ASTHO Profile of State and Territorial Public Health: Volume 4

The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) has released its latest comprehensive look at state and territorial health agencies. The ASTHO Profile of State and Territorial Public Health, Volume Four (or Profile) examines funding levels, agency priorities, and the governmental public health workforce.

The Profile reveals important trends, challenges, and developments across public health agencies in US states, territories, and freely associated states, including—

  • Decreasing public health workforce
  • Prioritization of chronic disease
  • Increased resource sharing

ASTHO also released a Top Findings report summarizing the most significant, timely, and relevant findings from the Profile.

About Kim Rodgers

Kim Rodgers serves as a Communications Specialist at NACCHO. Her work includes promoting local health departments' best practices, as well as partner tools and resources, in infectious disease and preparedness through NACCHO's communications channels, storytelling, and outreach to various audiences.

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