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4/6/2022 Ceres Nanosciences Establishes Sixteen Wastewater-Based Epidemiology Centers of Excellence Under NIH RADx Initiative ... Atlanta that is being run by Emory University, all supported by an $8.2 million award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (RADx®) initiative.These sixteen sites encompass non-profit, university, public health, and commercial testing labs located in fourteen states, including Arizona, California, Connecticut, Illinois, Georgia, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, Texas, West Virginia, and Wisconsin and are providing wastewater testing services ...
3/31/2022 Permit OK'd for Confederate Memorial Day event at Stone Mountain Park | News & Features | ArcaMax Publishing ATLANTA ‚Ai The Sons of Confederate Veterans plan to return to Stone Mountain Park next month for their (mostly) annual celebration of Confederate Memorial Day.State officials denied the Confederate group's request to gather for a ceremony last year, citing the possibility of "a clear and present danger to public health or safety" among the reasons.But records obtained by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution showed this year's permit application ‚Ai ...
3/31/2022 Gouin, Paul GOUIN, Paul Robert, M.D.Paul Robert Gouin, M.D., died March 22, 2022, in Atlanta, Georgia, after a courageous battle with Alzheimer's Disease. He was 82.Born March 29, 1939 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, he was ... two years with the Peace Corps as a sanitation and public health specialist in Panama. Always fascinated by science, he received a Master of Science degree in Biochemistry from California State University, Long Beach in ...
3/22/2022 12th annual Atlanta Research Conference to showcase student and faculty scholarship ATLANTA ‚Ai Mercer University‚Aos 12th annual Atlanta Research Conference will take place on Saturday, March 26, 10 a.m.- 3 p.m., to showcase research by students and faculty from the Cecil B. Day Graduate and ... of Health Policy and Behavioral Sciences within the School of Public Health at Georgia State University.The overarching aim of Dr. Leone‚Aos research program is to inform and develop evidence-based intervention programming to ...
3/17/2022 Brooke Forde Will Retire After NCAAs, Join the Peace Corps 2022 NCAA DIVISION I WOMEN‚AoS SWIMMING AND DIVING CHAMPIONSHIPS- March 16‚Ai19, 2022- McAuley Aquatic Center, Georgia Tech, Atlanta, Georgia (Eastern Daylight Time)- Prelims 10AM /Finals 6PM- Short Course Yards (25 yards)- [Championship Central ... to Peru to work with the Peace Corps as a public health officer in rural Peru.Forde completed her undergraduate degree in Human Biology at Stanford and is working on a Master of Science in ...
3/16/2022 Vaccine mandate for Georgia medical workers now in full effect | Health & Fitness | ArcaMax Publishing ATLANTA ‚Ai Tuesday marked the final deadline for Georgia health care workers to get their second COVID-19 vaccine dose or a valid exemption to keep their jobs.Several hospitals reported their employee vaccination levels ... employer-approved waiver based on medical or religious reasons.While public health experts say vaccine requirements are critical to prevent the spread of the virus, the federally imposed mandate created worries that health care workers ...
3/16/2022 Vaccine mandate for Georgia medical workers now in full effect | News & Features | ArcaMax Publishing ATLANTA ‚Ai Tuesday marked the final deadline for Georgia health care workers to get their second COVID-19 vaccine dose or a valid exemption to keep their jobs.Several hospitals reported their employee vaccination levels ... employer-approved waiver based on medical or religious reasons.While public health experts say vaccine requirements are critical to prevent the spread of the virus, the federally imposed mandate created worries that health care workers ...
3/15/2022 CDC reports Approximately 2.55 Million Students Reported Currently Using a Tobacco Product in 2021 Atlanta, GA ‚Ai The 2021 National Youth Tobacco Survey (NYTS) was conducted among U.S. middle and high school students during the COVID-19 pandemic and revealed that youth tobacco use remains a serious public health concern.About 2.55 million U.S. middle and high school students reported current (past 30-day) use of a tobacco product in 2021, according to new data released in today‚Aos Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report ...
3/14/2022 State Representative Beth Moore Introduces ‚ÄúHungry Dog‚Äù Bill to Allow Pet-Friendly Restaurants to Serve Dog-Safe Food ... Atlanta Journal Constitution, so there is a sizable customer base for dog-friendly businesses. California, Nevada, Colorado, Texas, Illinois and Florida already allow this practice, and Georgia restaurants should not be unfairly excluded from that marketplace so long as they follow public health guidelines.‚AuThis bill would allow food service establishments to serve patrons‚Ao pet dogs within designated outdoor areas from a special menu for dogs. HB 1376 ...
3/11/2022 98% of U.S. Population Can Ditch Masks as COVID Eases -CDC | Top News | US News U.S. News & World Report FILE PHOTO: A general view of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia September 30, 2014. REUTERS/Tami Chappell ReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and ... Shepardson; Editing by Chris Reese)Copyright 2022 Thomson Reuters .Tags: public health , United States , coronavirus ...
3/10/2022 ESKD Death Rates Vary Across US Counties ... Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, and colleagues reported in Kidney360. ASMRs were highest in counties located in the Tennessee Valley and Appalachia regions, and lowest in counties located in New England, the Pacific Northwest, and southern California. State-level ASMRs ranged from -8.8 per 1000 person-years in Minnesota to 27.9 per 1000 person-years in North Dakota, but were less telling.Continue ReadingCounty characteristics ‚Ai demographic, socioeconomic ...
3/3/2022 Powdered infant formula recall expanded Atlanta, March 2, 2022 ‚Ai A recall of powdered infant formula is expanding to include a specialty formula for infants with certain dietary needs. Abbott Nutrition is now recalling one lot of Similac PM 60/40 in addition to select lots of Similac, Alimentum, and EleCare formulas manufactured in its Sturgis, Michigan, facility. The products are sold throughout the U.S. The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is urging parents and ...
2/28/2022 Georgia's Black community disproportionately affected by HIV Philly Tribune ATLANTA ‚Ai Fred Bryant has a recurring problem these days at festivals and community meetings.Whenever he sets up a table for HIV and AIDS awareness at functions targeting the Black community for health intervention ... critical problem in Georgia‚Aos Black community.After decades of public health campaigns to battle the virus, Black Georgians ‚Ai especially those in metro Atlanta ‚Ai still make up a disproportionate percentage of HIV infections ...
2/26/2022 Georgia's Black community disproportionately affected by HIV SFGate Georgia‚Aos Black community disproportionately affected by HIV LEON STAFFORD, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Feb. 25, 2022 Facebook Twitter EmailATLANTA (AP) ‚Ai Fred Bryant has a recurring problem these days at festivals and community ... critical problem in Georgia‚Aos Black community.After decades of public health campaigns to battle the virus, Black Georgians ‚Ai especially those in metro Atlanta ‚Ai still make up a disproportionate percentage of HIV infections ...
2/21/2022 ‚ÄòI cried a lot‚Äô: Georgia food truck owners worry about high cost of fees and permits ... Public Health requires a health permit and a separate inspection for each county the truck operates in.This can become troublesome for operators because Georgia has 159 counties, including 29 counties in metro Atlanta.‚AuSome food trucks get inspected 30 or 40 times a year,‚Au Beck said. ‚AuRight now, I‚Aom only permitted in three counties, but that costs me over $2,000, plus all of the inspections.‚AuCaption ...
2/9/2022 In-person camps gearing up for summer Most summer camps in metro Atlanta will be in person in 2022 with health safety measures in place, including face masks and limits on the number of campers.As guidelines from the CDC and the Georgia Department of Public Health may change between registration and the start of camps, parents and campers should check with camp organizers for updated health safety requirements.The Atlanta History Center‚Aos summer history and ...
2/7/2022 A prospective examination of sex differences in posttraumatic autonomic functioning. ... Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, 21287, USARebecca Hinrichs, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, 30329, USAMariam H Reda, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, Wayne State ... USA; Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, 21205, USAStacey L House, Department of Emergency Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, 63110, USAFrancesca L ...
1/28/2022 Part-Time Program Assistant II ... Atlanta, GA.This position is part-time (Monday ‚Ai Thursday), 22-24 hours/week.DUTIES INCLUDE:- Providing customer service to internal and external partners and customers to assist with the coordination of the Academic Partnerships to Improve Health (APIH) as a part of the Public Health Workforce Branch (PHWB) Program Support Team.- Preparing and submitting administrative requests for the onboarding and out-processing of APIH program staff and fellows, including the ...
1/20/2022 Georgia hospitals plead for public to help lower COVID-19 spread Top doctors at six of metro Atlanta‚Aos largest hospital groups made extraordinary pleas on Thursday for Georgians to get vaccinated and take steps to reduce coronavirus infections to ensure emergency rooms and hospitals can ... to wear masks indoors and avoid large crowds and follow public health guidelines if exposed , she said.‚AuWe need to continue to reinforce that message that we‚Aore still in it,‚Au Mannepalli said.The ...
1/12/2022 [ASAP] Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) RNA in Wastewater Settled Solids Reflects RSV Clinical Positivity Rates ... Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Rd., Atlanta, Georgia 30322, United States- Alexandria B. Boehm Alexandria B. Boehm Email:Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Stanford University, 473 Via Ortega, Stanford, California 94305, United States [[email protected]]AbstractWastewater-based epidemiology (WBE) uses concentrations of infectious agent targets in wastewater to infer infection trends in the contributing community. To date, WBE has been used to gain insight into infection trends ...
1/11/2022 Georgia Department of Public Health issues statement on the problems with COVID Daily Status Report and their resolution The Georgia Department of Public Health issued the following statement about the problems with the Electronic Laboratory Reporting system that caused updates to be delayed for several days:Atlanta ‚Ai The Georgia Department of Public Health‚Aos (DPH) Daily Status Report updated as scheduled today and accurately reflects case and test data. Issues with electronic laboratory reporting (ELR) that were identified last week have been thoroughly investigated and the problem ...
1/1/2022 A look at major COVID-19 developments over the past week ... at record highs. Hospitals are facing a patient surge at the same time they‚Aore grappling with staff shortages. And public health officials warn the worst might still be weeks away.Georgia‚Aos fifth coronavirus ... Aos a look at major developments related to COVID-19:Atlanta hospitals plead with the public to do their partWith coronavirus cases soaring at ‚Aua staggering pace‚Au and reaching a new high in ...
12/31/2021 Georgia breaks record for highest single-day for new COVID cases ... is the original blog post for this type of video-blog content.According to data from Georgia‚Aos Department of Public Health, there are 24420 new COVID cases on Dec. 30, including both PCR ‚A ... a YouTube channel. When the YouTube video channel for 11Alive Atlanta Georgia Metro News uploads a video it is automatically uploaded to and formatted automatically at the Oakland News Now site and Zennie62-created and ...
12/28/2021 COVID-19 infections soar in Atlanta area; hospitals fill up ... omicron wave is rapidly pushing up the number of patients infected with the virus in Georgia hospitals, particularly in the Atlanta area.The number of patients hospitalized statewide with the virus has climbed by more ... nearly 8,700 a day on Monday, according to the state Public Health Department. That‚Aos nearing the peaks that Georgia saw in infection numbers in early January and early September.The share of positive molecular ...
12/28/2021 COVID-19 infections are on the rise in the Atlanta region.The hospital fills up ... Atlanta area.The number of patients hospitalized throughout the state for the virus increased by more than 50% in a week and exceeded 1,900 on Monday. This is the highest number since mid-October, when the number of cases was still declining after reaching a state record of over 6,000 in early September.According to the State Public Health Service, the seven-day average of COVID-19 cases in Georgia ...