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Five on Friday: Clinician Burnout Rates Increase at FQHCs and Denouncing the End of DACA

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MCN Five on Friday


Another difficult week for the mobile poor. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the thousands just beginning to recover from Harvey, while thousands more are displaced by Irma. Meanwhile, across the nation, families fret over their futures after this week’s decision by the Trump Administration over DACA. We continue to work hard to assure that America’s mobile poor have access to quality health care, including behavioral health. Visit our Behavioral Health page to learn more and access resources. This week’s events certainly affected the links that we shared with each other. Here are a few that perhaps you overlooked.



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Surveys of Safety Net Providers Find Worsening Rates of Burnout, Professional Satisfaction

Claire, Writer and Editor, shared the Pump Handle article on concerning new research, “Surveys of safety net providers find worsening rates of burnout, professional satisfaction.”. 



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AAPCHO Denounces President’s Decision to End DACA

Several of us shared fellow nonprofits’ position statements on DACA. Del, Director of International Projects, Research, and Development, shared the statement from AAPCHO



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OSHA: Hurricane Preparedness and Response

Alma, Senior Program Manager of Environmental and Occupational Health, recommends OSHA’s hurricane preparedness and response page.



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Connecting Displaced Residents with HIV and Primary Care in Texas and Louisiana

Karen, CEO, sent along the South Central AIDS Education and Training Center’s hurricane resources that they gathered in response to Harvey.



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Hookworm, a Disease of Extreme Poverty, is Thriving in the US South. Why?

Claire also sent along a quote to accompany a Guardian article: “More than one in three people sampled in a low-income area of Alabama tested positive for traces of hookworm, a gastrointestinal parasite that was thought to have been eradicated from the US decades ago.”


Have a safe and healthy weekend.


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