February 2016

Did You Know?


Did You Know? is a 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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February 26, 2016
  • The burden of heart disease and stroke varies substantially from county to county.
  • CDC’s Interactive Atlas of Heart Disease and Stroke, an online mapping tool, documents geographic disparities in heart disease and stroke by race/ethnicity, gender, and age.
  • You can create and share maps of your communities and export data for heart disease and stroke, healthcare services, socioeconomic conditions, and more.
February 19, 2016
  • Zika virus can be transmitted from mosquitos, a pregnant woman to her unborn baby, and a man to his sex partners.
  • Zika might be linked to microcephaly, but research is ongoing to learn more about the effects of Zika virus infection in pregnancy.
  • CDC has issued travel notices for people traveling to areas with Zika. Check CDC’s travel website often for a current list of areas with Zika.
February 12, 2016


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 They may become outdated over time.

Page last reviewed: February 26, 2016