NACCHO Voice

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

  • Awards & Recognition
  • Food Safety & Inspection

Monterey County Environmental Health Food Safety Conference: An Idea, a Leap, and a Difference

NACCHO recognized Monterey County's Food Safety Conference as a 2019 Model Practice. Applications for 2020 Model...

Nov 20, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Infectious Disease

CDC’s New Antibiotic Resistance Threats Report Shows Persistent Problem

NACCHO released the following statement in response to the newly released Antibiotic Resistance Threats Report, 2019...

Nov 13, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Funding Opportunity
  • Health & Disability

2020 Technical Assistance Available to Support Disability Inclusion Efforts

NACCHO’s Health and Disability Program is accepting applications through Jan. 31, 2020 for its Health and Disability...

Nov 08, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Vector Control

Failure of Asian Longhorned Tick to Serve as Experimental Vector of Lyme Disease Bacteria

Researchers from the CDC Division of Vector-Borne Diseases published results of an experimental vector competence study...

Nov 07, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Call for Comments
  • Food Safety & Inspection

Call for Comments: Third Edition of CIFOR Guidelines

The CIFOR Guidelines for Foodborne Disease Outbreak Response (CIFOR Guidelines) are a comprehensive source of...

Nov 06, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Vector Control

Journal of Medical Entomology Published Special Collection on West Nile Virus

The Journal of Medical Entomology recently published a collection of articles from experts in public health, veterinary...

Nov 05, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Health in All Policies

Stories from the Field: Health in All Policies Approach to Lead Prevention

Funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the National Center for Healthy Housing,  the National...

Nov 05, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Food Safety & Inspection

FDA Makes Available Testing Method for PFAS in Foods and Final Results from Recent Surveys

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is making available a scientifically validated method for testing for 16 types of...

Nov 04, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Food Safety & Inspection

FDA Publishes Proposed Rule to Establish Laboratory Accreditation Program for Food Testing

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is proposing to establish a program for the testing of food by accredited...

Nov 04, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Food Safety & Inspection

Food Safety Programs Reference Guide

The Council to Improve Foodborne Outbreak Response (CIFOR) released a Food Safety Programs Reference Guide. This guide...

Nov 04, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Community Health Assessment and Improvement Planning
  • Community Engagement

Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships...

NACCHO is pleased to launch the three revised assessments of Mobilizing for...

Nov 22, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships...

MAPP Roadmap
  • Funding Opportunity
  • Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP)
  • Opportunity

RFP: NACCHO Seeking a Graphic Designer for New MAPP 2.0...

NACCHO is seeking a qualified consultant to provide graphic design for the new...

Nov 07, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

RFP: NACCHO Seeking a Graphic Designer for New MAPP 2.0...

  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Training

Join us for a Climate for Health Ambassadors Training at...

We are partnering with Climate for Health and ecoAmerica to offer an...

Jul 11, 2022 | Anu Varma

Join us for a Climate for Health Ambassadors Training at...

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control
  • Infectious Disease

New Resource: BLOC COVID Video Series

This video series was developed from interviews with BLOC COVID funded sites to...

Jul 06, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson, Candice Young

New Resource: BLOC COVID Video Series

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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization

Partnering for Pediatric Vaccinations

Florida Department of Health in Manatee County has been leading the way in...

Jun 17, 2022 | Amiris Roberson

Partnering for Pediatric Vaccinations

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  • Press Release

NACCHO Announces Ten Health Department Grantees to...

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

May 18, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

NACCHO Announces Ten Health Department Grantees to...

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  • Webinar
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control
  • Infectious Disease
  • Community Health

World Hand Hygiene Day 2022

This year’s theme for World Hand Hygiene Day on May 5 is focused on recognizing...

May 04, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson

World Hand Hygiene Day 2022

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  • Press Release

Public Health Groups Announce Grantees for National...

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

Apr 07, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

Public Health Groups Announce Grantees for National...

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Hazards & Health Effects

Multi-faceted EPA Research Addressing Threats to Public...

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) researchers are working to...

Sep 27, 2021 | Guest Author

Multi-faceted EPA Research Addressing Threats to Public...

Alzheimers Disease
  • Press Release

NACCHO and the Alzheimer’s Association Collaborating to...

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

Sep 21, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

NACCHO and the Alzheimer’s Association Collaborating to...

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Water Quality

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...

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