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
  • Medical Reserve Corps
  • Research & Reports

Celebrating Two Decades of Service! NACCHO releases the 2022 Network Profile of the Medical Reserve Corps

This new report shows that while MRC volunteers contributed over 1.1 million hours of service across the country,...

Nov 21, 2023 | Laura Biesiadecki

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  • Performance Improvement
  • Research & Reports
  • Workforce Development

New Evaluation Report: Resilience Catalysts in Public Health

Resilience Catalysts in Public Health is a national collaborative of local health departments seeking to eliminate...

Nov 15, 2023 | Andrea Grenadier

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Digest (November 8th, 2023)

HIV, STI, Viral Hepatitis, and Harm Reduction Digest: November 8th, 2023

Nov 08, 2023

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  • Webinar
  • Community Health
  • Rural and Frontier Health
  • Rural Health

NACCHO Recognizes Rural Health Day on November 16

In this Rural Café, you will have the opportunity to engage with your peers to gain a deeper understanding of...

Nov 07, 2023 | Andrea Grenadier

  • Press Release

National Association of County and City Health Officials’ Podcast From Washington: NACCHO Opposes Proposed Cuts to Public Health Fund and Local Health Departments Respond to the Overdose Crisis

NACCHO Opposes Proposed Cuts to Public Health Fund and Local Health Departments Respond to the Overdose Crisis

Oct 27, 2023

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  • Health in All Policies
  • Opportunity
  • Policy

Call for Abstracts: 2024 Public Health Law Practitioners Convening!

The abstract submissions for the 2024 Public Health Law Practitioners Convening are now open! Please apply by November...

Oct 23, 2023

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Opportunity
  • Performance Improvement

Request for Proposals: Joy in Work Course Development and Pilot Site Technical Assistance

NACCHO is seeking a qualified consultant to develop a Joy in Work implementation guide for local health departments;...

Oct 19, 2023 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Opportunity
  • Performance Improvement
  • Workforce Development

RFP: NACCHO Seeking Graphic Designer for New LHO Training Program Materials

NACCHO is seeking a qualified consultant to provide graphic design for course materials related to the new local health...

Oct 17, 2023 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Press Release
  • Preparedness Profile

NACCHO Releases New National Study Illustrating Need for Systematic Reinvestment in Local Public Health Preparedness - Recurring and Emerging Threats Will Continue to Test Local Capacity to Respond

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted systemic public health workforce issues that existed even before the pandemic,...

Sep 29, 2023

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Global Health
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health
  • Rural and Frontier Health

NACCHO Summer Exchange 2023: National Health Security Strategy

The Summer 2023 issue of NACCHO Exchange focuses on the National Health Security Strategy.

Sep 29, 2023 | Jessica Pryor

Partner Articles

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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...

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

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Brownsville

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

Aug 07, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Brownsville

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

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Cook County

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

Jul 31, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Cook County

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

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Cameron County

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

Jul 24, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Cameron County

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