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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 applauds Supreme Court decision preserving the Affordable Care Act

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JUN 17 2021

APHA commends U.S. Supreme Court's decision to preserve the Affordable Care Act

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Americans celebrate Juneteenth as observance becomes federal holiday

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JUN 17 2021

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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APHA rallies behind COVID-19 ‘National Vaccine Month of Action’

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JUN 07 2021

APHA participates in grassroots efforts to push vaccine outreach

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July 2021 highlights from the American Journal of Public Health

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MAY 20 2021

Research on drug overdose deaths, racial disparities in youth experiences with police, and more

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APHA: Celebrate Mother’s Day with hope and caution

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MAY 07 2021

Following CDC guidelines while showing appreciation for mom in person or virtually

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As vaccine demand slows down, new AJPH podcast episode discusses a rollout “tipping point” and the roadmap to getting the rest of America vaccinated

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MAY 06 2021

Looks at factors such as continued logistics of the vaccine and approaching people still hesitant

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APHA: FDA’s decision to begin prohibiting menthol cigarettes will save lives

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APR 29 2021

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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APHA applauds key public health provisions in President Biden’s “American Families Plan” released today

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APR 28 2021

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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One year after former president’s “Chinese virus” tweet, AJPH looks at anti-Asian racism and violence in new podcast episode

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APR 23 2021

Discusses findings of study on anti-Asian hashtags as hate crimes against AAPI community jump almost 150%

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On this Earth Day, let’s resolve to work together to improve environmental health

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APR 22 2021

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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APHA expresses relief and hope in response to justice delivered for George Floyd today

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APR 20 2021

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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Now that half of U.S. adults have received a COVID shot, APHA urges hope, gratitude and caution

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APR 19 2021

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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June 2021 highlights from the American Journal of Public Health

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APR 15 2021

Research on COVID-19 impact on drug overdoses, youth e-cigarette use and more

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Newest APHA Press book offers a public health approach to the gun violence epidemic

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APR 15 2021

"Gun Violence Prevention: A Public Health Approach"

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Fatal shooting of Daunte Wright tragically underscores ongoing need to strengthen racial justice

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APR 13 2021

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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APHA says president’s proposed FY 2022 budget plan will bolster public health

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APR 09 2021

President Biden's fiscal year budget plan includes funding for the Department of Health and Human Services and more.

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Putting evidence into action: APHA to host Policy Action Institute beginning April 8

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APR 05 2021

Keynote speeches, fireside chats, and panel discussions on ways to advance stronger public health policy

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National Public Health Week kicks off Monday, will rally communities around ‘Building Bridges to Better Health’

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APR 01 2021

Virtual events guided by daily themes that celebrate and advocate for public health

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APHA applauds inclusion of key health policy recommendations in President Biden’s American Jobs Plan proposal

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MAR 31 2021

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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National Academy of Medicine members urge Black Americans to get vaccinated

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MAR 30 2021

Joint statement with the National Academy of Medicine

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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