Author Archives: Michelle Shapiro

State of Water Preparedness: A 2018 Scan of Water Preparedness and Response Infrastructure in State and Territorial Health Agencies

ASTHO conducted a survey of state and territorial directors of public health preparedness and environmental health to learn more about the protocols, tools, resources, infrastructure, and gaps related to drinking water emergency preparedness and response…

Forces of Change: The Local Environmental Health Landscape

NACCHO’s Forces of Change survey examines the impact of the changing public health landscape on local health department (LHD) budgets, programs, and workforce. Forces of Change enables NACCHO to respond rapidly to emerging issues; by…

National Children’s Dental Health Month: Resources for Local Health Departments

By Hollis Russinof, Manager, Campaign for Dental Health, American Academy of Pediatrics February is National Children’s Dental Health Month (NCDHM), a month-long national health observance to promote the oral health of children and families. The American…