This four-page resource provides health department staff with five action steps for the development and delivery of inclusive health promotion programs and activities. Each action step provides helpful resources and tools for local health departments to ensure all community members are engaged in health promotion activities. Click here to view the fact sheet.
The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) works with local health departments to promote the inclusion and engagement of people with disabilities in all public health programs, products, outreach, and services.
NACCHO encourages health departments to include people with disabilities when creating and delivering health promotion activities. This fact sheet provides five action steps for local health officials to ensure that the development and delivery of health promotion programs and activities are inclusive and accessible.
NACCHO also recommends the Guidelines for Disability Inclusion in Physical Activity, Nutrition, and Obesity Programs and Policies Implementation Manual to inform disability inclusion in community health promotion strategies.
- People with Disabilities: Health Department Strategieshttp://bit.ly/2seoac8
- Guidelines for Disability Inclusion in Physical Activity, Nutrition, and Obesity Programs and Policies Implementation Manual http://bit.ly/2sJgUbL
- The President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition: I Can Do It, You Can Do It! http://bit.ly/2sJlSVQ
This fact sheet was made possible through support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Cooperative Agreement #5NU38OT000172-04-00 (specifically, this project was supported by the Disability and Health Branch within the National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities).