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Check out these Healthy People in Action posts to learn how our partners and communities nationwide are working toward Healthy People goals and objectives — and to read about the latest Healthy People 2030 updates. Use these posts to gather ideas for programs and policies in your own work.
Big Cities Health Coalition and Healthy People: Making Data Accessible to Urban Health Departments
Posted on February 1, 2021 by ODPHP
The Big Cities Health Coalition (BCHC) formed in 2002 with the goal of giving large urban health departments a forum to share strategies and best practices. Its mission is “advancing equity and health for present and future generations.” BCHC is a close collaborator of the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), an organization previously highlighted in the Healthy People in Action series.
National Association of County and City Health Officials: Helping Local Public Health Agencies Use Healthy People
Posted on December 16, 2020 by ODPHP
As the national nonprofit organization that represents local public health departments, the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) plays an important role in improving health and advancing health equity nationwide. And by teaming up with Healthy People 2030, NACCHO is demonstrating just how important local health departments are to achieving national health objectives.
Association of State and Territorial Health Officials: Helping Public Health Agencies Improve Health Nationwide
Posted on September 2, 2020 by ODPHP
The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) is the national nonprofit organization representing public health agencies in U.S. states and territories, freely associated states, and the District of Columbia. That means it plays a major role in improving health and well-being nationwide — and it’s an ideal partner for Healthy People 2030. ASTHO and ODPHP work together toward their common goals through a cooperative agreement.