MoALPHA is a voluntary association of local public health agencies (city and county health departments) in Missouri, founded in 1994. Our mission is to…
  • Support communication among local, state and federal public health agencies.
  • Provide educational and networking opportunities for the public health workforce.
  • Advocate for the health of all Missouri residents.
The MoALPHA Bulletin Board will allow you to communicate directly with your MoALPHA colleagues regarding important issues and health-related topics. If you are a local public health administrator, assistant administrator or supervisor and would like access to the Bulletin Board, please create an account below. All other staff may have access to the Bulletin Board with approval from their administrator. If you are a health department administrator then click here to create an account.

At a Glance


The Annual Conference is scheduled for September 25-27, 2018 at the Holiday Inn Executive Center, Columbia, MO. Learn important information on topics such as “Conflict Resolution”, “Pregnancy and Postpartum-Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders”, “Missouri’s Targeted Response to the Opioid Crisis”, “Sharing Data and Public Health 3.0”, and much more. To register, please go to and click on Conference Registration or e-mail to receive the registration information.


Apply for NACCHO’s 2018 Model Practices Program!


There is less than a month left to apply for NACCHO’s 2018 Model Practices Program. The program honors and recognizes outstanding local health initiatives from across the nation, and shares and promotes these practices among LHDs through the Model Practice Database. Dec. 6 is the  deadline to apply. Apply today »



Today, will feature an article that highlights Veteran’s Day and focuses on resources available to help veterans and active-duty military personnel quit tobacco use. This article,Celebrate This Veteran’s Day Tobacco Free, shares the story of Tips From Former Smokers® participant, Brian, and includes his video.

OSH is relying on you to share this feature with your tobacco-control partners to help inform others of the many quitting resources available to veterans and other service members. OSH social media platforms will also support the release of the feature article. Follow @CDCTobaccoFree on Facebook and Twitter for timely sharing of this content with your own fans and followers.

Thank you,

CDC/Office on Smoking and Health

Two Missouri Local Health Departments Win NACCHO Awards!

NACCHO Model Practices Award NACCHO’s Model Practices Program nationally honors and recognizes outstanding local public health practice and shares the outstanding practices through the Model Practices Database. By submitting a practice, LHDs contribute to the overall improvement of public health through effective evidence-based practice methods.

  • Kansas City Health Department awarded Model Practices Award for:

Cultivating a Culture of Health Equity by Strengthening a Partnership between Public Health and Community Organizers

  NACCHO National Health Security Strategy Award The National Health Security Award honors LHDs for improving community resilience in their jurisdictions. National health security is a state in which the nation and its people are prepared for, protected from, and resilient in the face of incidents with health consequences. This year, NACCHO is pleased to recognize five health departments for their achievements in the following categories:
  • City of St. Louis Department of Health awarded National Health Security Strategy Award for:

Enhance the National Capability to Produce and Effectively Use Both Medical Countermeasures and Non-Pharmaceutical Interventions


There are no upcoming events.

There are no upcoming events.