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Survive and Thrive Tools

The resources and tools listed below are recommended for the Survive and Thrive Fellows and Coaches. More tools are coming soon!

Local Health Officials Orientation Resources
Public Health: What It Is and How It Works, 5th edition (Turnock)

turnockbook_001 A comprehensive examination of the public health system in the U.S. More »

Leadership in Public Health (Rowitz)

rowitz The leading text on leadership in public health practice. More »

The First 90 Days in Government (Daly and Watkins)

First90days A concise manual that focuses on transition into a leadership position in government with examples, tools and useful exercises. More »

Operational Definition

Operational-Definition-Coversmall_002 The Operational Definition is regarded as the framework for LHD standards in the voluntary national accreditation program. Read how LHDs across the nation are using the Operational Definition in their work, and find tools and templates. More »

Tackling Health Inequities through Public Health Practice: A Handbook for Action (Hofrichter)

Tackling Health Inequities Book Cover Practical approaches for local health departments to advance social justice and address health inequities and disparities in the community. More »