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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  • COVID-19
  • Press Release
  • Emergency Response

Local Health Departments Support Critical Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak Funding

The emergency supplemental bill includes dedicated funding for local, state public health departments.

Mar 04, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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  • Press Release
  • Awards & Recognition
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

The National Association of County and City Health Officials Awards New Overdose Response Project Funding

Local Health Departments in Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Vermont, and Washington,...

Feb 13, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Immunization
  • Infectious Disease

HPV Prevention Week 2020: Local Public Health vs. HPV

To increase public and practitioner awareness of human papillomavirus (HPV), HPV-related diseases, and the importance...

Jan 28, 2020 | Kimberly Sharpe-Scott

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  • Infectious Disease

CDC Updates: Novel Coronavirus Monitoring & Preparedness

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is closely monitoring an outbreak caused by a novel (new)...

Jan 21, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Immunization
  • Infectious Disease
  • Influenza

FluDropped: Campaign Uses iPhone “Airdrop” Feature to Promote Flu Shot

The California Immunization Coalition (CIC) recently launched an immunization campaign – in partnership with The...

Dec 13, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

  • Immunization
  • Infectious Disease
  • Influenza

National Influenza Vaccination Week 2019: It’s Not Too Late to Get Vaccinated!

By Nnandi Massac, Communications Intern The holiday season has arrived and with it comes family gatherings, work...

Dec 11, 2019 | Guest Author

  • Breastfeeding
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

A Tale of Two Cities with One Common Goal: To Improve Breastfeeding Support for Low Income Mothers in Marion County, IN

By Julie Patterson, PhD, MBA, RDN, LDN, Northern Illinois University; Lindsay Moore-Otsby, MD, HealthNet; Carrie...

Nov 11, 2019 | nacchovoice

  • Food Safety & Inspection

FDA Releases Two New Foodborne Illness Testimonial Videos

Through its industry outreach efforts, the FDA’s National Retail Food Team is releasing two new foodborne illness...

Nov 04, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Three Leading National Public Health Organizations Ring the Alarm About All-Time Highs of STDs

Data released this week by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show STDs have surged for the fifth...

Oct 10, 2019 | Taylarr Lopez

  • Podcast

Podcast from Washington Features Shelly Schwedhelm, Executive Director for Emergency Management & Biopreparedness for Nebraska Medicine

In this week’s episode of Podcast from Washington, Eli Briggs and Ian Goldstein discuss breaking news, as the Food and...

Sep 12, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

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...

Water Fountain
  • 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...

Wildfire
  • 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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