NACCHO Voice

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

  • COVID-19
  • School Safety

Webinar Recording: The Impact of COVID-19 on School Re-Opening

The recording and presentation slides are now available for NACCHO's webinar on the impact of COVID-19 on school...

Oct 08, 2020 | Beth Hess

Self care
  • COVID-19
  • Healthy Living & Prevention

Mini Modules to Relieve Stress for Healthcare Workers Responding to COVID-19

ASPR TRACIE has developed mini modules to help those responding to COVID-19 recognize and reduce their stress levels...

Oct 08, 2020 | Beth Hess

Covid
  • COVID-19
  • School Safety

CDC Releases Interim Guidance for Contact Tracing in K-12 Schools, Institutions of Higher Education

CDC has released interim contact tracing guidance for K-12 schools and institutions of higher education (IHEs) to...

Oct 02, 2020 | Beth Hess

Webinar
  • COVID-19
  • Webinar

Webinar: COVID-19: Electronic Case Reporting Usage at the National, State, and Local Level

NACCHO invites local health department leadership and staff to participate in a webinar, COVID-19: Electronic Case...

Oct 02, 2020 | Beth Hess

Prep Summit2021
  • Opportunity

Call for Abstracts: 2021 Preparedness Summit

We Need YOU! Share Your Expertise at the 2021 Preparedness Summit.

Sep 24, 2020 | Beth Hess

  • COVID-19
  • Immunization

CDC’s COVID-19 Vaccination Program Interim Playbook for Jurisdiction Operations

On September 16, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) along with the Department of Defense (DOD) released...

Sep 24, 2020 | Amy Frandsen

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  • COVID-19
  • Webinar
  • School Safety

Webinar: The Impact of COVID-19 on School Re-Opening

NACCHO invites local health department leadership and staff to participate in a webinar on “the Impact of COVID-19 on...

Sep 23, 2020 | Beth Hess

Vaccine
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Immunization

COVID Vaccine Strategy Released

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Department of Defense (DoD) have released two documents...

Sep 23, 2020 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • School Safety

CDC Guidance Released - Indicators for School Decision Making

The CDC has released guidance that proposes core and secondary indicators that States, Tribes, Localities, Territories,...

Sep 23, 2020 | Beth Hess

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  • Tools & Resources

National Preparedness Month 2020: Teach Youth About Preparedness

Week four of National Preparedness Month reminds us to include the whole family in disaster planning—including children...

Sep 23, 2020 | Beth Hess

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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

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...

Covid
  • 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...

Wildfire
  • 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

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

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

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

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

Ao U Diversity
  • 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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