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Listing of COA Local Branches

Click here for the list of Local Branches 

Select or Manage Your Local Branch Affiliation

Start by logging in to your Member Account.  Please remit applicable local dues upon affiliation.  If you are enrolled in payroll deduction, please contact COA for assistance. 

Resources for Effective Local Branches

Media Kit for Local Branches

  1. Media Kit Action Overview
  2. Media Outreach Primer
  3. Core Message
  4. USPHS Fact Sheet
  5. Haiti - Sample Press Release
  6. Haiti - Sample Letter to the Editor
  7. COF Conference - Sample Press Release
  8. COF Conference - Sample Letter to the Editor


Selection Criteria for Hosting a USPHS Symposium

Is your Local Branch of COA interested in hosting a USPHS Symposium in your city or region? If so, then please review the following criteria used by the Board of Trustees of the PHS Commissioned Officers Foundation for the Advancement of Public Health when selecting a venue.

  • Availability of venue for desired dates
  • Cost of venue and food/beverage minimum
  • Government per diem rate
  • Ease of travelling to host city
  • Rotation of hosting USPHS Symposium throughout the country
  • History of hosting at venues
  • Local presence of PHS officers
  • Proximity of venue to restaurants

We want to hear from COA members.  Please send your suggestions for the USPHS Symposium to  Thanks!