NACCHO Voice

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

Applications Open for NACCHO’s Retail Program Standards Mentorship Program

For the fifth year in a row, NACCHO is pleased to invite local health departments (LHDs) to submit applications for...

Oct 01, 2015 | Katie Regan

NACCHO Executive Director to Participate in #NetworkCommons Chat

NACCHO Executive Director Dr. LaMar Hasbrouck will participate in the next Build Healthy Places Network #NetworkCommons...

Sep 24, 2015 | Katie Regan

Celebrate World Environmental Health Day Sept. 26

Ensuring the public’s health is a multifaceted challenge requiring expertise in more than just the health threats...

Sep 24, 2015 | Katie Regan

September 21-25 is SepticSmart Week

September 21-25 marks the third annual SepticSmart Week, an awareness event supported by the U.S. Environmental...

Sep 21, 2015 | Katie Regan

CDC Investigation Updates: Salmonella Outbreak Related to Imported Cucumbers

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), multiple states, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...

Sep 17, 2015 | Katie Regan

USDA, EPA Set Nation’s First Food Waste Reduction Goals

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) this week announced the United...

Sep 17, 2015 | Katie Regan

Environmental Health and Accreditation in Indian River County, FL

By Julianne Price, Environmental Health Coordinator, Florida Department of Health in Indian River County Environmental...

Sep 15, 2015 | Katie Regan

CIFOR Guidelines and Toolkit Implementation Webinar Series

Two upcoming webinars, one for managers and directors of local and state environmental and public health departments...

Sep 14, 2015 | Katie Regan

FDA Finalizes FSMA Preventative Control Rules for Human and Animal Foods

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has finalized the first two major regulations developed under the Food...

Sep 10, 2015 | Katie Regan

New Fact Sheet Examines Role of Environmental Health in Public Health Accreditation

The Public Health Accreditation Board’s (PHAB’s) national voluntary accreditation program advances the...

Sep 01, 2015 | Katie Regan

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CDC Report: Temporary Reassignment of Personnel Requests...

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Jul 09, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

CDC Report: Temporary Reassignment of Personnel Requests...

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Apply Now: DIS Scholarships for STD Engage 2020...

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Jun 24, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

Social Media Resources: National HIV Testing Day

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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 (she/her)

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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NCSD Brief: At-Home Self-Collection Lab Testing for...

The National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) developed a technical assistance...

Jun 10, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

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NCSD Releases STD Billing Toolkit

The National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) released STD TAC Billing...

Jun 10, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

NCSD Releases STD Billing Toolkit

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