The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic: Rising Stress and Burnout in Public Health

Findings from the Public Health Workforce Interests and Needs Survey (PH WINS), conducted between September 2021 and January 2022 by the de Beaumont Foundation and the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, reflect high levels of stress, burnout, harassment, mental distress, and intent to leave among members of the state and local governmental public health workforce. The findings underscore the importance of protecting our public health workforce and ensuring their safety and well-being.

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Media Mentions:

Governing (03/30/2022): Public Health Employee Survey Reveals a Workforce Crisis

Public Health Watch (03/28/2022): As Pandemic Enters Third Year, Public Health Workers Are Suffering High Levels of Mental Distress