• How To Deal If Everyone's Coronavirus Anxiety Is Piling Onto Yours

    9 days ago - By The Huffington Post

    Talking about COVID-19 with friends and family a lot? This advice will help if that's hurting your mental health.
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  • Local health departments and COVID-19

    Local health departments and COVID-19

    9 days ago - By The Medical Care Blog

    The rapid emergence of COVID-19 reminds us of the importance of the public health system. Local health departments play a central role in emergency preparedness and response. Effective epidemic response rests on the performance of the essential public health activities- assessment, policy development, and assurance -by LHDs.
    Evidence suggests that LHDs can improve population health by reducing substance use-related and suicide-related emergency department visits, hospital admissions , readmissions , costs , and preventable deaths. In a study published in Medical Care in 2018 , we...
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