Our Mission

The mission of the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) is to improve the health of communities by strengthening and advocating for local health departments.


NACCHO is the only organization dedicated to serving every local health department in the nation. NACCHO serves 3000 local health departments and is the leader in providing cutting-edge, skill-building, professional resources and programs, seeking health equity, and supporting effective local public health practice and systems.

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Chief Executive Officer Lori Tremmel Freeman, MBA

Meet our new NACCHO CEO, Lori Tremmel Freeman.

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Chief Executive Officer Lori Tremmel Freeman, MBA

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Board Members

NACCHO is governed by a 24-member board, comprised of health officials from around the U.S.

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Board Members

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NACCHO’s History

The National Association of County and City Health Officials was founded in 1965.

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NACCHO’s History