COVID-19: State and Federal Public Health Responses


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As the federal government leads the national response to COVID-19, state legislatures and local health departments stand on the front lines. All states, territories and Washington, D.C., have declared public health emergencies. Join NCSL’s experts Tahra Johnson and Haley Nicholson, who will provide insight on what public health actions are being taken on the state and national level and what steps appear to be working during this unprecedented time.

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  • Laura Tobler, division director, State Policy Research, NCSL
  • Tahra Johnson, program director, Public Health, NCSL
  • Haley Nicholson, senior committee director, Health & Human Services, State-Federal Affairs, NCSL
  • Jim Blumenstock, chief program officer for health security, Association of State and Territorial Health Officials