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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  • Tools & Resources
  • Food Safety & Inspection

Lake County General Health District Relaunches Food Safety Ninja Website

The newly designed website provides important food safety information that can be used at home and for food services .

Mar 21, 2023 | Guest Author

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Community Health
  • Vector Control

Forsyth County Program Expands Capacity for Insecticide Resistance Training and Collaboration with Neighboring Vector Control Programs

In 2020, the Forsyth County Department of Public Health (NC) vector control program demonstrated improvements in both...

Feb 07, 2023 | Charlotte Ciampa

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Medical Reserve Corps
  • Success Story

Planning for Radiation Emergencies - How Southeast Tennessee Prepares

See how southeast Tennessee prepares for a radiation emergency.

Oct 17, 2022 | Beth Hess

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Success Story

Planning for Radiation Emergencies - How Austin Prepares

See how Austin Public Health (TX) is preparing for a radiation emergency.

Aug 29, 2022 | Beth Hess

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Air Quality
  • Healthy Living & Prevention

Stories from the Field: Public Health – Seattle & King County's Breathe Better at Home

The Community Clean Air Ambassadors Program (CCAAP) is a capacity building program, co-developed by Public Health –...

Jul 28, 2022 | Khanh Ho

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Health Ethics & Law
  • Performance Improvement
  • Policy

Lawyer Up to Level Up: Engaging Legal Counsel to Bolster Public Health

Public health attorneys offer a balanced approach to public health law by crafting policies that are defensible,...

Jul 13, 2022 | Kellie Hall, MSOD, Geoffrey Mwaungulu, Jr., Daniel Pagan

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change

Machine Learning Approach to Project Heat-related Disease Burden

Story from the field from Harris County Public Health, Texas.

Dec 08, 2021 | Anu Varma

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Health in All Policies
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health
  • Success Story

Lead Hazard Control: HiAP + Lead Collaborative Grantees Work Toward Enhanced Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention

In 2021, NACCHO and NCHH worked with teams in Boston, Cleveland, and Milwaukee and developed Stories from the Field...

May 28, 2021 | Angana Roy

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Breastfeeding

Using Triage Scores to Remove Barriers for Breastfeeding Parents

Bismarck-Burleigh Public Health has been a longstanding lactation support provider in the community. Historically,...

Dec 04, 2020 | Betsy Kanz

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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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  • Community Engagement
  • Community Resilience
  • Immunization
  • Vaccine Hesitancy

Community health workers meet people where they are to...

The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted what we already know to be true: higher-risk...

Aug 10, 2023 | Dominique Baradaran, MSM, Interim Chief of Community Health, Oklahoma City- County Health Department

Community health workers meet people where they are to...

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  • Community Health Assessment and Improvement Planning
  • Community Engagement
  • Healthy People 2030
  • Success Story

Library Serves as a Community Hub for Health Improvement...

Through the power of partnerships, the Catawba County Library System has found...

May 30, 2023 | Erica Derr, Collaborative Services Librarian, Catawba County Library System

Library Serves as a Community Hub for Health Improvement...


How We Got Our Shot Together

Madison County Public Health Department in New York State held a health fair...

May 25, 2023 | Guest Author

How We Got Our Shot Together

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