NACCHO Voice

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

Drug Abuse
  • Press Release

The National Association of County and City Health Officials Awards More Than $3 Million to Address Substance Use

Washington, DC, February 7, 2022 — The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), the voice of...

Feb 07, 2022 | Theresa Spinner

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Community Health
  • Injury and Violence Prevention
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

Request For Proposals: Overdose Response Strategy Pilot Project Technical Assistance Meeting Facilitation

NACCHO is pleased to offer a funding opportunity for a skilled facilitator to aid the six Overdose Response Strategy...

Jan 26, 2022 | Audrey Eisemann

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)
  • Injury and Violence Prevention

Request For Applications: Strengthening Capacity in Suicide, Overdose, and Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Prevention for Local Health Departments

With support from the CDC, NACCHO is pleased to offer a new funding opportunity aimed at supporting local health...

Jan 20, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Injury and Violence Prevention
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic
  • Opportunity
  • Substance Use Disorder

NACCHO is Seeking Consultants to Provide Technical Assistance to Communities Participating in the IOPSLL Program

NACCHO seeks consultants to provide technical assistance to selected communities participating in NACCHO’s Implementing...

Dec 22, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)
  • Behavioral Health
  • Injury and Violence Prevention

NACCHO Request for Proposals: Seeking Consultant for Evaluation Technical Assistance

NACCHO is seeking a consultant to provide evaluation expertise and technical assistance for selected communities...

Dec 07, 2021 | Stacy Stanford

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)
  • Injury and Violence Prevention
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

New Resources for Intersection of Suicide, Overdose, and Adverse Childhood Experiences Prevention

With support from CDC, and in collaboration with ASTHO, NACCHO developed the Suicide, Overdose, and Adverse Childhood...

Oct 29, 2021 | Jasmyn Rudd

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Injury and Violence Prevention
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic
  • Opportunity

Request for Applications: Health Equity and Overdose Prevention Mentorship Program

With support from the CDC, NACCHO is offering a funding opportunity to participate in a new mentorship program with...

Oct 05, 2021 | Jasmyn Rudd

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Injury and Violence Prevention
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

Request for Applications: Implementing Overdose Prevention Strategies at the Local Level

In this funding opportunity, NACCHO will award up to ten high-burden counties or cities to implement activities that...

Sep 17, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Access to Care
  • Injury and Violence Prevention
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

International Overdose Awareness Day Looks to the Future with Successful Pilot Projects

International Overdose Awareness Day, commemorated on August 31, marks not only the devastation we have seen over the...

Aug 30, 2021 | Esther Whitlock

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Injury and Violence Prevention
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

NACCHO Releases "Identifying the Root Causes of Drug Overdose Health Inequities and Related Social Determinants of Health: A Literature Review "

With support from the Division of Overdose Prevention (DOP) in the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control...

Aug 30, 2021 | Jasmyn Rudd

Partner Articles

NACCHO Cognitive Health Guide FINAL 1
  • Tools & Resources
  • Healthy Aging
  • Healthy Living & Prevention
  • Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP)

New NACCHO Resource: Integrating Brain Health into...

NACCHO, in partnership with the Alzheimer’s Association, is thrilled to launch...

Mar 01, 2024 | Andrea Grenadier

New NACCHO Resource: Integrating Brain Health into...

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • COVID-19
  • Immunization
  • Partnerships

Request for Proposals: Technical Assistance to Improve...

NACCHO, with support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),...

Feb 12, 2024 | Tori Decea

Request for Proposals: Technical Assistance to Improve...

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  • Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP)
  • Performance Improvement
  • Workforce Development

Register to Attend a Mobilizing for Action through...

Registration is now open for NACCHO’s in-person Mobilizing for Action through...

Feb 08, 2024 | Andrea Grenadier

Register to Attend a Mobilizing for Action through...

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  • Opportunity

Win $25,000 in cash prizes. Share your innovative...

The EPA’s Small Communities, Big Challenges Competition encourages local...

Nov 16, 2023 | Anu Varma

Win $25,000 in cash prizes. Share your innovative...

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Join Novavax for a Webinar About Their New Covid-19...

Join NACCHO and our Platinum Affiliate Business Partner, Novavax, on November...

Oct 16, 2023

Join Novavax for a Webinar About Their New Covid-19...

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  • Community Engagement

It’s Children’s Environmental Health Day today!

Celebrate with us!

Oct 12, 2023 | Anu Varma

It’s Children’s Environmental Health Day today!

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  • COVID-19
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Central District Health Department

The Building Local Operational Capacity for COVID-19, Healthcare-Associated...

Sep 11, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Central District Health Department

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  • COVID-19
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Calhoun County Health Department

The Building Local Operational Capacity for COVID-19, Healthcare-Associated...

Sep 08, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Calhoun County Health Department

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Getting into the Groove: School-Located Vaccination...

NACCHO’s Immunization team has developed the School-Located Vaccination Clinic...

Aug 31, 2023 | Kayla Miller, PHAP

Getting into the Groove: School-Located Vaccination...

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Community Health Assessment and Improvement Planning
  • Community Engagement
  • Healthy People 2030

New Resource: A Guide to Aligning Healthy People 2030...

To help address the social determinants of health and advance health equity,...

Aug 14, 2023 | Andrea Grenadier

New Resource: A Guide to Aligning Healthy People 2030...

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  • COVID-19
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Pima County

The Building Local Operational Capacity for COVID-19, Healthcare-Associated...

Aug 14, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Pima County

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  • Community Engagement
  • Community Resilience
  • Immunization
  • Vaccine Hesitancy

Community health workers meet people where they are to...

The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted what we already know to be true: higher-risk...

Aug 10, 2023 | Dominique Baradaran, MSM, Interim Chief of Community Health, Oklahoma City- County Health Department

Community health workers meet people where they are to...

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