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California Conference of local health officers (CCLHO)

California Chronic Disease Prevention Leadership Project

A unique partnership of California local public health leaders from CCLHO and CHEAC. The Leadership Project aims to make chronic disease prevention a higher priority for Local Health Departments (LHDs), to strengthen their capacity to address chronic disease, and to promote effective public health practices to prevent it.

Check out the California Chronic Disease Prevention Leadership Project's website for more information.


The CCLHO-CHEAC Chronic Disease Prevention Framework

This framework provides a guide for coordinated, comprehensive action on chronic disease prevention in California by the public health agencies and their state and local partners (2013).


Health in Planning Within California's Local Health Departments

This report summarizes an environmental scan assessing local health department (LHD) involvement in creating healthy built environments through community design and land use planning in California. While California LHDs have made significant strides in this area, the report describes key challenges, and important lessons for future efforts to integrate public health considerations into planning at the local, regional, and state levels.


CA4Health Annual Action Institute April 2013 Conference Proceedings

This summarizes the annual statewide meeting of Community Transformation Grantees and others. This conference brought together 275 public health leaders from 41 California jurisdictions, to discuss how to carry out the Chronic Disease Prevention Framework at the local and regional level (2013).

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