Increasing Local Health Department Capacity to Improve the Health of People With Disabilities

Gross, Jocelyn BS; Li, Jennifer MHS

Journal of Public Health Management & Practice:
doi: 10.1097/PHH.0b013e3181d0d057
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Abstract

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) is the national organization representing local health departments. It supports efforts that protect and improve the health of all people and all communities by promoting national policy, developing resources and programs, seeking health equity, and supporting effective local public health practice and systems.

In Brief

This column describes strategies to increase local health department capacity so as to improve the health of people with disabilities.

Author Information

Jocelyn Gross, BS, is Program Associate, Health and Disability, National Association of County and City Health Officials, Washington, District of Columbia.

Jennifer Li, MHS, is Director, Environmental Health, National Association of County and City Health Officials, Washington, District of Columbia.

Corresponding Author: Jocelyn Gross, BS, National Association of County and City Health Officials, 1100 17th St, NW, 2nd Floor, Washington, DC 20036 (jgross@naccho.org).

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