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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K-9 Emergency Response Team Saves a Life

One of the sure signs that Fall is upon us in the upper Midwest are our beautiful warm days and crisp nights when...

Oct 20, 2014 | Alyson Jordan

San Luis Obispo Initiates First Climate Change and Health Communications Campaign in California

San Luis Obispo County Public Health Department (SLOCPHD) is on a mission to educate its community about the public...

Oct 16, 2014 | Alyson Jordan

  • Climate Change
  • Social Determinants of Health

Community Climate Change Project Shines Light on Public Perceptions

A collaborative project between Columbus Public Health (CPH) and The Ohio State University (OSU) is providing city...

Sep 19, 2014 | Guest Author

Food Safety Calendar Educates Entire Community

When the Vineland City Health Department (VCHD) in Vineland, N.J. discovered that a lack of education around proper...

Sep 17, 2014 | Alyson Jordan

“Amber Waves” Exercise Shares Lessons Learned for Radiation Response

During the last week in September 2012, the states of Kansas and Missouri hosted the “Amber Waves” full-scale...

Aug 29, 2014 | Alyson Jordan

  • Social Determinants of Health

Local Radio Station Yields High Results

Throughout the country, there are hundreds of small, low powered radio stations that provide information about an...

Jul 03, 2014 | Guest Author

Hurricane Irene is Coming to Town

In August 2011, Richmond City Health District in Virginia was implementing new plans about how the local health...

Jun 23, 2014 | Alyson Jordan

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

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