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March Impact Brief CEO Message

Posted By Administration, Friday, March 20, 2020
Connecting You to What's Important for COVID-19 and Chronic Disease Work

We appreciate and understand there may be a lot going on in your departments in these unprecedented times, and below, we have pulled together some resources we have created and some we have gathered to assist and inform your work.  
As a reminder, NACDD has a 30-year record of effective action to meet the needs of our Members in State and Territorial Health Departments as you work to reduce the burden of chronic diseases. And we stand ready to assist you as your work becomes more important than ever during this crisis that significantly threatens people with chronic diseases.
Please reach out to us if we can be of specific assistance to you and your teams.
Chronic disease and public health crises resources:
READ The Connector newsletter special edition on crises plans for management of populations with chronic diseases (2018)
Communicating to the public in crisis (2019):
PODCAST Whitney Hammond, Chronic Disease Director at the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, discusses lessons learned in public relations while investigations continued into a cluster of pediatric cancer cases in her state. 
Supporting population health during crisis (2019):
PODCAST Dr. Jean O’Connor speaks with Dr. Judy Monroe, President and CEO of the CDC Foundation, on how the CDC Foundation focuses on emergency response, and supports population health during events such as the Zika outbreak. 
Lessons learned on multi-sector/collective impact approaches during crisis (2019):
PODCAST Dr. Jean O’Connor speaks with John Auerbach, President and CEO of Trust for America’s Health, on opioid use in the United States, and how it affects population health and public health. Auerbach also touches on topics such as importance of keeping people healthy and resilient, and how it has a positive effect on population health.

In Good Health and Good Hand Hygiene…


John W. Robitscher, MPH


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