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Food Safety Sharing Session on Workforce Development

Posted on May 09, 2023

Blog: National Association of County & City Health Officials (NACCHO)

The National Association of County and City Health Officials, with the support of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is pleased to host an online sharing session on workforce development on May 23 from 3:00 - 4:00 pm ET. The session will feature a panel discussion and Q&A with Dr. Bruce Dart, Health Director at Tulsa Health Department; Lisa Macon Harrison, Health Director at Granville Vance Public Health; and Dr. Alan Melnick, Director/Health Officer at Clark County Public Health. The speakers will discuss some of the challenges that local health departments have been experiencing in employee retention and workforce burnout, and how these issues were exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. This sharing session will provide both speakers and participants with an opportunity to share experiences and discuss ways to reengage staff in their work, especially at the local level.

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