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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- According to this month’s Vital Signs, about 1 in 4 adults in the United States has arthritis.
- About 24 million adults with arthritis are limited in their everyday activities, such as holding a cup, lifting a grocery bag, or walking to a car.
- Public health professionals can promote physical activity and disease management programs to adults with arthritis.
- The latest vaccination rates show that many adults are not fully vaccinated, leaving them vulnerable to preventable illnesses.
- Find out what vaccines you may need—take CDC’s adult vaccine quiz and share your results with your doctor.
- Health department staff and healthcare professionals can share CDC materials to educate adults about vaccinations they might need.