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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City of Sioux Falls Health Department: Increasing Tobacco Cessation by Integrating CDC’s Tips From Former Smokers™ Campaign into an In-House Federally Qualified Health Center

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

Jul 20, 2017 | Taylarr Lopez

Public Health Solutions: Increasing Tobacco Cessation by Integrating CDC’s Tips From Former Smokers™ Campaign into a Dental Clinic

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

Jul 20, 2017 | Taylarr Lopez

Using Annual Reports to Share Personal Stories & Reinforce Public Health Lessons

Developing annual reports is an important part of showcasing the impact of local public health practice, but it's not...

Jun 26, 2017 | Alyson Jordan

Project CONTACT: Helping Teens Plan for Their Future

Designed as a program to help youth at high risk of pregnancy and/or sexually-transmitted infections (STIs) obtain...

Jun 13, 2017 | Alyson Jordan

Adolescent Sexual Health Successes in Denver

Since 2004, Denver has seen a 59% decline in teen births. Many factors contributed to this decline, with two playing a...

Jun 05, 2017 | Alyson Jordan

Where Did All of this Chlamydia Come From?!

Lincoln County, Oregon is seeing sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in younger and younger patients. In response,...

May 11, 2017 | Alyson Jordan

Building Strong and Resilient Communities through Trauma-Informed Care

According to recent data, up to 70 percent of adults in the United States have experienced at least one traumatic event...

Mar 09, 2017 | Alyson Jordan

Creating a Community Resilience Officer Position

Harris County Public Health (HCPH) has a long history of responding to emergencies including hurricanes, infectious...

Mar 09, 2017 | Taylarr Lopez

Designing a Preparedness Program for People with Access and Functional Needs

The first objective of the National Health Security Strategy (NHSS) focuses on building community resilience through...

Feb 28, 2017 | Taylarr Lopez

The Public Health Reserve Corps: Building Community Resilience through Every Day Actions

Public Health – Seattle & King County (PHSKC), like many local health jurisdictions, has been working for years to...

Feb 28, 2017 | Taylarr Lopez

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