June 2013

Did You Know?


Did You Know? is a weekly feature from the Center 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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June 28, 2013
  • People with health insurance get more preventive careExternal and report better physical and mental health.
  • Beginning October 1, Americans will have a new way to find affordable health coverage—including many free preventive servicesExternal—on the new Health Insurance Marketplace.
  • Americans can visit the new HealthCare.gov website or call 1-800-318-2596 now to ask questions and prepare to enroll.
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  • Listeria is the third leading cause of death from food poisoning, and almost all cases are among pregnant women and their newborns, people with weakened immune systems, and adults aged 65 years or older.
  • Most people with Listeria infection require hospital care, and about 1 in 5 with the infection die.
  • Local, state, and territorial public health professionals are encouraged to complete the Listeria Initiative Cdc-pdf[PDF-618KB] questionnaire for all cases of laboratory-confirmed listeriosis.

Did You Know?  information and web links are current as of their publication date. They may become outdated over time.

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