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CDC: Vaccine for recent flu season cut visits to doctors by nearly half
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Kim Krisberg

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May 14, 2020

This season’s flu vaccine was 45% effective overall and 55% effective among children and teens, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported in February.
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US public health meets COVID-19 head-on: Pandemic squeezes long-underfunded public health system
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Kim Krisberg

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May 06, 2020

“We’re a close-knit community and so there’s not a lot of panic when a crisis happens,” Staats, an APHA member, told The Nation’s Health in March. “We’re starting to get an influx of calls, but it’s nothing we didn’t expect. Right now, we’re just taking it one day at a time.”
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NPHW guest post: To improve health outcomes, we must address the inequalities of economics
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Kim Krisberg

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April 12, 2020

As COVID-19 moves through the country, the consequences of inequity are clearer than ever.
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NPHW guest post: It’s time to support effective ways to end and prevent homelessness
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Kim Krisberg

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April 11, 2020

The solution to the rising challenge of homelessness is simple: housing ends homelessness.
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NPHW guest post: Now more than ever, schools are a vital resource for vulnerable communities
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Kim Krisberg

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April 10, 2020

COVID-19 underscores the critical role of schools in protecting the health and well-being of our youth and families.
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NPHW guest post: Will the lessons of the pandemic stick?
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Kim Krisberg

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April 09, 2020

The response to COVID-19 offers insights for improving the public’s health, including the fight against climate change.
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NPHW guest post: Preventing childhood poisonings
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Kim Krisberg

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April 08, 2020

Working at the intersection of addiction, adverse childhood experiences and unintentional poisonings.
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NPHW guest post: Big data holds huge promise for maternal and child health
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Kim Krisberg

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April 07, 2020

New data techniques could transform research and boost efforts to protect women and their children.
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NPHW guest post: Protecting mental health in a global pandemic
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Kim Krisberg

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April 06, 2020

As the world responds to COVID-19, we must not overlook the importance of mental health and well-being.
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Annual Meeting


Closing General Session: ‘History isn’t our fault, but it is our responsibility’
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Kim Krisberg

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November 07, 2019

Racism and its defining role in American history must be acknowledged and called out if we’re ever going to achieve true health equity.
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New APHA policy statements adopted in Philadelphia
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Kim Krisberg

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November 06, 2019

Topics include environmental justice, drinking water safety and attacks on public health workers.

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