Committees & Signature Projects
Basic pageNACo partners with the Aetna Foundation on projects to improve county health.
Basic pageAll matters pertaining to public health and healthy communities, including disease and injury prevention and health promotion, health disparities reduction, financing delivering health care.
Basic pageThe Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin's Population Health Institute released the ninth annual County Health Rankings on March 14, 2018. The County Health Rankings show us where we live matters to our health and provides counties with an annual check-up of their health.
Basic pageThe challenge aims to improve measurable health outcomes and promote health, wellness, equity and social interaction through practical, evidence-based strategies and cross-sector collaboration.
Basic pageHealthy Counties focuses on enhancing: public-private partnerships in local health delivery, acccess to, and coordination of, care for vulnerable populations in the community and community public health and behavioral health programs.
Basic pageRecognizing the critical role local officials play in supporting innovation and change, NACo has a national initiative to help advance counties’ efforts to reduce the number of rural children and families living in poverty.
NACo’s Healthy Counties Initiative aims to enhance public/private partnerships in local health delivery, improve individual and community health, and assist counties to effectively implement federal health reform.
The County Health Rankings show us where we live matters to our health and provides counties with an annual check-up of their health. The Rankings provide local-level data that shows how people from one county to another rank on a range of factors that determine health to ensure that every community is a healthy place to live, learn, work and play.
The Stepping Up Initiative, a joint intiative between NACo, the Council of State Governments (CSG) Justice Center and the American Psychiatric Association Foundation, helps advance counties’ efforts to reduce the number of adults with mental and co-occurring substance use disorders in jails.