In this episode, we talk with Nancy Arbon, the Customer Relations Manager at the Utah Public Health Laboratory, and George McEwan, the Director of Information Technology at the Utah Department of Health.
Listen as we discuss how GIS was used at the state government level during the covid-19 pandemic.
Learn how technology and human relationships play a key role during a health crisis or outbreak and how these relationships in Utah have strengthened during the covid-19 pandemic.
We hear about data standardization and how it's important when aggregating data.
We also hear how privacy and security are items we need to be keenly aware of as we visualize more data on the map.
And then, how the GIS component is critical when deploying social services and resources.
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