NACCHO Voice

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

Webinar
  • COVID-19
  • Webinar

Webinar: COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Text Messaging Strategies

Join this webinar on June 8, 3:00-4:00 pm ET.

May 21, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19

Senate Appropriations Subcommittee Holds Hearing with CDC Director

On May 19, the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies...

May 19, 2021 | Cameron Etessami

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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization
  • Medical Reserve Corps

Meeting COVID-19 Vaccination Needs

This month we highlight two MRC units supporting large-scale vaccination clinics in their communities.

May 19, 2021 | Beth Hess

Hepatitis Testing Day
  • COVID-19
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Hepatitis Testing Day

May 19th, Hepatitis Testing Day, gives us an opportunity to educate, raise awareness, and promote testing in hopes of...

May 19, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

Covid
  • COVID-19

EUA updates for bam/ete and REGEN-COV

The FDA issued major updates to the Emergency Use Authorizations (EUA) for bamlanivimab and etesevimab administered...

May 18, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Immunization
  • Success Story

National Resource Center for Refugees, Immigrants & Migrants Offers New Strategies for COVID-19 Vaccine Access

NRC-RIM offers three new promising practices that have a positive impact on vaccine uptake

May 17, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Rural Health

Toolkit to Increase Vaccine Confidence in Rural Areas

This toolkit features newly developed and culturally tailored materials, including fact sheets and an infographic, from...

May 14, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19

HHS Secretary Becerra Testifies Before House Subcommittee

On Wednesday, the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health, presided over by Chair Anna Eshoo (D-CA), held a...

May 14, 2021 | Cameron Etessami

  • COVID-19
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Video: American Academy of HIV Medicine’s Academy Council for Racial Equity Speaks on COVID-19 Vaccine

This video from the AAHIVM’s Academy Council for Racial Equity features Black HIV providers discussing reasons to get...

May 13, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

  • COVID-19
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Deconstructing Silos in West Virginia: Breaking Down Barriers Between HIV, Substance Use Disorder, and Viral Hepatitis Care

This new report, issued by the Community Education Group (CEG), details what the organization calls a “syndemic” of...

May 13, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

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...

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  • 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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