Webinars

February 26, 2019 3pm EST

Making the Most of the 2019 County Health Rankings Release

Get ready! On March 19, the County Health Rankings & Roadmaps will release the annual County Health Rankings. We want you to be ready to respond and take advantage of the attention and excitement that comes with the release. Join us on February 26th to learn more about: New features and resources in the 2019 County Health Rankings. Tips for using featured...
November 20, 2018 3pm EST

Partnering with Community

For decades, Allen County, Kansas saw the population and economic fabric of their county decline. But despite the shift, the 13,000 residents of this rural county in the southeastern region of the state, have been experiencing a watershed moment. Community members and leaders have banded together to foster a sense of belonging and create a shared vision—everything from improving the collective...
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March 27, 2018 3pm EDT

The 2018 County Health Rankings state reports: How to use data from these new reports to improve health and increase equity

This year’s County Health Rankings release includes enhanced state reports that focus on persistent gaps in opportunity that contribute to poor health outcomes. Building on our strong foundation of calling attention to the many factors that influence health, these reports highlight data on social and economic disparities based on place and on race and ethnicity, in addition to providing...
February 27, 2018 3pm EST

Making the Most of the 2018 County Health Rankings Release

Get ready! In March, the County Health Rankings and Roadmaps will release the 9th annual County Health Rankings. We want you to be ready to respond and take advantage of the attention and excitement that comes with the release. Join us on February 27th to learn more about: New features and resources in the 2018 County Health Rankings, including a focus...
November 14, 2013 3pm EST

Breaking Down the Rankings Model: Improving Access to Health Care

While we know that health is more than health care, access to health care continues to be an important component in community health. Health insurance is a key part of ensuring access to care.  Nationally, over 47 million nonelderly were uninsured in 2012. But how will the Affordable Care Act improve access to health care and help to improve community health?
November 12, 2013 3pm EST

Rallying Partners: Leveraging the Mobilizing Power of United Ways

United Way Worldwide’s (UWW) mission is to improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities, making them natural leaders in bringing together diverse sectors to address the factors that we know play a key role in determining how healthy people are and how long they live. United Way Toledo is one of ten local United Way organizations tapped to integrate United Ways’...
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September 10, 2013 3pm EDT

Advancing Health in Communities Through Building Successful Partnerships with Business

Economic health—employment and income—is a key determinant of the health of a community, and the business sector is a critical partner in that equation. This webinar, featuring guest speaker Cara McNulty, Senior Group Manager-Prevention and Wellness at Target Corporation, will focus on how local community health leaders can work with businesses to advance health improvement efforts.
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August 20, 2013 3pm EDT

Partnering with Education: Next Generation Thinking

If we’re truly going to make a long term impact on the health of our communities, we’ll need to address social and economic factors, and education is a critical element. Research shows that educational attainment is one of the strongest predictors of individual and community health. Education levels influence income potential and job type, access to healthy food and health care...
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June 11, 2013 3pm EDT

Public Health's Special Role in Building Partnerships

Public health, as a neutral, respected, knowledgeable party, has a special role to play when it comes to bringing partners together. However, this is a somewhat new paradigm. What is public health's role today and how is it different than before? How can public health engage diverse partners and community leaders in health improvement work? What role does public health play in sustaining...
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