Resources to help city leaders respond to COVID-19

Tools and best practices to guide you through the crisis

Carrots and sticks

The 50 largest U.S cities are taking a range of approaches to employee vaccinations — in many cases, out of step with their state government’s policies.

Links to policy and press source documentation available: city dataset, policy dataset. State legislation source: National Academy for State Health Policy

Data watch: Which U.S. cities have COVID vaccine mandates for employees?  

Beth Blauer from the Centers for Civic Impact at Johns Hopkins University looks at the different paths cities are taking to getting their workers vaccinated, and the ways those policies align with or diverge from their states.

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Local Action Tracker

Share your city's work; compare it with others

Local officials are on the frontlines, leading their cities through COVID-19. Learn about the wide-ranging actions city leaders are taking to ensure the health and safety of their residents. Want to help others? Add the actions your city has taken to respond to this crisis.

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