The COVID Collaborative

The COVID Collaborative


December 21, 2020
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Responding to the Winter COVID-19 Surge: What Governors Can Do
Recommendations for Governors to support them in taking targeted action to prevent unchecked transmission, protect hospitals, and flatten the curve.
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The Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy is proud to be part of The COVID Collaborative which brings many of the nation’s leading experts in public health, education, and the economy together with associations representing state and local leaders to take unified action to stop the spread, crush the curve, and safely and sustainably reopen schools, businesses, and other places where Americans gather. 

Just recently, the COVID Collaborative announced a $50 Million partnership the Ad Council on a major vaccination education campaign. The COVID Collaborative also released a toolkit developed in partnership with the Ad Council to support Governors with effective messaging to promote mask wearing, and issued a report on how to improve online learning endorsed by former U.S. Secretaries of Education. The COVID Collaborative has also provided Governors with recommendations regarding monoclonal antibody therapies. 

The COVID Collaborative includes expertise from across Republican and Democratic Administrations at the federal, state and local levels, including former FDA Commissioners, CDC Directors, U.S. Surgeon Generals; former U.S. Secretaries of Education, Homeland Security, and Health and Human Services; leading public health experts and institutions that span the country; business leaders from CEOs to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce; leaders of the NAACP, UnidosUS, and American Indian Higher Education Consortium; major philanthropies like the Skoll Foundation, the Allstate Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, and Kaiser Permanente; and associations representing those on the front lines, from the American Public Health Association to the Council of the Great City Schools. 

The nation’s leading experts in public health, education + the economy united with associations representing state + local leaders to end the COVID-19 pandemic.



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