NACCHO Voice

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

Coronavirus COVID 19
  • COVID-19
  • Webinar
  • Contact Tracing

Webinar: NYC Contact Tracing

This webinar on Tuesday, December 8 at 3:00 pm ET will explore development of the country’s largest citywide contact...

Dec 03, 2020 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Contact Tracing

New Recommendations for Prioritizing Case Investigations and Contact Tracing for COVID-19 in High Burden Jurisdictions

CDC released new recommendations prioritizing case investigations and contact tracing to assist health departments...

Nov 23, 2020 | Beth Hess

Answer The Call
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Contact Tracing

CDC Releases Contact Tracing Video: "Answer the Call"

CDC has released a new video title "Answer the Call" describing the contact tracing process.

Nov 12, 2020 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Opportunity
  • Rural Health
  • Workforce Development

Request for Applications: Building Workforce Capacity of Rural and Frontier Local Health Departments to Respond to COVID-19

With support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), NACCHO will be offering funding to...

Nov 02, 2020 | Beth Hess

  • Contact Tracing

Encouraging Participation and Cooperation in Contact Tracing: Lessons from Survey Research

The Societal Experts Action Network (SEAN), which is housed at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and...

Aug 27, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • Contact Tracing

NACCHO Launches Online Hub for Contact Tracing Resources

To support LHDs as they design, establish, scale up, and strengthen their contact tracing programs, NACCHO has launched...

Aug 06, 2020

  • COVID-19
  • Epidemiology
  • Contact Tracing

Interactive Map: States Expand Contact Tracing Capacity

NASHP released a new interactive map highlighting states’ contact tracing program models, workforce, funding sources,...

Jun 18, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Contact Tracing

Interim COVID-19 Contact Tracing Communications Toolkit for Health Departments

CDC released a new COVID-19 Contact Tracing Communication Toolkit to assist health departments in sharing information...

Jun 16, 2020 | Julia Zigman

  • COVID-19
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Research & Reports
  • Contact Tracing

Quick Take: HIV Lessons for COVID-19 Contact Tracing

The O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law has released a new resource describing contact tracing and...

Jun 04, 2020 | Kat Kelley

Contact tracing
  • Press Release
  • Workforce Development
  • Contact Tracing

NACCHO Recommends at Least $7.6 Billion for Contact Tracing Workforce Surge

As Congress continues to work on legislation related to the COVID-19 response, we encourage Congress to ensure...

May 12, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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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...

Water Fountain
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Water Quality

Purdue University’s New Water Systems Course Designed to...

Purdue is partnering with NACCHO to offer this online course at a discount for...

Dec 04, 2020 | Emily D'Angelo

Purdue University’s New Water Systems Course Designed to...

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  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Opportunity

NACCHO and CFP Seeks New Recruits for the 2020-2022 Food...

NACCHO and CFP are seeking 10-15 state, local, tribal, and territorial health...

Oct 13, 2020 | Anu Varma

NACCHO and CFP Seeks New Recruits for the 2020-2022 Food...

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  • Press Release
  • Climate Change
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners to Recognize...

NACCHO partners with Children’s Environmental Health Network for CEH Day 2020.

Sep 28, 2020 | Guest Author

NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners to Recognize...

Covid
  • COVID-19
  • Webinar
  • Communications & Public Relations

Public Health Communications Collaborative Webinar

The Public Health Communications Collaborative will hold its first live Q&A...

Sep 21, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

Public Health Communications Collaborative Webinar

2021 RWJF Culture of Health Prize
  • Opportunity
  • Social Determinants of Health

Call for Applications: 2021 Robert Wood Johnson...

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2021...

Jul 20, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

Call for Applications: 2021 Robert Wood Johnson...

Wildfire
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Hazards & Health Effects

Protecting Lung Health During Wildfires

The American Lung Association has developed a new fact sheet in Spanish to...

Jul 15, 2020

Protecting Lung Health During Wildfires

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Healthy Living & Prevention
  • Parks

Greener Parks for Health

National Recreation and Park Association releases new Greener Parks for Health...

Jul 13, 2020

Greener Parks for Health

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  • Tools & Resources

CDC Report: Temporary Reassignment of Personnel Requests...

CDC recently updated its flexibilities guidance for recipients and applicants...

Jul 09, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

CDC Report: Temporary Reassignment of Personnel Requests...

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Scholarships Available: SYNChronicity 2020 Conference –...

SYNC 2020, the National Conference for HIV, HCV, STI and LGBTQ Health, is...

Jul 08, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Scholarships Available: SYNChronicity 2020 Conference –...

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Apply Now: DIS Scholarships for STD Engage 2020...

NCSD and NACCHO are pleased to offer several full scholarships for DIS to...

Jun 24, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Apply Now: DIS Scholarships for STD Engage 2020...

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