COVID-19 Episodes

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290: Healthy Aging Policy Trends

Oct. 25, 2022

Claire Pendergrast, ASTHO Senior Analyst for Health Improvement and Healthy Aging, discusses a survey of healthy aging policy actions enacted across the states and territories; Dr. LeQuandra Nesbitt, former Director of the D…

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288: ACIP Immunization Decisions Explained

Oct. 21, 2022

In a special episode of the newscast, Dr. Marcus Plescia, ASTHO’s Chief Medical Officer, explains the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices decision earlier this week. The committee voted Thursday to add pediatr…

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285: COVID-19 Spending Oversight

Oct. 18, 2022

Jeffrey Ekoma, ASTHO’s Senior Director of Government Affairs, says oversight of COVID-19 spending might increase if midterm elections lead to change in U.S. House leadership ; Heidi Westermann, ASTHO’s Director of Public Hea…

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283: New National Children’s Health Survey

Oct. 14, 2022

Chrissie Juliano, Executive Director of the Big Cities Health Coalition, is joined by local public health directors to discuss public interest in the new COVID-19 booster; ASTHO is working with the National Community Action …

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280: Promoting the New COVID-19 Booster

Oct. 11, 2022

Dr. Sameer Vohra, Director of the Illinois Department of Public Health, explains how he is working to convince more people to get the new COVID-19 booster shot; ASTHO CEO Mike Fraser attends a White House Summit on Indoor Ai…

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278: How to Push Back on STDs

Oct. 6, 2022

Dr. Leandro Mena, Director of the Division of STD Prevention at the CDC, discusses the latest preliminary data that counts 2.5 million reported cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis last year; Reyna Olaguez, Executive …

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269: Urging COVID-19 Booster Uptake

Sept. 23, 2022

Dr. Steven Stack, ASTHO President-Elect, discusses the new COVID-19 booster designed to protect against the latest variants; Dr. Anne Zink, ASTHO President, explains the need to bring health care and public health closer tog…

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266: ASTHO’s New President-Elect

Sept. 20, 2022

Dr. Steven Stack, Commissioner of the Kentucky Department for Public Health, and new ASTHO President-Elect, discusses the role and the pandemic’s impact on public health; Chris Taylor, ASTHO’s Director of Infectious Disease …

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253: Breastfeeding Policies

Aug. 31, 2022

Deborah Backman, ASTHO’s Senior Analyst for Maternal and Infant Health, calls attention to policies in place to protect breastfeeding during National Breastfeeding Month; Dr. Gary Anthone, Chief Medical Officer and Director …

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252: Offering Flu and COVID-19 Vaccines Together

Aug. 30, 2022

Dr. Gillian SteelFisher, Director of Global Polling for the Harvard Opinion Research Program, reveals what polling tells us about public interest in COVID-19 booster shots; Kim Martin, ASTHO’s Director of Immunization, says …

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248: New COVID-19 Guidelines

Aug. 24, 2022

Ian Williams, Incident Manager for the CDC's COVID-19 Response, discusses the latest changes to public pandemic guidance; Lillian Colasurdo, ASTHO’s Director of Public Health Law and Data, reflects on the first-ever convenin…

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246: Back to School Concerns

Aug. 22, 2022

Dylan George, Director of Operations for the Center for Forecasting and Outbreak Analytics with the CDC, discusses trying to evaluate the factors that could drive more COVID-19 infections in the fall as kids return to school…

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243: Predicting COVID-19 in the Fall

Aug. 17, 2022

Dylan George, the Director of Operations for the Center for Epidemic Forecasting and Outbreak Analytics with the CDC, discusses what could happen with COVID-19 infection rates in the fall and winter; Maggie Davis, ASTHO’s Di…

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237: New School Year, New COVID-19 Strategy

Aug. 9, 2022

Dr. Manisha Juthani, Commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Public Health, discusses the state’s plan to help schools deal with COVID-19 this fall and how it is different than past years; the CDC has a website for bac…

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232: North Carolina’s Child Vaccine Strategy

Aug. 2, 2022

Dr. Elizabeth Tilson, North Carolina’s State Health Director, discusses vaccine uptake among children and why she believes North Carolina has been able to have one of the highest rates in the southeast; Julia Greenspan, ASTH…