November 30, 2022
Public Health/Prevention
  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced it is awarding $3.2 billion to help strengthen public health workforce and infrastructure across the U.S. after the COVID-19 pandemic put severe stress on them. The funding includes $3 billion from the American Rescue Plan for jurisdictions to recruit, retain, and train their workforce. Another $140 million is allocated for jurisdictions to strengthen and revitalize their public health infrastructure. National partners will be awarded $65 million to provide training, evaluation, and other technical assistance to jurisdictions as they work to strengthen the services they provide and rebuild their workforce to help protect every American community. (Press release here)