We are passionate about supporting local health departments and the services they provide to their communities. This blog provides news, knowledge, and best practices to help public health departments continue their mission while facing ever-shrinking funding and resources.
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Local Health Departments: The First and Last Line of Defense Against Preventable Disease

Wed, 2013-05-15

This is leading public health departments to become the only local providers of vaccines in many areas, making them the first and last line of defense against deadly, but preventable, diseases....

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Top 6 Medical Billing Tips and Best Practices

Wed, 2013-05-08

This is especially beneficial for public health departments, where funding is stagnant or dropping...

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How to Increase Public Health Funding

Wed, 2013-05-01

In part two of our look into the Trust for America’s Health report, Investing in America's Health, we'll move beyond the raw...

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Public Health Department Funding

Wed, 2013-04-24

Report Title: Investing in America's Health: A State-by-State Look at Public Health Funding and Key Health Facts...

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Public Health Funding and STD Testing & Awareness

Wed, 2013-04-17

Did you know every year over 19 million new people are diagnosed with STDs in the United States? Half of these newly-infected Americans are...

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