NACCHO Voice

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

Disease Intervention Specialist Training: An Evolving Part of the Public Health Workforce

By Julie Hartley, Disease Intervention Specialist, Monroe County (IN) Health Department Disease intervention...

Feb 17, 2016 | Guest Author

Technical Consultation on the Elimination of Perinatal Hepatitis B in the U.S.: What Local Health Departments Can Do

By Cynthia English, RN BSN, Communicable Disease Specialist, Saint Louis County (MO) Department of Public Health...

Feb 09, 2016 | Guest Author

World Cancer Day 2016: We can, I can; What can local health departments do?

The theme for World Cancer Day 2016 is “We can, I can.” Join NACCHO on February 4 in efforts to unite the world’s...

Feb 03, 2016 | Guest Author

Using Data to Improve Outcomes along the HIV Care Continuum: Lessons Learned from the 2015 National HIV Prevention Conference

By Ejay Jack, Community Health Program Supervisor, Hennepin County (MN) Public Health In December 2015, the National...

Jan 29, 2016 | Guest Author

National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week 2016: Shatter the Myths about Drugs and Alcohol

NACCHO is partnering with The National Institute on Drug Abuse to promote National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week from...

Jan 11, 2016 | Guest Author

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Partnering with Latino Organizations to Create Resilient Communities

Partnering with trusted community-serving organizations to relay critical information to non-English speaking...

Jan 06, 2016 | Guest Author

Protect Yourself While Pregnant: Food Safety Resources for Local Health Departments

By Brittany C. Woodland, Congressional and Public Affairs Specialist, Food Safety and Inspection Service, U.S....

Dec 10, 2015 | Guest Author

  • Social Determinants of Health

Our Branding Process: Improving Public Health Communications

Do people in your community recognize your health department, what you do, why you matter, and how you make a...

Dec 07, 2015 | Guest Author

NACCHO Statement on the Recent San Bernardino Shooting

Dear NACCHO Family: Our work in public health requires that we place ourselves squarely on the frontlines in keeping...

Dec 04, 2015 | Guest Author

NACCHO Launches Fracking Project with Associated Webpage and Resources

By Nick Oschman, former NACCHO Environmental Health Intern NACCHO has launched a new webpage to support its project on...

Nov 23, 2015 | Guest Author

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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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  • 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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  • 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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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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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

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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