NACCHO Voice

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

  • Health in All Policies
  • Mental Health

Local Health Departments Engage in Outreach with Members of Congress

By Eli Briggs, Senior Government Affairs Director, NACCHO  Last month, during the annual Congressional summer recess,...

Aug 27, 2019 | NacchoVoice, Eli Briggs

  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Infectious Disease

Webinar Recording: Raising Sepsis Awareness in Your Community

Sepsis is the body’s life-threatening response to infection that affects 1.7 million people and takes 270,000 lives...

Aug 26, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

  • Policy

NACCHO Honors Anthony L-T Chen as its 2019 Advocate of the Year

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) named Anthony L-T Chen, MD, MPH, Director of...

Aug 13, 2019 | NacchoVoice

  • Community Health Assessment and Improvement Planning
  • Medical Countermeasures

NACCHO/ASPR Announce 2019 National Health Security Award Winners

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) and the Office of the Assistant Secretary for...

Jul 31, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

  • Awards & Recognition
  • Leadership

NACCHO Annual 2019: Improving the Nation’s Health through Public and Private Partnerships

By Taylarr Lopez, Communications Specialist, NACCHO On July 9–11, over 1,300 local public health professionals gathered...

Jul 16, 2019 | NacchoVoice

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

NACCHO Annual 2019: HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis Sessions 

On July 9-11, local health department staff and their partners from around the country will gather at NACCHO Annual in...

Jul 02, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response
  • Extreme Weather
  • Podcast

Podcast from Washington: Preparedness Lessons from Hurricane Harvey

In this week’s episode of Podcast from Washington, Ian Goldstein and Eli Briggs discuss the public health...

Jun 28, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

  • President's Corner

Final Reflections: Outgoing NACCHO President Kevin Sumner Reflects on His Term and Hopes for the Future

Interview by Taylarr Lopez, Communications Specialist, NACCHO Let me preface this conversation by mentioning how hard...

Jun 28, 2019 | NacchoVoice

  • Community Health Assessment and Improvement Planning
  • Food Safety & Inspection

Retail Program Standards Blog Series: Standard 9

For the last several months, NACCHO has featured the progress that communities across the country have made in retail...

Jun 07, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • All of Us
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

Requests for Information: Local Health Department HIV, STI, and Hepatitis Practice

NACCHO’s HIV, STI, and Viral Hepatitis program aims to strengthen the capacity of local health departments (LHDs) to...

Jun 04, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

Partner Articles

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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization

NACCHO Recognizes Second Anniversary of First COVID-19...

NACCHO and leading partners recognize December 14, 2022 as the two-year...

Dec 15, 2022 | Nicholas Holmes

NACCHO Recognizes Second Anniversary of First COVID-19...

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Community Health Assessment and Improvement Planning
  • Community Engagement

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...

MAPP Roadmap
  • Funding Opportunity
  • Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP)
  • Opportunity

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...

  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Training

Join us for a Climate for Health Ambassadors Training at...

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

Jul 11, 2022 | Anu Varma

Join us for a Climate for Health Ambassadors Training at...

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Community Health
  • ID Featured

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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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization

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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  • Press Release

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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  • Webinar
  • Community Health
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control
  • Infectious Disease

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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  • Press Release

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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  • Tools & Resources
  • Hazards & Health Effects

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...

Alzheimers Disease
  • Press Release

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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  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Water Quality

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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