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@HHSGov
HHS.gov
16 days ago
NEWS: HHS is announcing additional measures to encourage vaccinations and increase vaccine confidence as part of the next phase of its #COVID19 public education campaign. Learn more: https://t.co/H4zWh3B7Av https://t.co/GpBx9yNb0o
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@US_FDA
U.S. FDA
2 days ago
Dippers and chewers often develop white patches in their mouths that can turn cancerous. Take tobacco out of baseball ⚾ and enjoy the game tobacco-free. https://t.co/YkFqdz1oDb via @FDATobacco https://t.co/hXkt0s3R74
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@US_FDA
U.S. FDA
3 days ago
April is National Minority Health Month. African American children and adults are more likely to be exposed to secondhand smoke than any other racial or ethnic group. Learn more about why it’s important to be smoke free: https://t.co/5vIGH6JGCr via @FDATobacco #NMHM2021 https://t.co/QeGjaLM3kx
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@SecBecerra
Secretary Xavier Becerra
a day ago
.@CMSGov’s approval of Missouri and Georgia's extension of postpartum Medicaid coverage is a step toward reducing maternal mortality and morbidity. @POTUS’ American Rescue Plan creates an easier pathway in 2022 for states to extend Medicaid coverage for a year postpartum.
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@HHSGov
HHS.gov
23 hours ago
Join us all month long as we observe National Minority Health Month! We’re sharing tips and reminders throughout this month to help keep you #ActiveAndHealthy this April and throughout the year. Learn more from @MinorityHealth: https://t.co/01vuK1ifTO #NMHM2021 #MinorityHealth https://t.co/GkCJxjcCk4
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@Readygov
Readygov
3 days ago
Critical fire weather continues to be prevalent across the southwest. Be sure to: 🔥 Follow the instructions of your local officials. 🔥 Make an emergency plan in case you need to evacuate. 🔥 Have digital copies of important documents. https://t.co/g1UT5lw0XT https://t.co/no1ZiaiMaC
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@ACFHHS
ACF
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Teachers should intentionally use new words during teaching and learning or activities to build children's vocabularies. This video highlights the importance of using new and novel words in your conversations with children. Watch: https://t.co/Eh6MMnKsSw via @HeadStartgov https://t.co/im83ZiDwWt
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@HHSGov
HHS.gov
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Don’t forget to catch up on your and your child’s vaccines in #2021 and be better protected from preventable diseases! Get more info: https://t.co/sIhrVnnRmR. #iVax2protect https://t.co/iha9Fxmh2A
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HHS.gov
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If you have a recalled food in your refrigerator, it’s important to remove it and thoroughly clean the fridge since germs could spread to other drawers or shelves. Find a step-by-step fridge cleaning guide from @CDCgov here: https://t.co/bB7oCDVOXE. https://t.co/3vi592Ny9X
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@SecBecerra
Secretary Xavier Becerra
a day ago
As we continue to mark Black Maternal Health Week, I’m looking forward to working with experts in the field to give mothers across the country the care they deserve. #BMHW21 https://t.co/jWKmC36FUb
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@HHSGov
HHS.gov
2 days ago
Getting your #COVID19 vaccine? It’s free regardless of your immigration status. You do not need to show proof of insurance or an ID if you do not have it. You also shouldn’t receive a bill after your vaccination. Learn the facts here: https://t.co/4WTx7C4Ni8. https://t.co/KaX3kVP6G0
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@CDCgov
CDC
2 days ago
Of nearly 7 million doses of J&J/Janssen #COVID19 Vaccine given in the US, a small number of cases of a rare & severe type of blood clot have been reported in people after receiving the vaccine. CDC & @US_FDA recommend a pause as we review data. More: https://t.co/SVTRkBgIET https://t.co/QF5po3vTQ4
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HHS.gov
2 days ago
#TesticularCancer is very rare, but it’s the most common cancer found in men ages 15-34. The good news? Regular screenings and self-exams can catch testicular cancer before you even start to show symptoms: https://t.co/nVoldkOg4q. #TesticularCancerAwarenessMonth https://t.co/iNQ3J4kagS
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@CDCgov
CDC
3 days ago
Conditions in the places where people live, learn, work, play, and worship can affect health risks and outcomes. Learn how CDC is supporting work to help ALL communities overcome #COVID19: https://t.co/8HqUGpyUrP. https://t.co/lwzk4LjhHX
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@CDCgov
CDC
3 days ago
HCPs: If you are working at a #COVID19 vaccination site, protect yourself from needlestick injuries while administering vaccines or helping at the site. Learn more: https://t.co/starzLwiUn. https://t.co/XvEwGI0ncI
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@NIH_NCCIH
NIH NCCIH
3 days ago
Some dietary supplements have proven benefits, but others do not. Always talk with your health care provider before you take a new supplement, and avoid any supplement claiming it can “cure” a disease. Learn more from @FTC and @US_FDA. https://t.co/duFvIGBJZT
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@CDCemergency
CDC Emergency
3 days ago
Wearing gloves is not necessary for protection from #COVID19 in most situations, like running errands. However, @CDCgov does recommend wearing gloves when you are caring for someone who is sick or cleaning. Learn more: https://t.co/BFXb6ajns0. https://t.co/N2hcsmUMvB
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@WhiteHouse
The White House
3 days ago
Here’s what you need to know about the Johnson & Johnson vaccine pause: https://t.co/hsegQLUztG
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