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NACCHO Announces 2020 Promising Practice Award Winners

Jul 16, 2020 | Andrea Grenadier

Washington, DC, July 16, 2020 — Today, the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), the voice of the nation’s nearly 3,000 local governmental health departments, named its 2020 Promising Practice Award Winners. Promising Practices have demonstrated exciting approaches and strategies to local public health issues that are on track to becoming Model Practices, NACCHO’s highest recognition for replicable and exemplary programs. This year, 36 local health department programs have been recognized as a Promising Practice.

Winning projects, as determined through a competitive, peer-reviewed process, will be added to NACCHO’s Model Practice searchable online database. There, other local health departments can review these practices and adopt them for use in their local community.

2020 Promising Practice Awards Winners:

Arizona

  • Maricopa County Environmental Services Department, Using an Active Managerial Control Toolbox to Reduce Foodborne Illness Risks

California

  • Alameda County Public Health Department, Safe Routes to School: The Nexus of Public Health, Safety and Transportation
  • Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, Community Healing and Trauma Prevention Center
  • San Luis Obispo County Health Department, Respiratory Disease Differentiation Quick Reference Poster

Colorado

  • Denver Public Health, The Alliance for HPV Free Colorado: A Multidisciplinary Approach to HPV Vaccination
  • Metro Denver Partnership for Health, Let’s Talk Colorado
  • Tri-County Health Department, Healthy Farmer
  • Tri-County Health Department, Rapid Implementation of Universal MMR Vaccination to Control a Mumps Outbreak at a U.S. Immigration and Customs Detention Facility in Colorado

    Florida
  • Florida Department of Health in Marion County, Increasing Access to Dental Care: “Taking A Toothache Out Using Teledentistry”
  • Florida Department of Health in Broward County, PROACT Program Collaborates to Improve HIV Retention in Care
  • Florida Department of Health in Broward County , WIC Fluoride Varnish Program
  • Florida Department of Health in Broward County, Decrease HIV Risk Through Use of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)
  • Florida Department of Health in Broward County, Decreasing Community Viral Load Through Innovative Test and Treat Program
  • Florida Department of Health in Broward County, Mammograms After Sunday Service (MASS)
  • Florida Department of Health in Walton County, Community Collaboration with the Aging Sector
  • Florida Department of Health in Duval County, The Impact of Pharmacist Implemented HIV Medication Adherence in Minority Communities
  • Florida Department of Health in Duval County, Nonpoint Source Septic Tank Education Project
  • Florida Department of Health Pinellas County, Hepatitis A Outbreak Response: Foot Team Deployment Using Geospatial High-Risk Activity Data

    Georgia
  • Cobb & Douglas Public Health, Make Food Safer with Employee Health Achievers
  • Cobb & Douglas Public Health, A Performance-Based Health Department Approach to Aligning Agency Plans

    Indiana
  • Marion County Public Health Department, Improving Epidemiology Productivity and the Availability of Information

    Maryland
  • Baltimore City Health Department, Healthcare on the Spot: Integrated Mobile Treatment

    Michigan
  • Ionia County Health Department, Ionia County Substance Abuse Initiative

    Missouri
  • St. Louis County Department of Health, Health Equity Training

    New Jersey
  • Middlesex County Office of Health Services, Public Health Nursing Case Management for XDRTB

    New York
  • Monroe County Department of Public Health, Accessible Preparedness
  • Nassau County Department of Health, Protecting the Aquifer by Licensing PBS Tank Contractors
  • Nassau County Department of Health, Small Tank Closure Program – Online Application
  • Oswego County Health Department, Oswego County Healthy Highway Program
  • Genesee County Department of Health, Using Telemedicine for Tuberculosis Care Management: A Three County Inter-Municipal Approach
  • Clinton County Health Department, Leading Local Health Care Transformation: A Public Health, ACO, and Primary Care Collective

    Ohio
  • Hamilton County Public Health, Narcan Distribution Collaborative
  • Columbus Public Health, Local Food Action Plan Implementation Structure Leads to New Healthy Food Access Partnerships: Linden Farmers Market Success Story

    Oregon
  • Multnomah County Health Department, Workforce Development: Public Health Career Maps

    Pennsylvania
  • Philadelphia Department of Public Health, Response Team for Preparedness & Emergency Operations Coordination

    Texas
  • Denton County Public Health, Diabetic Education and Case Management

    If you would like more information on this year’s Model Practices, please email Model-Practices@naccho.org.

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