NACCHO Voice

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

Vaccine
  • COVID-19
  • Webinar
  • Immunization
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Webinar: Building Vaccine Confidence for COVID-19 Vaccines in Adolescents

Join this webinar on Tuesday, June 22, 3:00-4:00 pm ET.

Jun 03, 2021 | Beth Hess

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

CDC Updates Information on COVID-19 and People with Substance Use Disorder: Highlights Value of Vaccination

Health officials have released an update that individuals with substance use disorders (SUD) are at a heightened risk...

May 28, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

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

Key Questions: HIV and COVID-19

This analysis explores key questions around COVID-19 and HIV – what we know and what we are still learning.

May 28, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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

Decreases in Hepatitis C Testing and Treatment During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic caused major decreases in hepatitis C virus testing and treatment, hindering efforts to meet WHO...

May 28, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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

Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Chlamydia and Gonorrhea Screening in the U.S.

A new study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine found that COVID-19 caused a significant reduction in...

May 28, 2021 | Julia Zigman, Guest Author

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

NACCHO 360 Session Highlight: The Future of Local Health Department HIV, STI, Hepatitis & Harm Reduction Programs

The 2021 NACCHO 360 conference will offer loads of sharing sessions with topics ranging from climate change and...

May 28, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar

Environmental Health & COVID-19 Resource Roundup – Upcoming Webinars on Infection Control in Schools, Real World Cleaning Methods, and an Upgraded Disinfection Toolkit

Roundup of resources from NACCHO and partners as of May 26, 2021.

May 26, 2021 | Anu Varma

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  • COVID-19
  • Health Ethics & Law
  • Policy
  • Workforce Development

New Report: Public Health Authority: Dangerous for Public Health

This new report by NACCHO and the Network for Public Health Law, with assistance from Johns Hopkins and many others,...

May 25, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • COVID-19
  • Webinar

Webinar: Infection Prevention and Control in Schools

Join this webinar on June 10, 3:00-4:00 pm ET.

May 21, 2021 | Beth Hess

Webinar
  • COVID-19
  • Webinar

Webinar: COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Text Messaging Strategies

Join this webinar on June 8, 3:00-4:00 pm ET.

May 21, 2021 | Beth Hess

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...

Ci  Climate  Change
  • 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...

Water Fountain
  • 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...

Wildfire
  • 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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