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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Contact tracing

NACCHO Recommends at Least $7.6 Billion for Contact Tracing Workforce Surge

As Congress continues to work on legislation related to the COVID-19 response, we encourage Congress to ensure...

May 12, 2020
By Theresa Spinner

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Opportunity

Update on the 2020 National Ryan White Conference on HIV Care & Treatment

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, HRSA’s HIV/AIDS Bureau is making arrangements to host the 2020 National Ryan White...

May 13, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Research & Reports

CDC Releases New Reports with HIV Surveillance Data

CDC recently published two new report, as well as an AtlasPlus update, on HIV infections, incidence, and prevalence in...

May 13, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

Contact tracing
  • Press Release
  • Workforce Development

NACCHO Recommends at Least $7.6 Billion for Contact Tracing Workforce Surge

As Congress continues to work on legislation related to the COVID-19 response, we encourage Congress to ensure...

May 12, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Emergency Response
  • Epidemiology

COVID-19 Resources for Local Health Departments (May 4-8)

This blog highlights COVID-19 guidance/news, tools and resources, and training opportunities that NACCHO compiled...

May 11, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

Coronavirus 2
  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response
  • Infectious Disease

COVID-19 Resources for Local Health Departments (April 27-May 1)

This blog highlights COVID-19 guidance/news, tools and resources, and training opportunities that NACCHO compiled...

May 11, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • Epidemiology
  • Infectious Disease
  • Informatics
  • Opportunity

CARES Act Funding Now Available for ELC Jurisdictions

On April 23, HHS announced that CDC is awarding $631 million from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security...

May 08, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

Feedback
  • Call for Comments
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Opportunity

Seeking Feedback: At-Home HIV & STI Testing at LHDs

The COVID-19 pandemic has proven that a variety of strategies are needed to ensure HIV, STI, and hepatitis prevention,...

May 08, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • Leadership
  • President's Corner

Recognizing Situations and Adapting Leadership Practices during the Ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic

During this time of uncertainty, public health professionals who are spearheading COVID-19 response efforts may need to...

May 08, 2020 | George T. Roberts, Jr., MHA, FACHE

EPHS
  • Call for Comments
  • Opportunity

The time is now! Lend your voice to shape the future of public health

The Public Health National Center for Innovations and the de Beaumont Foundation have partnered to review and revise...

May 07, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

Partner Articles

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  • Press Release

NACCHO Launches “Innovations in Congenital Syphilis...

A new analysis from the Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC) that...

Jun 04, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

NACCHO Launches “Innovations in Congenital Syphilis...

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  • Webinar
  • Health Equity & Social Justice

All of Us Research: Engaging the LGBTQ+ Community to...

Historically, medical research has failed to ethically and rigorously include...

Jun 02, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

All of Us Research: Engaging the LGBTQ+ Community to...

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Recommendations

Public Health Officials and Voting Experts Release...

NACCHO has partnered with the nonpartisan We Can Vote coalition to launch the...

May 28, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

Public Health Officials and Voting Experts Release...

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  • COVID-19
  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Recommendations

Health Equity Principles for State and Local Leaders in...

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation released five principles as a compass to point...

May 28, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

Health Equity Principles for State and Local Leaders in...

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Epidemiology
  • Infectious Disease
  • Training

Contract Tracing Resources for COVID-19 Response

To support local health departments in contact tracing workforce development...

May 20, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

Contract Tracing Resources for COVID-19 Response

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  • Emergency Response
  • Infectious Disease
  • Opportunity

National Student Response Network Linking Volunteers to...

The National Student Response Network (NSRN) is fielding the volunteer needs of...

May 20, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

National Student Response Network Linking Volunteers to...

NA Co COVID Action Tracker
  • Tools & Resources
  • Policy

New Tool: COVID-19 Local Action Tracker

The National League of Cities and Bloomberg Philanthropies have teamed up to...

May 20, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

New Tool: COVID-19 Local Action Tracker

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  • Webinar
  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Infectious Disease
  • Training

Webinar Series: Health Equity and Social Solidarity in...

County Health Rankings & Roadmaps is introducing a new webinar series, “Health...

May 20, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

Webinar Series: Health Equity and Social Solidarity in...

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  • Press Release
  • Tools & Resources
  • Infectious Disease

New Tool Will Help Public Health Officials Estimate the...

A novel workforce tool created by researchers at the George Washington...

May 07, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

New Tool Will Help Public Health Officials Estimate the...

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  • Emergency Response
  • Infectious Disease

COVID-19 Alternate Care Site Resources

ASPR TRACIE has just released COVID-19 Alternate Care Site Resources, a...

Apr 22, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

COVID-19 Alternate Care Site Resources

  • Press Release
  • Infectious Disease

NACCHO Launches New COVID-19 Data Lab

Accurate, timely, and localized data are vital resources for local health...

Apr 22, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

NACCHO Launches New COVID-19 Data Lab

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  • Tools & Resources
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

CDC Factsheet: What You Can Do If You Are at Higher Risk...

This consumer fact sheet offers information for those at higher risk of severe...

Apr 22, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

CDC Factsheet: What You Can Do If You Are at Higher Risk...

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