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The Importance of Vaccinations for All Ages

The Importance of Vaccinations for All Ages

National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) highlights the importance of vaccination for people of all ages. To commemorate NIAM, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) developed toolkits with key messages, sample social media, graphics and educational...

Prescription for Physical Activity: Great Plains QIN Huddle

Prescription for Physical Activity: Great Plains QIN Huddle

August 18, 2020 – Great Plains QIN Huddle: Prescription for Physical Activity [12:00 p.m. CT] The Prescription for Physical Activity huddle will focus on the benefits of physical activity for older adults. Strong evidence demonstrates that compared to less active men...

TRAIN Learning Network: COVID-19 Trainings Available

TRAIN Learning Network: COVID-19 Trainings Available

Training related to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is available through the TRAIN Learning Network, a national learning network that aggregates training opportunities for public health, healthcare and preparedness professionals from thousands of training...

Music – The Art of Life

Music – The Art of Life

"Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything" - Plato Troyd Geist is a folklorist with the North Dakota Council on the Arts (NDCA). Geist started and developed the Art for Life Program. The Art for Life...

2020 AMA Opioid Task Force Progress Report 

2020 AMA Opioid Task Force Progress Report 

The American Medical Association released its annual Opioid Task Force 2020 Drug Overdose Report. This report shared that progress continues to be made to limit unsafe opioid usage, provide patients necessary treatments and lower the risk of fatal overdose deaths. ...

A Snapshot of the Impact of COVID-19

A Snapshot of the Impact of COVID-19

CMS Updates Data on COVID-19 Impacts on Medicare Beneficiaries  On July 28, CMS released its first monthly update of data that provides a snapshot of the impact of COVID-19 on the Medicare population. For the first time, the snapshot includes data for American...

CDC Clinician Call Center: COVID-19 Response

CDC Clinician Call Center: COVID-19 Response

CDC developed the Clinician Call Center as a resource available to healthcare personnel working to prevent, detect, and respond to COVID-19. The Clinician Call Center is a hotline with CDC clinicians standing by to answer questions about COVID-19. Access the Call...