Here at Edwards Abstract and Title Co., we want to make sure that our clients are informed with up-to-date information on COVID-19 in order to benefit the health and safety of our communities. Below, we have compiled verified news sources with current updates and announcements regarding the handling of the coronavirus in our region. Please continue to check back for the most recent information, and consider sharing with your friends and family on social media.
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- CDC Releases Data on Chronic Diseases and Related Risk Factorsby [email protected] on September 27, 2022 at 2:41 pm
2021 data from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) are now available through CDC’s easy-to-use web-based tool.
- Number of States with High Rates of Adult Obesity More Than Doublesby [email protected] on September 27, 2022 at 10:11 am
Nineteen states and two territories have at least 35% of residents with adult obesity - more than doubling the number of states with a high obesity prevalence since 2018 - according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
- Many Children with Sickle Cell Anemia Not Receiving Lifesaving Screening and Treatmentby [email protected] on September 20, 2022 at 12:00 am
In 2019, less than half of children aged 2–16 years with sickle cell anemia received the recommended screening for stroke, a common complication of the disease, according to a new CDC Vital Signs report.
- CDC announces $90M funding to support Pathogen Genomics Centers of Excellence (PGCoE) networkby [email protected] on September 20, 2022 at 12:00 am
Today, CDC announced 5-year awards to five state public health departments. The awards will establish the Pathogen Genomics Centers of Excellence (PGCoE) network.
- Four in 5 pregnancy-related deaths in the U.S. are preventableby [email protected] on September 19, 2022 at 10:17 am
More than 80% of pregnancy-related deaths were preventable, according to 2017-2019 <a href="https://www.cdc.gov/reproductivehealth/maternal-mortality/erase-mm/data-mmrc.html">data</a> from Maternal Mortality Review Committees (MMRCs), which are representatives of diverse clinical and non-clinical backgrounds who review the circumstances around pregnancy-related deaths to identify recommendations to prevent future deaths.
- New Vital Signs Report: Children with sickle cell anemia are at risk for stroke and other complicationsby [email protected] on September 19, 2022 at 12:00 am
Sickle cell anemia, a blood disorder that primarily affects Black and African American people, can cause severe pain and shorten life expectancy by more than 20 years. Yet, few children with the disease are getting the recommended screening and treatment to prevent life-threatening complications such as stroke.
- CDC opening applications for Monkeypox Vaccine Equity Pilot Programby [email protected] on September 15, 2022 at 10:48 am
Today, local, state, and territorial health departments, as well as tribal governments and local non-governmental organizations, can partner together and begin submitting requests to access monkeypox vaccine through the recently announced Monkeypox Vaccine Equity Pilot Program
- United States confirmed as country with circulating vaccine-derived poliovirusby [email protected] on September 13, 2022 at 12:00 am
CDC today announced that polioviruses found in New York, both from the case of paralytic polio in an unvaccinated adult in Rockland County and in several wastewater samples from communities near the patient’s residence, meet the World Health Organization (WHO)’s criteria for circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus (cVDPV) – meaning that poliovirus continues to be transmitted in Rockland County, NY, and surrounding areas.
- CDC Recommends the First Updated COVID-19 Boosterby [email protected] on September 1, 2022 at 7:49 pm
Today, CDC Director Rochelle P. Walensky, M.D., M.P.H., endorsed the CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ (ACIP) recommendations for use of updated COVID-19 boosters from Pfizer-BioNTech for people ages 12 years and older and from Moderna for people ages 18 years and older.
- Increased Use of Telehealth for Opioid Use Disorder Services During COVID-19 Pandemic Associated with Reduced Risk of Overdoseby [email protected] on August 31, 2022 at 12:00 am
The expansion of telehealth services during the COVID-19 pandemic was associated with individuals staying in treatment longer and reducing their risk of medically treated overdose, according to a new <a href="https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamapsychiatry/fullarticle/10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2022.2284?guestAccessKey=ee7219e9-7be8-4f85-bf27-6313250cfea3&utm_source=For_The_Media&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=ftm_links&utm_content=tfl&utm_term=083122">study</a>.