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Monroe County- Smoke-free Housing Implementation Success Story

When it comes to public health, community partnership is everything. Funding comes and goes, but the partnerships you create helps...

Feb 12, 2018 | Alyson Jordan

  • An Inclusive Community Health Assessment Process

    Community health needs assessments (CHA) allow community agencies and service providers to discuss issues. However, this process...

    Feb 12, 2018 | Alyson Jordan

  • How Hennepin County Consistently Maintains the Highest Level of Readiness

    Jan 24, 2018 | Michelle Bahk

  • How We Got Comprehensive Sex Ed in Rural Kentucky

    A few years ago, two high schoolers got pregnant in Lee County, KY. One of them didn’t know that birth control could prevent...

    Jan 03, 2018 | Kim Rodgers

  • emPOWERing Public Health: Fairfax County, Virginia

    In 2016, Winter Storm Jonas threatened the East Coast with hazardous winter weather which threatened the health of millions. Concerned...

    Dec 15, 2017 | Michelle Bahk

  • Monroe County- Smoke-free Housing Implementation Success Story

    When it comes to public health, community partnership is everything. Funding comes and goes, but the partnerships you create helps make it possible to sustain program missions even when the funds disappear.

    Feb 12, 2018 | Alyson Jordan

    An Inclusive Community Health Assessment Process

    Community health needs assessments (CHA) allow community agencies and service providers to discuss issues. However, this process lacked representation from people that utilize community services and experience health inequities. Staff were successful in applying an inclusive approach to engage residents and organizations that represented low-income and minority populations through CHA workgroup...

    Feb 12, 2018 | Alyson Jordan

    How Hennepin County Consistently Maintains the Highest Level of Readiness

    Jan 24, 2018 | Michelle Bahk

    How We Got Comprehensive Sex Ed in Rural Kentucky

    A few years ago, two high schoolers got pregnant in Lee County, KY. One of them didn’t know that birth control could prevent pregnancy. The other didn’t know she was pregnant, because she had never been taught how it happens or progresses. This rural area of Kentucky doesn’t seem like a likely place for comprehensive sexual education or even abstinence education, but Susan Kincaid, a Health...

    Jan 03, 2018 | Kim Rodgers

    emPOWERing Public Health: Fairfax County, Virginia

    In 2016, Winter Storm Jonas threatened the East Coast with hazardous winter weather which threatened the health of millions. Concerned with the well-being of its at-risk and electricity dependent community members, the Fairfax County Health Department (FCHD) leveraged the tools of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) emPOWER Initiative to strengthen its preparedness and response...

    Dec 15, 2017 | Michelle Bahk

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