ASTHO: Weekly Update

The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials’ (ASTHO) Bounce Forward campaign is challenging us to emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic more resilient and equitable than before. To see what the future of public health could hold, read the new chapters on rethinking our food systems and expanding access to health services.

As of last week, over 100,000 people have completed the ASTHO and NCSD course, Making Contact: A Training for COVID-19 Contact Tracers! Thank you to all who have supported this historic effort to protect Americans’ health at a vulnerable moment for our nation.

In April, ASTHO hosted an inaugural Health Equity Summit! See ASTHO’s Twitter moment spotlighting highlights from a day packed with transformative discussions and ideas for an equity-focused future.

The COVID-19 pandemic is a pivotal turning point in the story of public health. A new COVID-19 impact assessment co-authored by ASTHO CEO Michael Fraser investigates what must be prioritized today to make a 21st century leap into a new era of health.