NACCHO Voice

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

Providing lactation services in 20 rural counties in KS

LAACT Action provides prenatal breastfeeding education and lactation consultations for mothers throughout 20 counties...

Oct 20, 2017 | Alyson Jordan

Interim Guidance for the Diagnosis, Evaluation, and Management of Infants with Possible Congenital Zika Virus Infection

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) just published guidelines to support clinicians in diagnosing,...

Oct 20, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

Member Spotlight: DeKalb County Health Director Sandra Ford Discusses Her Department’s Wellness Policy and Highlights Successes from the MORE Moms Program

Interview by Taylarr Lopez, Communications Specialist, NACCHO NACCHO’s Member Spotlight series features interviews with...

Oct 15, 2017 | nacchovoice

Commentary: CDC’s 2016 STD Surveillance Report

Increasing STD rates highlight the need to work together, commit to doing what we know works, and develop new tools and...

Sep 26, 2017 | Gretchen Weiss

NIAM Blog Series 2017: Increasing Immunization through School-Located Clinics

Throughout the month of August, NACCHO’s National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) Blog Series highlights the...

Aug 30, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

NIAM Blog Series 2017: Turning the Tide on HPV Vaccination Rates

Throughout the month of August, NACCHO’s National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) Blog Series highlights the...

Aug 28, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

NIAM Blog Series: Increasing Adult Immunizations through Education and Outreach

Throughout the month of August, NACCHO’s National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) Blog Series highlights the...

Aug 16, 2017 | Courtney Martin

NIAM Blog Series: Leveraging Partnerships to Increase Maternal Immunization

Throughout the month of August, NACCHO’s National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) Blog Series will highlight the...

Aug 10, 2017 | Courtney Martin

NIAM Blog Series: Breaking Down Barriers to Access to Increase Immunization Rates

Every August, local health departments throughout the country participate in National Immunization Awareness Month...

Aug 04, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

Summer is Here and So are the Mosquitoes: Why Local Vector Control is Key to Combating Zika

As temperatures rise well above 50 degrees throughout much of the country, mosquito season is in full swing, meaning...

Jul 31, 2017 | Chelsea Gridley-Smith

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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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  • 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...

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  • 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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  • Tools & Resources
  • Healthy Living & Prevention
  • Parks

Greener Parks for Health

National Recreation and Park Association releases new Greener Parks for Health...

Jul 13, 2020

Greener Parks for Health

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  • Tools & Resources

CDC Report: Temporary Reassignment of Personnel Requests...

CDC recently updated its flexibilities guidance for recipients and applicants...

Jul 09, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

CDC Report: Temporary Reassignment of Personnel Requests...

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Scholarships Available: SYNChronicity 2020 Conference –...

SYNC 2020, the National Conference for HIV, HCV, STI and LGBTQ Health, is...

Jul 08, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Scholarships Available: SYNChronicity 2020 Conference –...

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Apply Now: DIS Scholarships for STD Engage 2020...

NCSD and NACCHO are pleased to offer several full scholarships for DIS to...

Jun 24, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Apply Now: DIS Scholarships for STD Engage 2020...

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