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Review APHA news releases and statements on key public health topics, from health reform to violence prevention to public health funding and more. For more information, please call APHA Communications at 202-777-2509 or email us.

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Mask up this Labor Day weekend

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SEP 04 2020

APHA wants you to mask up this Labor Day.

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Celebrating public health workers on Labor Day

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SEP 03 2020

"Everyone working in public health deserves our respect, admiration and thanks."

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On anniversary of Dr. King’s ‘I Have a Dream’ speech, racism remains a public health crisis

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AUG 28 2020

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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New COVID-19 testing advice could endanger lives

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AUG 27 2020

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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October 2020 Highlights

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AUG 20 2020

Research on universal vaccinations missing seniors and vulnerable people, effect of firearm restrictions on homicides, and more

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Healthy People 2030 sets stage for progress

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AUG 18 2020

APHA helps unveil new health objectives for nation.

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Stop the spread and show you care: Wear a mask to protect others from COVID-19

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JUL 30 2020

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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Americans with Disabilities Act continues to break down barriers, says APHA on law’s 30th anniversary

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JUL 25 2020

APHA is pleased to recognize the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the landmark law that continues to remove obstacles to inclusion for people with disabilities.

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The U.S. now has 4 million cases of coronavirus. Here’s how we stop it from infecting another million

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JUL 23 2020

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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Most of United States not reporting essential COVID-19 data

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JUL 21 2020

APHA among public health leaders responding to troubling gaps in U.S. coronavirus data

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APHA mourns passing of John Lewis, civil rights and public health champion

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JUL 18 2020

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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Newly announced order for hospitals to bypass CDC and send coronavirus patient information directly to Washington database likely to worsen pandemic response rather than improve It

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JUL 15 2020

Joint statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD, leaders of TFAH, Resolve to Save Lives, NACCHO, IDSA, Big Cities Health Coalition

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New Research Shows How Enhanced Connectivity between Health and Social Service Systems Can Reduce Inequality, Inefficiency

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JUL 14 2020

Special AJPH issue features research focused on aligning health and social systems to improve population health

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APHA applauds passage of bill providing key public health agency funding increases

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JUL 13 2020

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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Addressing unequal impact of COVID-19 requires sound public health strategies that confront racism

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JUL 10 2020

APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD, testifies before House Committee on Homeland Security, Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Recovery

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Advocate Plan To Reopen Schools: School Buildings and Occupants Can Speed or Slow the Spread of COVID-19

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JUL 09 2020

APHA among coalition members releasing national call to action

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White House effort to circumvent CDC’s school-opening guidance undermines health and safety

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JUL 09 2020

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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As US reaches 3 million confirmed COVID-19 cases, public health is needed more than ever

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JUL 08 2020

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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