NACCHO Voice

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

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House Passes Public Safety Legislation to Support Mental Health and Violence Prevention

On Thursday, the House of Representatives passed a package of public safety legislation, including two bills related to...

Sep 23, 2022 | Lluvia Botello, Kerry Allen

  • Funding Opportunity
  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Injury and Violence Prevention

Funding Opportunity: Health Equity and Overdose Prevention Mentorship Program

Applications must be submitted to [email protected] by Friday, August 19, 2022, at 8:00 pm E.T.

Jul 19, 2022 | Angie McPherson

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  • Press Release

2022 NACCHO360 Annual Conference, July 19-21 in Atlanta

Local health department leaders, public health partners, and invited guests will convene at the 2022 National...

Jul 18, 2022 | Theresa Spinner

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  • Press Release

NACCHO Applauds Passage of Safer Communities Act

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), on behalf of the nearly 3,000 local health...

Jun 28, 2022 | Adriane Casalotti

Four Quadrants of Care
  • Access to Care
  • Community Health
  • Injury and Violence Prevention
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

The Power of Local Health Departments in Addressing the Overdose Crisis

In alignment with this strategy, NACCHO partners with CDC to support local health departments (LHDs) in conducting...

May 10, 2022 | Jordan Royster and Kellie Hall

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Injury and Violence Prevention
  • Substance Use Disorder

Request For Applications: Harm Reduction Practices and Services: Academic Detailing Pilot Project

NACCHO is offering a funding opportunity to develop key messages that can be delivered through one-on-one educational...

Apr 19, 2022 | Audrey Eisemann

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)
  • Behavioral Health
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

CDC Funding Opportunity Now Open: Integrating Positive and Adverse Childhood Experiences into Pediatric Care (IPACE): Academic Detailing Pilot Project

This project aims to identify & support teams to pilot materials for academic detailers that address ACEs and PCEs...

Mar 30, 2022 | Camille Adams

  • HIV, STI, Viral Hepatitis, and Harm Reduction Digest

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HIV, STI, Viral Hepatitis, and Harm Reduction Digest: March 3, 2022

Mar 03, 2022

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Injury and Violence Prevention
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic
  • Substance Use Disorder

Request for Applications: Substance Use Stigma Assessment and Response (SSAR)

NACCHO will award up to five counties or cities to implement intervention to assess and respond to substance use...

Feb 22, 2022 | Francis Higgins

Sunstance use recovery
  • Funding Opportunity
  • Injury and Violence Prevention
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic
  • Substance Use Disorder

Request for Application: Substance Use Stigma Assessment and Response (SSAR)

NACCHO will award up to five counties or cities to implement intervention to assess and respond to substance...

Feb 22, 2022 | Francis Higgins

Partner Articles

NACCHO Cognitive Health Guide FINAL 1
  • Tools & Resources
  • Healthy Aging
  • Healthy Living & Prevention
  • Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP)

New NACCHO Resource: Integrating Brain Health into...

NACCHO, in partnership with the Alzheimer’s Association, is thrilled to launch...

Mar 01, 2024 | Andrea Grenadier

New NACCHO Resource: Integrating Brain Health into...

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • COVID-19
  • Immunization
  • Partnerships

Request for Proposals: Technical Assistance to Improve...

NACCHO, with support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),...

Feb 12, 2024 | Tori Decea

Request for Proposals: Technical Assistance to Improve...

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  • Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP)
  • Performance Improvement
  • Workforce Development

Register to Attend a Mobilizing for Action through...

Registration is now open for NACCHO’s in-person Mobilizing for Action through...

Feb 08, 2024 | Andrea Grenadier

Register to Attend a Mobilizing for Action through...

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  • Opportunity

Win $25,000 in cash prizes. Share your innovative...

The EPA’s Small Communities, Big Challenges Competition encourages local...

Nov 16, 2023 | Anu Varma

Win $25,000 in cash prizes. Share your innovative...

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Join Novavax for a Webinar About Their New Covid-19...

Join NACCHO and our Platinum Affiliate Business Partner, Novavax, on November...

Oct 16, 2023

Join Novavax for a Webinar About Their New Covid-19...

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  • Community Engagement

It’s Children’s Environmental Health Day today!

Celebrate with us!

Oct 12, 2023 | Anu Varma

It’s Children’s Environmental Health Day today!

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  • COVID-19
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Central District Health Department

The Building Local Operational Capacity for COVID-19, Healthcare-Associated...

Sep 11, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Central District Health Department

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  • COVID-19
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Calhoun County Health Department

The Building Local Operational Capacity for COVID-19, Healthcare-Associated...

Sep 08, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Calhoun County Health Department

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Getting into the Groove: School-Located Vaccination...

NACCHO’s Immunization team has developed the School-Located Vaccination Clinic...

Aug 31, 2023 | Kayla Miller, PHAP

Getting into the Groove: School-Located Vaccination...

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Community Health Assessment and Improvement Planning
  • Community Engagement
  • Healthy People 2030

New Resource: A Guide to Aligning Healthy People 2030...

To help address the social determinants of health and advance health equity,...

Aug 14, 2023 | Andrea Grenadier

New Resource: A Guide to Aligning Healthy People 2030...

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  • COVID-19
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Pima County

The Building Local Operational Capacity for COVID-19, Healthcare-Associated...

Aug 14, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Pima County

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  • Community Engagement
  • Community Resilience
  • Immunization
  • Vaccine Hesitancy

Community health workers meet people where they are to...

The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted what we already know to be true: higher-risk...

Aug 10, 2023 | Dominique Baradaran, MSM, Interim Chief of Community Health, Oklahoma City- County Health Department

Community health workers meet people where they are to...

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