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