News Releases

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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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APHA celebrates Public Health Thank You Day

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NOV 23 2020

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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Celebrate safely this Thanksgiving at home

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NOV 20 2020

APHA wants you to stay safe and at home this Thanksgiving.

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January 2021 highlights from AJPH

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NOV 19 2020

Research on health spending, opioid addiction, and more.

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American Public Health Association and Biogen bring high schools curriculum on the health impacts of the climate crisis

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NOV 12 2020

Helping equip students to take action on the urgent challenge of climate change

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Native American Heritage Month a chance to highlight, address health inequities

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NOV 09 2020

APHA joins in celebrating Native American Heritage Month.

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Key health care voices weigh in ahead of Supreme Court arguments in ACA repeal lawsuit

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NOV 06 2020

APHA underscores the dire consequences of abolishing the ACA and the need to uphold the law amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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U.S. exit from Paris climate agreement unconscionable

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NOV 04 2020

APHA warns withdraw from Paris climate agreement exacerbates global response to climate change.

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We’re tired of COVID-19, but we need to stay vigilant

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NOV 02 2020

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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Have fun without the trick-or-treating this Halloween

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OCT 29 2020

APHA wants to remind everyone to stay safe this Halloween.

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American Public Health Association’s first virtual meeting connects workforce

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OCT 28 2020

More than 9,000 public health professionals gathered online to share science, best practices

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Toxic Environments, Trauma and Inter-Sectional Violence during COVID-19

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OCT 27 2020

A glimpse into regional conversations on COVID-19 challenges and solutions

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Closing General Session: “Moving Away From Hate — A Way Forward”

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OCT 27 2020

A discussion about the state of hate groups in our nation

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Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in Climate and Health Adaptation Planning

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OCT 26 2020

Addressing systemic injustices and working toward climate justice

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COVID-19 as an Amplifier of Mass Incarceration Public Health Crisis

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OCT 26 2020

Examining strategies to reduce mass incarceration, fund community social services and mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic

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Shaping the Narrative: The Media's Influence on the Perception of Violence

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OCT 26 2020

How public health can counter media misinformation on violence

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New public health policy statements adopted at APHA 2020

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OCT 25 2020

topics include e-cigarettes, children's vision care and the separation of immigrant families

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Why is voting a public health issue and what can public health do to maximize voter turnout?

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OCT 25 2020

Organizing the vote for minimal health risk during the pandemic, how increased voter engagement results in passage of ballot measures and the election of candidates supporting better health outcomes and reduced inequities

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Health Misinformation on Social Media: Introduction to the AJPH special issue

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OCT 25 2020

An AJPH special issue examined a range of anti-vaccine views, rumors and conspiracy theories about COVID-19 and unproven cancer treatments.

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APHA Annual Meeting and Expo Monday General Session: “Policy-Mediated Violence: A Threat to Health”

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OCT 25 2020

Exploring the role of policy formation and implementation

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Annual Meeting session will explore COVID-19 and social injustice

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OCT 25 2020

Hear from Shankar Vendantam, Bryan Stevenson, APHA President Lisa Carlson

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APHA Annual Meeting and Expo Opening General Session: “Science of Violent Behavior”

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OCT 24 2020

Hear from Shankar Vendantam, Bryan Stevenson, APHA President Lisa Carlson

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APHA denounces widespread loosening of alcohol regulations, calls for policy changes

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OCT 19 2020

“We need to strengthen science-based policies to prevent alcohol-related deaths and community harms."

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What you can do to vote safely

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OCT 15 2020

No civic task is more important than voting