The Michigan Association for Local Public Health is an organization that represents Michigan’s Local Health Departments, and works with legislative and other partners to ensure resources for public health programming.
The Michigan Public Health Institute is a Michigan-based non-profit public health institute, working with a variety of partners to promote and improve public health.
Michigan Public Health Advisory Commission- This commission, formed by Executive Order in 2016, developed a report in 2017 to advise public health delivery in Michigan.
Role of PIO
The Federal Emergency Management Administration has a number for training resources, from beginner to expert, for PIOs.
FEMA PIO Training Resources
Media 101-General document on preparation for, conduct and follow-up of an interview.
Media Interviewing Tips- From Kolt Communications, Inc., General Media Interview Tips, Ten Commandments for Good Media Relations, and a Few Things You Can Do to Get News Media Attention
NACCHO has a number of resources for communication strategies on their website. The below two-page document provides an overview.
Communication & Marketing: A Foundational Capability for Local Health Departments
CDC has a number of resources available for Crisis & Emergency Risk Communication
Crisis & Emergency Risk Communication
Oakland County Health Division Communication Guide- Produced by the Oakland County Health Division, Community Health Promotion and Intervention Services, this document illustrates a logical and comprehensive communication procedure for a large local health department.
CDC has fairly exhaustive resources regarding effective use of social media for public health programs.
Social Media at CDC
Health in All Policies
NACCHO and APHA have documents regarding Health in All Policies, a concept that uses “collaborative approaches to improve population health by embedding health considerations into decision-making processes across a broad array of sectors” (excerpt from APHA document).
NACCHO Health in All Policies
APHA 4-Page Summary
APHA Longer Document
Planning for Public Health- From the American Plannning Association, this website provides research on practical application of "Health in all Policies"
An Ounce of Prevention- 2018 Report on the value of public health, from the Citizens Research Council of Michigan
Lobbying vs. Advocacy
NACCHO has a short two-page document which explains the difference.
Building Your Advocacy Toolbox: Advocacy vs. Lobbying