NACCHO Voice

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

  • Climate Change
  • Research & Reports

Climate and Health Risks of Liquefied Natural Gas

The years between 2005-2018 witnessed a dramatic rise in “natural” gas (methane) production in the United States,...

Dec 09, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Recommendations

Environmental Health Practice Challenges and Research Needs for U.S. Health Departments

Environmental health (EH) professionals, one of the largest segments of the public health workforce, are responsible...

Dec 09, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Food Safety & Inspection

Changes to Food Safety Centers of Excellence Regional Map

As the Integrated Food Safety Centers of Excellence enter their second five-year ELC cycle, there are some changes to...

Dec 02, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Opportunity

Issue Submission Process for the Conference for Food Protection 2020 Biennial Meeting

The Issue submission process for the 2020 Biennial Meeting is now live and will remain open until 9:00 PM Eastern time...

Dec 02, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Food Safety & Inspection

New Western Region Center of Excellence

Washington Integrated Food Safety Center of Excellence is a collaboration between the Washington State Department of...

Dec 02, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Awards & Recognition
  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Opportunity

Applications Open for the 2020 Crumbine Award

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2020 Samuel J. Crumbine Consumer Protection Award for Excellence in Food...

Nov 26, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Opportunity
  • Vector Control

Online Class: Four Common Oversights Government Officials Make With Mosquito Management

The rise in vector-borne disease cases is increasing the awareness that mosquitoes are more than just nuisance pests....

Nov 26, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Food Safety & Inspection

Investigation of E. coli O157:H7 Outbreak Linked to Romaine from Salinas, California November 2019

FDA, CDC, and state health authorities are investigating an outbreak of illnesses caused by E. coli O157:H7 in the...

Nov 25, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Tools & Resources
  • Food Safety & Inspection

FDA Releases Educational Food Safety Posters for Retail Food Employees Focusing on the Importance of Date Marking and Adequate Cooking Temperatures

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) National Retail Food Team today released additional posters that will...

Nov 25, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Food Safety & Inspection

Produce Safety Resources from AFDO

The Association of Food and Drug Officials (AFDO) has created an excellent resource on Produce Safety following the...

Nov 25, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Partner Articles

  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Training

Join us for a Climate for Health Ambassadors Training at...

We are partnering with Climate for Health and ecoAmerica to offer an...

Jul 11, 2022 | Anu Varma

Join us for a Climate for Health Ambassadors Training at...

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Infectious Disease
  • Community Health

New Resource: BLOC COVID Video Series

This video series was developed from interviews with BLOC COVID funded sites to...

Jul 06, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson, Candice Young

New Resource: BLOC COVID Video Series

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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization

Partnering for Pediatric Vaccinations

Florida Department of Health in Manatee County has been leading the way in...

Jun 17, 2022 | Amiris Roberson

Partnering for Pediatric Vaccinations

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  • Press Release

NACCHO Announces Ten Health Department Grantees to...

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), with...

May 18, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

NACCHO Announces Ten Health Department Grantees to...

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  • Webinar
  • Infectious Disease
  • Community Health
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

World Hand Hygiene Day 2022

This year’s theme for World Hand Hygiene Day on May 5 is focused on recognizing...

May 04, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson

World Hand Hygiene Day 2022

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  • Press Release

Public Health Groups Announce Grantees for National...

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) and the...

Apr 07, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

Public Health Groups Announce Grantees for National...

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Hazards & Health Effects

Multi-faceted EPA Research Addressing Threats to Public...

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) researchers are working to...

Sep 27, 2021 | Guest Author

Multi-faceted EPA Research Addressing Threats to Public...

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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