NACCHO Voice

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

What to Know about Summer Weather and Lyme Disease

This post originally ran on NACCHO’s Healthy People, Healthy Places blog. For more environmental health and infectious...

Jul 08, 2015 | Guest Author

White House Hosts Summit on Climate Change and Health

On June 23, NACCHO Executive Director LaMar Hasbrouck, MD, MPH, joined hundreds of attendees at the White House Summit...

Jun 25, 2015 | Guest Author

Local Health Department Engages in Pharmacy Preparedness Exercise

By Mary Wakefield, Intern, Environmental Health, Pandemic Preparedness, and Catastrophic Response, NACCHO For most...

Jun 25, 2015 | Guest Author

CDC Develops Medical Countermeasure Inventory Data Exchange

By Barbara Nichols, CDC Office of Public Health Scientific Services, Center for Surveillance, Epidemiology and...

Jun 11, 2015 | Guest Author

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McLean County Health Department Rewards Healthy Behavior at Pop-Up Events

A summer program launched by the McLean County Health Department unites education and promotion in a unique way has...

Jun 09, 2015 | Guest Author

From Connecticut, a Tool for the Ebola Response and Beyond

By Sara Chang, Program Analyst, Infectious Disease, NACCHO With the World Health Organization declaring Liberia free of...

Jun 09, 2015 | Guest Author

NACCHO Renews Commitment to Antibiotic Stewardship at White House Forum

By Christina Baum, Program Analyst, Infectious Disease, NACCHO and Sara Chang, Program Analyst, Infectious Disease,...

Jun 02, 2015 | Guest Author

FCC Expands Access to Emergency Alerts for People with Blindness/Visual Impairments

On May 21, 2015, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) expanded its rules to ensure that critical emergency...

Jun 02, 2015 | Guest Author

Combatting Antimicrobial Resistance: A Local Report from the Front Line

By Jennifer Gutowski, MPH, CIC, Surveillance Coordinator, Philadelphia Department of Public Health The Philadelphia...

May 27, 2015 | Guest Author

Building Workforce Resilience through the Practice of Psychological First Aid

By Shulamit Schweitzer, MHS, Senior Management Analyst, (contractor) HHS/ASPR, Division of At Risk Individuals,...

May 13, 2015 | Guest Author

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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...

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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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Greener Parks for Health

National Recreation and Park Association releases new Greener Parks for Health...

Jul 13, 2020

Greener Parks for Health

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CDC Report: Temporary Reassignment of Personnel Requests...

CDC recently updated its flexibilities guidance for recipients and applicants...

Jul 09, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

CDC Report: Temporary Reassignment of Personnel Requests...

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Scholarships Available: SYNChronicity 2020 Conference –...

SYNC 2020, the National Conference for HIV, HCV, STI and LGBTQ Health, is...

Jul 08, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

Scholarships Available: SYNChronicity 2020 Conference –...

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Apply Now: DIS Scholarships for STD Engage 2020...

NCSD and NACCHO are pleased to offer several full scholarships for DIS to...

Jun 24, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

Apply Now: DIS Scholarships for STD Engage 2020...

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Social Media Resources: National HIV Testing Day

Social media toolkit for National HIV Testing Day, a day to raise awareness...

Jun 24, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

Social Media Resources: National HIV Testing Day

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Syringe Services Programs and the COVID-19 Pandemic:...

Local health departments (LHDs) are on the frontlines of the opioid crisis,...

Jun 16, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

Syringe Services Programs and the COVID-19 Pandemic:...

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The Path to One Million: Leveraging the Power of Public...

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

Jun 11, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

The Path to One Million: Leveraging the Power of Public...

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NCSD Brief: At-Home Self-Collection Lab Testing for...

The National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) developed a technical assistance...

Jun 10, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

NCSD Brief: At-Home Self-Collection Lab Testing for...

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NCSD Releases STD Billing Toolkit

The National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) released STD TAC Billing...

Jun 10, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

NCSD Releases STD Billing Toolkit

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NCSD Webinar: At-Home HIV & STI Testing – The Lab...

Part 4 in a series of webinars discussing at-home HIV & STI testing at health...

Jun 10, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

NCSD Webinar: At-Home HIV & STI Testing – The Lab...

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