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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NACCHO Statement in Response to the George Floyd Murder Trial Verdict

The verdict in the George Floyd murder trial is one step forward in holding police accountable for violent actions...

Apr 21, 2021
By Theresa Spinner

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar

Environmental Health & COVID-19 Resource Roundup – Upcoming Webinars on Infection Control in Schools, Real World Cleaning Methods, and an Upgraded Disinfection Toolkit

Roundup of resources from NACCHO and partners as of May 26, 2021.

May 26, 2021 | Anu Varma

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  • Press Release

NACCHO Member Karen Shelton, MD, FACOG, Southwest Virginia Local Health District Director Testifies Before Congress on COVID-19 Vaccine Confidence

Tomorrow, Karen Shelton, MD, FACOG, Director of the Mount Rogers Health District and Acting Director of the Lenowisco...

May 25, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Infectious Disease

New Chapters: CORHA High-level Guidance for Outbreaks

The Council for Outbreak Response: Healthcare-Associated Infections & Antibiotic-Resistant Pathogens (CORHA), which...

May 25, 2021 | Kimberly Nalley

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  • COVID-19
  • Health Ethics & Law
  • Policy
  • Workforce Development

New Report: Public Health Authority: Dangerous for Public Health

This new report by NACCHO and the Network for Public Health Law, with assistance from Johns Hopkins and many others,...

May 25, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • COVID-19
  • Webinar

Webinar: Infection Prevention and Control in Schools

Join this webinar on June 10, 3:00-4:00 pm ET.

May 21, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Webinar

Webinar: COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Text Messaging Strategies

Join this webinar on June 8, 3:00-4:00 pm ET.

May 21, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Infectious Disease

New Resource: CDC Shigella Prevention and Control Toolkit

CDC released a new Shigella Prevention and Control Toolkit to help state and local health departments respond to...

May 21, 2021 | Erin Laird

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Research & Reports

CDC Releases 2019 Viral Hepatitis Surveillance Report

This week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released National Viral Hepatitis Surveillance Report –...

May 21, 2021 | Kat Kelley

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  • Press Release

Washoe County Health District Awarded 2021 Crumbine Consumer Protection Award for Excellence in Food Protection

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), the voice of the nation’s nearly 3,000 local...

May 19, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

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  • COVID-19

Senate Appropriations Subcommittee Holds Hearing with CDC Director

On May 19, the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies...

May 19, 2021 | Cameron Etessami

Partner Articles

  • 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

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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