Health Department Communications
An excellent communications effort can be timely and cost-effective, and leverage and conserve the LHD's scarce resources. The road to excellence in LHD communications start here.
2015 NACCHO & CDC Communications Webinar Series
In this three-part webinar series, "Presentation Power: The Secrets of Today's Best Communicators," Steve Brett, of Presentation TuneUps discusses how every presentation should be a story and provides simple steps to take to ensure that your audience is listening, watching and remembering what you say. This three-part series addresses:
2013 NACCHO & CDC Communications Webinar Series
In this four-part webinar series, NACCHO and the CDC help LHDs strengthen their communication capacity by examining current marketing, branding, and new media practices, and providing new resources on message clarity and evaluation.
Building Our Understanding of Health Communication Evaluation Presenter: Jim Weaver, PhD, MPH, CDC Office of the Associate Director for Communication | Download PowerPoint (pdf | 1.23mb)
New Communication Channels: What They Are, Why They Are Here to Stay, and Why You Need to Be There. CDC Makes It Easy for You Presenter: Amy Heldman, MPH, CDC Social Media Team Lead | Download PowerPoint (pdf | 2.25mb)
Communicating Public Health: Why Do We Have to Market Something Everyone Should Already Want? Presenter: Fred Fridinger, DrPH, Chief, CDC Strategic and Proactive Marketing Branch | Download PowerPoint (pdf | 6.27mb)
You Know What You're Talking About, but Does Your Audience? CDC's New Clear Communication Index and How To Use It Presenter: Cynthia Baur, PhD, CDC Senior Advisor for Health Literacy | Download PowerPoint (pdf | 478kb)