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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  • Press Release

NACCHO Releases Public Health Priorities for the Biden-Harris Transition Team and 117th Congress

— Today, the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), on behalf of the country’s nearly 3,000...

Nov 16, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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  • Press Release

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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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization

Comments on Preliminary Framework for Equitable Allocation of COVID-19 Vaccine

On September 4, 2020, NACCHO submitted comments to the National Academies of Medicine Committee on Equitable Allocation...

Sep 08, 2020 | Eli Briggs

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  • Press Release

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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  • COVID-19

Letter to Congress Urging Congress to Pass NACCHO Priorities in the Next COVID-19 Relief Package

This letter was sent urging Congress to provide substantial additional investments to the governmental public health...

Jul 23, 2020

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  • COVID-19
  • Informatics
  • Letters & Statements

Joint Letter to Congress Requesting Additional $450 Million for Data Modernization in Next COVID-19 Package

This letter from NACCHO and other public health partners requests an additional $450 million in the next COVID-19...

Jul 23, 2020 | Ian Goldstein

Public Health Workers
  • Press Release

Compromising the Role of Public Health Officials Makes Our Nation Less Safe

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

Jun 15, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

Police Violence
  • Press Release
  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Podcast

Podcast from Washington: Racially Driven Violence Against African Americans and NACCHO’s COVID-19 Dashboard Resource

In this week’s episode of Podcast from Washington, NACCHO Government Affairs team members Ian Goldstein and Eli Briggs...

Jun 11, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

Police Violence
  • Press Release

Racially Driven Violence Against Black Americans Is a Public Health Issue

For Black people in the U.S., racist-driven violence is an everyday reality.

Jun 02, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

Contact tracing
  • Press Release
  • Workforce Development
  • Contact Tracing

NACCHO Recommends at Least $7.6 Billion for Contact Tracing Workforce Surge

As Congress continues to work on legislation related to the COVID-19 response, we encourage Congress to ensure...

May 12, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

Partner Articles

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  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Opportunity

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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  • Press Release
  • Climate Change
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

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...

Covid
  • COVID-19
  • Webinar
  • Communications & Public Relations

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
  • Opportunity
  • 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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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Hazards & Health Effects

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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  • Tools & Resources
  • Healthy Living & Prevention
  • Parks

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

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

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

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

Syringe Services Programs and the COVID-19 Pandemic:...

Ao U Diversity
  • 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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