NACCHO Voice

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

Live Map of World’s Air Pollution Now Available

Plume Labs has launched a new website and mobile phone app that tracks live air pollution levels. Users can check...

Dec 03, 2015 | Katie Regan

USDA Report: Climate Change Likely to Impede Progress on Global Food Security

A new report released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) that examines global food security and its...

Dec 02, 2015 | Katie Regan

How is your local health department preparing for severe winter weather?

Let us know in the comments below.

Dec 01, 2015 | Katie Regan

Global Climate Change Talks Begin in Paris

President Barack Obama and other White House officials are in Paris this week attending the 2015 United Nations Climate...

Dec 01, 2015 | Katie Regan

CDC Releases Preventing Foodborne Illness Outbreaks Infographic

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH) has released a...

Dec 01, 2015 | Katie Regan

Funding Available to Support Environmental Health Interns at Local Health Departments

The National Environmental Health Association (NEHA), in collaboration with the Association of Environmental Health...

Dec 01, 2015 | Katie Regan

U.S. Federal Agencies Announce Plan to Cut Greenhouse Gases

U.S. federal agencies will cut greenhouse gas emissions to 41.8% below their 2008 levels by 2025, the White House...

Nov 30, 2015 | Katie Regan

NACCHO Updates Health and Disability Policy Statement

NACCHO’s Health and Disability Program recently updated its policy statement. NACCHO fellow Erin Linden, MPH student at...

Nov 23, 2015 | Katie Regan

FDA Releases New Resource on Sampling

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced a new resource to share more information about its sampling...

Nov 23, 2015 | Katie Regan

October 2015 Hottest on Record

Much like the months that preceded it, October 2015 closed out the calendar with the dubious honor of being the hottest...

Nov 18, 2015 | Katie Regan

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Syringe Services Programs and the COVID-19 Pandemic:...

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NCSD Brief: At-Home Self-Collection Lab Testing for...

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NCSD Releases STD Billing Toolkit

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Jun 10, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

NCSD Releases STD Billing Toolkit

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