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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  • Tools & Resources
  • Epidemiology
  • Food Safety & Inspection

September is National Food Safety Education Month

Request for food safety mentorship applications, CDC and CIFOR resources, and more.

Sep 05, 2023 | Anu Varma

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Food Safety & Inspection

NACCHO Toolbox: Accessible Food Safety Tools at Your Fingertips

This resource can help local and state health departments navigate information on foodborne and waterborne diseases...

Sep 05, 2023 | Shermeen Rais

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  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

HAI/AR Prevention and Response Spotlight: Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services

We asked our HAI/AR pilot project sites to reflect on their experiences and lessons learned since joining our project....

Aug 25, 2023

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Food Safety & Inspection

Lake County General Health District Relaunches Food Safety Ninja Website

The newly designed website provides important food safety information that can be used at home and for food services .

Mar 21, 2023 | Guest Author

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Behavioral Health

Social Media During a Public Health Crisis

Social media was both an incubator for misinformation that local health officials have had to combat as well as a...

Dec 29, 2022 | Charlotte Ciampa

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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization

NACCHO Recognizes Second Anniversary of First COVID-19 Vaccination

NACCHO and leading partners recognize December 14, 2022 as the two-year anniversary of the first COVID-19 vaccine being...

Dec 15, 2022 | Nicholas Holmes

  • Food Safety & Inspection

NACCHO360 Spotlight: Tracking Vibriosis and Educating Retail Food Establishments

At the 2022 NACCHO360 Annual Conference, the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) and our...

Aug 08, 2022 | Noah Papagni

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  • Tools & Resources
  • COVID-19
  • Immunization
  • Research & Reports

Vaccine Community Assessment: A Tool to Understanding Your Communities COVID-19 Vaccination Decisions and Needs

Local health departments (LHDs) are uniquely and ideally situated to conduct an assessment to better understand and...

Aug 25, 2021 | Kimberly Sharpe-Scott

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • COVID-19

EH & COVID-19 Roundup: Assessing Impacts of Local Vector Control Programs, New EPA Webinar on SARS-CoV-2, and More

Resource Roundup as of June 23, 2021.

Jun 23, 2021 | Anu Varma

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  • Press Release

The National Association of County and City Health Officials Announces Its 2021 Innovative Practice Award Winners

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

May 27, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

Partner Articles

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Healthy Aging
  • Healthy Living & Prevention
  • Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP)

New NACCHO Resource: Integrating Brain Health into...

NACCHO, in partnership with the Alzheimer’s Association, is thrilled to launch...

Mar 01, 2024 | Andrea Grenadier

New NACCHO Resource: Integrating Brain Health into...

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • COVID-19
  • Immunization
  • Partnerships

Request for Proposals: Technical Assistance to Improve...

NACCHO, with support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),...

Feb 12, 2024 | Tori Decea

Request for Proposals: Technical Assistance to Improve...

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  • Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP)
  • Performance Improvement
  • Workforce Development

Register to Attend a Mobilizing for Action through...

Registration is now open for NACCHO’s in-person Mobilizing for Action through...

Feb 08, 2024 | Andrea Grenadier

Register to Attend a Mobilizing for Action through...

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  • Opportunity

Win $25,000 in cash prizes. Share your innovative...

The EPA’s Small Communities, Big Challenges Competition encourages local...

Nov 16, 2023 | Anu Varma

Win $25,000 in cash prizes. Share your innovative...

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Join Novavax for a Webinar About Their New Covid-19...

Join NACCHO and our Platinum Affiliate Business Partner, Novavax, on November...

Oct 16, 2023

Join Novavax for a Webinar About Their New Covid-19...

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  • Community Engagement

It’s Children’s Environmental Health Day today!

Celebrate with us!

Oct 12, 2023 | Anu Varma

It’s Children’s Environmental Health Day today!

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  • COVID-19
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Central District Health Department

The Building Local Operational Capacity for COVID-19, Healthcare-Associated...

Sep 11, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Central District Health Department

Calhoun
  • COVID-19
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Calhoun County Health Department

The Building Local Operational Capacity for COVID-19, Healthcare-Associated...

Sep 08, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Calhoun County Health Department

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Getting into the Groove: School-Located Vaccination...

NACCHO’s Immunization team has developed the School-Located Vaccination Clinic...

Aug 31, 2023 | Kayla Miller, PHAP

Getting into the Groove: School-Located Vaccination...

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Community Health Assessment and Improvement Planning
  • Community Engagement
  • Healthy People 2030

New Resource: A Guide to Aligning Healthy People 2030...

To help address the social determinants of health and advance health equity,...

Aug 14, 2023 | Andrea Grenadier

New Resource: A Guide to Aligning Healthy People 2030...

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  • COVID-19
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Pima County

The Building Local Operational Capacity for COVID-19, Healthcare-Associated...

Aug 14, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Pima County

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  • Community Engagement
  • Community Resilience
  • Immunization
  • Vaccine Hesitancy

Community health workers meet people where they are to...

The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted what we already know to be true: higher-risk...

Aug 10, 2023 | Dominique Baradaran, MSM, Interim Chief of Community Health, Oklahoma City- County Health Department

Community health workers meet people where they are to...

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