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2021 Congress of Delegates Elects New AAFP Leadership
At a special session of the Congress of Delegates on Monday and Tuesday, new leadership for the American Academy of Family Physicians was elected and installed. Sterling Ransone, MD, FAAFP, ...
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$25.5B Available for Providers Affected by COVID-19
The US Department of Health and Human Services announced that additional funding will be available for health care workers affected by the pandemic. According to the Washington State Health Care ...
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MaMHA Offering Free CME for Maternal-Child Health Care Providers
Washington Maternal Mental Health Access (MaMHA) is offering three webinars to physicians and other health care workers to help lower the suicide risk and accidental opioid overdose in their perinatal ...
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WAFP Opposes Legislative Interference of the Patient-Physician Relationship
In 2019, the Washington Academy of Family Physicians adopted a policy statement concerning the availability of abortion and other reproductive care: The Washington Academy of Family Physicians stands with our ...
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Smaller Allotments of COVID-19 Vaccine Now Available from DOH
The Washington State Department of Health is now offering clinics the chance to obtain smaller orders of COVID-19 vaccines. DOH hopes this system, based on a series of vaccine 'depots' ...
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Vaccine Mandate: Ensuring Your Clinic’s Workers Are In Compliance
Earlier this month, Gov. Jay Inslee signed an emergency proclamation that mandates COVID-19 vaccinations for those working in private health care and long-term care settings. Physicians and other health care ...
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