NACCHO Voice

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

  • Tools & Resources

CDC PHEP Operational Readiness Review Interim Guidance & Important Information for Local Planning Jurisdictions

In March 2021, CDC announced it is expanding the Operational Readiness Review (ORR) guidance to assess all-hazards...

Apr 28, 2021 | Beth Hess

Covid
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources

Guidance for Operating Youth and Summer Camps During COVID-19

The CDC has released guidance intended for all types of youth day camps with additional guidance provided for overnight...

Apr 26, 2021 | Beth Hess

Coronavirus COVID 19
  • COVID-19
  • Webinar

Webinar: COVID-19 Vaccine Breakthrough Cases

Join this webinar on May 4, 3:00-4:30 pm ET.

Apr 26, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Medical Reserve Corps

Celebrating Medical Reserve Corps Volunteers

In celebration of National Volunteer Month, and this, National Volunteer Week, we are highlighting just a few of the...

Apr 22, 2021 | Beth Hess

Webinar
  • COVID-19
  • Webinar
  • Global Health
  • Immunization

Webinar: Global, Regional, and Local Approaches to COVID-19 Vaccine Equity: Sharing lessons for World Immunization Week

Join this webinar on Tuesday, April 27, 3:00-4:00 pm ET

Apr 21, 2021 | Beth Hess

Covid
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar

Communicating COVID-19 Vaccine Efficacy and Effectiveness

The Societal Experts Action Network (SEAN) has released, Understanding and Communicating about COVID-19 Vaccine...

Apr 20, 2021 | Beth Hess

  • Webinar
  • Health & Disability
  • Immunization

Forum: Breaking Down Barriers for People Who Have Challenges Accessing COVID-19 Vaccination

This virtual forum takes place Wednesday, April 21 at 2:30 pm EDT.

Apr 19, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • Training

Recap: 2021 Preparedness Summit

The 2021 Preparedness Summit, presented virtually April 13 to 15, offered the 1,100 engaging with the conference a...

Apr 16, 2021 | Beth Hess

  • Opportunity

Apply to be Your State’s Representative on the Preparedness Policy Advisory Group

NACCHO is accepting applications for the Preparedness Policy Advisory Group (PPAG).

Apr 12, 2021 | Beth Hess

  • Tools & Resources
  • Health & Disability

Online Training: Prepared4ALL: Whole Community Inclusive Emergency Planning

This free self-paced online training aims to help disability organizations increase their knowledge about emergency...

Apr 08, 2021 | Beth Hess

Partner Articles

  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Opportunity

New NEHA-FDA Retail Flexible Funding Model Grant Program...

The National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) is excited to announce...

Aug 03, 2021 | Guest Author

New NEHA-FDA Retail Flexible Funding Model Grant Program...

  • COVID-19

Investing in Evidence to Inform How to Rebuild the U.S....

Associate Professor, Erika Martin and Betty Bekemeier (University of Washington...

Apr 07, 2021 | Guest Author

Investing in Evidence to Inform How to Rebuild the U.S....

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Accreditation & Quality Improvement
  • Opportunity
  • Performance Improvement

Improving Social Determinants of Health – Getting...

NACCHO is pleased to announced the release of three Request for Proposals to...

Feb 17, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

Improving Social Determinants of Health – Getting...

Ci  Climate  Change
  • Climate Change
  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Policy

NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners in Calling on the...

NACCHO joins leading public health organizations in signing a declaration...

Jan 27, 2021 | Anu Varma

NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners in Calling on the...

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  • COVID-19
  • Health in All Policies
  • Leadership
  • Workforce Development

Preparing Your Local Health Department for the Future

If the pandemic has taught us one thing, it is the importance of preparedness....

Jan 15, 2021 | Guest Author

Preparing Your Local Health Department for the Future

  • Tools & Resources
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Promoting Healthy Weight Success Stories & New Online...

The CHOICES Project at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health launched...

Dec 26, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

Promoting Healthy Weight Success Stories & New Online...

Water Fountain
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Water Quality

Purdue University’s New Water Systems Course Designed to...

Purdue is partnering with NACCHO to offer this online course at a discount for...

Dec 04, 2020 | Emily D'Angelo

Purdue University’s New Water Systems Course Designed to...

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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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