Workforce Well-being: Preventing Burnout

Counties weathered the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic – protecting public health, keeping businesses afloat, and maintaining service delivery – only to face a burned-out workforce and the “great resignation.” 

Understanding the problematic terrain surrounding labor and the economy at large, county leaders have worked diligently to find innovative ways to improve the well-being of their workforce and retain workers as a result.

Workforce Well-being: Preventing Burnout

The “Great Resignation” has seen workforce numbers dip across all sectors, including those government workers most responsible for protecting the public from COVID-19. From mental health first aid to providing self-care opportunities in the office, counties have employed numerous strategies to avoid burnout and attrition amongst their most overworked staff. Join county health and human services staff as they discuss the best means to care for and retain critical workers.  


  • Jon Weinstein, Transformation Director, CITI   
  • Dr. Gayle Jordan-Randolph, Aetna
  • Mike Trader, Assistant Director of Behavioral Health Services, Worcester Health Department

Moderator: The Honorable Senator Mary Beth Carozza (invited)

Date/Time: Thursday, August 18, 2022; 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The 2022 MACo Summer Conference will be held at the Roland Powell Convention Center in Ocean City, MD, from August 17-22. This year’s theme is “Taking Care of Business.” More information can be found on our conference website.