NACCHO Voice

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

  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Social Determinants of Health

SDOH: The Game of Life

Education is the first step to understanding the social determinants of health and making on impact on health outcomes....

Sep 26, 2018 | Alyson Jordan

  • Social Determinants of Health

Madera County Moves Upstream for Increased Impact

Live Well Madera County’s Community Health Improvement Plan goals will focus exclusively on upstream preventative...

Sep 26, 2018 | Alyson Jordan

  • Social Determinants of Health

From Thailand to Yosemite: Journey Through Culture Shock

Visitors to Yosemite National Park might have seen her ⎯ a young woman working as a housekeeper at one of the hotels...

Sep 26, 2018 | Alyson Jordan

  • Social Determinants of Health

Outdoor Smoke-free Policies Protect Food Industry Workers

Every weekday around noon, local residents, workers, high school students, and visitors to Mariposa County head to the...

Sep 26, 2018 | Alyson Jordan

  • Social Determinants of Health

Creating Community Capacity in Public Housing Through Community Health Workers (CHWs) and Million Hearts®

This Million Hearts® demonstration project utilizes community health workers to create a culture of health within the...

Sep 26, 2018 | Alyson Jordan

  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Social Determinants of Health

Community Health Assessment & Tribal Health

Navajo County is in the process of capturing an equitable assessment of our community’s health needs. To assist us in...

Sep 26, 2018 | Alyson Jordan

  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic
  • Social Determinants of Health

Building Community Resilience: Fighting the Opioid Crisis

The opioid epidemic has spread rapidly and uncontrollably through our country and our community. Research consistently...

Sep 26, 2018 | Alyson Jordan

Special Revenue Funds – Winning the Vector War!

How can a local health department respond to an onslaught of vector control (mosquito and rat) complaints? Easy,...

Jun 27, 2018 | Alyson Jordan

How’s My District Doing? Communicating Local Immunization Data to Colorado Legislators

Using newly-available data on nearly one million children in Colorado, the Colorado Children's Immunization Coalition...

Jun 20, 2018 | Alyson Jordan

Monroe County- Smoke-free Housing Implementation Success Story

When it comes to public health, community partnership is everything. Funding comes and goes, but the partnerships you...

Feb 12, 2018 | Alyson Jordan

Partner Articles

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 (she/her)

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 (she/her)

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

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  • Tools & Resources
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Social Media Resources: National HIV Testing Day

Social media toolkit for National HIV Testing Day, a day to raise awareness...

Jun 24, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

Social Media Resources: National HIV Testing Day

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

Syringe Services Programs and the COVID-19 Pandemic:...

Local health departments (LHDs) are on the frontlines of the opioid crisis,...

Jun 16, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

Syringe Services Programs and the COVID-19 Pandemic:...

Ao U Diversity
  • Community Engagement
  • Informatics
  • Opportunity

The Path to One Million: Leveraging the Power of Public...

Since its launch, the All of Us Research Program has enrolled more than 350,000...

Jun 11, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

The Path to One Million: Leveraging the Power of Public...

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  • Tools & Resources
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

NCSD Brief: At-Home Self-Collection Lab Testing for...

The National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) developed a technical assistance...

Jun 10, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

NCSD Brief: At-Home Self-Collection Lab Testing for...

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  • Tools & Resources
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

NCSD Releases STD Billing Toolkit

The National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) released STD TAC Billing...

Jun 10, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

NCSD Releases STD Billing Toolkit

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  • Tools & Resources
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

NCSD Webinar: At-Home HIV & STI Testing – The Lab...

Part 4 in a series of webinars discussing at-home HIV & STI testing at health...

Jun 10, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

NCSD Webinar: At-Home HIV & STI Testing – The Lab...

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