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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  • Communications & Public Relations
  • Opportunity

We've Launched a New Blog Site to Highlight Resources and Opportunities

For the past year, NACCHO has been collecting feedback from members to design and deploy a new blog website to combine...

May 19, 2020 | Angie McPherson

Controlling Mumps at Detention Facilities Using MMR Vaccine

Since September 2018, 898 mumps cases were reported among detainees at U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)...

Aug 29, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

Taking Action to Address Critical Gaps in Teen Immunization

Immunization data have revealed significant gaps in vaccination coverage among adolescents, especially those 16-to-18...

Oct 10, 2018 | Kim Rodgers

  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Social Determinants of Health

SDOH: The Game of Life

Education is the first step to understanding the social determinants of health and making on impact on health outcomes....

Sep 26, 2018 | Alyson Jordan

NACCHO’s Employee Wellness and Flu Vaccination Initiative

Annually, public health officials prepare for the upcoming influenza (flu) season and emphasize the importance of...

Sep 26, 2018 | Kim Rodgers

It Really Is All About Relationships

In business, you don’t sell the competitor’s product; you sell your product – you want to prosper. In the non-profit or...

Jul 17, 2018 | Taylarr Lopez

Lake County General Health District: Smoke-free Housing Implementation Success Story

Smoke-free multi-unit housing benefits residents and property owners. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban...

Jul 17, 2018 | Taylarr Lopez

A Multifaceted Approach to West Nile Virus Control

Since the introduction of West Nile Virus (WNV) in the Stamford Connecticut area, WNV-positive mosquitoes have been...

Jul 13, 2018 | Taylarr Lopez

How’s My District Doing? Communicating Local Immunization Data to Colorado Legislators

Using newly-available data on nearly one million children in Colorado, the Colorado Children's Immunization Coalition...

Jun 20, 2018 | Alyson Jordan

NIC 2018: Uncovering Strategies to Increase Vaccination Coverage

Minnesota is home to a culturally and socioeconomically diverse population and the state’s local public health...

Jun 18, 2018 | Kim Rodgers

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