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MEET SECRETARY TOM PRICE
The Herald-Whig: HHS Secretary Meets with Local Officials on Opioid Epidemic
Secretary Price and the Trump Administration understand that it is state and local policymakers, advocates, first responders, treatment centers, faith-based organizations, good neighbors, and many more who have responded to help their communities in this time of great need. With this in mind, Secretary Price participated in a listening session with representatives from these groups to learn about how the federal government can best support local initiatives and heard what is working and what is not.
The FDA’s Bold New Initiative
The Washington Post editorial board writes that the FDA’s new public health initiative “may be one of the most important public-health initiatives of this century.” The initiative is a long-term strategy to combat the deathly cycle of tobacco addiction.
Colorado Gazette: HHS Secretary Touts Program During Colorado Springs Visit
On the heels of the announcement that Los Angeles, California reached a deal to host the 2028 Summer Olympic Games, Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, M.D., visited the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Secretary Price toured the facility and met with leadership and athletes.
PHOTO OF THE DAY
Secretary Price posing with members of Phoenix Multisport Gym in Colorado Springs, which provides free workouts to people in recovery from substance abuse.
COMING UP THIS WEEK
Today, Secretary Price will join President Trump in Bedminster, New Jersey, for a briefing on the opioid crisis. Tomorrow, the Secretary will attend HHS Night at the Nationals Park in Washington D.C.
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