NACCHO Voice

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

  • Tools & Resources
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Epidemiology
  • Infectious Disease

Containing an MDRO: Tools Developed During a Response

When a novel or targeted multi-drug resistant organism (MDRO) or resistance mechanism is identified, local public...

Oct 24, 2019 | Christina Baum

  • Tools & Resources
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Infectious Disease

Fact Sheets: Antimicrobial Resistance: Local Efforts on a Global Issue and Antimicrobial Stewardship

NACCHO is pleased to announce the release of two fact sheets highlighting the role of local health departments (LHDs)...

Sep 05, 2019 | Christina Baum

Webinar Recording: Introduction to Social Network Analysis: Broad Overview and a Demonstration of a Novice’s Guide Using R Statnet

On June 28, NACCHO hosted a webinar on conducting social network analyses–what they look like and how they can be...

Jun 28, 2018 | Christina Baum

Webinar Recording: Communicating Changing Guidance- Lessons from Zika and Beyond

On June 25, NACCHO hosted a webinar on communicating changing guidance, in the context of the Zika response and beyond....

Jun 25, 2018 | Christina Baum

NACCHO Assessment: Certification in Infection Control: Local Impact and Strategies for Success

Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) are a persistent and growing threat to the health of communities. To meet this...

Jun 13, 2018 | Christina Baum

Apply Now: Florida Epidemic Intelligence Service Fellowship

The Florida Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) Fellowship is currently seeking applicants for the 2018-2020 class of...

Apr 06, 2018 | Christina Baum

IBM Health Corps Opportunity to Address Health Disparities

IBM Health Corps, a pro bono service that focuses on bringing data, design, and technology to address health...

Jan 24, 2018 | Christina Baum

CSTE Funding Opportunity: Flu Near You

The Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE) is pleased to announce a new funding opportunity, entitled...

Nov 14, 2017 | Christina Baum

FDA Guidance for Industry: Antibacterial Therapies for Patients with an Unmet Medical Need for the Treatment of Serious Bacterial Diseases

On August 1, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a new Guidance for Industry, “Antibacterial Therapies...

Aug 08, 2017 | Christina Baum

Leveraging Local Knowledge and Expertise to Tackle Healthcare-Associated Infections

It is more and more common to open up your newspaper or browser and see a news story about the latest superbug, the...

Aug 07, 2017 | Christina Baum

Partner Articles

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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization

NACCHO Recognizes Second Anniversary of First COVID-19...

NACCHO and leading partners recognize December 14, 2022 as the two-year...

Dec 15, 2022 | Nicholas Holmes

NACCHO Recognizes Second Anniversary of First COVID-19...

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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
  • Community Health
  • ID Featured

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

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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