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.

Recent Posts

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Reflections from STD Engage 2019: Finding Community, Celebrating Impact

As we have done for the last several years, NACCHO provided several full scholarships for local health department...

Jan 21, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Leadership
  • President's Corner

Leader and Health Director, Melissa Lyon Discusses Important Partner Characteristics and Shares Her Hopes for Public Health Leadership

Melissa C. Lyon, MPH, leads Pennsylvania’s Erie County Department of Health as Public Health Director. While earning...

Jan 09, 2020 | George T. Roberts, Jr., MHA, FACHE

Embracing Healthy Work in Boone County

Precarious employment is a complex issue that has a profound impact on an increasing number of workers in all economic...

Nov 20, 2019 | Andrea Grenadier

Controlling Mumps at Detention Facilities Using MMR Vaccine

Since September 2018, 898 mumps cases were reported among detainees at U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)...

Aug 29, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

Taking Action to Address Critical Gaps in Teen Immunization

Immunization data have revealed significant gaps in vaccination coverage among adolescents, especially those 16-to-18...

Oct 10, 2018 | Kim Rodgers

SDOH: The Game of Life

Education is the first step to understanding the social determinants of health and making on impact on health outcomes....

Sep 26, 2018 | Alyson Jordan

Madera County Moves Upstream for Increased Impact

Live Well Madera County’s Community Health Improvement Plan goals will focus exclusively on upstream preventative...

Sep 26, 2018 | Alyson Jordan

From Thailand to Yosemite: Journey Through Culture Shock

Visitors to Yosemite National Park might have seen her ⎯ a young woman working as a housekeeper at one of the hotels...

Sep 26, 2018 | Alyson Jordan

Outdoor Smoke-free Policies Protect Food Industry Workers

Every weekday around noon, local residents, workers, high school students, and visitors to Mariposa County head to the...

Sep 26, 2018 | Alyson Jordan

Creating Community Capacity in Public Housing Through Community Health Workers (CHWs) and Million Hearts®

This Million Hearts® demonstration project utilizes community health workers to create a culture of health within the...

Sep 26, 2018 | Alyson Jordan

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