Economic decline from smoke-free air policies? Informing local policymakers with data.
In communities that are working on smoke-free air policies, it can often be heard that businesses are afraid that the policy will cause them to lose revenue. Do smoke-free air laws negatively affect the local economy? View this educational webinar, hosted by the National Association of Local Boards of Health (NALBOH) to learn what the data really show and how to use the information to advocate for smoke-free air. Presenters:
Brian A. King, PhD, MPH-Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,
Jon Macy, PhD, MPH-Indiana University,
Ellen Hahn, PhD, RN-University of Kentucky and the Kentucky Center for Smoke-Free Policy.
Evidence-Based Policies that Work for Your Community
The Indiana Association of Local Boards of Health (InALBOH) and NALBOH co-presented this 30-minute webinar. Viewers will learn how to integrate evidence-based approaches into a health improvement process, follow a Community Guide Website demonstration, and hear from an Indiana board of health member on how to use evidence-based approaches at the local level.
All About Advocacy: Learn How to Advocate and Take Action in your Community
The National Association of Local Boards of Health (NALBOH) presented this webinar training to discuss issues with advocacy. Viewers will learn about advocacy, understand why working with others is important, and hear from a North Carolina board of health member on when you should advocate.
Pathways to Integrate Evidence-Based Approaches:
The National Association of Local Boards of Health (NALBOH) and the Guide to Community Preventive Services Director (Community Guide) presented these webinars, designed specifically for board of health statutory authority levels. Viewers will learn about the Community Guide, identify ways boards of health can use evidence-based resources, and hear from NALBOH field consultants who worked directly with boards of health in Michigan, Missouri, North Carolina, and Washington to improve utilization of evidence-based approaches and public health outcomes.