NACCHO National Profile of Local Health Departments

NACCHO  •  November 4, 2014

The National Profile of Local Health Departments (commonly referred to as “the Profile study”) is a nationwide study investigating relevant topics on local public health infrastructure and practice. Information on governance, finance, workforce, and public health activities are available for further research on local health departments.

NACCHO encourages researchers to apply for data from its studies on local health departments. Complete the following form to request data from either or both the National Profile of Local Health Department and Forces of Change studies, and submit it to the Profile Team ( By doing so, you agree to NACCHO’s Data Use Policy.