In March 2020, states were catapulted into unprecedented times facing a global health pandemic that upended economic conditions and impacted many, if not all, functions under the purview of State Chief Administrators.
As a leader of state government operations, now is the time to reflect on necessary changes required by quick pivot points and determine long-term outcomes in a changed world. NASCA’s Rapid Response Series offers considerations for immediate action as well as more long-term steps to sustainability.
States are already implementing many new and innovative initiatives to rapidly respond to the COVID-19 impact on government operations. NASCA engaged chief administrators and corporate partners around critical considerations and pointed to guiding principles to be considered when restoring basic functions and maintaining operations.