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APHA applauds past presidents’ effort to bolster public confidence in COVID-19 vaccines

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MAR 11 2021

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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APHA applauds passage of American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 as a step toward healing and recovery

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MAR 10 2021

Legislation offers funding, expanded insurance access, tax credits for paid sick leave

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New APHA mapping tool tracks localities declaring racism a public health crisis

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MAR 04 2021

Declarations are a powerful first step toward advancing racial equity

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FDA’s authorization of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine opens wider path to normalcy for more Americans

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FEB 28 2021

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges C. Benjamin, MD

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APHA to Congress: To achieve mass vaccinations, we must reinforce trust, combat inequities and shore up our public health system

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FEB 26 2021

APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD, testifies on need for combatting mistrust and supporting public health

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After 12 months and 500K deaths, we must work together to end the pandemic

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FEB 22 2021

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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With healthcare.gov special enrollment now open, here’s what APHA wants you to know to get covered

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FEB 19 2021

Guidance and answers to top-of-mind questions on insurance coverage

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Dramatic drop in US life expectancy is grim hallmark of pandemic

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FEB 18 2021

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges C. Benjamin, MD

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APHA establishes Alliance to coordinate and support COVID-19 response, strengthen public health

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FEB 18 2021

Serving as a model to respond to the pandemic, improve public health

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Leading health and medical groups challenge EPA over inadequate ozone pollution limits

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FEB 11 2021

Statement from APHA, American Lung Association, American Academy of Pediatrics

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Don’t let COVID-19 keep you from protecting your health

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FEB 10 2021

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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Comprehensive Review of COVID-19 Vaccine Data Provides Roadmap to Improve US Rollout

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FEB 02 2021

New guidance outlines how states and Jurisdictions can Increase transparency and efficiency in vaccination data reporting nationwide

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APHA applauds President Biden’s executive actions to reunify families and provide health care to legal immigrants

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FEB 02 2021

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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As we celebrate Black History Month, let’s strengthen racial justice

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FEB 01 2021

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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APHA applauds President Biden’s executive actions to turn back barriers to affordable, comprehensive health care

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JAN 29 2021

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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March 2021 highlights from AJPH

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JAN 21 2021

Research on the widening of racial and ethnic disparities in U.S. hunger due to COVID-19 and more

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APHA welcomes President-elect Biden’s nomination of Rachel Levine as assistant health secretary for HHS

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JAN 19 2021

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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As the U.S. surpasses 400,000 deaths from COVID-19, we must listen to public health

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JAN 19 2021

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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APHA supports National Day of Racial Healing

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JAN 19 2021

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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APHA shares in commemorating the life and legacy of Dr. King

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JAN 18 2021

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD