NACCHO Voice

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

  • Climate Change
  • Health in All Policies

Funding Opportunity: Climate and Health in All Policies Demonstration Grants

CDC’s National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH) and Climate and Health Program have partnered with the National...

Nov 22, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Climate Change
  • Extreme Weather

Wildfire Smoke and Your Patients’ Health Course

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) partnered with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to...

Nov 22, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Climate Change

2019 Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change

The Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change is a comprehensive yearly analysis tracking the impact of climate...

Nov 22, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Climate Change

CDC Celebrating 10 years of Climate and Health Program

CDC’s Climate and Health Program is celebrating 10 years of supporting state, tribal, local, and territorial public...

Oct 30, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Climate Change
  • Extreme Weather

Climate and Health Fact Sheet on Storms and Sea Level

Physicians for Social Responsibility released a fact sheet on how climate worsens extreme weather. As ocean and air...

Oct 30, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Tools & Resources
  • Influenza

Ending Pandemics: US Foreign Policy to Mitigate Today’s Major Killers, Tomorrow’s Outbreaks, and the Health Impacts of Climate Change

New pieces make the case that whomever is in the White House needs a proactive strategic initiative, based in global...

Oct 24, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

  • Climate Change

Building Public Health Capacity for Climate Action

The theme for this year’s World Environmental Health Day, celebrated on Sept. 26, calls for unified action among the...

Sep 26, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Climate Change

Session Recordings from Climate Change and Public Health Conference

On Sept. 21, 2019, the West Virginia University College of Law Center for Energy and Sustainable Development hosted a...

Sep 23, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Climate Change
  • Water Quality

WHO Guide on Creating Healthy Environments

This new guide from the World Health Organization (WHO) presents an overview of actions that can be taken by various...

Sep 23, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

NACCHO Podcast Features Dr. Stephen Redd, Deputy Director for Public Health Service and Implementation Science at CDC

In this week’s episode of Podcast from Washington, Ian Goldstein and Adriane Casalotti discuss Congress’...

Aug 29, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

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...

Ci  Climate  Change
  • 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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