The amount that the Spokane County, Wash., Sheriff’s Office spent on two days of billboard advertising in New York City’s Times Square to recruit deputies. Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich wanted to buy the ad space in cities in which elected officials had talked negatively about police officers.
While government employees, students and the general public had to wait in line for hours in the beginning of the pandemic, at-home test kits make it easy to diagnose for the novel coronavirus in less than 30 minutes.
Governments around the nation are working to design the best vaccine policies that keep both their employees and their residents safe. Although the latest data shows a variety of polarizing perspectives, there are clear emerging best practices that leading governments are following to put trust first: creating policies that are flexible and provide a range of options, and being in tune with the needs and sentiments of their employees so that they are able to be dynamic and accommodate the rapidly changing situation.
August 26, 2021
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