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Common Parent Concerns on COVID-19 Vaccine

Common Parent Concerns on COVID-19 Vaccine

www.publichealth.lacounty.gov www.cdc.gov According to the CDC, Pfizer Vaccines are now authorized for children as young as 5 years old. It is stated that children are just as likely as adults to get infected with COVID-19, have long-term and short-term effects, and can also spread the virus as much as an […]

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Highlight: African Communities Public Health Coalition

Highlight: African Communities Public Health Coalition

Senait Admassu, President of ACPHC with Dr. Jerry Abraham and other vaccine clinic volunteers hosted through Kendren Health Center in South LA African Community Public Health Coalition’s (ACPHC) mission is to improve personal and community health and wellness within the African community through increasing the availability of culturally-relevant physical and […]

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African Communities Public Health Coalition Takes Measures To Overcome Impact Of Covid-19 Racial Inequities Faced by African Immigrants

African Communities Public Health Coalition Takes Measures To Overcome Impact Of Covid-19 Racial Inequities Faced by African Immigrants

Written by Senait Admassu (MSW), President As a community-based nonprofit organization, the African Communities Public Health Coalition (ACPHC), for the past seven years, has primarily been the premier vehicle for providing mental health and social services to the African immigrant and refugee communities of the Los Angeles area. Located in […]

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Challenging Issues of Mental Health and Covid-19: Supporting Immigrant and Refugee Communities .

Challenging Issues of Mental Health and Covid-19: Supporting Immigrant and Refugee Communities .

COVID-19 affects lower-income, ethnic minority communities with job loss, food insecurity, and poorer access to health care.  There are so many Information overloads and cultural and linguistic gaps that exacerbate anxiety, confusion, and uncertainty.     The African Coalition provided a virtual education workshop. This workshop created a space where stakeholders had conversation about the […]

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The Hostile Environment Towards Migrants Needed to End !!!

The Hostile Environment Towards Migrants Needed to End !!!

April 15, 2020 Emergencies are always stressful to all, but specific stressors particular to COVID-19 outbreak affect the immigrant and refugee population.   African Coalition believes that steps must be taken to address stigma and discrimination at all phases of the COVID-19 emergency response. The first step is that we all […]

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L.A. Families Fighting Flavored Tobacco: Press Release on Carson Measure to End All Flavored Tobacco Sales

L.A. Families Fighting Flavored Tobacco: Press Release on Carson Measure to End All Flavored Tobacco Sales

STATEMENT ON CARSON MEASURE TO PROTECT YOUTH HEALTH, END ALL FLAVORED TOBACCO SALES FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 14, 2020 Contact: Daisy Vieyra, daisy.vieyra@berlinrosen.com, 805-612-4710 CARSON, Calif.–In the midst of a national e-cigarette epidemic, members of the Carson city council voted Tuesday to pass a local ordinance ending the sale of all flavored […]

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