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January 2021

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January 25, 2021– Google CEO, Sundair Pichai, shares their message regarding providing grants to help create equitable access to COVID-19 vaccination sites.The Satcher Health Leadership Institute at Morehouse School of Medicine will be an integral collaborator in this effort as they will work to collect COVID-19 vaccination data that will aid in providing the resources needed to health providers and community leaders to educate and build trust amongst vulnerable communities who are not receiving the access to vaccines that they need.Read Google’s Full Message: https://blog.google/technology/health/vaccines-how-were-helping

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CDC Foundation WEBINARThursday January 28, 2021 12:00–1:00 PM ETThe COVID-19 pandemic continues to strain our nation’s health systems, and burden communities nationwide. Safe and effective vaccines are in early stages of distribution, and vaccine campaigns face a variety of challenges that could hinder their success.At this event, CDC COVID-19 Response Vaccine Task Force Chief Medical Officer Amanda Cohn, MD, will present the latest information about available vaccines and current vaccine distribution plans, in conversation with CDC Foundation President and CEO Judy Monroe, MD. Afterwards, leaders from community-based organizations (CBOs) will join the conversation to discuss ways to...

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Through the COVID-19 Pandemic, the United States has truly been challenged with many hardships affecting our quality of life, healthcare and economy. In this timely report, titled, Community Health and Economic Prosperity: Engaging Businesses as Stewards and Stakeholders- A Report of the Surgeon General, raises awareness of the current state of health in our nation.  This report raises the issues of health disadvantages that individuals face and how business leaders can engage, respond and reinvest in their locally burdened communities. With fourteen detailed best practices and recommendations to follow, we are clearly guided to understand why and how the...