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Five on Friday: Puerto Ricans Still Living Under Tarps

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Five on Friday: Puerto Ricans Still Living Under Tarps


May is close to the end; it’s the official kickoff to summer!  Before you head to the barbecue or  pack up your swimsuit and sunscreen, take a moment to read some of the news pieces and resources that we shared amongst ourselves here at MCN this week.



Still living under FEMA tarps


Marysel sent over this article on the shocking number of people still struggling in poor conditions after Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico:  “The story of those who still live under FEMA tarps”.

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National Clearinghouse Resources on HIV


Theressa recommends the National Clearinghouse resources on HIV -- featuring two articles and a webinar from MCN.

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DACA Recipient Deported


Laz forwarded on this NPR article on the story of one former DACA recipient who was deported to Mexico after a DUI conviction, and now lives in Mexico, despite his infamiliarity with the country he left at the age of two.


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Integrating CHWs into Health Care Teams


Amy also shared, “Migrant child died after release from detention, attorneys group alleges.”

Del recommended this Health Affairs blog post on Integrating Community Health Workers Into Health Care Teams Without Coopting Them.

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Giving Birth in America


Candace shared this CNN-Every Mother Counts coproduction of 10 videos around giving birth in America -- see this excellent video featuring a patient and clinician at Salud para la gente in Watsonville.


Have a safe and healthy Memorial Day weekend.

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