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Stories from the Field

Stories from the Field

Want to know what others are doing to improve the health of their communities? Explore our Stories from the Field to see how communities across the Nation are implementing Healthy People 2020.
 
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Organization Type: Local Government Agency
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New York City Community Air Survey

Program State: New York
Topic Area(s): Environmental Health
Objective(s): EH-1 LHI, EH-3
Date Posted: 11/17/2016

In this Who's Leading the Leading Health Indicators? story, we looked at how the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene works to reduce harmful air pollutants.

Organization Type: Other
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Community Air Risk Evaluation (CARE) Program

Program State: California
Topic Area(s): Environmental Health
Objective(s): EH-1 LHI
Date Posted: 09/19/2014
In this Who's Leading the Leading Health Indicators? story, we looked at how the Bay Area Air Quality Management District improved air quality within the San Francisco Bay Area.
Organization Type: State Government Agency
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Eat Smart Move More South Carolina

Program State: South Carolina
Date Posted: 08/11/2014

In this CDC Preventive Health and Health Services Block Grant success story, we looked at how Eat Smart Move More Kershaw County and the City of Camden involved residents and worked to meet national Complete Streets standards to help Camden, SC become a safer and healthier community.

Organization Type: Nonprofit/Community-Based Organization
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Human Rights and Health Collective

Program State: California
Date Posted: 03/29/2013

In this story from the field, we take a look at a California organization that addressed health conditions related to housing and food security among low-income residents.

Organization Type: Nonprofit/Community-Based Organization
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Green Cleaning Workshops

Program State: Oregon
Date Posted: 03/29/2013

In this story from the field, we take a look at an Oregon organization that works to empower a Latino community with the skills to protect their environment and improve the health of their children.

Organization Type: Nonprofit/Community-Based Organization
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Lead Poisoning Low Literacy Training Program

Program State: Rhode Island
Date Posted: 03/29/2013

In this story from the field, we take a look at a Rhode Island organization working to increase awareness about childhood lead poisoning.

Organization Type: Local Government Agency
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Rapid Response Notification System

Program State: Arizona
Topic Area(s): Environmental Health
Objective(s): EH-1 LHI
Date Posted: 12/17/2012
In this Who's Leading the Leading Health Indicators? story, we looked at how Maricopa County's Rapid Response Notification System improved air quality through community partnerships.