Emory EPI Responds: Students at the Fulton County Board of Health (Part 2)

Following up on the July feature, the Confounder Team highlighted the great work of more students who spent their summer assisting with COVID-19 response at the Fulton County Board of Health (FCBOH).

As mentioned in the first article on the FCBOH, a number of Emory EPI students have been hard at work conducting surveillance activities and contributing to Fulton County EPI reports on changes in COVID-19 trends. While public health as a field has certainly taken on a renewed sense of national importance in the wake of the United States’ struggles to control COVID-19, the multitude of actions that compose local public health work, from collaborations between multidisciplinary response teams to person-person interactions in case investigations, are more vital than ever.

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