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The Toll of COVID-19 on the Public Health Workforce: An Interview with Dr. Brian Castrucci

“We’re pushing all the chips into the middle of the table, and we don’t have strong cards… We’ve just had one of the worst pandemics in our history, and we are rolling back public health authority. It’s one of the worst decisions we could possibly make.” ~ Brian C. Castrucci, DrPH, MA In this episode of the Editor’s Podcast, I

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PH WINS Reveals Rising Stress and Burnout in Public Health

More than half of America’s public health workers report at least one symptom of post-traumatic stress disorder as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new survey of nearly 45,000 employees in state and local government public health departments. The Public Health Workforce Interests and Needs Survey (PH WINS), conducted by the de Beaumont Foundation and ASTHO, now

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