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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  • 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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  • Access to Care
  • Immunization

Drive-Through Flu Vaccination Clinics

Michigan's Genesee County Health Department provided five drive-through flu/immunization clinics this past fall to...

Dec 10, 2020 | 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

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Stories From the Field: Using Social Media to Expand Self-Testing in Rural and Urban Communities

In May 2020, NACCHO conducted a brief survey to assess local health departments' (LHDs) HIV self-testing capacity and...

Aug 25, 2020 | Julia Zigman

  • 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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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Stories From the Field: Collaboration is Key for HIV Self-Testing in Baltimore

In May 2020, NACCHO conducted a brief survey to assess local health departments' (LHDs) HIV self-testing capacity and...

Aug 03, 2020 | Julia Zigman

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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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  • 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

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  • 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

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