An interview with Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians Student Director Tamee Livermont, MPH, on leadership, advocacy and working to strengthen care of native and indigenous communities in family medicine
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GUEST POST: Twenty-one Minnesota children have become ill with measles in the Twin Cities area since June 2022. The case count will likely increase due to recent exposures in school and child care settings as well as in unvaccinated children who have recently traveled to countries where measles is endemic. In this guest post, the Minnesota Department of Health shares reminders on actions health care providers can take to help prevent future cases of measles.
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The World Health Organization has declared monkeypox a public health emergency of international concern. There have been 38 confirmed cases of monkeypox reported in Minnesota, as of August 2, 2022, and community spread is happening. We’ve compiled a list of resources/links for health professionals that cover recognizing and treating monkeypox, clinical considerations and more.
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2022 Minnesota Legislative Session Update: Our legislative rep Dave Renner, CAE, shares an update on the status of primary care payment reform, gives a recap on recent bills introduced that would interfere with vaccine access, shares more on what we’re following with the Governor’s budget proposal as well as provides updates on frontline worker pay and workers’ compensation legislation.
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Earlier this week, MAFP member and former Minnesota House Representative Alice Mann, MD, MPH, joined a group of Minnesota physicians and health care workers from across the state at Hennepin Healthcare Clinic & Specialty Center in Minneapolis. The group shared stories to help shed light on what’s happening in Minnesota hospitals (with the current surge and capacity and workforce issues) and asked Minnesotans to, once again, help slow the spread of COVID-19.
Read More MN Physicians Urge Minnesotans to Get Vaccinated