Contact Tracing Episodes

207: How to Address Burnout
Mental Health Contact Tracing Disability And Preparedness Public Health Workforce

207: How to Address Burnout

June 27, 2022

Dr. Anne Zink, ASTHO President-Elect, reflects on the problem of burnout among health care providers; Amelia Poulin, Senior Analyst for Infectious Disease Outbreak Response and Recovery at ASTHO, discusses the importance of …

106: Contact Tracing’s Role Today
COVID-19 Contact Tracing Omicron Vaccination

106: Contact Tracing’s Role Today

Jan. 27, 2022

ASTHO Chief Medical Officer Dr. Marcus Plescia explains the latest thinking about how best to use case investigation and contact tracing to fight the Omicron variant; ASTHO joins several other national public health groups t…

105: Rural Health Needs
COVID-19 ASTHO Contact Tracing Rural Health Healthcare Access Access To Care Case Investigation Broadband Access

105: Rural Health Needs

Jan. 26, 2022

ASTHO and associations representing epidemiologists, counties, cities, and public health labs issue a statement supporting jurisdictions moving away from universal case investigation and contact tracing at this point in the …

67:  Polling the Pandemic
COVID-19 ASTHO Medicaid And Public Health Partnerships Contact Tracing Healthy People 2030

67: Polling the Pandemic

Nov. 15, 2021

The Rockefeller Foundation releases its 5th survey of Americans’ attitudes about the pandemic response; Dr. Nicole Alexander Scott, Director of the Rhode Island Department of Health, says every public health agency should up…