Latest Updates from NACCHO

NACCHO Releases Research Brief Highlighting Local Health Department Environmental Health Activities

In January 2017, NACCHO released findings from the 2016 National Profile of Local Health Departments, a comprehensive survey of local health department (LHD) infrastructure and practice. This newest data was provided by 76% of all LHDs…

NACCHO Launches Healthcare-Associated Infections Toolkit for LHDs

Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs), which people acquire while receiving treatment or care for another condition, affect 1 in 25 hospital patients in the United States each year and can lead to sepsis or death. HAI risks are…

NACCHO Annual 2017: Learn More about Infectious Diseases & Informatics

The 2017 NACCHO Annual Conference will feature a variety of sharing sessions highlighting key focus areas of NACCHO’s Infectious Disease and Informatics (IDI) portfolio, including: HIV, STI & Hepatitis, Immunization, Emerging Infections and Outbreak Response.…

NACCHO Report: Evaluation of Technical Assistance for Local Health Impact Assessments

NACCHO recently released a new report examining Health Impact Assessment (HIA) implementation practices, challenges, and gaps across nine local health departments. Findings and recommendations included in this report aim to build on a 2014 evaluation…

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…