Five on Friday: Climate Change Is a Public Health Crisis
It's the first official weekend of summer! Why not grab an iced tea, slather on the sunblock, and dive into Five on Friday? Here are the top five news and insights shared by MCN staff this week to refresh you.
Alma recommended these summertime must-haves: the National Integrated Heat Health Information System, from NOAA, offers resources, information, and forecasts. She also offered up EPA's Let's Talk About Heat Challenge.
Claire shared the CDC's new MMWR on the inequities in the dispensing of oral antiviral drugs against COVID-19. “Dispensing rates were lowest in high vulnerability zip codes, despite these zip codes having the largest number of dispensing sites.” Dispensing of Oral Antiviral Drugs for Treatment of COVID-19 by Zip Code–Level Social Vulnerability
Candace forwarded on this Washington Post article, which reminds us that many mothers had to rely on formula because they needed to return to the fields for work. Formula Shortage Adds to Financial Crunch for Farmworker Families
Amy says, “Great to see the AMA take a stand!” AMA Declares Climate Change a Public Health Crisis
Weekly Win: Alma shared this good news for farmworkers: Federal Court Holds Glyphosate Registration Unlawful, Cites Cancer Risks, Endangered Species Risks
Have a safe and healthy weekend!
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