NACCHO Voice

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

VLC for MCH
  • Access to Care
  • Community Health
  • Emergency Response
  • Hazards & Health Effects

NACCHO Recruiting Members for Virtual Learning Collaborative for the Inclusion of MCH populations in Preparedness Exercises and Responses

NACCHO is recruiting members for a new Virtual Learning Collaborative (VLC) to develop and train MCH and EPR...

Nov 09, 2021 | Adelaide Appiah

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response

FEMA Updates Comprehensive Preparedness Guide 101

FEMA recently updated the Comprehensive Preparedness Guide (CPG) 101: Developing and Maintaining Emergency Operations...

Oct 12, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Emergency Response
  • Medical Reserve Corps

Rapid Deployment of Northern Virginia MRC Volunteers Supports Evacuees Arriving from Afghanistan

When the call went out last month for Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) volunteers to support American and Afghan evacuees...

Sep 08, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • Emergency Response
  • Extreme Weather
  • Water Quality

NACCHO and CDC Technical Assistance Helps Local Ohio Jurisdiction Prepare for Water Emergencies

To improve water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) emergency preparedness and response efforts at local health...

Jul 30, 2021 | Emily D'Angelo

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  • Webinar
  • Emergency Response

CRC SimPLER: A Practice Workshop

Join this webinar on Monday, August 23, 1:00-2:00 pm ET.

Jul 08, 2021 | Shanlynn Bias

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response
  • Extreme Weather

New, Illustrated Advice on Sheltering-in-Place Available

FEMA has released new pictograms to learn where to go, what to do, and how long you should shelter-in-place for 10...

Jul 06, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • Emergency Response

NACCHO Seeks Member Feedback on ‘Informing the Evolution’ of the Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) Program

NACCHO is recruiting members to provide feedback on PHEP. Specifically, NACCHO is seeking to engage local and tribal...

Jun 23, 2021 | Emily Boyle

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response

Encouraging Pet Preparedness

Since more than half of U.S. households own at least one pet, local health departments can expect that animals will be...

Jun 08, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • Tools & Resources
  • COVID-19
  • Emergency Response

Effective Assessments of Disaster Shelters During COVID-19: CDC Guidance and Resources for Local Health Departments

National Hurricane Preparedness Week (May 9 – 15, 2021).

May 11, 2021 | Guest Author, Emily D'Angelo

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  • Emergency Response

NACCHO and ASTHO Embark on ‘Informing the Evolution’ of the Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) Program

This year, the CDC has tasked the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) and Association of...

Mar 10, 2021 | Laura Phonharath

Partner Articles

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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

Calhoun
  • 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...

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

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Brownsville

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

Aug 07, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Brownsville

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