Practices that show evidence of effectiveness in improving public health outcomes in a specific real-life setting, as indicated by achievement of aims consistent with the objectives of the activities, and are suitable for adaptation by other communities.

Enhancing Public Health Capacity to Prevent and Respond to COVID-19 Outbreaks in Nursing Homes

Penna, A.

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Peer Review Study

Organizational Change/ Development
Healthcare Access and Quality
Tools Included
Outside U.S.

Infrastructure Support

Challenges related to workforce capacity have existed throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. These shortages are especially acute and problematic for settings with high disease burdens such as nursing facilities. Strategies for expanding public health capacity within nursing homes and more broadly include increased training and retention of experienced staff.

Resource Details

Outcomes of Interest

Capacity Building

Priority Population(s)

People Living in Congregate Housing

Setting(s) of Implementation

Long-term Care Facility

Geographic Area of Implementation

Implementation Period