"Did You Know?" is a weekly feature from the Office for State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support to inform your prevention activities. We invite you to read, share, and take action!
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December 16, 2011
- The Environmental Public Health Tracking Network's improved data query system makes it easier to view environmental and health data for counties and states.
- The Tracking Network now includes climate and health data related to heat events and community design content.
- Public health professionals can use Tracking Network data to identify health trends, develop interventions, and address local environmental public health concerns.
December 9, 2011
- The new National Research Agenda for Public Health Services and Systems advances scientific studies on how best to organize, finance, and deliver public health strategies.
- More evidence about public health systems and support is needed to implement effective strategies to promote health in every community.
- Expanded research on public health systems will allow every community to enjoy the benefits of prevention.
December 2, 2011
- 1.2 million people in the United States have HIV; 1 in 5 don't know it.
- There is new hope for stopping HIV: HIV care and medicines help keep people with HIV healthy and can prevent HIV transmission to others.
- We have more proven prevention tools than ever to help stop the spread of HIV; however, continued and intensified efforts are needed.
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- Page last updated: November 9, 2015
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