Noah TabordaReporter, KCUR and Side Effects
Noah Taborda is a health reporter at KCUR. He started his journalism career in public radio at KBIA in Columbia, Missouri, covering local government while earning his bachelor’s degree in radio broadcasting at the University of Missouri School of Journalism. Noah previously worked as an intern at KCUR on the talk show Central Standard and then in the newsroom before covering the state government for the Kansas Reflector. He’s a 2020 Air New Voices Scholar. Noah can be reached at email@example.com.
Public health workers say they are fighting an uphill battle since COVID. The lackluster funding isn't helpingAcross the Kansas City metro, departments are making strategic efforts to rebuild since COVID and prepare for future health emergencies. But they are fighting uphill battles against lackluster funding, a mass exodus of employees and public perception.