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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The Role of the Public Health Nurse In Disaster Preparedness, Response, and Recovery

The Association of Public Health Nurses has released an updated position paper entitled “The Role of the Public...

Jan 21, 2014 | pbgatekeeper

How Information Flows During Emergencies

In this article from MIT Technology Review, authors explore how mobile phone data can shed light on the behaviors of...

Jan 21, 2014 | pbgatekeeper

NACCHO Funds 29 Innovative Public Health Projects through the Medical Reserve Corps Challenge Award

NACCHO, in partnership with the Division of the Civilian Volunteer Medical Reserve Corps, has selected 29 Medical...

Jan 16, 2014 | pbgatekeeper

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City of Champions Give Babies a Future

In 2010 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the City of Champions captured the title "most livable city in America" for the...

Jan 16, 2014 | Guest Author

Opinion: Health reform can lead to more resilient communities

Dr. Nicole Lurie, Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response at the U.S. Department of Health and Human...

Jan 15, 2014 | Sara Rubin

NACCHO Members Carry their Message to Capitol Hill

By Eli Briggs, Director of Government Affairs, NACCHO On Dec. 12, 2013, a record number of local health officials went...

Jan 15, 2014 | nacchovoice

The Hazmat Spill in West Virginia: What It Means for Local Public and Environmental Health

A week after Freedom Industries leaked approximately 7,500 gallons of 4-methylcyclohexane methanol (MCHM) from a...

Jan 14, 2014 | Justin Snair

Health and Disability Fellowship Available at NACCHO

NACCHO is seeking applications for two paid graduate-level fellowships to work as a part of the Health and Disability...

Jan 13, 2014 | pbgatekeeper

ASTHO/NEMA EMAC Advisory Committee and Joint Policy Workgroup Meetings

Date: December 17-18, 2013 Staff Representative: Scott Fisher Member Representative: John Degnan (Dec 18) Highlights:...

Jan 10, 2014 | Scott Fisher

Informal Coalition on Biodefense

Date: December 12, 2013 Staff Representative: Scott Fisher Member Representative: N/A Highlights: NACCHO participated...

Jan 10, 2014 | Scott Fisher

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2021 RWJF Culture of Health Prize
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  • 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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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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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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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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Scholarships Available: SYNChronicity 2020 Conference –...

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

Jul 08, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

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 (she/her)

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

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  • 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 (she/her)

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 (she/her)

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

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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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NCSD Brief: At-Home Self-Collection Lab Testing for...

The National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) developed a technical assistance...

Jun 10, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

NCSD Brief: At-Home Self-Collection Lab Testing for...

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

NCSD Releases STD Billing Toolkit

The National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) released STD TAC Billing...

Jun 10, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

NCSD Releases STD Billing Toolkit

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NCSD Webinar: At-Home HIV & STI Testing – The Lab...

Part 4 in a series of webinars discussing at-home HIV & STI testing at health...

Jun 10, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

NCSD Webinar: At-Home HIV & STI Testing – The Lab...

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