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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  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Leadership
  • President's Corner

Developing Emergency Preparedness Plans with a Health Equity Focus

National Preparedness Month is an opportunity for us to pause and think about how our own health departments can plan...

Sep 22, 2020 | Jennifer C. Kertanis

Webinar
  • Webinar
  • Emergency Response
  • Health Equity & Social Justice

Webinar series: Equity And Policy Preparedness During Public Health Emergencies

This four-part series will help participants ensure equity and policy preparedness before, during, and after public...

Sep 08, 2020 | Beth Hess

So you want to talk about race
  • Book Club
  • Health Equity & Social Justice

NACCHO Book Club: So You Want to Talk About Race

As we continue to self-evaluate our personal and professional relationship with race as public health practitioners, So...

Aug 19, 2020 | Emily Yox

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  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

A Local Health Department’s Role in Improving Black Birthing Outcomes

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Vital Statistics System, the 2018 maternal...

Jul 22, 2020 | Adelaide Appiah

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  • Book Club
  • Health Equity & Social Justice

NACCHO Book Club — The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness

The New Jim Crow does an impeccable job at highlighting the systematic racism in the criminal justice system.

Jul 19, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

  • Book Club
  • Health Equity & Social Justice

NACCHO Book Club — The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks takes readers through the life and later influences of African American woman and...

Jun 14, 2020 | Kamya Raja

Police Violence
  • Press Release
  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Podcast

Podcast from Washington: Racially Driven Violence Against African Americans and NACCHO’s COVID-19 Dashboard Resource

In this week’s episode of Podcast from Washington, NACCHO Government Affairs team members Ian Goldstein and Eli Briggs...

Jun 11, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

  • COVID-19
  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Recommendations
  • Workforce Development

A Guide to Community Based Workforce Principles for Contact Tracing

As an organization focused on strengthening clinical-community partnerships to implement upstream work that address...

Jun 04, 2020 | Ashley Edmiston

Coronavirus 2
  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response
  • Epidemiology
  • Health Equity & Social Justice

COVID-19 Resources for Local Health Departments (May 11-15)

This blog highlights COVID-19 guidance/news, tools and resources, and training opportunities that NACCHO compiled...

May 15, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response
  • Epidemiology
  • Global Health

COVID-19 Resources for Local Health Departments (April 6-10)

This blog highlights COVID-19 guidance/news, tools and resources, and training opportunities that NACCHO compiled...

Apr 29, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

Partner Articles

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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...

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  • 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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  • Tools & Resources
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Social Media Resources: National HIV Testing Day

Social media toolkit for National HIV Testing Day, a day to raise awareness...

Jun 24, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Social Media Resources: National HIV Testing Day

  • COVID-19
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Syringe Services Programs and the COVID-19 Pandemic:...

Local health departments (LHDs) are on the frontlines of the opioid crisis,...

Jun 16, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Syringe Services Programs and the COVID-19 Pandemic:...

Ao U Diversity
  • Community Engagement
  • Informatics
  • Opportunity

The Path to One Million: Leveraging the Power of Public...

Since its launch, the All of Us Research Program has enrolled more than 350,000...

Jun 11, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

The Path to One Million: Leveraging the Power of Public...

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