NACCHO Voice

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

  • Cardiovascular Health
  • Tobacco-Use Prevention

CDC Media Update: Lung Disease Associated with E-cigarette Use or Vaping

In response to the multistate outbreak of lung injury associated with e-cigarette product use (e.g., devices, liquids,...

Oct 04, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

  • Leadership
  • President's Corner

Transformational Leader and Health Director Damon Chaplin Shares How He Motivates His Staff and Gives Advice on Being a Better Leader

Damon Chaplin, MBA, serves as the Health Director of the City of New Bedford Health Department in Massachusetts and is...

Sep 30, 2019 | George Roberts

  • Tobacco-Use Prevention

CDC Update: Lung Disease Associated with E-cigarette Use or Vaping (as of 10/29/2019)

In response to the multistate outbreak of lung injury associated with e-cigarette product use (e.g., devices, liquids,...

Sep 27, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

  • Global Health
  • Success Story

How Healthy Is Your Main Street? Adapting an Approach from the UK

In the fall of 2018, the residents of the United Kingdom’s northern city of Grimsby could have been forgiven for...

Sep 16, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Tobacco-Use Prevention

New truth Ads Now Available for Partners

truth® is a national tobacco prevention counter-marketing campaign that speaks to youth and young adults on their...

Jul 07, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

NACCHO Announces 2019 Model Practice Award Winners

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) named its 2019 Model Practice Award Winners, an...

May 28, 2019 | nacchovoice

Barclay-Giel ​Seed Grants for Community-based Public Health Programs

The PHS Commissioned Officers Foundation (COF) for the Advancement of Public Health seeks to support community-based...

Feb 06, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Best For You, Best For Baby: National Birth Defects Prevention Month 2019

A baby is born with a birth defect in the United States every 4.5 minutes, according to the Centers for Disease Control...

Jan 17, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

NACCHO Policy and Advocacy Year-End Wrap Up

2018 brought a whirlwind of activity for public health advocates and your NACCHO government affairs staff were in the...

Dec 21, 2018 | nacchovoice

  • Social Determinants of Health

NACCHO Annual 2018: Unleashing the Power of Local Public Health

By Taylarr Lopez, Communications Specialist, NACCHO On July 10–12, over 1,200 local public health professionals...

Jul 18, 2018 | nacchovoice

Partner Articles

  • 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
  • Infectious Disease
  • Community Health

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

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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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Opportunity

NEHA-FDA RFFM Mentorship Program in partnership with the...

Applications for the program are now open from September 9 through November 15,...

Aug 03, 2021 | Guest Author

NEHA-FDA RFFM Mentorship Program in partnership with the...

  • 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...

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