NACCHO Voice

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

  • Food Safety & Inspection

FDA Reopens Comment Period on General Principles for Food Standards Modernization

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is reopening the comment period on a 2005 proposed rule to establish a set of...

Feb 20, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

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  • Press Release
  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Opportunity

NACCHO and FDA Announce the Ninth Year of the Retail Program Standards Mentorship Program

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) has announced the ninth cohort of a mentorship...

Feb 12, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

  • Press Release

NACCHO Statement on the President’s FY 2021 Budget

Billions Cut from CDC During a Public Health Emergency Endangers the Public’s Health

Feb 11, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

  • Food Safety & Inspection

NACCHO Announces 2020 Food Service Guidelines Action Institute

NACCHO and the Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE) in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and...

Feb 11, 2020 | NacchoVoice

  • Press Release
  • Food Safety & Inspection

The National Association of County and City Health Officials Announces 2020 Food Service Guidelines Action Institute

Feb 10, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

  • Tools & Resources
  • Food Safety & Inspection

FDA Releases Small Entity Compliance Guide on the Nutrition and Supplement Facts Labels

The Food and Drug Administration today announced the availability of a Small Entity Compliance Guide (SECG) to help...

Feb 03, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Book Club
  • Healthy Living & Prevention
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

Pandora’s Lab: Seven Stories of Science Gone Wrong

By Emily Yox, MPH, Program Analyst, Global Health Each month, NACCHO will bring you a new public health book, read and...

Jan 20, 2020 | Emily Yox

  • Food Safety & Inspection

FDA Issues Final Guidance on Serving Sizes, Dual-Column Labeling

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a final guidance to help manufacturers of packaged foods comply with the...

Jan 02, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Access to Care
  • Emergency Response
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

NACCHO Year in Review

What a year 2019 was! At times it seemed like a non-stop roller coaster with plenty of hills and valleys for public...

Dec 20, 2019 | Taylarr Lopez

  • Food Safety & Inspection

NACCHO and FDA Announce the Ninth Year of the Retail Program Standards Mentorship Program

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) has announced the ninth cohort of a mentorship...

Dec 17, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

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
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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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  • 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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