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National Public Health Performance Standards Program Local Public Health Governance Assessment (OMB 0920-0580)—Reinstatement—Office of the Director (OD), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Background and Brief Description
The Office of Chief of Public Health Practice is proposing to revise and reinstate the formal, voluntary data collection that assesses the capacity of local boards of health to deliver the essential services of public health. Electronic data submission will be used when local boards of health complete the public health assessment.
A three-year approval is being sought with the revised data collection instrument. The original data collection instrument has been valuable in assessing performance and capacity and identifying areas for improvement. It is anticipated that the updated data collection instrument will be voluntarily used by local boards of health for similar purposes.
From 1998-2002, the CDC National Public Health Performance Standards Program convened workgroups with the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO), the National Association of Local Boards of Health (NALBOH), the American Public Health Association (APHA), and the Public Health Foundation (PHF) to develop performance standards for public health systems based on the essential services of public health. In 2005, CDC reconvened workgroups with these same organizations to revise the data collection instruments, in order to ensure the standards remain current and improve user friendliness.
There is no cost to the respondent, other than their time. The total estimated annual burden hours are 875. Start Printed Page 24588
|Respondents||Number of respondents||Number of responses per respondent||Average burden per response (in hours)|
|Local Boards of Health||175||1||5|
Dated: April 25, 2007.
Acting Reports Clearance Officer, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
[FR Doc. E7-8413 Filed 5-2-07; 8:45 am]
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