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

Local Health Departments Call on Administration, Congress to Provide Supplemental Funding to Address Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak

Millions in uncovered costs already incurred as health departments prepare for and respond to potential and confirmed...

Feb 24, 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

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  • Press Release
  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Opportunity

NACCHO and FDA Announce the Ninth Year of the Retail Program Standards Mentorship Program

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) has announced the ninth cohort of a mentorship...

Feb 12, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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  • Press Release
  • Awards & Recognition
  • Medical Reserve Corps

The National Association of County and City Health Officials Announces Over $1 Million in Medical Reserve Corps Operational Readiness Awards

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), the voice of the country’s nearly 3,000 local...

Feb 11, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

  • Press Release

NACCHO Statement on the President’s FY 2021 Budget

Billions Cut from CDC During a Public Health Emergency Endangers the Public’s Health

Feb 11, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

  • Press Release
  • Food Safety & Inspection

The National Association of County and City Health Officials Announces 2020 Food Service Guidelines Action Institute

Feb 10, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

  • Press Release

NACCHO Statement on Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

The National Association of County and City Health Officials, on behalf of the nation’s nearly 3,000 local governmental...

Jan 28, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

  • Press Release
  • Community Health Assessment and Improvement Planning
  • Health & Disability

The National Association of County and City Health Officials Announces Awards to Increase Disability Inclusion in Community Health Planning

Champaign-Urbana, IL and Wichita Falls, TX Health Departments Awarded $10,000 Each

Jan 03, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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  • Press Release
  • Tobacco-Use Prevention

Local Health Departments: Administration's E-cigarette Policy Does Not Go Far Enough

The Trump administration announced today a new e-cigarette enforcement policy that allows menthol flavors as well as...

Jan 02, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

Partner Articles

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

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...

  • 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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