NACCHO Looks to Global Learning to Address Local Health Challenges

Although the United States is making bold strides in many areas of health, we have an opportunity to learn from public health practitioners beyond our borders—even those with limited resources—who are making significant progress around common challenges.  By seeking ideas and solutions being explored around…

Infographic: Public Health Emergency Preparedness Across the U.S.

In December 2018, NACCHO released the 2018 Preparedness Profile, which describes the landscape of public health emergency preparedness across the United States. The assessment gathers information about preparedness trends and emerging issues at local health departments (LHDs) to provide an evidence-based foundation for future public…

Project Public Health Ready (PPHR) Reviewer Recruitment Open!

Project Public Health Ready (PPHR) is currently seeking national reviewers for our Fall 2019 review of local health department applications. This is a great opportunity to learn about innovative practices in preparedness, network with colleagues from across the nation, and serve the local public health preparedness…

Local Opioid Prevention and Response: A Primer for Local Health Departments

NACCHO is featuring a new resource, the Local Opioid Prevention and Response: A Primer for Local Health Departments, which serves to inform local health departments (LHDs) about the domestic opioid epidemic and share success stories from LHDs currently engaged in opioid-related efforts, as well as…