On the World Health Organization's official declaration of COVID-19 as a pandemic, APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD, shares some public health wisdom:

 

 

 

And on the "How Public Health Can Serve the Communities and Populations at the Greatest Risk for Being Left Behind" episode of Public Health On Call with Joshua Sharfstein, MD, Benjamin says being a trusted source in the community is at the core of public health work. 

Listen below, or read a transcript of their conversation.

 

 

As the COVID-19 situation continues to change daily, help us spread facts, not rumors: