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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  • Climate Change

Exacerbation of Air Pollution & Heat Exposure May be Significantly Associated with Risk to Pregnancy Outcomes in the United States

New findings suggest that exacerbation of air pollution and heat exposure related to climate change may be...

Jun 19, 2020 | Anu Varma

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Climate for Health Ambassadors Training at NACCHO 360

Climate for Health and the NACCHO officials are partnering to offer an interactive pre-conference workshop, "Climate...

Jun 10, 2020 | Anu Varma

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  • Press Release

NACCHO Announces 2020 Climate and Health Adaptation Grants

Awards will support climate change work of local health departments in New Orleans, Alameda County (CA)

Jun 09, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response

National Hurricane Preparedness Week 2020

Hurricane Preparedness Week, May 3-9, provides an opportunity for people across the country to prepare now for...

May 07, 2020 | Beth Hess

  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Communications & Public Relations

Framing the Health Aspects of Climate Change

Health departments have an opportunity to increase public awareness about climate change impacts and government...

Apr 09, 2020 | Andrea Grenadier

  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response
  • Infectious Disease

COVID-19 Resources for Local Health Departments (March 30-April 3)

March 30, 2020 CDC Updates (https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/)  COVID-19 Patient Impact and Hospital...

Apr 02, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Climate Change
  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Opportunity

Call for Proposals: Global Ideas for U.S. Solutions – Cities Taking Action to Address Health, Equity, and Climate Change

Cities around the world are taking meaningful action to advance health equity by designing solutions that benefit the...

Mar 24, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

Report: American Climate Perspectives Survey 2020, Vol. II

ecoAmerica and Lake Research Partners’ latest survey, American Climate Perspectives Survey 2020, Volume II: Americans...

Mar 23, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Research & Reports

Ready or Not 2020: Protecting the Public’s Health from Diseases, Disasters and Bioterrorism

The Ready or Not report from the Trust for America’s Health provides an annual assessment of states’ level of...

Feb 05, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Climate Change
  • Research & Reports

CDC Technical Report on Heat Response Plans

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) Climate and Health Program released a technical report...

Feb 04, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

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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...

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  • 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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  • Tools & Resources

CDC Report: Temporary Reassignment of Personnel Requests...

CDC recently updated its flexibilities guidance for recipients and applicants...

Jul 09, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

CDC Report: Temporary Reassignment of Personnel Requests...

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Scholarships Available: SYNChronicity 2020 Conference –...

SYNC 2020, the National Conference for HIV, HCV, STI and LGBTQ Health, is...

Jul 08, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Scholarships Available: SYNChronicity 2020 Conference –...

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Apply Now: DIS Scholarships for STD Engage 2020...

NCSD and NACCHO are pleased to offer several full scholarships for DIS to...

Jun 24, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Apply Now: DIS Scholarships for STD Engage 2020...

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  • Tools & Resources
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Social Media Resources: National HIV Testing Day

Social media toolkit for National HIV Testing Day, a day to raise awareness...

Jun 24, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Social Media Resources: National HIV Testing Day

  • COVID-19
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Syringe Services Programs and the COVID-19 Pandemic:...

Local health departments (LHDs) are on the frontlines of the opioid crisis,...

Jun 16, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Syringe Services Programs and the COVID-19 Pandemic:...

Ao U Diversity
  • Community Engagement
  • Informatics
  • Opportunity

The Path to One Million: Leveraging the Power of Public...

Since its launch, the All of Us Research Program has enrolled more than 350,000...

Jun 11, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

The Path to One Million: Leveraging the Power of Public...

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