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
  • Healthy Living & Prevention
  • Air Quality

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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  • 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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  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Injury and Violence Prevention
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

Story from the Field: Shuman Juvenile Detention Center Emergency Operations Plan Update

Addressing the vulnerability of juvenile justice facilities during public health emergencies in Allegheny County,...

Oct 27, 2021 | Alix Ware

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  • Water Quality
  • Community Health

Story from the Field: Large Increase in Private Water Well Nitrate Levels

Central Region Groundwater Protection Committee provided funded the nitrate test screenings.

Oct 21, 2021 | Sarah Brubaker, Tazewell County Health Department

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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

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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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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization

Orange County, NY, administers 800 COVID-19 Vaccines in 24-Hour Period

Orange County, NY received 800 doss of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine the morning of Tuesday, January 5. By the end of...

Jan 07, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • Vector Control

NACCHO's Vector Control Collaborative Goes Virtual: Tick Surveillance

Suffolk County (NY) mentored Franklin County (OH)’s new tick surveillance program as part of NACCHO’s Vector Control...

Jan 06, 2021 | Guest Author

  • 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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