Building Community-Based Contact Tracing

This interactive dashboard presents key demographic characteristics of trainees who received training through the TRAIN Learning Network as well as the communities they serve. It can help the contact tracing workforce planning team to initiate a discussion about potential strategies to address needs from the community and to develop the most effective contact tracing workforce.

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Public Health Workforce Development and Diversity

The public health workforce plays an essential role in securing the vital conditions for health and well-being for all to thrive. A skilled, resourced, and robust public health workforce is needed to meet the demands of public health today and prepare for the needs of tomorrow. A diverse public health workforce is better equipped to address the needs of the most impacted and marginalized, and implement population health strategies. COVID-19 has shed light on challenges facing the public health workforce, while also exacerbating them. The COVID-19 pandemic has emphasized the need to skill up the workforce; support workers’ needs; center equity in workforce development efforts; and plan for the future.

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Public Health