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Looking for information about #COVID19 testing? Find the latest – including how to get a test in your community – o… https://t.co/ciyhHPG9CRCloth masks used to slow the spread of #COVID19 do not protect against #wildfire smoke. Your mask protects others f… https://t.co/LVBvgBM7jm
Retweeted by HHS.govEnding the HIV epidemic starts at the community level. Federal agencies, advocacy groups, and local leaders launche… https://t.co/iifyfcbygE#NIH is funding community engagement research efforts in areas hardest hit by #COVID19, to quickly launch outreach… https://t.co/ygLzwFESm1
Retweeted by HHS.govThinking about heading out for a public activity during #COVID19? Here are some guidelines to consider to help prot… https://t.co/qMqowQpkjhHave you made a plan to get your #FluShot this year? #FightFlu https://t.co/qL8n8HWEcg
Retweeted by HHS.govSeptember is Suicide Prevention Month. Suicidal thoughts or actions are a sign of extreme distress, not a harmless… https://t.co/6altYZTtqgThanks to advancements in treatment, those diagnosed early with HIV today have a chance at long, healthy lives. Tak… https://t.co/UHivafcwAmA #NEW @HHSGov/#HRSA rule expands reimbursement for living #OrganDonors, including lost wages, #ChildCare &… https://t.co/LR1lOcK0qu
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9/18
2020
Floods and power outages from #HurricaneSally can quickly contaminate food. Discard perishable food — like meat, po… https://t.co/cDdjJCG3qHToday, @ACFHHS awarded 49 states, plus the District of Columbia bonuses for increasing the number of children adopt… https://t.co/7WK6yDGUNI
Retweeted by HHS.gov#KidneyDisease can affect anyone – especially if you have any of the 5 major risk factors. Take the Kidney Risk Qui… https://t.co/6ySJYZdd9F#Wildfires can spread quickly, destroying homes and putting lives in danger. Take these steps to be ready and reduc… https://t.co/KCAeRf2W46It's important to teach kids effective ways to protect themselves from #COVID19. The latest from @CDCgov:… https://t.co/mogkq4zDUGBoth #flu & #COVID19 can spread before symptoms appear. Each virus spreads differently but will have similar sympto… https://t.co/ChLqTMAzF5
Retweeted by HHS.govHHS and @FitnessGov are pleased to recognize the National Youth Sports Strategy (NYSS) Champion organizations for t… https://t.co/0PRKKt8R8tUsing a generator after #HurricaneSally? Generator use is a major cause of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning. Generato… https://t.co/ky421b547x#COVID19 cases declined in most states in the last 7 days, but COVID-19 is widespread in many areas, particularly i… https://t.co/kvbdZ8uOM0
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9/17
2020
Floodwater from #HurricaneSally can contain anything from sewage and sharp objects to downed power lines. Stay away… https://t.co/7UvfnggIJ6#COVID19 has unequally affected some of us in racial and ethnic minority groups, both physically and emotionally. A… https://t.co/3I8fvQRTZO
Retweeted by HHS.govNatural disasters like wildfires and hurricanes can have a devastating impact on people’s lives. If you need to tal… https://t.co/yBo2VzJDGfNeed multilingual resources on #COVID19? Visit @MinorityHealth’s website to access free resources and ensure your… https://t.co/EyKew7Xtzk
Retweeted by HHS.gov#COVID19 can be spread by people who do not have symptoms & do not know that they are infected. Masks worn over the… https://t.co/Cbn8eSWwBIThis morning we declared a public health emergency in #Oregon as the state battles wildfires, following President T… https://t.co/Qgpqihxkxu
Retweeted by HHS.govOn flooded roads, as little as 6 inches of water can cause you to lose control of your car or truck. Two feet of wa… https://t.co/ImIqse0aIaNEWS: HHS and @DeptofDefense today released two documents outlining the detailed strategy to deliver safe and effec… https://t.co/DSjgGeIn8YConcerned about keeping your child’s immunization schedule on track or getting a flu shot during #COVID19? Well-chi… https://t.co/sMiNBkzqjA
9/16
2020
#NIH announced a new public-private partnership called #AMP Schizophrenia to meet the need for early therapeutic in… https://t.co/YKiBfji3Y1
Retweeted by HHS.govIf you live in the path of #HurricaneSally, take these steps now to be prepared: https://t.co/B2zFYJ1gw3 https://t.co/OfUXKIZ8mtEarly planning can save lives during a natural disaster. If you or your loved ones rely on dialysis or medical equi… https://t.co/LUbVyD3Io6If you have evacuated to an emergency shelter because of wildfires or #HurricaneSally, these tips can help you lowe… https://t.co/vR90tZbIM0#WearAMask in public to help slow the spread of COVID-19, but be sure to wear it the right way. Position your mask… https://t.co/oJwPk70IKD
Retweeted by HHS.govIf you're in the path of Hurricane #Sally, don't wait until it's too late! Use these tips to get your car and home… https://t.co/VTHyAVT1KTNo matter what your questions are about #COVID19, make sure you are getting answers from reliable sources. Learn mo… https://t.co/BWhIYLiJ2sIn the path of #HurricaneSally? Learn your community's evacuation routes and location of emergency shelters. They m… https://t.co/bZWBD1Uwqc
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9/15
2020
#TropicalStormSally is forecast to strengthen and become #HurricaneSally. If you live in the storm's path, take ste… https://t.co/ZuNotfiukiIt takes local action and national support to reduce #HIV transmissions by 90% by 2030. Learn more about how AHEAD… https://t.co/Z9Vggx9KDDBecause of #COVID19, preparing for wildfires might be a little different this year. Know how wildfire smoke can aff… https://t.co/rs7kyBHPCWAbout 1 in 6 Americans will be affected by a foodborne illness, like food poisoning, every year 🤢. You can avoid th… https://t.co/F6Wn9lHvdsHHS, through @HRSAgov, has awarded ~$25 million to 80 recipients across 36 states and two territories as part of th… https://t.co/Wvcg4KXcnTIf you or your loved ones rely on dialysis, electric powered medical equipment, or specific medications, remember t… https://t.co/ptQwHSzqOq
9/14
2020
Natural disasters like wildfires can have a devastating impact on people’s lives. If you need to talk,… https://t.co/JqyseETxVPA loved one's support can be the key to successful #recovery. We have resources to help you support someone struggl… https://t.co/XVVl79XlTa
Retweeted by HHS.govGrandparents make every day special. This year, show them you care by celebrating #GrandparentsDay safely from a di… https://t.co/6HanezyD2f
9/13
2020
#DYK: Both #flu & #COVID19 can spread before symptoms appear. Flu may spread for ~1 day before symptoms, while the… https://t.co/KizUMEua0n
Retweeted by HHS.govThis #SickleCellAwareness month, let’s renew our commitment to improving the lives of everyone living with… https://t.co/CeW7HBUtgZ
Retweeted by HHS.gov#ICYMI: @SecAzar recently declared a public health emergency in California due to wildfires, giving @CMSGov benefic… https://t.co/suy4OXUmcgNaloxone can save lives. Many states have implemented laws requiring healthcare providers to co-prescribe #naloxonehttps://t.co/BY9sV754hK
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9/12
2020
Hello Twitter! As the @HHSgov the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, I’m excited to share my ideas… https://t.co/oC7POKeUXV
Retweeted by HHS.gov🆕 SAMHSA’s 2019 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) The #NSDUH measures the use of illegal drugs, Rx dr… https://t.co/4BQYlVYJ2g
Retweeted by HHS.govSocial isolation during the #COVID19 pandemic is a #PublicHealth concern. Resources are available to help people st… https://t.co/WRDP2oyVns
Retweeted by HHS.govNew episode of "Learning Curve": @SpoxHHS sits down with the head of @samhsagov Dr. Elinore McCance-Katz to discuss… https://t.co/QWC6eeG0JfContinue social distancing, wearing a face covering, and washing your hands frequently to help protect yourself and… https://t.co/7F6BT94zvgToday we remember and mourn the lives lost that fateful morning nineteen years ago on 9/11/01. We honor the sacrifi… https://t.co/ODyvB44V5a
Retweeted by HHS.govToday marks the 19th anniversary of #September11. Anniversaries like these can renew painful memories of fear, sad… https://t.co/fpjILUFpp8
Retweeted by HHS.govThis year, and every year, we commemorate those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001. #NeverForgethttps://t.co/ZLF8aMf3BH
9/11
2020
#NIH launches #ACTIV-4 #ClinicalTrials to study safety and effectiveness of various anticoagulants to treat adults… https://t.co/Du4GmC6wUd
Retweeted by HHS.govIt’s normal to feel #grief & sadness. If you need to talk, @distressline offers counseling and support:… https://t.co/OCSqn6eKgGOur work to deliver safe and effective vaccines to the American people as quickly as possible is about saving peopl… https://t.co/ovTdhEiOVA
Retweeted by HHS.govHave you checked out the data on the AHEAD dashboard? This data can be used to direct attention towards successful… https://t.co/VXndHAF5V6Today is #WorldSuicidePreventionDay. Join us and our partners as we educate the public about the role they play in… https://t.co/SOKjsD2c2L
Retweeted by HHS.govIt’s understandable that many people may feel depression, distress, or anxiety during the #COVID19 pandemic. Dr. Jo… https://t.co/smxWXyl2RHBoth #flu & #COVID19 can spread before symptoms appear. Flu virus may spread for about 1 day before symptoms, while… https://t.co/U4godQrsHa
Retweeted by HHS.govLooking for information about #COVID19 testing? Find the latest – including how to get a test in your community – o… https://t.co/Iujk8hjyswHow can you make a difference in suicide prevention? Learn about what to do if you think someone might be at risk f… https://t.co/UZp64BjtZ6As of Sept. 8, the total number of #COVID19 cases in the US surpassed 6 million. COVID-19 is widespread in many are… https://t.co/bZnp5hLGoZ
Retweeted by HHS.govBy starting the conversation & providing support to those who need it, we ALL can help prevent suicide & save lives… https://t.co/Le43lhMEt4
9/10
2020
Waiting for a #COVID19 test result & wondering what you should do next? @CDCgov recommends following these 3⃣ key s… https://t.co/IxNDjLyHCl
Retweeted by HHS.govWe all have a role to play. Together, we can save lives. Visit the SAMHSA-funded @SPRCtweets for information and r… https://t.co/PQg93DgiG9
Retweeted by HHS.gov#COVID19 spreads through close person-to-person contact, which is why wearing a mask and #SocialDistancing are impo… https://t.co/2vAQoIoXLY#DYK: In the U.S., #FluSeason usually begins in October and often peaks between December and February. Do you and… https://t.co/lAKgH3zbrW
Retweeted by HHS.govNEWS: HHS, through @HHS_ASH, has issued guidance under the Public Readiness and Emergency Preparedness Act (PREP Ac… https://t.co/Ff2tfAqYLb#OperationWarpSpeed is the federal initiative to produce a safe and effective #COVID19 vaccine with initial doses r… https://t.co/CAqjkZnXG4Remember the 3 W’s when you are in a community setting! #WearAMask. Wash your hands. Watch your distance (stay 6 fe… https://t.co/db5mDE3B82
Retweeted by HHS.govSeptember is National Sickle Cell Awareness Month. Join @MinorityHealth and partners throughout the country to rais… https://t.co/T6rZDZH0DyThis year, #BackToSchool looks a little different for everyone. Here’s what you need to know from the @CDCgov about… https://t.co/BLcn0jRo3D
9/9
2020
#ICYMI: More than 50% of new #HIV diagnoses occurred in 48 counties, D.C., and San Juan in 2016 & 2017. AHEAD displ… https://t.co/eNHjUZ0oOzDuring Suicide Prevention Month in September and beyond, everyone can play a role to help save lives. Use these res… https://t.co/ZHoaDObJ5BHHS, through @HRSAgov, has awarded $79 million to ensure continued access to critical primary health care services… https://t.co/rbnLr5dlUmNot all children who are bullied ask for help. But some behaviors, such as changes in eating habits or avoiding soc… https://t.co/YYiCFOMah7
Retweeted by HHS.govThere are many factors that can cause #ChildhoodObesity – but there are also many ways to prevent it. Check out our… https://t.co/yZBOO48h6UUse caution when relying on gaiters and face shields to help protect yourself and others from #COVID19. Researchers… https://t.co/zD9eA1uAlE
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9/8
2020
Fear and #anxiety about #COVID19 can be overwhelming. Take care of your mental wellness by unplugging occasionally.… https://t.co/hIdzTUCAuNThis #SuicidePreventionMonth— and every month— you can #BeThere to help a Veteran who may be at risk for suicide.… https://t.co/Uz44m7IIay
Retweeted by HHS.govSay it with us America: #COVIDStopsWithMe. Learn more from the @Surgeon_General about the simple steps you can take… https://t.co/YbTUxLre6wThe nation’s workforce has fought through unprecedented challenges this year, especially those working on the front… https://t.co/sldhaAA2dK
9/7
2020
If you or someone you know needs help with #opioid use call the National Helpline at 1-800-662-4357. Learn more abo… https://t.co/J7aBMFCXGd
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9/6
2020
Discard items that cannot be disinfected following a #flood (mattresses, carpeting, and most paper products).… https://t.co/qXSoCCag0V
Retweeted by HHS.govWearing a face covering and staying six feet apart doesn’t just protect you, it protects those around you. Learn mo… https://t.co/eUFmO5Q9SzQuestions about your pet’s health during the pandemic? Talk to your veterinarian if you have concerns. We are still… https://t.co/zY3vArUrA8
Retweeted by HHS.govContinue social distancing, wearing a #FaceCovering, and washing your hands frequently to help protect yourself and… https://t.co/LW5geRDeua
9/5
2020
#Flu and #COVID19 can result in complications. However, COVID-19 is associated with additional complications like b… https://t.co/BUQNdGEuub
Retweeted by HHS.govThis week, @HHSgov @NKF and @ASNKidney announced the re-launch of our ‘Are You the 33%’ nationwide campaign to rais… https://t.co/91huEbc8z4
Retweeted by HHS.govIs life during #COVID19 making your child 😭😡😖? Parents and caregivers can play an important role in minimizing anxi… https://t.co/DS21ePqMTGCars can quickly heat up to dangerous temperatures, even with a window cracked open. Check out these tips from… https://t.co/I6hMES1eEF#LaborDay plans at a pool or beach? Stay 6 feet away from others. #WearAMask when not in the water. Wash your hands… https://t.co/vz2CuWU76b
Retweeted by HHS.govEspecially during #flu season, as a parent, it's your job to make the best health decisions for your children. This… https://t.co/7eUKcRlnfpEach of us has an important part to play in our fight against #COVID19. As we head into Labor Day Weekend, we must… https://t.co/eVrdFWiSDX
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9/4
2020
There are simple actions we can all take to prevent the spread of #COVID19. #COVIDStopsWithMe https://t.co/9Twwxt6hPp
Retweeted by HHS.govKnowing what to do when you see a tornado, or if you're under a tornado watch or warning, can help protect you and… https://t.co/e3aufMUXLj
9/3
2020

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