PHAB is keenly aware of the immense challenges and personal sacrifices being made by health department staff as they navigate this historic public health crisis. To that end, PHAB is collecting and posting stories highlighting the great work of accredited health departments during this crisis. We know that each of you has a story to share, and we hope you will bring these stories to our attention so that we can spotlight the great work that is unfolding now in accredited public health departments.

Read Some of Their Stories:

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