2017 Model Practice Winners

Albany County Department of Health
Developing Community Connections to Prevent Diabetes
Albany, NY

Bullitt County Health Department
Food Safe Bullitt County
Shepherdsville, KY

Bureau & Putnam County Health Departments
Community Partners Against Substance Abuse
Illinois

Clinton County Department of Public Health
Fluoride Varnish in the Pediatric Primary Care Setting
Plattsburgh, NY

Cobb & Douglas Public Health
Decreasing Risky Behaviors in Youth through the Power in Truth Conference
Marietta, GA

Columbus Public Health
Growing Healthy Kids Columbus Coalition
Columbus, OH

Columbus Public Health
Healthy Children, Healthy Weights
Columbus, OH

County of San Diego, Health and Human Services Agency, Public Health Services
San Diego County Risk Communications Plan: Targeted Outreach to Diverse Language Communities to form a PartnerRelay Communications System
San Diego, CA

Dakota County Public Health Department
Breastfeeding Friendly Health Department
West St. Paul, MN

Dallas County Public Health Nursing Service
Dallas County Public Health - Health Navigation Program
Adel, IA

Denver Public Health
Denver’s In-School Immunization Program
Denver, CO

Detroit Health Department
School Lead Screening Project
Detroit, MI

DuPage County Health Department
DuPage Narcan Program
Wheaton, IL

Elkhorn Logan Valley Public Health Department
Operation Heart to Heart
Wisner, NE

Florida Department of Health in Broward County
Providing HPV Vaccine as part of Routine Immunization to Increase HPV Vaccination Rates
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Florida Department of Health in Broward County
“Getting to Zero” HIV Perinatal Transmission and Congenital Syphilis in Broward County
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Florida Department of Health in Duval County
Sharps Collection Program
Jacksonville, FL

Florida Department of Health in Duval County
Lower St. Johns River Septic Tank Enforcement Project
Jacksonville, FL

Florida Department of Health in Manatee County
A Regional Approach to Implementing Community-Driven Healthy Food Access in Underserved Communities
Bradenton, FL

Florida Department of Health in St. Johns County
Enhancing Bridges to Community through the Nurse Care Coordination Model
St. Augustine, FL

Florida Department of Health in St. Johns County
Increase HPV Immunization for Florida Department of Health in St. Johns County Clients
St. Augustine, FL

Hamilton County General Health District
WeTHRIVE!: Community Wellness in Action
Cincinnati, OH

Kansas City Health Department
Cultivating a Culture of Health Equity by Strengthening a Partnership between Public Health and Community Organizers
Kansas City, MO

Kent County Health Department
Stop It Before It Starts: Using the Spectrum of Prevention Model for Sexual Violence Prevention
Grand Rapids, MI

Kent County Health Department
Preparing the Future’s Workforce – An Internship Program with Purpose
Grand Rapids, MI

Lake County Health District
Tobacco Free Living: Operationalizing Evidence-Based Interventions through Expanded Use of MRC Volunteers and Local Health Resources
Painesville, OH

Las Animas-Huerfano Counties District Health Department
ASTHO Million Hearts Initiative
Trinidad, CO

Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department
Using Local Health Department EHR Data for Heart Attack and Stroke Prevention
Lawrence, KS

Nassau County Department of Health
Nassau County Lifeguard Certification Program
Mineola, NY

Okaloosa County Health Department
Integrating Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Services into a Clinical Work Environment for HIV Prevention
Fort Walton Beach, FL

Public Health - Seattle and King County
King County Partners with CHWs to Provide Tobacco Interventions
Seattle, WA

S2AY Rural Health Network
Finger Lakes Breastfeeding Partnership
Corning, NY

Southern Nevada Health District
Instilling Food Safety Culture Prior to Permit Issuance
Las Vegas, NV

St. Mary’s County Health Department
Asthma Control Program
Leonardtown, MD

St. Mary’s County Health Department
Mobile Amish Immunization Clinics
Leonardtown, MD

The City of Newton Health and Human Services Department
City of Newton Food Grading System Toolkit
Newton, MA

Tri-County Health Department
Implementing a Noncompetitive Funding Process to Engage School District Partners in Tobacco Prevention
Greenwood Village, CO

Tri-County Health Department
Rabies Prevention: A Multijurisdictional Collaborative Between Public Health and Community Partners
Greenwood Village, CO

Union County Health Department
It Takes a Village: Creating Access to Healthy Foods through the Development of Local Farmers Market in a Rural Community
Marysville, OH

Washington County Department of Health and Human Services
Improving Air Quality through Innovative Approaches and Partnerships
Hillsboro, OR

West Piedmont Health District
Fight the Bite: Zika Door Hanger Canvassing
Martinsville, VA

Allegheny County Health Department
Active Allegheny Grant Program: Increasing Opportunities for Physical Activity in Allegheny County
Wilkinsburg, PA

Baltimore County Department of Health
Operation Shortbread”-- From Cookies to Countermeasures: Baltimore County Department of Health and Human Services and Girl Scouts of Central Maryland
Baltimore, MD

Champaign-Urbana Public Health District
Integrating PrEP into a LHD STI Clinic
Champaign, IL

Cobb & Douglas Public Health
Creating a Resource Development Office to Diversify Public Health Funding
Marietta, GA

Cobb & Douglas Public Health
Enhancing Employee Engagement Through a Comprehensive Internal Communications Strategy
Marietta, GA

Columbus Public Health
Columbus Public Health Pool and Spa Safety Tool Kit
Columbus, OH

Cook County Department of Public Health
Implementation of Enhanced Physical Education in Suburban Cook County, Illinois Schools
Park, IL

County of San Diego
Live Well San Diego
San Diego, CA

Dare County Department of Health & Human Services
Peer Power
Manteo, NC

DuPage County Health Department
Ready, Set, Smile
Wheaton, IL

Eau Claire City-County Health Department
Data to Action: Getting Data off the Shelf and into the Community
Claire, WI

Fairfax County Health Department
Utilizing informatics to standardize and streamline Zika testing requests and case investigation
Fairfax, VA

Florida Department of Health in Broward County
Enrolling CHIP Eligible Children through DOH-Broward WIC Services Sites
Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Florida Department of Health in Broward County
Use of Inter Program Collaboration to Improve HIV Retention in Care
Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Florida Department of Health in Broward County
Preventing HIV Perinatal Transmission and Congenital Syphilis in Broward County, FL
Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Florida Department of Health in Broward County
Collaborative and Coordinated Effort in a Rapid Response to ZIKA
Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Florida Department of Health in Broward County
Utilizing the Incident Command System in a Pertussis Outbreak
Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Florida Department of Health in Duval County
Implementation of a Shelter Card System in Duval County, Florida-- One Step Toward Ending TB
Jacksonville, FL

Florida Department of Health in Duval County
Screening Adolescents for STIs/HIV: Key Partnerships Drive Innovative School-Based Program
Jacksonville, FL

Florida Department of Health in Manatee County
Developing Tools for Infection Control in Group Care Facilities: The DOH-Manatee Outbreak Information Packet
Bradenton, FL

Florida Department of Health in Sarasota County
STD-HIV Intervention Program and Field Delivered Therapy
Sarasota, FL

Harris County Public Health
Harris County’s Food Safety Summit: Food Safety Culture Innovation in the Community
Pasadena, TX

Kansas City Missouri Health Department
Practical Empowerment: Healthy Homes on the Front Lines
Kansas City, MO

Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department
Measuring Results Related to Coaching Employees to Higher Performance
Lawrence, KS

Linn County Public Health Department
Radon Test Kit Distribution through Direct Care Providers
Cedar Rapids, IA

Multnomah County Health Department
Video Tutorials for School Immunization Reporting
Portland, OR

Nassau County Department of Health
"Coffee With The Commissioner," Engaging the Public Health Workforce in Governance, Leadership and Organizational Culture
Mineola, NY

Nassau County Department of Health
Quality Improvement: Utilizing After-Action Reports and Improvement Plans to enhance Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response
Mineola, NY

Nebraska Association of Local Health Directors (NALHD)
VetSET Nebraska
Lincoln, NE

New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Primary Care Emergency Preparedness Network
City, NY

New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Engagement of technical and scientific experts in LHD policy issues: the creation and utilization of NYC’s Radiological Advisory Committee (RAC)
City, NY

Oakland County Health Division
At the Crossroads of Communicable and Chronic Disease: Screening for Diabetes in People with Tuberculosis Infection
Pontiac, MI

Saint Louis County Department of Public Health
Health Equity Training
Berkeley, MO

Salt Lake County Health Department
Automated Incorporation of Yelp Restaurant Reviews into Foosbourne Illness Surveillance and Response
Salt Lake City, UT

Southern Nevada Health District
Southern Nevada Health District’s Innovative Response to Prevent Outbreaks of Legionaire’s Disease
Vegas, NV

Springfield-Greene County Health Department
Leveraging Public Health and Healthcare Requirements for Collaborative System’s Change
Springfield, MO

Tarrant County Public Health
Facebook Boosting for Mosquito Ground Spraying
Worth, TX

The WIC Center
The WIC Center
Jackson, TN

Tri-County Health Department
The Metro Denver Partnership for Health
Greenwood Village, CO

Tri-County Health Department
Quality Improvement of the Retail Food Program at Tri-County Health Department Utilizing the Lean Process
Village, CO

Wicomico County Health Department
Coat Team:Response to the Opioid Crisis
Salisbury, MD

Worcester County Health Department
Lower Shore Health Insurance Assistance Program
Hill, MD