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Resurgence of vaccine-preventable diseases, or VPD’s, has led the World Health Organization to declare vaccine hesitancy as one of the top ten threats to global health. The resurgence of VPD’s in recent times may be directly linked to the rapid Read More
This commentary outlines challenges assisted living communities face in light of COVID-19 and provides recommendations for adhering to federal guidelines in spite of these challenges. Assisted living providers face numerous challenges concerning federal guidelines to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Read More
This public radio story provides tips for deciphering between accurate and inaccurate information on social media. During this public radio news story, a representative from the News Literacy Project shared the tools created for students to evaluate news stories circulating Read More
This article suggests that federal and state government as well as long-term care facilities should ensure meaningful communication in care settings to reduce negative mental health effects stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic. Older adults in long-term care facilities are at Read More
This letter to the editor discusses the vital role of an information specialist to assist public health information seekers during COVID-19. Public health awareness is key to reducing the spread of COVID-19, making it the most effective tool of protection Read More
Published on :  | By Maria Brann

Review: Talking your team through a crisis

This article provides steps for physicians to effectively communicate with their teams during the COVID-19 pandemic. Communicating during uncertainty is an essential leadership skill, regardless of whether one is in a formal leadership position. The author provides five steps for Read More
This commentary proposes a cultural framework for community-engaged global communication responses to COVID-19. Community engagement requires knowledge of culture in framing COVID-19 messages to reduce collective risks. Structural inequity is evident is minority communities nationally and globally and therefore must Read More
This brief report highlights the need for an increased public health presence on social media to educate community members about COVID-19 myths. This study assessed COVID-19 knowledge among educated individuals and determined that survey respondents were generally not knowledgeable about Read More
This article discusses the opportunities offered by various social media platforms for health care providers to disseminate essential health information related to COVID-19 to other providers and the public. Although much of the communication about COVID-19 has been communicated to Read More
Published on :  | By Maria Brann

Review: Supporting your team during a global pandemic

In this Nursing Management Leadership Q&A, senior vice president and CNO of Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals in Philadelphia provides advice for leaders to support their health care teams to minimize feelings of stress and being overwhelmed. When asked by an Read More

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