NACCHO Voice

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

  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

NACCHO Exchange: Overdose Crisis

This issue of NACCHO Exchange highlights local health departments’ response efforts to the opioid overdose crisis. The...

Jun 14, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

  • COVID-19
  • Contact Tracing
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Research & Reports

Quick Take: HIV Lessons for COVID-19 Contact Tracing

The O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law has released a new resource describing contact tracing and...

Jun 04, 2020 | Kat Kelley

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Access to HIV, STI, & Hepatitis Services During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Check out this running list of journal articles and survey findings on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on HIV, STI,...

May 26, 2020 | Rebekah Horowitz

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Policy

New Tool: COVID-19 Local Action Tracker

The National League of Cities and Bloomberg Philanthropies have teamed up to collect and share actions taken by local...

May 20, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • Webinar
  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Infectious Disease
  • Training

Webinar Series: Health Equity and Social Solidarity in the Time of Pandemic: Strategies for COVID-19 Response and Recovery

County Health Rankings & Roadmaps is introducing a new webinar series, "Health Equity and Social Solidarity in the Time...

May 20, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • Press Release
  • Emergency Response
  • Workforce Development

NACCHO Urges Support for Frontline Public Health Workers

NACCHO recently sent a letter to Congress highlighting the key role of health department staff on the front lines of...

May 04, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response
  • Epidemiology
  • Global Health

COVID-19 Resources for Local Health Departments (April 13-17)

This blog highlights COVID-19 guidance/news, tools and resources, and training opportunities that NACCHO compiled...

Apr 29, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response
  • Epidemiology
  • Global Health

COVID-19 Resources for Local Health Departments (April 6-10)

This blog highlights COVID-19 guidance/news, tools and resources, and training opportunities that NACCHO compiled...

Apr 29, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • Press Release
  • Infectious Disease

NACCHO’s Past Presidents Call for Action to Support Public Health Response to Coronavirus

Yesterday, 19 former presidents of the NACCHO, on behalf of the nation’s nearly 3,000 local health departments, sent...

Apr 23, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

  • Book Club

NACCHO Book Club — The Body: A Guide for Occupants

By Emily Yox, MPH, Program Analyst, Global Health, NACCHO Each month, NACCHO will bring you a new public health book,...

Apr 17, 2020 | Emily Yox

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...

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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