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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  • COVID-19

Statement: Newly Announced Order for Hospitals to Bypass CDC and Send Coronavirus Patient Information Directly to Washington Database Likely to Worsen Pandemic Response

Statement of Organizational Leaders: Newly Announced Order for Hospitals to Bypass CDC and Send Coronavirus Patient...

Jul 15, 2020 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Press Release

Statement: Compromising Data Collection Will Further Complicate the U.S. Response to COVID-19

Statement from the National Association of County and City Health Officials, July 15, 2020 Compromising Data...

Jul 15, 2020 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Press Release

Texas Local Public Health Leader George T. Roberts, Jr. Is the Immediate Past President of the National Association of County and City Health Officials

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) has announced that George T. Roberts, Jr. , MHA,...

Jul 02, 2020 | nacchovoice

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  • Press Release

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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  • Press Release

Georgia Public Health Official Sandra Elizabeth Ford, MD, MBA Is President-Elect of the National Association of County and City Health Officials’ Board of Directors

Washington, DC, July 2, 2020—The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) has elected Sandra...

Jul 02, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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  • Press Release

North Carolina Local Public Health Leader Lisa Macon Harrison Elected Board Vice President of the National Association of County and City Health Officials

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) has elected Lisa Macon Harrison, Local Health...

Jul 02, 2020 | nacchovoice

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  • Leadership
  • President's Corner

Incoming NACCHO President Jennifer Kertanis Shares how Her Health Department is responding to COVID-19 and Briefly Discusses Her Vision for NACCHO

President-elect Jennifer Kertanis highlights what her health department is doing to slow the spread of COVID-19 and...

Jun 26, 2020 | George Roberts

  • Book Club
  • Health Equity & Social Justice

NACCHO Book Club — The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks takes readers through the life and later influences of African American woman and...

Jun 14, 2020 | Kamya Raja

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  • Informatics
  • Opportunity

All of Us Research Program Begins Beta Testing of Data Platform

NIH's All of Us Research Program recently opened its research platform, the All of Us Researcher Workbench, for beta...

May 28, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • Communications & Public Relations
  • Opportunity

We've Launched a New Blog Site to Highlight Resources and Opportunities

For the past year, NACCHO has been collecting feedback from members to design and deploy a new blog website to combine...

May 19, 2020 | Angie McPherson

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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:...

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  • 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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  • Tools & Resources
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

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

NCSD Brief: At-Home Self-Collection Lab Testing for...

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  • Tools & Resources
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

NCSD Releases STD Billing Toolkit

The National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) released STD TAC Billing...

Jun 10, 2020 | Julia Zigman

NCSD Releases STD Billing Toolkit

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  • Tools & Resources
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

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

NCSD Webinar: At-Home HIV & STI Testing – The Lab...

  • Tools & Resources
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Kaiser Family Foundation Releases Ending the HIV...

Kaiser Family Foundation has released two new resources related to the federal...

Jun 10, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Kaiser Family Foundation Releases Ending the HIV...

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