October 2015

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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October 30, 2015
October 23, 2015
October 16, 2015
  • Blood clots affect as many as 900,000 Americans each year, and about 50% of them are related to a recent hospital stay or surgery.
  • Most healthcare-associated blood clots happen after patients leave the hospital—learn the signs and symptoms and when to seek medical care.
  • You can test your knowledge about healthcare-associated blood clots and help prevent them by sharing new CDC infographics, fact sheets, and e-cards.
October 9, 2015
October 2, 2015

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 They may become outdated over time.

Page last reviewed: November 9, 2015