APHA News Releases

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Public health leaders identify policies and practices that can advance health and racial equity

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OCT 06 2021

APHA, de Beaumont Foundation, National Collaborative for Health Equity working together on "Healing Through Policy"

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APHA announces 2021 awards for excellence in public health

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SEP 30 2021

Awards will be presented during the virtual 2021 APHA Annual Meeting and Expo

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Mississippi’s ban on abortions puts women and families at risk

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SEP 29 2021

APHA and others submit amicus brief to U.S. Supreme Court

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Overcoming health disparities, inequities requires renewed focus on policy, says APHA Press book

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SEP 23 2021

Revitalizing policy is key to addressing social, economic and health disparities in the U.S.

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As more states legalize cannabis, new APHA Press book offers public health perspective

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SEP 23 2021

Detailing the health impact of cannabis use

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APHA applauds president’s COVID-19 action plan

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SEP 10 2021

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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APHA dismayed over Texas abortion ban, court refusal to act

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SEP 01 2021

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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Guiding public health in disaster management: New APHA Press book includes pandemic lessons learned

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AUG 31 2021

Focuses on public health preparation in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, other natural disasters

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APHA amplifies ‘real talk’ on COVID-19 with new web series

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AUG 26 2021

"Barbershop Medicine" videos explore COVID-19, health and racial justice from the Black experience

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New APHA Press book encourages, supports healthy aging

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AUG 18 2021

Focus includes health care disparities confronting older adults and methods to tackle those barriers

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CDC follows data with new guidance on masking against COVID-19

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JUL 27 2021

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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Joint statement in support of COVID-19 vaccine mandates for all workers in health and long-term care

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JUL 26 2021

APHA, other major health and medical groups "stand with the growing number of experts and institutions that support the requirement for universal vaccination of health workers"

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

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JUL 15 2021

House Appropriations Committee approves nearly $2.7 billion funding increase for CDC, other key public health investments

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APHA applauds Supreme Court decision preserving the Affordable Care Act

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JUN 17 2021

APHA commends U.S. Supreme Court's decision to preserve the Affordable Care Act

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Americans celebrate Juneteenth as observance becomes federal holiday

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JUN 17 2021

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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APHA rallies behind COVID-19 ‘National Vaccine Month of Action’

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JUN 07 2021

APHA participates in grassroots efforts to push vaccine outreach

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APHA: Celebrate Mother’s Day with hope and caution

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MAY 07 2021

Following CDC guidelines while showing appreciation for mom in person or virtually

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APHA: FDA’s decision to begin prohibiting menthol cigarettes will save lives

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APR 29 2021

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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APHA applauds key public health provisions in President Biden’s “American Families Plan” released today

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APR 28 2021

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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On this Earth Day, let’s resolve to work together to improve environmental health

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APR 22 2021

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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APHA expresses relief and hope in response to justice delivered for George Floyd today

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APR 20 2021

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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Now that half of U.S. adults have received a COVID shot, APHA urges hope, gratitude and caution

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APR 19 2021

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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Newest APHA Press book offers a public health approach to the gun violence epidemic

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APR 15 2021

"Gun Violence Prevention: A Public Health Approach"