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

on

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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All Things APHA / Coronavirus


A safe reopening: “We’re all in this together.”
by

Louise Dettman

on

May 14, 2020

APHA executive director advises congressional subcommittee on COVID-19.
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Coronavirus / Injury / Prevention


Pandemic elevates concerns about violence, harm at home
by

Louise Dettman

on

May 12, 2020

Preventing intimate partner violence, child maltreatment during COVID-19.
Georges Benjamin and Carmelo Anthony

Coronavirus / Health Equity


COVID-19's impact on the black community
by

Louise Dettman

on

May 07, 2020

NBA superstar Carmelo Anthony interviews APHA’s Georges Benjamin, MD.
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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

on

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.”
Nurses and Midwives Clean Care is in Your Hands

Workforce / Prevention


It’s National Nurses Day!
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Louise Dettman

on

May 06, 2020

Thank those on the front lines by washing your hands.
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Coronavirus / Health Equity


Equity at the intersection of race and housing
by

Louise Dettman

on

May 01, 2020

Addressing homelessness during the COVID-19 pandemic.

From APHA Press

cover of Racism: Science and Tools for the Public Health Professional

Physical Activity & Public Health A Practitioner's Guide