NACCHO Voice

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

Filtered by

Hurricane evac
  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response

Hurricane Preparedness

Now is the time to prepare your community for hurricane season, which occurs from May to November.

May 17, 2022 | Beth Hess

Older adult evac
  • Tools & Resources
  • Community Resilience

Disaster Resilience for Older Americans

This May, Older American's Month, is an opportunity to ensure residents ages 65 or older are supported during and after...

May 17, 2022 | Beth Hess

Vaccination
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Medical Countermeasures

Request for Information: Developing a Medical Countermeasures Resource Guide

Share your lessons learned and best practices involved in information sharing and medical countermeasure dispensing and...

May 12, 2022 | Gideon Amaniel

Produce vegetables grocery store i Stock 813211264
  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Food Safety & Inspection

Learning from Local Public Health – A Series of Sharing Sessions in Retail Food Safety

National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) and the Conference for Food Protection (CFP) will...

May 03, 2022 | Stephanie Puwalski

NACCHO Funding Opportunity
  • Funding Opportunity
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Infectious Disease
  • Opportunity

Request for Proposals: Workforce Assessment of Local Health Department Staff Capacity Related to Healthcare-Associated Infections and Antimicrobial Resistance Response

NACCHO will award up to $60,000 for a consultant, or consulting firm, to assist NACCHO with conducting a workforce...

May 02, 2022 | Candice Young

Menthol
  • Tools & Resources
  • Chronic Disease
  • Tobacco-Use Prevention

FDA Proposes Rule Prohibiting Menthol from Cigarettes and Flavors from Cigars

This post explains the FDA proposed rule to prohibit menthol from cigarettes and other flavors from cigars and how...

May 02, 2022 | Daniel Hamilton

HAM2022 Awareness FBTW
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Hepatitis Awareness Month 2022

May is Hepatitis Awareness Month and May 19th is Hepatitis Testing Day. These observances present opportunities to...

Apr 29, 2022 | Kat Kelley

Hermes
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources

NACCHO's Wastewater Surveillance Infographic Awarded Highest Honor at the Hermes Creative Awards 2022

The infographic was granted the highest level award - Platinum - from the Association of Marketing and Communications...

Apr 27, 2022 | Anu Varma

I Stock 1284007782
  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Climate Change
  • Food Safety & Inspection

NACCHO & CDC Food Safety Sharing Session Recap: Climate Change & Food Safety (April 2022)

View the webinar recording and download the presentations for this Earth Day 2022 webinar!

Apr 26, 2022 | Stephanie Puwalski, Lema Mansoury

Wiw 2022 sunrise 1015x877 no bg medium
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Global Health
  • Immunization

World Immunization Week Provides an Opportunity to Think Globally and Act Locally

As we celebrate World Immunization Week, taking place April 24-30st, 2022, we would like to reflect on the ways that...

Apr 25, 2022 | Robin Mowson

Partner Articles

FR3 U00 RXEA Yg Zfz
  • Webinar
  • Infectious Disease
  • Community Health
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

World Hand Hygiene Day 2022

This year’s theme for World Hand Hygiene Day on May 5 is focused on recognizing...

May 04, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson

World Hand Hygiene Day 2022

NACCHO ASTHO SDOH Project Logo png
  • Press Release

Public Health Groups Announce Grantees for National...

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) and the...

Apr 07, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

Public Health Groups Announce Grantees for National...

2021 September EPA ORD Blog image
  • Tools & Resources
  • Hazards & Health Effects

Multi-faceted EPA Research Addressing Threats to Public...

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) researchers are working to...

Sep 27, 2021 | Guest Author

Multi-faceted EPA Research Addressing Threats to Public...

Alzheimers Disease
  • Press Release

NACCHO and the Alzheimer’s Association Collaborating to...

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO),...

Sep 21, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

NACCHO and the Alzheimer’s Association Collaborating to...

Glass water i Stock 803155598
  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Water Quality

Responding to Per- And Polyfluoroalkyl Substances in...

On August 12, 2021, NACCHO and AAAS’s EPI Center hosted a webinar on PFAS...

Aug 27, 2021 | Guest Author

Responding to Per- And Polyfluoroalkyl Substances in...

Produce vegetables grocery store i Stock 813211264
  • Funding Opportunity
  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Opportunity

NEHA-FDA RFFM Mentorship Program in partnership with the...

Applications for the program are now open from September 9 through November 15,...

Aug 03, 2021 | Guest Author

NEHA-FDA RFFM Mentorship Program in partnership with the...

  • COVID-19

Investing in Evidence to Inform How to Rebuild the U.S....

Associate Professor, Erika Martin and Betty Bekemeier (University of Washington...

Apr 07, 2021 | Guest Author

Investing in Evidence to Inform How to Rebuild the U.S....

SDOH Project Logo V2
  • Funding Opportunity
  • Accreditation & Quality Improvement
  • Opportunity
  • Performance Improvement

Improving Social Determinants of Health – Getting...

NACCHO is pleased to announced the release of three Request for Proposals to...

Feb 17, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

Improving Social Determinants of Health – Getting...

Ci  Climate  Change
  • Climate Change
  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Policy

NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners in Calling on the...

NACCHO joins leading public health organizations in signing a declaration...

Jan 27, 2021 | Anu Varma

NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners in Calling on the...

Doctor 563428 640
  • COVID-19
  • Health in All Policies
  • Leadership
  • Workforce Development

Preparing Your Local Health Department for the Future

If the pandemic has taught us one thing, it is the importance of preparedness....

Jan 15, 2021 | Guest Author

Preparing Your Local Health Department for the Future

  • Tools & Resources
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Promoting Healthy Weight Success Stories & New Online...

The CHOICES Project at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health launched...

Dec 26, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

Promoting Healthy Weight Success Stories & New Online...

Water Fountain
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Water Quality

Purdue University’s New Water Systems Course Designed to...

Purdue is partnering with NACCHO to offer this online course at a discount for...

Dec 04, 2020 | Emily D'Angelo

Purdue University’s New Water Systems Course Designed to...

Back to Top