March is National Nutrition Month!

This year’s theme for National Nutrition Month® is “Put Your Best Fork Forward.” This month is a great way to promote messages...

Mar 28, 2017 | Anastasia Sonneman

  • Journal of Public Health Management and Practice features NACCHO Health and...

    NACCHO’s Health and Disability Program was recently highlighted in the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. The article,...

    Mar 28, 2017 | Anastasia Sonneman

  • Seeking Local Health Department Input: Community Inclusion Efforts

    NACCHO’s Health and Disability Program is working on a project with the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) and the National...

    Mar 28, 2017 | Anastasia Sonneman

  • Meet the 2016-2017 NACCHO Health and Disability Fellows

    The NACCHO Health and Disability program is thrilled to introduce its 2016-17 fellows. NACCHO’s Health and Disability Fellowship is an...

    Mar 28, 2017 | Anastasia Sonneman

  • Call for Subject Matter Experts: Environmental Public Health

    Beth Ann Fiedler, PhD, Editor, Springer International Publishing Contract, is developing a new book on environmental conditions that...

    Mar 28, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

  • Cancer Disparities Among People with Disabilities: How Local Health Departments Can...

    By Evelyn Arana, NACCHO Health and Disability Fellow In recognition of February’s World Cancer Day, Evelyn Arana, one of two NACCHO...

    Mar 02, 2017 | Guest Author

  • Improving Health Care Access and Delivery for Everyone

    The National CLAS (Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services) Standards are a framework to guide healthy equity efforts among...

    Feb 24, 2017 | Anastasia Sonneman

  • Eliminating Mother-to-Child Transmission of HBV in the US: A Call to Action

    By: Chari Cohen, DrPH, MPH, Hepatitis B Foundation; Kate Moraras, MPH, Hepatitis B Foundation; Thaddeus Pham, BS, Hawaii Department of...

    Feb 09, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

  • HealthMatters for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: Research...

    In November 2016, the Association of University Centers on Disability (AUCD) released a research to policy brief designed to support...

    Jan 19, 2017 | Anastasia Sonneman

  • March is National Nutrition Month!

    This year’s theme for National Nutrition Month® is “Put Your Best Fork Forward.” This month is a great way to promote messages about healthy eating in your community. Health.gov has developed a National Nutrition Month Promo Kit to help promote National Nutrition Month as well as the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. The Centers for […]

    Mar 28, 2017 | Anastasia Sonneman

    Journal of Public Health Management and Practice features NACCHO Health and Disability Program

    NACCHO’s Health and Disability Program was recently highlighted in the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. The article, is titled “NACCHO’s Baseline Assessment of Disability Inclusion Within Local Health Department,”  and reviews the results of a 2014 baseline assessment. The assessment was conducted to increase understanding related to local health officials’ knowledge...

    Mar 28, 2017 | Anastasia Sonneman

    Seeking Local Health Department Input: Community Inclusion Efforts

    NACCHO’s Health and Disability Program is working on a project with the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) and the National Center for Health, Physical Activity, and Disability (NCHPAD) to get a better understanding of local health departments’ (LHDs) successes and challenges in including disability and health information into their Community Health Needs Assessments (CHNA) […]

    Mar 28, 2017 | Anastasia Sonneman

    Meet the 2016-2017 NACCHO Health and Disability Fellows

    The NACCHO Health and Disability program is thrilled to introduce its 2016-17 fellows. NACCHO’s Health and Disability Fellowship is an invaluable opportunity for undergraduate and/or graduate students pursing degrees in public health to receive hands on experience in the health and disability field. The fellowship includes providing support to local health departments (LHDs) through NACCHO’s...

    Mar 28, 2017 | Anastasia Sonneman

    Call for Subject Matter Experts: Environmental Public Health

    Beth Ann Fiedler, PhD, Editor, Springer International Publishing Contract, is developing a new book on environmental conditions that impact public health. Dr. Fielder is seeking subject matter experts from the field of public health to serve as contributing authors on any of the following topics: Rethinking the Benefits of National Parks: Eliminating Manmade Barriers (e.g., could focus on...

    Mar 28, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

    Cancer Disparities Among People with Disabilities: How Local Health Departments Can Help

    By Evelyn Arana, NACCHO Health and Disability Fellow In recognition of February’s World Cancer Day, Evelyn Arana, one of two NACCHO Health and Disability Fellows, took some time to discuss the intersection between cancer, disability, and public health. Currently completing her doctoral dissertation on how to lower barriers related to cancer screening for women with […]

    Mar 02, 2017 | Guest Author

    Improving Health Care Access and Delivery for Everyone

    The National CLAS (Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services) Standards are a framework to guide healthy equity efforts among health care organizations. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Office of Minority Health worked with NCQA (National Committee for Quality Assurance) to develop a toolkit to help organizations implement the National CLAS Standards. The toolkit...

    Feb 24, 2017 | Anastasia Sonneman

    Eliminating Mother-to-Child Transmission of HBV in the US: A Call to Action

    By: Chari Cohen, DrPH, MPH, Hepatitis B Foundation; Kate Moraras, MPH, Hepatitis B Foundation; Thaddeus Pham, BS, Hawaii Department of Health; Isha Weerasinghe, MSc, Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations; Vivian Huang, MD, MPH, National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable; Jefferey Caballero, MPH, Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations; and,Joan Block, RN, BSN,...

    Feb 09, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

    HealthMatters for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: Research to Policy Brief

    In November 2016, the Association of University Centers on Disability (AUCD) released a research to policy brief designed to support community-based organizations serving people with intellectual and developmental disabilities through various health promotion programs. This policy brief describes how several states are working with their community-based organizations to promote evidence-based...

    Jan 19, 2017 | Anastasia Sonneman

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