News Coverage Archive

Title Date
With Input from More Than 40 Organizations, NACCHO Publishes Collaborative Report to Address Flu Vaccinations Among Older Adults 12/09/2022
National Association of County and City Health Officials’ Podcast From Washington: Local Health Leader Discusses Health Equity 12/09/2022
Three U.S. Health Departments Awarded in the VIRA Chatbot Competition Health departments will use custom AI chatbots to address COVID-19 misinformation 11/28/2022
NACCHO Research: Harassment Targeting Local Public Health Associated With Dire Outcomes on an Already Stretched Workforce 11/22/2022
National Association of County and City Health Officials’ Awarded 2022 Fries Prize for Improving Public Health During COVID-19 11/07/2022
NACCHO Podcast: Local Health Departments Respond to Monkeypox 11/01/2022
NACCHO Awards Nearly $175K to Five Sites for Projects to Connect People Who Use Substances to Harm Reduction Services 09/30/2022
NACCHO Podcast: The Future of Public Health Emergency Preparedness 09/29/2022
Melanie J. Hutton, RN, MSN, Administrator of the Cooper County Public Health Center Elected to NACCHO's Board of Directors 09/01/2022
Shelia Hiddleson, RN, MS, Health Commissioner for the Delaware Public Health District in Ohio, Elected to NACCHO's Board of Directors 08/16/2022
Paul Pettit, Health Director of the Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments, Elected to NACCHO’s Board of Directors 08/10/2022
Damon Chaplin, Public Health Director of the New Bedford Health Department, Re-elected to NACCHO's Board of Directors 08/10/2022
Dr. Meena Brewster, St. Mary’s County Health Officer, Elected to NACCHO's Board of Directors 08/08/2022
NACCHO Awards $1.35 Million to Support Identifying and Addressing Inequities in Adult Influenza and COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage Among Racial and Ethnic Populations 08/02/2022
NACCHO Awards New Implementing Overdose Response Strategies at the Local Level (IOPSLL) Funding 08/01/2022
Introducing the 2022 Vector Control Collaborative Cohort 07/29/2022
NACCHO Announces the 2022 Model and Promising Practice Award Winners 07/20/2022
NACCHO Announces the 2022 Innovative Practice Award Winners 07/20/2022
Bruce Dart Awarded NACCHO's Highest Honor, the Maurice “Mo” Mullet Lifetime of Service Award 07/20/2022
NACCHO Honors Chelsea Cipriano of the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene as the 2022 Advocate of the Year 07/20/2022
Livestream Sessions at NACCHOs’ 2022 Annual Conference, July 19-21 07/19/2022
Margaret Jahn Is President of the National Association of County and City Health Officials 07/05/2022
Dr. Pramod Dwivedi Is President-Elect of the National Association of County and City Health Officials 07/05/2022
NACCHO Applauds Important Investments in House L-HHS Appropriations Bill 07/05/2022
West Virginia Local Public Health Leader Michael Kilkenny, MD Elected Vice President of the National Association of County and City Health Officials 07/01/2022
NACCHO Announces 2022-2023 Officers and Board of Directors 06/29/2022
NACCHO Applauds Passage of Safer Communities Act 06/28/2022
NACCHO Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Decision on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health 06/24/2022
NACCHO Announces $9.5 Million in Awards to Local Medical Reserve Corps Units and State Coordinators 06/14/2022
NACCHO Awards $300,000 in Funding to Local Health Departments to Support Efforts to Decrease Vaccine Hesitancy 06/09/2022
First Nationwide Baseline Assessment of Local Vector Programs’ Tick Activities Reveals 1 in 5 Conduct Surveillance 05/18/2022
NACCHO Announces Ten Health Department Grantees to Pilot the Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP) 2.0 Materials 05/18/2022
Gun Violence and Racism Create an Intertwined Public Health Crisis Requiring Immediate Action 05/18/2022
National Association of County and City Health Officials Applauds the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Updated Adult Hepatitis B Vaccination Recommendations 04/29/2022
National Association of County and City Health Officials Awards $2.3 Million in Funding to Prevent Outbreaks of Infectious Diseases in Healthcare Settings 04/25/2022
National Association of County and City Health Officials Announces Health Equity Overdose Prevention and Response Mentorship Program Participants 04/22/2022
Cases of Sexually Transmitted Diseases Increased During Year One of the COVID-19 Pandemic According to CDC Data 04/12/2022
Public Health Groups Announce Grantees for National Evaluation of Social Determinants of Health Initiative 04/07/2022
2022 Climate and Health Adaptation Program Grantees Announced 04/05/2022
Fairfax County Health Department’s Acute Communicable and Emerging Diseases Program Team Honored as an Infection Prevention and Control Champion 03/29/2022
National Association of County and City Health Officials Awards New Overdose Response Project Funding 03/22/2022
National Association of County and City Health Officials’ Data Featured in New Study on Pandemic-Related Workplace Violence Among Public Health Officials 03/18/2022
National Association of County and City Health Officials Announces More Than $1 Million in Medical Reserve Corps Operational Readiness Awards 03/07/2022
The National Association of County and City Health Officials Announces Grants, Resources to Address Rises in Congenital Syphilis 02/28/2022
The National Association of County and City Health Officials Awards More Than $3 Million to Address Substance Use 02/07/2022
NACCHO's Podcast from Washington Featuring Chief Executive Officer Lori Tremmel Freeman 02/04/2022
Joint Statement: Public Health Agencies Transitioning Away from Universal Case Investigation and Contact Tracing for Individual Cases of COVID-19 01/25/2022
The National Association of County and City Health Officials Announces $80,000 in Grants to Advance Health Equity in Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Efforts 01/19/2022
Application Open for 2022 Samuel J. Crumbine Consumer Protection Award for Excellence in Food Protection 01/18/2022
NACCHO Applauds Reintroduction of Strengthening the Public Health Workforce Act in the Senate 01/14/2022

NACCHO staff members have shared their expertise in the following news items during 2021:

First Quarter 2021 (Jan - Mar)

Title Source Date
Coronavirus vaccine has arrived, but frustrated Americans are struggling to sign up The Washington Post 01/03/2021
As coronavirus death toll surpasses 350,000, Trump calls U.S. count ‘far exaggerated’ The Washington Post 01/03/2021
Public Health Experts Decry Slow Vaccination Campaign As ‘Unconscionable’ Talking Points Memo 01/04/2021
The Daily 202: Freshman senators backing Trump’s baseless election challenge showcase Republican radicalization The Washington Post 01/04/2021
As coronavirus loss of life toll surpasses 350,000, Trump phone calls U.S. rely ‘far exaggerated’ Critic Journal 01/04/2021
Frustration builds over slow pace of vaccine rollout The Hill 01/05/2021
Why Is It Taking So Long to Get Americans Vaccinated? The New York Times 01/05/2021
With So Many Americans Clamoring For Vaccine, Why Are Doses Waiting In The Freezer? NPR Station WBUR 01/06/2021
Vaccine rollout needs more fed guidance, resources National Journal 01/07/2021
Here's How The U.S. Can Jump-Start Its Sluggish COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout NPR 01/08/2021
When can YOU get the vaccine? It depends on your health, occupation and where you live CNN 01/08/2021
States to receive initial $3 billion infusion for vaccines Associated Press / PBS News Hour 01/08/2021
How will the self-employed get vaccinated? There’s no clear answer The Los Angeles Times 01/11/2021
US shifts to speed COVID shots as cases and deaths rise Associated Press / ABC News 01/12/2021
Local health officials doubt federal pivot on Covid-19 vaccines will help in time CNN 01/12/2021
As sites shift from Covid-19 testing to vaccinations, health officials warn balance is needed CNN 01/13/2021
Biden requests $415 billion from Congress to ramp up the country’s Covid-19 response STAT News 01/14/2021
Vaccine Frenzy Stokes Frustration as States Race to Scale Up Bloomberg Law 01/14/2021
Vaccine Frenzy Stokes Frustration as States Race to Scale Up Bloomberg Quint 01/14/2021
J&J Sees Decision on Vaccine Clearance Coming by March Bloomberg 01/13/2021
Amid last minute changes and funding shortfalls, Biden adviser predicts a slow start to the ‘100 million vaccines in 100 days’ goal STAT News 01/14/2021
The latest on the coronavirus pandemic and vaccines CNN 01/14/2021
New CDC director takes over beleaguered agency amid crisis The Associated Press / Yahoo! News 01/20/2021
Frustrations Mount for U.S. Seniors Seeking Access to COVID Vaccines HealthDay 01/25/2021
Health Department Resignations Slow COVID Vaccine Distribution Montana Public Radio 01/26/2021
Testing sidelined as health departments focus on vaccination The Verge 01/26/2021
Vaccine rollout stumbles as a 'Hunger Games' approach leaves states and counties to fend for themselves CNN 01/26/2021
Regional public health overdose response projects receive national funding The Pitch (Kansas City) 01/27/2021
New COVID-19 Cases Plunge 25% or More as Behavior Changes Kaiser Health News / U.S. News & World Report 01/28/2021
DeKalb’s ‘very limited supply’ of vaccines unlikely to change soon Atlanta Journal Constitution 01/28/2021
Testing Pushed Aside as Health Departments Shift Focus to Vaccinations Cheddar 01/29/2021
Delayed doses, unfulfilled requests and last-minute allocations: Inside the vaccine rollout NBC News 01/29/2021
Computer-Shy Elderly Are Shouldered Aside in Vaccination Race Bloomberg 01/30/2021
Local health officials were doing their job. In the pandemic, that came with death threats and harassment CNN 01/31/2021
With mass vaccination, medical volunteers face a new test Salon 02/01/2021
Why don’t Americans trust public health agencies? MPR News 02/02/2021
States take back hundreds of thousands of vaccine doses held in federal long-term care program CNN 02/02/2021
States complain feds' data system is holding up vaccination effort POLITICO 02/04/2021
States Pre-empt Cities Almost to the Point of Irrelevance Governing 02/08/2021
Ulster fatal overdoses nearly doubled in 2020; new funding announced Hudson Valley 1 02/09/2021
COVID-19 variants further strain public health agencies Stateline / Your Sun 02/09/2021
Jumping hurdles for a second dose of Covid-19 vaccine CNN 02/09/2021
COVID-19 variants further strain public health agencies Stateline / The Garden City Telegram 02/10/2021
Ulster County to tackle opioid OD spike Mid Hudson News 02/10/2021
8 percent vaccinated in Clermont County The Clermont Sun 02/10/2021
More Americans say they're willing to take a Covid-19 vaccine, but supply issues remain CNN 02/11/2021
Help is on the way for unvaccinated, homebound seniors: AARP McKnight's Senior Living 02/12/2021
Manatee County part of effort to overcome concerns about the COVID-19 vaccine Manatee Herald Tribune 02/12/2021
Covid-19 vaccination is key for people with underlying health conditions, but access varies state to state CNN 02/12/2021
Biden looks past anger at Silicon Valley to get help on vaccines POLITICO 02/16/2021
US government expects 'widespread delays' in Covid-19 vaccine shipments due to severe weather CNN 02/17/2021
Here's how severe weather is affecting Covid-19 vaccinations in these states CNN 02/18/2021
How To Sign Up For A COVID-19 Vaccine In Your State NPR 02/18/2021
Winter storms delay distribution of 6 million coronavirus vaccine doses The Washington Post 02/19/2021
Vaccine Appointment Link Sharing ‘Highly Problematic’ for Health Departments Route Fifty 02/19/2021
Many California Counties Short On Shots As Severe Weather Across US Squeezes COVID-19 Vaccine Supply Line CBS News Sacramento 02/19/2021
Urgency to ramp up vaccination clashes with Biden’s equity focus POLITICO 02/22/2021
Garfield County’s COVID-19 work to be presented on CDC panel Post Independent 02/22/2021
House Hearing: To Get COVID Vax Confidence, Be Both 'Fast and Fair'" MedPage Today 02/22/2021
Helping People Find Covid-19 Vaccines Is Aim of C.D.C.-Backed Site The New York Times 02/24/2021
Lack of equity within priority groups leaves Covid-19's most vulnerable without vaccine, analysis suggests CNN 02/25/2021
Local Leaders Partnering on COVID Vaccinations: Cities and Health Departments National League of Cities 02/25/2021
HEALTH CARE BRIEFING: Becerra Assuages GOP on ‘Medicare for All’ Bloomberg Government 02/25/2021
Insults, Threats of Violence Still Imperil Public Health Leaders MedPage Today 02/25/2021
Durbin Discusses COVID-19 Response With Illinois Public Health Officials Sen. Durbin's Office 02/25/2021
Manatee County at Center of Nationwide Project Aimed at Curtailing Vaccine Concerns Spectrum News 9 02/26/2021
The latest on the coronavirus pandemic and vaccines CNN 02/26/2021
NACDS, NACCHO discuss pharmacy partnerships with health departments for COVID-19 vaccines Drugstore News 02/26/2021
The new vaccine is a valuable weapon against Covid-19, and its rollout will be quick, officials say CNN 02/27/2021
Some states offering Covid vaccines by age. It's simpler, but is it fair? NBC News 02/27/2021
Connecticut Is Doling Out Vaccines Based Strictly on Age. It’s Simpler, but Is it Fair? Kaiser Health News 03/01/2021
St. Mary's Community Partners Awarded Grant to Address Childhood Trauma The Bay Net 03/01/2021
Community Partners Awarded Grant to Address Childhood Trauma The Southern Maryland Chronicle 03/01/2021
Six Non-Profits In Frederick County To Examine Health Disparities WFMD Radio 03/01/2021
COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy Slows Race to Defang the Virus Stateline 03/02/2021
Pandemic Highlights Chronic Underfunding of Public Health Workforce WNPR 03/02/2021
How references to structural racism got cut from a Md. bill on health disparities The Washington Post 03/02/2021
U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee holds hearing on the state of national public health infrastructure NACo 03/02/2021
IEM Insight: Support Your Local Public Health Officer and Emergency Manager IEM Insight 03/03/2021
Data and Door Knocking: One City's Push for Racial Equity in Vaccines Tradeoffs 03/04/2021
Downward trend in COVID cases ‘encouraging’ The Clermont Sun 03/04/2021
Hospitals will likely continue to have staffing shortages despite falling COVID-19 cases Healthcare Finance News 03/04/2021
How Moving the Homeless to Hotels During the Pandemic Helps Everyone HealthDay 03/05/2021
ICU physician shortage will push hundreds of US counties into crisis, analysts predict Becker's Hospital Review 03/05/2021
How Moving the Homeless to Hotels During the Pandemic Helps Everyone HealthDay 03/05/2021
Nonprofits hope grant will lead to health equity in Frederick County The Frederick News-Post 03/09/2021
NC Public Health Departments Called Overworked, Underfunded Public News Service 03/11/2021
States embrace Biden’s bold new vaccine promise — with caution POLITICO 03/12/2021
COVID-19 offers lessons on how to prepare for the next public health disaster Modern Healthcare 03/13/2021
Contact Tracers Have Tracked the Spread of COVID-19 Fatigue VICE 03/15/2021
U.S. Rep. Andy Harris takes break from debates to administer COVID vaccine at Harford clinic in Aberdeen Baltimore Sun 03/16/2021
GOP Rep Helps Administer COVID-19 Vaccines: ‘More Fun Than Being In DC’ Talking Points Memo 03/16/2021
Landmark Covid Relief Law Pumps More Than $100 Billion Into Public Health Kaiser Health News 03/18/2021
COVID scams on the rise amid chaotic vaccine rollout and distribution delays New Pittsburgh Courier 03/19/2021
U.S. COVID-19 Testing Has Dropped Dramatically Stateline 03/22/2021
Gavin Newsom feared a vaccine nightmare. So he outsourced California’s rollout. POLITICO 03/22/2021
World Happiness Report 2021 Reveals The Happiest Country In The World & What Makes A Country Happy Your Tango 03/22/2021
Worrying experts, COVID testing is declining nationwide. Where does Pa. fall? | Tuesday Morning Coffee Pennsylvania Capital Star 03/23/2021
Snapshot Of COVID-19 Vaccine Intentions Highlights Challenges Of Achieving Community Immunity Goals Science Magazine 03/24/2021
How many Covid-19 vaccine doses are in play now -- and what to expect next CNN Health 03/25/2021
After U.S. failures on Covid, Congress is working to prepare America to fight the next pandemic" STAT News 03/25/2021
The CDC is tracking a recent uptick in Covid-19 cases. Its chief says spring breakers and eased restrictions concern her CNN Health 03/26/2021
COVID showed the cracks in society. How can we fix them? 03/28/2021
Another Covid-19 surge is avoidable, top health officials say. Here's what could fuel or curb another spike, WRCB-TV 03/28/2021

Second Quarter 2021 (Apr-Jun)

Title Source Date
J&J says Covid-19 vaccine still on track despite manufacturing snafu CNN Health 04/01/2021
Public health workforce in dire need of long-term investment: Biden proposes Public Health Job Corps The Nation's Health 04/01/2021
California’s ‘Army’ of Contact Tracers Never Quite Panned Out Los Angeles Magazine 04/05/2021
Investing In Evidence To Inform Practice: Reimagining The US Public Health System Health Affairs 04/06/2021
Congress shoveled out billions to boost contact tracing. It may have come too late. POLITICO 04/06/2021
‘We’re Apollo 13-ing this vaccine rollout’ Yahoo! News 04/07/2021
UT School of Nursing serving underserved communities with mobile vaccine clinic KVUE News (Austin) 04/07/2021
Local health officials improvise, find ways to rollout COVID vaccine news4global 04/07/2021
Vaccines push COVID-19 tests to the sidelines National Journal 04/08/2021
Collaboration Tools Connect Health Agencies Working Remotely in a Crisis State Tech 04/09/2021
Biden pursues giant boost for science spending Nature 04/09/2021
States have been slow to order allotted vaccine doses, spurring calls for new approach The Washington Post 04/10/2021
Longtime DeKalb health director leaving for White House job The Atlanta Journal Constitution 04/13/2021
AM TRACE Announces Diamond Partnership With National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) Yahoo! Finance 04/13/2021
Rhode Island Department of Health provides COVID-19 vaccination update What's Up Newp 04/16/2021
Johnson & Johnson pause slows vaccines for homeless, homebound CQ Roll Call 04/16/2021
Covid-19 vaccine demand is slowing in parts of the US. Now an uphill battle starts to get more shots into arms CNN 04/18/2021
People fly to Cortez for coronavirus vaccines, but some who live in southwest Colorado can’t reach a clinic The Colorado Sun 04/20/2021
The Health 202: Here's where we stand on the vaccination effort, four months in The Washington Post 04/20/2021
Snag a vaccine appointment, then face the next hurdle: how to get there? KHN/Salon 04/21/2021
A Year Into Covid, States Debate Public Health Shutdown Powers Route Fifty 04/21/2021
April 21 coronavirus news CNN 04/21/2021
White House invites CUPHD’s Julie Pryde to speak at virtual event WCIA 04/22/2021
Vaccine hesitancy in Hinds County, Mississippi, is a story shared elsewhere CNN 04/23/2021
Michigan’s outbreak worries scientists. Will conservative outposts keep pandemic rolling? KHN / PBS News Hour 04/23/2021
As COVID-19 cases spike in younger populations, health departments turn to schools for help WCMU/NPR 04/26/2021
Federal E-Cigarette Tax Bill Introduced in U.S. Senate Vapor Voice 04/26/2021
Door knocking works to get information to immigrant communities. Why aren’t more places using it for Covid-19? STAT News 04/27/2021
Health department funding has plummeted over decade; Columbus not alone The News Reporter 04/28/2021
A year into COVID, states debate public health shutdown powers Salon 04/28/2021
Moderna to ship larger vials of its Covid-19 vaccine by late May MSN 04/28/2021
Manufacturers change shipment sizes as coronavirus vaccine demand falls KCTV-5 04/29/2021
Weekly average of new Covid-19 deaths in US hits lowest point since July CNN Health 04/29/2021
Do public health officials need to be political activists? A fight over an HIV crisis renews the question STAT News 04/30/2021
Effects of Threats, Harassment Directed at Public Health Officials May Outlast Pandemic California Health Care Foundation 05/03/2021
States ready plans to vaccinate 12-to-15-year-olds against Covid-19 CNN Health 05/05/2021
Healthcare heroes: The public-health workers who quietly slowed the spread of COVID-19 05/07/2021
Idaho adds 233 COVID-19 cases; state awarded money for response and vaccine efforts The Idaho Statesman 05/11/2021
Moffat County health to receive $25K for vaccination education Craig Press 05/12/2021
Another Pandemic ‘To Do’ on the List for Schools: Contact Tracing Kaiser Health News 05/13/2021
Biden’s New ‘Disease Detectives’ to Ramp Up as Covid Drops Bloomberg Law 05/13/2021
A Principal And His Tape Measure: Schools Are Helping Do COVID-19 Contact Tracing NPR 05/14/2021
Replacing Farley as Philadelphia health commissioner could take months, even as the pandemic lurches on The Philadelphia Inquirer 05/14/2021
CDC Urges Docs to Puncture Vaccine Vial—Even for Just One Person Stateline 05/14/2021
Tampa Bay’s mass vaccination sites wind down as rollout hits new phase Tampa Bay Times 05/20/2021
Burgess bill aims to bolster public health workforce The Ripon Advance 05/20/2021
The Biden Administration’s Big Investment In Public Health WABE Radio - Atlanta NPR 05/21/2021
The pandemic has pushed more than 250 public health officials out the door CNN 05/23/2021
5 Things to Know Before Going to the Pool This Summer AARP Magazine 05/24/2021
How Montana's New Laws Limit Public Health Powers Montana NPR Station 05/24/2021
After brutal year, Kansas and Missouri public health officials consider their future Kansas City Star 05/30/2021
These 8 States Passed Legislation to Limit Public Health Officials’ Authority Route Fifty 06/01/2021
Health officials turn to Black-owned barber shops and hair salons as possible Covid-19 vaccination sites CNN Health 06/02/2021
States Are Passing Laws That Threaten Public Health, Report Finds MedPage Today 06/03/2021
Brookline Health Department Recognized For Innovation Amid COVID Patch 06/04/2021
When the next pandemic hits, some state officials will find their hands tied Yahoo! News 06/04/2021
Why Contact Tracing Couldn't Keep Up With The U.S. COVID Outbreak NPR Buffalo 06/06/2021
Placing checks-and-balances on public health officials The Orange County Register 06/06/2021
San Antonio Metro Health receives awards for COVID-19 outreach programs News 4 San Antonio 06/08/2021
Health Dept. Honored As "Gold Innovative Practice Awardee" Patch Tucson 06/08/2021
Michigan bet big on mass vaccine events for COVID-19. It didn’t work out as hoped. Yahoo! News 06/09/2021
Health department receives 2021 Bronze Innovative Practice Award Frankfort State Journal 06/09/2021
States begin scaling back daily Covid-19 data reporting as federal officials try to vaccinate more Americans CNN Health 06/10/2021
CDC says fully vaccinated people don't have to wear masks in open-air areas of public transit or at outdoor sections of hubs CNN Health 06/10/2021
Ionia County Health Department honored for COVID-19 pandemic program Ionia Sentinel-Standard 06/11/2021
County health agencies — fighting disease — also have to fight for state funds Cal Matters 06/11/2021
CDC says fully vaccinated people don't have to wear masks in open-air areas of public transit or at outdoor sections of hubs CNN Health 06/11/2021
States move to ban 'vaccine passports' Center for Public Integrity 06/18/2021
A 'tough nut to crack': States race to vaccinate young adults against Covid-19 CNN Health 06/24/2021
Dozens of public health agencies encourage vaccine benefits outweigh risks The Hill 06/24/2021
Covid-19 Contact Tracers Race Against Delta Variant in the U.S. The Wall Street Journal 06/29/2021
Fauci warns there may soon be 'two Americas' as divide widens between vaccinated and unvaccinated areas CNN Health 06/30/2021
The Delta variant has now been detected in all 50 states and Washington, DC CNN Health 06/30/2021

Third Quarter 2021 (July-Sep)

Title Source Date
Cindy Wilson: Head of county public health nursing feels families’ anguish amid COVID 07/02/2021
Barbershops and Hair Salons Are Enlisted in Covid-19 Vaccine Push The Wall Street Journal 07/04/2021
People Urged to Get COVID-19 Vaccines Despite Slight Cardiac Risks U.S. Pharmacist 07/07/2021
Missed Shot: County falls just short of mid-year COVID vaccination goals Tucson Weekly 07/08/2021
EDITORIAL: Talk to the experts for COVID-19 vaccine info Yahoo! News 07/08/2021
A Missouri couple says they dragged their feet on getting the Covid-19 vaccine. Then they got sick Anderson Cooper 07/09/2021
Some states move to block Covid-19 vaccine requirements in public schools CNN Health 07/13/2021
Tennessee is halting outreach on all vaccines for adolescents, including for Covid-19 CNN Health 07/14/2021
Fights over COVID-19 vaccines are spilling over to other types of shots The Verge 07/15/2021
U.S. Surgeon General Issues Call to Counter 'Urgent Threat' of Vaccine Misinformation HealthDay 07/16/2021
Republicans have become the Death Wish Party Salon 07/17/2021
Pandemic Backlash Leaves Cities With Less Decision-Making Power Bloomberg Law 07/19/2021
U.S. Surgeon General Backs Local Mask Mandates When Needed HealthDay / 07/19/2021
White House renews COVID-19 public health emergency Sinclair Broadcast Group 07/20/2021
US renews 'public health emergency' declaration due to Covid-19 pandemic CNN Health 07/20/2021
Public health officials have tools to beat back Covid again. Does anyone want to use them? STAT News 07/22/2021
From heroes to 'all of a sudden ... a villain': How online harassment turned to public health officials MSN / USA Today 07/22/2021
Biden health officials begin discussing mask recommendations as variants surge cases CNN Politics 07/22/2021
Republican bid to limit health officials could cause ‘preventable tragedies’ – experts The Guardian 07/23/2021
As coronavirus surges, GOP lawmakers are moving to limit public health powers The Washington Post 07/25/2021
Debate emerges around Covid-19 testing strategies in schools as districts plan to reopen CNN Health 07/26/2021
Kresge joins new coalition to modernize and advance the U.S. public health system The Kresge Foundation 07/28/2021
14 Minnesota barbershops, salons participating in 'Shots at the Shop' KSTP Channel 5 07/28/2021
Democrats consider scaling back new funds to fight next pandemic The Hill 07/29/2021
Bus stop by bus stop, Denver-area officials microtarget vaccine hesitancy Denver Post 07/29/2021
New State Laws Hamstring Public Health Officials The Pew Charitable Trust 07/29/2021
Schumer makes bold promises on climate, he can't let Sinema break them Daily Kos 07/29/2021
Pressure grows on CDC to expand tracking of Covid-19 breakthrough cases POLITICO 07/30/2021
Compliance and Defiance: States React to New CDC Mask Guidelines Stateline 08/03/2021
'Stunning': Democrats Considering Major Cuts to Future Pandemic Preparedness Common Dreams 08/03/2021
New opioid treatment center coming to Port Orange after nationwide 2020 uptick in deaths Daytona Beach News-Journal 08/03/2021
Vaccination numbers rising in Miami-Dade as officials push shots to combat COVID-19 Delta Variant WPLG-TV, Miami / Dade 08/04/2021
As debate around school mask mandates heats up, local health officials fear for their safety CNN Health 08/04/2021
Shave And A Haircut, Two Shots: NY Salons Jump Into Vaccine Outreach Gothamist 08/04/2021
The Pandemic Has Devastated the Mental Health of Public Health Workers Stateline 08/05/2021
Some states banning mask mandates in schools also have fewest teens vaccinated CNN Health 08/05/2021
Mississippi to offer $1,000 to African American salons as part of ‘Shots at the Shop’ program WLOX 08/05/2021
Lori Tremmel Freeman's Appearance on Erin Burnett's Program CNN 08/06/2021
Kansas, Missouri could take months to reach key vaccination threshold as delta surges Kansas City Star 08/08/2021
Marjorie Taylor Greene fans cheered low vaccination rate in Alabama, which tossed 65,000 doses The Washington Post 08/09/2021
Pandemic and politics drive mass exodus of WA public health leaders Crosscut Seattle 08/09/2021
Defense Health Agency’s COVID-19 Vaccine Research Sparks Controversy U.S. Medicine 08/10/2021
With delta variant spreading, Broome County ready to help with PPE stockpile Spectrum News 1 08/11/2021
Spread of delta variant ignites covid hot spots in highly vaccinated parts of the U.S., Post analysis finds The Washington Post 08/12/2021
What Will It Take to Recruit and Retain Public Health Workers? Governing 08/12/2021
Qualifications of local health directors under scrutiny as politics overtakes pandemic debate St. Louis Post-Dispatch 08/12/2021
Has COVID taught us anything about pandemic preparedness? Nature 08/13/2021
SC is not tracking mild COVID-19 ‘breakthrough cases’ as delta variant surges. Why? The Sun News 08/13/2021
Inside America’s Covid-reporting breakdown POLITICO 08/15/2021
‘Shots at the Shops’ hopes to vaccinate community and dispel vaccine myths at hair salons and barbershops Newport News WAVY-TV 08/17/2021
Public Health Struggles With Pandemic and Politics Governing 08/19/2021
Among children, older teens are seeing the highest Covid-19 case rates CNN Health 08/26/2021
COVID Booster Rollout (Probably) Won’t Repeat Spring Scramble Stateline 08/27/2021
Strain of pandemic harms mental health of public health workers: CDC survey reports high stress levels The Nation's Health 09/01/2021
The Troubling State of Public Health AJN 09/01/2021
In a 'sea change' for the agency, CDC is sharing data earlier CNN Health 09/01/2021
Pfizer aims to offer new COVID vaccine packaging options that could increase accessibility and decrease wasted doses CBS News 09/02/2021
Finally, New Federal Cash Will Bolster Public Health Ranks Stateline 09/03/2021
CVS – Abbott warns of constraints on Covid-19 home test supply as Delta surge leads to ‘unprecedented demand’ Fintech News 09/04/2021
Lori Tremmel Freeman on COVID-19 Boosters and Testing C-Span 09/06/2021
Apple and Google contact-tracing apps barely used in US: Investigation Business Insider 09/06/2021
L.A. County contact tracers struggle to reach, interview people with COVID-19 Los Angeles Times 09/12/2021
Q&A With Mayoral Candidate Yvonne Spicer Framingham Source 09/13/2021
Over Half of States Have Rolled Back Public Health Powers in Pandemic Kaiser Health News 09/15/2021
COVID-19 booster debate rages days before target rollout date CQ Roll Call 09/15/2021
Over 300 Public Health Leaders Have Left Jobs Amid COVID Pandemic Newsweek 09/15/2021
Republican-Led States Limit Power To Enact COVID Safety Protocols, Says New Report International Business Times 09/15/2021
Local health departments planning for potential Covid-19 booster rollout, but there is still 'some confusion' CNN Health 09/16/2021
There is no question about the effectiveness of vaccines, expert says, as FDA weighs possible booster shot CNN Health 09/16/2021
Who Said That Governing 09/16/2021
What will the Covid-19 booster roll out look like? Public health groups plan as they await details STAT News 09/17/2021
How Contact Tracing Breaks the Chain of COVID-19 Transmission Bloomberg Public Health 09/17/2021
Let's Fix Things for Good Bloomberg Public Health 09/17/2021
Two-for-one vaccine clinics fight flu and Covid, too CNN Health 09/21/2021
Alzheimer’s Association & Health Organization Awarding Framingham Healthy Brain Initiative Grant Framingham Source 09/23/2021
Sarasota Department of Health Receives Funding to Address Dementia on Local Level Sarasota Magazine 09/23/2021
When public health becomes public enemy Montana Free Press 09/272021
Confusion over Covid-19 boosters lingers as states roll out shots POLITICO 09/28/2021
Placer County Public Health first in California to receive new grant to expand Alzheimer’s initiative 09/29/2021
Department Of Health In Sarasota County Awarded Healthy Brain Initiative Grant SRQ Magazine 09/29/2021

Fourth Quarter (Sept - Jan 2021)

Title Source Date
Threats, long hours, 'drive-by heckling': Public health officials in Michigan near breaking point amid backlash over COVID orders Michigan NPR 10/01/2021
Placer County Public Health first in California to receive new grant to expand Alzheimer’s initiative Public CEO 10/01/2021
Public health vulnerable to cyberattacks during COVID-19 outbreak: US alert issued The Nation's Health 10/04/2021
HHS vaccination ads use a new tactic to increase Covid-19 vaccination rates: fear CNN Health 10/06/2021
Biden's investment in rapid Covid-19 tests is a good start, but not nearly enough, experts say CNN Health 10/07/2021
More people are getting Covid-19 vaccine boosters than getting their first shots, CDC data shows CNN Health 10/08/2021
Harrison named board president of national health group The Daily Dispatch 10/13/2021
Business awards earned in Tucson and Southern Arizona 10/13/2021
COVID's Push and Pull on the Public Health Workforce Tradeoffs 10/14/2021
As pandemic rages on, Spokane health district employees say poor leadership is driving dozens to leave agency Inlander 10/14/2021
Vaccine mix-ups are rare and there are systems in place to keep it that way CNN Health 10/16/2021
Threats, Resignations and 100 New Laws: Why Public Health Is in Crisis The New York Times 10/18/2021
Community actions can support racial healing, health equity: New policy papers chart roadmap The Nation's Heallth 10/18/2021
Should Cleveland and Cuyahoga County merge the health departments? Idea Stream Public Media 10/18/2021
Garland Asked to Help Protect Public Health Department Officials and Staff from Threats of Violence Homeland Security News 10/18/2021
Public health officials in the U.S. need federal protection from abuse and threats, a national group says. The New York Times 10/19/2021
Iowa Democratic Party leader says he was target of racist threats Reuters 10/19/2021
Public Health Workers Request Federal Aid to Combat Threats Route Fifty 10/19/2021
Why the US public health system is worse off than before Covid-19 Advisory Board 10/20/2021
Garland expected to face intense questioning on controversial school board memo, other ongoing crises Fox News 10/20/2021
IAFP asks for award nominations for 2022 annual meeting and conference Food Safety News 10/20/2021
Senior Citizens Obtaining Flu Vaccinations Scripps Television 10/21/2021
Coronavirus response | As vaccine mandates kick in, health officials seek protection from harassment Champaign News-Gazette 10/22/2021
Public Health Workers Make Case for Student Loan Repayment Program Route Fifty 10/26/2021
Public health groups worry threats to local officials could escalate as US plans vaccine rollout for kids CNN Health 10/28/2021
Four in 10 Wisconsin health officers have retired or resigned since the COVID-19 pandemic began Green Bay Press Gazette 10/28/2021
Health Department Presented with Three Grants in 2021 Westford Cat News 10/31/2021
America's public servants are being terrorized with death threats. The 'emotional toll' is lasting. USA Today / Yahoo! News 10/31/2021
ECDOH coordinates 'Shots at the Shop' COVID-19 vaccine clinic with Bougie Nail Boutique in Buffalo Niagara Frontier Publications 11/01/2021
Controversy Over Public Health Authority American Journal of Nursing 11/01/2021
Syphilis is resurging in the U.S., a sign of public health's funding crisis NPR 11/01/2021
Sarasota County ahead of curve on COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy Herald Tribune 11/02/2021
Report: 1.8M Metro residents’ health threatened by climate crisis CBS Affiliate Station KOIN 11/04/2021
Hamilton County mayor decries state stripping of local public health powers Chattanooga Times Free Press 11/07/2021
The Pressing Need for Public Health Investment California Health Care Foundation 11/08/2021
City of Milwaukee resources to fight the opioid crisis rely heavily on grants WTMJ-TV 11/09/2021
OPINION: Our Hamilton County state lawmakers betrayed us with their COVID-19 votes Chattanooga Times Free Press 11/09/2021
Study shows how Huntington gailed ground in fighting opioid crisis before COVID-19 Herald-Dispatch 11/14/2021
GOP opposition to vaccine mandates extends far beyond Covid-19 STAT News 11/17/2021
“We are going to make you beg for mercy”: America’s public servants face a wave of threats Vox 11/18/2021
CDC recommends Covid-19 boosters for all adults CNN Health 11/19/2021
As Kansas lawmakers gather to fight COVID-19 vaccine mandates, some want to go further Kansas City Star 11/22/2021
This Thanksgiving, We Are Thankful for the Country's Local Health Departments! Yahoo! News 11/24/2021
Fines, citations but no compliance: How some restaurants have defied L.A. County on COVID-19 The Los Angeles Times 11/26/2021
As omicron emerges, a tired public has little appetite for new restrictions The Washington Post 11/29/2021
Marin, Sonoma nonprofits get $500K in grants for COVID response in vulnerable communities North Bay Business Journal 12/02/2021
Sending the right message about the omicron variant is tricky NPR 12/02/2021
COVID-19 Hit This County Hard. A Weakened Health Department Still Can’t Get People Vaccinated. ProPublica 12/06/2021
Bipartisan Policy Center issues report on modernizing U.S. public healthcare systems Homeland Preparedness News 12/06/2021
With Omicron, a Chance for a Public Health Reboot Governing 12/07/2021
Report offers roadmap for modernizing U.S. public health system Philanthropy News Digest 12/08/2021
Covid-19 could eventually be seasonal, scientists say CNN Health 12/10/2021
Amid Omicron Uncertainty, States Resist New Mandates Route 50 12/10/2021
Some anti-vaxxers opt for physical intimidation Gulf Today 12/14/2021
Branch-Hillsdale-St. Joseph health officer gets raise and 1-year extension despite public opposition Fox 47 12/14/2021
Omicron evades Moderna vaccine too, study suggests, but boosters help Wisconsin NPR 12/15/2021
Flu and Covid-19 cases rising in much of the US CNN Health 12/15/2021
Delta plus Omicron spells trouble CNN Politics 12/15/2021
Coronavirus update: Johnson & Johnson vaccine gets a review Consumer Affairs 12/16/2021
CDC committee recommends saying mRNA COVID vaccines 'preferred' over J&J shots Axios 12/16/2021
Katherine Wells elected to board for National Association of County and City Health Officials Fox 34 12/17/2021
The Omicron Variant Is Resistant to All Available Vaccines The National Interest 12/17/2021
Omicron, delta, and influenza are creating a 'perfect storm of public health impacts' Advisory Board 12/17/2021
Biden admin eyes a potentially stark shift in messaging around ending the pandemic CNN Politics 12/18/2021
Omicron and holidays unleash scramble for coronavirus tests across the U.S. The Washington Post 12/18/2021
Omicron Tracking in the U.S. Is Hindered by Data Gaps The Wall Street Journal 12/20/2021
COVID isn't finished with us Axios 12/20/2021
Napa Valley’s Mayacamas Winery rebuilds after 2017 fires; Sonoma County launches online solar permitting; Vallejo’s Touro gets more accreditations North Bay Business Journal 12/20/2021
This is exactly how climate change has already affected your state MSN 12/20/2021
The Rapid Spread Of Omicron Has Cities Scrambling To Cope With Demand For COVID Tests BuzzFeed 12/21/2021
CDC, NACCHO commission wastewater epidemiology study WaterWorld 12/22/2021
Tucson refugee resettlement program awarded $250K to aid in COVID prevention Arizona Daily Star 12/27/2021
U-CAP gets grant to help prevent COVID-19 in refugee, migrant and immigrant communities Lakeland Broadcasting 12/27/2021
What public health experts say about the about the CDC's new quarantine guidelines NPR 12/29/2021
Omicron puts pinch on Biden vaccine mandate efforts The Hill 12/30/2021
CDC changes to quarantine, isolation advice took local health officials by surprise CNN Health 12/30/2021

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 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 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 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 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 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

Fourth Quarter (Sept - Jan 2020)

Title Source Date
States push for more funds and guidance on vaccine distribution CQ Roll Call 10/01/2020
Public health, election staff team up to prepare for Election Day The Nation's Health 10/02/2020
Trump's mask hypocrisy: How COVID memos contradict the White House’s public face Salon / Kaiser Health Network 10/02/2020
Few Covid safeguards as Trump campaign restarts rallies POLITICO 10/082020
States are scrambling to build vaccine distribution infrastructure NPR Marketplace 10/08/2020
The state of US contact tracing: Is it working? PolitiFact 10/09/2020
As CDC’s Deadline for Submitting COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Plans Nears, States Say They’re Still Short on Guidance Morning Consult 10/09/2020
The Many, Maddening Hurdles To Contact Tracing The White House Outbreak NPR Station KUMN 10/09/2020
How risky is voting in person? Here’s how to navigate your options during the pandemic PBS 10/12/2020
The state of US contact tracing: Is it working? | Tampa Bay Times / Politifact 10/13/2020
Funding for vaccines, public health in the crosshairs of SCOTUS case National Journal 10/15/2020
In the US, 50 States Could Mean 50 Vaccine Rollout StrategiesAssociation of County and City Health Officials WIRED 10/16/2020
Health experts say 'herd immunity' strategy would kill thousands The Hill 10/16/2020
Town of Great Barrington Joins Health Experts in Condemning 'Herd Immunity' Death Cult That Bears Its Name Common Dreams 10/16/2020
Pandemic Politics May Divide A Three-County Health Department In Colorado NPR Station KUNR 10/16/2020">Dr. Umair A. Shah Named New Washington Secretary Of Health" YouTube 11/17/2020
Forming Partnerships With Public Health Departments, Part 1: Why It’s a Good Idea Shelter Force 10/23/2020
Health groups running get-out-vote social media videos in Florida Florida Politics 10/24/2020
Board set to consider declaration of racism as public health crisis The News Gazette 10/27/2020
States Will Need Billions to Distribute a COVID-19 Vaccine as Federal Funding Falls Short NBC Los Angeles 10/27/2020
What you need to prepare for the Covid-19 surge this season CNN 10/27/2020
Manalapan MRC-CERT receives funding from national association Central Jersey 10/28/2020
Here’s What Joe Biden Would Change On COVID-19 Starting Day One | news Huffington Post 10/28/2020
Is it safe to lick the ballot envelope? Public health officials take on the new challenge of making voting safe amid a pandemic STAT News 10/29/2020
Pence absent from Covid-19 planning calls for more than a month POLITICO 10/29/2020
Are schools safe? A growing body of evidence suggests that, with the right measures, they contribute little to virus spread. The Washington Post 12/30/2020
Health officials are quitting or getting fired amid outbreak Black News Channel 11/01/2020
Illinois is nearing its contact tracing hiring goal. Is it too late? Chicago Tribune 11/02/2020
NACCHO joins CDC Project Firstline to strengthen local public health capacity against infectious diseases Homeland Preparedness News 11/04/2020
Local Health Departments Find New Ways to Provide Flu Vaccines Route Fifty 11/06/2020
Pandemic Influenza Preparedness: Partnering With Schools Domestic Preparedness 11/09/2020
Biden Plans Sharp Change in Coronavirus Response Voice of America 11/10/2020
Vector-Borne Disease: CDC Report Outlines Key Steps for Prevention and Control in U.S. Entomology Today 11/12/2020
With Covid and Trump Both Raging, Governors Face Pandemic Alone Yahoo! Finance 11/12/2020
The Latest: Coronavirus deaths surpass 10,000 in hard-hit Massachusetts Portland Press Herald 11/12/2020
With Covid and Trump Both Raging, Governors Face Pandemic Alone BNN Bloomberg 11/12/2020
5 Points On Why The Latest COVID Crisis Is So Bad, And Why It’s Poised To Get Much Worse Talking Points Memo 11/12/2020
Trump Silent on Virus Surge as Cases and Deaths Rise Sharply BNN Bloomberg 11/13/2020
Missing From State Plans to Distribute the Coronavirus Vaccine: Money to Do It The New York Times 11/14/2020
The Covid curves are bending the wrong way POLITICO Pulse 11/16/2020
6 Side Hustles You Can Do From Home To Earn Extra Money Forbes 11/16/2020
Task force doubles down on rapid testing strategy to fight the coronavirus Center for Public Integrity 11/16/2020
Should Essential Retail Workers Get Vaccine Priority? CSB 11/17/2020
Polk Co. supervisor withdraws another anti-CAFO proposal, will continue pursuing regulation Wisconsin State Farmer 11/17/2020
Biden team ramps up outreach to public health groups STAT News 11/18/2020
Inoculations by December? States aren’t so sure POLITICO 11/18/2020
How Team Biden uses workarounds to prep for COVID-19 fight Christian Science Monitor 11/18/2020
States, Providers Hope COVID-19 Relief Wishlist Part Of Possible Omnibus Inside Health Policy 11/20/2020
Now that two highly effective Covid vaccines are within reach, we just have to get them to 7.8 billion people CNBC 11/18/2020
‘Logistical nightmare’: Fears dysfunctional Covid vaccine distribution delays in US could destroy doses United Kingdom Independent Newspaper 11/18/2020
Inoculations by December? States aren’t so sure. POLITICO 11/18/2020
Polk Co. supervisor withdraws another anti-CAFO proposal, will continue pursuing regulation Wisconsin State Farmer 11/18/2020
As drug overdose deaths soar, advocates fight uphill battle<.a> Milwaukee News Services 11/19/2020
As drug overdose deaths soar, advocates fight uphill battle – Milwaukee, Wisconsin Milwaukee Eminetra 11/19/2020
With Cold Weather Forcing Patrons Inside, How Safe Are Restaurants? HealthDay / U.S. News & World Report 11/19/2020
Who will get the first COVID vaccines? California and other states race to decide The Los Angeles Times 11/19/2020
Overdose Responders Struggle Against Rising Deaths Urban Milwaukee 11/20/2020
Who will get the first COVID vaccines? States race to decide The Bakersfield Californian 11/20/2020
Health care workers, nursing homes likely first in line for coronavirus vaccine; population formula will come into play The Los Angeles Times 11/20/2020
South Carolina's health agency is missing permanent leader as coronavirus pandemic worsens The Charleston Post and Courier 11/21/2020
COVID-19 vaccine poses logistical challenges for Pa. officials Pittsburgh Post Gazette 11/22/2020
COVID-19 volunteer program, facing multiple hurdles, aims for spring 2021 launch Penn Live 11/24/2020
Here’s how Whatcom County Council is addressing racism and public health Bellingham Herald 11/28/2020
NACCHO Releases Public Health Priorities for the Biden-Harris Transition Team and 117th Congress Domestic Preparednes 11/29/2020
Health departments are ‘slammed.’ Missourians asked to contact trace on their own Missouri Independent 11/30/2020
Take a number: States will determine your place in line for the Covid-19 vaccine Mobile News 12/03/2020
Public Health Workers In Kansas Walk Away Over Pressure From Pandemic Politics NPR Station KPBS 12/04/2020
Guest editorial: Protesters at health official's home are angry at wrong thing Akron Beacon Journal 12/04/2020
L.A. County cities face a tough task if serious about own public health departments Los Angeles Daily News 12/04/2020
After first round of vaccine distributions, bulk of planning remains unfinished NBC News 12/04/2020
State, local officials plead for vaccine distribution funds The Hill 12/05/2020
With under 200 contact tracers for COVID, thousands of Idaho’s cases spread unchecked The Idaho Statesman 12/06/2020
100 MOST INFLUENTIAL PEOPLE IN HEALTHCARE - 2020 Modern Healthcare 12/07/2020
Federal funding for vaccine distribution 'needed six months ago,' public health experts say Becker's Hospital Review 12/07/2020
Total Breakdown: There’s Still No Money For Mass COVID Vaccinations Talking Points Memo 12/08/2020
Idaho health departments behind on contact tracing KXLY Spokane 12/08/2020
Idaho Health Board Meeting Stopped After ‘Intense Protest’ From Anti-Mask Crowd Northwest Public News 12/09/2020
What are state and federal plans for distributing COVID-19 vaccine? PolitiFact 12/09/2020
Tree boom, suncatchers, tracing changes: News from around our 50 states News Catcher 12/09/2020
There are lots of essential workers out there. Which ones get the vaccine first? Los Angeles Times 12/10/2020
State Reluctant to Send Personal COVID Vaccine Info to CDC Emergency Management 12/10/2020
Biden starts countering Trump’s messaging on vaccine POLITICO 12/12/2020
States will start getting COVID-19 vaccine Monday, US says The Associated Press / ABC News 12/12/2020
Richland Public Health awarded $10K grant to increase disability inclusion in community health planning Richland Source 12/14/2020
Now That The COVID-19 Vaccine Is In Calif., Who Foots The Bill To Store And Distribute It? CBS News Los Angeles 12/14/2020
Pandemic backlash jeopardizes public health powers, leaders The Associated Press 12/15/2020
Pandemic pressure is pushing health officials to resign Becker's Hospital Review 12/15/2020
Cities, Counties Ask CDC For $8 Billion To Distribute COVID-19 Vaccine Inside Health Policy 12/16/2020
Local Health Departments Are Understaffed. Would Biden’s ‘Public Health Jobs Corps’ Help? Route Fifty 12/16/2020
“Crisis Mode”: Mass Vaccination Could Get Very Messy Without Major Funding From Congress Mother Jones 12/18/2020
Do-It-Yourself Contact Tracing Is A 'Last Resort' In Communities Besieged By COVID-19 NPR Station WFDD 12/27/2020
Trump's Threat to Veto Covid Relief Bill Is Holding Up $9 Billion in State Vaccine Funding CNBC 12/28/2020
Island County nurses quit over concerns about COVID response Herald Net (Everett, WA) 12/28/2020
Pandemic Backlash Jeopardizes Health Powers, Leaders Omaha Daily Herald 12/29/2020
Are schools safe? A growing body of evidence suggests that, with the right measures, they contribute little to virus spread. The Washington Post 12/30/2020
Reality Check Program Featuring Dr. Oscar Alleyne WURD Radio Philadelphia 12/31/2020
Public health officials were stars -- and targets -- of pandemic response this year ABC News 12/29/2020
Coronavirus updates: Trump administration falls far short of vaccination goals as new virus variant looms The Washington Post 12/31/2020
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