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Health

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Strengthening and Supporting the Oral Health Workforce

Join NCSL Friday, Dec. 16 at 2 p.m. ET for a webinar to explore current challenges states face in providing high quality oral health care. Experts will dive specifically into workforce strategies and how states can leverage them to reduce geographic and racial health disparities.

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Assessing Community Risk to Inform Health Policy

As some policymakers consider social drivers in policy decisions, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Agency for Toxic Substance and Disease Registry Social Vulnerability Index can be a helpful tool in assessing community risk related to social determinants of health.

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HEALTH

Health

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NCSL COVID-19 DATABASE

State Action on COVID-19

Check out NCSL's new database that brings you up-to-date, real-time information about bills related to and responding to COVID-19 that have been introduced in the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

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COVID-19: State Health Actions

State legislators are rising to the challenge and pursuing various policy options to effectively respond to COVID-19. This webpage includes key health policy information relating to the pandemic, including legislative trends and state actions, federal action and additional resources.

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Overview