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.

Metal Cookware: A Previously Unrecognized Source of Lead Exposure in the United States

Children resettled from Afghanistan were found to have the highest prevalence of elevated blood lead levels of any...

Jan 03, 2024 | Public Health-Seattle & King County

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

EHE Superstars: Building Women’s Life and Leadership Capacity through Housing in Detroit

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Nov 09, 2023 | Anthony Green

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

EHE Superstars: Using Art to Improve Youth HIV Awareness in Houston

This is the first blog in a new series highlighting collaborative work between health departments and community...

Sep 25, 2023 | Julia Zigman, Anthony Green

SFTF Town of Natick
  • Community Engagement
  • Community Resilience
  • Climate Change
  • Success Story

Who Ya Gonna Call... When You Don't Speak English?

If there's something strange in your neighborhood, you call the Ghostbusters. But who do you call when there is...

Sep 18, 2023 | Jillian Wilson Martin, Town of Natick

Archuleta County CO
  • Community Health Assessment and Improvement Planning
  • Community Health
  • Climate Change
  • Success Story

Progressing on Climate Adaptation for Archuleta and La Plata Counties, Colorado

San Juan Basin Public Health's conclusions demonstrate the importance of holistic climate planning that takes seriously...

Sep 18, 2023 | Brian Devine, San Juan Basin Public Health

Franklin County OH
  • Community Health
  • Climate Change
  • Success Story

Developing Local Environmental Public Health Indicators for Climate and Health

Franklin County Public Health developed a set of local environmental public health indicators to track trends in the...

Sep 18, 2023 | Jennie McAdams, Franklin County Public Health

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  • Climate Change
  • Emergency Response
  • Extreme Weather
  • Success Story

Planning for Extreme Heat in a Changing Climate

With the climate changing quickly, emergency planning for extreme weather events is critically important to public...

Sep 18, 2023 | Dawn Ford, Hamilton County Public Health

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  • Community Engagement
  • Community Resilience
  • Immunization
  • Vaccine Hesitancy

Community health workers meet people where they are to build trust, elevate voices, and address health disparities in higher-risk communities

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

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

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  • Immunization

Developing Resources to Address Vaccine Hesitancy in Santa Cruz, CA

In 2022, the County of Santa Cruz Health Services Agency (HSA) – Public Health Division was selected to participate in...

Jul 17, 2023

Long Beach
  • Immunization

Rapid Community Assessment: A Tool for Understanding Immunization Behavior in Long Beach, CA Residents

In 2022, the Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services (LB HHS) was selected to participate in NACCHO’s...

Jul 17, 2023

Partner Articles

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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...

Library Departmental Color
  • 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...

GYST

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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