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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  • COVID-19

Update on Supreme Court’s Vaccine Requirement Ruling

On Thursday, January 13, 2022, the Supreme Court announced two major decisions regarding vaccine requirements impacting...

Jan 14, 2022 | Katherine Waters

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Request for Applications: Equipping Local Health Departments to Increase Vaccine Confidence

With support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), NACCHO is pleased to offer a funding...

Jan 10, 2022 | Tori Decea

The Biden-Harris Administration Releases Lead Pipe and Paint Action Plan

Today, the Biden-Harris Administration is releasing its Lead Pipe and Paint Action Plan.

Dec 16, 2021

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

White House Releases Updated National HIV/AIDS Strategy on World AIDS Day

The White House’s new National HIV/AIDS Strategy will accelerate our work to end the HIV epidemic in the U.S. by 2030,...

Dec 01, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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  • Press Release

The National Association of County and City Health Officials Announces $5 Million in Grants to Improve Public Health Connection to Refugee, Immigrant, and Migrant Communities

New Collaboration with the University of Minnesota’s National Resource Center for Refugees, Immigrants, and Migrants...

Dec 01, 2021 | Jas Florentino, Rezwana Uddin

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NACCHO Recognizes World AIDS Day 2021

World AIDS Day is honored annually on December 1 to increase HIV awareness, destigmatize the status, and serve as a...

Dec 01, 2021 | Jas Florentino

  • Funding Opportunity
  • Health & Disability

Funding Opportunity: Strengthening Disability Inclusion Efforts within Local Health Departments

Funding announced for the Strengthening Disability Inclusion Efforts within Local Health Departments demonstration site...

Nov 15, 2021 | Sara Lyons

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  • Infectious Disease

One Health Day 2021: Connecting Human, Animal, and Environmental Health

One Health is a collaborative, multisectoral, and trans-disciplinary approach — working at the local, regional,...

Nov 03, 2021 | Kimberly Nalley

The CDC Updates Blood Lead Reference Value (BLRV) From 5.0 Micrograms per Deciliter (μg/dL) to 3.5 (μg/dL) in Children

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced an update to the Blood Lead Reference Value (BLRV) from 5.0...

Oct 28, 2021

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  • Infection Prevention and Control Champions

Member Spotlight: DuPage County HAI Team Recognized as NACCHO Infection Prevention and Control Champion

NACCHO recognizes the DuPage County Health Department (Illinois), Healthcare Associated Infection (HAI) team as its...

Oct 19, 2021 | Jaclyn Abramson

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
  • ID Featured

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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