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ICYMI: The White House Observes World AIDS Day 2014

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Cross-posted from White House Blog

Editor’s Note: Two weeks ago today (December 1), we commemorated World AIDS Day. In case you missed it, here is a summary of the event hosted by the Office of National AIDS Policy at the White House. On Monday, December…

The Connection between Housing and Improved Outcomes along the HIV Care Continuum

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Cross-posted from U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Recently, HUD’s Office of HIV/AIDS Housing published a white paper [PDF 2MB] aimed at illuminating the intersection between housing and health care with improved health outcomes for those living with HIV. The paper is important because it includes a number of salient…

Protect Yourself from the Flu: Important Information for People at Risk for and Living with HIV

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The cold winter months are upon us, along with the flu season. Seasonal flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. The virus is spread by droplets made when people with flu cough, sneeze or talk. Some scientists…

Vaughn’s #GetCovered Story: “I’m Into Living and Having Health Insurance Will Definitely Help Me Do That.”

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Cross-posted from U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Blog

Atlanta is a great city to live in — it’s definitely the “up and poppin” area to be in for the entertainment industry. We’ve got Tyler Perry studios, we’ve got Turner, we’ve got CNN, and there are Bravo shows too…

The White House Observes World AIDS Day 2014

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Cross-posted from The White House Blog

On Monday, December 1, 2014, the White House hosted our commemoration of World AIDS Day, welcoming key leaders in the global fight against HIV/AIDS to share highlights of our progress on both the domestic and international responses to the epidemic…

AIDS.gov Virtual Office Hours! Register now for free social media training

New Media | December 10, 2014 Read the full post
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AIDS.gov Virtual Office Hours is our new social media technical assistance service. Registering for a Virtual Office Hours session gives you one-on-one time with an AIDS.gov social media expert, to ask questions about new media tools, learn strategies that are…

Maxim Healthcare Services Will Pay $75,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Suit

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Cross-posted from U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Maxim Healthcare Services, Inc., a nationwide staffing service for nurses and other health care professionals, will pay $75,000 and furnish significant equitable relief to resolve a federal disability discrimination lawsuit, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced last week. According…

Social Media Technical Assistance at the #APHA14 Conference and After

New Media | December 9, 2014 Read the full post
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Over 10,000 public health professionals recently gathered in New Orleans to attend the American Public Health Association’s 142nd Annual Meeting . For the second year, we collaborated with APHA to provide conference attendees with free social media technical assistance (TA) during…