NACCHO Voice

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

NACCHO, ASTHO Release Joint Statement on the Lead Contamination Crisis in Flint, MI

The lead poisoning crisis in Flint, Michigan touches on almost every aspect in the daily life of a health department:...

Feb 02, 2016 | Katie Regan

What does your local health department wish it knew about the Food Safety Modernization Act?

Let us know in the comments below.

Feb 01, 2016 | Katie Regan

At Your Service: CDC’s Integrated Food Safety Centers of Excellence Provide Guidance and Resources for Local and State Health Departments

By Elizabeth Pace, Public Health Advisor, Integrated Food Safety Centers of Excellence, Centers for Disease Control and...

Jan 27, 2016 | Katie Regan

Water Contamination in Flint, MI, and Lead Poisoning Resources

Lead poisoning has been in the headlines lately, given the environmental health crisis going on in Flint, MI. The...

Jan 21, 2016 | Katie Regan

Flu on Call™ Goes Live at Two Local Health Departments

Although there is no pandemic anywhere in the world now, local health departments are always working to improve their...

Jan 12, 2016 | Katie Regan

What is Your Local Health Department Doing to Observe National Radon Action Month?

Let us know in the comments below.

Jan 06, 2016 | Katie Regan

195 Nations Reach Groundbreaking Climate Change Agreement

December 12 marked an historic day for global and environmental health: the 195 countries attending the 21st Conference...

Dec 18, 2015 | Katie Regan

New Integrated Food Safety Centers of Excellence Regions

The Integrated Food Safety Centers of Excellence have developed geographic regions to better provide tools and...

Dec 15, 2015 | Katie Regan

New Study Links Childhood Lead Exposure to Sleep Problems

A new research study from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing shows that lead exposure in early childhood...

Dec 08, 2015 | Katie Regan

Environmental Health Professionals to Observe Minute of Silence for San Bernardino Shooting Victims

The California Conference of Directors of Environmental Health (CCDEH) is requesting that environmental health...

Dec 04, 2015 | Katie Regan

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