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Public Health Nurse Recruitment Barriers Detailed
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Hospitals and health systems are not the only organizations grappling with the challenge of attracting and keeping nurses on staff. Public health departments are also struggling to fill vacant jobs.

Nurses are critically important to public and population health efforts, making up 24% of that workforce and providing much-needed clinic-based care and disease prevention services to individuals in roughly half of all state and local health departments.