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Suddenly, Public Health Officials Say Social Justice Matters More than Social Distance

Suddenly, Public Health Officials Say Social Justice Matters More than Social Distance

For months, health experts told Americans to stay home. Now, many are encouraging the public to join mass protests. Read full article: Suddenly, Public Health Officials Say So...→

Suddenly, Public Health Officials Say Social Justice Matters More than Social Distance

Suddenly, Public Health Officials Say Social Justice Matters More than Social Distance

For months, health experts told Americans to stay home. Now, many are encouraging the public to join mass protests. Read full article: Suddenly, Public Health Officials Say So...→

Minn. Health Officials See Uptick In COVID-19 Cases Among Adults Under 40

Minn. Health Officials See Uptick In COVID-19 Cases Among Adults Under 40

Minnesota Department of Health officials said Wednesday there are roughly 100 new cases of COVID-19 of people in their 20s after a weekend of bar hopping on Ju [...] Read full article: Minn. Health Officials See Uptick In COV...→

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...→

Reopening; Santa Clara County Health Officials Monitor 'Worrisome' New COVID-19 Cases

Reopening; Santa Clara County Health Officials Monitor 'Worrisome' New COVID-19 Cases

As they have begun rolling back tough COVID-19 restrictions, Santa Clara health officials say they are carefully monitoring a 'worrisome' number of new cases w [...] Read full article: Reopening; Santa Clara County Health Off...→

Health officials issue COVID-19 warning to those who attended Waukegan basketball tourney

Health officials issue COVID-19 warning to those who attended Waukegan basketball tourney

The Lake County Health Department is encouraging people who attended a basketball tournament in Waukegan last week to self-quarantine at home until Sunday, Jun [...] Read full article: Health officials issue COVID-19 warning ...→

2 Justice Department officials to testify on 'politicization' of agency

2 Justice Department officials to testify on 'politicization' of agency

Two Justice Department officials to testify on what Democrats call the "unprecedented politicization" of the agency. Read full article: 2 Justice Department officials to testif...→

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...→

Dr. Anthony Fauci, other health officials to testify at House hearing on COVID-19 response as infections spike in half of US states

Dr. Anthony Fauci, other health officials to testify at House hearing on COVID-19 response as infections spike in half of US states

With coronavirus cases rising in about half the states, Dr. Anthony Fauci returns to Capitol Hill on Tuesday at a fraught moment in the nation's pandemic respo [...] Read full article: Dr. Anthony Fauci, other health official...→

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...→

South Bay Hair Stylists Push Health Officials For Reopening Date

South Bay Hair Stylists Push Health Officials For Reopening Date

The owners of barbershops and hair and nail salons are expressing frustration and growing impatience with the Santa Clara County Public Health Department, crit [...] Read full article: South Bay Hair Stylists Push Health Offi...→

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...→

Watch: Santa Clara County Public Health Department gives updates on COVID-19, June 22

Watch: Santa Clara County Public Health Department gives updates on COVID-19, June 22

Santa Clara County public health officials give updates on the COVID-19 crisis.Today’s topic is food insecurity before and during COVID-19, as well as fighting [...] Read full article: Watch: Santa Clara County Public Health ...→

Justice Dept. Officials Outline Claims of Politicization Under Barr

Justice Dept. Officials Outline Claims of Politicization Under Barr

Two career officials accused the attorney general and other political appointees of interfering in law enforcement to advance his interests and the president’s [...] Read full article: Justice Dept. Officials Outline Claims o...→

WNBA stars say they're skipping 2020 season to fight for social justice, avoid COVID-19 spread

WNBA stars say they're skipping 2020 season to fight for social justice, avoid COVID-19 spread

Several WNBA stars said they're skipping the 2020 season over social justice-related and COVID-19-related concerns. Read full article: WNBA stars say they're skipping 2020 sea...→

Despite surge warning from top health officials, Trump repeats coronavirus 'going away,' uses racist description

Despite surge warning from top health officials, Trump repeats coronavirus 'going away,' uses racist description

President Donald Trump continues to insist the virus is 'going away' and to use racist terms in describing it as he shifts his focus to the campaign trail. Read full article: Despite surge warning from top health of...→

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 ...→

Colorado drinking water tested for “forever chemicals” did not exceed limits, health officials say

Colorado drinking water tested for “forever chemicals” did not exceed limits, health officials say

State health officials on Tuesday announced that statewide water sampling found that no treated drinking water tested for toxic fluorochemicals, known as “fore [...] Read full article: Colorado drinking water tested for “fore...→

What Are the Odds Someone at a Gathering Has COVID-19? Chicago Health Officials Break Down the Math

What Are the Odds Someone at a Gathering Has COVID-19? Chicago Health Officials Break Down the Math

Health officials in Chicago say there’s a 5% chance that someone in a gathering of 10 people has an active COVID-19 infection – and that those odds rise sharpl [...] Read full article: What Are the Odds Someone at a Gathering...→

How LeBron James has become a leading voice for social justice in a racially divided nation

How LeBron James has become a leading voice for social justice in a racially divided nation

“LeBron James has consistently positioned himself throughout his career as a leader. He has shown leadership on the court as well as integrity in the community [...] Read full article: How LeBron James has become a leading vo...→

Health officials had to face a pandemic. Then came the death threats.

Health officials had to face a pandemic. Then came the death threats.

State and local health officials have found themselves at the center of regular news briefings amid the coronavirus outbreak, making them targets for harassmen [...] Read full article: Health officials had to face a pandemic....→

San Diego County Health Officials Report Case Spike for Second Straight Day

San Diego County Health Officials Report Case Spike for Second Straight Day

The COVID-19 case total in San Diego County now sits just under 11,100 cases as the county has recorded two straight days of over 300 new positive tests. Read full article: San Diego County Health Officials Report...→

Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Health Officials to Testify in Congress

Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Health Officials to Testify in Congress

Dr. Anthony Fauci is scheduled to be among those who will answer questions about the government’s pandemic response. The University of Michigan plans to withdr [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Health Of...→

CDC and MN health officials sound alarm: Drop in ER visits for heart attack and stroke is dangerous

Minnesota reported a 70-day low in COVID-19 deaths on Monday, but a new report suggests the pandemic may be indirectly responsible for the deaths of a large nu [...] Read full article: CDC and MN health officials sound alarm:...→

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...→

WATCH: Sports Figures Demand Athletes, Media Rally for Social Justice: 'The Time is Now'

WATCH: Sports Figures Demand Athletes, Media Rally for Social Justice: 'The Time is Now'

New Orleans Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins and other athletes are demanding that Americans go all in for the social justice movement Read full article: WATCH: Sports Figures Demand Athletes, M...→

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...→

Illinois health officials on Tuesday announced 601 new known cases of COVID-19 a [...]

Illinois health officials on Tuesday announced 601 new known cases of COVID-19 a [...]

Illinois health officials on Tuesday announced 601 new known cases of COVID-19 and 38 additional fatalities, bringing the total number of known cases to 137,82 [...] Read full article: Illinois health officials on Tuesday ann...→

South Korea health officials declare second wave of coronavirus

South Korea has seen 30 to 50 new cases a day, mostly in the densely populated capital city. Read full article: South Korea health officials declare sec...→

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 ...→

Homestead Hospital at Capacity, Baptist Health Officials Say

Homestead Hospital at Capacity, Baptist Health Officials Say

Baptist Health confirmed that its hospital in Homestead is at capacity, officials confirmed Tuesday. “Yes, we are at capacity at Homestead Hospital today,” Geo [...] Read full article: Homestead Hospital at Capacity, Baptist ...→

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...→

LA County Health Officials Say Community Transmission Increasing As 2,500 New COVID-19 Cases Reported

LA County Health Officials Say Community Transmission Increasing As 2,500 New COVID-19 Cases Reported

County public health Director Dr. Barbara Ferrer announced 2,571 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 18 additional virus-related deaths, bringing countywide [...] Read full article: LA County Health Officials Say Community...→

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...→

Trump’s toxic torrent of environmental rollbacks impedes social justice

We commit to making decisions that do not place disproportionate burdens on communities of color, and we seek to lift the weight of pollution and contamination [...] Read full article: Trump’s toxic torrent of environmental r...→

Coronavirus update: Los Angeles health officials aren't concerned about increased cases, here's why

Coronavirus update: Los Angeles health officials aren't concerned about increased cases, here's why

Despite increasing coronavirus cases in Los Angeles, California, health officials there say the outbreak has actually stabilized, pointing to metrics like deat [...] Read full article: Coronavirus update: Los Angeles health o...→

Public health experts reject president’s view of fading pandemic

Public health experts reject president’s view of fading pandemic

The latest rise of infections in the United States is real and the country’s response to the pandemic is not working. Read full article: Public health experts reject president’s...→

San Diego County Health Officials Reports Spike in Positive COVID-19 Cases

San Diego County Health Officials Reports Spike in Positive COVID-19 Cases

San Diego County health officials this weekend reported 310 new COVID-19 cases and no additional deaths, raising the region’s totals to 10,794 cases while the [...] Read full article: San Diego County Health Officials Report...→

Minn. Health Officials See Uptick In COVID-19 Cases Among Adults Under 40

Minn. Health Officials See Uptick In COVID-19 Cases Among Adults Under 40

Minnesota Department of Health officials said Wednesday there are roughly 100 new cases of COVID-19 of people in their 20s after a weekend of bar hopping on Ju [...] Read full article: Minn. Health Officials See Uptick In COV...→

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...→

WNBA stars say they're skipping 2020 season to fight for social justice, avoid COVID-19 spread

WNBA stars say they're skipping 2020 season to fight for social justice, avoid COVID-19 spread

Several WNBA stars said they're skipping the 2020 season over social justice-related and COVID-19-related concerns. Read full article: WNBA stars say they're skipping 2020 sea...→

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...→

Illinois health officials on Tuesday announced 601 new known cases of COVID-19 a [...]

Illinois health officials on Tuesday announced 601 new known cases of COVID-19 a [...]

Illinois health officials on Tuesday announced 601 new known cases of COVID-19 and 38 additional fatalities, bringing the total number of known cases to 137,82 [...] Read full article: Illinois health officials on Tuesday ann...→

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 ...→

Health officials issue COVID-19 warning to those who attended Waukegan basketball tourney

Health officials issue COVID-19 warning to those who attended Waukegan basketball tourney

The Lake County Health Department is encouraging people who attended a basketball tournament in Waukegan last week to self-quarantine at home until Sunday, Jun [...] Read full article: Health officials issue COVID-19 warning ...→

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 ...→

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...→

How LeBron James has become a leading voice for social justice in a racially divided nation

How LeBron James has become a leading voice for social justice in a racially divided nation

“LeBron James has consistently positioned himself throughout his career as a leader. He has shown leadership on the court as well as integrity in the community [...] Read full article: How LeBron James has become a leading vo...→

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...→

San Diego County Health Officials Report Case Spike for Second Straight Day

San Diego County Health Officials Report Case Spike for Second Straight Day

The COVID-19 case total in San Diego County now sits just under 11,100 cases as the county has recorded two straight days of over 300 new positive tests. Read full article: San Diego County Health Officials Report...→

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 Health Officials Say Community Transmission Increasing As 2,500 New COVID-19 Cases Reported

LA County Health Officials Say Community Transmission Increasing As 2,500 New COVID-19 Cases Reported

County public health Director Dr. Barbara Ferrer announced 2,571 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 18 additional virus-related deaths, bringing countywide [...] Read full article: LA County Health Officials Say Community...→

CDC and MN health officials sound alarm: Drop in ER visits for heart attack and stroke is dangerous

Minnesota reported a 70-day low in COVID-19 deaths on Monday, but a new report suggests the pandemic may be indirectly responsible for the deaths of a large nu [...] Read full article: CDC and MN health officials sound alarm:...→

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...→

Trump’s toxic torrent of environmental rollbacks impedes social justice

We commit to making decisions that do not place disproportionate burdens on communities of color, and we seek to lift the weight of pollution and contamination [...] Read full article: Trump’s toxic torrent of environmental r...→

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...→

Watch: Santa Clara County Public Health Department gives updates on COVID-19, June 22

Watch: Santa Clara County Public Health Department gives updates on COVID-19, June 22

Santa Clara County public health officials give updates on the COVID-19 crisis.Today’s topic is food insecurity before and during COVID-19, as well as fighting [...] Read full article: Watch: Santa Clara County Public Health ...→

Public health experts reject president’s view of fading pandemic

Public health experts reject president’s view of fading pandemic

The latest rise of infections in the United States is real and the country’s response to the pandemic is not working. Read full article: Public health experts reject president’s...→

Justice Dept. Officials Outline Claims of Politicization Under Barr

Justice Dept. Officials Outline Claims of Politicization Under Barr

Two career officials accused the attorney general and other political appointees of interfering in law enforcement to advance his interests and the president’s [...] Read full article: Justice Dept. Officials Outline Claims o...→

Despite surge warning from top health officials, Trump repeats coronavirus 'going away,' uses racist description

Despite surge warning from top health officials, Trump repeats coronavirus 'going away,' uses racist description

President Donald Trump continues to insist the virus is 'going away' and to use racist terms in describing it as he shifts his focus to the campaign trail. Read full article: Despite surge warning from top health of...→

Reopening; Santa Clara County Health Officials Monitor 'Worrisome' New COVID-19 Cases

Reopening; Santa Clara County Health Officials Monitor 'Worrisome' New COVID-19 Cases

As they have begun rolling back tough COVID-19 restrictions, Santa Clara health officials say they are carefully monitoring a 'worrisome' number of new cases w [...] Read full article: Reopening; Santa Clara County Health Off...→

South Korea health officials declare second wave of coronavirus

South Korea has seen 30 to 50 new cases a day, mostly in the densely populated capital city. Read full article: South Korea health officials declare sec...→

Colorado drinking water tested for “forever chemicals” did not exceed limits, health officials say

Colorado drinking water tested for “forever chemicals” did not exceed limits, health officials say

State health officials on Tuesday announced that statewide water sampling found that no treated drinking water tested for toxic fluorochemicals, known as “fore [...] Read full article: Colorado drinking water tested for “fore...→

2 Justice Department officials to testify on 'politicization' of agency

2 Justice Department officials to testify on 'politicization' of agency

Two Justice Department officials to testify on what Democrats call the "unprecedented politicization" of the agency. Read full article: 2 Justice Department officials to testif...→

Homestead Hospital at Capacity, Baptist Health Officials Say

Homestead Hospital at Capacity, Baptist Health Officials Say

Baptist Health confirmed that its hospital in Homestead is at capacity, officials confirmed Tuesday. “Yes, we are at capacity at Homestead Hospital today,” Geo [...] Read full article: Homestead Hospital at Capacity, Baptist ...→

What Are the Odds Someone at a Gathering Has COVID-19? Chicago Health Officials Break Down the Math

What Are the Odds Someone at a Gathering Has COVID-19? Chicago Health Officials Break Down the Math

Health officials in Chicago say there’s a 5% chance that someone in a gathering of 10 people has an active COVID-19 infection – and that those odds rise sharpl [...] Read full article: What Are the Odds Someone at a Gathering...→

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...→

Health officials had to face a pandemic. Then came the death threats.

Health officials had to face a pandemic. Then came the death threats.

State and local health officials have found themselves at the center of regular news briefings amid the coronavirus outbreak, making them targets for harassmen [...] Read full article: Health officials had to face a pandemic....→

Dr. Anthony Fauci, other health officials to testify at House hearing on COVID-19 response as infections spike in half of US states

Dr. Anthony Fauci, other health officials to testify at House hearing on COVID-19 response as infections spike in half of US states

With coronavirus cases rising in about half the states, Dr. Anthony Fauci returns to Capitol Hill on Tuesday at a fraught moment in the nation's pandemic respo [...] Read full article: Dr. Anthony Fauci, other health official...→

Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Health Officials to Testify in Congress

Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Health Officials to Testify in Congress

Dr. Anthony Fauci is scheduled to be among those who will answer questions about the government’s pandemic response. The University of Michigan plans to withdr [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Health Of...→

South Bay Hair Stylists Push Health Officials For Reopening Date

South Bay Hair Stylists Push Health Officials For Reopening Date

The owners of barbershops and hair and nail salons are expressing frustration and growing impatience with the Santa Clara County Public Health Department, crit [...] Read full article: South Bay Hair Stylists Push Health Offi...→

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...→

Coronavirus update: Los Angeles health officials aren't concerned about increased cases, here's why

Coronavirus update: Los Angeles health officials aren't concerned about increased cases, here's why

Despite increasing coronavirus cases in Los Angeles, California, health officials there say the outbreak has actually stabilized, pointing to metrics like deat [...] Read full article: Coronavirus update: Los Angeles health o...→

WATCH: Sports Figures Demand Athletes, Media Rally for Social Justice: 'The Time is Now'

WATCH: Sports Figures Demand Athletes, Media Rally for Social Justice: 'The Time is Now'

New Orleans Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins and other athletes are demanding that Americans go all in for the social justice movement Read full article: WATCH: Sports Figures Demand Athletes, M...→

San Diego County Health Officials Reports Spike in Positive COVID-19 Cases

San Diego County Health Officials Reports Spike in Positive COVID-19 Cases

San Diego County health officials this weekend reported 310 new COVID-19 cases and no additional deaths, raising the region’s totals to 10,794 cases while the [...] Read full article: San Diego County Health Officials Report...→

Minn. Health Officials See Uptick In COVID-19 Cases Among Adults Under 40

Minn. Health Officials See Uptick In COVID-19 Cases Among Adults Under 40

Minnesota Department of Health officials said Wednesday there are roughly 100 new cases of COVID-19 of people in their 20s after a weekend of bar hopping on Ju [...] Read full article: Minn. Health Officials See Uptick In COV...→

Justice Dept. Officials Outline Claims of Politicization Under Barr

Justice Dept. Officials Outline Claims of Politicization Under Barr

Two career officials accused the attorney general and other political appointees of interfering in law enforcement to advance his interests and the president’s [...] Read full article: Justice Dept. Officials Outline Claims o...→

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...→

WNBA stars say they're skipping 2020 season to fight for social justice, avoid COVID-19 spread

WNBA stars say they're skipping 2020 season to fight for social justice, avoid COVID-19 spread

Several WNBA stars said they're skipping the 2020 season over social justice-related and COVID-19-related concerns. Read full article: WNBA stars say they're skipping 2020 sea...→

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...→

Despite surge warning from top health officials, Trump repeats coronavirus 'going away,' uses racist description

Despite surge warning from top health officials, Trump repeats coronavirus 'going away,' uses racist description

President Donald Trump continues to insist the virus is 'going away' and to use racist terms in describing it as he shifts his focus to the campaign trail. Read full article: Despite surge warning from top health of...→

Illinois health officials on Tuesday announced 601 new known cases of COVID-19 a [...]

Illinois health officials on Tuesday announced 601 new known cases of COVID-19 a [...]

Illinois health officials on Tuesday announced 601 new known cases of COVID-19 and 38 additional fatalities, bringing the total number of known cases to 137,82 [...] Read full article: Illinois health officials on Tuesday ann...→

Reopening; Santa Clara County Health Officials Monitor 'Worrisome' New COVID-19 Cases

Reopening; Santa Clara County Health Officials Monitor 'Worrisome' New COVID-19 Cases

As they have begun rolling back tough COVID-19 restrictions, Santa Clara health officials say they are carefully monitoring a 'worrisome' number of new cases w [...] Read full article: Reopening; Santa Clara County Health Off...→

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 ...→

South Korea health officials declare second wave of coronavirus

South Korea has seen 30 to 50 new cases a day, mostly in the densely populated capital city. Read full article: South Korea health officials declare sec...→

Health officials issue COVID-19 warning to those who attended Waukegan basketball tourney

Health officials issue COVID-19 warning to those who attended Waukegan basketball tourney

The Lake County Health Department is encouraging people who attended a basketball tournament in Waukegan last week to self-quarantine at home until Sunday, Jun [...] Read full article: Health officials issue COVID-19 warning ...→

Colorado drinking water tested for “forever chemicals” did not exceed limits, health officials say

Colorado drinking water tested for “forever chemicals” did not exceed limits, health officials say

State health officials on Tuesday announced that statewide water sampling found that no treated drinking water tested for toxic fluorochemicals, known as “fore [...] Read full article: Colorado drinking water tested for “fore...→

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 ...→

2 Justice Department officials to testify on 'politicization' of agency

2 Justice Department officials to testify on 'politicization' of agency

Two Justice Department officials to testify on what Democrats call the "unprecedented politicization" of the agency. Read full article: 2 Justice Department officials to testif...→

Homestead Hospital at Capacity, Baptist Health Officials Say

Homestead Hospital at Capacity, Baptist Health Officials Say

Baptist Health confirmed that its hospital in Homestead is at capacity, officials confirmed Tuesday. “Yes, we are at capacity at Homestead Hospital today,” Geo [...] Read full article: Homestead Hospital at Capacity, Baptist ...→

What Are the Odds Someone at a Gathering Has COVID-19? Chicago Health Officials Break Down the Math

What Are the Odds Someone at a Gathering Has COVID-19? Chicago Health Officials Break Down the Math

Health officials in Chicago say there’s a 5% chance that someone in a gathering of 10 people has an active COVID-19 infection – and that those odds rise sharpl [...] Read full article: What Are the Odds Someone at a Gathering...→

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...→

How LeBron James has become a leading voice for social justice in a racially divided nation

How LeBron James has become a leading voice for social justice in a racially divided nation

“LeBron James has consistently positioned himself throughout his career as a leader. He has shown leadership on the court as well as integrity in the community [...] Read full article: How LeBron James has become a leading vo...→

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...→

Health officials had to face a pandemic. Then came the death threats.

Health officials had to face a pandemic. Then came the death threats.

State and local health officials have found themselves at the center of regular news briefings amid the coronavirus outbreak, making them targets for harassmen [...] Read full article: Health officials had to face a pandemic....→

Dr. Anthony Fauci, other health officials to testify at House hearing on COVID-19 response as infections spike in half of US states

Dr. Anthony Fauci, other health officials to testify at House hearing on COVID-19 response as infections spike in half of US states

With coronavirus cases rising in about half the states, Dr. Anthony Fauci returns to Capitol Hill on Tuesday at a fraught moment in the nation's pandemic respo [...] Read full article: Dr. Anthony Fauci, other health official...→

San Diego County Health Officials Report Case Spike for Second Straight Day

San Diego County Health Officials Report Case Spike for Second Straight Day

The COVID-19 case total in San Diego County now sits just under 11,100 cases as the county has recorded two straight days of over 300 new positive tests. Read full article: San Diego County Health Officials Report...→

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...→

Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Health Officials to Testify in Congress

Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Health Officials to Testify in Congress

Dr. Anthony Fauci is scheduled to be among those who will answer questions about the government’s pandemic response. The University of Michigan plans to withdr [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Health Of...→

LA County Health Officials Say Community Transmission Increasing As 2,500 New COVID-19 Cases Reported

LA County Health Officials Say Community Transmission Increasing As 2,500 New COVID-19 Cases Reported

County public health Director Dr. Barbara Ferrer announced 2,571 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 18 additional virus-related deaths, bringing countywide [...] Read full article: LA County Health Officials Say Community...→

South Bay Hair Stylists Push Health Officials For Reopening Date

South Bay Hair Stylists Push Health Officials For Reopening Date

The owners of barbershops and hair and nail salons are expressing frustration and growing impatience with the Santa Clara County Public Health Department, crit [...] Read full article: South Bay Hair Stylists Push Health Offi...→

CDC and MN health officials sound alarm: Drop in ER visits for heart attack and stroke is dangerous

Minnesota reported a 70-day low in COVID-19 deaths on Monday, but a new report suggests the pandemic may be indirectly responsible for the deaths of a large nu [...] Read full article: CDC and MN health officials sound alarm:...→

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...→

Trump’s toxic torrent of environmental rollbacks impedes social justice

We commit to making decisions that do not place disproportionate burdens on communities of color, and we seek to lift the weight of pollution and contamination [...] Read full article: Trump’s toxic torrent of environmental r...→

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...→

Coronavirus update: Los Angeles health officials aren't concerned about increased cases, here's why

Coronavirus update: Los Angeles health officials aren't concerned about increased cases, here's why

Despite increasing coronavirus cases in Los Angeles, California, health officials there say the outbreak has actually stabilized, pointing to metrics like deat [...] Read full article: Coronavirus update: Los Angeles health o...→

Watch: Santa Clara County Public Health Department gives updates on COVID-19, June 22

Watch: Santa Clara County Public Health Department gives updates on COVID-19, June 22

Santa Clara County public health officials give updates on the COVID-19 crisis.Today’s topic is food insecurity before and during COVID-19, as well as fighting [...] Read full article: Watch: Santa Clara County Public Health ...→

WATCH: Sports Figures Demand Athletes, Media Rally for Social Justice: 'The Time is Now'

WATCH: Sports Figures Demand Athletes, Media Rally for Social Justice: 'The Time is Now'

New Orleans Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins and other athletes are demanding that Americans go all in for the social justice movement Read full article: WATCH: Sports Figures Demand Athletes, M...→

Public health experts reject president’s view of fading pandemic

Public health experts reject president’s view of fading pandemic

The latest rise of infections in the United States is real and the country’s response to the pandemic is not working. Read full article: Public health experts reject president’s...→

San Diego County Health Officials Reports Spike in Positive COVID-19 Cases

San Diego County Health Officials Reports Spike in Positive COVID-19 Cases

San Diego County health officials this weekend reported 310 new COVID-19 cases and no additional deaths, raising the region’s totals to 10,794 cases while the [...] Read full article: San Diego County Health Officials Report...→