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Pandemic-Related Workplace Violence and Its Impact on Public Health Officials, March 2020‒January 2021

JHU researchers documented harassment, threats, and departures of public health officials from March 2020 to January 2021. Read the article and associated media mentions here.

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Harassment of Health Officials: A Significant Threat to the Public’s Health

This commentary by Michael R. Fraser, ASTHO Executive Director, highlights the threat that harassment of health officials poses to public health.

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Proud to be in Public Health Graphic

Public health is about keeping our communities safe. It's not easy, but it's never been more important. Download and use this graphic to show your support for public health. #PowerOfPublicHealth

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

This brief discusses results from the PH WINS 2021 survey of the U.S. public health workforce that revealed high levels of stress, burnout and intent to leave.

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ASTHO Legislative Prospectus: Public Health Workforce

This legislative overview spotlights 2022 legislative trends related to the public health workforce.

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50 State Survey: Technology and Harassment – Legal Protections for Public Health Officials

Explore existing legal protections to protect public health officials from technology-related harassment.

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50 State Survey: Threats and Interfering with Government Operations – Legal Protections for Public Health Officials

Explore existing legal protections to protect public health officials from threats and interference with government operations.

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50 State Survey: Doxing – Legal Protections for Public Health Officials

Explore existing legal protections to protect public health officials from doxing.

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Symptoms of Depression, Anxiety, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, and Suicidal Ideation Among State, Tribal, Local, and Territorial Public Health Workers During the COVID-19 Pandemic — United States, March–April 2021

This report describes results from a 2021 survey of mental health conditions among state, tribal, local, and territorial public health workers.

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