New CDC Toolkit Aims to Improve Community Health with Greenspaces

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has developed a new Parks and Trails Health Impact Assessment (HIA) Toolkit,...

Jan 08, 2015 | Katie Regan

  • Tulalip Tribes MRC Dedicates New Healthy Walking Trail through NACCHO’s MRC...

    On July 15, the Tulalip Tribes MRC (WA) celebrated the groundbreaking of their new healthy walking trail, made possible through...

    Jul 25, 2014 | Admin

  • 2009 H1N1 Influenza Pandemic 10 Times More Deadly Than Previously Estimated

    The modest number of 18,449 laboratory-confirmed deaths from the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic caused many to question whether the...

    Dec 11, 2013 | Lisa Brown

  • LHDs and the YMCA: Partnering to Prevent Diabetes

    By Iris Tiongco, Program Associate, NACCHO YMCA of the USA (Y-USA), one of the nation’s leading nonprofits strengthening communities...

    Jun 26, 2013 | NacchoVoice

  • New CDC Toolkit Aims to Improve Community Health with Greenspaces

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has developed a new Parks and Trails Health Impact Assessment (HIA) Toolkit, which aims to encourage outdoor activity by helping communities create parks with expanded health benefits. According to CDC data, less than 30% of U.S. youth get the recommended 60 minutes of aerobic activity per day, […]

    Jan 08, 2015 | Katie Regan

    Tulalip Tribes MRC Dedicates New Healthy Walking Trail through NACCHO’s MRC Challenge Award

    On July 15, the Tulalip Tribes MRC (WA) celebrated the groundbreaking of their new healthy walking trail, made possible through NACCHO’s 2013 MRC Challenge Award. Representatives from NACCHO attended the groundbreaking of the trail and stayed to learn about the tribes’ diabetes prevention efforts. For the 2013 Challenge Award, the Tulalip Tribes MRC, in partnership […]

    Jul 25, 2014 | Admin

    2009 H1N1 Influenza Pandemic 10 Times More Deadly Than Previously Estimated

    The modest number of 18,449 laboratory-confirmed deaths from the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic caused many to question whether the response was excessive. A recent World Health Organization (WHO) study analyzing the global mortality of the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic contradicted this previous mortality estimate. The new study published in PLoS Medicine found mortality rates may […]

    Dec 11, 2013 | Lisa Brown

    LHDs and the YMCA: Partnering to Prevent Diabetes

    By Iris Tiongco, Program Associate, NACCHO YMCA of the USA (Y-USA), one of the nation’s leading nonprofits strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility, received the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation Health Care Innovation Award. As an award recipient, Y-USA will undertake a three-year project to deliver its Diabetes Prevention Program...

    Jun 26, 2013 | NacchoVoice

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