News Coverage Archive

NACCHO staff members have shared their expertise in the following news items during 2020:

First Quarter 2020 (Jan - Mar)

Title Source Date
Are the 10 Essential Public Health Services out of date? Review underway The Nations Health 01/02/2020
Champaign Co. Health Dept. gets grant for Increasing Disability Inclusion project WAND-TV 01/03/2020
Gov. Pritzker Announces Seven Appointments to the Illinois State Board of Health STL News 01/07/2020
C-U Public Health District administrator appointed to state health board WDWS 01/07/2020
Grant Directed To Strengthen Local Medical Reserve Corps, Outreach WHMI 93.5 01/08/2020
Health district gets disabilities inclusion grant The Times Record 01/08/2020
LISTEN: NACCHO’s 2020 Public Health Agenda Homeland Security Today 01/09/2020
The Health Reporter Is In, The News-Gazette 01/10/2020
Lubbock Health Department receives national recognition through PPHR program Everything Lubbock 01/21/2020
Allegan County Receives National “Project Public Health Ready” Re-recognition WHTC 01/27/2020
Coronavirus poses new test for strained public health system The Hill 01/30/2020
Henrico Health Department meets ‘gold standard,’ and has a plan for any health emergency WRIC TV 01/30/2020
2019 novel coronavirus: 6 questions that doctors are asking AMA 02/03/2020
Health Department Receives National Recognition through ‘Project Public Health Ready’ Program The Chattanoogan 02/04/2020
Containing the Coronavirus Route Fifty 02/07/2020
We will survive coronavirus, but are we prepared for the next public health crisis? Des Moines Register 02/09/2020
Online Extra: LGBTQ Agenda: National STI Coalition to seek 'policy opportunities' in president's budget Bay Area Reporter 02/11/2020
National STI Coalition Forms to Buck a “Major Public Health Crisis” POZ 02/12/2020
Coronavirus Tests Public Health Infrastructure In The Heartland U.S. News and World Report 02/14/2020
Counties respond to coronavirus NACO county News 02/14/2020
WUPHD awarded Overdose Prevention and Response Mentorship Grant Daily Mining Gazette 02/14/2020
Coronavirus Tests Public Health Infrastructure In The Heartland US News and World Report 02/14/2020
Livingston County Dept. of Health receives grant Genesee County Express 02/18/2020
Five Years Later, HIV-Hit Town Rebounds. But The Nation Is Slow To Heed Lessons. Kaiser Health News 02/19/2020
Utah County Health Department gets national recognition for emergency preparedness | Provo News Utah Daily Herald 02/19/2020
White House seeks $1.25 billion more for coronavirus response CQ Roll Call 02/24/2020
Trump's Emergency Coronavirus Response The Fiscal Times 02/24/2020
White House preparing to ask Congress for more money to finance coronavirus response The Washington Post 02/24/2020
Millions in Uncovered Costs Already Incurred by Local Health Departments for Coronavirus Response Global Biodefense 02/24/2020
Trump faces growing challenge to contain coronavirus The Hill 02/25/2020
Trump’s coronavirus conflict: Displaying credibility vs. calming voters and investors Politico 02/26/2020
Southern Seven Health Department receives opioid grant to combat epidemic CBS Affiliate KFVS-TV 02/26/2020
Whitley County health officials prepared for coronavirus, risk for area remains low Corbin Times-Tribune 02/27/2020
White House’s attempts to reduce government by slashing health programs could hurt response to coronavirus CNN 02/27/2020
Coronavirus threat gives strapped state health agencies a new crisis Politico 02/28/2020
States expecting reimbursements in coronavirus supplemental CQ Roll Call 02/28/2020
Promoting the HPV Vaccine for Latinos Salud America! 02/28/2020
Preparing for a pandemic: What should I buy? Are there places I should avoid? CNN 02/28/2020
Coronavirus testing is under scrutiny after delays and questions over its effectiveness The Sacramento Bee 02/28/2020
Lessons From U.S. Hospitals Caring For COVID-19 Patients NPR 03/02/2020
How to talk to kids about coronavirus Care.com 03/03/2020
Coronavirus Costs: Who’s Paying for All This? Wall Street Journal 03/04/2020
The Coronavirus Response is Straining an Already Depleted Public Health System Route Fifty 03/04/2020
Coronavirus testing could cost some patients extra The Hill 03/05/2020
NACCHO Leader George Roberts on Coronavirus Outbreak C-Span 03/06/2020
Adriane Casalotti on U.S. Coronavirus Response C-Span 03/06/2020
West Coast officials prep for possible coronavirus outbreak among homeless NBC News 03/06/2020
Doctors Getting More Latitude to Test Patients for COVID-19 MedPage Today 03/06/2020
Health agencies’ funding cuts challenge coronavirus response The Washington Post 03/08/2020
How ready is Florida’s health department for the coronavirus? Tampa Bay Times 03/10/2020
Sacramento, Placer, Yolo Counties No Longer Recommend 14-Day Quarantine After Exposure Capital Public Radio 03/10/2020
COVID-19 Cruise Ship Update Capital Public Radio 03/11/2020
As California retreats from containment, New York sends in the National Guard Los Angeles Times 03/11/2020
Cough? Fever? Coronavirus symptoms are not enough, Americans find, as strict rules limit who gets tested Yahoo! News 03/11/2020
The push for paid sick leave Axios 03/11/2020
FACTS NOT FEAR: Breaking down COVID-19 George Roberts with NET Health speaks on coronavirus in East Texas. CBS 19 03/11/2020
Trump Administration Confronts New Coronavirus Testing Woes Wall Street Journal 03/13/2020
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Spearheads Conversations at CCC Cities Speak 03/13/2020
The Coronavirus Swamps Local Health Departments, Already Crippled by Cuts The New York Times 03/14/2020
US reaches moment of truth on coronavirus The Hill 03/15/2020
America has no real public health system – coronavirus has a clear run The Guardian 03/15/2020
Cracks emerge in health departments The Columbian 03/15/2020
Even before coronavirus, infectious disease was on rise in California — but spending got cut San Francisco Chronicle 03/16/2020
Congress Has Starved Local Public-Health Departments East Bay Express 03/18/2020
The Trump Administration Fumbled Its Initial Response to Coronavirus. Is There Enough Time to Fix It? TIME Magazine 03/19/2020
U.S. Government Plans to Ratchet Up Emphasis on Social Distancing Wall Street Journal 03/19/2020
Officials long warned funding cuts would leave California vulnerable to pandemic. No one listened Los Angeles Times 03/20/2020
The Front Lines of the Coronavirus Fight U.S. News & World Report 03/20/2020
Pandemic Highlights Years Of Cuts At State, Local Health Departments Newsy 03/20/2020
Public health workers are on the front lines of the fight against coronavirus. But they’ve bled resources for years. North Carolina Health News 03/24/2020
Few sheltered as California aims to help homeless amid virus Associated Press 03/26/2020
U.S. Hospital Beds Were Already Maxed Out Before Coronavirus Pandemic U.S. News & World Report 03/26/2020
Is America Ready for a Second Wave of Coronavirus? Route Fifty 03/26/2020
Connecting amidst the coronavirus Community Health Magazine 03/27/2020
Obama admin repeatedly sought millions in CDC funding cuts, despite Biden's attacks on Trump preparedness Fox News 03/27/2020
‘There is no surge plan’: Despite warnings, Congress failed to fully fund pandemics bill Politico 03/28/2020
How the $2 Trillion CARES Act Divides Up as States Call for COVID-19 Help Homeland Security Today 03/28/2020
NJ's local health departments have been underfunded for years. Now they're playing catch-up North Jersey.com 03/30/2020

Second Quarter 2020 (Apr-Jun)

Title Source Date
LISTEN: The Local and State Health Department Perspective on the COVID-19 Outbreak Homeland Security Today 04/02/2020
Google Taps Vast Trove of Location Data to Aid Global Effort to Combat Coronavirus The Washington Post 04/03/2020
Special Report: How the COVID-19 Lockdown Will Take Its Own Toll on Health Reuters/New York Times 04/03/2020
A Deficit of More Than 250,000 Public Health Workers Is No Way to Fight Covid-19 STAT News 04/05/2020
Health Departments Facing Coronavirus Crisis After Budget Cuts Trim Staff Newsday 04/05/2020
States Share Covid-19 Patient Addresses with First Responders Route Fifty 04/06/2020
Wondering About Your Health Department? Here’s Some Answers Cleveland.com 04/06/2020
Why the U.S. Isn’t on Track to Open Up? Labs Nationwide Are Overwhelmed by Patient Samples Amid a Shortage of Critical Supplies Politico 04/07/2020
Coronavirus: $5 Million in Federal Funding Will Boost Local NJ Health Departments North Jersey.com 04/09/2020
Local Health Departments Standing Strong on the Frontlines of COVID-19 Response Homeland Security Today 04/09/2020
Why The Coronavirus Is Killing Black Americans At Outsize Rates Across The US BuzzFeed 04/10/2020
'Kind of like a war:' Inside a Monmouth County health department as it battles COVID-19 Asbury Park Press 04/13/2020
How Do We Exit The Shutdown? Hire An Army Of Public Health Workers Kaiser Health News 04/13/2020
Officials poised to take governor's lead on reopening economy Victoria Advocate 04/16/2020
Contact Tracing Shortage Could Strain Efforts to Reopen Economy U.S. News & World Report 04/17/2020
Why contact tracers are key to unlocking economy The Hill 04/18/2020
What Will a Reopening of America Look Like? HealthDay 04/20/2020
Health officials assoc. says surge in health care workers needed to safely get back to normal WINK-TV 04/17/2020
Health departments are concerned about spikes in STIs while attention is on COVID-19 The Verge 04/21/2020
The Road Ahead With COVID-19 WebMD 04/21/2020
How climate change has affected each state MSN 04/22/2020
New COVID-19 test to begin in developmentally disabled homes as NJ scales up testing My Central Jersey 04/22/2020
Leaders mull reopening as experts warn of coming coronavirus waves San Antonio Express 04/23/2020
Coronavirus detectives: Here’s how counties try to track everyone exposed CALmatters 04/23/2020
State, local health departments get $631 million to jump-start coronavirus testing, contact tracing The Washington Post 04/23/2020
Pandemic sparks concerns about surging STD, HIV rates The Hill 04/23/2020
Tracking Everyone With Coronavirus Is a Huge Task. These Systems Could Help. Consumer Reports 04/24/2020
The rats are coming. Here’s how we can keep them away. The Washington Post 04/24/2020
Public health labs suffered budget cuts prior to coronavirus American Public Media 04/27/2020
Louisville Ramps Up Coronavirus Contact Tracing Efforts WFPL, Louisville Public Radio 05/01/2020
Florida starts to reopen despite missing a critical tool Orlando Sun Sentinel 05/01/2020
Michigan health department launches condom delivery service during coronavirus St. Louis News Radio KMOX 05/01/2020
San Francisco recruits army of social workers, librarians and investigators to track Covid-19 The Guardian 05/01/2020
Florida starts to reopen despite missing a critical tool Orlando Sentinel 05/01/2020
How Contact Tracing Could Help Slow The Spread Of The Coronavirus WSFU, Tallahassee Public Radio 05/04/2020
Without CDC Guidance, Reopenings Follow a Patchwork of Rules (1) Bloomberg Law 05/08/2020
Lost your job? Consider becoming a "contact tracer" CBS News 05/08/2020
Public Health Experts Say Many States Are Opening Too Soon To Do So Safely NPR 05/09/2020
Contact tracers are key to stopping another surge in cases. Does St. Louis have enough? St. Louis Post-Dispatch 05/10/2020
Virginia misses key marks on virus testing as leaders eye reopening Richmond Times-Dispatch 05/10/2020
This course will train an army of contact tracers. You can take it, too. The Washington Post 05/11/2020
Hawaii Updates: Cases Up 2; Health Dept. Under More Fire; Prosecutor Raises Alarms Over Inmates Hawaii Public Radio 05/11/2020
As States Seek COVID Detectives, Librarians Are Among The Candidates KUNC (Colorado NPR Station) 05/11/2020
States Ramp Up Contact Tracing Amid Reopening WebMD 05/12/2020
States Need to Hire More COVID-19 Contact Tracers Governing 05/12/2020
Mosquitos Don’t Carry COVID-19, But They’re Still A Threat In California CapRadio (California NPR Station) 05/12/2020
What Are Contact Tracers, And Will They Slow The Spread Of COVID-19? The Huffington Post 05/13/2020
Solano County health officials use contact tracing to map COVID-19 spread Fox 40 Sacramento 05/13/2020
Thousands of Californians Are Training to Be COVID-19 Contact Tracers in 1st Statewide Program The Wrap 05/13/2020
Kentucky, Indiana ramp up contact tracing in fight against COVID-19 WDRB Louisville 05/13/2020
Contact tracing is key to fighting COVID-19 in Illinois. Here’s how you can help. Belleville News-Democrat 05/13/2020
Covid-19: The US state copying a global health template for contact tracing success The British Medical Journal 05/13/2020
Florida is contact tracing COVID-19 but sharing few details about it WFTS, Tampa Bay ABC News Affiliate 05/14/2020
Coronavirus contact tracers' nemeses: People who don't answer their phones Good Morning America 05/15/2020
Lacking Money and Power, Authorities Barely Enforce Virus Rules Bloomberg News Wire 05/15/2020
Health District explores ways to ramp up contact tracing capacity Las Vegas Sun 05/16/2020
Investing in public health is more important than ever The Billings Gazette 05/18/2020
You Don’t Need Invasive Tech for Successful Contact Tracing. Here’s How It Works. ProPublica 05/19/2020
Is Vermont ready to reopen? Yes and no. Vermont Digger 05/19/2020
Health department recommends greater St. Louis area needs to hire about 600 contact tracers KMOX Radio (St. Louis) 05/19/2020
Southern Nevada Health District Awarded for Excellence in Food Protection Quality Assurance & Food Safety 05/19/2020
Food safety award from NACCHO for 2020 goes to Southern Nevada Health District Food Safety News 05/19/2020
America’s Patchwork Pandemic Is Fraying Even Further The Atlantic 05/20/2020
Will Arizona get hit by a second wave of COVID-19? Here's what we know Arizona Central 05/20/2020
Isolating coronavirus patients isn’t as easy as it sounds Axios 05/21/2020
One Oregon county has widespread COVID-19 testing. Others aren’t so lucky. High Country News 05/22/2020
Alaska plans to more than triple its workforce of COVID-19 contact detectives Alaska Public News 05/22/2020
CDC Warns of 'Increase in Rodent Activity' at Restaurants and Food Venues Closed By COVID-19 Pandemic Lockdowns Newsweek 05/23/2020
The Road to Reopen: 2 experts discuss reopenings for main streets, schools and child care News-12 New Jersey 05/23/2020
On the front lines of the pandemic, grocery workers are in the dark about risks The Washington Post 05/24/2020
Health Departments Concerned About Rising STDs During the Covid-19 Pandemic Blogarama 05/25/2020
Maine contact tracing efforts to be expanded WABI-TV (Augusta, Maine CBS Affiliate) 05/26/2020
State Plans to Hire Fewer Contact Tracers Than Experts Recommend Oklahoma Watch 05/26/2020
Contact tracing poses new challenge in coronavirus outbreak Yahoo! Finance 05/27/2020
Health Officials Gear Up to Trace the Path of Coronavirus Contacts Comstock's Magazine 05/28/2020
How the Coronavirus Exacerbated Oregon’s Bitter Political Divide The New Yorker 05/28/2020
Health Inspections Take on New Role in Monitoring Restaurant Safety Route Fifty 05/29/2020
How St. Louis Plans To Conduct Contact Tracing, Hire More Workers St. Louis Public Radio 06/01/2020
How to become a contact tracer, one of the fastest-growing jobs in America CNBC 06/02/2020
What Are the Options for Training Contact Tracers? Medscape 06/02/2020
Red Cross Warns of a ‘Staggering’ Drop in Blood Supplies The New York Times 06/02/2020
Public health workers fighting virus face growing threats The Associated Press 06/12/2020
Coronavirus recommendations ignored as case numbers rise The Washington Post 06/15/2020
Take These Steps If You're Renting a Vacation Home During the Pandemic Consumer Reports 06/16/2020
Parts of Pa. reopened without robust coronavirus contact tracing to keep residents safe The Philadelphia Inquirer 06/16/2020
Cuomo allows visitors at New York hospitals and group homes as coronavirus death toll hits a new low AP Wire / Wilkes-Barre Times Leader 06/17/2020
Sheriff investigating threats against Dr. Sara Cody, Santa Clara County's top public health official ABC News 7 06/17/2020
As States Reopen, Do They Have The Workforce They Need To Stop Coronavirus Outbreaks? WBUR Public Radio 06/18/2020
Politicians Shunt Aside Public Health Officials Stateline 06/18/2020
COVID-19 Is Stripping Resources From Mosquito Control Programs Slate 06/19/2020
Health Officials Had to Face a Pandemic. Then Came the Death Threats. The New York Times 06/22/2020
Some public health officials are resigning amid threats during the Covid-19 pandemic CNN 06/23/2020
The Hidden Deaths Of The COVID Pandemic Kaiser Health News 06/23/2020
This is Vandalism, And It’s Taking Place Inside the House of Government Esquire 06/23/2020
The Health 202: Trump claims an increase in coronavirus cases is due to more testing. That isn't true anymore. The Washington Post 06/23/2020
The important stories left underreported while we were focused on COVID-19 Poynter 06/24/2020
When the Truth Becomes the Threat: Standing in Support of our Public Health Officials Medium 06/24/2020
COVID must not divert us from HIV and hepatitis elimination San Francisco Examiner 06/25/2020
Claiming COVID-19 cases were overcounted, West Virginia's GOP governor forces out top health expert Salon 06/26/2020
Hollowed-Out Public Health System Faces More Cuts Amid Virus Kaiser Health News 06/26/2020
‘Public enemy number one’: COVID puts low-profile local health officials on hot seat The Kansas City Star 06/28/2020
Some US states return to previous restrictions to slow surge of coronavirus cases CNN 06/29/2020
U.S. coronavirus hotspots failed to build up public health tools Axios 06/29/2020
As COVID-19 Cases Increase, Health Officials Struggle To Access Federal Funds NPR Station KBIA 06/30/2020
She Went To The ER To Try To Get A Coronavirus Test And Ended Up $1,840 In Debt NPR 06/30/2020

Third Quarter 2020 (July-Sep)

Title Source Date
Florida would need to triple contact tracing workforce to meet pandemic criteria Fox 13 Tampa Bay 07/01/2020
Women in public health facing pushback, threats for coronavirus response My Central Oregon 07/01/2020
Hollowed out public health system faces more cuts amid virus Cleveland.com 07/01/2020
Look at method used to assess state of public health system The Associated Press 07/01/2020
Life, liberty and face masks: Virus preys on divided America The Register Citizen 07/02/2020
4 things Congress can do right now to help working parents get through the pandemic CNN 07/02/2020
A Virus Preys on Divided America as Daily Cases Set Record Bloomberg Law 07/02/2020
Women in public health facing pushback and threats for coronavirus response ABC News 07/03/2020
Public health experts urge socially distant Fourth of July celebrations, as the coronavirus surges across the U.S. STAT News 07/03/2020
As Florida sets records for Covid-19 cases, health authorities often fail to do contact tracing CNN 07/06/2020
Columbia Cut Health Department Budget Five Times In Ten Years NPR Station KBIA 07/06/2020
As the virus surged, Florida partied. Tracking the revelers has been tough. The Chicago Tribune 07/06/2020
Disease detectives track an invisible culprit BBC 07/06/2020
How the White House can build public trust and end the coronavirus crisis POLITICO 07/07/2020
Hundreds of health groups petition against Trump POLITICO 07/07/2020
DeKalb health leader is president-elect of national health board The Dekalb Champion 07/07/2020
Dr. Sandra Ford named president-elect of NACCHO Board of Directors On Common Ground 07/07/2020
Alder Blocks Covid Grant Fast-Track New Haven Independent 07/07/2020
Blaming the COVID-19 messengers—public health officials under siege Environmental Health News 07/08/2020
Crook County Health Department receives honor News Channel 21, KTVZ 07/08/2020
Tennessee still lacks contact tracers several months into pandemic Fox Chattanooga 07/08/2020
Rogers County Health Department Honored for Excellence in Public Health More Claremore 07/09/2020
Incorporating Mental Health And Substance Abuse Screening Into COVID-19 Contact Tracing Health Affairs 07/09/2020
Cybersecurity Concerns For Public Health Organizations National Governors Association (NGA) 07/10/2020
Denton County Public Health Diabetes Education and Case Management Program selected as National Promising Practice Fort Worth Business Press 07/10/2020
Bottleneck for U.S. Coronavirus Response: The Fax Machine The New York Times 07/13/2020
How contact tracing breaks the chain of COVID-19 transmission Medical Xpress 07/15/2020
Debbie Mucarsel-Powell Writes DeSantis: Contact Tracing Program Only 4 Percent of What Miami-Dade Needs Florida Daily 07/14/2020
COVID-19 Pandemic Threatens ‘Miracle’ Of Flu Vaccination Talking Points Memo 07/14/2020
Large Cass County Party Shuts Down Summer School Activities And Strains Local Health Department NPR Station KBIA 07/14/2020
Trump Is Waging a Losing War Against the Bad News of COVID-19 TIME Magazine 07/15/2020
Contact Tracing Hampered by Testing Delays, Unanswered Phone Calls — and Lack of Trust Stateline 07/16/2020
Mosquitoes flying free as health departments focus on virus The Associated Press/KPIX 07/16/2020
How HHS’s new hospital data reporting system will actually affect the U.S. Covid-19 response STAT News 07/16/2020
Walgreens misreported 8 coronavirus test results in 3 days in Monroe County NPR Station WXXI 07/17/2020
On the phone, contact tracers try to limit virus spread: 'Please answer that call'. Chicago Tribune 07/17/2020
Houston’s surge of COVID-19 cases overwhelms contact tracing efforts San Antonio Express-News 07/18/2020
As parents of students look for alternatives, home schooling sees ‘explosive’ interest Wilkes Barre Times Leader 07/19/2020
‘Surprise’ billing fix likely out of next Covid-19 package as fight over tests plays out POLITICO 07/20/2020
Virus hits frontline workers in taxed public health system The Associated Press 07/21/2020
Why Demonize Public Health Officials for Doing Their Job? PA times 07/21/2020
Contact Tracing, a Key Way to Slow COVID-19, Is Badly Underused by the U.S. Scientific American 07/21/2020
Florida contact tracing is a hot mess News 10 Tampa Bay 07/22/2020
COVID-19 Contact Tracing Comes to Chicago: Here’s what we know Southside Weekly 07/22/2020
DeKalb County declares racism a public health crisis Atlanta Journal Constitution 07/22/2020
Public Health-Seattle & King County receives national recognition for advancing environmental justice King County 07/23/2020
Cambridge launches Community Corps for COVID-19 safety Wicked Local Cambridge 07/23/2020
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis to hire 300 local tracers The Journal Gazette 07/24/2020
Trump's fragmented pandemic response may undermine push to address racial disparities POLITICO 07/25/2020
Metro health waited to hire enough COVID-19 trackers until virus had pummeled San Antonio San Antonio Express-News 07/26/2020
Officials racing to perfect contact tracing Hartford Courant 07/26/2020
Getting More Cities To Follow NKY's Lead In Contact Tracing NPR Station WVXU 07/27/2020
Connecticut to Perfect Contact Tracing Before Second Wave Governing 07/27/2020
A Government-University Partnership to Train Students as Contact Tracers Route 50 07/28/2020
CU Boulder Offers Contact Tracing 101 Wyoming Public Media 07/28/2020
The road to 150,000+: How the U.S. has handled the COVID-19 pandemic CGTN 07/30/2020
Baltimore County Health Director Gregory Branch tests positive for COVID-19 Capital Gazette 07/30/2020
Growing COVID-19 case numbers in Hampton Roads are straining contact tracing resources Patch 07/31/2020
Disgraced Nevada researcher behind Fauci COVID-19 conspiracy theory Las Vegas Review-Journal 07/31/2020
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Rolls Out Revised Guidelines Patch 08/03/2020
St. Louis Public Health Officials Aren’t Prepared To Address Longer Mosquito Seasons St. Louis Public Radio 08/03/2020
Shareable, printable guides help voters stay safe from COVID-19 The Nation's Health 08/03/2020
Trump’s ‘liberate’ battle cry fragmented, undercut the national pandemic response The Berkshire Edge 08/03/2020
How the Pandemic Defeated America The Atlantic 08/03/2020
Lack of Public Data Hampers COVID-19 Fight Stateline 08/03/2020
Bad data is bogging down the COVID-19 fight; US 'needs to change,' experts say USA Today 08/04/2020
Hawaii needs more contact tracers, critics say Honolulu Star Advertiser 08/04/2020
Local and state health officials face personal backlash during pandemic WKYC Studios 08/07/2020
Public Health Notebook: Funding is scarce to stabilize Maine’s economy after pandemic The Maine Monitor 08/09/2020
Confirmed coronavirus cases in the world reach 20 million The Associated Press / WMTV 08/10/2020
Common Health:The COVID-19 Risks You May Take, And Create, While Traveling NPR Station WBUR 08/10/2020
Is contact tracing for COVID-19 infection taking place? Health officials have answers Naples Daily News 08/10/2020
Top California health official resigns amid revelation of giant coronavirus record backlog NBC News 08/10/2020
Health officials are quitting or getting fired amid outbreak Kaiser Health News 08/11/2020
Contact Tracers in Massachusetts Might Order Milk or Help With Rent. Here’s Why Kaiser Health News 08/13/2020
Contact tracers: The emotional experience on the other end of the phone Inverse 08/13/2020
'Are you doing OK?': On the ground with NYC contact tracers Yahoo! News 08/17/2020
Coronavirus upends conventions, changes TV coverage Wilkes Barre Times Leader 08/16/2020
Politics slows flow of US virus funds to local public health The Associated Press 08/17/2020
Las Vegas casinos a likely hotspot for COVID-19 spread: Report Las Vegas Courier Journal 08/20/2020
Monroe Public Health wins national award Monroe Post 08/21/2020
How starving public health fueled a COVID fire in Florida The Washington Post 08/23/2020
Analysis: Trump administration’s coronavirus advice is secret, fragmented and contradictory Public Integrity 08/27/2020
Health Officials Call On US Government to Reverse COVID-19 Test Guidelines Voice of America 08/27/2020
NACCHO: More Than 9 in 10 Americans Are Endangered by the Underfunding of Local Public Health Homeland Security Today 08/27/2020
Coronavirus vaccine trial results expected by end of year, US officials say CNN 08/28/2020
California unveils new plan to reopen businesses MarketBeat 08/28/2020
Auditor Slams State For Lack Of Transparency On Contact Tracing Big Island News 08/28/2020
Model projects more than 317,000 US COVID-19 deaths by December CNN 08/29/2020
Local health departments say CDC testing change undermines their work The Hill 08/28/2020
Public Health Experts, Officials Continue To Question New CDC Coronavirus Testing Guidance NPR Station WABE 08/28/2020
States confront new Covid-19 challenge: Getting flu shots to apathetic Americans POLITICO 08/30/2020
The nation’s public health agencies are ailing when they’re needed most The Washington Post 08/31/2020
Long hours, scant resources: Public health workers continue the fight: On the ground in battle against COVID-19 The Nation's Health 09/01/2020
City Hall: City Expands Program To Fight Overdoses Urban Milwaukee 09/02/2020
Contact tracing foiled by conspiracy theories, lack of federal messaging POLITICO 09/03/2020
America needs a CDC whistleblower — now Washington, DC News 09/03/2020
Kupuna advocacy group threatens Health Department with legal action over Hawaii contact tracing Honolulu Star Advertiser 09/03/2020
MCHD director, Joey Smith, appointed to NACCHO Board of Directors Clarksville Now 09/04/2020
Embattled state epidemiologist Dr. Sarah Park put on paid leave Honolulu Star 09/04/2020
States Prepare For Potential Fall Vaccine Distribution Under Pressure From CDC WNPR 09/04/2020
Outgoing Milwaukee health commissioner says she faced racism, threats at work News Channel Nebraska 09/09/2020
Vaccine Messaging Acknowledges Past Racial Traumas in Health Bloomberg Law 09/10/2020
Placer County Health Officer Resigns After Board Terminates COVID-19 Emergency Declaration CapRadio (Sacramento NPR Station) 09/10/2020
Preparing for the Worst, Health Agencies Mount Unprecedented Flu Shot Drives Stateline 09/10/2020
MU contact tracing delays frustrate students, leave some feeling at risk KOMU Channel 8 09/13/2020
Trump officials rush to introduce untested vaccine tracking system POLITICO 09/13/2020
Health officials worldwide are receiving death threats because of their work to educate the public and stop the spread of COVID-19 Yahoo! News 09/15/2020
CDC Awards $7 Million for Pilot Project to Reduce Chronic Disease by Advancing Health Equity Homeland Security Today 09/15/2020
Outbreaks of COVID-19, flu in fall will challenge public health The Nation's Health 09/16/2020
How years of underfunding public health left Texas ill prepared for the pandemic The Texas Tribune 09/17/2020
CDC updates, again, guidelines on testing people without coronavirus symptoms CNN 09/18/2020
CDC drops controversial testing advice that caused backlash Sign of the Times News 09/19/2020
Threats and invective hurled at health director who sought to postpone Trump’s Tulsa rally, emails show The Washington Post 09/21/2020
NJ contracted $37M for contact tracing. Was there a better way to use taxpayer dollars? New Jersey Herald 09/22/2020
Colorado Researchers Call For National Guidelines On Alerting Potential Suicide 'Hot Spot' School Wyoming Public Media 09/22/2020
Coronavirus: Health boss threatened after trying to postpone Trump rally, emails show The Independent 09/23/2020
When There's a COVID-19 Vaccine, School Employees Could Be Among the First to Get It Education Week 09/24/2020
Harassment of COVID health workers is widespread, unprecedented, officials say Twin Cities Pioneer Press 09/25/2020
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