September 2017 Newsletter
Rooting for Good Health
170 years of Public Health: Getting to the Root
The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) recognizes the important role public health practitioners must play in tackling health inequities. They include a robust online training effort The Roots of Health Inequity. Check out the public health timeline. This interactive timeline reveals the changing role of public health over the last 170 years. Across time, public health has addressed environmental, economic, social, and racial injustices in order to provide equitable opportunities for everyone to live a healthy life.