NACCHO Voice

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

The Role of Local Public Health in Healthcare Critical Infrastructure Protection

Continuity of healthcare and public health services are critical to response and recovery following a disaster or...

Oct 21, 2015 | Mary Hodges

Suspicious Biological Outbreaks: Benefits of Conducting Joint Law Enforcement and Public Health Investigations

By Kelly Shannon, Crim-Epi Program Manager, FBI Weapons of Mass Destruction Directorate (WMDD) Biological...

Oct 15, 2015 | Mary Hodges

Live Testing of Flu on Call™ Overlaps with the Start of Flu Season

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

Oct 08, 2015 | Mary Hodges

Apply for the Roadmap to Ready Mentorship Program

By Madison Ferraro, Senior Program Assistant at NACCHO Roadmap to Ready, the former New Preparedness Coordinators...

Oct 01, 2015 | Mary Hodges

ASPR Welcomes You to TRACIE

Health and emergency preparedness professionals now have access to the nation’s first and most comprehensive system of...

Oct 01, 2015 | Mary Hodges

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Preparedness Summit Abstracts Close on October 14

In response to requests to extend the deadline for submissions, abstracts for the 2016 Preparedness Summit will now...

Sep 28, 2015 | Mary Hodges

Medical Reserve Corps Units Join Preparedness Month Efforts

Like many organizations, the volunteers of the Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) are taking action in their communities...

Sep 23, 2015 | Mary Hodges

Resources Available for National Food Safety Month 2015

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

Sep 17, 2015 | Mary Hodges

Frozen Without a Plan: A Mom, 3 Kids, and the Atlanta Ice Storm

This article was originally posted on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Public Health Matters blog...

Sep 09, 2015 | Mary Hodges

Hurricane Katrina 10th Anniversary: Lessons Learned for Public Health

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

Sep 03, 2015 | Mary Hodges

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NACCHO Recognizes Second Anniversary of First COVID-19...

NACCHO and leading partners recognize December 14, 2022 as the two-year...

Dec 15, 2022 | Nicholas Holmes

NACCHO Recognizes Second Anniversary of First COVID-19...

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Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships...

NACCHO is pleased to launch the three revised assessments of Mobilizing for...

Nov 22, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships...

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RFP: NACCHO Seeking a Graphic Designer for New MAPP 2.0...

NACCHO is seeking a qualified consultant to provide graphic design for the new...

Nov 07, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

RFP: NACCHO Seeking a Graphic Designer for New MAPP 2.0...

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Join us for a Climate for Health Ambassadors Training at...

We are partnering with Climate for Health and ecoAmerica to offer an...

Jul 11, 2022 | Anu Varma

Join us for a Climate for Health Ambassadors Training at...

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New Resource: BLOC COVID Video Series

This video series was developed from interviews with BLOC COVID funded sites to...

Jul 06, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson, Candice Young

New Resource: BLOC COVID Video Series

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Partnering for Pediatric Vaccinations

Florida Department of Health in Manatee County has been leading the way in...

Jun 17, 2022 | Amiris Roberson

Partnering for Pediatric Vaccinations

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NACCHO Announces Ten Health Department Grantees to...

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), with...

May 18, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

NACCHO Announces Ten Health Department Grantees to...

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World Hand Hygiene Day 2022

This year’s theme for World Hand Hygiene Day on May 5 is focused on recognizing...

May 04, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson

World Hand Hygiene Day 2022

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Public Health Groups Announce Grantees for National...

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) and the...

Apr 07, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

Public Health Groups Announce Grantees for National...

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Multi-faceted EPA Research Addressing Threats to Public...

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) researchers are working to...

Sep 27, 2021 | Guest Author

Multi-faceted EPA Research Addressing Threats to Public...

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NACCHO and the Alzheimer’s Association Collaborating to...

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO),...

Sep 21, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

NACCHO and the Alzheimer’s Association Collaborating to...

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Responding to Per- And Polyfluoroalkyl Substances in...

On August 12, 2021, NACCHO and AAAS’s EPI Center hosted a webinar on PFAS...

Aug 27, 2021 | Guest Author

Responding to Per- And Polyfluoroalkyl Substances in...

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