NACCHO Voice

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

The Role of Public Health in Terrorism and Active Shooter Preparedness and Response

In light of the recent events in Paris and San Bernardino, CA, active shooter and terrorism situations have dominated...

Jan 06, 2016 | Mary Hodges

Tips and Tools to Help Strengthen Winter Weather Preparedness

This post originally ran on NACCHO’s Healthy People, Healthy Places blog. For more environmental health news and...

Dec 17, 2015 | Mary Hodges

Department of Homeland Security Releases New Terrorism Bulletin

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security released a new National Terrorism Advisory System (NTSA) bulletin on December...

Dec 17, 2015 | Mary Hodges

International Day of Persons with Disabilities: How Local Health Departments Can Promote Inclusion

By Meredith Williams, Health and Disability Fellow, NACCHO On December 3, 2015, the global community commemorated the...

Dec 15, 2015 | Mary Hodges

CDC’s Winter Weather Toolkit Now Live

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), between 2006 and 2010 about 6,600 U.S. residents...

Dec 09, 2015 | Mary Hodges

Building a Culture of Health Before Disaster Strikes

By Susan Dentzer, Senior Policy Adviser to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Over three years have passed since...

Dec 08, 2015 | Mary Hodges

DHS Releases Chemical Defense Resources Guide

The Department of Homeland Security Office of Health Affairs (DHS-OHA) compiled a resource guide for community health...

Dec 02, 2015 | Mary Hodges

Using Participatory Disease Surveillance Data through Flu Near You

This post originally ran on NACCHO’s Healthy People, Healthy Places blog. For more environmental health news and...

Nov 24, 2015 | Mary Hodges

View NACCHO’s MRC Challenge Awards Webinar

NACCHO invites you to view the Medical Reserve Corps Challenge Awards webinar to explore the 2015-2016 awards season....

Nov 21, 2015 | Mary Hodges

HHS to Obtain Two Inhalational Anthrax Treatments for National Supply

In order to better protect the American people, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the...

Nov 20, 2015 | Mary Hodges

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Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships...

NACCHO is pleased to launch the three revised assessments of Mobilizing for...

Nov 22, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships...

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RFP: NACCHO Seeking a Graphic Designer for New MAPP 2.0...

NACCHO is seeking a qualified consultant to provide graphic design for the new...

Nov 07, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

RFP: NACCHO Seeking a Graphic Designer for New MAPP 2.0...

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We are partnering with Climate for Health and ecoAmerica to offer an...

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New Resource: BLOC COVID Video Series

This video series was developed from interviews with BLOC COVID funded sites to...

Jul 06, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson, Candice Young

New Resource: BLOC COVID Video Series

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Partnering for Pediatric Vaccinations

Florida Department of Health in Manatee County has been leading the way in...

Jun 17, 2022 | Amiris Roberson

Partnering for Pediatric Vaccinations

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NACCHO Announces Ten Health Department Grantees to...

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), with...

May 18, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

NACCHO Announces Ten Health Department Grantees to...

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World Hand Hygiene Day 2022

This year’s theme for World Hand Hygiene Day on May 5 is focused on recognizing...

May 04, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson

World Hand Hygiene Day 2022

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Public Health Groups Announce Grantees for National...

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) and the...

Apr 07, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

Public Health Groups Announce Grantees for National...

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Multi-faceted EPA Research Addressing Threats to Public...

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) researchers are working to...

Sep 27, 2021 | Guest Author

Multi-faceted EPA Research Addressing Threats to Public...

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NACCHO and the Alzheimer’s Association Collaborating to...

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO),...

Sep 21, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

NACCHO and the Alzheimer’s Association Collaborating to...

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Responding to Per- And Polyfluoroalkyl Substances in...

On August 12, 2021, NACCHO and AAAS’s EPI Center hosted a webinar on PFAS...

Aug 27, 2021 | Guest Author

Responding to Per- And Polyfluoroalkyl Substances in...

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NEHA-FDA RFFM Mentorship Program in partnership with the...

Applications for the program are now open from September 9 through November 15,...

Aug 03, 2021 | Guest Author

NEHA-FDA RFFM Mentorship Program in partnership with the...

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