NACCHO Voice

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

PHNCI Seeks Feedback on Revisiting the 10 Essential Public Health Services

The Public Health National Center for Innovations (PHNCI) is partnering with the de Beaumont Foundation to review and...

Sep 26, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

  • Food Safety & Inspection

FDA Announces Public Meeting to Discuss the New Era of Smarter Food Safety

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that it will hold a public meeting on October 21, 2019, to hear...

Sep 25, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

MMWR: Racial/Ethnic Disparities in HIV PrEP Among MSM — 23 Urban Areas, 2017

To expand use of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), interventions to increase PrEP awareness, should encourage health...

Sep 19, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

  • Health Equity & Social Justice

Dialogue with Indigent Communities: How the Voice of Public Health Makes an Impact that Matters

While finishing this blog post, two major earthquakes struck the very area that I am writing about.

Sep 16, 2019 | Guest Author

  • Tools & Resources
  • Infectious Disease

Webinar Recording: Health Department and Health Center Collaborations to Improve TB Screening, Testing, Treatment, and Care

Despite the availability of screening and treatment, tuberculosis (TB) remains a leading cause of preventable...

Sep 03, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

The Role of Local Environmental Health Departments in Tick-Related Activities and Services

Find out what local environmental health (EH) professionals across the country are doing in tick control and...

Jul 24, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Final Reflections: Outgoing NACCHO President Kevin Sumner Reflects on His Term and Hopes for the Future

Interview by Taylarr Lopez, Communications Specialist, NACCHO Let me preface this conversation by mentioning how hard...

Jun 28, 2019 | nacchovoice

Webinar Recording: The Role of Water Management to Prevent Legionnaires’ Disease

CDC recently hosted a Public Health Grand Rounds session focused on Legionnaires’ disease. During this session, four...

Jun 13, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

Member Spotlight Interview: Health Director Emily Brown Discusses the Importance of Rural Health Representation

NACCHO’s Member Spotlight series features interviews with local health department leaders and staff about their careers...

Jun 06, 2019 | nacchovoice

Journal Article: Consequences of Suspending a Syringe Service Program

The Harm Reduction Journal recently published “Understanding the public health consequences of suspending a rural...

May 24, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

Partner Articles

Alzheimers Disease
  • Press Release

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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  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Water Quality

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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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Opportunity

NEHA-FDA RFFM Mentorship Program in partnership with the...

Applications for the program are now open from September 9 through November 15,...

Aug 03, 2021 | Guest Author

NEHA-FDA RFFM Mentorship Program in partnership with the...

  • COVID-19

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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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Accreditation & Quality Improvement
  • Opportunity
  • Performance Improvement

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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  • Climate Change
  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Policy

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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  • COVID-19
  • Health in All Policies
  • Leadership
  • Workforce Development

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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  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Opportunity

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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  • Press Release
  • Climate Change
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

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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  • COVID-19
  • Webinar
  • 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

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