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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December 2020 highlights from AJPH

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OCT 15 2020

Research on health spending, opioid addiction, and more.

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APHA denounces SCOTUS Census decision

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OCT 14 2020

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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Public health organizations condemn herd immunity scheme for controlling spread of SARS-CoV-2

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OCT 14 2020

APHA and several public health organizations call out 'Great Barrington Declaration'

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November 2020 highlights from AJPH

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OCT 14 2020

Research on police violence on mental health, innovations in school meals programs, and more.

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APHA announces 2020 awards for excellence in public health

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OCT 07 2020

Awards will be presented during the virtual 2020 APHA Annual Meeting and Expo

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News of president and first lady testing positive for COVID-19 reminds us to remain vigilant

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OCT 02 2020

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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Special issue of AJPH tackles Health Misinformation on Social Media

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OCT 01 2020

“The onslaught of misinformation about COVID-19 grabbed news headlines and became a key theme in both public and private discourse."

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Media Advisory: COVID-19, racism and violence prevention to take center stage at APHA 2020

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SEP 28 2020

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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Don't be fooled: Executive order offers no real protections for those with preexisting conditions

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SEP 25 2020

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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APHA denounces order banning trainings that address racial and sex stereotyping

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SEP 25 2020

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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Rethinking US policy and practices at 200,000 COVID-19 deaths

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SEP 19 2020

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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Extreme weather, destruction reminders of urgent need for climate action

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SEP 18 2020

“Unfortunately, unpredictable, more severe weather patterns may become the new normal ."

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APHA mourns the loss of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

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SEP 18 2020

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges C. Benjamin, MD

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Cancer and health leaders call for action to reduce burden of cancer by addressing environmental risk factors

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SEP 17 2020

Statement from APHA and the Cancer Free Economy Network

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APHA urges inquiry into federal immigrant center medical practices

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SEP 17 2020

Statement from APHA regarding disturbing and alleged practices at ICE facility

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Make a plan today to get your flu shot

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SEP 16 2020

"It's more important than ever to get a flu shot."

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Hispanic Heritage Month underscores need to address health disparities

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SEP 15 2020

COVID-19 has taken a disproportionate toll on Hispanic communities

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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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