NACCHO Voice

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

  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

State Children’s Environmental Health Profiles

The Children’s Environmental Health Network is developing fact sheets that include indicators of environmental...

Dec 09, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Leadership
  • President's Corner

Professor and Chair of the CDC Foundation’s Board of Directors, Dr. Leah Devlin Shares the Biggest Risk She’s Taken as a Leader and the Greatest Reward

Dr. Devlin’s presidential leadership spans across three public health organizations—the North Carolina Association of...

Dec 04, 2019 | George Roberts

  • Cardiovascular Health
  • Chronic Disease
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

How to Combat Childhood Obesity: A Detailed Guide for Parents, Children and Health Practitioners

In the early 1970s, approximately 6.1 percent of children ages 12-19 in the United States were obese, according to the...

Nov 14, 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

  • Breastfeeding
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Increasing Breastfeeding Support at Erie Family Health Centers

By Misty Romero, BA, RN, IBCLC and Hrishikesh T. Shetty, Institutional Giving Manager, Erie Family Health Centers...

Nov 05, 2019 | Guest Author

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

TFAH Report: Addressing a Crisis: Cross-Sector Strategies to Prevent Adolescent Substance Use and Suicide

Focused on the health and well-being of adolescents, a new report by Trust for America’s Health (TFAH) and Well Being...

Oct 29, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

  • Breastfeeding
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Leveraging Partnerships and Strengthening Connections to Support Breastfeeding Families

While the need to better support breastfeeding families in safety-net clinics is well recognized, internal resources...

Oct 29, 2019 | Guest Author

  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health
  • Opportunity

Apply for Emerging Threats (Hepatitis C, Syphilis and/or Zika) Field Support for Local Health Departments

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is soliciting applications from local health departments (LHDs)...

Oct 28, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

  • Breastfeeding
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Streamlining Breastfeeding Support and Education in a Federally Qualified Health Center in New York City

In New York City, we have witnessed staggering inequities in maternal health outcomes, which is largely driven by...

Oct 22, 2019 | Guest Author

  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Lead-Safe Toolkit for Home-Based Child Care

The Lead-Safe Toolkit for Home-Based Child Care was developed with input from child care professionals and lead...

Oct 21, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

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The National Association of County and City Health...

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

Sep 21, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

The National Association of County and City Health...

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  • Webinar
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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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  • 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...

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  • 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

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