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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  • COVID-19
  • Performance Improvement
  • Success Story
  • Community Health

Story from the Field: An Exploratory Initiative for Long-Term Care Facilities and Nursing Homes

Long-term care facilities and nursing homes are facing challenging times. Between being short-staffed, COVID mitigation...

Dec 30, 2021 | Emma Allen

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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization

Assessing Vaccine Hesitant Populations in Minnesota

Local health department (LHD) immunization programs have been working hard to ensure COVID-19 vaccines are available to...

Aug 20, 2021 | Amy Frandsen

  • COVID-19
  • Access to Care
  • Epidemiology
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Utilizing an Equity Lens to Test Maternal and Child Health Populations for COVID-19: A Case Study from Harris County Public Health

Harris County Public Health developed the COVID-19 Equity Testing Strategy to ensure equitable testing opportunities,...

Dec 22, 2020 | Adelaide Appiah

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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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  • Immunization

Innovative Ways to Maintain Immunization Coverage during a Pandemic

To close the workgroup year, NACCHO’s Immunization Workgroup reflected on the priorities, activities, and emerging...

Jul 31, 2020 | Amy Frandsen

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  • Immunization

Story from the Field: Utilizing the Minnesota Immunization Registry and Community Partnerships to Identify the Un/Undervaccinated

Countryside Public Health serves five rural counties in western Minnesota: Big Stone, Chippewa, Lac qui Parle, Swift,...

Jun 18, 2020 | Guest Author

  • Infectious Disease

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

  • Infectious Disease
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

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

  • Influenza

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

  • Infectious Disease

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

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