Our 2019-2020 NHC Pittsburgh Health Corps

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Pittsburgh Named Most Livable City in the U.S...AGAIN!

"Pittsburgh has been named the “most livable city” six times since 2000 by The Economist, Forbes and Places Rated Almanac. It also has landed on more than 200 “best” lists including “40 Prettiest Cities in the World”.

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National Health Corps Pittsburgh Blog

"This is a short example of learning from the bottom up about the systemic inequalities which exist in our healthcare system. It takes much longer than an hour to build a relationship with a patient who has a barrier built on a long history of macro and microaggressions which led to this point. Being an NHC member gives you privileges not available to clinicians with even the purest of motives, such as spending long amounts of time with patients."
Date of Publication: 05/06/2020
Author: Irving.Torres
"You see, when public health is working you don’t actually see it, in my opinion, making it hard for people to pay close attention. Today, everyone around the world can see public health. During this pandemic, we have learned terms “social distancing” and “flatten the curve”—part of the public health magic."
Date of Publication: 04/22/2020
Author: Irving.Torres
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Date of Publication: 04/06/2020
Author: Irving.Torres
"By staying inside, I’m limiting the contact they have with others and lower their risk of getting sick. By staying inside, I’m able to talk to patients on the phone to ease their frustrations and anxieties surrounding the whole situation. By staying inside, I’m keeping myself safe so that I can continue to serve my patients."
Date of Publication: 04/06/2020
Author: Irving.Torres
"However, you don’t need to go to the internet to see the positivity and support. Here in Pittsburgh, numerous organizations and businesses are attempting to alleviate the great strain that this pandemic is putting on many of our neighbors."
Date of Publication: 04/06/2020
Author: Irving.Torres

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