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Partnering for Success in One Ohio County

COVID-19 exposed existing health inequities and generated momentum among various stakeholders around ensuring equitable access to resources and services aimed at mitigating pandemic harms. Read our new article in the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, Addressing Health Equity Goals for COVID-19 Vaccination Using Integrated Data and Mapping Tools: A Collaboration Between Academia, Public Health, and Health Care Systems

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NACCHO Releases the 2020 Forces of Change Report

The 2020 Forces of Change survey captures a mid-pandemic picture of the public health response to COVID-19. The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) has surveyed local health departments (LHDs) since 2008 to assess changes in LHD capacity driven by public health trends. The results are then released in the Forces of Change report, the latest iteration

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Supporting Success: ASTHO’s Strategies for Reducing Maternal Mortality and Morbidity

State of Public Health

State of Public Health is a column sponsored by the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) and appears in each issue of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. Maternal mortality and morbidity rates in the US are some of the worst among high-income countries with significant disparities in Black and American Indian/Alaska Native women who die

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Hot Paper Award and Highly Cited Trophy

Clarivate’s Institute for Scientific Information has awarded a “Highly Cited Trophy” as well as a “Hot Paper” award to a JPHMP article published in its January 2021 supplement, COVID-19 and Public Health: Looking Back, Moving Forward. “Revealing the unequal burden of COVID-19 by income, race/ethnicity, and household crowding: US county vs. ZIP Code analyses” by authors Jarvis T. Chen, ScD, and

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