NACCHO Voice

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

Quality Improvement and Accreditation: Essential Aims for All Health Departments

By Claude-Alix Jacob, MPH, NACCHO President and Chief Public Health Officer for the Cambridge Public Health Department...

Jan 12, 2017 | nacchovoice

Now Available: CDC Vital Signs Report on HIV and Injection Drug Use

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) just announced the release of Vital Signs: Trends in HIV...

Nov 29, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

Mass Incarceration and Racism Policy

By LaMar Hasbrouck, MD, MPH, Executive Director, NACCHO According to civil rights attorney and former Stanford...

Oct 19, 2016 | nacchovoice

October is National Youth Substance Use And Substance Use Disorder Prevention Month

On October 3, 2016, President Obama declared October 2016 as National Youth Substance Use And Substance Use Disorder...

Oct 04, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

Local Health Departments Showcase Public Health Programs and Build Relationships with Congressional Staff

By Eli Briggs, Senior Director of Government Affairs, NACCHO For many local health departments (LHDs), communicating...

Sep 14, 2016 | nacchovoice

Opioid Epidemic in Rural America

The prevalence of substance abuse disorders in the U.S. has increased dramatically in the past 15 years with...

Sep 13, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

Webinar Series: Mental Health & HIV in the Rural South

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is hosting a two-part webinar series to outline...

Aug 12, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

2016 Maurice “Mo” Mullet Lifetime of Service Award Recipient Patrick Libbey Reflects on His Career Path into Public Health and Shares Advice on Starting a Career in LHDs

By Taylarr Lopez, Communications Specialist, NACCHO NACCHO is pleased to recognize Patrick M. Libbey as the recipient...

Aug 10, 2016 | nacchovoice

Supplemental Funding Opportunity: Minority AIDS Initiative Continuum of Care (MAI-CoC) Grantees

With the Secretary’s Minority AIDS Initiative Fund (SMAIF) resources, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services...

May 25, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

HHS Releases Implementation Guidance to Support Syringe Services Programs

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has issued guidance regarding the use of Federal funds to...

Mar 29, 2016 | Alyssa Kitlas

Partner Articles

  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Opportunity

New NEHA-FDA Retail Flexible Funding Model Grant Program...

The National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) is excited to announce...

Aug 03, 2021 | Guest Author

New NEHA-FDA Retail Flexible Funding Model Grant Program...

  • 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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