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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- Your race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, and whether you graduate from high schoolExternal may influence how healthy you are—find out why.
- The Community Preventive Services Task ForceExternal recommends high school completion programsExternal for students at risk for not getting their diplomas, and for improving health equityExternal.
- You can access helpful materialsExternal on promoting health equity through education programs and policies.
- Each year, 22 million US workers are exposed to noise loud enough to harm their hearing.
- Removing or controlling hazardous noise in the workplace is the best way to prevent permanent hearing damage or loss.
- The Buy Quiet initiative encourages workplaces to purchase or rent quieter machinery and tools to reduce workers’ noise exposure.
- Of the 1.2 million people living with HIV in the United States, only 40% are in medical care and only 30% are virally suppressed, according to the latest Vital Signs.
- HIV medicines help people achieve viral suppression, which means having very low levels of HIV in the body even though the virus is still there.
- CDC has information and interventionsExternal for healthcare providers to help keep people living with HIV in medical care.
Did You Know? information and web links are current as of their publication date. They may become outdated over time.