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The Public Health Conference of Iowa

April 5 - April 9

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted public health’s leadership role in the safety and security of our communities. To keep public health at the forefront of sharing lessons learned, we are excited to announce the rebranding of Iowa’s premiere annual public health conference. The Public Health Conference of Iowa will be held virtually during National Public […]

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11:00 am

Responding to the COVID-19 Infodemic: An NNLM Virtual Symposium

April 8 @ 11:00 am - April 9 @ 4:00 pm

What is the Symposium about? The COVID-19 pandemic highlights the disparities of underserved, minority and underrepresented communities. This includes ensuring equal understanding of accurate health information, education in hard hit communities and valuing inclusion in clinical research to overcome COVID-19. The NNLM Virtual Symposium is an opportunity to address misinformation and mistrust, raise awareness about the pandemic and efforts to combat […]

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12:00 pm

The Opioid Epidemic: A Geography in Two Phases

April 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The United States is experiencing a drug overdose mortality epidemic marked by the introduction and spread of opioids across rural and urban areas. The epidemic’s effect on adults of prime working age (ages 25-54) has been substantial, with the mortality from drug overdoses more than tripling between 1999 and 2018—from 11.3 to 36.5 deaths per […]

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