Local health departments

Human Impact Partners: 4-Part Webinar Series on Advancing Health Equity in Local Health Departments

Published Date: 
Tue, 2017-10-31

Human Impact Partners is hosting a 4-part webinar series, Advancing Health Equities in Local Health Departments, starting in November. This webinar series aims to address the question “What strategic steps can we take to advance health equity at our health department?” by providing success stories from health departments across the country and by providing information about the newly released Health Equity Guide.

Local Health Department and School Partnerships Report Released

Published Date: 
Mon, 2017-07-31

The National Association of Chronic Disease Director has released a new report, Local Health Department and

Health in All Policies: Experiences from Local Health Departments Report

Published Date: 
Mon, 2017-03-27

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) has released a new report,

NACCHO 2016 National Profile of Local Health Departments Report

Published Date: 
Thu, 2017-02-02

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) has released its 2016 National Profile of Local Health Departments. The report, "presents the newest data on local health dep

NACCHO Funding Opportunity for LHDs to Integrate Tips from Former Smokers Campaign

Published Date: 
Tue, 2017-01-10

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), with support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is now offering a funding opportunity for Local Health Departments (LHDs) to increase smoking cessation rates through support, leverage, and extension of the Tips from Former Smokers (Tips)™ campaign resources in healthcare provider practices. For this project, NACCHO will provide LHD awardees with all of the following:

Funding Opportunity: Tribal Public Health Capacity Building and Capacity Improvement

Published Date: 
Tue, 2013-06-25

The Office for State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support (OSTLTS) has announced the availability of funds to strengthen and improve the infrastructure and performance of tribal public health agencies and tribal health systems through the provision of capacity building and qualitiy improvement. Eligible applicants must be able to demonstrate a record of effectively working with AI/AN populations for a minimum of three-five years, and have the ability to methodically and efficiently reach tribal members in AI/AN communities. The closing date for applications is July 15, 2013.

Applications Needed for the Local Health Departments of the Year Award

Published Date: 
Thu, 2013-04-04

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) is seeking applications for the LHD of the Year Award by May 31st to recognize the outstanding accomplishment of LHDs across the country and honor their their innovation, creativity, and impact on communities. The award will be bestowed at the 2013 Grand Award Ceremony during the 2013 NACCHO Annual Conference. For more information, visit the NACCHO website.

Promoting Healthy Weight: Local Health Departments Take Action

Vol. 14

Rates of overweight and obesity in the U.S. are fast rising and crosscutting, without respect for age, gender, race, culture, ethnicity. Adverse impacts linked to overweight and obesity suggest a public health approach is needed. CityMatCH membership concurs: the most recent embership assessment verifi ed that healthy weight is a top priority for their health departments.

Let’s Form a New MCH Alliance

Vol. 16

CityView Editorial by Carol Synkewecz, MPH
MCH Director, Duval County Public Health
Department, Jacksonville, FL

If local, state, and national MCH priorities were more fully aligned, would it make a difference for women, children and families? My answer is a simple, “Yes.”

We CAN Do Better: Reinventing Maternal & Child Health in America

Vol. 17

 Presented by Michael C. Lu, MD, MPH, Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, David Geffen
School of Medicine at UCLA, Department of Community Health Sciences, UCLA School of Public Health


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