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Ask a UAA Expert: Britteny Howell on COVID-19 Risks to Older Adults

 |  University of Alaska Anchorage  |  ,

How can we support older adults during this COVID-19 outbreak? Britteny Howell, professor of population health sciences, recommends maintaining social contact with elders, having a plan to determine what happens if they get sick, as well as keeping them aware of COVID-19-related scams.

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New UAA report recommends suite of COVID-19 measures to avoid overwhelming Alaska’s health care system

 |  Green & Gold  |  ,

Epidemiologic modeling with Alaska data provides support for new measures implemented by state and municipal leaders to "flatten the curve" and buy additional time for preparation.