NACCHO Voice

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

NACCHO Annual 2017: Bridging Clinical Medicine and Population Health

By Lindsay Tiffany, Lead of Publications, NACCHO On July 11–13, more than 1,200 local health department (LHD) leaders...

Jul 18, 2017 | NacchoVoice

NACCHO Releases Research Brief Highlighting Local Health Department Environmental Health Activities

In January 2017, NACCHO released findings from the 2016 National Profile of Local Health Departments, a comprehensive...

Jul 17, 2017 | Anastasia Sonneman

  • Preparedness Profile

The Public Health Emergency Preparedness Landscape: Findings from the 2016 Preparedness Profile Assessment

In June 2016, NACCHO conducted the second Preparedness Profile assessment to gather information about preparedness...

Jul 11, 2017 | Katie Dwyer

NACCHO Outgoing President Claude-Alix Jacob, MPH, Reflects on His Year at the Helm of NACCHO and Charts a Course for the Future

Interview by Lindsay Tiffany, Lead of Publications, NACCHO Claude-Alix Jacob, MPH, Chief Public Health Officer for the...

Jun 28, 2017 | NacchoVoice

Growing Informatics Capabilities at Local Health Departments Can Effectively Address Poor Health Outcomes and Improve Efficiency

This entry is the first in a series of “NACCHO Annual preview” blog posts, which feature interviews with presenters...

Jun 13, 2017 | NacchoVoice

Member Spotlight: Director and Health Officer Dawn C. Allicock Discusses Innovative Management Models and Addresses the Public Health Effects of Zika and Hurricane Matthew

Interview by Taylarr Lopez, Communications Specialist, NACCHO NACCHO’s Member Spotlight series features interviews with...

Jun 06, 2017 | NacchoVoice

Newly Released: Preparedness and Emergency Response Research Center Toolkit Inventory

The Preparedness and Emergency Response Research Centers (PERRCs) conducted research to evaluate the structure,...

May 30, 2017 | Anastasia Sonneman

NACCHO Releases Research Brief Highlighting Local Health Department Emergency Preparedness Activities

In January 2017, NACCHO released findings from the 2016 National Profile of Local Health Departments, a comprehensive...

May 23, 2017 | Anastasia Sonneman

TA Resources: Integrating Behavioral Health and Primary Care

The Center for Integrated Health Solutions (CIHS), operated by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services...

May 12, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

Improving the Health of Communities by Investing in Tomorrow’s Workforce Today

By Claude-Alix Jacob, MPH, NACCHO President and Chief Public Health Officer for the Cambridge Public Health Department...

May 04, 2017 | NacchoVoice

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Mar 01, 2024 | Andrea Grenadier

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Feb 08, 2024 | Andrea Grenadier

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The EPA’s Small Communities, Big Challenges Competition encourages local...

Nov 16, 2023 | Anu Varma

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Oct 16, 2023

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  • Community Engagement

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Oct 12, 2023 | Anu Varma

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  • COVID-19
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Central District Health Department

The Building Local Operational Capacity for COVID-19, Healthcare-Associated...

Sep 11, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Central District Health Department

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  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
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  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Calhoun County Health Department

The Building Local Operational Capacity for COVID-19, Healthcare-Associated...

Sep 08, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Calhoun County Health Department

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Getting into the Groove: School-Located Vaccination...

NACCHO’s Immunization team has developed the School-Located Vaccination Clinic...

Aug 31, 2023 | Kayla Miller, PHAP

Getting into the Groove: School-Located Vaccination...

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  • Community Health Assessment and Improvement Planning
  • Community Engagement
  • Healthy People 2030

New Resource: A Guide to Aligning Healthy People 2030...

To help address the social determinants of health and advance health equity,...

Aug 14, 2023 | Andrea Grenadier

New Resource: A Guide to Aligning Healthy People 2030...

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  • COVID-19
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Pima County

The Building Local Operational Capacity for COVID-19, Healthcare-Associated...

Aug 14, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Pima County

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  • Community Resilience
  • Immunization
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Community health workers meet people where they are to...

The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted what we already know to be true: higher-risk...

Aug 10, 2023 | Dominique Baradaran, MSM, Interim Chief of Community Health, Oklahoma City- County Health Department

Community health workers meet people where they are to...

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