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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  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Global Health
  • Research & Reports

With Symposium and New Portal, NIEHS Makes it Easier to Learn How Climate Changes Health

On July 1, the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences will host its Fourth Annual Global Environmental...

Jun 29, 2020 | Guest Author

  • Climate Change

Climate Reality Leadership Corps: Global Training Applications Close June 25!

Applications for the Climate Reality Leadership Corps Global Training closes midnight on June 25.

Jun 24, 2020

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  • Climate Change

Exacerbation of Air Pollution & Heat Exposure May be Significantly Associated with Risk to Pregnancy Outcomes in the United States

New findings suggest that exacerbation of air pollution and heat exposure related to climate change may be...

Jun 19, 2020 | Anu Varma

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Climate for Health Ambassadors Training at NACCHO 360

Climate for Health and the NACCHO officials are partnering to offer an interactive pre-conference workshop, "Climate...

Jun 10, 2020 | Anu Varma

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  • Press Release

NACCHO Announces 2020 Climate and Health Adaptation Grants

Awards will support climate change work of local health departments in New Orleans, Alameda County (CA)

Jun 09, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response

National Hurricane Preparedness Week 2020

Hurricane Preparedness Week, May 3-9, provides an opportunity for people across the country to prepare now for...

May 07, 2020 | Beth Hess

  • Tools & Resources
  • Communications & Public Relations
  • Climate Change

Framing the Health Aspects of Climate Change

Health departments have an opportunity to increase public awareness about climate change impacts and government...

Apr 09, 2020 | Andrea Grenadier

  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response
  • Infectious Disease

COVID-19 Resources for Local Health Departments (March 30-April 3)

March 30, 2020 CDC Updates (https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/)  COVID-19 Patient Impact and Hospital...

Apr 02, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Climate Change
  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Opportunity

Call for Proposals: Global Ideas for U.S. Solutions – Cities Taking Action to Address Health, Equity, and Climate Change

Cities around the world are taking meaningful action to advance health equity by designing solutions that benefit the...

Mar 24, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Climate Change
  • Research & Reports

Report: American Climate Perspectives Survey 2020, Vol. II

ecoAmerica and Lake Research Partners’ latest survey, American Climate Perspectives Survey 2020, Volume II: Americans...

Mar 23, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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...

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  • 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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