Role of Elected Executives in Pandemic Response: Reflections from Salt Lake County [open pdf - 663KB]
From the Abstract: "The COVID-19 [coronavirus disease 2019] pandemic rages on across the country, with many areas feeling pressure due to the length of the virus' wrath and the associated fatigue of response for all members of the community. As communities look to winter months, where their residents and businesses begin to move indoors, and the threat of influenza sets in, elected leaders need to reinvigorate themselves and their crisis leadership strategy. Elected executives are going to have to exert crisis leadership using the role of navigator as communities yearn for a new normal yet the virus' rampage continues."
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Homeland Security Affairs (December 2020), v.16, article 11