Model Practice Application Information
In the Spotlight
How to Apply
NACCHO encourages all LHDs who have implemented practices that (1) address the needs of identified populations, (2) promote and foster collaboration, (3) ensure the effective use of resources, and (4) provide framework for the development of future programs with the potential of more successful outcomes to apply for a model or promising practice award during a month long window in the fall.
About the Model Practices Program
NACCHO's Model Practices Program honors and recognizes outstanding local health practices from across the nation and shares and promotes these practices among local health departments (LHDs). Model and promising practices cut across all areas of local public health, including, but not limited to, community health, environmental health, emergency preparedness, infrastructure, governmental public health, and chronic disease.
How are Model Practices Applications Scored
All Model Practices applications go through two phases of reviews. First, NACCHO lead staff review the application to ensure that it is complete. Incomplete applications will be returned to applicant to with comments.
All Model Practices applications are judged on four sets of criteria: