Podcast: AJPH 8/2022: “Harassment of Public Health Officials: Looking at the Full Picture” (English)
There was a legitimate outcry at the harassment public health officials in some states. What is the situation now and how important has been the support to health officers in the same areas?
Video: We Stand with Public Health
Now more than ever, the United States needs a strong public health system. This is the moment for all to come together to appreciate the critical work of public health.
Hybrid Hearing On “Upgrading Public Health Infrastructure: The Need To Protect, Rebuild, And Strengthen State And Local Public Health Departments”
On Wednesday, September 29, 2021 at 2:00 p.m., Rep. James E. Clyburn, Chairman....
New York Times: Public Health Protection from Abuse
The Justice Department must help protect public health officials across the country who have been threatened with violence and harassment during the pandemic, a group representing nearly 3,000 local health departments said.
Local health officials report threats, vandalism and harassment during the pandemic, study finds
Local health officials handling the day-to-day response to the coronavirus crisis have faced hostility like never before, according to a new study of 1,499 episodes of harassment during the first year of the pandemic.
As Pandemic Enters Third Year, Public Health Workers Are Suffering High Levels of Mental Distress
“Our nation’s safety is eroding beneath us because our public health workforce isn’t well,” said Brian Castrucci, president and CEO of the de Beaumont Foundation.