NACCHO Voice

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

  • Immunization
  • Recommendations

CDC Releases 2019 NIS-Child Vaccination Coverage by Age 24 Months Among Children Born in 2016 and 2017

On October 22, 2020, CDC released the results of the 2019 National Immunization Survey-Child (NIS-Child), which...

Oct 23, 2020 | Kimberly Sharpe-Scott

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Health in All Policies

COVID-19 & Environmental Health Resources: Holiday Season Guidelines and More

As part of the National Association of County and City Health Officials’ (NACCHO’s) work to support and serve 3,000...

Oct 15, 2020 | Anu Varma

New White House
  • Press Release

NACCHO Highlights Needed Supports for Local Health Department Response to COVID-19

Targeted funding and policy changes needed as Congress continues to negotiate next emergency supplemental package

Oct 04, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

Advocacy Against Asbestos Exposure during Mesothelioma Awareness Day

This year, September 26 marks the 17th anniversary of Mesothelioma Awareness Day (MAD), and sparks an opportunity for...

Sep 23, 2020

  • Epidemiology
  • Infectious Disease

Webinar Recording: Intro to CDC's Law and Epidemic Emergency Preparedness (LEEP) Online Course

The recording and slides from NACCHO's webinar, "Intro to CDC's Law and Epidemic Emergency Preparedness (LEEP) Online...

Sep 22, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Leadership
  • President's Corner

Developing Emergency Preparedness Plans with a Health Equity Focus

National Preparedness Month is an opportunity for us to pause and think about how our own health departments can plan...

Sep 22, 2020 | Jennifer C. Kertanis

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  • Leadership
  • President's Corner

New NACCHO President Jennifer Kertanis Discusses the Challenges of Responding to the Pandemic and Lays Out Her Presidential Priorities

It is truly an honor to serve as NACCHO President during the 2020–2021 term despite the fact that these are the most...

Aug 30, 2020 | Jennifer C. Kertanis

The White House
  • Press Release

Local Health Departments Ask Administration to Pull Updated COVID-19 Testing Guidance

Letter from the National Association of County and City Health Officials and the Big Cities Health Coalition

Aug 28, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

Vaping
  • Tools & Resources
  • Tobacco-Use Prevention

Youth E-cigarette Resources and The CDC’s Release of Best Practices User Guide: Youth Engagement in Tobacco Prevention and Control

From the devastating deaths and illnesses as represented by the 2019 national outbreak of the lung injury called...

Aug 17, 2020 | Melanie Ruhe

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Research & Reports

2018 Viral Hepatitis Surveillance Report: Cases of Hepatitis A and C Continue to Climb

The CDC recently released Viral Hepatitis Surveillance – United States, 2018, its annual report analyzing viral...

Aug 04, 2020 | Kat Kelley

Partner Articles

  • 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
  • Infectious Disease
  • Community Health

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
  • 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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