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Beat the heat: Stay safe when temperatures soar

Beat the heat: Stay safe when temperatures soar

As much of the country experiences a heat wave, many of us could use a refresh on how to stay safe with high temperatures. Increased temperatures can cause heat exhaustion or heat stroke. Heat stroke can be very serious, especially for children, older ...
July 25, 2022 All Markets
LGBTQ+ mental health resources for all ages to help increase care access

LGBTQ+ mental health resources for all ages to help increase care access

On June 15, 2022, President Joe Biden signed an executive order on advancing equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex individuals. The order directs the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Department of Education to invest in and expand services for LGBTQ+ people of all ages. This includes protecting access to needed health care for LGBTQ+ children and families, and preventing LGBTQ+ suicide by expanding youth access to suicide prevention resources.
June 30, 2022 All Markets
FDA and CDC approve COVID-19 vaccine for children age six months to five years

FDA and CDC approve COVID-19 vaccine for children age six months to five years

Parents can now safely protect their children age six months to 4 years from COVID-19 by getting them vaccinated. After rigorous data evaluation and studies, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have given emergency use authorization of reduced-strength Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines for children age 6 months to 4 years; this follows the earlier emergency use authorization (EUA) of Pfizer’s vaccine for youth age 5 to 17.
June 20, 2022 All Markets
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