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Alabama COVID-19 Information Hub – Updated Daily in 2020

COVID-19: BPC Launches Behavioral Health Integration Task Force with Recommendations to Address COVID-19 Mental Health Needs
Bipartisan Policy Center – April 30, 2020

COVID-19: T.I Teams Up with Dr. Regina Benjamin to Bring Awareness About Health Disparities in the Black Communities & That Impact Involving the COVID-19 Pandemic
ABC News – April 28, 2020

COVID-19: Lack of COVID-19 Testing Sites in Rural Alabama
NBC15 News – April 27, 2020

COVID-19: Former Surgeon General from Alabama Speaks on Reopening, Racial Disparities with COVID-19
ABC 3340 News – April 23, 2020

COVID-19: AHA News: Country’s Former Top Doc Learned Resilience by Dealing With Disasters
Health Day News – April 22, 2020

COVID-19: Environmental Justice During COVID-19: Communities Bear Extra Burden
Great Lakes Now – April 21, 2020

COVID-19: Discussing Why Under Resourced Communities Are Affected by COVID-19 at a Higher Rate with Dr. Regina Benjamin
Fox News Austin – April 21, 2020

COVID-19: Healthy Living: Heart Disease May Be a Risk Factor for Coronavirus
Erie News Now – April 20, 2020

COVID-19: $2 Million Research Project to Help Communities of Color Affected by COVID-19
Komo News – April 20, 2020

COVID-19: CNN’s ‘The Color of Covid’ Special with Dr. Regina Benjamin and Hosted by Don Lemon & Van Jones
CNN – April 18, 2020

COVID-19: A Former U.S. Surgeon General Says ‘We Don’t Want To Blame Victims’
WBEZ – Chicago NPR – April 18, 2020

COVID-19: 18th U.S. Surgeon General Addresses COVID Challenges for People with Heart Conditions
WWLP Mass Appeal – April 17, 2020

COVID-19: Interview with Former U.S. Surgeon General Talks About Why COVID-19 Impacts Certain Populations Over Others
WFSB News – April 17, 2020

COVID-19: Music Will Still Bring Us Together, Even if Live Shows Can’t
WRCBtv NBC News – April 17, 2020

COVID-19: When Pandemic Strikes Rural America with Dr. Regina Benjamin
PBS and Amanpour & Co – April 2, 2020

COVID-19: Responses to Coronavirus Outbreak Vary Greatly in the American South
NPR – March 26, 2020

COVID-19: Hairstylists Making House Calls; What You Need to Know
USA Today – March 20, 2020

COVID-19: Sewell Town Hall Questions on Coronavirus Screening and Cost
Montgomery Advertiser – March 18, 2020

Women’s History Month: 18th US Surgeon General Dr. Regina Benjamin Has Roots in Alabama
Alabama News Center – March 5, 2020

Remarkable Woman: Long Before Dr. Regina Benjamin Became Surgeon General Folks in Bayou La Batre Knew Just How Remarkable She Is
WKRG – February 18, 2020

Governor Ivey Forms Study Group for Gambling Policy
ABC News – February 14, 2020

Governor Ivey Picks Group for Getting the Facts on Gambling Expansion – February 14, 2020

COVID-19: 18th US Surgeon General Gives Tips on Avoiding Coronavirus
WKRG – January 30, 2020

18th US Surgeon Journal Weighs in on Vaping Epidemic
NBC News – October 10, 2019

Black History Moments: Dr. Regina Benjamin
Fox10 – February 6, 2019

Hattiesburg Community Research Fellows Training Report
The University of Southern Mississippi – September 2, 2016

Improved Health Policies Goal of Faculty Partnership with Vietnamese on Gulf Coast
The University of Southern Mississippi – June 14, 2016

Research Project Seeks to Find Ways to Encourage Physical Activity Among African American Adults
The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education – June 13, 2016

What’s Working: Teaching Good Nutrition to Fight Cancer
WKRG News – March 04, 2016

MSDH Partners with the Gulf States Health Policy Center to Offer Community Research Fellows Training, Mississippi State Department of Health
MSDH News – October 06, 2015

“Bayou on the Move” – October 30, 2015

Ascension challenges its ministries on community health 
CHA News – May 01, 2015

National Walk at Lunch Day News –  April 30, 2015

Health Begins Outside the Doctor’s Office – March 18, 2015

The Extra Cost of Extra Weight for Older Adults 
PBS News Hour  – February 27, 2015

How Can U.S. Be a Healthier Nation?
The Huntsville Times – January 15, 2015


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