PHAB-Accredited Health Departments Show Leadership Amid Historic Global Crisis:

Page last updated August 12, 2020

Read Some of Their Stories:

All hands on deck for COVID consumes some county public health agencies: National Association of Counties, Aug. 2, 2020

Ebel: Looking back on 30 years of public service:  At the end of his tenure, Health Commissioner Joe Ebel reflects on how Ohio and Licking County responded quickly to control the spread of COVID-19: Newark (Ohio) Advocate, May 28, 2020

Meet Dr. Wilma Wooten, who wrote the plan to open San Diego restaurants and shops, The San Diego Union Tribune, May 25, 2020

Leading Philly’s coronavirus response: Meet 15 key people in the city health department: Billy Penn, May 20, 2020

The inside story of how Philly’s health department reinvented itself to fight the coronavirus: Billy Penn, May 20, 2020

Oregon Health Authority and Lincoln County Public Health Part of Pilot Program to Test Dozens of Commercial Fisherman for COVID-19: KGW8 TV, May 12, 2020

Trawler group and health agencies launch pilot project to test fishermen for COVID-19 before start of hake season: Yachats Community News,  May 11, 2020

The Leader We Wish We All Had: A look at the style of Dr. Amy Acton, who has earned praise for her daily briefings on the pandemic: The New York Times, May 5, 2020

Front and center: Dr. Nicole Alexander-ScottRhode Island’s Health Director Has Become a Familiar Face During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Providence Journal, April 12, 2020

Dr. Sarah Moyer, Louisville’s health chief, is leading city’s battle against coronavirus: Louisville Courier Journal, March 19, 2020

The CIO Of Washington State’s Department Of Health Is Bringing IT to the COVID-19 Battle:  Forbes, April 10, 2020

Stronger than C-19: Florida Department of Health Launches New Covid-19 Community Action Survey: Florida Department of Health, April 3, 2020

Bruce Dart Loves the Job But Not the Attention: Tulsa World, March 28, 2020

Meet the Doctor who Ordered the Bay Area’s Coronavirus Lockdown, the First in the U.S.: San Jose Mercury News, March 29, 2020

La Crosse County Health Department’s Jen Rombalski Shows Leadership During COVID-19 Pandemic: La Crosse Tribune, March 30, 2020

Ohio Health Department Director Dr. Amy Acton Becomes the Face of Ohio’s Efforts Against Coronavirus: The Blade, March 22, 2020