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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: Nonprofit/Community-Based Organization
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Door-to-Door Program

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

In this story from the field, we take a look at a Maryland program that brought healthcare access to low-income, socially isolated Latinos through direct community engagement.

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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.

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Organization Type: Nonprofit/Community-Based Organization
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Elderly Outreach Program

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

In this story from the field, we take a look at a Wisconsin organization that addressed health-related quality of life and well-being of Hmong elders.

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Asthma Series

Program State: New York
Date Posted: 03/29/2013

In this story from the field, we take a look at a New York organization that effectively used technology and media to discuss childhood asthma.

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Autism Spectrum Quotient Screening Access

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

In this story from the field, we take a look at how the Minnesota Academy of Pediatrics Foundation engaged the Somali immigrant community to provide increased access to early childhood developmental screenings.