Stories from the Field

Stories from the Field provides a means for local health departments to share their experiences and demonstrate the value of public health.

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  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Healthy Living & Prevention
  • Recommendations

Local Health Department Incentivizes the Reduction of Food Waste

Why would an environmental health division’s food safety regulatory program be interested in discounting license fees...

Aug 13, 2020 | Guest Author

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Stories From the Field: Collaboration is Key for HIV Self-Testing in Baltimore

In May 2020, NACCHO conducted a brief survey to assess local health departments' (LHDs) HIV self-testing capacity and...

Aug 03, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

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  • Immunization

Innovative Ways to Maintain Immunization Coverage during a Pandemic

To close the workgroup year, NACCHO’s Immunization Workgroup reflected on the priorities, activities, and emerging...

Jul 31, 2020 | Amy Frandsen

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Stories From the Field: Implementing HIV Self-Testing with Limited Staff Capacity

In May 2020, NACCHO conducted a brief survey to assess local health departments' (LHDs) HIV self-testing capacity and...

Jul 27, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

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  • Immunization

Story from the Field: Utilizing the Minnesota Immunization Registry and Community Partnerships to Identify the Un/Undervaccinated

Countryside Public Health serves five rural counties in western Minnesota: Big Stone, Chippewa, Lac qui Parle, Swift,...

Jun 18, 2020 | Guest Author

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  • Communications & Public Relations
  • Opportunity

We've Launched a New Blog Site to Highlight Resources and Opportunities

For the past year, NACCHO has been collecting feedback from members to design and deploy a new blog website to combine...

May 19, 2020 | Angie McPherson

  • Communications & Public Relations
  • Opportunity

Submit Your Stories From The Field

Now that you have had had a chance to read more about the value of stories and tips for storytelling, complete the form...

May 14, 2020 | Guest Author

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Water Quality

EPA’s EnviroAtlas Helps Communities and Citizens Make the Eco-Health Connection

The environment contributes to human health and well-being through benefits including clean water, clean air, and...

Apr 16, 2020 | Guest Author

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

STD Awareness Week 2020: Rural STD Clinic Opens—Bucking the Trend—to Bring Services to Their Community

New data from FAIR Health found that diagnoses of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) were up 98% in rural areas...

Apr 15, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Press Release

On the Frontlines of the Opioid Epidemic with Barbara Marsh Assistant to the Health Commissioner Public Health Dayton & Montgomery County, OH

Mar 19, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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