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Dealing with the Ambiguity of COVID-19
May 27, 2020 —  [Hum.H.]
As COVID-19 continues to impact our personal and professional lives in ways thought unimaginable just a few months ago, we find ourselves filled with uncertainty and forced to confront a level of...
Well-being Resources for Veterinarians and Producers
April 22, 2020 — AASV Staff [Hum.H.]
These uncertain times can cause emotional distress and anxiety. The AASV is committed to providing members with resources to promote and enhance well-being. Visit AASV's Veterinarian Well-being...
What You Need to Know About COVID-19
March 18, 2020 —  [Hum.H.]
U.S. and state governmental leaders are working with public health officials to respond to a global outbreak of respiratory illnesses caused by a new coronavirus. Although there is no scientific...
2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) and Animals
January 29, 2020 —  [Hum.H.]
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is closely monitoring an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel coronavirus first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China....
Prioritizing Well-being at the Institutional Level
January 15, 2020 —  [Hum.H.]
During the 2019 Veterinary Wellbeing Summit, co-hosted by the AVMA, Makenzie Peterson, well-being program director at Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, said, "We're not doing...
Culture Shift Needed to Enhance Veterinary Well-being
January 7, 2020 —  [Hum.H.]
The 2019 Veterinary Wellbeing Summit, co-hosted by the AVMA, featured expert advice on making individual and organizational wellbeing an integral part of veterinary practice. "Whether it's...
Joint Effort Announced to Combat Farmer Stress
December 19, 2019 —  [Hum.H.]
Today, representatives from Farm Credit, the American Farm Bureau Federation, and the National Farmers Union held a press conference in the offices of the U.S. House of Representatives Agriculture...
Wellbeing during the Holidays: 5 Tips to Alleviate Stress
December 18, 2019 —  [Hum.H.]
End-of-the-year holidays are often filled with family gatherings, tradition, anticipation and expectations. Not surprisingly, this combination can contribute to feelings of not only joy, but also...
National Influenza Vaccination Week
December 4, 2019 — Abbey Canon [Hum.H.]
'Tis the season - influenza season. And there's still time to get vaccinated! December 1-7, 2019, is National Influenza Vaccination Week and a perfect time to get vaccinated if you haven't already....
One Health Day November 3
November 5, 2019 — Abbey Canon [Hum.H.]
November 3 marked the fourth annual One Health Day. The global campaign celebrates and brings attention to the need for a One Health approach to address threats at the human-animal-environmental...
Flu Vaccinations Protect People and Pigs
October 14, 2019 —  [Hum.H.]
Now that fall has arrived, it's time to schedule flu vaccinations for yourself, employees and family. "Everyone associated with the farm should be vaccinated whether they work directly with pigs...
Zoonoses Prevention Resources and Educational Materials
October 14, 2019 — Abbey Canon [Hum.H.]
The National Association of State Public Health Veterinarians has a toolkit containing resources to prevent zoonoses associated with animals in public settings. The Council of State and Territorial...
AVMA Videos Address Questions about Suicide
September 30, 2019 — AASV Staff [Hum.H.]
September is Suicide Prevention Month. We can all help prevent suicide. AVMA has produced three short videos that address this important topic.  What should you do if someone tells you...
9 Suicide Warning Signs To Take Seriously
September 24, 2019 —  [Hum.H.]
This week is National Suicide Prevention Week and it's important to be aware of the moods and actions of friends and family. In a bleak year like 2019, some farmers might believe there is no way...

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