Local Boards of Health - Toolkit

Category: Public Health System

Course Summary

1. Title: Local Boards of Health - Toolkit

2. Keywords/Themes: Public Health, National
Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), Local Health
Departments (LHDs), Community, health hazards, Public Health Policies, public
health actions, Board of Health (BOH), ethics, governance, administration,
communication and information technology, workforce, community assessment and
planning, evaluation, fiscal responsibility, environmental health services,
infectious and reportable diseases, community health planning, accreditation,
assessment, assurance, bioterrorism, capacity, chronic disease, determinants of
health, disease, endemic, entomologist, epidemic, epidemiology, foodborne
illness, health, health disparities, incidence, infectious, intervention,
infrastructure, isolation, morbidity, mortality, non-infectious, outcome
standards, police powers, population-based, prevalence, prevention, quality
assurance, quarantine, rate, risk assessment, risk factor, screening,

Course Description:

Local Boards of Health Toolkit is designed to assist board of health and board
of supervisor members with their roles and responsibilities in promoting the
mission of public health. This toolkit is not intended to be completed all at
one time. It focuses on the resources that LBOH members may need during their

Intended Audience:

of health and board of supervisor members with their roles and responsibilities
in promoting the mission of public health

5. Learning Objectives:

At the end of this course, you should have a
list of tips and tools to help you function as a member on the board of health

Pre-requisites/Learning Level: None

7. Competencies addressed:

8. CEUs Offered:

9. Cost: Free

10. Modality/format: Online Self-Pace

11. Length:  hour

12. Presenter(s) and/or Content
Experts: Diane Anderson, Laurie Page, Barbara Vos, Laurie Walkner, Nor Hashidah
Abd Hamid, Jay Cooper, Nic Champagne, Samara Wright, Isandra Martinez-Marrero,
Meredith Field, Tim Beachy

13. Technical requirements:

  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 
  • Flash Player 
  • Speakers

14. Registration requirements: Register a free account

15. Creation and/or update: January 16, 2015