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How anti-vaxxers are set to endanger public health again

How anti-vaxxers are set to endanger public health again

We’re merely halfway into the year, and yet 2020 has challenged us with a global plague, months of lockdown, economic devastation, the most dire unemployment s [...] Read full article: How anti-vaxxers are set to endanger pub...→

Pause in cancer treatments during COVID may cause other public health crisis

Pause in cancer treatments during COVID may cause other public health crisis

Yet another unfortunate outcome of the COVID-19 pandemic: More people with cancer are going undiagnosed and untreated. Read full article: Pause in cancer treatments during COVID ...→

J.J. Abrams' production company Bad Robot releases 20-page employee guide on practicing anti-racism

J.J. Abrams' production company Bad Robot releases 20-page employee guide on practicing anti-racism

Director J.J. Abrams’ production company, Bad Robot, released a 20-page guide to help its employees practice anti-racism. Read full article: J.J. Abrams' production company Bad Robo...→

With COVID Cares phone line, Minnesota mental health professionals offer support in time of crisis | MinnPost

With COVID Cares phone line, Minnesota mental health professionals offer support in time of crisis | MinnPost

COVID Cares Support Service is a statewide phone line offering free, anonymous support for people experiencing stress and anxiety; it's staffed by a volunteer [...] Read full article: With COVID Cares phone line, Minnesota m...→

LA County public health director reveals violent threats against her over coronavirus response

LA County public health director reveals violent threats against her over coronavirus response

Los Angeles County's top health official said Monday that she and others in similar roles have received death threats over safety measures to prevent the sprea [...] Read full article: LA County public health director reveals...→

Minneapolis police chief calls recent spate of gun violence ‘public health crisis’ | MinnPost

Plus: online video shows ex-Minneapolis officer charged in George Floyd’s death confronted at a grocery store; four die in wrong way crash on I-35W; Twins' Nel [...] Read full article: Minneapolis police chief calls recent sp...→

Illinois Department of Public Health

The Illinois Department of Public Health announced Saturday an investigation into the sudden increase of foodborne illnesses in the state. Health officials rec [...] Read full article: Illinois Department of Public Health...→

Racism is a public health crisis: Chicago hospitals, clinics

Naming racism a public health crisis, 36 of Chicago’s largest hospitals and clinics pledge to improve health equity across the city. Read full article: Racism is a public health crisis: Chicag...→

Coronavirus Updates: California Issues Mask Order, Trump Defies Public Health Experts To Hold Rally In Oklahoma

Coronavirus Updates: California Issues Mask Order, Trump Defies Public Health Experts To Hold Rally In Oklahoma

“Simply put, we are seeing too many people with faces uncovered — putting at risk the real progress we have made in fighting the disease,” Newsom said. Read full article: Coronavirus Updates: California Issues M...→

Public service workers essential during COVID-19 crisis

Public service workers essential during COVID-19 crisis

Yet the Chicago Sun-Times Editorial Board seems to think the appropriate response to this crisis is to cut their income and increase their workload. Read full article: Public service workers essential during ...→

Dallas County Declares Racism a Public Health Emergency

Dallas County Declares Racism a Public Health Emergency

Dallas County Commissioners have declared racism a public health emergency, the Dallas Morning News reports. Read full article: Dallas County Declares Racism a Public H...→

San Bernardino County declares racism a public health crisis

San Bernardino County declares racism a public health crisis

County supervisors also voted Tuesday, June 23, to create a panel to address the effects of racism in health care, law and justice and economic opportunity Read full article: San Bernardino County declares racism a ...→

Head of Harvard Global Health Institute thinks the U.S. needs a mask policy ‘across the country’

Head of Harvard Global Health Institute thinks the U.S. needs a mask policy ‘across the country’

"Just as I can't walk into a retail store and light up a cigarette, I shouldn't be able to walk into a retail store without wearing a mask." Read full article: Head of Harvard Global Health Institute ...→

Public Health Workers Fighting Virus Face Growing Threats

Four New York regions meet the criteria to begin reopening on Friday. New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order allowing nonessential construction, [...] Read full article: Public Health Workers Fighting Virus Fac...→

Public Health Officials Resign Amid Threats During Pandemic

Public Health Officials Resign Amid Threats During Pandemic

Across the US, many people have taken issue with guidance from health officials -- as the act of wearing a mask to protect others during a pandemic has become [...] Read full article: Public Health Officials Resign Amid Thre...→

LA County Public Health Director Confirms She's Received Death Threats Over Coronavirus Restrictions

LA County Public Health Director Confirms She's Received Death Threats Over Coronavirus Restrictions

Dr. Barbara Ferrer, who has been holding briefings almost daily since March, said she holds the briefings herself in order to protect her team from similar thr [...] Read full article: LA County Public Health Director Confirm...→

Santa Clara County’s health officer Sara Cody: From public hero to public enemy no. 1?

Santa Clara County’s health officer Sara Cody: From public hero to public enemy no. 1?

Dr. Cody says she understands the economic impact and the frustrations with the coronavirus lockdown, but “you can help someone who lost a business or a job. I [...] Read full article: Santa Clara County’s health officer Sara...→

Jefferson County public health officials declare systemic racism a public health crisis

Jefferson County public health officials declare systemic racism a public health crisis

Jefferson County public health officials on Tuesday declared systemic racism a public health crisis and passed a resolution that directs the local health agenc [...] Read full article: Jefferson County public health officials...→

Mask Policies at AMC, American Stoke Furor Over Public Health

Mask Policies at AMC, American Stoke Furor Over Public Health

The coronavirus pandemic, and President Donald Trump's response to it, have put corporate chiefs in an uncomfortable position: Deciding on mask-wearing policie [...] Read full article: Mask Policies at AMC, American Stoke Fur...→

Alarm as vaccine foes, anti-mask activists target public health officials

Alarm as vaccine foes, anti-mask activists target public health officials

An alliance of anti-vaccine activists and those protesting California’s coronavirus restrictions is alarming public health officials who have expressed concern [...] Read full article: Alarm as vaccine foes, anti-mask activis...→

1,000 L.A. Restaurants Found Breaking Public Health Rules - LA Weekly

L.A. Public Health visited 2,000 Los Angeles restaurants and found that half of them were not adhering to its “Safer L.A.” regulations.  Read full article: 1,000 L.A. Restaurants Found Breaking Pu...→

San Jose: Public Health Officer Sara Cody receiving threats over her handling of coronavirus closures

San Jose: Public Health Officer Sara Cody receiving threats over her handling of coronavirus closures

In an interview Tuesday, Cody did not address the threats specifically, but said “we’ve all taken more heat than we usually take. I try as much as possible to [...] Read full article: San Jose: Public Health Officer Sara Cod...→

LA City Council Plan Would Replace Police With Public Officials To Respond To Neighbor Disputes, Mental Health Calls

LA City Council Plan Would Replace Police With Public Officials To Respond To Neighbor Disputes, Mental Health Calls

A City Council motion introduced Tuesday would create what officials are calling a "nonviolent crisis response team" to replace police officers in responding t [...] Read full article: LA City Council Plan Would Replace Polic...→

As COVID-19 cases surge, Austin Public Health says contact tracing isn’t doing much

As COVID-19 cases surge, Austin Public Health says contact tracing isn’t doing much

Austin Public Health is reporting alarming numbers paired with alarming news that contact tracing efforts may not be very effective in slowing the spread local [...] Read full article: As COVID-19 cases surge, Austin Public H...→

Fraser and Smith: Public health professionals fight for everyone’s life – they deserve a break, too

Fraser and Smith: Public health professionals fight for everyone’s life – they deserve a break, too

Public health professionals at every level want one thing for their communities: life free from this novel coronavirus.  Read full article: Fraser and Smith: Public health professi...→

Public health workers fighting the coronavirus are facing growing threats from e [...]

Public health workers fighting the coronavirus are facing growing threats from elected officials and members of the public who are frustrated with the lockdown [...] Read full article: Public health workers fighting the coron...→

Santa Clara County officials push to declare racism a public health crisis

Santa Clara County officials push to declare racism a public health crisis

Local civil rights leaders called the resolutions a positive first step but emphasized that the county must push beyond symbolic gestures to uproot systemic ra [...] Read full article: Santa Clara County officials push to dec...→

LA County Public Health Officer Tells of Repeated Death Threats Amid Pandemic - Times of San Diego

Los Angeles County's top public health official said Monday her life has been threatened repeatedly but promised to continue to "follow the science." Read full article: LA County Public Health Officer Tells of...→

Dr. Siegel on Trump rally backlash: No different than protests 'from a purely public health point of view'

Dr. Siegel on Trump rally backlash: No different than protests 'from a purely public health point of view'

 Fox News medical contributor Dr. Marc Siegel called out the double standard of President Trump's critics who cited coronavirus concerns following his campaign [...] Read full article: Dr. Siegel on Trump rally backlash: No d...→

Rising coronavirus cases among Latinos alarm public health experts

Rising coronavirus cases among Latinos alarm public health experts

Latinos age 25 to 54 have a coronavirus mortality rate at least five times greater than white people. Read full article: Rising coronavirus cases among Latinos a...→

California Public Health Officers Resigning Amid Criticism Over Pandemic Rules - Times of San Diego

Local public health officers are being second-guessed, harassed and threatened by residents angry about pandemic shutdowns. Some have simply quit. Read full article: California Public Health Officers Resign...→

Former Tony Fauci trainee steering Jefferson Health through COVID-19 crisis

Former Tony Fauci trainee steering Jefferson Health through COVID-19 crisis

John Zurlo once helped the NIAID head with HIV/AIDS research. Now, he's an invaluable cog in the local pandemic response Read full article: Former Tony Fauci trainee steering Jeffe...→

How anti-vaxxers are set to endanger public health again

How anti-vaxxers are set to endanger public health again

We’re merely halfway into the year, and yet 2020 has challenged us with a global plague, months of lockdown, economic devastation, the most dire unemployment s [...] Read full article: How anti-vaxxers are set to endanger pub...→

As COVID-19 cases surge, Austin Public Health says contact tracing isn’t doing much

As COVID-19 cases surge, Austin Public Health says contact tracing isn’t doing much

Austin Public Health is reporting alarming numbers paired with alarming news that contact tracing efforts may not be very effective in slowing the spread local [...] Read full article: As COVID-19 cases surge, Austin Public H...→

San Bernardino County declares racism a public health crisis

San Bernardino County declares racism a public health crisis

County supervisors also voted Tuesday, June 23, to create a panel to address the effects of racism in health care, law and justice and economic opportunity Read full article: San Bernardino County declares racism a ...→

J.J. Abrams' production company Bad Robot releases 20-page employee guide on practicing anti-racism

J.J. Abrams' production company Bad Robot releases 20-page employee guide on practicing anti-racism

Director J.J. Abrams’ production company, Bad Robot, released a 20-page guide to help its employees practice anti-racism. Read full article: J.J. Abrams' production company Bad Robo...→

Fraser and Smith: Public health professionals fight for everyone’s life – they deserve a break, too

Fraser and Smith: Public health professionals fight for everyone’s life – they deserve a break, too

Public health professionals at every level want one thing for their communities: life free from this novel coronavirus.  Read full article: Fraser and Smith: Public health professi...→

Public Health Workers Fighting Virus Face Growing Threats

Four New York regions meet the criteria to begin reopening on Friday. New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order allowing nonessential construction, [...] Read full article: Public Health Workers Fighting Virus Fac...→

With COVID Cares phone line, Minnesota mental health professionals offer support in time of crisis | MinnPost

With COVID Cares phone line, Minnesota mental health professionals offer support in time of crisis | MinnPost

COVID Cares Support Service is a statewide phone line offering free, anonymous support for people experiencing stress and anxiety; it's staffed by a volunteer [...] Read full article: With COVID Cares phone line, Minnesota m...→

Santa Clara County officials push to declare racism a public health crisis

Santa Clara County officials push to declare racism a public health crisis

Local civil rights leaders called the resolutions a positive first step but emphasized that the county must push beyond symbolic gestures to uproot systemic ra [...] Read full article: Santa Clara County officials push to dec...→

LA County Public Health Director Confirms She's Received Death Threats Over Coronavirus Restrictions

LA County Public Health Director Confirms She's Received Death Threats Over Coronavirus Restrictions

Dr. Barbara Ferrer, who has been holding briefings almost daily since March, said she holds the briefings herself in order to protect her team from similar thr [...] Read full article: LA County Public Health Director Confirm...→

Illinois Department of Public Health

The Illinois Department of Public Health announced Saturday an investigation into the sudden increase of foodborne illnesses in the state. Health officials rec [...] Read full article: Illinois Department of Public Health...→

Jefferson County public health officials declare systemic racism a public health crisis

Jefferson County public health officials declare systemic racism a public health crisis

Jefferson County public health officials on Tuesday declared systemic racism a public health crisis and passed a resolution that directs the local health agenc [...] Read full article: Jefferson County public health officials...→

Coronavirus Updates: California Issues Mask Order, Trump Defies Public Health Experts To Hold Rally In Oklahoma

Coronavirus Updates: California Issues Mask Order, Trump Defies Public Health Experts To Hold Rally In Oklahoma

“Simply put, we are seeing too many people with faces uncovered — putting at risk the real progress we have made in fighting the disease,” Newsom said. Read full article: Coronavirus Updates: California Issues M...→

Rising coronavirus cases among Latinos alarm public health experts

Rising coronavirus cases among Latinos alarm public health experts

Latinos age 25 to 54 have a coronavirus mortality rate at least five times greater than white people. Read full article: Rising coronavirus cases among Latinos a...→

Alarm as vaccine foes, anti-mask activists target public health officials

Alarm as vaccine foes, anti-mask activists target public health officials

An alliance of anti-vaccine activists and those protesting California’s coronavirus restrictions is alarming public health officials who have expressed concern [...] Read full article: Alarm as vaccine foes, anti-mask activis...→

Dallas County Declares Racism a Public Health Emergency

Dallas County Declares Racism a Public Health Emergency

Dallas County Commissioners have declared racism a public health emergency, the Dallas Morning News reports. Read full article: Dallas County Declares Racism a Public H...→

San Jose: Public Health Officer Sara Cody receiving threats over her handling of coronavirus closures

San Jose: Public Health Officer Sara Cody receiving threats over her handling of coronavirus closures

In an interview Tuesday, Cody did not address the threats specifically, but said “we’ve all taken more heat than we usually take. I try as much as possible to [...] Read full article: San Jose: Public Health Officer Sara Cod...→

Former Tony Fauci trainee steering Jefferson Health through COVID-19 crisis

Former Tony Fauci trainee steering Jefferson Health through COVID-19 crisis

John Zurlo once helped the NIAID head with HIV/AIDS research. Now, he's an invaluable cog in the local pandemic response Read full article: Former Tony Fauci trainee steering Jeffe...→

Pause in cancer treatments during COVID may cause other public health crisis

Pause in cancer treatments during COVID may cause other public health crisis

Yet another unfortunate outcome of the COVID-19 pandemic: More people with cancer are going undiagnosed and untreated. Read full article: Pause in cancer treatments during COVID ...→

Head of Harvard Global Health Institute thinks the U.S. needs a mask policy ‘across the country’

Head of Harvard Global Health Institute thinks the U.S. needs a mask policy ‘across the country’

"Just as I can't walk into a retail store and light up a cigarette, I shouldn't be able to walk into a retail store without wearing a mask." Read full article: Head of Harvard Global Health Institute ...→

Public health workers fighting the coronavirus are facing growing threats from e [...]

Public health workers fighting the coronavirus are facing growing threats from elected officials and members of the public who are frustrated with the lockdown [...] Read full article: Public health workers fighting the coron...→

Public Health Officials Resign Amid Threats During Pandemic

Public Health Officials Resign Amid Threats During Pandemic

Across the US, many people have taken issue with guidance from health officials -- as the act of wearing a mask to protect others during a pandemic has become [...] Read full article: Public Health Officials Resign Amid Thre...→

LA County public health director reveals violent threats against her over coronavirus response

LA County public health director reveals violent threats against her over coronavirus response

Los Angeles County's top health official said Monday that she and others in similar roles have received death threats over safety measures to prevent the sprea [...] Read full article: LA County public health director reveals...→

LA County Public Health Officer Tells of Repeated Death Threats Amid Pandemic - Times of San Diego

Los Angeles County's top public health official said Monday her life has been threatened repeatedly but promised to continue to "follow the science." Read full article: LA County Public Health Officer Tells of...→

Minneapolis police chief calls recent spate of gun violence ‘public health crisis’ | MinnPost

Plus: online video shows ex-Minneapolis officer charged in George Floyd’s death confronted at a grocery store; four die in wrong way crash on I-35W; Twins' Nel [...] Read full article: Minneapolis police chief calls recent sp...→

Dr. Siegel on Trump rally backlash: No different than protests 'from a purely public health point of view'

Dr. Siegel on Trump rally backlash: No different than protests 'from a purely public health point of view'

 Fox News medical contributor Dr. Marc Siegel called out the double standard of President Trump's critics who cited coronavirus concerns following his campaign [...] Read full article: Dr. Siegel on Trump rally backlash: No d...→

Santa Clara County’s health officer Sara Cody: From public hero to public enemy no. 1?

Santa Clara County’s health officer Sara Cody: From public hero to public enemy no. 1?

Dr. Cody says she understands the economic impact and the frustrations with the coronavirus lockdown, but “you can help someone who lost a business or a job. I [...] Read full article: Santa Clara County’s health officer Sara...→

Racism is a public health crisis: Chicago hospitals, clinics

Naming racism a public health crisis, 36 of Chicago’s largest hospitals and clinics pledge to improve health equity across the city. Read full article: Racism is a public health crisis: Chicag...→

Mask Policies at AMC, American Stoke Furor Over Public Health

Mask Policies at AMC, American Stoke Furor Over Public Health

The coronavirus pandemic, and President Donald Trump's response to it, have put corporate chiefs in an uncomfortable position: Deciding on mask-wearing policie [...] Read full article: Mask Policies at AMC, American Stoke Fur...→

Public service workers essential during COVID-19 crisis

Public service workers essential during COVID-19 crisis

Yet the Chicago Sun-Times Editorial Board seems to think the appropriate response to this crisis is to cut their income and increase their workload. Read full article: Public service workers essential during ...→

1,000 L.A. Restaurants Found Breaking Public Health Rules - LA Weekly

L.A. Public Health visited 2,000 Los Angeles restaurants and found that half of them were not adhering to its “Safer L.A.” regulations.  Read full article: 1,000 L.A. Restaurants Found Breaking Pu...→

California Public Health Officers Resigning Amid Criticism Over Pandemic Rules - Times of San Diego

Local public health officers are being second-guessed, harassed and threatened by residents angry about pandemic shutdowns. Some have simply quit. Read full article: California Public Health Officers Resign...→

LA City Council Plan Would Replace Police With Public Officials To Respond To Neighbor Disputes, Mental Health Calls

LA City Council Plan Would Replace Police With Public Officials To Respond To Neighbor Disputes, Mental Health Calls

A City Council motion introduced Tuesday would create what officials are calling a "nonviolent crisis response team" to replace police officers in responding t [...] Read full article: LA City Council Plan Would Replace Polic...→

How anti-vaxxers are set to endanger public health again

How anti-vaxxers are set to endanger public health again

We’re merely halfway into the year, and yet 2020 has challenged us with a global plague, months of lockdown, economic devastation, the most dire unemployment s [...] Read full article: How anti-vaxxers are set to endanger pub...→

As COVID-19 cases surge, Austin Public Health says contact tracing isn’t doing much

As COVID-19 cases surge, Austin Public Health says contact tracing isn’t doing much

Austin Public Health is reporting alarming numbers paired with alarming news that contact tracing efforts may not be very effective in slowing the spread local [...] Read full article: As COVID-19 cases surge, Austin Public H...→

Pause in cancer treatments during COVID may cause other public health crisis

Pause in cancer treatments during COVID may cause other public health crisis

Yet another unfortunate outcome of the COVID-19 pandemic: More people with cancer are going undiagnosed and untreated. Read full article: Pause in cancer treatments during COVID ...→

San Bernardino County declares racism a public health crisis

San Bernardino County declares racism a public health crisis

County supervisors also voted Tuesday, June 23, to create a panel to address the effects of racism in health care, law and justice and economic opportunity Read full article: San Bernardino County declares racism a ...→

J.J. Abrams' production company Bad Robot releases 20-page employee guide on practicing anti-racism

J.J. Abrams' production company Bad Robot releases 20-page employee guide on practicing anti-racism

Director J.J. Abrams’ production company, Bad Robot, released a 20-page guide to help its employees practice anti-racism. Read full article: J.J. Abrams' production company Bad Robo...→

Head of Harvard Global Health Institute thinks the U.S. needs a mask policy ‘across the country’

Head of Harvard Global Health Institute thinks the U.S. needs a mask policy ‘across the country’

"Just as I can't walk into a retail store and light up a cigarette, I shouldn't be able to walk into a retail store without wearing a mask." Read full article: Head of Harvard Global Health Institute ...→

Fraser and Smith: Public health professionals fight for everyone’s life – they deserve a break, too

Fraser and Smith: Public health professionals fight for everyone’s life – they deserve a break, too

Public health professionals at every level want one thing for their communities: life free from this novel coronavirus.  Read full article: Fraser and Smith: Public health professi...→

Public Health Workers Fighting Virus Face Growing Threats

Four New York regions meet the criteria to begin reopening on Friday. New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order allowing nonessential construction, [...] Read full article: Public Health Workers Fighting Virus Fac...→

Public health workers fighting the coronavirus are facing growing threats from e [...]

Public health workers fighting the coronavirus are facing growing threats from elected officials and members of the public who are frustrated with the lockdown [...] Read full article: Public health workers fighting the coron...→

With COVID Cares phone line, Minnesota mental health professionals offer support in time of crisis | MinnPost

With COVID Cares phone line, Minnesota mental health professionals offer support in time of crisis | MinnPost

COVID Cares Support Service is a statewide phone line offering free, anonymous support for people experiencing stress and anxiety; it's staffed by a volunteer [...] Read full article: With COVID Cares phone line, Minnesota m...→

Public Health Officials Resign Amid Threats During Pandemic

Public Health Officials Resign Amid Threats During Pandemic

Across the US, many people have taken issue with guidance from health officials -- as the act of wearing a mask to protect others during a pandemic has become [...] Read full article: Public Health Officials Resign Amid Thre...→

Santa Clara County officials push to declare racism a public health crisis

Santa Clara County officials push to declare racism a public health crisis

Local civil rights leaders called the resolutions a positive first step but emphasized that the county must push beyond symbolic gestures to uproot systemic ra [...] Read full article: Santa Clara County officials push to dec...→

LA County public health director reveals violent threats against her over coronavirus response

LA County public health director reveals violent threats against her over coronavirus response

Los Angeles County's top health official said Monday that she and others in similar roles have received death threats over safety measures to prevent the sprea [...] Read full article: LA County public health director reveals...→

LA County Public Health Director Confirms She's Received Death Threats Over Coronavirus Restrictions

LA County Public Health Director Confirms She's Received Death Threats Over Coronavirus Restrictions

Dr. Barbara Ferrer, who has been holding briefings almost daily since March, said she holds the briefings herself in order to protect her team from similar thr [...] Read full article: LA County Public Health Director Confirm...→

LA County Public Health Officer Tells of Repeated Death Threats Amid Pandemic - Times of San Diego

Los Angeles County's top public health official said Monday her life has been threatened repeatedly but promised to continue to "follow the science." Read full article: LA County Public Health Officer Tells of...→

Minneapolis police chief calls recent spate of gun violence ‘public health crisis’ | MinnPost

Plus: online video shows ex-Minneapolis officer charged in George Floyd’s death confronted at a grocery store; four die in wrong way crash on I-35W; Twins' Nel [...] Read full article: Minneapolis police chief calls recent sp...→

Dr. Siegel on Trump rally backlash: No different than protests 'from a purely public health point of view'

Dr. Siegel on Trump rally backlash: No different than protests 'from a purely public health point of view'

 Fox News medical contributor Dr. Marc Siegel called out the double standard of President Trump's critics who cited coronavirus concerns following his campaign [...] Read full article: Dr. Siegel on Trump rally backlash: No d...→

Illinois Department of Public Health

The Illinois Department of Public Health announced Saturday an investigation into the sudden increase of foodborne illnesses in the state. Health officials rec [...] Read full article: Illinois Department of Public Health...→

Santa Clara County’s health officer Sara Cody: From public hero to public enemy no. 1?

Santa Clara County’s health officer Sara Cody: From public hero to public enemy no. 1?

Dr. Cody says she understands the economic impact and the frustrations with the coronavirus lockdown, but “you can help someone who lost a business or a job. I [...] Read full article: Santa Clara County’s health officer Sara...→

Racism is a public health crisis: Chicago hospitals, clinics

Naming racism a public health crisis, 36 of Chicago’s largest hospitals and clinics pledge to improve health equity across the city. Read full article: Racism is a public health crisis: Chicag...→

Jefferson County public health officials declare systemic racism a public health crisis

Jefferson County public health officials declare systemic racism a public health crisis

Jefferson County public health officials on Tuesday declared systemic racism a public health crisis and passed a resolution that directs the local health agenc [...] Read full article: Jefferson County public health officials...→

Coronavirus Updates: California Issues Mask Order, Trump Defies Public Health Experts To Hold Rally In Oklahoma

Coronavirus Updates: California Issues Mask Order, Trump Defies Public Health Experts To Hold Rally In Oklahoma

“Simply put, we are seeing too many people with faces uncovered — putting at risk the real progress we have made in fighting the disease,” Newsom said. Read full article: Coronavirus Updates: California Issues M...→

Mask Policies at AMC, American Stoke Furor Over Public Health

Mask Policies at AMC, American Stoke Furor Over Public Health

The coronavirus pandemic, and President Donald Trump's response to it, have put corporate chiefs in an uncomfortable position: Deciding on mask-wearing policie [...] Read full article: Mask Policies at AMC, American Stoke Fur...→

Rising coronavirus cases among Latinos alarm public health experts

Rising coronavirus cases among Latinos alarm public health experts

Latinos age 25 to 54 have a coronavirus mortality rate at least five times greater than white people. Read full article: Rising coronavirus cases among Latinos a...→

Public service workers essential during COVID-19 crisis

Public service workers essential during COVID-19 crisis

Yet the Chicago Sun-Times Editorial Board seems to think the appropriate response to this crisis is to cut their income and increase their workload. Read full article: Public service workers essential during ...→

Alarm as vaccine foes, anti-mask activists target public health officials

Alarm as vaccine foes, anti-mask activists target public health officials

An alliance of anti-vaccine activists and those protesting California’s coronavirus restrictions is alarming public health officials who have expressed concern [...] Read full article: Alarm as vaccine foes, anti-mask activis...→

Dallas County Declares Racism a Public Health Emergency

Dallas County Declares Racism a Public Health Emergency

Dallas County Commissioners have declared racism a public health emergency, the Dallas Morning News reports. Read full article: Dallas County Declares Racism a Public H...→

1,000 L.A. Restaurants Found Breaking Public Health Rules - LA Weekly

L.A. Public Health visited 2,000 Los Angeles restaurants and found that half of them were not adhering to its “Safer L.A.” regulations.  Read full article: 1,000 L.A. Restaurants Found Breaking Pu...→

San Jose: Public Health Officer Sara Cody receiving threats over her handling of coronavirus closures

San Jose: Public Health Officer Sara Cody receiving threats over her handling of coronavirus closures

In an interview Tuesday, Cody did not address the threats specifically, but said “we’ve all taken more heat than we usually take. I try as much as possible to [...] Read full article: San Jose: Public Health Officer Sara Cod...→

California Public Health Officers Resigning Amid Criticism Over Pandemic Rules - Times of San Diego

Local public health officers are being second-guessed, harassed and threatened by residents angry about pandemic shutdowns. Some have simply quit. Read full article: California Public Health Officers Resign...→

LA City Council Plan Would Replace Police With Public Officials To Respond To Neighbor Disputes, Mental Health Calls

LA City Council Plan Would Replace Police With Public Officials To Respond To Neighbor Disputes, Mental Health Calls

A City Council motion introduced Tuesday would create what officials are calling a "nonviolent crisis response team" to replace police officers in responding t [...] Read full article: LA City Council Plan Would Replace Polic...→

Former Tony Fauci trainee steering Jefferson Health through COVID-19 crisis

Former Tony Fauci trainee steering Jefferson Health through COVID-19 crisis

John Zurlo once helped the NIAID head with HIV/AIDS research. Now, he's an invaluable cog in the local pandemic response Read full article: Former Tony Fauci trainee steering Jeffe...→