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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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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

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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

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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

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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