3:55 pm - 4:25 pm

Experiences of Environmental Public Health Professionals during the COVID-19 pandemic response in Canada

Subrana Rahman
Fatih Sekercioglu
Toronto Metropolitan University

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted several challenges for public health professionals across Canada including Environmental Public Health Professionals and case and contact management teams. Three studies were conducted on their lived experiences using a mixed-methods approach. Study results revealed that public health professionals have faced incidents of harassment, frustration from the public, lack of support from management, inadequate planning and preparedness, poor communication, high workloads, and stress levels.

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  • September 13, 2022
  • 3:55 pm - 4:25 pm
  • Harwood Room