- With the higher rates of COVID-19 in our communities, testing continues to be one of the best tools to limit transmission. Good news: Testing just got easier, as people living in the U.S. can once again order four free COVID-19 tests to be delivered by mail.
- The updated COVID-19 vaccine is being shipped to health centers, health departments and pharmacies across the country after it was approved last week by the FDA. The Provider Network (MCN) published this blog to provide the most important points about who is eligible and when they can get the dose.
- Which vaccines should you and your loved ones get this fall? We’re here to help, and you can also refer to this recent New York Times article for additional guidance.
- Everyone 6 months and older is eligible to get a flu shot and an updated COVID-19 vaccine, whether someone is unvaccinated or just getting a booster.
- People over 60 years of age, people who are pregnant, and infants are eligible for RSV vaccines. Ask a medical professional about whether the RSV vaccine is something you or your loved ones should consider.
- Last week, the New York Times Magazine brought to light another instance of migrant child labor and related occupational injuries and risks in poultry plants on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. The Department of Labor (DOL) has opened investigations.
- Community health workers face significant challenges in caring for asylum seekers, particularly those who serve significant numbers of asylum seekers in border areas between Mexico and the United States. Learn about some of these challenges in this interview with the Southeastern Arizona Health Education Center, which provides bicultural and bilingual information.
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