NYSACHO represents the collective voice of local health departments in New York State. We support, advocate for, and empower local health departments in their work to promote health and wellness to prevent disease, disability and injury throughout New York State.
NYSACHO PRESIDENT DR. IRINA GELMAN TESTIFIES ON NYSACHO’S 2024-25 STATE BUDGET PUBLIC HEALTH PRIORITIES
TESTIMONY OF DR. IRINA GELMAN, COMMISSIONER, NASSAU COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, ON BEHALF OF THE NEW YORK STATE ASSOCIATION OF COUNTY HEALTH OFFICIALS BEFORE THE JOINT ASSEMBLY AND SENATE HEALTH BUDGET HEARING
is the blueprint for state and local action to improve the health and well-being of all New Yorkers and to promote health equity in all populations who experience disparities. New to this 2019-2024 cycle is the incorporation of a Health Across All Policies approach, initiated in 2017, which calls on all State agencies to identify and strengthen the ways that their policies and programs can have a positive impact on health. It embraces Healthy Aging to support New York's commitment as the first age-friendly state.