APHA News Releases

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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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Healthy People 2030 sets stage for progress

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AUG 18 2020

APHA helps unveil new health objectives for nation.

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Stop the spread and show you care: Wear a mask to protect others from COVID-19

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JUL 30 2020

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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Americans with Disabilities Act continues to break down barriers, says APHA on law’s 30th anniversary

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JUL 25 2020

APHA is pleased to recognize the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the landmark law that continues to remove obstacles to inclusion for people with disabilities.

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The U.S. now has 4 million cases of coronavirus. Here’s how we stop it from infecting another million

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JUL 23 2020

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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Most of United States not reporting essential COVID-19 data

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JUL 21 2020

APHA among public health leaders responding to troubling gaps in U.S. coronavirus data

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APHA mourns passing of John Lewis, civil rights and public health champion

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JUL 18 2020

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD