C. Local Government

I. What’s What in Health Policy >> C. Local Government (last updated 3.24.15)



  • International City/County Management Association
  • National Academy of Public Administration. Independent, nonpartisan organization chartered by Congress to improve governance at federal, state and local levels, including analysis of specific functions, identification of emerging issues, strategic planning and performance measurement.
  • National Association of Counties (NACO)
  • National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO)NACCHO is the national organization representing local health departments. NACCHO supports efforts that protect and improve the health of all people and all communities by promoting national policy, developing resources and programs, seeking health equity, and supporting effective local public health practice and systems. The mission of the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) is to be a leader, partner, catalyst, and voice for local health departments in order to ensure the conditions that promote health and equity, combat disease, and improve the quality and length of all lives.
  • Top 20 City and County Websites. Includes Los Angeles County (CA), Cook County (IL), Harris County TX), Maricopa County (FL), Orange County (CA), San Diego County (CA), Miami-Dade County (FL), Dallas County (TX), Wayne County (MI), and King County (WA).


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