Health Department Resources

Health Department Resources

CDC provides many types of resources to health departments, including opportunities to collaborate and partner with CDC, short-term assistance, and customizable communication materials to adapt and share.

Find a health official or health department website
Find out who is working to protect the public’s health in your area, including senior health officials, local health departments, and tribes and Indian organizations, and get links to the health department websites for every state and territory.

Join CDC’s orientation for new health officials
CSTLTS also provides resources for new health officials to help get you started in your new role.

Find resources for community health workers
Learn about these frontline public health professionals and how they advance health in the free training, Promoting Policy and Systems Change to Expand Employment of Community Health Workers, then access resources targeted especially to community health workers.

Partner with clinical care colleagues to improve population health
The US health system is changing to meet the needs of the communities and patients we serve. Find information, resources, and training to help public health and healthcare professionals work together to transform our health system.

Customize & share communication products from CDC
Staff from state, tribal, local, and territorial health departments can use customizable materials from CDC’s Communication Resource Center Cdc-pdf[PDF – 154 KB] in the STLT Collaboration Space to enhance their communication efforts. Resources include design templates, matte articles, podcasts, medical illustrations, videos, rights-free photography, and more. Registration required.

Get Help for Your Jurisdiction

Request CDC assistance during an emerging local health concern or incident
Senior health officials can request several forms of rapid assistance or short-term consultation from CDC.

Find training, technical & direct assistance Cdc-pdf[PDF – 241 KB]
Discover a range of CDC resources for public health agency and other partner organization staff.

Request short-term epidemiologic assistance
Epi-Aids put disease detectives from CDC’s Epidemic Intelligence Service to work preventing and controlling emerging health threats.

News & Alerts features newsletters, teleconferences, mailing lists, and social media pages created especially for public health professionals, including Did You Know?, Public Health Law News, the CDC STLT Connection Facebook page, and more.

Get Alerts About Current & Projected Funding Opportunities
How to search for and subscribe to alerts about federal funding opportunities

Don't miss a funding opportunity

Page last reviewed: August 24, 2018