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.

The Continuous Need for the ABC & D’s of Drowning Prevention in Clark County

There are over 105,000 private pools and over 5,000 public pools, including apartments, in the Las Vegas Valley. In...

Nov 17, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

Naloxone Saves Lives in Cuyahoga County

The death toll from accidental drug overdose may have been much higher this year if not for a life-saving drug called...

Feb 24, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

Restoring the Village

Youth and gang violence is a significant issue that impacts many communities across the United States, including Ft....

Jan 12, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

“Humpty Dumpty Had a Great Fall”

The 3rd Annual "Humpty Dumpty Had a Great Fall," a falls prevention conference for older adults, was held on October...

Dec 19, 2014 | Alyson Jordan

Lancaster County: From Injury to Prevention

This NACCHO Stories From the Field Video explores the Safe Kids Program in Lincoln/Lancaster County, NE and the...

Mar 13, 2014 | Alyson Jordan

  • Injury and Violence Prevention
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health
  • Social Determinants of Health

Always Buckle Up Children in the Backseat

The Madison County Health Department promotes the Always Buckle up Children in the Backseat program through education.

Oct 18, 2013 | Alyson Jordan

  • Injury and Violence Prevention
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic
  • Social Determinants of Health

Alex’s Story

For Alex’s parents, rural Ohio seemed like the perfect location to raise a family. In its rolling hills and vast...

Oct 18, 2013 | Guest Author

Fit and Fall Proof

Having trouble getting in and out of a car because the legs are feeling weak? Having trouble carrying groceries...

Aug 07, 2013 | Alyson Jordan


Its 7:30 a.m. and I have about 15 minutes to get out the door or I am going to be late for my morning meeting. This...

Aug 07, 2013 | Alyson Jordan

  • Injury and Violence Prevention
  • Social Determinants of Health

Operation Safe Kids

Michelle is an Operation Safe Kids (OSK) cCourt participant. She was almost 18 years of age when she came into the...

Aug 07, 2013 | Alyson Jordan

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