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
  • 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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  • Tools & Resources
  • Water Quality

EPA’s EnviroAtlas Helps Communities and Citizens Make the Eco-Health Connection

The environment contributes to human health and well-being through benefits including clean water, clean air, and...

Apr 16, 2020 | Guest Author

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