NACCHO Voice

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

Incoming NACCHO President Dr. Umair A. Shah Shares How His Health Department Uses the Principles of Innovation, Engagement, and Equity to Advance Population Health

Interview by Lindsay Tiffany, Lead of Publications, NACCHO On July 1, Umair A. Shah, MD, MPH, Executive Director of...

Sep 20, 2017 | nacchovoice

NACCHO Annual 2017 Sharing Session Recap: Community Partnerships Help Tri-County Health Department Curb Prescription Drug Misuse

This entry features an interview with NACCHO Annual 2017 presenter and Substance Abuse Prevention Coordinator for the...

Aug 07, 2017 | nacchovoice

World Hepatitis Day 2017: Local Health Departments Move Toward Elimination

World Hepatitis Day takes places every year on July 28 to raise awareness of the global burden of viral hepatitis and...

Jul 28, 2017 | Gretchen Weiss

TA Resources: Integrating Behavioral Health and Primary Care

The Center for Integrated Health Solutions (CIHS), operated by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services...

May 12, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

Funding Opportunity: Positive Action Southern Initiative

To support its commitment to the South through the Positive Action Southern Initiative, ViiV Healthcare is requesting...

Apr 26, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

Live Well Allegheny: Paving the Way to Better Health Outcomes

NACCHO Annual 2017 will take place July 11­–13 in Pittsburgh. In the following blog post, Allegheny County Health...

Apr 18, 2017 | nacchovoice

Embracing the Community Chief Health Strategist Framework: A Q&A with NACCHO President Claude-Alix Jacob

Interview by Lindsay Tiffany, Lead of Publications, NACCHO Claude-Alix Jacob, MPH, is Chief Public Health Officer for...

Apr 06, 2017 | nacchovoice

Funding Opportunity: SAMSHA Grant for HIV & Substance Use Programs

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is accepting applications for the Targeted...

Mar 24, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

State of the Opioid Epidemic: Local Public Health as the First Line of Defense

This week, January 23–29, 2017, marks National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week. Although this annual observance is aimed at...

Jan 27, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

New Mobile App Supports Treatment of Opioid Use

MATx is a new mobile app to help health care practitioners provide evidence-based medication-assisted treatment (MAT)...

Jan 23, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

Partner Articles

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Investing in Evidence to Inform How to Rebuild the U.S....

Associate Professor, Erika Martin and Betty Bekemeier (University of Washington...

Apr 07, 2021 | Guest Author

Investing in Evidence to Inform How to Rebuild the U.S....

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Improving Social Determinants of Health – Getting...

NACCHO is pleased to announced the release of three Request for Proposals to...

Feb 17, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

Improving Social Determinants of Health – Getting...

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NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners in Calling on the...

NACCHO joins leading public health organizations in signing a declaration...

Jan 27, 2021 | Anu Varma

NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners in Calling on the...

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Preparing Your Local Health Department for the Future

If the pandemic has taught us one thing, it is the importance of preparedness....

Jan 15, 2021 | Guest Author

Preparing Your Local Health Department for the Future

  • Tools & Resources
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Promoting Healthy Weight Success Stories & New Online...

The CHOICES Project at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health launched...

Dec 26, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

Promoting Healthy Weight Success Stories & New Online...

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Water Quality

Purdue University’s New Water Systems Course Designed to...

Purdue is partnering with NACCHO to offer this online course at a discount for...

Dec 04, 2020 | Emily D'Angelo

Purdue University’s New Water Systems Course Designed to...

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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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  • Communications & Public Relations

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
  • Opportunity
  • Social Determinants of Health

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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  • Tools & Resources
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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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  • Healthy Living & Prevention
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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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