Affordable Care Act
Covered California™ was created to develop an organized marketplace where legal residents of California can buy health coverage that cannot be denied or canceled if you are sick or have pre-existing health conditions.
Chronic Disease Prevention Messaging Toolkit
The Chronic Disease Prevention Messaging Toolkit (Messaging Toolkit) is intended to assist local health departments and community-based organizations with crafting and publishing compelling chronic disease prevention messages.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion's interactive prevention and wellness website provides evidence-based health information in an easy-to-understand and actionable format.
Health Resources and Services Administration – Health Literacy
Effective Communication Tools for Healthcare Professionals (formerly Unified Health Communication) is free, on-line, go-at-your-own-pace training that has helped more than 4,000 health care professionals and students improve patient-provider communication.
Center for Tobacco Cessation
Provides training and technical assistance to organizations statewide to increase their capacity in tobacco cessation.
Million Hearts State Learning Collaborative Tools for Change
ASTHO has compiled tools and resources from states, national organizations, and federal agencies to drive the work of states and territories toward achieving the goal of Million Hearts. Resources are listed for: Community-Clinical Linkages, Data-driven Action, Evidence-based Programs, Financing and Policy, General Hypertension Data and Information, Quality Improvement, and Standardizing Clinical Practice
National Diabetes Prevention Program (NDPP)
Training Lifestyle Coaches, and Master Trainers who train Lifestyle Coaches, to deliver the National Diabetes Prevention Program lifestyle change program at CDC-recognized sites around the country
Sonoma County Family YMCA
The YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program is part of the CDC-NDPP, which proves that through healthier eating, increased physical activity, and weight loss, a person with pre-diabetes can prevent or delay the onset of Type 2 Diabetes by 58%.
Cultural Humility: People, Principles and Practices
A 30-minute documentary by San Francisco State professor Vivian Chávez, that mixes poetry with music, interviews, and archival footage, and images of community, nature and dance to explain what Cultural Humility is and why we need it.
National Center for Cultural Competence
The National Center for Cultural Competence (NCCC) provides national leadership and contributes to the body of knowledge on cultural and linguistic competency within systems and organizations.
The Office of Minority Health
The Office is dedicated to improving the health of racial and ethnic minority populations through the development of health policies and programs that will help eliminate health disparities.
California Health Interview Survey
The California Health Interview Survey (CHIS) is the nation's largest state health survey and a critical source of data on Californians as well as on the state's various racial and ethnic groups.
CDC’s Healthy Places
CDC’s Healthy Community Design Initiative integrates evidence-based health strategies into community planning, transportation, and land-use decisions.
Community Health Status Indicators
The goal of Community Health Status Indicators (CHSI) is to provide an overview of key health indicators for local communities and to encourage dialogue about actions that can be taken to improve a community’s health.
County and Statewide Archive of Tobacco Statistics
Provide access to a wide variety of information, including evaluation resources for local projects, publications, and local information on a broad range of tobacco-related indicators, from behavioral measures to local policies.
Guidelines for Clinicians and Health Professionals
AHRQ Effective Health Care Program
This program funds researchers, research centers, and academic organizations to work with the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality to produce effectiveness and comparative effectiveness research for clinicians, consumers, and policymakers.
Health Equity and Social Justice
A seven-part documentary exploring racial and socioeconomic inequalities in health.
Health Equity Review Planning Tool
The Health Equity Review Planning Tool is to use when you plan public health projects or policies. It will help you assess potential impacts of your proposals on health equity.
Health Care Systems Change/Interventions
Colorectal Cancer Screening
How to Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates in Practice: A Primary Care Clinician’s* Evidence-Based Toolbox and Guide 2008
A think-and-do tank powered by a growing community of innovators committed to improving healthcare's ability to address the social determinants of health.
United States Preventive Services Task Force
The USPSTF conducts scientific evidence reviews of a broad range of clinical preventive health care services (such as screening, counseling, and preventive medications) and develops recommendations for primary care clinicians and health systems
Electronic Health Records - Meaningful Use
The Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs provide a financial incentive for achieving "meaningful use", which is the use of certified EHR technology to achieve health and efficiency goals. This section provides an overview of the Stage 1 and Stage 2 EHR meaningful use core and menu objectives for eligible professionals (EPs) as outlined by CMS – which are intended to set a baseline for electronic data capture and information sharing.
Health Informatics, Health Information Exchange, Health Information Technology
Health Information Exchange Toolkit for Local Health Departments
This tool kit was assembled by the Health Information and Data Committee of the California Conference of Local Health Officers to help local health departments get familiar with the issues to interact knowledgably with community partners in order to maximize the opportunity.
CDC Stacks is a free, digital repository of publications produced by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) based on scientific research
Preventing Chronic Disease
Preventing Chronic Disease (PCD) is a peer-reviewed electronic journal established by the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.
Public Health Reports
Public Health Reports (PHR) has been published since 1878 and is the official journal of the U.S. Public Health Service. Since 1999, PHR has been published by the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH).
Policy/Systems & Environmental Change
California Center for Public Health Advocacy
Tackles the underlying factors that perpetuate childhood obesity and undermine parents’ desire to keep their children healthy. California Department of Public Health, Maternal Child and Adolescent Health Division - Systems and Environmental Changes Toolkit. A toolkit to support optimal nutrition, physical activity, and breastfeeding through fostering partnerships between local health jurisdiction's Maternal, Child, and Adolescent Health (MCAH) Programs and existing organizations to promote healthy environmental changes.
California Health in All Policies
Provides a venue for State agencies and departments to advance multiple goals in order to support a healthier and more sustainable California.
Change Lab Solutions
Works with neighborhoods, cities, and states to transform communities with laws and policies that create lasting change.
A national research and action institute advancing economic and social equity by Lifting Up What Works®.
Serves as a focal point for primary prevention practice—promoting policies, organizational practices, and collaborative efforts that improve health and quality of life.
The California Endowment Health Exchange Academy
Center for Healthy Communities' signature capacity-building program. It comprises a series of in-person training courses that increase participants' knowledge about and skills and abilities in primary prevention, communications, and advocacy.
CDC Learning Connection
Locate learning products and resources from across the public health community to help improve your public health knowledge and skills.
CDC TRAIN by Public Health Foundation
Provides access to learning products for the public health community, which includes public health agencies, as well as hospitals, clinics, private practices, community-based organizations, and individuals who work to improve a population’s health.
NACCHO Workforce and Development Training
Offers a variety of workshops and trainings, supports and promotes leadership development and core competency efforts, and engages in national policy discussions to address pressing public health workforce issues.