A New Public Health AmeriCorps is Recruiting

In April, the federal AmeriCorps joined with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to announce a new and ongoing investment in recruitment and training for careers in public health at the local level.  In its first year, the new initiative is expected to recruit 3,000 members who will learn from the expertise and best practices of existing CDC, AmeriCorps, and other public health programs.  Applications are being accepted for organizations in each state; many are directing efforts to rural areas that have been underserved.