NACCHO Voice

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

Quality Improvement and Accreditation: Essential Aims for All Health Departments

By Claude-Alix Jacob, MPH, NACCHO President and Chief Public Health Officer for the Cambridge Public Health Department...

Jan 12, 2017 | nacchovoice

Now Available: CDC Vital Signs Report on HIV and Injection Drug Use

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) just announced the release of Vital Signs: Trends in HIV...

Nov 29, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

Mass Incarceration and Racism Policy

By LaMar Hasbrouck, MD, MPH, Executive Director, NACCHO According to civil rights attorney and former Stanford...

Oct 19, 2016 | nacchovoice

October is National Youth Substance Use And Substance Use Disorder Prevention Month

On October 3, 2016, President Obama declared October 2016 as National Youth Substance Use And Substance Use Disorder...

Oct 04, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

Local Health Departments Showcase Public Health Programs and Build Relationships with Congressional Staff

By Eli Briggs, Senior Director of Government Affairs, NACCHO For many local health departments (LHDs), communicating...

Sep 14, 2016 | nacchovoice

Opioid Epidemic in Rural America

The prevalence of substance abuse disorders in the U.S. has increased dramatically in the past 15 years with...

Sep 13, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

Webinar Series: Mental Health & HIV in the Rural South

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is hosting a two-part webinar series to outline...

Aug 12, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

2016 Maurice “Mo” Mullet Lifetime of Service Award Recipient Patrick Libbey Reflects on His Career Path into Public Health and Shares Advice on Starting a Career in LHDs

By Taylarr Lopez, Communications Specialist, NACCHO NACCHO is pleased to recognize Patrick M. Libbey as the recipient...

Aug 10, 2016 | nacchovoice

Supplemental Funding Opportunity: Minority AIDS Initiative Continuum of Care (MAI-CoC) Grantees

With the Secretary’s Minority AIDS Initiative Fund (SMAIF) resources, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services...

May 25, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

HHS Releases Implementation Guidance to Support Syringe Services Programs

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has issued guidance regarding the use of Federal funds to...

Mar 29, 2016 | Alyssa Kitlas

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NACCHO and CFP Seeks New Recruits for the 2020-2022 Food...

NACCHO and CFP are seeking 10-15 state, local, tribal, and territorial health...

Oct 13, 2020 | Anu Varma

NACCHO and CFP Seeks New Recruits for the 2020-2022 Food...

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NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners to Recognize...

NACCHO partners with Children’s Environmental Health Network for CEH Day 2020.

Sep 28, 2020 | Guest Author

NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners to Recognize...

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Public Health Communications Collaborative Webinar

The Public Health Communications Collaborative will hold its first live Q&A...

Sep 21, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

Public Health Communications Collaborative Webinar

2021 RWJF Culture of Health Prize
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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

Scholarships Available: SYNChronicity 2020 Conference –...

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

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

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

Social Media Resources: National HIV Testing Day

  • COVID-19
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

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

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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