NACCHO Voice

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

  • COVID-19
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

COVID-19 Real-Time Learning Network

The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and partners recently launched the COVID-19 Real-Time Learning...

Sep 23, 2020 | Shalesha Majors

  • COVID-19
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Rights in a pandemic – Lockdowns, rights and lessons from HIV in the early response to COVID-19

During the early response to COVID-19 UNAIDS received numerous reports of interruptions to HIV services and disturbing...

Sep 23, 2020 | Shalesha Majors

  • COVID-19
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

COVID-19 and HIV: 1 moment, 2 epidemics, 3 opportunities—how to seize the moment to learn, leverage and build a new way forward for everyone's health and rights

A new report from UNAIDS shows how countries grappling with COVID-19 are using the experience and infrastructure from...

Sep 23, 2020 | Shalesha Majors

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  • COVID-19
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

HRSA/HAB Issues Letter COVID-19 Impact on RWHAP Clinical and Programmatic Operations and Outcomes

HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau released a new program letter for Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program recipients and subrecipients...

Sep 23, 2020 | Shalesha Majors

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  • COVID-19
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

The CDC’s Eviction Moratorium Order Is Unprecedented: What Does It Mean for Tenants and Landlords? (The Network for Public Health Law)

Millions of Americans are at risk of losing their homes in the wake of the pandemic and renters are particularly...

Sep 23, 2020 | Shalesha Majors

Vaccine
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Immunization

COVID Vaccine Strategy Released

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Department of Defense (DoD) have released two documents...

Sep 23, 2020 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • School Safety

CDC Guidance Released - Indicators for School Decision Making

The CDC has released guidance that proposes core and secondary indicators that States, Tribes, Localities, Territories,...

Sep 23, 2020 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Webinar
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Infectious Disease

Webinar Series: Anti-Microbial Resistance in Light of COVID-19

Through a four-part webinar series, global experts will discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic could reshape strategies for...

Sep 22, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • COVID-19
  • Webinar

Webinar: COVID-19 Vaccination Program Interim Playbook and Planning for Local Health Departments

NACCHO invites local health department leadership and staff to participate in a webinar on “COVID-19 Vaccination...

Sep 21, 2020 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19

VoteSAFE Public Health

NACCHO is a member of the VoteSAFE Public Health coalition, a collaborative project with 10 national public health...

Sep 11, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

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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

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...

Wildfire
  • 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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