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Local Health Department Receiving Technical Assistance: Cortland County Health Department, NY


The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) is currently offering technical assistance support to local health departments to improve their capacity to develop or enhance health promotion programs for people living with disabilities through coordination of existing health department and community services.

Background:

Cortland County Health Department (NY) works with Access to Independence (ATI), the county's local experts on disability. The Cortland County Health Department and its community partners are conducting a project to promote the health and well-being of people with disabilities funded by NACCHO. 

Project Activities:

Cortland County Health Department is receiving technical assistance from Charles County Health Department (MD) and is planning to be trained in the Healthy Lifestyles curriculum and implement the Healthy Lifestyles program.

Click here for further details about Charles County's project.

Project Update

Cortland County Health Department helped to co-conduct a 3-day "Train the Trainer" workshop for the Healthy Lifestyles for People Living with Disabilities Program. The workshop was offered to other NACCHO Technical Assistance Project participants. The workshop provided necessary training tools to plan and implement the Healthy Lifestyles Curriculum for Individuals with Disabilities.

For more information on Cortland County, please contact:
Mary Jane Uttech
Cortland County Health Department
Phone: 607-753-5139
E-mail: mjuttech@cortland-co.org
Web Site: http://cchd.cortland-co.org/