NACCHO Voice

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

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Infectious Disease
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic
  • Research & Reports

Report: Opportunities to Improve Opioid Use Disorder and Infectious Disease Services

Opioid use disorder (OUD) and infectious diseases are intertwined epidemics. In the 1980s, it was realized that human...

Jan 28, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Tools & Resources
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

New CLOUD Library Offers Curated Opioid Use Resources

State policymakers and other decision makers often struggle to make sense of an overwhelming amount of data about...

Jan 22, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Book Club
  • Healthy Living & Prevention
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

Pandora’s Lab: Seven Stories of Science Gone Wrong

By Emily Yox, MPH, Program Analyst, Global Health Each month, NACCHO will bring you a new public health book, read and...

Jan 20, 2020 | Emily Yox

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic
  • Opportunity

Applications Open: HIV and Drug Abuse Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute (RETI)

Now in its ninth year, the Fordham HIV and Drug Abuse Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute (RETI) is a...

Jan 16, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Press Release
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

NACCHO Highlights Local Community Needs to Address the Opioid Epidemic 

NACCHO, representing the country’s nearly 3,000 local health departments sent a letter to Congress to help inform their...

Jan 14, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic
  • Opportunity

Request for Applications: Public Health and Safety Teams (PHAST) Pilot

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) is pleased to offer a funding opportunity to...

Jan 08, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

Request for Applications: Public Health Public Safety Teams (PHAST) Pilot

Applications are due by 11:59 pm T on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 Please direct questions to: opioidepidemic@naccho.org...

Jan 08, 2020 | Andrea Grenadier

  • Tools & Resources
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

New NACCHO Website Tool: The Opioid Epidemic Toolkit for Local Health Departments

NACCHO is featuring a new tool on its website, the Opioid Epidemic Toolkit for Local Health Departments, at...

Mar 21, 2019 | Andrea Grenadier

  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic
  • Social Determinants of Health

On the Front Lines of an Epidemic: Public Health Workforce Initiative Jumpstarts an Opioids Response Project

By Laura H. Franzke, PhD, MPH Population Health Workforce Branch, Division of Scientific Education and Professional...

Jan 09, 2019 | nacchovoice

  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic
  • Social Determinants of Health

Building Community Resilience: Fighting the Opioid Crisis

The opioid epidemic has spread rapidly and uncontrollably through our country and our community. Research consistently...

Sep 26, 2018 | Alyson Jordan

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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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