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Policy Statements


NACCHO's policy statements are adopted and/or ratified by the board of directors and are used in a variety of contexts, including development of NACCHO's legislative agenda, development of NACCHO's position on particular proposed laws or regulations, and communication of NACCHO's views to partners in public health advocacy and the public. The following policy statements were developed with active participation by NACCHO's Epidemiology Workgroup.

Competencies for Applied Epidemiologists in Governmental Public Health Agencies (February 2013)

Local Health Department Involvement in Meaningful Use Preparation (July 2011)

Role of Local Health Departments in Community Health Needs Assessments (March 2012)

Strengthening LHD Epidemiology and Surveillance Capacities (October 2010)