NACCHO Voice

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

Outbreak Investigation of Listeria monocytogenes Linked to Hard-Boiled Eggs, December 2019

FDA, CDC, and state and local partners are currently investigating a multistate outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes...

Jan 02, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Research & Reports
  • Water Quality

Pool Code Updates and Use of the Model Aquatic Health Code in Local Jurisdictions

Discover the main barriers preventing local jurisdictions from updating their pool codes in a new report from NACCHO....

Dec 23, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Leadership
  • President's Corner

Professor and Chair of the CDC Foundation’s Board of Directors, Dr. Leah Devlin Shares the Biggest Risk She’s Taken as a Leader and the Greatest Reward

Dr. Devlin’s presidential leadership spans across three public health organizations—the North Carolina Association of...

Dec 04, 2019 | George Roberts

  • Epidemiology
  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Infectious Disease

Cross-training for Epidemiology Surge Capacity: Lessons and Tools from Delaware General Health District

Whether monitoring travelers for Ebola, managing a large-scale foodborne outbreak, investigating environmental...

Dec 02, 2019 | Christina Baum

  • Food Safety & Inspection

FDA Extends Comment Period on the New Era of Smarter Food Safety

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is extending the comment period by 15 days to allow stakeholders more time to...

Nov 25, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Leadership
  • President's Corner
  • Social Determinants of Health

Transformational Leader Dr. Rex Archer Shares Important Decisions He’s Made as Director of KCMO and Errors He’s Witnessed from Other Leaders

Rex D. Archer, MD, MPH serves as the Director of Health for the City of Kansas City (KCHD), MO, and is also a past...

Nov 12, 2019 | George Roberts

  • Call for Comments
  • Food Safety & Inspection

Submit Comments on the FDA’s “New Era of Smarter Food Safety” Approach

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) held a public meeting on October 21, 2019, to hear from a broad...

Nov 04, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Leadership
  • President's Corner

ADH Director Nate Smith Discusses his Leadership Style and Shares How He Plans to Lead as New ASTHO President

As champion for science, Dr. Smith provides evidence-based leadership for the department. Under his leadership, ADH...

Oct 17, 2019 | George Roberts

  • Immunization
  • Infectious Disease
  • Success Story

From the Field: Improving Immunization Coverage and Services at the Local Level

NACCHO recently published, From the Field: Improving Immunization Coverage and Services at the Local Level, a...

Oct 01, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

  • Leadership
  • President's Corner

Transformational Leader and Health Director Damon Chaplin Shares How He Motivates His Staff and Gives Advice on Being a Better Leader

Damon Chaplin, MBA, serves as the Health Director of the City of New Bedford Health Department in Massachusetts and is...

Sep 30, 2019 | George Roberts

Partner Articles

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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  • 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...

Ci  Climate  Change
  • 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

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