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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NACCHO Releases Public Health Priorities for the Biden-Harris Transition Team and 117th Congress

— Today, the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), on behalf of the country’s nearly 3,000...

Nov 16, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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NACCHO Partnering with CDC’s Project Firstline to Strengthen Local Public Health Capacity for Infection Prevention and Control

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), representing the country’s nearly 3,000 local...

Oct 30, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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The National Association of County and City Health Officials Announces $160,000 in Medical Reserve Corps COVID-19 Operational Readiness Awards

These awards, made possible through a cooperative agreement with the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness...

Oct 22, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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NACCHO Highlights Needed Supports for Local Health Department Response to COVID-19

Targeted funding and policy changes needed as Congress continues to negotiate next emergency supplemental package

Oct 04, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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  • Press Release

California's Dr. Cameron Kaiser Elected to NACCHO's Board of Directors

California Local Health Department Official Dr. Cameron Kaiser Elected to the Board of Directors of the National...

Sep 22, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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Nation’s Local Health Departments Applaud CDC’s Clarification of COVID-19 Testing Guidance

A Statement from the National Association of County and City Health Officials and the Big Cities Health Coalition

Sep 18, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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  • Press Release

Tennessee's Mr. Joey Smith Elected to NACCHO's Board of Directors

Tennessee Local Health Department Official Mr. Joey Smith Elected to the Board of Directors of the National...

Sep 03, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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  • Press Release

NACCHO Announces its 2020-2021 Officers and Board of Directors

NACCHO's Board of Directors for July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021

Aug 31, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

The White House
  • Press Release

Local Health Departments Ask Administration to Pull Updated COVID-19 Testing Guidance

Letter from the National Association of County and City Health Officials and the Big Cities Health Coalition

Aug 28, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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More Than 9 in 10 Americans Are Endangered by the Underfunding of Local Public Health

New Infographic Highlights Critical Role of Local Health Departments to Emergency Preparedness and Response

Aug 27, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

Partner Articles

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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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  • Infectious Disease
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  • 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...

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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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  • 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...

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