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All Health Care Workers Are Critical Workers, But Not All Critical Workers Are Health Care Workers

Meditations on the MPH

by Emily Johnson and JP Leider Minnesota, like much of the United States, is in the midst of a COVID surge. While previous surges have stressed our resources, article after article after article highlights that our health care systems are at a breaking point. As the vaccine rollout is being discussed and (hopefully) soon finalized nationwide, it is worth revisiting

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From the Editor: COVID-19 and Public Health–Looking Back, Moving Forward

The January/February issue of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice focuses on the Public Health Workforce, and is accompanied by a special supplement on COVID-19, sponsored by the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO), Big Cities Health Coalition, and the de Beaumont Foundation. “COVID-19 and Public Health: Looking Back, Moving Forward,” a supplemental issue publishes with

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New Workforce Estimates Show Public Health Never Recovered from the Great Recession. Then Came COVID-19.

Source It’s 10 pm. Do you know where your public health workforce is? These next 6 to 8 weeks are likely to represent the midnight hour of the first wave of COVID-19. Models differ, significantly, but as states begin to reopen, we know that thousands of more deaths are on the way. When this pandemic started as several outbreaks across

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A Workforce in Transition

Meditations on the MPH

It’s clear that the governmental public health workforce is changing. We’re on the precipice of generational change, with 22% percent of staff planning to retire in the coming years. Separately, we also have many that are interested in leaving for reasons other than retirement, about 25% overall. Among those under age 35, 32% are considering leaving. I have written and

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Public Health Workforce Creativity and Innovation Podcast with Rachel Locke and Tiffaney Brown

JPHMP Direct TALK is a podcast series that explores the many voices of public health and brings listeners conversations that bridge the gap between research and practice. Today’s guests are Rachel Locke and Tiffaney Brown. Creativity and Innovation Podcast In this JPHMP Direct Talk feature, Rachel Locke, Program Associate at the de Beaumont Foundation, and Tiffaney Brown, Director of Staff

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