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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- A total of 9,272 tuberculosis (TB) cases were reported in the United States in 2016.
- The nation is making slow progress toward TB elimination; expanded efforts to address latent TB infection are needed to speed the pace.
- TB control programs can track trends and prioritize public health activities using CDC’s AtlasPlus online tool.
- More than 114 million people in the United States have diabetes or prediabetes—that’s more than a third of our nation.
- People with diabetes or prediabetes are at higher risk for heart disease, stroke, and other significant complications.
- By addressing diabetes and prediabetes, healthcare providers can also help prevent many other serious health problems or lessen their impact.
- CDC provides funding, guidance, and resources that help state, tribal, local, and territorial health departments prepare for public health emergencies.
- CDC has developed a novel approach to expedite funding during a public health emergency.
- December 11, 2017, is the deadline for eligible health departments to get preapproved for CDC public health crisis fundingExternal to enable a quicker emergency response.
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