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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Urban Farming: The New Design of Social Sustainability

In 2012, six community-based farms in Cincinnati provided thousands of pounds of fresh produce to residents in...

Aug 15, 2013 | Alyson Jordan

Fit and Fall Proof

Having trouble getting in and out of a car because the legs are feeling weak? Having trouble carrying groceries...

Aug 07, 2013 | Alyson Jordan

  • Injury and Violence Prevention
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

Hope

I work closely with community partners to create formats that will hopefully open the eyes of individuals to the...

Aug 07, 2013 | Alyson Jordan

Ottawa County Health Department Beach Health Campaign

Public Health officials are concerned with water recreational illnesses to keep our communities healthy and safe....

Aug 07, 2013 | Alyson Jordan

  • Injury and Violence Prevention
  • Social Determinants of Health

Operation Safe Kids

Michelle is an Operation Safe Kids (OSK) cCourt participant. She was almost 18 years of age when she came into the...

Aug 07, 2013 | Alyson Jordan

Better Balance in Broome with Fall Prevention Programs

(BINGHAMTON, NY) – During National Public Health Week the Broome County Health Department is putting the emphasis on...

Aug 07, 2013 | Alyson Jordan

  • Injury and Violence Prevention

Arm Floats

Recently I was talking with a community group about injury prevention and ways they could incorporate lessons and safe...

Aug 07, 2013 | Alyson Jordan

Healing from Trauma

While participating in a trauma training workshop on January 19, 2012 to learn how to enhance skills on how to work...

Aug 07, 2013 | Alyson Jordan

Importance of Wearing a Seatbelt

The story I will tell is about the importance of wearing a seatbelt.

Aug 07, 2013 | Alyson Jordan

  • Healthy Living & Prevention

Hoarding

My name is Christine Connolly and I am the Director of Health and Human Services for the Town of Arlington, MA. I have...

Aug 07, 2013 | Guest Author

Partner Articles

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  • 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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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

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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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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 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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