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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
Program Name:

External Affairs / Tobacco Prevention Program

Program State: Illinois
Objective(s): TU-1.1 LHI, TU-4.1
Date Posted: 05/21/2015
In this Who's Leading the Leading Health Indicators? story, we looked at how the Chicago Department of Public Health worked to reduce tobacco use among the LGBT communities in Chicago.
Organization Type: State Government Agency
Program Name:

LGBT Health Outcomes Planning Project

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

In this story from the field, we take a look at how the Colorado Department of Health and Environment created an actionable plan to address lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) health.