Policy and Advocacy

Advocating for your local health department. Helping you advocate for public health.

As the national voice for Local Health Departments, NACCHO serves a critical role in Washington. All of NACCHO’s advocacy efforts focus on informing policymakers of the critical role that local health departments play in keeping our communities healthy and safe. 

Check back here regularly for featured legislative resources and tools to help your local health department advocate for local public health priorities.

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Policy Statements and Letters

NACCHO's policy development process guides NACCHO's public health advocacy.

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Policy Statements and Letters

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Funding Priorities

A listing of NACCHO's funding priorities for this year.

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Funding Priorities

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Video: Roadmap to the Federal Budget

The process of the federal budget from the President's budget through the appropriations process.

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Video: Roadmap to the Federal Budget

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News From Washington

Here, you can find all relevant news and resources surrounding hot-button public health issues.

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News From Washington