National Association of City and County Health Officials (NACCHO) Releases New National Study Illustrating Need for Systematic Reinvestment in Local Public Health Preparedness – Recurring and Emerging Threats Will Continue to Test Local Capacity to Respond

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted systemic public health workforce issues that existed even before the pandemic, according to a new report from the NACCHO, which represents the nation’s nearly 3,000 local health departments. The study reveals opportunities for strengthening the local public health preparedness workforce to support proactive readiness for emerging and recurring threats, in addition to ongoing equitable community recovery efforts post-pandemic.

Read the full press release from NACCHO.