Bolstering Community Resilience During the Covid-19 Pandemic

Although the pandemic continues to stress communities, it is essential that state, local, tribal, and territorial (SLTT) leaders begin to plan for the recovery phase of the pandemic, if they have not already started this crucial process. This starts with an assessment of community resilience and the investments in critical infrastructure that go beyond short-term responses to pandemic pressures and address the long-term changes that the pandemic has brought. This Insight encourages SLTT leaders to take a holistic perspective for considering community resilience: infrastructure resilience is a critical component of community resilience.