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Aug

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Funded Project: Resource Database for Community Health Workers

Posted by on August 2nd, 2022 0 comments Tags: , ,

This blog post is an excerpt from Community Health Workers: The State of the Evidence, 2021, written by Elijah Olivas and Hannah Marcus, and edited by Jaime Holbrook. Community health workers play a critical role in maintaining and improving individual and collective health outcomes. Yet their contributions and potential remain under-recognized and CHW programs underfunded. By… Read More »

Posted in: Funded Project

Sep

20

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Resources You Can Use: Low-Cost, No-Cost Preparedness

Posted by on September 20th, 2021 0 comments Tags: ,

September is national preparedness month and the week three theme was “Low-Cost, No-Cost Preparedness.” But what does that mean? What actions can we take to prepare for emergencies that are low or no cost? Preparedness can feel daunting, but it isn’t an all or nothing activity. Small actions can make a big difference during and… Read More »

Posted in: Blog

Aug

20

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Resources You Can Use: Hurricane Season

Posted by on August 20th, 2021 0 comments Tags: ,

It’s that time of year again. Hurricane season in the Atlantic Basin (Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico) is from June 1 to November 30 and peaks in mid-August to late October.   Here in the Northeast, hurricanes may not be the first thing we think of when we think about preparing for… Read More »

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Jul

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Resources You Can Use: Climate Change and Extreme Heat

Posted by on July 18th, 2021 0 comments Tags: , ,

A few weeks ago, a heat wave in the Northwest lead to a strongly worded statement from Seattle-King County Public Health and Oregon Health Authority urging Portland residents to seek help from their primary care providers for heat related illness due to high demand in Emergency Departments. At the same time another heat wave in… Read More »

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Apr

17

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Reflecting on NEGM20 and Looking Forward on NER Graphic Medicine Initiative

Posted by on April 17th, 2020 0 comments Tags: ,

When you put together an event, you don’t want attendees to know what goes on behind the scenes.  But it’s important to draw back the curtain and note that the 2020 New England Graphic Medicine Conference (NEGM20) was supposed to be an in-person conference held on MCPHS’s Boston campus March 26-28.  NEGM20 became an online… Read More »

Posted in: Communities of Interest, Graphic Medicine

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