NACCHO Voice

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

Resources Available in Anticipation of Flu Season

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, flu season can begin as early as October. With flu season...

Aug 11, 2015 | Stella Bartholet

FDA Proposes New Food Label That Includes Details on “Added Sugars”

According to an article by The Washington Post, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on July 24 expanded upon...

Aug 07, 2015 | Stella Bartholet

National Water Quality Month: A Reminder to Enhance Water Safety and Sustainability Efforts

National Water Quality Month in August serves as an important reminder for local health departments to reflect on the...

Aug 06, 2015 | Stella Bartholet

Video Recordings of NACCHO Annual Sessions Now Available

NACCHO has released video recordings of general sessions from the 2015 NACCHO Annual Conference. Presenters, including...

Aug 06, 2015 | Stella Bartholet

President Obama Unveils Final Version of the Clean Power Plan

President Obama and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy announced on August 3 the...

Aug 03, 2015 | Stella Bartholet

Food Safety Toolkit Available in NACCHO’s Toolbox

The NACCHO Food Safety toolkit is a free, online collection of public health resources including presentations, fact...

Jul 30, 2015 | Stella Bartholet

CDC Releases Report on Lyme Disease Expansion

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently reported that Lyme disease has significantly expanded in...

Jul 28, 2015 | Stella Bartholet

FDA Releases Best Practices for FoodSHIELD

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) Partnership for Food Protection’s Surveillance, Response...

Jul 24, 2015 | Stella Bartholet

50 State Compilation Available on Raw Milk Statutes

The Network for Public Health Law recently released a new raw milk resource, “50 State Compilation: Raw Milk...

Jul 22, 2015 | Stella Bartholet

NACCHO Releases Podcast Interview with Director of ONDCP

The NACCHO Podcast Series recently posted an interview with the Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy...

Jul 20, 2015 | Stella Bartholet

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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 (she/her)

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 (she/her)

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

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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

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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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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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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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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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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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