Flu

Dec 18, 2020
To continue emphasizing the message of protecting against both the flu and COVID-19, AHA’s Wear A Mask and United Against the Flu campaigns released new resources, including new sample social media messages, several graphics and a video that hospitals and health systems can use to reiterate the…
Dec 9, 2020
This podcast, in support of AHA’s national strategic alliance with the National Urban League, is bringing attention to health inequities in Black and underserved communities through the lens of the ongoing COVID-19 public health emergency and this year’s flu season.
Dec 9, 2020
In this conversation, Elisa Arespacochaga, Interim Executive Lead, Institute for Diversity & Health Equity and Vice President, AHA Physician Alliance, talks with Andrea Custis, President and CEO, Urban League of Philadelphia, about health inequities in Black and underserved communities with a…
Dec 7, 2020
The Food and Drug Administration authorized the first prescription diagnostic test for both COVID-19 and influenza A and B that allows patients to collect a sample at home and ship it to a laboratory for analysis.
Nov 24, 2020
The Food and Drug Administration approved using the antiviral treatment Xofluza (baloxavir marboxil) to prevent flu in patients age 12 or older who have been exposed to someone with flu.
Nov 12, 2020
Adam Myers, M.D., population health chief at Cleveland Clinic, talks with Nancy Foster, AHA vice president for quality and patient safety, about preventing flu and treating chronic diseases during the pandemic.
Nov 12, 2020
Adam Myers, M.D., population health chief at Cleveland Clinic, talks with Nancy Foster, AHA vice president for quality and patient safety, about preventing flu and treating chronic diseases during the pandemic.
Oct 27, 2020
The Food and Drug Administration released an updated template for developers requesting emergency use authorization for antigen tests for the COVID-19 virus.
Oct 23, 2020
To continue amplifying the important message of protecting against both the flu and COVID-19, AHA’s United Against the Flu campaign released new resources, including new sample social media messages, graphics and videos that hospitals and health systems can use to reiterate the importance of…
Oct 21, 2020
In this AHA podcast, Rita Carreon, deputy vice president for health, UnidosUS, and Elisa Arespacochaga, vice president of the AHA’s Physician Alliance, discuss how community-based organizations can help hospitals and health systems improve health status for Latinx communities during the 2020-2021…