NACCHO Voice

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

  • Press Release

NACCHO Releases New National Census of Local Health Department Workforce, Infrastructure, and Services - The 2022 National Profile Study Describes Key Data Points in the Areas of Workforce Harassment, Staffing Capacity, Immunization Access, and More

NACCHO released its 2022 National Profile of Local Health Departments Study (Profile Study) that describes local health...

Feb 20, 2024

2023 24 Virus Season
  • Tools & Resources
  • COVID-19
  • ID Featured
  • Immunization

Navigating the 2023-2024 Fall and Winter Virus Season

This resource post consolidates key CDC recommendations for this year's fall and winter virus season.

Nov 29, 2023 | Irene Halferty

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Updates on House FY2024 Labor-Health and Human Services Bill

Last week, the House released their report for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2024 Labor-Health and Human Services bill. The bill...

Nov 17, 2023 | Lauren Mastroberardino, Victoria Van de Vate

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  • Emergency Response
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Strengthening Cross-Disciplinary Collaboration at Local Health Departments to Address Future Threats to Maternal-Child Health Populations

Local health departments (LHDs) are critical in responding to public health emergencies. These institutions formed the...

Aug 22, 2023 | Ryanna Quazi, Harpur Schwartz, Elana Filipos

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • HIV, STI, Viral Hepatitis, and Harm Reduction Digest

Digest (August 16, 2023)

HIV, STI, Viral Hepatitis, and Harm Reduction Digest: August 16, 2023

Aug 16, 2023

  • Press Release

Dr. Jody Hershey Awarded NACCHO’s Highest Honor, the Maurice “Mo” Mullet Lifetime of Service Award

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

Jul 13, 2023 | NacchoVoice

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

New Resource on Adapting Global Interventions for Local Public Health

Global to Local Toolkit details the benefits of global solutions and how to adapt and adopt global health approaches to...

Jun 05, 2023

  • Immunization

Resources for Routine Immunization Uptake

During the COVID-19 pandemic, there was a significant drop in routine immunizations for adults and children. While the...

Apr 12, 2023

White House

President Biden Releases Fiscal Year 2024 Budget Proposal

On March 9, President Joe Biden released his fiscal year (FY) 2024 budget request.

Mar 31, 2023 | Lauren Mastroberardino

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  • Infection Prevention and Control Champions

Member Spotlight: West Hartford-Bloomfield Health District Coalition Against Healthcare-Acquired Infections Team Recognized as NACCHO Infection Prevention and Control Champion

NACCHO recognizes the West Hartford-Bloomfield Health District’s (WHBHD) Connecticut Coalition Against...

Feb 27, 2023 | Irene Halferty

Partner Articles

NACCHO Cognitive Health Guide FINAL 1
  • 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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