Public Health Corps recently launched in response to COVID-19 to support state and local health departments across the country. This blog highlights the experiences of current MN Public Health Corps members.
With public health facing staffing shortages, worker burnout, and 20 percent of the workforce nearing retirement, the field needs to attract new talent (de Beaumont Foundation and Association of State and Territorial Health). One new program, Public Health AmeriCorps, aims to be part of the solution.
The RVPHTC was recently awarded $3.7 million in funding by HRSA. The award provides funding from July of 2022 through June of 2026, and will help the center expand its goal to increase the supply, diversity, and capacity of the public health workforce.
What are the 10 Essential Services? Do they compare to the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals? Find out how these two public health frameworks interact to improve the health of our communities.
Public Health Training Centers offer a variety of public health workforce development opportunities. From epidemiology and foundational skills, to identifying and addressing problems like racial equity, PHTCs offer a robust set of subject-matter experts to strengthen the workforce.