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COVID-19 Town Hall Discussions

A series of virtual Town Hall discussions are being offered to board of health members and staff to provide and opportunity to have an open discussion around boards of health while we work though the COVID-19 Pandemic.  Town Hall discussions are open to members and non-members to join, ask questions, provide feedback and learn from others how they are handling various aspects of the pandemic. Recordings and relevant resources discussed are available within one week of the virtual discussion.

Have a topic you would like to see a NALBOH Town Hall discussion on? Let us know! NALBOH@badgerbay.co 



Upcoming Town Hall Discussions:

Thursday, October 1, 2020
4pm EST | 3pm CST | 2pm MST | 1pm PST
 
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Town Hall Discussion Archive:

August 6, 2020 | Publicly Supporting Your Health Department
This virtual Town Hall discussion will provide an opportunity for attendees to share, ask questions, and hear other examples about challenges and unique opportunities boards of health may have to support their health officers, department and staff while dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Article - Commentary: We must continue to lift up, honor and thank heath care workers: https://kresge.org/news/commentary-we-must-continue-lift-honor-and-thank-health-care-workers

The Compassion Resilience Toolkit: https://compassionresiliencetoolkit.org/staying-resilient-during-covid-19/

Network for Public Health Law: Guidance for Framing COVID-19 Messaging Using the Moral Foundations Theory Framework: https://www.networkforphl.org/resources/guidance-for-framing-covid-19-messaging-using-the-moral-foundations-theory-framework/

 


June 18, 2020 | Health Equity
This virtual Town Hall discussion will provided an opportunity for attendees to share, ask questions, and hear other examples about Health Equity challenges they might be facing while dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic.

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May 28, 2020 | Legal & Ethical Issues
This virtual Town Hall discussion  provided an opportunity for attendees to share, ask questions, and get advice about legal and ethical challenges they might be facing while dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic.  Special guest Jill Krueger, J.D., Director of the Network of Public Health Law's Northern Region shared some of the resources that the NPHL has to offer and covered some of the hot topics during COVID-19.

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Network for Public Health Law Website: https://www.networkforphl.org/

Network for Public Health Law COVID-19 Webinars: https://www.networkforphl.org/resource/types/webinar/

 


May 7, 2020 | Continuity of Board Operations
This virtual Town Hall discussion provided an opportunity for attendees to share how their board is maintaining continuity of board operations during the pandemic.  Listen to hear discussions around meeting virtually, communication within boards and community, dealing with negative feedback, and involvement in local emergency operations centers.

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Public Health Support Letter - Margaret Brink