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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 announces Student Champions for Climate Justice award winners

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MAR 24 2021

FIve student groups to host virtual NPHW experiences

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APHA grieves horrific loss of life in Colorado supermarket shooting

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MAR 23 2021

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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APHA’s National Environmental Health Partnership Council announces environmental justice grantees

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MAR 19 2021

Recipients improve Hawaiian wetlands, train farmworkers on climate change, and build zero-waste coalitions

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APHA applauds Senate confirmation of Xavier Becerra as secretary of HHS

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MAR 19 2021

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

AJPH news release

May 2021 highlights from AJPH

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MAR 18 2021

Research on testing access reducing COVID-19 risks at homeless shelters and more

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This spring break, please stay vigilant against COVID-19

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MAR 18 2021

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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APHA mourns gun violence tragedy in Atlanta

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MAR 17 2021

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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100 million vaccine doses administered a landmark moment in fight against COVID-19

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MAR 13 2021

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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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

AJPH news release

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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