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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  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

A Local Health Department’s Role in Improving Black Birthing Outcomes

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Vital Statistics System, the 2018 maternal...

Jul 22, 2020 | Adelaide Appiah

Webinar
  • Webinar
  • Immunization
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Webinar: Delays in HPV Cancer Diagnoses and Treatment in Rural Communities

Residents of rural areas have a higher cancer mortality, particularly for cancers that are preventable through...

Jul 10, 2020 | Kimberly Sharpe-Scott

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  • Press Release

North Carolina Local Public Health Leader Lisa Macon Harrison Elected Board Vice President of the National Association of County and City Health Officials

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) has elected Lisa Macon Harrison, Local Health...

Jul 02, 2020 | nacchovoice

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  • Community Engagement
  • Informatics
  • Opportunity

The Path to One Million: Leveraging the Power of Public Health for the All of Us Research Program

Since its launch, the All of Us Research Program has enrolled more than 350,000 participants, more than 80% of whom...

Jun 11, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Newly Released: WPSI Well-Woman Chart 2020 Update

The Women’s Preventive Services Initiative (WPSI) has released the 2020 update to the Recommendations for Well-Woman...

May 15, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

Vaccine
  • Immunization
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health
  • Research & Reports

MMWR - Effects of COVID-19 on Routine Pediatric Vaccination

Data from two CDC systems – the Vaccines for Children Program (VFC) provider ordering data and the Vaccine Safety...

May 11, 2020 | Kimberly Sharpe-Scott

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Report: Online Platforms for Contraceptive and STI Services during COVID-19

This new Kaiser Family Foundation report discusses online contraceptive and STI services that are available during the...

Apr 29, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • Immunization
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Power to Protect: National Infant Immunization Week

National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) is observed each April to remind communities of the importance of...

Apr 17, 2020 | Amy Frandsen

  • COVID-19
  • Immunization
  • Infectious Disease
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Maintaining Childhood Immunizations During COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic is changing rapidly and continues to affect communities across the United States differently....

Mar 24, 2020 | Kimberly Sharpe-Scott

  • COVID-19
  • Breastfeeding
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Information about COVID-19 and Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has created a new webpage with information about COVID-19,...

Mar 24, 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...

Water Fountain
  • 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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