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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emPOWERing Public Health: City of New Orleans

Addressing the needs of electricity-dependent community members can be challenging for any health department, a fact...

Dec 15, 2017 | Michelle Bahk

Fighting STDs with Intention in St. Louis

Despite the efforts of local public health agencies, healthcare providers, community-based organizations and many other...

Nov 07, 2017 | Alyson Jordan

emPOWERing Public Health: Broome County, New York

Addressing the needs of electricity-dependent community members can be challenging for any health department, a fact...

Nov 07, 2017 | Michelle Bahk

emPOWERing Public Health: Maricopa County, Arizona

Addressing the needs of electricity-dependent community members can be challenging for any health department. The...

Nov 07, 2017 | Michelle Bahk

Providing lactation services in 20 rural counties in KS

LAACT Action provides prenatal breastfeeding education and lactation consultations for mothers throughout 20 counties...

Oct 20, 2017 | Alyson Jordan

Six Compelling Reasons to Include People with Disabilities at the Emergency Planning Table

Emergency preparedness is an essential part of public health. In a disaster, emergency preparedness becomes emergency...

Sep 28, 2017 | Alyson Jordan

Fighting Rising STI Rates in Anne Arundel County

Anne Arundel County (MD) is seeing a steady rise in sexually transmitted infections (STI) rates, primarily affecting...

Aug 25, 2017 | Alyson Jordan

Impacts of Climate Change on Rural Health

Climate change poses a growing threat to the well-being of rural populations. Armed with data from state and national...

Aug 24, 2017 | Lindsay Tiffany

Sexual Health “Up North”

Northern (Lower Peninsula) Michigan is where people in Michigan go “Up North.” It’s where they visit to go hunting,...

Aug 14, 2017 | Alyson Jordan

Utah County Health Department: Increasing Tobacco Cessation by Integrating CDC’s Tips From Former Smokers™ Campaign into an External Health Center with a Predominantly Low-Income and Spanish Speaking Population

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Tips from Former Smokers™ Campaign (Tips™) encourages tobacco...

Jul 20, 2017 | Taylarr Lopez

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