Before the first case of influenza was reported in the Flagstaff area this fall, public health researchers from ADHS and Coconino County Health and Human Services already knew it was coming. How? By testing wastewater for signs of influenza. Wastewater surveillance for signs of specific diseases is a new and growing tool for public health […]
October 15, 2022 is National Latinx Aids Awareness Day (NLAAD). This observance calls for raising awareness on the impact of HIV on Hispanic/Latino/Latinx communities and eliminating stigma. NLAAD, first created by the by the Hispanic Federation and the Latino Commission on AIDS in 2003, is a good opportunity to feature the CDC’s Let’s Stop HIV Together …
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Today marks the end of the national COVID-19 public health emergency, but most tools – including vaccines, testing, and treatment – will remain available in Arizona. More than two years after the public health emergency was declared, and more than three years after the virus began its rapid spread in 2020, the U.S. Department of Health […]
Pedestrian fatalities have increased 50% since 2009. Autonomous vehicles—those driven by automated driving systems rather than a human—are often suggested as a solution by politicians, planners, even some safety advocates. But with our nation’s struggle to regulate the automobile industry and failure to protect people walking, many worry about the decades-long shift to autonomous vehicles …
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This video covers common parent questions about regular testing for COVID-19 at school, including: What are some ways you can keep your child healthy at school? Why is it important for your child to participate in regular COVID-19 testing at school? How does your child benefit from school-based COVID-19 testing? What will your child’s testing experience be like? What should you do if your child tests positive for COVID-19? Transcript: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/videos/regular-school-testing/Regular-School-Testing-for-COVID-19-2022-Video-Transcript.pdf
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