2020 ANNUAL MEETING

firefighter and fire

Annual Meeting / 2020 Annual Meeting


Wildfire cleanup another example of the power of partnerships
by

Kailey Shanks

on

October 26, 2020

Lessons learned from California include the importance of community involvement.
APHA 2020 Virtual logo

Annual Meeting / 2020 Annual Meeting


Healthy People 2030 sets course to improve health in the U.S.
by

Mark Barna

on

October 26, 2020

The latest 10-year health objectives come with a new emphasis on the social determinants.
APHA 2020 Virtual logo

Annual Meeting / 2020 Annual Meeting


Language about gun violence laws varies state to state
by

Melanie Padgett Powers

on

October 26, 2020

Study finds few news articles on gun violence mention prevention, need for more research.
mask-wearing man at outdoor voting booth

Annual Meeting / 2020 Annual Meeting


Is voting a public health issue?
by

Aaron Warnick

on

October 26, 2020

With voting underway, public health experts discuss the challenges of casting a ballot.
logo, APHA Public Health Film Festival

Annual Meeting / 2020 Annual Meeting


APHA 2020 Film Festival kicks off with message to combat racism
by

Kailey Shanks

on

October 26, 2020

Films unveil the consequences of racism, call on us to spark change.
Racism: Science & Tools for the Public Health Professional

Annual Meeting / Health Equity / 2020 Annual Meeting


APHA book offers tools to dismantle racism, create a healthier nation
by

Louise Dettman

on

October 26, 2020

Lead editors speak about “Racism: Science and Tools for the Public Health Professional.”
magnified image of coronavirus

Annual Meeting / Coronavirus / 2020 Annual Meeting


As pandemic slams communities of color, disparities could widen
by

Mark Barna

on

October 26, 2020

Many of the same factors that lead to alcohol, tobacco disparities also contribute to COVID-19 spread.
grocery store checkout

Annual Meeting / 2020 Annual Meeting


OSHA failing to protect workers during COVID-19 pandemic
by

Melanie Padgett Powers

on

October 25, 2020

“Government malfeasance has consequences. Workers got sick and died.”