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Welcome to the Kansas Public Health Collaborative

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Our purpose is to expand collaboration, communication and capacity development for state and local health departments and their workforce.

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Welcome To The
Kansas Public Health Collaborative

Our purpose is to expand collaboration,
communication and capacity development
for state and local health departments and their workforce.

NEW from Public Health Communications Collaborative

Materials and resources are added weekly!

Building a Healthy Workforce from the Inside Out with the Joy in Work Toolkit

The Joy in Work Toolkit is an adapted version of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement's (IHI) Framework for Improving Joy in Work, modified to meet the needs of local governmental public health workforce. In 2017, the IHI developed the IHI Framework for Improving Joy in Work as a tool for healthcare organizations to better understand barriers to joy in work that led to high rates of staff turnover and burnout and co-create strategies to address them.

2021 Public Health Workforce Interests & Needs (PH WINS) Survey Results

The survey provides data on workforce demographics, job characteristics, training needs, intent to stay or leave, professional engagement and satisfaction, and other areas. Previously conducted in 2014 and 2017, PH WINS is the only nationally representative survey of state and local government public health employees in the United States.

CDC's Monkeypox Resource Page

CDC is sharing resources to stay current on Monkeypox information.

VIRA Chatbot for Health Departments

The Johns Hopkins International Vaccine Access Center (IVAC) has a new tool available for free to help health departments spread reliable, updated COVID information and empathetically address misinformation. VIRA, an artificial intelligence based chatbot, answers hundreds of questions about the COVID-19 vaccines, side effects, and more. VIRA is available in both Spanish and English.

Updated Competency Assessment Tools Available

Following the release of the 2021 Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (Core Competencies), the competency assessment tools provided by the Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice have been updated to reflect this newest version of the Core Competencies.

2022 County Health Rankings - Kansas

New rankings show healthiest and least healthy counites in Kansas. The Kansas Health Institute has produced individual county profiles that include a five-year comparison of the measures with the greatest impact on the rankings in each county.

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Explore data on health departments all across Kansas and
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Public Health in Action

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