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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Healthcare and Public Health Critical Infrastructure Sector: December 17-31, 2013 Open Source Issue Report

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) provides an Open Source Infrastructure Report which is collected each...

Jan 10, 2014 | Justin Snair

Public Health Law December Report

The Public Health Law Workgroup learned about the development and potential impacts of the Model Aquatic Health Code,...

Jan 08, 2014 | Andy Roszak

Health Impact Assessment: Role of Local Health Departments in Advancing Healthy Public Policies

Tina Yuen, MPH, MCP, CPH, Program Analyst, NACCHO With a growing emphasis for public health practitioners to address...

Jan 08, 2014 | nacchovoice

Essential Functions and Considerations for Hospital Recovery

The Harvard School of Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Exercise Program, in collaboration with the...

Jan 07, 2014 | pbgatekeeper

CDC to Provide Guidance for State and Local Health Departments Through the Model Aquatic Health Code

Each year, there are over 300 million visits to swimming venues. In the United States, there is no federal regulatory...

Jan 07, 2014 | Andy Roszak

The Local Role in Improving Chemical Facility Safety and Security: January Chemical Safety Listening Sessions

Several hundred thousand facilities in communities throughout the United States use, manufacture, store, transport, or...

Jan 06, 2014 | Justin Snair

Public Health Nurses Go Wild after Catching MCH Fever!

Passionate about Public Health? Think Women and Children are OUR Future? Have BIG IDEAS on how to make a difference but...

Jan 06, 2014 | Alyson Jordan

Incident Management Workgroup December Report

The Incident Management Workgroup held its monthly call on Dec. 9. The National Emergency Management...

Jan 06, 2014 | Rachel Schulman

The 2013 National Infrastructure Protection Plan and the Local Role In Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD) Office of Infrastructure...

Jan 06, 2014 | Justin Snair

Medical Reserve Corps Workgroup December Report

The Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) Workgroup convened via conference call on Dec. 12. Justin Snair, Senior Program Analyst...

Jan 06, 2014 | Tahlia Gousse

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2021 RWJF Culture of Health Prize
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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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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

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  • 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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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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