Rural Public Health Agencies – Organizations
American Indian Public Health Resource Center
Offers culturally-responsive technical assistance through
public health services, education, research, and policy
development to address public health disparities among
tribes residing in North Dakota, the Northern Plains, and
the U.S. as a whole. Provides tribal nations, agencies, and
government entities with Indigenous Evaluation training and
American Public Health Association
Works to improve and promote the health of the public and
achieve equality in health status. Influences policy, sets
public health priorities, advances prevention, and promotes
American Public Health Association Rural and Frontier Health Committee
Committee of APHA's Medical Care Section focused on the
health challenges and needs of people living in rural and
frontier areas. For information, contact Barbara Levin at
BarbL11@aol.com or Cody Mullen at email@example.com.
Association of State and Territorial Health Officials
Represents state and territorial public health agencies in
the U.S., including the District of Columbia. Works to
inform public health policy and practice, advocate for
public health professionals, and provide technical
assistance to public health agencies. Includes a
Public Health Preparedness Policy Committee to assist public health
agencies responding to public health threats and
CDC Office of Rural Health
Works across the the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to connect and coordinate related to rural public health infrastructure. Located within the CDC Public Health Infrastructure Center.
Center for Sharing Public Health Services
Serves as a national resource on cross-jurisdictional
sharing to deliver essential public health services.
Develops resources for communities, including rural and
small jurisdictions and tribal issues, to build evidence
and share best practices and lessons learned.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Acts as the lead federal agency for protecting the health
and safety of people at home and abroad. Work includes
disease prevention and control, environmental health,
emergency preparedness and response, and health promotion
and education activities designed to improve the health of
Network for Public Health Law
Provides legal technical assistance, information, and
opportunities to build connections for local, tribal,
state, and federal officials; public health practitioners;
attorneys; policy-makers; and advocates. Network leaders
provide expertise, while their website contains a blog and
resource pages covering various public health law topics.
Public Health Foundation
Assists public health agencies and other community health
organizations by providing resources, tools, information,
and training to improve community health outcomes.
Trust for America's Health
Works to protect the health of every community and promote
disease prevention throughout the U.S. Covers multiple
issues including obesity, emergency preparedness, public
health funding, and more.