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.

Story from the Field VC 2021
  • Vector Control

NACCHO's Vector Control Collaborative Goes Virtual: Tick Surveillance

Suffolk County (NY) mentored Franklin County (OH)’s new tick surveillance program as part of NACCHO’s Vector Control...

Jan 06, 2021 | Guest Author

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Social Determinants of Health

Story from the Field: Climate Change Health Crisis: Urban Heat, COVID, and Housing Insecurity in New Orleans

In 2020, the New Orleans Health Department partnered with climate technology platform ISeeChange on a pilot...

Nov 23, 2020 | Juliette Frazier

  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Healthy Living & Prevention
  • Recommendations

Local Health Department Incentivizes the Reduction of Food Waste

Why would an environmental health division’s food safety regulatory program be interested in discounting license fees...

Aug 13, 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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  • 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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  • Vector Control

Story from the Field: A River Runs Through It

By John Townsend, Vector Control Division Manager and James Will, Vector Control Managing Supervisor, Maricopa County...

Feb 12, 2020 | Guest Author

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  • Water Quality

EPA’s Annual Water Fest Engages Community, Celebrates Groundwater Research

By Dr. Randall Ross, Director, Groundwater Technical Support Center, Office of Research and Development, U.S....

Jan 27, 2020 | Guest Author

  • Health in All Policies

Stories from the Field: Health in All Policies Approach to Lead Prevention

Funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the National Center for Healthy Housing,  the National...

Nov 05, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Vector Control

Special Revenue Funds – Winning the Vector War!

How can a local health department respond to an onslaught of vector control (mosquito and rat) complaints? Easy,...

Jun 27, 2018 | Alyson Jordan

  • Vector Control

Zika Visits South Florida, A Public Health Response

The Environmental Health Director and staff performed a vector control assessment using the Environmental Public Health...

Apr 18, 2018 | Taylarr Lopez

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