NACCHO Voice

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

NACCHO Cognitive Health Guide FINAL 1
  • Tools & Resources
  • Healthy Aging
  • Healthy Living & Prevention
  • Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP)

New NACCHO Resource: Integrating Brain Health into Health Improvement Planning: The Healthy Brain Initiative Road Map and MAPP 2.0

NACCHO, in partnership with the Alzheimer's Association, is thrilled to launch the new guide: Integrating Brain Health...

Mar 01, 2024 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Tools & Resources
  • Environmental Justice
  • Opportunity

Request for Proposals to Develop Training Tools and Resources to Support Understanding of Environmental Justice in Local Health Departments

The purpose of this initiative is to address COVID-19-related health inequities and advance health equity by expanding...

Feb 29, 2024 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Performance Improvement
  • Workforce Development

New NACCHO Resource: 5 Strategies to Strengthen Marketing of Local Health Department Recruiting Efforts

NACCHO is pleased to present this new resource to help facilitate efforts to expand and improve the public health...

Feb 29, 2024 | Andrea Grenadier

Caregiver
  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Community Resilience

Disaster Preparedness Guide for Caregivers

New Disaster Preparedness Guide available for caregivers.

Feb 28, 2024

Cyber
  • Tools & Resources
  • Technology

Health Sector Publishes Guide for Coordinating Privacy and Security Partnerships

New guide published to coordinate privacy and cybersecurity functions for improved overall compliance and operational...

Feb 19, 2024

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Tools & Resources
  • Opportunity
  • Training

2024 Vector Control Hurricane Crisis Workshop: Registration is OPEN!

Local vector control programs in North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, and Puerto Rico are invited to attend this...

Feb 08, 2024 | Anu Varma

Pool checklist
  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Community Health
  • Water Quality

[Webinar] Using Environmental Health Data to Inform Pool Regulatory Efforts in the City of Long Beach, California

Model Aquatic Health Code Network Webinar - February 2024.

Jan 29, 2024 | Rebecca Rainey

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  • Tools & Resources

2023 Planning Guidance for Radiological Dispersal Device Incidents

FEMA Releases 2023 Planning Guidance for Radiological Dispersal Device Incidents.

Jan 23, 2024

BH Support
  • Tools & Resources
  • Behavioral Health
  • Community Resilience
  • Emergency Response

Disaster Behavioral Health

ASPR shares expanded resources to support disaster behavioral health.

Jan 23, 2024 | Beth Hess

2023 Nat Prep Report
  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Emergency Response

FEMA Releases the 2023 National Preparedness Report

Report continues to highlight the reality of rising costs and the frequency and severity of disasters.

Jan 23, 2024 | Beth Hess

Partner Articles

NACCHO Cognitive Health Guide FINAL 1
  • Tools & Resources
  • Healthy Aging
  • Healthy Living & Prevention
  • Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP)

New NACCHO Resource: Integrating Brain Health into...

NACCHO, in partnership with the Alzheimer’s Association, is thrilled to launch...

Mar 01, 2024 | Andrea Grenadier

New NACCHO Resource: Integrating Brain Health into...

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • COVID-19
  • Immunization
  • Partnerships

Request for Proposals: Technical Assistance to Improve...

NACCHO, with support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),...

Feb 12, 2024 | Tori Decea

Request for Proposals: Technical Assistance to Improve...

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  • Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP)
  • Performance Improvement
  • Workforce Development

Register to Attend a Mobilizing for Action through...

Registration is now open for NACCHO’s in-person Mobilizing for Action through...

Feb 08, 2024 | Andrea Grenadier

Register to Attend a Mobilizing for Action through...

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  • Opportunity

Win $25,000 in cash prizes. Share your innovative...

The EPA’s Small Communities, Big Challenges Competition encourages local...

Nov 16, 2023 | Anu Varma

Win $25,000 in cash prizes. Share your innovative...

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Join Novavax for a Webinar About Their New Covid-19...

Join NACCHO and our Platinum Affiliate Business Partner, Novavax, on November...

Oct 16, 2023

Join Novavax for a Webinar About Their New Covid-19...

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  • Community Engagement

It’s Children’s Environmental Health Day today!

Celebrate with us!

Oct 12, 2023 | Anu Varma

It’s Children’s Environmental Health Day today!

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  • COVID-19
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Central District Health Department

The Building Local Operational Capacity for COVID-19, Healthcare-Associated...

Sep 11, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Central District Health Department

Calhoun
  • COVID-19
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Calhoun County Health Department

The Building Local Operational Capacity for COVID-19, Healthcare-Associated...

Sep 08, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Calhoun County Health Department

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Getting into the Groove: School-Located Vaccination...

NACCHO’s Immunization team has developed the School-Located Vaccination Clinic...

Aug 31, 2023 | Kayla Miller, PHAP

Getting into the Groove: School-Located Vaccination...

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Community Health Assessment and Improvement Planning
  • Community Engagement
  • Healthy People 2030

New Resource: A Guide to Aligning Healthy People 2030...

To help address the social determinants of health and advance health equity,...

Aug 14, 2023 | Andrea Grenadier

New Resource: A Guide to Aligning Healthy People 2030...

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  • COVID-19
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Pima County

The Building Local Operational Capacity for COVID-19, Healthcare-Associated...

Aug 14, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Pima County

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  • Community Engagement
  • Community Resilience
  • Immunization
  • Vaccine Hesitancy

Community health workers meet people where they are to...

The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted what we already know to be true: higher-risk...

Aug 10, 2023 | Dominique Baradaran, MSM, Interim Chief of Community Health, Oklahoma City- County Health Department

Community health workers meet people where they are to...

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