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
  • Global Health
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Infectious Disease

World Hepatitis Day 2022

NACCHO recognizes World Hepatitis Day on July 28 as an opportunity to raise awareness about, recognize the impact of,...

Jul 27, 2022 | Anjana Rao

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  • Press Release
  • Access to Care
  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

NACCHO Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Decision on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health

Today, the U.S. Supreme Court announced its decision on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health, reversing previous decisions...

Jun 24, 2022 | Adriane Casalotti

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  • Access to Care
  • Injury and Violence Prevention
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic
  • Community Health

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

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Access to Care
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

New Funding Opportunities for Working with Pharmacies and Retail Health Clinics to Provide Sexual Health Services

NACCHO, with support from the CDC’s Division of STD Prevention, is pleased to announce two new funding opportunities...

Mar 31, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Access to Care
  • Emergency Response
  • Hazards & Health Effects
  • Health Equity & Social Justice

NACCHO Recruiting Members for Virtual Learning Collaborative for the Inclusion of MCH populations in Preparedness Exercises and Responses

NACCHO is recruiting members for a new Virtual Learning Collaborative (VLC) to develop and train MCH and EPR...

Nov 09, 2021 | Adelaide Appiah

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Access to Care
  • Breastfeeding
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Funding Opportunity: Implementing the Continuity of Care in Breastfeeding Support: A Blueprint for Communities

NACCHO has launched a Request for Applications (RFA), Implementing the Continuity of Care in Breastfeeding Support: A...

Sep 02, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Access to Care
  • Injury and Violence Prevention
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

International Overdose Awareness Day Looks to the Future with Successful Pilot Projects

International Overdose Awareness Day, commemorated on August 31, marks not only the devastation we have seen over the...

Aug 30, 2021 | Esther Whitlock

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  • Access to Care
  • Book Club
  • Healthy Living & Prevention

NACCHO Book Club: Your Cancer Roadmap—Navigating Life with Resilience

Each month, NACCHO will bring you a new public health book, read and reviewed by NACCHO staff. We hope to provide a...

Aug 30, 2021 | Julia Mandeville

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  • COVID-19
  • Access to Care
  • Infectious Disease
  • Social Determinants of Health

New federal program provides free COVID-19 testing for K-8 schools and congregate settings: connect with a school district in your area

U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) is offering an important new federal COVID-19 testing program specifically...

Jul 19, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Access to Care
  • Health Equity & Social Justice

Black Maternal Health Week: Building Awareness

In the United States, Black women are 3-5 times more likely to die in childbirth than white women.

Apr 15, 2021 | Adelaide Appiah

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
  • Infectious Disease
  • Community Health

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
  • 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...

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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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