NACCHO Voice

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

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  • Press Release
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

NACCHO Awards New Overdose Response Project Funding

NACCHO Awards New Overdose Response Project Funding; Public Health Projects in Georgia, Missouri, New York, North and...

Jan 27, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

Coronavirus COVID 19
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Research & Reports

Environmental Health & COVID-19 Resource Roundup: January 19, 2021

As part of the National Association of County and City Health Officials’ (NACCHO’s) work to support and serve 3,000...

Jan 19, 2021 | Anu Varma

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Health Career Connection Partnership with NACCHO – Internship Placements at Local Health Departments

NACCHO has partnered with Health Career Connection to support health departments to recruit and manage talented,...

Jan 06, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

Coronavirus COVID 19
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources

EH & COVID-19 Resource Roundup: January 6, 2021

Environmental Health and COVID-19 curated list for environmental health professionals at the intersection of both...

Jan 06, 2021 | Anu Varma

Coronavirus COVID 19
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

EH & COVID-19 Resource Roundup: December 23, 2020

Latest bi-weekly blog consisting of an up-to-date collection of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) resources for our...

Dec 23, 2020 | Anu Varma

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  • Access to Care
  • Breastfeeding
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

U.S. Surgeon General Releases a Call to Action to Improve Maternal Health

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently released the HHS Maternal Health Action Plan to reduce...

Dec 19, 2020 | Adelaide Appiah

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  • COVID-19
  • Community Engagement
  • Medical Reserve Corps

Combating Social Isolation

Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) units are helping to combat social isolation virtually through call programs.

Dec 16, 2020 | Beth Hess

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  • Press Release

NACCHO Chief Executive Officer Lori Tremmel Freeman Honored as One of the 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare by Modern Healthcare Magazine

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), the voice of the country’s nearly 3,000 local...

Dec 15, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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  • Antibiotic Resistance

Resurgence of MDROs during COVID-19: The Important Role of IPC in Combating Antibiotic Resistance

Preventing the spread of antibiotic resistance compels us to use antimicrobials judiciously, but it also requires us to...

Dec 14, 2020

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  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Immunization
  • Influenza

National Influenza Vaccination Week and the Impact of Flu on BIPOC Communities

December 6-12 is National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW) in the United States. NIVW is observed to remind people...

Dec 11, 2020 | Amy Frandsen

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
  • Workforce Development

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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  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • 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...

Covid
  • 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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