People in a public transportation hub, checking their phones

The emergence of COVID-19 required swift action to develop systems and processes that support public health agencies and their pandemic response efforts. In the last seven months, APHL has worked to create new connections, develop new message formats, standardize language and host a variety of solutions to aid in the COVID-19 response. This blog post is the second in a series that outlines and explains these efforts.

In order for public health officials to successfully respond to an emerging threat, they need to have a direct line to the public to understand the situation, monitor the spread of disease and provide …read more