The outbreak of COVID-19 has raised many questions regarding money and health care funding. Amber Elliot, the St. Francois County Health Department Administrator, joined Regional Radio for a Coronavirus roundtable on Tuesday. She talked a little bit about the public health funding in Missouri.

Public Health officials can’t do their jobs because of underfunded programs.

Health care workers struggle with he amount of work they are having to do with increased panic in the community. More funds could help pay for workers to take some of the stress off those working in the field.

Listen to the entire Coronavirus roundtable.