NACCHO Voice

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

Webinar Recording: Adapting to Climate Change in Local Health Departments

In January 2019, NACCHO awarded the Boston Public Health Commission and Marquette County Health Department (MI) each...

Aug 08, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

The State of Climate Adaptation in Public Health: An Assessment of 16 U.S. States

EcoAdapt was funded by the Natural Resources Defense Council to assess the state of climate adaptation planning and...

Jul 31, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Killer Heat in the United States: Climate Choices and the Future of Dangerously Hot Days

The United States is facing a potentially staggering expansion of dangerous heat over the coming decades. A new report...

Jul 18, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Introducing APHA’s Center for Climate, Health, and Equity

By Surili Sutaria Patel, Deputy Director, Center for Public Health Policy, American Public Health Association Climate...

Jul 01, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Climate Change and Lung Health Fact Sheets

The American Lung Association (ALA) released two new fact sheets about how drought, wildfires, heat, flooding,...

Jun 14, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Scholarships Available for APHA’s Speak for Health Advocacy Bootcamp

Join APHA’s Speak for Health initiative in Washington, DC, for a two-day bootcamp training tailored to public...

May 09, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

APHA’s Center for Climate, Health and Equity

APHA launched the Center for Climate, Health and Equity to lead public health efforts to inspire action on climate and...

May 09, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Call for Papers: Chronic Disease and Climate Change

Environmental Justice invites manuscript submissions for a special issue on chronic disease and climate change. The...

May 06, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Local Public Health Confronting Climate Change in Communities

By Kevin G. Sumner, MPH, NACCHO President and Health Officer and Director of the Middle-Brook Regional Health...

Apr 25, 2019 | nacchovoice

Launch of Science for Climate Action Network

Local governments have a new science-based resource to tackle climate challenges with the release of the...

Apr 15, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

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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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  • 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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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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