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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US Capitol riot underscores need to condemn violence as pandemic ravages the nation

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JAN 08 2021

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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Make 2021 resolutions to benefit your personal, community health

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DEC 30 2020

We all have a role to play in building a healthier future

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APHA welcomes key health funding provisions in final FY 2021 spending and COVID relief bill

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DEC 22 2020

Bill will strengthen key public health agencies and coronavirus vaccination and prevention activities

AJPH news release

February 2021 highlights from AJPH

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DEC 22 2020

Research on health spending, opioid addiction, and more.

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Let's celebrate the holidays safely at home

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DEC 21 2020

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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APHA stands ready to work with strong Biden/Harris climate team

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DEC 19 2020

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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Authorization of Moderna vaccine expands access in battle against COVID-19

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DEC 18 2020

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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Creating a healthier nation: APHA announces public health priorities for 2021

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DEC 17 2020

“After a very difficult and challenging year for all of us, 2021 offers the chance to develop a clear and bright vision for what’s ahead.”

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FDA vaccine authorization marks hopeful turning point in battle against COVID-19

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DEC 12 2020

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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Help spread the word! Deadline for ACA open enrollment is Dec. 15

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DEC 11 2020

If you or someone you know needs health coverage, sign up today.

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APHA joins COVID Collaborative and bipartisan group of governors in historic call to action to defeat COVID-19

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DEC 10 2020

Call to Action addresses the five key pillars of an effective response to the pandemic

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Protect yourself from the flu: get vaccinated

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DEC 04 2020

With National Influenza Vaccination Week around the corner, APHA wants to remind everyone to get vaccinated this season.

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APHA book on racism honored as outstanding title for 2020

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DEC 03 2020

APHA Press book on racism gets honored.

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APHA celebrates Public Health Thank You Day

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NOV 23 2020

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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Celebrate safely this Thanksgiving at home

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NOV 20 2020

APHA wants you to stay safe and at home this Thanksgiving.

AJPH news release

January 2021 highlights from AJPH

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NOV 19 2020

Research on health spending, opioid addiction, and more.

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American Public Health Association and Biogen bring high schools curriculum on the health impacts of the climate crisis

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NOV 12 2020

Helping equip students to take action on the urgent challenge of climate change

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Native American Heritage Month a chance to highlight, address health inequities

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NOV 09 2020

APHA joins in celebrating Native American Heritage Month.

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Key health care voices weigh in ahead of Supreme Court arguments in ACA repeal lawsuit

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NOV 06 2020

APHA underscores the dire consequences of abolishing the ACA and the need to uphold the law amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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U.S. exit from Paris climate agreement unconscionable

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NOV 04 2020

APHA warns withdraw from Paris climate agreement exacerbates global response to climate change.

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We’re tired of COVID-19, but we need to stay vigilant

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NOV 02 2020

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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Have fun without the trick-or-treating this Halloween

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OCT 29 2020

APHA wants to remind everyone to stay safe this Halloween.