NACCHO Voice

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

NACCHO Staff to Present at APHA Conference

Staff working on NACCHO’s Health and Disability project will present at the American Public Health...

Oct 23, 2015 | Katie Regan

Protecting Children from Environmental Threats During Children’s Health Month

We face environmental health threats every day in the air we breathe, the food we eat, and the homes in which we live....

Oct 23, 2015 | Katie Regan

FDA Releases Training Strategy for Food Safety Modernization Act

Following last month’s finalization of two rules under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), the U.S. Food...

Oct 13, 2015 | Katie Regan

FDA Releases New Food-Related Emergency Exercises

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has added two new food-related emergency exercises to its Food Related...

Oct 13, 2015 | Katie Regan

National Environmental Public Health Tracking Network Launches Improved Info by Location Tool

The National Environmental Public Health Tracking Network, a division of the Centers for Disease Control and...

Oct 13, 2015 | Katie Regan

EPA Launches New Tool to Support Community Interest in Green Infrastructure

As part of a commitment to make a visible difference in communities, The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has...

Oct 08, 2015 | Katie Regan

HHS Launches Redesigned Online Radiation Treatment Resource

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has announced the first major redesign of the Radiation...

Oct 08, 2015 | Katie Regan

What experience does your local health department have with the FDA Retail Program Standards?

Let us know in the comments below.

Oct 05, 2015 | Katie Regan

EPA Sets Limits for Toxic Pollutants Released into Waterways

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) this week imposed new standards for mercury, arsenic, lead, and other...

Oct 02, 2015 | Katie Regan

EPA Announces Restrictions on Ozone Pollution

The Obama Administration today unveiled new restrictions on ozone pollution that tighten the current limits for the...

Oct 01, 2015 | Katie Regan

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