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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  • Access to Care
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The Power of Local Health Departments in Addressing the Overdose Crisis

In alignment with this strategy, NACCHO partners with CDC to support local health departments (LHDs) in conducting...

May 10, 2022 | Jordan Royster and Kellie Hall

Opioid CDC
  • Press Release

National Association of County and City Health Officials Announces Health Equity Overdose Prevention and Response Mentorship Program Participants

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

Apr 22, 2022 | Jasmine Akuffo

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President Biden Releases Fiscal Year 2023 Budget Proposal

This week, President Biden released his fiscal year (FY) 2023 budget request. Although the president’s budget is not a...

Apr 01, 2022 | Ian Goldstein

Drug Abuse
  • Press Release

National Association of County and City Health Officials Awards New Overdose Response Project Funding

Washington, DC, March 22, 2022 — The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), representing...

Mar 22, 2022 | Stacy Stanford

US Washington Capitol

Congress Passes, President Signs Fiscal Year 2022 Omnibus Appropriations

NACCHO's full summary of the FY2022 Labor, Health & Human Services (LHHS), and Education omnibus

Mar 18, 2022 | Rachel Miller, Ian Goldstein

Sunstance use recovery
  • Funding Opportunity
  • Injury and Violence Prevention
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic
  • Substance Use Disorder

Request for Applications: Substance Use Stigma Assessment and Response (SSAR)

NACCHO will award up to five counties or cities to implement intervention to assess and respond to substance use...

Feb 22, 2022 | Francis Higgins

Sunstance use recovery
  • Funding Opportunity
  • Injury and Violence Prevention
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic
  • Substance Use Disorder

Request for Application: Substance Use Stigma Assessment and Response (SSAR)

NACCHO will award up to five counties or cities to implement intervention to assess and respond to substance...

Feb 22, 2022 | Francis Higgins

Drug Abuse
  • Press Release

The National Association of County and City Health Officials Awards More Than $3 Million to Address Substance Use

Washington, DC, February 7, 2022 — The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), the voice of...

Feb 07, 2022 | Theresa Spinner

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Community Health

Seeking a Strategic Communications and Marketing Consultant for the National Harm Reduction Technical Assistance Center

NACCHO will award up to $150,000 to a consultant to develop and support implementation of a marketing and...

Feb 04, 2022 | Lucy Slater, Jas Florentino

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Injury and Violence Prevention
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic
  • Community Health

Request For Proposals: Overdose Response Strategy Pilot Project Technical Assistance Meeting Facilitation

NACCHO is pleased to offer a funding opportunity for a skilled facilitator to aid the six Overdose Response Strategy...

Jan 26, 2022 | Audrey Eisemann

Partner Articles

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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
  • 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

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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...

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...

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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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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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