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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Disaster, Disease, and Distress: Resources to Promote Psychological Health and Resilience in Military and Civilian Communities

The Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress (CSTS) has released a new report entitled “Disaster, Disease, and...

Dec 11, 2013 | pbgatekeeper

mHealth Summit Poster Presentation

For the third year, NACCHO staff will attend the mHealth Summit (Dec. 8-11, 2013), the world’s largest mobile health...

Dec 10, 2013 | Sara Rubin

National Health Security Preparedness Index Offers Local Health Departments the Opportunity to Contribute to National Preparedness Dialogue

By Alyson Jordan, Communications Specialist, NACCHO This post originally ran on NACCHO’s new Preparedness Brief...

Dec 09, 2013 | nacchovoice

National Influenza Vaccination Week: It’s Not Too Late to Vaccinate

This week is National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW). The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...

Dec 09, 2013 | Guest Author

FEMA Updates Continuity Tools

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has updated its Continuity Assistance Tool and two continuity planning...

Dec 09, 2013 | pbgatekeeper

NACCHO to Create New Mobile Application for the Medical Reserve Corps

NACCHO is excited to announce the development of a mobile application for MRC unit leaders and volunteers to use for...

Dec 06, 2013 | pbgatekeeper

Truck Carrying Radioactive Material Found After It Was Stolen In Mexico

A truck transporting radiotherapy equipment containing the radioactive isotope colbalt-60 has been found after it was...

Dec 06, 2013 | Lisa Brown

Disaster Response Template Toolkit

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has released a “Disaster Response Template Toolkit.” This...

Dec 06, 2013 | pbgatekeeper

National Health Security Strategy Stakeholder Webinar

Date: Nov. 12, 2013 Staff Representative: Scott Fisher Member Representative: N/A Scott Fisher represented NACCHO and...

Dec 06, 2013 | Scott Fisher

The Impact of the Affordable Care Act on U.S. Preparedness Resources and Programs: An Institute of Medicine Workshop

Date: Nov. 18-19, 2013 Staff: Jack Herrmann, Laura Hanen, Michelle Zamperetti, Roland Gamache Members: Karen DeSalvo...

Dec 06, 2013 | Jack Herrmann

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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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