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Public Health Advocacy


NACCHO informs policymakers of the critical role local health departments play in keeping our communities healthy and safe. 

As the national voice for local health departments, NACCHO:

In the Spotlight

On December 13, Congress passed emergency funding to address the Ebola outbreak. The request recognizes the need for a strong public health system in the United States, including support for local health departments. 

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2015 Legislative and Policy Agenda

The Board of Directors passed NACCHO's Federal Legislative and Policy Agenda for 2015 in November 2014.

Review NACCHO's 2015 priorities.

Public Health Logo

LHDs can make themselves more visible and recognizable to external audiences—policymakers, the media, and the public—through communications, marketing, and branding. Critical to these fundamental concepts are the strategies, tactics, messages, and supporting visual elements, which can all be found here.

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