications Specialist, NACCHO NACCHO Voice spoke with Dr. Jiancheng Huang, Director of Public Health, Oswego County (NY) Health Department, about collaboration and community engagement, an innovative program to help expectant mothers quit smoking, and the challenges that keep him awake at night. NACCHO: Please tell us about your professional background and how...

    Apr 29, 2015 | NacchoVoice

    Fred the Preparedness Dog Conducts Interview for NACCHO Podcast Series

    Fred the Preparedness Dog has been all over the 2015 Preparedness Summit, meeting fellow public health professionals, attending sessions, and even hosting one of his own. Fred, a 3-year-old German shepherd who works with the Kansas Department of Health and the Environment (KDHE) to teach children about family and pet preparedness, on Wednesday even sat […]

    Apr 16, 2015 | Katie Regan

    Evaluating the Efficacy of Your CHIP Coalition: An Interview with Eileen Eisen-Cohen, PhD, MSW

    By Lindsay Tiffany, Communications Specialist, NACCHO The following post is part of a series of interviews with local health department (LHD) staff who will present at the NACCHO Annual 2015 conference. Eileen Eisen-Cohen, PhD, MSW, Performance Improvement Manager, Maricopa County (AZ) Department of Public Health, previews her session “Evaluating a Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP)...

    Apr 10, 2015 | NacchoVoice

    National Child Abuse Prevention Month: Tools for Local Health Departments

    By Alyssa Banks, Senior Program Analyst, Injury and Violence Prevention, NACCHO In April 2014, President Obama announced that April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. As public health practitioners, we are reminded that millions of children and adolescents are exposed to violence and experience maltreatment early in life. Exposure to violence and maltreatment is a […]

    Apr 03, 2015 | NacchoVoice

    Local Health Department Preparedness and Response to Ebola in the United States

    Local health departments are playing a leading role in response to potential Ebola cases in the United States. They are working with state and federal counterparts and local stakeholders including hospitals, law enforcement, and emergency medical systems. Their goal is to ensure that individuals at risk for Ebola are monitored according to CDC guidance and symptomatic individuals are quickly...

    Apr 01, 2015 | Guest Author

    Apply for the Summer 2015 Local Public Health Policy Scholar Program

    As the 2014-2015 academic year concludes, NACCHO’s Local Public Health Policy and Practice Scholars Program completed a successful pilot year. Twenty graduate-level students from across the country gained firsthand knowledge of the domestic public health landscape and the roles of local health departments. Participants gained subject matter expertise, refined their writing and research skills,...

    Apr 01, 2015 | Nicole Dunifon

    Looking Back to Move Forward: An Interview with Dr. Rahul Gupta

    This is part of a series of interviews with local health department staff who will present at the 2015 Preparedness Summit. Dr. Rahul Gupta, MD, MPH, West Virginia State Health Officer and Commissioner for the West Virginia Bureau of Public Health, previews his workshop, West Virginia Water Crisis – A Look Back: Moving Forward to […]

    Mar 25, 2015 | Geoffrey Mwaungulu, Jr.

    Steps to Implementing Drug Abuse Prevention Programs in Local Health Departments

    By Sheri Lawal, MPH, CHES, Program Analyst, Injury and Violence Prevention, NACCHO The National Institute on Drug Abuse defines addiction as “a chronic, relapsing brain disease that is characterized by compulsive drug seeking and use, despite harmful consequences.”1 Most illicit drug use typically begins in childhood or adolescence, when adolescents establish patterns of behavior and […]

    Mar 11, 2015 | NacchoVoice

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