Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

March 1, 2021

Tips From Former Smokers – Terrie H.: I Wish Tip

(STL.News) The CDC released another video that has to be the most convincing testimony of all.  If you smoke and want to stop but struggle with the addiction, watch this. The argument over smoking is not a matter of opinion.  It is a fact that it damages your health.  For...

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March 1, 2021

Tips From Former Smokers – Denise H. and Brian H.

(STL.News) The CDC releases another YouTube video to help convince smokers to “stop smoking.” At the same time, this approach and presentation might make smokers feel pressure to stop smoking.  It is a free country, and we have liberties.  Right?  Yes, but the reality of freedom can come with an...

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March 1, 2021

Christine B.: Quit Smoking for Those Who Love You

(STL.News) The CDC released the following YouTube videos for people who smoke.  If you consider ending your smoking habit but struggle to cross that line, watch these videos for some strength to STOP SMOKING.  Like all things in life, it is a decision.  Some decisions are more difficult than others,...

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January 28, 2021

CDC News: Engaging Faith Leaders – Protect Congregations, Communities

(STL.News) Dr. Moolenaar shared updates on CDC’s COVID-19 response, including the latest scientific information and what everyone should know about protecting themselves and others.  Dr. Butler gave a brief status report on the pandemic and an overview of prevention with a specific emphasis on opportunities for faith-based organizations.  Dr. Hillis...

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January 10, 2021

Arizona Governor Announces $65 Million for Vaccine Rollout

PHOENIX?, AZ (STL.News) Arizona Governor Doug Ducey Friday announced Arizona is receiving $65,769,416 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to support COVID-19 vaccine clinics and strengthen vaccine confidence and community engagement. “We want to get Arizonans vaccinated as quickly, safely and efficiently as possible,” said Governor Ducey. ...

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December 21, 2020

CDC issues new guidelines on COVID-19 vaccination

(STL.News) The Centre for Disease Control and prevention on Sunday issued new guidelines to those who have been reported severe allergic reactions to the covid-19 vaccine. ? YouTube video provided courtesy of WION News STL.News References: YouTube

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December 1, 2020

CDC panel votes on who will get Covid-19 vaccine first

(STL.News) The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, an outside group of medical experts that advises the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is scheduled to vote Tuesday on who will be first in line to get the coronavirus vaccine. Scientists and infectious disease experts have debated who will get immunized...

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December 1, 2020

CDC News: Risk Factors in Opioid Prescribing

(STL.News) This video addresses the various risk factors likely to increase susceptibility to opioid-associated harms and suggests strategies for mitigating these risks. ? YouTube video provided courtesy of CDC STL.News References: YouTube

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December 1, 2020

CDC News: Tapering Opioids for Chronic Pain

(STL.News) This video describes when and how providers should initiate opioid tapering, and ways to support patients through the process.  This includes working with patients to lower dosages or to taper and discontinue opioids, when appropriate.  Providers should include their patients in collaborative decision making and individualize tapering plans to...

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