NACCHO Voice

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

Risk Communication and Information Sharing Workgroup Feburary Report

The Risk Communication and Information Sharing Workgroup held its February call on Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at 1 PM...

Mar 09, 2015 | Frances Bevington

ASPR Releases New National Health Security Strategy

The National Health Security Strategy and Implementation Plan (NHSS/IP) 2015-2018 was released on Friday, February 20,...

Feb 23, 2015 | Frances Bevington

Risk Communication and Information Sharing Workgroup January Report

The Risk Communication and Information Sharing Workgroup held its January call on Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at 1 PM...

Feb 18, 2015 | Frances Bevington

Risk Communication and Information Sharing Workgroup December Report

The Risk Communication and Information Sharing Workgroup held its December call on Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 1 PM...

Jan 05, 2015 | Frances Bevington

Ebola – What’s Flu Got to Do With It?

This week is National Influenza Vaccination Week. Local health departments across the country use this awareness...

Dec 10, 2014 | Frances Bevington

Risk Communication and Information Sharing Workgroup November Report

The Risk Communication and Information Sharing Workgroup held its November call on Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 1 PM...

Dec 04, 2014 | Frances Bevington

Risk Communication and Information Sharing Workgroup October Report

The Risk Communication and Information Sharing Workgroup held its October call on Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at 1 PM...

Nov 03, 2014 | Frances Bevington

Jack Herrmann to Depart NACCHO on November 21

NACCHO announced yesterday that Jack Herrmann, Senior Advisor and Chief, Public Health Programs will be stepping down...

Oct 23, 2014 | Frances Bevington

CDC Confirms First Case of Ebola in Texas

On September 30, 2014 at 5:30 PM EDT, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) held a press conference with...

Oct 01, 2014 | Frances Bevington

Are Preparedness Funding Cuts Impacting the Capability of Local Health Departments to Respond to Global Health Security Threats?

“What if there was a case of Ebola in my community?” With the growing outbreak in West Africa, public health...

Sep 30, 2014 | Frances Bevington

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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

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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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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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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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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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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
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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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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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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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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 –...

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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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