APHA News Releases

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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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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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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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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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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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Take care this July Fourth: Avoid crowds, wear masks, keep your distance

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JUL 02 2020

The best place to celebrate this year is at home

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APHA, eight medical groups celebrate Supreme Court decision confirming patients' reproductive rights

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JUL 02 2020

Joint statement from APHA and eight medical groups

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APHA launches new resource hub at COVIDGuidance.org for public, policymakers

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JUN 29 2020

COVIDGuidance.org shares up-to-date, science-based information and tools

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APHA opposes administration legal action on ACA

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JUN 26 2020

Filing with U.S. Supreme Court aims to strike down ACA, threatens health and well-being of millions

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APHA would welcome D.C. as the 51st state, "Washington, Douglass Commonwealth"

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JUN 26 2020

House vote is "outstanding and history-making"

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Make this Father’s Day one he’ll remember — for the right reasons

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JUN 19 2020

“Give your Dad lots of love, laughter and a good time this Father’s Day, but don’t give him coronavirus.”

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Four Health and Medical Groups File Legal Action Defending Lifesaving Mercury and Air Toxics Standards

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JUN 19 2020

From the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Lung Association,APHA, and Physicians for Social Responsibility