COVID-19PHI and its programs are working rapidly to respond to COVID-19, the novel coronavirus, on local, national and global levels. We are creating and share emerging science, best-practices and policy shifts, to support our communities, healthcare and public health systems as they respond to and manage the COVID-19 pandemic.
Because of the speed with which new information, policies and recommendations related to COVID-19 are being updated, we are linking directly to many of our program source materials, and including time stamps so you know how recently information has been updated. See our full list of COVID-19 resources and information.
New PHI resources on COVID-19
- Beyond COVID-19 Recovery: Restructuring for a Healthy and Equitable California (5/15/2020): A policy statement from PHI’s CA4Health and other ENACT Day partners identifies four key policy areas for an equitable, inclusive, and community-led response and recovery to the COVID-19 crisis: Healthy food access; healthy and accessible communities; justice for immigrant communities; and preventing violence and trauma.
- New Tool: Interactive Map Pinpoints Urgent Needs of Vulnerable Populations Through the COVID Crisis (5/12/2020): PHI’s Public Health Alliance of Southern California has released the COVID-19 Healthy Places Index Resource Map, a powerful interactive online tool that exposes how the COVID-19 crisis is exacerbating existing health disparities based on race, poverty, and other socioeconomic and environmental factors.
New COVID-19 employment opportunities
In partnership with the Oregon Public Health Institute, PHI is hiring numerous positions to support Washington County Public Health's COVID-19 contact tracing efforts, including Contact Tracers, Contact Tracer Supervisors, Micro-Team Managers and Resource Coordinators.VIsit our employment page
- 10M pieces of personal protective equipment delivered in CA and WA
- 1.7M low-cost N95s sourced from China in just three weeks
PHI Experts Working on this Issue:
Lynn Silver, MD, MPH, FAAP
Lynn Silver, Researcher
California Alliance for Prevention Funding
Getting it Right from the Start: Regulation of Recreational Marijuana
Carmen Nevarez, MD, MPH
Vice President of External Relations | Director, Center for Health Leadership and Practice,
Center for Health Leadership and Practice
Mary Pittman, DrPH
PHI President and Chief Executive Officer,
Collective Impact Partnership: Increasing the Economic Power of Girls and Women in India
National Opioid Leadership Summit 2019
National Alliance for Health