Latest Updates from NACCHO

Seeking Input: Disability Data in Community Health Assessments

The NACCHO Health and Disability Program is seeking success stories from local health departments (LHDs) on ways the disability community has been highlighted as a part of community health assessments and/or community health improvement plans.…

Recruiting LHD Staff: 2017-2018 NACCHO Environmental Health Workgroups

Recruitment for 2017-2018 NACCHO advisory groups (i.e., committees and workgroups), including four environmental health groups (one committee and three workgroups) is open through May 5, 2017. NACCHO advisory groups are a primary and recognized vehicle for identifying the…

One Health: Local Health Department Approaches for Addressing the Interconnectivity of Human, Animal, and Environmental Health

In a new fact sheet, “One Health: Local Health Department Approaches for Addressing the Interconnectivity of Human, Animal, and Environmental Health,” NACCHO explores One Health, a multi-disciplinary public health approach that recognizes the health of humans is…

Journal of Public Health Management and Practice features NACCHO Health and Disability Program

NACCHO’s Health and Disability Program was recently highlighted in the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. The article, is titled “NACCHO’s Baseline Assessment of Disability Inclusion Within Local Health Department,”  and reviews the results of…

Seeking Local Health Department Input: Community Inclusion Efforts

NACCHO’s Health and Disability Program is working on a project with the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) and the National Center for Health, Physical Activity, and Disability (NCHPAD) to get a better understanding of…

Newly Released: NACCHO Policy Statements on Environmental Health

NACCHO recently released three policy statements on topics related to environmental and community health, now available on our Advocacy webpage. These include one new policy statement on Transportation and Health, along with two updated statements…

Now Available! Winter 2017 NACCHO Exchange: Local Public Health vs. America’s Opioid Epidemic

The Winter 2017 issue of NACCHO Exchange, “On the Frontlines: Local Public Health versus America’s Opioid Epidemic,” is now available for free download in the NACCHO Bookstore. Opioid addiction and misuse have affected inner city, suburban, and rural communities,…

Assessment Deadline Extended: Development of National Network for Environmental Health Officials

NACCHO is extending the deadline through March 31, 2017 for participation in an assessment exploring the need for the development of a national network for environmental health officials. The assessment will help NACCHO gain a…