COVID19 RESOURCES FOR ARIZONA FAMILY PHYSICIANS

Covid-19 Vaccine: AAFP Vaccine Hub

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Everyone feels nervous getting a vaccine sometimes, but children with special needs or developmental disabilities may need extra support getting their vaccines! TAPI and @DMG_AZ want to share these tips to make it easier! For even more strategies visit: http://ow.ly/NFZl50KbQYZ

The arrival of polio vaccines in the 1950s led to a dramatic decline in this paralyzing disease, reducing cases by 99% worldwide. With the recent report of polio case in New York, Dr. Yvonne A. Maldonado explains what parents need to know: http://ow.ly/rPlM50KfS0n

Ready to get your #COVID19 shot or booster? Two vaccine events are happening tomorrow in Laveen and Mesa:

▶️ 9am-1pm: El Buen Pastor, 950 W 8th Ave, Mesa

▶️ 3-6pm: Laveen Education Center, 5001 W Dobbins Rd

Call 602-506-6767 for questions or visit http://maricopa.gov/COVID19VaccineLocations.

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People who are fully vaccinated and boosted have the highest level of protection against #COVID19 and its variants.

Make sure your protection is up to date by getting a booster dose: http://azhealth.gov/FindVaccine

During the summer months, the temperature inside your car can quickly rise to dangerous levels. Make sure children and pets aren't left behind in vehicles! 🚫

More info: https://www.safekids.org/heatstroke

#DidYouKnow WIC offers breastfeeding support?

In honor of National Breastfeeding Month, ADHS is proud to highlight the benefits of breastfeeding and the helpful resources available to you online at http://gobreastmilk.org.

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Take your career to new heights at #AAFPFMX. The NEW Career Pavilion is a centralized hub of career and practice experts. Sign up for small group or 1:1 consultations to achieve your goals! Register now: https://www.aafp.org/events/fmx/register.html

We’re all looking for ways to stay cool this summer! Family physician @MrsBrull offers tips for coping with the heat wave, including planning ahead and staying hydrated. What advice are you offering your patients? Comment below!
#Heatwave2022
https://bit.ly/3zEHxjz

Thousands of students and residents took advantage of networking, learning, and leadership opportunities during the first in-person #AAFPNC in three years July 28-30 in Kansas City, Mo. Read our #AAFPNC round-up here. 👇
https://bit.ly/3QvdcL5

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#HCPs: Plan to attend CDC’s COCA Call on August 11 from 3–4 p.m. ET. Topic will be CDC and FDA Update: Interim Clinical Considerations for Monkeypox Vaccination.
Learn more: https://bit.ly/3dlYzLR.

As of August 8, 2022, national forecasts predict 2,500–11,100 new #COVID19 hospitalizations will likely be reported on September 2. More: http://bit.ly/CDC_HForecast.

CDC has confirmed the 1st human infection of 2022 w/ a flu virus that usually spreads in pigs. The person infected had direct contact w/ pigs at an agricultural fair. Public health risk from these types of infections is low, but CDC recommends precautions: https://bit.ly/3zydRoc

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