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Sep

03

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Frequently Asked Influenza (Flu) Questions: 2020-21 Season

Posted by on September 3rd, 2020 0 comments Tags: ,

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) website provides updated information answering common questions about the 2020-21 flu season. Questions address topics such as the flu vaccine, getting the flu vaccine during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the difference between the flu and COVID-19.

Posted in: Health Information, Public Health, Websites

Sep

01

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Virtual Symposium: Advancing the Response to COVID-19

Posted by on September 1st, 2020 0 comments Tags: , ,

Registration is now open for Advancing the Response to COVID-19: Sharing Promising Programs and Practices for Racial and Ethnic Minority Communities, a virtual symposium hosted by the HHS Office of Minority Health (OMH) on September 17 from 12:00 – 6:00 p.m. ET. Register today to learn from national, state, Tribal and local experts leading these… Read More »

Posted in: Health Information, Minority Health Concerns, Public Health, Webinars

Aug

31

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CEO of All of Us participates in Washington Post’s Live Event

Posted by on August 31st, 2020 0 comments Tags: , ,

Josh Denny, MD, Chief Executive Officer of the All of Us Research Program, recently participated in the Washington Post’s Live “America’s Health Future”, a series that highlights innovative ways healthcare is being provided. The latest conversation included the impact COVID-19 and data collection during a pandemic could have on the future of the healthcare system…. Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Public Health

Aug

19

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Advancing the Response to COVID-19: Sharing Promising Programs and Practices for Racial and Ethnic Minority Communities

Posted by on August 19th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , ,

The HHS Office of Minority Health (OMH) is hosting a virtual symposium on Thursday, September 17, 2020 to highlight state, tribal, territorial and community-based efforts to address COVID-19 among racial and ethnic minority populations. The Advancing the Response to COVID-19: Sharing Promising Programs and Practices for Racial and Ethnic Minority Communities virtual symposium will feature national,… Read More »

Posted in: Minority Health Concerns, Public Health, Webinars

Aug

11

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Join the Healthy People 2030 Launch Webcast

Posted by on August 11th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , ,

On August 18, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will unveil the latest edition of Healthy People! Healthy People 2030 is a set of science-based, 10-year national objectives for improving health and well-being in the United States. During the webcast, we’ll highlight the new Healthy People 2030 goals and objectives and provide… Read More »

Posted in: Health Information, Public Health, Webinars, Websites

Aug

06

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NNLM SCR Webinar: Creating Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Front Line Workers: One Way Libraries Can Contribute to the Pandemic Response

Posted by on August 6th, 2020 0 comments Tags:

The UTA Libraries FabLab has contributed to the national movement among makerspaces to craft sewn masks and 3D printed face shields for the community and for front line health care workers in the COVID-19 pandemic. This webinar will cover the approach to safely facilitate the making of these Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) items; how they… Read More »

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness, Public Health, Webinars

Jul

28

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NNLM Reading Club – Black Maternal Health

Posted by on July 28th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , ,

Black Maternal Health is the inaugural topic for the new Racism and Health Series. NNLM encourages you to select one of the three books pictured that are written by Black authors. Bring your book-discussion group into one of the central conversations impacting our nation as the NNLM Reading Club focuses on Racism and Health for… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Public Health

Jul

09

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Rural Community Toolbox: Funding & Tools to Build Healthy Drug-Free Rural Communities

Posted by on July 9th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , ,

The Rural Community Toolbox: Funding & Tools to Build Healthy Drug-Free Rural Communities was created by the Office of National Drug Control Policy’s Rural Opioid Federal Interagency Working Group. This comprehensive toolbox provides information about grant funding for drug-free rural communities, resources for treatment and services for individuals, community assessment resources, a rural community action… Read More »

Posted in: Public Health, Rural, Scholarships and Grants, Substance Addiction and Misuse, Veterans Resources, Websites

Jun

04

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Webinar: Racism: The Ultimate Underlying Condition

Posted by on June 4th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , ,

The American Public Health Association is hosting a four-part webinar series to give an in-depth look at racism as a driving force of the social determinants of health and equity. The series will explore efforts to address systems, policies and practices designed to limit and shape opportunities for people of color. The presenters will highlight… Read More »

Posted in: Minority Health Concerns, Public Health, Webinars

May

21

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COVID-19 and Health Inequities

Posted by on May 21st, 2020 0 comments Tags: , ,

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, so does the propagation of information about the health equity issues and disparities marginalized communities experience. The American Medical Association (AMA) created a web page dedicated to the topic of health equity, with resources about the impact on marginalized and minority communities, including racial and ethnic minorities and those with… Read More »

Posted in: Health Information, Minority Health Concerns, Public Health

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