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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  • Press Release

NACCHO Awards Nearly $175K to Five Sites for Projects to Connect People Who Use Substances to Harm Reduction Services

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

Sep 30, 2022 | Bailey McInnes

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  • COVID-19
  • Funding Opportunity
  • Community Resilience
  • Emergency Response

Request for Applications: Addressing Needs of People with Disabilities in COVID-19 Local Preparedness Planning, Mitigation and Recovery Efforts – Part 2

This NACCHO funding opportunity addresses the needs of people with disabilities in emergency preparedness, including...

Sep 20, 2022 | Sara Lyons

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  • COVID-19
  • Funding Opportunity
  • Immunization
  • Influenza

Request for Applications: Equipping Local Health Departments to Address Vaccine Hesitancy

NACCHO is pleased to offer a technical assistance and capacity-building opportunity that will provide LHDs with...

Sep 16, 2022 | Amy Frandsen

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  • Awards & Recognition

NACCHO’s Project Public Health Ready Recognizes Three Agencies

NACCHO’s Project Public Health Ready (PPHR) is pleased to recognize three agencies from Florida for their ability to...

Sep 06, 2022 | Beth Hess

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic
  • Substance Use Disorder

Funding Opportunity: Overdose Response Strategy (ORS) Pilot Projects

With support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Association of County and City Health...

Sep 01, 2022

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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization

The Authorization of Novavax Vaccine, an Overview of the Available COVID-19 Vaccines

On July 13, 2022 the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) for Novavax COVID-19...

Aug 25, 2022 | Amiris Roberson

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  • COVID-19
  • Funding Opportunity
  • Medical Reserve Corps

NACCHO Accepting Applications for Medical Reserve Corps COVID-19 Respond, Innovate, Sustain, and Equip (RISE) Awards

Applications due Friday, September 16.

Aug 08, 2022 | Beth Hess

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NACCHO Awards $1.35 Million to Support Identifying and Addressing Inequities in Adult Influenza and COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage Among Racial and Ethnic Populations

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

Aug 02, 2022 | Nicholas Holmes

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NACCHO Awards New Implementing Overdose Response Strategies at the Local Level (IOPSLL) Funding

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

Aug 01, 2022 | Madeline Masog

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  • Press Release

NACCHO Announces the 2022 Model and Promising Practice Award Winners

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

Jul 20, 2022 | Theresa Spinner

Partner Articles

  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Training

Join us for a Climate for Health Ambassadors Training at...

We are partnering with Climate for Health and ecoAmerica to offer an...

Jul 11, 2022 | Anu Varma

Join us for a Climate for Health Ambassadors Training at...

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control
  • Infectious Disease

New Resource: BLOC COVID Video Series

This video series was developed from interviews with BLOC COVID funded sites to...

Jul 06, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson, Candice Young

New Resource: BLOC COVID Video Series

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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization

Partnering for Pediatric Vaccinations

Florida Department of Health in Manatee County has been leading the way in...

Jun 17, 2022 | Amiris Roberson

Partnering for Pediatric Vaccinations

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  • Press Release

NACCHO Announces Ten Health Department Grantees to...

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

May 18, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

NACCHO Announces Ten Health Department Grantees to...

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  • Webinar
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control
  • Infectious Disease
  • Community Health

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

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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....

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  • 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...

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