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Serving Washington D.C. Area Communities in Advance of the Flu Season

In the parking lot of Tzu Chi USA’s Greater Washington D.C. Region offices, traces of raindrops were still visible on the ground. Although the showers had stopped, the damp chill in the air reminded everyone on site that fall had arrived, and with it, flu season.

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Volunteers Encourage Vegetarianism at the San Dimas Community Health Fair

On September 24th, 2020, Tzu Chi volunteers were invited to the Community Health and Resource Fair in San Dimas, California, to promote good health within the community, and provided free flu vaccines. With the recent introduction of the Very Veggie Movement, volunteers additionally took the opportunity to set up a health-themed game to raise awareness for the benefits of vegetarianism.

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Collaborating to Protect the Navajo Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

As the global outbreak of COVID-19 swept across the United States in the Spring and early Summer of 2020, New York dominated the headlines, having the highest number of confirmed cases. However, the Native American Navajo Nation was also hardest-hit at the same time, with a reported higher infection rate per capita than any other U.S. state in May.

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