NACCHO Voice

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

  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

NACCHO Exchange: Overdose Crisis

This issue of NACCHO Exchange highlights local health departments’ response efforts to the opioid overdose crisis. The...

Jun 14, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

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  • COVID-19
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic
  • Recommendations

Interim Guidance for Syringe Services Programs

CDC released interim guidance on ways to prevent transmission of COVID-19 at syringe services programs and additional...

May 28, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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

The Impact of COVID-19 on Syringe Services Programs in the United States

A new article in AIDS and Behavior examines the impact of COVID-19 on syringe services programs (SSPs) in the U.S.

May 06, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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

COVID-19 Stimulant Use and Harm Reduction

New fact sheet with recommendations and guidance for people who use stimulants, including cocaine, amphetamine, and...

May 06, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • Tools & Resources
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

HHS Launches Syringe Services Programs Resource Webpage

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) launched a new webpage dedicated to providing useful and timely...

Apr 15, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Webinar
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

Addressing Substance Use Disorder in MCH: LHD Responses to NAS and Strategies for State Title V to Support These Efforts – Recording and Slides

Although the United States is in the throes of an opioid crisis, methamphetamine and other stimulants are still some of...

Mar 13, 2020 | Andrea Grenadier

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

New Fact Sheets: Syringe Services and Safer Drug Use During the COVID-19 Outbreak

Higher Ground Harm Reduction, Reynolds Health Strategies, Harm Reduction Coalition, and Vital Strategies released two...

Mar 11, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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

Webinar Series: Ending the Opioid Epidemic

The MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center (MAAETC) and the Mid-Atlantic Regional Public Health Training Center...

Feb 19, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Behavioral Health
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic
  • Opportunity

Request for Information: Addressing Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder in Maternal Health

As part of the Promoting Innovation in State MCH Policymaking (PRISM) project, implemented in partnership with the...

Feb 18, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • Press Release
  • Awards & Recognition
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

The National Association of County and City Health Officials Awards New Overdose Response Project Funding

Local Health Departments in Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Vermont, and Washington,...

Feb 13, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

Partner Articles

  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Opportunity

New NEHA-FDA Retail Flexible Funding Model Grant Program...

The National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) is excited to announce...

Aug 03, 2021 | Guest Author

New NEHA-FDA Retail Flexible Funding Model Grant Program...

  • 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...

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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