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The Center for State, Tribal, Local, and Territorial Support (CSTLTS) improves community health outcomes by strengthening state, tribal, local, and territorial health agencies.
- May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month5/12/2021 7:59:00 AMDuring National Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Office of Minority Health - U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and its partners will continue to support communities heavily impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, promote vaccine confidence, and address the recent rise in racism, intolerance and violence against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.
- CSTLTS Employment Opportunity5/11/2021 11:38:00 AMEmployment Opportunity: CDC is hiring a Public Health Analyst (Policy). Submit your application by Friday, May 14, 2021 for consideration.
- Register for the 2021 Public Health Improvement Training5/3/2021 11:59:00 AMThis year's Public Health Improvement Training is going virtual! Join CSTLTS and the National Network of Public Health Institutes for this one-of-a-kind training that offers learning and networking opportunities through a series of interactive skill-building sessions designed for different experience levels. Register today!
- NEW Field Notes: Portsmouth Health Department Leverages Staff Resources with Agency Priorities 4/29/2021 8:14:00 AMAs participants of CDC's Strategic Scholars program, a team from Portsmouth Health Department developed a process to assess whether staff time and effort were aligned with the agency's goals and initiatives . Learn more in the latest Field Notes.
- MMWR Report: COVID-19 Incidence and Mortality Among American Indian/Alaska Native and White Persons4/26/2021 8:14:00 AMAn analysis in Montana during March-November of 2020 found that rates of new COVID-19 cases and deaths were higher among American Indian/Alaska Native persons than among White persons. State-level surveillance can identify disparities among AI/AN or other minority communities to inform state and tribal COVID-19 vaccine allocation strategies and help communities implement culturally responsive public health measures that might help reduce infections and deaths in these communities.
The 10 Essential Public Health Services (EPHS) describe the public health activities that all communities should undertake. On September 9, 2020, a revised EPHS framework and graphic was released. The revised EPHS is intended to bring the framework in line with current and future public health practice.