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An Emergent Network for the Diffusion of Innovations Among Local Health Departments at the Onset of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Description
Study examining communication networks among 329 local health departments as a way to assess the impacts of communication networks on community health innovation. Analyzes data from surveys of local health department leadership, comparing responses form leaders in urban and rural areas. Discusses the sharing of information about new public health initiatives, policies, and evidence-based practices.
Author(s)
Minwoong Chung, Debra Dekker, Chelsea Gridley-Smith, James W. Dearing
Citation
Preventing Chronic Disease, 18, 200536
Date
03/2021
Type
Document
Tagged as
Leadership · Networking and collaboration · Public health · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data