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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Call to Identify State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial Programs Participating in a Voluntary National Retail Food Regulatory Program Standards Network

Do you work with other jurisdictions to achieve understanding of and conformance with the Voluntary National Retail...

Mar 24, 2021 | Amy Chang

Healthy Food
  • Webinar

NACCHO Virtual Sharing Session on Specialized Food Processes: Acidified Foods

This online sharing session will provide local retail food regulators with high-level food safety knowledge and...

Mar 09, 2021 | Amy Chang

  • Food Safety & Inspection

Tenth Cohort of the Retail Program Standards Mentorship Program Announced

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

Dec 18, 2020 | Amy Chang

  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Opportunity

NACCHO Seeks Local Health Expert to Serve on CDC’s Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Surveillance Working Group

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) would like to recruit experts to serve on the Food Safety...

Nov 02, 2020 | Amy Chang, Anu Varma

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Food Safety & Inspection

Ensuring Safe Food with NACCHO’s Food Safety Toolkit

NACCHO strives to support and work with LHDs to improve food safety and prevent foodborne illness. One way this is...

Sep 02, 2020 | Amy Chang

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  • Food Safety & Inspection

Guidance for Agricultural Workers and Employers and Testing Strategy for COVID-19 in High-Density Critical Infrastructure Workplaces

NACCHO invites you to a webinar to highlight the recently released CDC and OSHA Interim Guidance for Agricultural...

Jun 22, 2020 | Amy Chang

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  • Food Safety & Inspection

COVID-19 Impact on Local Retail Regulatory Food Safety Programs

The COVID-19 outbreak has affected the operations of health departments across the country. Local Health departments’...

May 26, 2020 | Amy Chang

Perceived Increase in Foodborne Illness Outbreaks

National Public Radio published an article on why there may be a perceived increase in foodborne illness outbreaks....

Oct 01, 2018 | Amy Chang

The Impact of Food Safety Inspectors’ Schedules and Violations

A Harvard study on food safety inspectors’ schedules found that tweaking schedules could result in the discovery...

Jun 01, 2018 | Amy Chang

Studies on Food Allergies in Restaurants

The Centers for Disease Control have several studies on food allergens in restaurants. These include the following:...

Jun 01, 2018 | Amy Chang

Partner Articles

  • 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...

Water Fountain
  • 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...

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...

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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