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16-Year-Old Patients: Make Sure They Receive Their Annual Well Visit and Vaccinations

...Dear Colleague: August 1, 2019 The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), American College Health Association (ACHA), American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), American Pharmacists Association (APhA), Society for...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/public_health/hops19-colleague-letter-sixteen.pdf

1997-98 Application Form

...2017 AAFP VACCINE SCIENCE FELLOWSHIP Deadline: April 3, 2017 The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) has two vaccine science fellowship positions available for family physicians. The fellows will work with mentors to become more knowledgeable about vaccine science and...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/immunizations/vaccine-science-fellowship-application.pdf

2019 AAFP Chapter Health Equity Planning Grants

...AAFP Chapter Health Equity Planning Grants To apply for a Health Equity Planning Grant, please complete the following application and email to Kevin Kovach, the AAFP’s Population Health Manager, at kkovach@aafp.org. Chapter Name: ___________________...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/health_equity/hops19-health-equity-planning-grant.pdf

2019 Recommendations of the AMA Opioid Task Force

...© 2019 American Medical Association. All rights reserved. AMA Opioid Task Force issues new recommendations to urge policymakers to protect patients’ access to evidence-based treatment, remove barriers to comprehensive pain care The AMA Opioid Task Force is comprised of...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/pain_management/hops19-ama-opioid-recs.pdf

3 Day Survival Kit Checklist

...preparedness checklists A basic survival kit includes necessities for at least 72 hours following an emergency. Three-day survival kit checklist Kit last updated ___________________________ Basic kits should include the following supplies: Essentials Water, one gallon...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/disaster/personal-prep/3-day-checklist.pdf

A Guide to Tobacco Cessation Group Visits

...1 a guide to tobacco cessation group visits Table of Contents What Are Group Visits? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Why Offer Group Visits? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Preparing for a Tobacco...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/tobacco/group-visit-guide.pdf

AAFP Chronic Pain Toolkit

...AMERICAN ACADEMY OF FAMILY PHYSICIANS38 OVERVIEW Nearly 70% of drug overdose deaths in 2018 involved opioids, with two-thirds of overdose deaths involving a synthetic opioid (excluding methadone).1 In addition to the risk of overdose, patients prescribed opioids for chronic pain are...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/pain_management/cpm-toolkit-oud-prevent.pdf

AAFP Chronic Pain Toolkit

...AMERICAN ACADEMY OF FAMILY PHYSICIANS7 OVERVIEW In addition to pain itself, a comprehensive assessment of chronic pain should cover other domains, including function, impact on daily activities, quality of life, mental health, and comorbidities and conditions that may require...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/pain_management/cpm-toolkit-functional.pdf

AAFP Chronic Pain Toolkit

...PAIN ASSESSMENT | Section 1 AAFP Chronic Pain Toolkit OVERVIEW Assessment of chronic pain should be multidimensional. Consideration should be given to several domains, including the physiological features of pain and its contributing factors, with physicians and other clinicians...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/pain_management/cpm-toolkit-pain-assessment.pdf

AAFP Chronic Pain Toolkit

...AMERICAN ACADEMY OF FAMILY PHYSICIANS25 OVERVIEW While opioids are not recommended for first-line treatment of chronic pain, there are instances when opioids should be considered based on patient preferences. These include effects of pain on function and quality of life, tolerance of...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/pain_management/cpm-toolkit-prescribing.pdf

AAFP Chronic Pain Toolkit

...AMERICAN ACADEMY OF FAMILY PHYSICIANS19 OVERVIEW Pain management is determined primarily by whether pain is acute or chronic. Management of chronic pain should be individualized, patient-centered, and based on shared decision making and goals of treatment. Considerations for...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/pain_management/cpm-toolkit-pain-mgmt.pdf

AAFP Chronic Pain Toolkit

...AAFP Chronic Pain Toolkit HOP20012003 * External tools or resources included in this toolkit do not constitute or imply an endorsement by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). Views and opinions expressed in external websites or documents do not necessarily reflect...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/pain_management/cpm-toolkit.pdf

AAFP Policy on COVID-19 Therapeutics

...AAFP Policy on COVID-19 Therapeutics The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), which represents 136,700 Family Physicians, Family Medicine residents, and medical students, acknowledges the pressures facing the healthcare system to rapidly address the COVID-19 pandemic...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/public_health/AAFP-COVID-Therapeutics-Policy.pdf

AAFP Public Health Award Winners

...AAFP Public Health Award Recipients 1989 to Present 1992 Edward N. Brandt, Jr., MD, Ph.D. 1993 Alan Blum, MD 1994 Neil S. Calman, MD 1995 Jeffrey J. Cain, MD 1996 Coleen Kivlahan, MD, MSPH 1997 Michael W. Barrow, MD 1998 Luke L. Burchard, MD 1999 David A. Carlyle, MD 2000 Mary...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/public_health/AAFP-Public-Health-Award-Winners.pdf

Access to Primary Care is Not Enough: A Health Equity Road Map

...Updated: August 24, 2018 1 Starfield Summit II: Health Equity Summit Curriculum Toolkit Access to Primary Care is Not Enough: A Health Equity Road Map IGNITE presentation by Arlene Bierman, MD, MS Module by Karina Atwell, MD, MPH, Elizabeth Paddock, MD, and Andrea...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/everyone_project/health-equity-toolkit/hops19-econ-access.pdf

action-plan.pdf

...Social Needs Patient Action Plan Name: _______________________________________________________________ Date of Birth: ________________________ Date: ____________________ Social Needs Resources and Actions Housing | Resource and/or action: Food | Resource and/or action:...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/everyone_project/action-plan.pdf

Addressing Alcohol Use Practice Manual

...Addressing Alcohol Use practice manual An Alcohol Screening and Brief Intervention Program FASD FASDFAMILY andCOMMUNITY MEDICINE Ensure every patient who uses alcohol is identified, screened for risky drinking, and offered appropriate brief intervention,...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/alcohol/alcohol-manual.pdf

Addressing Social Determinants of Health in Primary Care: Team-Based Approach for ...

...The EveryONE ProjectTM Advancing health equity in every community Health inequalities and the social determinants of health are not a footnote to the determinants of health. They are the main issue. - Sir Michael Marmot © 2018 american academy of family physicians Addressing...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/everyone_project/team-based-approach.pdf

ADHD Risk Reduction Checklist

...Copyright © 2019 American Academy of Family Physicians. All rights reserved Authors: Loskutova N, Callen E, Lutgen C; 2019, AAFP National Research Network Updated September 5th, 2019 ADHD Risk Reduction Checklist Diagnosis:  Confirm symptoms and impairment meet DSM-5 criteria...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/adhd_toolkit/adhd19-risk-safety-checklist.pdf

ADHD Screeners and Quality of Life Assessments

...Copyright © 2021 American Academy of Family Physicians. All rights reserved Authors: Loskutova N, Callen E, Lutgen C; 2021, AAFP National Research Network Updated April 21st, 2021 ADHD Screeners and Quality of Life Assessments ADHD Screeners: Screener Details ADHD Rating...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/adhd_toolkit/adhd19-assessment-screeners.pdf

Adolescent Immunization Office Champions Project

...American Academy of Family Physicians Adolescent Immunization Office Champions Project Final Report September 28, 2015 This project was supported by a Cooperative Agreement (1U66IP000676-01) from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). AAFP...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/immunizations/office-champions-final-report-adolescent.pdf

Adult ADHD Assessment and Diagnosis Approach

...Adult ADHD Assessment and Diagnosis Approach It is suggested that the diagnosis of adult ADHD requires 2-3 visits. Assessment of ADHD is not a clinical emergency and requires enough time to gather necessary evidence for the diagnosis. Suspect ADHD Self-referral Adult patient...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/adhd_toolkit/adhd19-algorithm.pdf

Adult ADHD Treatment

...Copyright © 2019 American Academy of Family Physicians. All rights reserved Updated September 5th, 2019 Authors: Loskutova N, Callen E, Lutgen C; 2019, AAFP National Research Network Main Points and Tips: • A cure for ADHD does not currently exist. Treatment is shown to be effective...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/adhd_toolkit/adhd19-physician-treatment-newsletter.pdf

Adult Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Issue Brief

The Adult ADHD (AADHD) pilot project explored clinician perceptions, attitudes and readiness to screen, diagnose and treat adult patients with AADHD. The central aim of the project was to test the feasibility and acceptability to both patients and providers of usi ng a tablet device ...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/nrn/adult-adhd-issue-brief.pdf

Advance Care Planning Worksheet

...Advance Care Planning Worksheet Treatment Prefer Treatment Prefer No Treatment DPOAH to Make Decision Based on Situation Artificial Feeding (giving food through a stomach tube or a nasal gastric tube) Chemotherapy Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (use of chest compressions,...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/cognitive_care_kit/advance-care-planning.pdf

Adverse Effects of Selected Medications used in the Treatment of ADHD in Adults

...Copyright © 2019 American Academy of Family Physicians. All rights reserved Authors: Loskutova N, Callen E, Lutgen C; 2019, AAFP National Research Network Updated September 5th, 2019 Adverse Effects of Selected Medications used in the Treatment of ADHD in Adults FDA Approved...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/adhd_toolkit/adhd19-risk-table1.pdf

Americans in Motion - Healthy Interventions: A Guide to Group Visits for Chronic ...

Research indicates group visits can also provide an improved quality of care and a higher level of patient and physician satisfaction. They empower patients and also the physician and staff. Group visits allow for more time for education and relationship building. Group visits have ...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/fitness/GroupVisitAIM.pdf

Americans in Motion - Healthy Interventions: Fitness Inventory

...Name:_ _________________________________________________________ _ Date:_______________________ We understand that physical activity, healthy eating and emotional well-being are an important part of your health. We want to partner with you to achieve your goals in these areas....

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/fitness/FitnessInventory.pdf

Americans in Motion - Healthy Interventions: Fitness Prescription

...Patient name:___________________________________________ Date:___/___/_____ Opportunity (What do I want to do?) Goal (My target) Dose (How much, how often?) Benefits (What’s in it for me?) Personal Goal(s):___________________________________...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/fitness/FitnessPrescription.pdf

Application-Adult-Minority-Immunization-Project.pdf

...APPLICATION FOR IMPROVING ADULT IMMUNIZATION RATES AMONG MINORITY POPULATIONS PROJECT We appreciate your interest in applying for the AAFP’s Improving Adult Immunization Rates among Minority Populations Project. Please fill out the information below: Family Physician Name:...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/immunizations/office-champions/Application-Adult-Minority-Immunization-Project.pdf

Application-Improving-Imm-Rate-African-Americans-Project.pdf

...APPLICATION FOR IMPROVING IMMUNIZATION RATES AMONG AFRICAN AMERICAN ADULTS PROJECT We appreciate your interest in applying for the AAFP’s Improving Immunization Rates among African American Adults Project. Please fill out the information below: Family Physician Name:...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/immunizations/office-champions/Application-Improving-Imm-Rate-African-Americans-Project.pdf

Assess Your Practice Environment and Workflow -- Print Version

...Your practice can demonstrate a commitment to addressing SDOH and facilitate patient-centered conversations with a physical environment that supports these efforts. Conduct a brief, informal assessment of your practice by answering the following questions. 1. How does your practice...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/everyone_project/assessing-practice-print.pdf

ATHLETES WITH DISABILITIES FORM: SUPPLEMENT TO THE ATHLETE HISTORY

...■ PREPARTICIPATION PHYSICAL EVALUATION ATHLETES WITH DISABILITIES FORM: SUPPLEMENT TO THE ATHLETE HISTORY Name: _________________________________________________________________ Date of birth: ____________________________ 1. Type of disability: 2. Date of disability: 3....

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/public_health/hops19-athletes-disabilities-form.pdf

Back-to-School Scheduling Postcard

...Highlight on VACCINATION 4 TEENS We hope you and your family had a wonderful summer! With school starting soon, we are sending a reminder about scheduling a check-up for your 16-year-old. Some important vaccinations may be needed at this age, and we want to help your teen be...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/immunizations/vaccines-teens/hops19-v4t-back-to-school.pdf

Breastfeeding Basics

...Breastfeeding Basics June 2015 1 2 Objectives At the end of this presentation, the learner will be able to: Educate their patients about the benefits of breastfeeding. Assist their patients with some of the basic breastfeeding positions. Recognize and treat common...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/breastfeeding/breastfeeding-basics.pptx

Breastfeeding Is Welcome Here - Black and White Office Poster

breastfeeding

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/breastfeeding/HOPS%20Breastfeeding%20Poster%20-%20BW%20(FINAL).pdf

Breastfeeding Is Welcome Here - Color Office Poster

breastfeediing

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/breastfeeding/HOPS%20Breastfeeding%20Poster%20-%20Color%20(FINAL).pdf

Building Cultural Competence and Proficiency

...Addressing Implicit Bias in Health Care Delivery For more information, contact the Center for Diversity and Health Equity at healthequity @aafp.org Learning Objectives Define Implicit Bias and describe how it operates in the health care setting Use online tools to self assess...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/everyone_project/implicit-bias.pptx

cdc-vital-signs-zika.pdf

...3 Zika Virus Protecting Pregnant Women and Babies 44 states reported cases of pregnant women with evidence of Zika in 2016. Most were travel-associated. 44 1 in 4 Only 1 in 4 babies with possible congenital Zika were reported to have received brain imaging after birth. 1...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/public_health/cdc-vital-signs-zika.pdf

CHILDHOOD BEHAVIOUR SCALE - PARENT REPORT

...Parent Report Please Turn Over CHILDHOOD BEHAVIOUR SCALE - PARENT REPORT Instructions Please circle the number next to each item that best describes the behaviour of your son or daughter when he or she was a child. PLEASE RATE BEHAVIOUR AT AGE SEVEN (7 years of age) Items: Never...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/adhd_toolkit/adhd19-assessment-parent-scale.pdf

Clinical Dementia Rating Worksheet

...Subject Initials _______ CLINICAL DEMENTIA RATING (CDR) CLINICAL DEMENTIA RATING (CDR): 0 0.5 1 2 3 Impairment None 0 Questionable 0.5 Mild 1 Moderate 2 Severe 3 Memory No memory loss or slight inconsistent forgetfulness Consistent slight...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/cognitive_care_kit/cdr-chart.pdf

Coding Reference for Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Counseling

...In 2014, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) began requiring insurance plans to cover many clinical preventive services. Two of the covered preventive services include: • Tobacco use screening for adults and adolescents • Tobacco cessation counseling for adults...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/tobacco/2020_Coding_Tobacco_Prevention.pdf

Coding reference tobacco use prevention and cessation counseling

Coding reference tobacco use prevention and cessation counseling

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/tobacco/codes-tobacco-cessation-counseling.pdf

Community Vital Signs: Achieving Equity through Primary Care Means Checking More than ...

...Updated 8/23/18 1 Starfield Summit II: Health Equity Summit Curriculum Toolkit Community Vital Signs: Achieving Equity through Primary Care Means Checking More than Blood Pressure IGNITE presentation by Andrew Bazemore, MD, MPH Module by Tiffany Covas, MD, MPH, Jordan...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/everyone_project/health-equity-toolkit/hops19-econ-vital.pdf

Concussion (Mild Traumatic Brain Injury) adn the Team Physician: A Consensus Statement

This document provides an overview of select medical issues that are important to team physicians who are responsible for athletes with concussion. It is not intended as a standard of care, and should not be interpreted as such. This document is only a guide, and as such, is of a ...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/fitness/ACSMconcussion.pdf

Considerations for Pregnancy, Breastfeeding, and COVID-19

...Considerations for Pregnancy, Breastfeeding, and COVID-19 Patients who are pregnant may be at an increased risk of severe illness from COVID-19 and adverse events such as preterm birth. Although patients who were pregnant or lactating were not included in the vaccine trials, these...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/public_health/AAFP-COVID-Breastfeeding-Policy.pdf

Considerations on Reopening Your Practice

...Considerations on Reopening Face to Face Visits in Your Practice Conflicting information is causing confusion as practices carefully weigh resuming in-person visits. This guidance is meant to help you weigh these decisions. As more evidence becomes available, AAFP will update its...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/public_health/COVID19-Considerations-Resuming-Inperson-Visits.pdf

Content for Office Social Media Channels

...Highlight on VACCINATION 4 TEENS This program was provided through the AAFP Foundation with support from Sanofi Pasteur. © 2019 American Academy of Family Physician Updated 05/19 f Suggested Timing Facebook Content Twitter Content Winter Attention parents of teens!...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/immunizations/vaccines-teens/hops19-v4t-content-social.pdf

Coordinator%20Guide%20Updated%202014.pdf

...1 Coordinator Guide Introduction As a Tar Wars state/regional coordinator, you are responsible for the organization, operation, and administration of the Tar Wars program in your state or region. You have the option to hold an annual state poster contest. It may be important to...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/tobacco/tar_wars/Coordinator%20Guide%20Updated%202014.pdf

COVID-19 Contact Tracing Family Medicine Guidance

...Contact Tracing Family Medicine Guidance Contact tracing is a core disease control measure employed by local and state health departments and can be used as a key strategy to prevent the spread of COVID-19. As the U.S. looks to reopen and manage the COVID-19 pandemic, the AAFP is...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/public_health/COVID-Contact-Tracing-Guidance.pdf

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