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From the Chief Medical Officer: Leadership Considerations for Long COVID

Public health officials have a significant opportunity to provide leadership on the issue of Long COVID, through their own authorities, and by capitalizing on their influence in the public health and ...

Hearing the Hill

Hearing the Hill astho, association of state and territorial health officials, opioid crisis, covid-19 funds, public health, public health data and workforce, american rescue plan, promoting health, ...

Scarce Medical Resources Caused by COVID-19 Lead to Difficult Allocation Decisions

As the Delta variant spreads across the country and increases the number of COVID-19 cases, the strain it is placing on the nation’s health system continues to grow. The surge of COVID-19 patients is ...

States Support Rural Hospitals While COVID-19 Highlights Challenges

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More than 100 rural hospitals have closed since 2010, and an additional 25% are at high risk of closure, and COVID-19 has magnified the existing stressors on rural healthcare. As a result, states are ...

ASTHO President Nirav D. Shah Looks Ahead to 2022

Amid so much uncertainty, it might feel naïve to make any claims about what the future holds. But it is in these moments that it becomes more important than ever to have beacons to guide us and ...

State Policy Actions to Support Long-Term Care Facilities During COVID-19 Response

As COVID-19 emerged and spread in the U.S., people working and residing in long-term care facilities have experienced a significant burden of COVID-19 cases and deaths. As of Oct. 8, deaths ...

Public Health in 2020: The Year That Was

On this episode, we ask public health experts to zoom out a bit and reflect on a truly remarkable year. These public health leaders discuss the politicization of public health mitigation efforts, ...

Health Partnerships in Action: Managing COVID-19 at the Southwest Border

This episode dissects concerns at the southwest United States border, where health and governmental officials find themselves managing an extraordinarily complex situation: handling an increase in ...

A Public Health Milestone: COVID-19 Vaccine Q&A With Meredith Allen, ASTHO’s Vice President for Health Security

A discussion with Meredith Allen, ASTHO’s Vice President for Health Security, about how the first shipments of the COVID-19 vaccinations have been a major turning point for the pandemic and a ...

ASTHO Experts Featured in March Issue of Health Affairs

On March 10, 2023, ASTHO announced that several organization experts, including ASTHO staff, leadership, and former state health officials, are featured in the March issue of Health Affairs, which is ...

Midterm Elections: Predictions on Congressional Priorities for Upcoming Session

Midterm Elections: Predictions on Congressional Priorities for Upcoming Session astho, association of state and territorial health officials, public health, opioid crisis, congressional priorities, ...