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3 There’s value in belonging.

4 There’s value in belonging. See what your colleagues are saying about NACCHO Membership.

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6 NACCHO’s Toolbox

7 is very useful

8 “The NACCHO Toolbox on the website is very useful. I recently received Project Public Health Ready recognition— found the process intense and detailed but worth the effort for a quality program.” NACCHO’s Toolbox is very useful

9 John Alden Yuma County Health Department Arizona “The NACCHO Toolbox on the website is very useful. I recently received Project Public Health Ready recognition— found the process intense and detailed but worth the effort for a quality program.” NACCHO’s Toolbox is very useful

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11 The connections are

12 incredibly important

13 The connections are incredibly important “The work of NACCHO to connect local public health people to teach, learn from, and support each other is incredibly important.”

14 The connections are incredibly important “The work of NACCHO to connect local public health people to teach, learn from, and support each other is incredibly important.” Susan Allan Northwest Center for Public Health Practice Washington

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16 Keeps me in touch

17 with the best ideas

18 “Being part of NACCHO puts you in touch with the best ideas in public health practice nationwide and resources that a small health department could never find on its own. There’s too much good information to pass up, and we learn from each other to make our communities better places.” Keeps me in touch with the best ideas

19 Stephanie Carey Montgomery Township Health Department New Jersey Keeps me in touch with the best ideas “Being part of NACCHO puts you in touch with the best ideas in public health practice nationwide and resources that a small health department could never find on its own. There’s too much good information to pass up, and we learn from each other to make our communities better places.”

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21 Creates tools that

22 save us time and money

23 “NACCHO offers a national association that speaks for us to the national policymakers. They also directly support us in creating tools that save us enormous time and expenses.” Creates tools that save us time and money

24 Richard Day Person County Health Department North Carolina “NACCHO offers a national association that speaks for us to the national policymakers. They also directly support us in creating tools that save us enormous time and expenses.” Creates tools that save us time and money

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26 Opportunity to meet others

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28 “Tulsa City County Health Department is heavily involved with NACCHO. Having a director who is a past president allowed the organization to strengthen our involvement. This year, we have more of our management team association directors and directors attending. It is an opportunity to meet others from across the United States who fill similar roles.” Opportunity to meet others across the country

29 Brenda Dale Tulsa City County Health Department Oklahoma “Tulsa City County Health Department is heavily involved with NACCHO. Having a director who is a past president allowed the organization to strengthen our involvement. This year, we have more of our management team association directors and directors attending. It is an opportunity to meet others from across the United States who fill similar roles.” Opportunity to meet others across the country

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31 Enables us to improve

32 our preparedness efforts

33 “Our local health department is PPHR-recognized by NACCHO. Such programs have enabled us to greatly improve our emergency preparedness efforts and helped us a lot during the H1N1 campaign.” Enables us to improve our preparedness efforts

34 Junie Delizo Rockland County Department of Health New York Enables us to improve our preparedness efforts “Our local health department is PPHR-recognized by NACCHO. Such programs have enabled us to greatly improve our emergency preparedness efforts and helped us a lot during the H1N1 campaign.”

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36 Represents the best interests

37 of local health departments

38 “NACCHO represents the best interests of local public health departments even when those interests may not necessarily be supported by state and federal agencies.” Represents the best interests of local health departments

39 Paul Erwin University of Tennessee Center for Public Health Tennessee “NACCHO represents the best interests of local public health departments even when those interests may not necessarily be supported by state and federal agencies.” Represents the best interests of local health departments

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41 The key to assisting

42 healthcare administrators

43 “NACCHO has been key to assisting healthcare administrators with practical application of health policy. The opportunity to create best practices that really make a difference has been valuable.” The key to assisting healthcare administrators

44 Merle Green Guilford County Department of Public Health North Carolina The key to assisting healthcare administrators “NACCHO has been key to assisting healthcare administrators with practical application of health policy. The opportunity to create best practices that really make a difference has been valuable.”

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46 Offers resources, information,

47 and networking experience Offers resources, information,

48 “I would highly recommend NACCHO membership to colleagues. With being relatively new in the field it has provided me with resources, information, and great networking experience.” and networking experience Offers resources, information,

49 Benjamin Jones Waukesha County Public Health Division Wisconsin “I would highly recommend NACCHO membership to colleagues. With being relatively new in the field it has provided me with resources, information, and great networking experience.” and networking experience Offers resources, information,

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51 NACCHO’s publications and

52 resources are excellent

53 “NACCHO’s publications and educational resources are comprehensive and excellent. Particularly for a new local health official. The organization offers wonderful resources for networking, planning, and program improvement.” NACCHO’s publications and resources are excellent

54 John Kennedy District 3, Unit 1: Cobb-Douglas Health District Georgia NACCHO’s publications and resources are excellent “NACCHO’s publications and educational resources are comprehensive and excellent. Particularly for a new local health official. The organization offers wonderful resources for networking, planning, and program improvement.”

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56 The staff are attentive

57 to the needs of LHDs The staff are attentive

58 “NACCHO is a great resource for public health information and tools that can be used at the local level. NACCHO staff are attentive to the needs of LHDs. I’ve especially benefitted from all the MAPP resources and support.” to the needs of LHDs The staff are attentive

59 Louise Kent Northern Kentucky Independent District Health Department Kentucky “NACCHO is a great resource for public health information and tools that can be used at the local level. NACCHO staff are attentive to the needs of LHDs. I’ve especially benefitted from all the MAPP resources and support.” to the needs of LHDs The staff are attentive

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61 NACCHO has helped strengthen

62 the advocacy for LHDs NACCHO has helped strengthen

63 “The SACCHOs are a very important part of NACCHO. As the numbers have increased over the last few years, NACCHO has helped strengthen the advocacy for LHDs with accreditation of LHDs at the forefront. It is important that NACCHO stay involved with assisting PHAB, particularly in working with SACCHOs in the accreditation process. It’s a win for SACCHOs, NACCHO, PHAB, and local health departments to be involved in the accreditation process.” the advocacy for LHDs NACCHO has helped strengthen

64 Lee Lane Texas Association of Local Health Officials Texas the advocacy for LHDs NACCHO has helped strengthen “The SACCHOs are a very important part of NACCHO. As the numbers have increased over the last few years, NACCHO has helped strengthen the advocacy for LHDs with accreditation of LHDs at the forefront. It is important that NACCHO stay involved with assisting PHAB, particularly in working with SACCHOs in the accreditation process. It’s a win for SACCHOs, NACCHO, PHAB, and local health departments to be involved in the accreditation process.”

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66 Provides best practices

67 and stays on the cutting edge Provides best practices

68 and stays on the cutting edge Provides best practices “NACCHO provides guidance that pertains to local issues. NACCHO’s website provides best practices and other information that we actually put into practice. NACCHO stays on the cutting edge and determines what local health departments can do to meet the new issue. Individuals who are interested in becoming the best health department will see NACCHO as a valuable asset.”

69 Kathy Lordo Hamilton County General Health District Ohio “NACCHO provides guidance that pertains to local issues. NACCHO’s website provides best practices and other information that we actually put into practice. NACCHO stays on the cutting edge and determines what local health departments can do to meet the new issue. Individuals who are interested in becoming the best health department will see NACCHO as a valuable asset.” and stays on the cutting edge Provides best practices

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71 Provides excellent communication

72 through online correspondence Provides excellent communication

73 “NACCHO provides excellent communication through online correspondence and newsletters. The educational sessions at the annual meeting are worthwhile. Our department also participated in NACCHO committees.” through online correspondence Provides excellent communication

74 Cindy Trail Central District Health Department (Region 4) Idaho “NACCHO provides excellent communication through online correspondence and newsletters. The educational sessions at the annual meeting are worthwhile. Our department also participated in NACCHO committees.” through online correspondence Provides excellent communication

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76 NACCHO provides valuable

77 tools and resources NACCHO provides valuable

78 “NACCHO has provided our health department with valuable tools and resources that are otherwise lacking in rural Southeast Ohio. NACCHO has provided networking opportunities and training that have advanced my career and expanded my vision of public health. Thank you.” tools and resources NACCHO provides valuable

79 Jeremy Phillips Athens County Health Department Ohio “NACCHO has provided our health department with valuable tools and resources that are otherwise lacking in rural Southeast Ohio. NACCHO has provided networking opportunities and training that have advanced my career and expanded my vision of public health. Thank you.” tools and resources NACCHO provides valuable

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81 Connections that facilitate

82 employment opportunities Connections that facilitate

83 “Being a member of NACCHO has given me the opportunity to meet new colleagues around the country and keep up with others I have known for years. The connections have facilitated interviews and candidates for position vacancies in my department.” employment opportunities Connections that facilitate

84 Cathy Raevsky Kent County Health Department Michigan “Being a member of NACCHO has given me the opportunity to meet new colleagues around the country and keep up with others I have known for years. The connections have facilitated interviews and candidates for position vacancies in my department.” employment opportunities Connections that facilitate

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86 NACCHO is incredible

87 at providing Profile data NACCHO is incredible

88 “I’m a doctoral student in urban higher education at Jackson State University, and NACCHO has provided me access to the wonderful 2008 Profile data, which my dissertation is based on.” at providing Profile data NACCHO is incredible

89 Gregory Smothers Jackson State University Georgia “I’m a doctoral student in urban higher education at Jackson State University, and NACCHO has provided me access to the wonderful 2008 Profile data, which my dissertation is based on.” at providing Profile data NACCHO is incredible

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91 Keeps me current

92 with national health policy Keeps me current

93 “NACCHO provides assistance in staying current with national health policy impacting public health. I enjoy the opportunities to connect with public health professionals from all over the United States to learn innovative ideas and best practice. The annual conference offers excellent opportunity to develop skills in all area of public health practice. Pre-conference workshops are also excellent.” with national health policy Keeps me current

94 Lisa Stefanovsky Ottawa County Health Department Michigan “NACCHO provides assistance in staying current with national health policy impacting public health. I enjoy the opportunities to connect with public health professionals from all over the United States to learn innovative ideas and best practice. The annual conference offers excellent opportunity to develop skills in all area of public health practice. Pre-conference workshops are also excellent.” with national health policy Keeps me current

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96 Education makes for

97 a better board member Education makes for

98 “As a new member of NACCHO, I feel that education makes for better board members. I am hoping for a good learning experience and better management of our health systems.” a better board member Education makes for

99 Charles Steinkuekler Custer District Health Unit North Dakota “As a new member of NACCHO, I feel that education makes for better board members. I am hoping for a good learning experience and better management of our health systems.” a better board member Education makes for

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101 NACCHO Annual offers opportunities

102 to learn about cutting-edge research NACCHO Annual offers opportunities

103 “NACCHO offers the opportunity for local health departments to share experiences and learn from one another. Also, with the addition of the research track this year, the annual conference provides and opportunity for NACCHO members to discuss the research needs, learn about cutting-edge research projects with practical application, and network with potential academic partners.” to learn about cutting-edge research NACCHO Annual offers opportunities

104 Patricia Sweeney University of Pittsburgh Pennsylvania “NACCHO offers the opportunity for local health departments to share experiences and learn from one another. Also, with the addition of the research track this year, the annual conference provides and opportunity for NACCHO members to discuss the research needs, learn about cutting-edge research projects with practical application, and network with potential academic partners.” to learn about cutting-edge research NACCHO Annual offers opportunities

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106 NACCHO is all about the work

107 done by local public health NACCHO is all about the work

108 “I had been a health officer for a few months when I attended my first NACCHO conference and what an eye-opener that was. It introduced me to the group of individuals who would become my ‘professional family.’ The staff is great, but the key thing that NACCHO offers is that it is all about the work done by local public health.” done by local public health NACCHO is all about the work

109 Barbara Worgess Coconino County Public Health Services District Arizona “I had been a health officer for a few months when I attended my first NACCHO conference and what an eye-opener that was. It introduced me to the group of individuals who would become my ‘professional family.’ The staff is great, but the key thing that NACCHO offers is that it is all about the work done by local public health.” done by local public health NACCHO is all about the work

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111 Model Practice Award—

112 a validation of our efforts Model Practice Award—

113 “Winning the Model Practice Award has simply allowed for validation of our efforts. There is now a level of credibility to the program when we work with our partners. Stating that the program is a best practice and have that actually mean something is very rewarding and adds extreme value.” Keith Olenslager Orange County Health Care Agency/Public Health California a validation of our efforts Model Practice Award—

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115 “We feel that the exposure we received through our local media has been very positive and demonstrates to the public our commitment to performing our public health activities and programs to standards and has raised our credibility with the community.” Nola Matrz Lafayette County Health Department Missouri a validation of our efforts Model Practice Award—

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