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Vital Signs Town Hall Teleconferences

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On the second Tuesday of each month at 2–3 pm (ET), OSTLTS hosts a town hall teleconference about the topic of the latest CDC Vital Signs report. These monthly reports offer recent data and calls to action on important public health topics, and the teleconferences feature lessons learned and success stories from the state, tribal, local, or territorial perspective.

The town hall teleconferences were designed to provide a forum for our nation's health officials to broaden the conversation, build momentum, and carry out evidence-based, effective programs within the public health areas covered by Vital Signs. We hope the town halls are relevant and useful to you in your work to protect and improve the health of the public. We welcome your feedback at ostltsfeedback@cdc.gov.

Next Town Hall Teleconference

How Three States Tackled Sepsis — August 30, 2016

Past Town Hall Teleconferences

Motor Vehicle Injury Prevention – United States and 19 Comparison Countries

More than 32,000 people are killed and 2 million are injured each year from motor vehicle crashes. Lower death rates in other high-income countries and a high percentage of risk factors in the US suggest that we can make more progress in reducing crash deaths. This teleconference featured a Vital Signs summary and discussion about major risk factors for crash deaths in the US, and proven measures of best performing comparison countries.


Innovative Approaches to Reducing the Risk of Legionella in the Environment and Preventing Legionnaires’ Disease

An increasing number of people in the US are getting Legionnaires’ disease, a serious lung infection which is caused by breathing in small water droplets contaminated with Legionella germs. This teleconference featured a Vital Signs summary and discussion about water management programs, which are ways to reduce the risk of this germ in building water systems.


Expanding Access to Effective Programs for Young Children with ADHD

Parents can play a key role in the treatment of Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Behavior therapy is an effective treatment that improves ADHD symptoms without the side effects of medicine. It is an important first step for young children with ADHD and most effective when delivered by parents. This teleconference featured a Vital Signs summary and discussion about treatment for young children with ADHD.

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  • Page last reviewed: July 6, 2016
  • Page last updated: July 6, 2016
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