Building Informatics Capacity: The Informatics-Savvy Health Department...

What can local health departments (LHDs) do to improve their informatics capacity? NACCHO Voice interviewed Bill Brand, MPH, Director...

Aug 07, 2015 | NacchoVoice

  • NACCHO Releases Report on the Impact PHEP Funding has on Local Public Health...

    The Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) cooperative agreement is a critical source of funding for state, local, and...

    Aug 04, 2015 | Mary Hodges

  • NACCHO Releases Podcast Interview with Director of ONDCP

    The NACCHO Podcast Series recently posted an interview with the Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) Michael...

    Jul 20, 2015 | Stella Bartholet

  • NACCHO Annual 2015 Preview: Wellness Coalition Partners with Pediatric Care...

    By Lindsay Tiffany, Communications Specialist, NACCHO The following post is part of a series of interviews with local health...

    Jun 30, 2015 | NacchoVoice

  • Baltimore City Health Commissioner Dr. Leana S. Wen Discusses Her Department’s...

    Interview by Ian Goldstein, Web and New Media Specialist, NACCHO On April 12, Freddie Gray, Jr., was arrested by the Baltimore City...

    Jun 26, 2015 | NacchoVoice

  • NACCHO Releases New Health and Disability Resources

    NACCHO’s Health and Disability program recently released five new resources for local health departments designed to promote the...

    Jun 24, 2015 | Katie Regan

  • Five Questions for Doug Mormann, Retired Director of the La Crosse County (WI)...

    NACCHO Voice spoke with Doug Mormann, who retired in March as director of the La Crosse County (WI) Health Department, about his...

    Jun 05, 2015 | NacchoVoice

  • NACCHO Annual 2015 Preview: How One Local Health Department Partnered with the Local...

    By Lindsay Tiffany, Communications Specialist, NACCHO The following post is part of a series of interviews with local health...

    May 15, 2015 | NacchoVoice

  • New Webinar Examines State, Local Stories about Raw Milk

    NACCHO last week hosted “Raw Milk and the Public’s Health: Stories from State and Local Health Departments,” a new...

    May 12, 2015 | Katie Regan

  • Building Informatics Capacity: The Informatics-Savvy Health Department Self-Assessment

    What can local health departments (LHDs) do to improve their informatics capacity? NACCHO Voice interviewed Bill Brand, MPH, Director of Informatics Science, and Debra Bara, MA, Director of Practice Support at the Public Health Informatics Institute. Brand and Bara presented the session “Building Informatics Capacity: The Informatics-Savvy Health Department Self-Assessment” at NACCHO Annual 2015....

    Aug 07, 2015 | NacchoVoice

    NACCHO Releases Report on the Impact PHEP Funding has on Local Public Health Capabilities, Capacity, and Response

    The Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) cooperative agreement is a critical source of funding for state, local, and territorial public health departments. Since 2002, PHEP has provided billions of dollars to health departments across the United States, allowing them to build and strengthen their preparedness capabilities and capacity when responding to public health threats. NACCHO’s...

    Aug 04, 2015 | Mary Hodges

    NACCHO Releases Podcast Interview with Director of ONDCP

    The NACCHO Podcast Series recently posted an interview with the Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) Michael Botticelli on the opioid epidemic and how local health departments can help prevent opioid and prescription drug overdose in their communities. According to Botticelli, the epidemic is partly a result of the over prescription […]

    Jul 20, 2015 | Stella Bartholet

    NACCHO Annual 2015 Preview: Wellness Coalition Partners with Pediatric Care Providers to Increase Healthy Lifestyle Behaviors among Children

    By Lindsay Tiffany, Communications Specialist, NACCHO The following post is part of a series of interviews with local health department (LHD) staff who will present at the 2015 NACCHO Annual conference. This post offers a preview of the session “Pediatrician Perception of the LiveWell Greenville “At the Doctor” Toolkit in Improving Patient Communication Regarding Healthy Lifestyle Behaviors,”...

    Jun 30, 2015 | NacchoVoice

    Baltimore City Health Commissioner Dr. Leana S. Wen Discusses Her Department’s Response to Civil Unrest and Suggests Ways LHDs Can Tackle the Root Causes of Structural Racism and Oppression

    Interview by Ian Goldstein, Web and New Media Specialist, NACCHO On April 12, Freddie Gray, Jr., was arrested by the Baltimore City Police Department. He died on April 19, due to spinal cord injuries. In the aftermath of this death, citizens held a variety of demonstrations; while most were peaceful, the city saw several days […]

    Jun 26, 2015 | NacchoVoice

    NACCHO Releases New Health and Disability Resources

    NACCHO’s Health and Disability program recently released five new resources for local health departments designed to promote the inclusion of people with disabilities in all public health programs, products, and services. New fact sheets include: “What Local Health Departments Should Know About the Population of People with Disabilities,” which provides health departments with a...

    Jun 24, 2015 | Katie Regan

    Five Questions for Doug Mormann, Retired Director of the La Crosse County (WI) Health Department

    NACCHO Voice spoke with Doug Mormann, who retired in March as director of the La Crosse County (WI) Health Department, about his three-decade career in public health, his department’s path to pursuing accreditation, and the challenges that keep him awake at night. NACCHO: Please tell us about your career path. DM: I received a Master’s of […]

    Jun 05, 2015 | NacchoVoice

    NACCHO Annual 2015 Preview: How One Local Health Department Partnered with the Local Housing Authority to Combat Chronic Disease

    By Lindsay Tiffany, Communications Specialist, NACCHO The following post is part of a series of interviews with local health department (LHD) staff who will present at the 2015 NACCHO Annual conference. This post offers a preview of the session “PSE Squared: Public Health and Public Housing: Reducing and Preventing Chronic Disease through Policy, System, and […]

    May 15, 2015 | NacchoVoice

    New Webinar Examines State, Local Stories about Raw Milk

    NACCHO last week hosted “Raw Milk and the Public’s Health: Stories from State and Local Health Departments,” a new webinar that examines health department experiences responding to outbreaks associated with raw milk and working with communities impacted by outbreaks, as well as legislating its consumption. This webinar is now archived and available for viewing through […]

    May 12, 2015 | Katie Regan

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