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BACH Army dietitian Melissa Shaffer shares her role supporting the COVID-19 fight

 

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Public Affairs

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH)Fort Campbell, KY – She doesn’t swab nasal cavities to test for COVID-19 Coronavirus or administer COVID-19 vaccines to military healthcare beneficiaries, but one Army dietitian in the fight shared her experience contributing to the COVID-19 Coronavirus response mission.

Capt. Melissa Shaffer, a registered dietitian-nutritionist at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) oversees the nutritional needs and special diets of all patients admitted to the hospital.

U.S. Army Dietitian Capt. Melissa Shaffer is a registered dietitian and certified nutrition support clinician at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital, Fort Campbell, Kentucky. Recently Shaffer had to create a specialized diet plan for a patient who was sedated and on a ventilator for a month battling COVID-19. (BACH)

U.S. Army Dietitian Capt. Melissa Shaffer is a registered dietitian and certified nutrition support clinician at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital, Fort Campbell, Kentucky. Recently Shaffer had to create a specialized diet plan for a patient who was sedated and on a ventilator for a month battling COVID-19. (BACH)

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President Joe Biden’s Memorandum on Protecting Women’s Health at Home, Abroad

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – President Joe Biden’s memorandum for the Secretary of State, the Secretary of Defense, the Secretary of Health and Human Services, the Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development

Section 1.  Policy.  Women should have access to the healthcare they need.  For too many women today, both at home and abroad, that is not possible.  Undue restrictions on the use of Federal funds have made it harder for women to obtain necessary healthcare.  

United States President Joe Biden.

United States President Joe Biden.

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President Joe Biden’s remarks at Signing of Executive Orders Strengthening Americans’ Access to Quality, Affordable Healthcare

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN: Since we are socially distanced, I think I can take my mask off to make this very brief announcement. I know that you’ve been briefed by the healthcare team about what this is about. And there is an easy and quick way for us to describe this.

It’s been a busy week, and I’ve signed executive orders tackling COVID-19 Coronavirus, the economic and climate crises, as well as advancing racial equity.

United States President Joe Biden.

United States President Joe Biden.

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President Joe Biden’s Executive Order on Protecting Worker Health, Safety

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as follows:

Section 1.  Policy.  Ensuring the health and safety of workers is a national priority and a moral imperative.  Healthcare workers and other essential workers, many of whom are people of color and immigrants, have put their lives on the line during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.  It is the policy of my Administration to protect the health and safety of workers from COVID-19.

United States President Joe Biden.

United States President Joe Biden.

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President Joe Biden’s Executive Order on Improving, Expanding Access to Care and Treatments for COVID-19

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as follows:  

Section 1.  Policy.  It is the policy of my Administration to improve the capacity of the Nation’s healthcare systems to address coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), accelerate the development of novel therapies to treat COVID-19, and improve all Americans’ access to quality and affordable healthcare.

United States President Joe Biden.

United States President Joe Biden.

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Donald Trump is Strengthening Border Security, Keeping Violent Criminals. Illegal Drugs Out of United States

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – “Anyone who cares about establishing an orderly immigration system and ending the flow of illegal drugs, violent criminals and human traffickers coming across our southern border should take heart from the undeniable fact that President Donald Trump’s administration is winning the fight for border security,” National Border Patrol Council President Brandon Judd writes for Fox News.

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Healthcare Plan for All Americans

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – “If there’s one thing Americans need to know about the healthcare plan President Donald Trump unveiled last week, it’s this: The president is delivering more choice, lower costs, and better care for every American, whatever their healthcare needs or however their healthcare is paid for,” Health & Human Services Secretary Alex Azar writes in Townhall.
 
“The previous administration’s attempt to fix our healthcare system, the Affordable Care Act (ACA), focused primarily on a tiny slice of American healthcare: the individual insurance market. President Trump’s plan goes much further.”

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President Donald Trump unveils his America First Healthcare Plan

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – President Donald Trump traveled to Charlotte, North Carolina, this afternoon where he just unveiled his America First Healthcare Plan.
 
“We will ensure the highest standard of care anywhere in the world: cutting-edge treatments, state-of-the-art medicine, groundbreaking cures, and true health security for you and your loved ones,” the President said.

President Donald Trump signs an executive order on the America First Healthcare Plan in Charlotte, North Carolina. (White House)

President Donald Trump signs an executive order on the America First Healthcare Plan in Charlotte, North Carolina. (White House)

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From Yellowstone to Yosemite, National Parks to Get Long-Awaited Overhaul

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – President Donald Trump signed the Great American Outdoors Act Tuesday morning, August 4th, 2020, a historic, bipartisan law that marks the largest-ever investment into America’s national parks and public lands. It will also create more than 100,000 infrastructure-related jobs.
 
President Donald Trump: We are preserving America’s natural heritage

President Donald Trump holds the signed Great American Outdoors Act. (White House)

President Donald Trump holds the signed Great American Outdoors Act. (White House)

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First Lady Melania Trump: ‘Be Best’ is Advocating that Every Child Find a Loving, Safe, Forever Family

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – “America’s kids need us now more than ever,” First Lady Melania Trump writes.
 
“The disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic have had a serious impact on America’s children and those who care for them, from parents and teachers to child welfare workers and foster families . . . We are doing all we can to establish commonsense solutions that best serve our children in the welfare system.”

U.S. First Lady Melania Trump

U.S. First Lady Melania Trump

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