NACCHO Releases Annual Report on LHDs, Public Health Landscape

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) recently released The Changing Public Health Landscape: Findings from the 2017 Forces of Change Survey. The report assesses the impact of the economy, public health investments, and more generally, forces that affect change in LHDs throughout the country. The report is used to identify and elevate infrastructure challenges, highlight opportunities to strengthen public health capacity, and raise awareness among policymakers. This year’s report focuses on budget cuts and job losses, Zika prevention and response, multi-sectoral partnerships, and workforce recruitment.  To view the report, visit here.