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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Damon Chaplin, Public Health Director of the New Bedford Health Department, Re-elected to NACCHO's Board of Directors

Damon Chaplin, MBA, Public Health Director of the New Bedford Health Department in Massachusetts, has been re-elected...

Aug 10, 2022 | Theresa Spinner

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NACCHO Honors Chelsea Cipriano of the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene as the 2022 Advocate of the Year

Today, as part of fulfilling its mission as the voice of local health departments, the National Association of County...

Jul 20, 2022 | Theresa Spinner

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2022 NACCHO360 Annual Conference, July 19-21 in Atlanta

Local health department leaders, public health partners, and invited guests will convene at the 2022 National...

Jul 18, 2022 | Theresa Spinner

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Michael Kilkenny, MD Elected Vice President of the National Association of County and City Health Officials

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

Jul 01, 2022 | Adriane Casalotti

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NACCHO Announces 2022-2023 Officers and Board of Directors

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) is proud to announce the 2022-2023 election...

Jun 29, 2022 | Adriane Casalotti

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NACCHO Joins Coalition in Publicly Supporting FDA Proposal to Prohibit Menthol Cigarettes and Flavored Cigars

Last week, NACCHO joined a coalition led by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids in publishing a print ad in support of...

May 10, 2022 | Kerry Allen

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  • 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

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Public Health Groups Announce Grantees for National Evaluation of Social Determinants of Health Initiative

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

Apr 07, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

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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

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  • Podcast

Podcast from Washington: Healthy People 2030

Ian Goldstein speaks with Dr. Mary Pittman, President and CEO of the Public Health Institute.

Mar 18, 2022 | Ian Goldstein

Partner Articles

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  • Climate Change
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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
  • Infectious Disease
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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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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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  • Infectious Disease
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  • 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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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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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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