APHA

APHA


Official account of the American Public Health Association: For science. For action. For health.

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Today's mass shooting in Indianapolis is a horrific loss of life. This is our 147th mass shooting this year, and we're only three months in. We MUST end our nation's epidemic of gun violence

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APHA says president’s proposed FY 2022 budget plan will bolster public health:

Mental health is as important as physical health, former APHA president @carlsonlisam  tells Public Health Newswire.    #NPHw 

STD cases in the U.S. have reached an all-time high for the sixth year in a row, including a sharp increase in syphilis among newborns, CDC reports:

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Fatal shooting of Daunte Wright tragically underscores ongoing need to strengthen racial justice, APHA says in statement:

APHA's @AMJPublicHealth  is seeking articles and commentaries on the new frontiers of environmental justice. Submissions are due by April 21.

Save the date: APHA and @SeawallCo  web @PublicHealthnar  “One Year Later: Considerations for Communities Experiencing Dual Disaster Events.” Join us 4/21 for updated tips & tools to help prepare for the of #DualDisasterlooding  during : #COVID19 

US, China agree to cooperate on climate crisis with urgency (from @AP )

Half of US adults have received at least one COVID-19 shot (from @AP )

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Happy National Public Health Week 2018! Join us as we work to change our future together! April 2-8: #NPHW 

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New guidance from CDC says people who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can travel within the U.S. as long as they continue to take safety precautions:

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Racism is an ongoing public health crisis in the U.S. and it needs our attention now. Read APHA's full statement: #GeorgeFloyd 

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@PublicHealth  officials have produced a simple guide to make this a safe election for you & your community. Check out the #HealthyVoting  guide for your state. Listen to public health officials and healthy voting can be easy!

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"Any effort to remove funding from WHO, particularly in this time of crisis, would be a crime against humanity and endanger the health of Americans and people around the world." Read our statement: #COVID19 

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