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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The National Association of County and City Health Officials Announces $160,000 in Medical Reserve Corps COVID-19 Operational Readiness Awards

These awards, made possible through a cooperative agreement with the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness...

Oct 22, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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NACCHO Highlights Needed Supports for Local Health Department Response to COVID-19

Targeted funding and policy changes needed as Congress continues to negotiate next emergency supplemental package

Oct 04, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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California's Dr. Cameron Kaiser Elected to NACCHO's Board of Directors

California Local Health Department Official Dr. Cameron Kaiser Elected to the Board of Directors of the National...

Sep 22, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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Nation’s Local Health Departments Applaud CDC’s Clarification of COVID-19 Testing Guidance

A Statement from the National Association of County and City Health Officials and the Big Cities Health Coalition

Sep 18, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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Tennessee's Mr. Joey Smith Elected to NACCHO's Board of Directors

Tennessee Local Health Department Official Mr. Joey Smith Elected to the Board of Directors of the National...

Sep 03, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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NACCHO Announces its 2020-2021 Officers and Board of Directors

NACCHO's Board of Directors for July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021

Aug 31, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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Local Health Departments Ask Administration to Pull Updated COVID-19 Testing Guidance

Letter from the National Association of County and City Health Officials and the Big Cities Health Coalition

Aug 28, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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More Than 9 in 10 Americans Are Endangered by the Underfunding of Local Public Health

New Infographic Highlights Critical Role of Local Health Departments to Emergency Preparedness and Response

Aug 27, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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NACCHO Announces 2020 Model Practice Award Winners

Today, the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), the voice of the nation’s nearly 3,000...

Jul 06, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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Connecticut Local Public Health Leader Jennifer C. Kertanis Is now Board President of the National Association of County and City Health Officials

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) has announced that Jennifer C. Kertanis, MPH,...

Jul 02, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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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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  • Climate Change
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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