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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  • 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

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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

  • 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

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  • Press Release
  • Infectious Disease

Local Health Departments Recognized as TB Champions by CDC

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), the voice of the country’s nearly 3,000 local...

Mar 24, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

  • COVID-19
  • Press Release
  • Podcast

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

On this week’s episode of Podcast from Washington, sheltering-in-place NACCHO government affairs team members Ian...

Mar 19, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

  • Press Release
  • Leadership

Metropolitan Board of Health Selects Dr. Michael C. Caldwell as Nashville’s Next Director of Health

News release from Nashville Metropolitan Public Health Department NASHVILLE, Tenn., February 24, 2020 –Members of...

Mar 03, 2020 | Guest Author

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  • Vector Control

Mosquito Invasion Leads to Innovation

By Dr. Peter Jiang, Entomologist, Gainesville Mosquito Control Gainesville, FL is known as “The Swamp” not...

Feb 25, 2020 | Guest Author

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