inclusion

Improving Health Care Access and Delivery for Everyone

The National CLAS (Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services) Standards are a framework to guide healthy equity efforts among health care organizations. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Office of Minority Health worked with…

Application Deadline Extended (2/28/17): NACCHO Disability Technical Assistance Program

NACCHO’s Health and Disability Program is currently accepting applications through February 28, 2017 for its Disability Technical Assistance Program. This initiative is designed to support local health departments (LHDs) seeking increase inclusivity and accessibility for people with…

New Fact Sheet: Inclusive & Accessible Communication

In an effort to promote inclusive and accessible communication at local health departments (LHDs) and partner agencies, NACCHO created a new fact sheet. titled Five Steps for Inclusive Communication: Engaging People with Disabilities (accessible via the…

Including People with Disabilities: Public Health Workforce Competencies

Dr. Adriene Griffen and Shannon Haworth, Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD)’s public health team members, recently presented their work on including people with disabilities into public health workforce competencies at the 2016 Southwest…

CDC Study: Health Risk Behaviors Among People with Disabilities from Racial and Ethnic Groups

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released a new study in the Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities focusing on the relationship between income and education, and two health behaviors of smoking…