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ACOG's #COVID19 Practice Advisory has been updated to reflect new @CDCgov data analysis, which suggests pregnant patients w/#COVID19 may be at increased risk for certain manifestations of severe illness. Overall risk is still low. Learn more:

This #FourthOfJuly weekend, if you choose to spend time outdoors at an event or gathering, stay 6 ft apart & wear a cloth face cover to slow the spread of #COVID19. Learn more at

📣 If your practice sees patients covered by #Medicaid & was previously excluded from receiving federal relief funds, you may be eligible to access latest distribution of @HHSgov relief funds. Apply thru. HHS by 7/20. Learn more w/our step-by-step guide:

Public health and evidence-based medicine have never been so important. We appreciate the effort and dedication of our members and colleagues in public health and are here to support them. @washingtonpost

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Did you know that sparklers can reach temperatures above 1000°F? Stay safe this #4thofJuly with these tips from @healthychildren:

Kids have suffered from not being in school, both in learning & mental & social health, @pbsnewshour reports. Infectious disease expert Dr. Sean O'Leary says there are ways to reduce #COVID risks with the goal having students present in class this fall.

Children need to be physically present in the classroom this fall wherever possible, with safety measures in place for students and staff, @AAPPres Dr. Sally Goza tells @TODAYshow. This calls for social distancing, cloth face coverings, cleaning & more.

The AAP advocates a goal of having children physically present in school, because it's better for learning & health, Dr. Sean O'Leary tells @nytimes. This should happen with careful measures to keep students & staff safe, which will vary by community.

With fewer fireworks shows scheduled due to #COVID19, families should avoid setting off their own explosives. In the @nytimes, @DrBenHoffman explains why, "there really is no safe way to use fireworks, and there’s no safe way to do it around children.”

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Experts emphasize that you should continue trying to stay home as much as possible.

But whether you need to for work or you’re simply tired of isolation, there are ways to mitigate risk when you go out.

Here's how to consider those risks, in one chart:

We #WontBowDown. Take it from @Zionwilliamson, it's up to all of us to do our part and stop the spread of COVID-19 in Louisiana by wearing masks when in public, practicing social distancing and washing our hands frequently. #lagov #lalege

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Happy #IndependenceDay from the LSMS! 🇺🇸 LSMS headquarters will be closed on Friday, July 3. Regular business hours will resume on Monday, July 6.

As members of the Baton Rouge healthcare team, we support Mayor Broome’s executive order for residents to wear a face covering while inside businesses. Thank you for protecting our community—our neighbors, family, friends and local economy. Stay well. #MaskForUs #MaskForLouisiana

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In a survey of independent physicians administered by NORC at the University of Chicago for the Physician Advocacy Institute (PAI), those surveyed report that many patients are delaying or refusing care due to cost concerns.

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Supporting the Entire Family During Difficult Times - St. Francis Medical Center with Rep. Michael Echols @MichaelEchols

Supporting the Entire Family During Difficult Times - St. Francis Medical Center with Rep. Michael Echols
@MichaelEchols #lalege

We are LIVE! 🎥💬 Tune in to watch state leaders & economists discuss the realities of “Legislating in the Time of COVID-19” on our YouTube channel. Submit questions for our panelists using #LegislatingThroughCOVIDLSU. @ReillyCenter @LSU

Watch live: #HealthcareHeroes #LouisianaHospitals

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