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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  • 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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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

Maricopa County Environmental Services Department, AZ wins 2018 Crumbine Award

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), representing nearly 3,000 local governmental...

Jun 01, 2018 | Amy Chang

Nutrition Facts Label Compliance Dates Extended

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a final rule to extend the compliance dates for updating the...

Jun 01, 2018 | Amy Chang

New FDA Workgroup to Protect Consumers from Toxic Metals in Foods

Heavy metals such as arsenic, lead, cadmium, mercury, and others are present in certain foods. At high levels, metals...

Apr 25, 2018 | Amy Chang

FDA Investigates Salmonella Infections linked to Shell Eggs from Rose Acre Farms

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state...

Apr 25, 2018 | Amy Chang

Hepatitis A Vaccinations Urged for More Restaurant Workers

Across the country, state and local officials are warning consumers about possible Hepatitis A exposures from...

Apr 25, 2018 | Amy Chang

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2021 RWJF Culture of Health Prize
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  • 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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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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  • Healthy Living & Prevention
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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:...

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  • 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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  • 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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