Covid-19 (English)

Holiday To-Do Lists Should Include Getting Protection Against COVID

Christmas celebration with siblings and friends at night From the We Can Do This COVID-19 Public Education Campaign In addition to making food, preparing shopping lists, and planning travel for the holidays, taking steps to reduce the impact of COVID on your friends, your family, and yourself should be part of your holiday to-do list. COVID cases are expected to …

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22nd Annual Healthy Sacramento Day Offers Free Health Services and Entertainment at Heart Health Park, Home of the Sacramento Republic FC

The 22nd Annual Healthy Sacramento Day will have games and entertainment for the entire family, while providing a host of free services to everyone of all ages to improve health and connect people to needed services. The community health festival is Saturday, November 19 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at Heart Health Park, home of the Sacramento Republic FC …

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Get Boosted and Give Yourself the Gift of Good Health this Holiday Season

By: Dr. Dali Fan, UC Davis Health The winter is fast approaching and bringing in colder weather, it is more important than ever to get yourself and your family vaccinated and boosted against COVID-19. For people ages 65 and older, getting the updated COVID-19 booster is critically important since the risk of getting very sick from COVID-19 increases with age. …

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What You Don’t Know Can Hurt: The Facts About Updated COVID Vaccines

From the We Can Do This COVID-19 Public Education Campaign Multi-ethnic family having pizza for lunch The updated vaccines have arrived, but surveys are showing that some people don’t know much about them — even though they could make a big difference as cooler weather and growing case numbers abroad signal another possible COVID-19 surge. “COVID is still with us,” …

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Expansion of Eligibility for Updated Boosters to Individuals Aged 5 and Older

SACRAMENTO – Today, California Health & Human Services Agency Secretary Dr. Mark Ghaly, and Director of the California Department of Public Health and State Public Health Officer Dr. Tomás J. Aragón, issued a joint statement on the emergency use authorization of the updated COVID-19 boosters in the United States. Eligibility for the Moderna bivalent booster now extends to individuals 6 …

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Updated Vaccines: How to Update Your Protection Against COVID this Fall

A mother and Father each carry a child on their backs as they hike through the woods on a sunny fall day. They are all dressed casually and are laughing as they enjoy the time together in nature. From the We Can Do This COVID-19 Public Education Campaign “Been there, done that.” People are feeling like they’ve heard enough about …

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Celebrating the Mid-Autumn Festival with a COVID-19 Conscious Mind

Khanh Banh, Community Health Advocate, Southland Integrated Services The Mid-Autumn Festival is quickly approaching, providing us with an opportunity to get together and celebrate with our family and close friends. Many groups celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival with unique traditions that are specific to their family and culture, but what is the same is our love for our families and friends …

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My Hero is You – How Kids Can Fight COVID-19 (English)

This book was a project developed by the Inter-Agency Standing Committee Reference Group on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergency Settings (IASC MHPSS RG). The project was supported by global, regional and country based experts from Member Agencies of the IASC MHPSS RG, in addition to parents, caregivers, teachers and children in 104 countries. A global survey was distributed …

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Get a Boost Against COVID: What You Need to Know About Boosters By the We Can Do This COVID-19 Public Education Campaign

COVID vaccines and boosters have reduced the threat of COVID, allowing many people to gather, travel, and celebrate with more peace of mind. Vaccines and boosters provide the best protection against the worst outcomes of COVID, yet people still have many questions around boosters. As of August 10, CDC data showed that while Asian Americans were among the highest boosted …

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Life Expectancy Among Asian Populations Dropped Three Years During COVID-19

Getting Vaccinated Provides Best Defense to Staying Safer and Keeping Life Expectancy Higher By: Dr. Dali Fan, UC Davis Health Life expectancy has dropped for all Californians during the pandemic, including Asian populations who have historically had the longest life expectancy among all racial groups in the U.S., according to a new study released by the Journal of the American …

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