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Highlights From the Nation's Health February 2022

14 Feb 2022 8:51 AM | Vermont Public Health Association (Administrator)

Check out these highlights from the February/March issue:

Health misinformation a ‘threat to public health’

Health misinformation has long existed, but its harm has become painfully clear during the COVID-19 pandemic. Public health is fighting back.

Local resilience programs take on COVID-19, disaster relief

Faced with growing weather-related disasters and the lingering pandemic, local leaders in the U.S. are stepping up to form teams to boost resilience, particularly for vulnerable residents.

APHA debuts ‘That’s Public Health’ web series

A new 20-part web series is earning both praise and views, showing Americans the crucial link between public health and their own health and well-being.

US omicron surge underscores benefits of COVID-19 vaccination

As COVID-19’s highly contagious omicron strain led to surges in cases, hospitalizations and deaths this year, a clear lesson rang out: vaccination against the disease works.

Healthy You: Tips for a healthy gut: How to feed your amazing microbiome

Eating healthy foods improves the microbiome in your gut, which improves overall health and well-being. Read Healthy You online, and download and share a PDF in English or Spanish.

Newsmakers

Check out what’s happening among public health movers and shakers.

Resources

See what’s new in public health books and other media


About the association

VtPHA is a membership organization which facilitates collaboration among people who care about public health and are interested in protecting and promoting the health of Vermont residents.

VtPHA is an Affiliate of the American Public Health Association (APHA). APHA is the national voice of public health and champions the health of all people and all communities. They are the only organization that combines a 140-plus year perspective, the ability to influence federal policy to improve the public’s health and a member community from all public health disciplines and over 40 countries. Learn more at www.apha.org.

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Vermont Public Health Association
P.O. Box 732
Burlington, VT 05402-0732

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