NACCHO Voice

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

CRC Sim PLER
  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response

CDC Introduces CRC SimPLER

The CDC has released the CRC SimPLER, a free, publicly available, online tool to help state and local emergency and...

Dec 03, 2020 | Beth Hess

PPE
  • COVID-19
  • Webinar

Webinar: Project N95

In this webinar on Tuesday, December 15 at 3:00 pm ET hear insights around supply chain issues, PPE availability and...

Dec 03, 2020 | Beth Hess

Coronavirus COVID 19
  • COVID-19
  • Webinar
  • Contact Tracing

Webinar: NYC Contact Tracing

This webinar on Tuesday, December 8 at 3:00 pm ET will explore development of the country’s largest citywide contact...

Dec 03, 2020 | Beth Hess

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

Webinar: Changing the COVID Conversation

NACCHO invites local health department leadership and staff to participate in a webinar, Changing the COVID...

Dec 02, 2020 | Beth Hess

PHEP
  • Webinar

Upcoming PHEP Connects Webinar

The PHEP Connects webinar on December 9 at 1:00 pm ET will introduce a new CDC online tool, “Crosswalk of the Public...

Nov 30, 2020 | Beth Hess

Covid
  • COVID-19

CDC COVID-19 County Tracker

Last week the CDC made available an integrated, county view of key data for monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic in the...

Nov 30, 2020 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Contact Tracing

New Recommendations for Prioritizing Case Investigations and Contact Tracing for COVID-19 in High Burden Jurisdictions

CDC released new recommendations prioritizing case investigations and contact tracing to assist health departments...

Nov 23, 2020 | Beth Hess

Webinar
  • COVID-19
  • Webinar

Webinar: Keeping People Safe in Congregate Living Facilities during COVID-19

Join NACCHO and the Bay Area Regional Health Inequities Initiative (BARHII) on December 11, 2020 from 1:00 to 2:30 pm...

Nov 20, 2020 | Beth Hess

November Feature Web
  • COVID-19
  • Immunization
  • Medical Reserve Corps

Preparing for Mass Vaccination Whatever the Weather

While the timing of COVID-19 vaccine availability is still unknown, Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) units and health...

Nov 19, 2020 | Beth Hess

Workforce RFA extended Deadline Web
  • COVID-19
  • Funding Opportunity
  • Opportunity
  • Rural Health

Funding Opportunity: Building Workforce Capacity of Rural and Frontier Local Health Departments to Respond to COVID-19

Application deadline December 7, 2020.

Nov 19, 2020 | Beth Hess

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...

Wildfire
  • 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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