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December 3 Webinar: CDC Webinar on Aligning Public Health CHNA with Other Needs Assessments

Date posted: Fri, 17 Oct 2014 13:44 CDT

Join the webinar on December 3 to learn more about how CDC is developing a unifying framework for aligning not-for-profit community health needs assessments with other public health and community health improvement plans.


NACCHO's Health and Disability Program Supports Local Health Department Inclusion Efforts

Date posted: Fri, 26 Sep 2014 14:25 CDT

The CDC is currently highlighting the need for whole community inclusion in preparedness planning during National Preparedness Month, which runs through September.


ASTHO Releases Issue Brief on Community Health Improvement

Date posted: Fri, 26 Sep 2014 13:47 CDT

ASTHO recently released an issue brief discussing the challenges and successes of ACA-required community health needs assessments and population health improvement.


Sexual Health Education Toolkit

Date posted: Fri, 26 Sep 2014 13:26 CDT

A new toolkit has been developed by the Sexual Health Alliance of Linn & Johnson Counties. The Sexual Health Education Toolkit contains videos, community resources, lesson plans, and fact sheets to promote wellness.


The American Lung Association's 15th Annual State of the Air Report

Date posted: Mon, 14 Jul 2014 15:18 CDT

The American Lung Association released its 15th Annual State of the Air Report that grades air quality across the U.S.


Healthy Iowans: Iowa’s Health Improvement Plan 2012-2016, 2014 Revisions

Date posted: Mon, 14 Jul 2014 15:10 CDT

Healthy Iowans: Iowa’s Health Improvement Plan 2012-2016, 2014 Revisions is posted on the IDPH website.


Free Alzheimer's Educational Materials

Date posted: Mon, 14 Jul 2014 15:00 CDT

The Alzheimer’s Association has developed a brochure, Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters, which can be very useful to professionals and caregivers in identifying a list of typical age-related changes and early signs of Alzheimer’s.


Voices for Healthy Kids Toolkits Available

Date posted: Mon, 14 Jul 2014 14:38 CDT

These toolkits are designed to help coalitions educate their communities on ways to make the vision of Voices for Healthy Kids a reality. Request the toolkit materials today—in print or downloadable form!


CDC Community Health Online Resource Center

Date posted: Mon, 14 Jul 2014 14:23 CDT

How do you move a program from a project to a policy and environmental change? Check out the Community Health Online Resource Center, a new CDC addition to help you make that move.


Make a Vulnerable Population "Footprint" Map

Date posted: Sun, 02 Mar 2014 20:28 CST

The Vulnerable Population Footprint map is a data visualization tool that overlays poverty rates and educational attainment, two key drivers of poor health outcomes.


New Resource to Aid Community Health Improvement Efforts Released

Date posted: Sun, 02 Mar 2014 19:48 CST

NACCHO has developed a Resource Center for Community Health Assessments and Community Health Improvement Plans to support community health improvement efforts.


Hilltop Releases Issue Brief on Current and Future Community Benefit Policy

Date posted: Sun, 02 Mar 2014 17:20 CST

The Hilltop Institute’s Hospital Community Benefit Program released the eighth issue brief in its series, Hospital Community Benefits after the ACA. This brief, Present Posture, Future Challenges, focuses on updating points concerning CHNA.

Read more... - Free Data and Reporting Resource

Date posted: Sun, 02 Mar 2014 16:04 CST

ASTHO announced the nationwide beta 2.0 launch of, a state-of-the-art, free, web-based utility that will prove to be an invaluable resource in the work we do to assess and make measurable improvements in community health and well-being.