NACCHO Voice

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

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Behavioral Health
  • Healthy Living & Prevention
  • Medical Reserve Corps

RFA: Utilizing WHO’s Global Mental Health Resources for Local Public Health Challenges

Application deadline December 1, 2020.

Oct 28, 2020 | Emily Yox

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Peer-To-Peer Technical Assistance Opportunity

NCSD is seeking STD/HIV programs currently in need of technical assistance (TA) in any particular area as well as those...

Oct 28, 2020 | Shalesha Majors

Coronavirus COVID 19
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

EH & COVID-19 Resources: New Webinars on Safe School Reopening, Health in All Policies, and More

As part of the NACCHO’s work to support and serve 3,000 local health departments (LHDs) in the United States, NACCHO is...

Oct 28, 2020 | Anu Varma

NASTAD Hep C Toolkit
  • Tools & Resources
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Hep C Community Navigation Model and Toolkit: Improving Care for People Who Use Drugs and Other Impacted Populations

This toolkit, developed by NASTAD, consists of program protocols, data collection tools, and patient education...

Oct 28, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Take a Survey, Get a Book: Survey on Local Health Jurisdiction’s Extreme Heat Preparedness and Response Activities

Researchers at the University of Washington and Boston University are gathering information on local health...

Oct 27, 2020

  • Vector Control

Join the First Annual Virtual Panhandle Mosquito Control Workshop

South Walton County Mosquito Control District (SWCMCD) is excited to be hosting the First Annual Virtual Panhandle...

Oct 23, 2020 | Anu Varma

  • Immunization
  • Recommendations

CDC Releases 2019 NIS-Child Vaccination Coverage by Age 24 Months Among Children Born in 2016 and 2017

On October 22, 2020, CDC released the results of the 2019 National Immunization Survey-Child (NIS-Child), which...

Oct 23, 2020 | Kimberly Sharpe-Scott

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

National Substance Abuse Prevention Month: Harm Reduction as Prevention

October is National Substance Abuse Prevention Month, an opportunity to acknowledge the impact of substance use in the...

Oct 22, 2020 | Shalesha Majors

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  • Press Release

The National Association of County and City Health Officials Announces $160,000 in Medical Reserve Corps COVID-19 Operational Readiness Awards

These awards, made possible through a cooperative agreement with the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness...

Oct 22, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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  • COVID-19

Considerations for Halloween and other Holiday Celebrations

The CDC has a new webpage that features new ways of trick or treating and other Halloween activities to reduce the...

Oct 22, 2020 | Beth Hess

Partner Articles

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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...

Covid
  • 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

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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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Hazards & Health Effects

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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  • Tools & Resources
  • Healthy Living & Prevention
  • Parks

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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  • Tools & Resources

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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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

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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  • Tools & Resources
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

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:...

Ao U Diversity
  • Community Engagement
  • Informatics
  • Opportunity

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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