Training for Local Health Departments: Health and Disability 101

NACCHO’s Health and Disability Program is proud to announce a new online e-learning module titled, “Health and Disability 101: Training for Health Department Employees.” The purpose of this training is to educate health department staff about the benefits of including people with disabilities in all public health programs, products and services. The training is free and is available through NACCHO University. To access the training click here.

Visit NACCHO’s Toolbox (select ‘Health and Disability Toolkit’ from the refine by drop down) for resources from state and local health departments on inclusion and planning for persons with disabilities in preparedness planning efforts.

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About Katie Dwyer

Katie Schemm Dwyer is a Director in NACCHO's Preparedness Division. Her work focuses on supporting local health departments strengthen public health preparedness systems through governance, coordination and liaison with federal preparedness organizations, policy, and program management.

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