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Help Protect Yourself and Others

Help Protect Yourself and Others from COVID-19

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Do it for Yourself and Your Friends

Tips for preventing the spread of COVID-19 to you and your friends.

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Wash Your Hands to Stay Healthy During COVID-19

Handwashing is one of the most effective ways to slow the spread of infectious diseases like #COVID19 and the flu. CDC’s Dr. Schuchat discusses the importance of keeping hands clean to stay healthy and key times to wash during the pandemic.

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COVID-19 Partner Call: Vaccination Planning – What You Should Know

Dr. Brooks shared updates on CDC’s COVID-19 response, including the latest scientific information and what everyone should know about protecting themselves and others. In addition, Dr. Messonnier reviewed CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Planning and shared What You Should Know.

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Telehealth & Health Equity: Addressing Health Disparities during the COVID-19 Pandemic

During this COCA Call, presenters will discuss the intersection of telehealth and health equity and implications for health services during the COVID-19 pandemic. Presenters will identify long-standing systemic health and social inequities that contribute to COVID-19 health disparities, while highlighting opportunities and limitations of telehealth implementation as an actionable solution.

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Champion for Good: Alex Levin, Founding Partner and Director of Strategy at L+R

Alex Levin is a founding partner and Director of Strategy at L+R, an international digital design studio and brand strategy consulting firm based in Brooklyn. He has served on the Ad Council’s UX Committee since 2017, during which time he has guided discussions to fine-tune the websites of several of our campaigns, including Alzheimer’s Awareness, Love Has No Labels, Youth Vaping Prevention and Seize the Awkward.

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Setting up a Flu SC2 Multiplex Assay Template

The CDC Influenza SARS-CoV-2 (Flu SC2) Multiplex Assay is a real-time reverse-transcriptase polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) test that detects and differentiates RNA from SARS-CoV-2, influenza A virus, and influenza B virus in upper or lower respiratory specimens. This video demonstrates how to set up the CDC Flu SC2 Multiplex Assay Template on an Applied Biosystems 7500 Fast Dx Real-time PCR Instrument using the optimal filter calibrations of FAM, Yakima Yellow, Texas Red X, and CY5. Learn more at www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/lab/multiplex.html

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Strategy for Equitable Change: Building Social Cohesion

This is part of the Salud America! Achieving a Cohesive Culture for Health Equity in Latino and All Communities: A Research Review» Why Social Cohesion is Important The far-reaching effects of poverty have been well documented; the material hardships associated with poverty, including food insecurity and difficulty meeting basic medical and housing needs, lead to …
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Achieving a Cohesive Culture for Health Equity in Latino and All Communities: A Research Review

Do you notice how much some of your neighbors are suffering? A widening socioeconomic gap, racism, and discrimination contribute to inequitable distribution of healthcare and mental and physical health disparities among Latinos and other people of color and those in poverty, especially amid COVID-19. But it doesn’t have to be this way. A cohesive culture …
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Research: In Rural Areas, Latinos Face Poverty and Other Inequities

This is part of the Salud America! Achieving a Cohesive Culture for Health Equity in Latino and All Communities: A Research Review» Disparities in Poverty Exist across Geography Disparities in poverty rates also exist across geography: child poverty rates are highest in rural counties, at 23.2%, compared to large urban metro areas (21.2%), smaller metro …
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Introduction & Methods: A Cohesive Culture for Health Equity in Latino and All Communities

This is part of the Salud America! Achieving a Cohesive Culture for Health Equity in Latino and All Communities: A Research Review» Abstract Health inequities are persistent in the United States. A widening socioeconomic gap, extensive poverty, and multi-level racism, discrimination, and segregation contribute to inequitable distribution of healthcare, resources, and a significant disparity in …
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