In this session, we explored how to improve vaccine awareness and access among individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (I/DD). Our expert panel shared strategies to advocate for individuals with I/DD and highlighted on-the-ground approaches for equitable health care.
This session helps prepare nurses to share information and stories on social media. We walk through the basics of individual social media channels as well as best practices for sharing your own content and engaging with others’.
The COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE) was accompanied by several waivers and flexibilities that removed many of the barriers to telehealth. The PHE was extended in 90-day increments since the PHE began in 2020, but officially ended on May 11, 2023. Much has changed in the world of telehealth since March 2020:
In this webinar, we review the temporary flexibilities and waivers impacting telehealth that expired on May 11, 2023, and examine the ever-evolving telehealth policy landscape and its emerging models of care.
Turning Points for Children (a Philadelphia-based program) hosted a town hall event to provide background information on the COVID-19 vaccine development process and its safety. Program parents, community members, and Turning Points for Children staff/clients had the opportunity to learn about the latest COVID-19 vaccine guidelines for children and teens and how best to address vaccine misinformation.
Across the country, health centers and other community-based providers are tasked with supporting large scale COVID-19 vaccine rollouts for their patients and communities. This demand has expanded the workload of providers, staff, and volunteers. The National Nurse-Led Care Consortium, Public Health Management Corporation, and the Philadelphia Department of Health formed an innovative partnership to address this need by deploying AmeriCorps members to assist with vaccine delivery.