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CMA partners with UC Davis on free online CME course on preventing firearm violence

The California Medical Association (CMA) has partnered with the University of California, Davis (UC Davis) BulletPoints Project on a free online course to help physicians and other health care providers reduce gun violence. The hour-long on-demand training teaches clinicians how to identify at-risk patients and how to intervene according to the type and level of risk of firearm violence. Each year, nearly 50,000 people in the United States die from firearm-related injuries, and twice as many are treated in emergency departments for nonfatal firearm injuries. In recent years, during the COVID-19 pandemic, ...

HEALTH ADVISORY: Ebola Virus Disease Update

HEALTH ADVISORY: Ebola Virus Disease Update DATE: November 2, 2022 TO: All health care providers and emergency medical personnel FROM: Sara H. Cody, MD Health Officer Sarah L. Rudman, MD MPH Deputy Health Officer   SITUATIONAL UPDATE: As of October 26, 2022, there have been 136 confirmed and probable casesand 53 deaths from the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in Uganda caused by the Sudan virus. In recent weeks, the outbreak has expanded to 7 districts including the capital city, Kampala. There have been no cases or deaths in the United States. The County of Santa Clara Public Health Department continues to ...