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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Climate Change Planning at Benton County Health Services

Benton County Health Services is as an example of how to incorporate climate change planning at the County level. The...

Jun 20, 2014 | Alyson Jordan

Catawba County Public Health Farmers Market

The Catawba County Public Health Farmers Market opened May 5, 2013, in the parking lot at Catawba County Public Health...

Jun 11, 2014 | Alyson Jordan

NYC MRC Veterinarians provide rabies vaccinations for pets in Staten Island

In collaboration with the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, NYC Medical Reserve Corps veterinarians...

Jun 02, 2014 | Alyson Jordan

Responding to the Elk River Chemical Spill

The Jan. 9, 2014 Elk River, West Virginia chemical spill has been one of the most challenging U.S. environmental health...

May 12, 2014 | Alyson Jordan

Lancaster County: From Injury to Prevention

This NACCHO Stories From the Field Video explores the Safe Kids Program in Lincoln/Lancaster County, NE and the...

Mar 13, 2014 | Alyson Jordan

Life in the EOC during the Red River Flood of 2009

The last two weeks of the spring of 2009 in Fargo proved to be one for the record books. The winter of 2008-09 had...

Feb 12, 2014 | Alyson Jordan

  • Social Determinants of Health

City of Champions Give Babies a Future

In 2010 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the City of Champions captured the title "most livable city in America" for the...

Jan 16, 2014 | Guest Author

Public Health Nurses Go Wild after Catching MCH Fever!

Passionate about Public Health? Think Women and Children are OUR Future? Have BIG IDEAS on how to make a difference but...

Jan 06, 2014 | Alyson Jordan

Policy change: Everything is allowed, (except what is prohibited).

We wanted to initiate a policy change at the local level to address infrastructure gaps for Denver Public Health (DPH)....

Dec 19, 2013 | Alyson Jordan

Healthy Options in Rural Oregon Food Deserts

The Marion County Health Department in Oregon's Willamette Valley is working to improve the health of rural communities...

Dec 02, 2013 | Alyson Jordan

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