Confronting COVID-19

The importance of addressing holiday loneliness

In the wake of the sadness and trauma of the pandemic, it’s important for people dealing with loss or who are isolated to connect with others during the holidays so that they feel less lonely, according to lecturer…

A hub for training better public health communicators

Amanda Yarnell, new senior director of the School’s Center for Health Communication, is refocusing the center on defining, teaching, and sharing best practices for communicating health information in a world that’s increasingly skeptical and fragmented.

Tips for having a safe, healthy Thanksgiving

Amid surges in respiratory infections across the U.S., and the possibility of an uptick in COVID-19 rates, public health experts are offering advice on how people can make Thanksgiving gatherings as safe as possible.