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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Better Balance in Broome with Fall Prevention Programs

(BINGHAMTON, NY) – During National Public Health Week the Broome County Health Department is putting the emphasis on...

Aug 07, 2013 | Alyson Jordan

Arm Floats

Recently I was talking with a community group about injury prevention and ways they could incorporate lessons and safe...

Aug 07, 2013 | Alyson Jordan

Healing from Trauma

While participating in a trauma training workshop on January 19, 2012 to learn how to enhance skills on how to work...

Aug 07, 2013 | Alyson Jordan

Importance of Wearing a Seatbelt

The story I will tell is about the importance of wearing a seatbelt.

Aug 07, 2013 | Alyson Jordan

  • Healthy Living & Prevention

Hoarding

My name is Christine Connolly and I am the Director of Health and Human Services for the Town of Arlington, MA. I have...

Aug 07, 2013 | Guest Author

Changed My Life Forever

My name is Bonnie Brantley, I started out my career as a Emergency Medical Technician. I got in to this career to help...

Aug 07, 2013 | Alyson Jordan

Anyone Can Get Poisoned and Everyone Needs the Poison Center

I was looking forward to celebrating Cinco de mayo with friends one Saturday night and was preparing a jalapeno cheddar...

Aug 07, 2013 | Alyson Jordan

Breast Cancer Survivor Dragon Boat Racing

Three Rivers District Health Department received a grant from the Komen affiliate in Lexington, KY to purchase a dragon...

Aug 07, 2013 | Alyson Jordan

Motivators Not Just Inspectors

In the past, when someone wanted to open a small scale food business, I would mail the multitude of codes, applications...

Aug 07, 2013 | Alyson Jordan

MERS-CoV: Preparing Locally for a Global Concern

By Leah Moriarty, Public Health Preparedness Intern, NACCHO The Johnson County (KS) Department of Health and...

Aug 05, 2013 | nacchovoice

Partner Articles

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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 (she/her)

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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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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  • Tools & Resources
  • Healthy Living & Prevention
  • Parks

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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  • Tools & Resources

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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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

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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  • Tools & Resources
  • 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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  • Community Engagement
  • Informatics
  • Opportunity

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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