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Mission Mitigation and Prevention: How One State-Level Consortium Promotes Infectious Disease Management in Childcare and Educational Settings

This entry is part 12 of 12 in the series Nov 2023

A specialized consortium for childcare and educational settings that is well-staffed, well-trained, and well-funded can provide essential and timely public health response, support, and infectious disease training and education to reduce transmission within these settings.

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Toolkit: Supporting Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Response and Recovery in Rural Communities

This entry is part 4 of 8 in the series Jan 2024

The NORC Walsh Center for Rural Health Analysis and the Rural Health Information Hub (RHIhub) developed the Rural Emergency Preparedness and Response Toolkit to help rural community leaders better protect and prepare their rural community for the next emergency or disaster.

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Examining and Addressing Posttraumatic Stress During the COVID-19 Pandemic among Public Health Workers and the General Population

This entry is part 2 of 8 in the series Jan 2024

The government public health workforce and frontline workers reported a higher prevalence of COVID-19-related posttraumatic stress (PTSS) than other US adults, and leaders should invest in systems-level interventions to address the drivers of and potential long-term consequences of PTSS.

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How Can Public Health Agencies Prevent Infectious Diseases Among People Experiencing Homelessness? What we learned from three Centers of Excellence on Public Health and Homelessness

This entry is part 11 of 12 in the series Nov 2023

Public health agencies can prevent infectious diseases among people experiencing homelessness by strengthening partnerships, improving data systems and identifying the most pressing health needs of this population.

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