NACCHO Voice

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

Filtered by

Rodent Control and Public Health: Examining Local Rodent Control Programs

From the 1900 San Francisco bubonic plague epidemic to the 2012 Yosemite National Park hantavirus infection outbreak,...

Nov 11, 2015 | Lisa Brown

Addressing the Public Health Threat of Climate Change

August 3rd was an historic day for the health of the United States as the White House announced the Clean Power Plan to...

Aug 19, 2015 | Lisa Brown

NACCHO, CDC Webinar Examines Chikungunya Virus

NACCHO and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have released an archived version of the webinar...

Jun 25, 2015 | Lisa Brown

NACCHO and Local Health Departments Applaud White House Initiative to Help Health Facilities Prepare for Climate Change

NACCHO was honored to be invited by the White House to discuss its Sustainable and Climate Resilient Health Care...

Dec 17, 2014 | Lisa Brown

Rising Number of Chikungunya Cases Pose Significant U.S. Public Health Threat

by Andrew Roszak, JDA, MPA, Senior Director, and Lisa Brown, MPH, Program Analyst, Environmental Health, Pandemic...

Dec 17, 2014 | Lisa Brown

State, Local, and Tribal Leaders Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience Release Recommendations

Last year, as part of his Climate Action Plan, the President established the State, Local, and Tribal Leaders Task...

Dec 03, 2014 | Lisa Brown

NACCHO Staff Attend IOM Vector-Borne Disease Workshop

NACCHO staff from both the Environmental Health Team and Infectious Disease Team attended an Institute of Medicine...

Sep 25, 2014 | Lisa Brown

Smallpox Preparedness Planning: Understanding the Strategic National Stockpile and Potential Weaponization

On September 8, a Congressional exercise explored the implications of anthrax and smallpox attacks on the Korean...

Sep 24, 2014 | Lisa Brown

NACCHO Releases Report on Climate Change Preparedness at the Local Level

NACCHO and the George Mason University Center for Climate Change Communication recently conducted a study to gain a...

Sep 04, 2014 | Lisa Brown

The American College of Chest Physicians Releases Consensus Statement on the Care of the Critically Ill and Injured During Pandemics and Disasters

The American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST) has released the 2014 Care of the Critically Ill and Injured During...

Aug 28, 2014 | Lisa Brown

Partner Articles

MAPP Evolution Exec Summary Report Cover V1
  • Press Release

NACCHO Announces Ten Health Department Grantees to...

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), with...

May 18, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

NACCHO Announces Ten Health Department Grantees to...

FR3 U00 RXEA Yg Zfz
  • Webinar
  • Infectious Disease
  • Community Health
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

World Hand Hygiene Day 2022

This year’s theme for World Hand Hygiene Day on May 5 is focused on recognizing...

May 04, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson

World Hand Hygiene Day 2022

NACCHO ASTHO SDOH Project Logo png
  • Press Release

Public Health Groups Announce Grantees for National...

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) and the...

Apr 07, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

Public Health Groups Announce Grantees for National...

2021 September EPA ORD Blog image
  • Tools & Resources
  • Hazards & Health Effects

Multi-faceted EPA Research Addressing Threats to Public...

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) researchers are working to...

Sep 27, 2021 | Guest Author

Multi-faceted EPA Research Addressing Threats to Public...

Alzheimers Disease
  • Press Release

NACCHO and the Alzheimer’s Association Collaborating to...

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO),...

Sep 21, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

NACCHO and the Alzheimer’s Association Collaborating to...

Glass water i Stock 803155598
  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Water Quality

Responding to Per- And Polyfluoroalkyl Substances in...

On August 12, 2021, NACCHO and AAAS’s EPI Center hosted a webinar on PFAS...

Aug 27, 2021 | Guest Author

Responding to Per- And Polyfluoroalkyl Substances in...

Produce vegetables grocery store i Stock 813211264
  • Funding Opportunity
  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Opportunity

NEHA-FDA RFFM Mentorship Program in partnership with the...

Applications for the program are now open from September 9 through November 15,...

Aug 03, 2021 | Guest Author

NEHA-FDA RFFM Mentorship Program in partnership with the...

  • 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....

SDOH Project Logo V2
  • 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...

Ci  Climate  Change
  • 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...

Doctor 563428 640
  • 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...

Back to Top