August 2019

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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August 30, 2019
August 23, 2019
  • Youth who feel engaged and supported at school and at home are less likely to experience negative health outcomes related to mental health, violence, sexual risks, and substance use later in life.
  • CDC research found that students who felt more connected in their schools and to their families during adolescence experienced a 48% to 66% lower riskexternal icon of poor health outcomes in adulthood.
  • Schools, families, and healthcare providers can take steps to promote connectedness among youth, leading to healthier adults.
August 9, 2019
August 2, 2019
  • When two or more people get the same illness from the same contaminated food or drink, the event is called a foodborne disease outbreak—learn what outbreaks are currently affecting multiple states.
  • Local and state health departments, federal agencies, and the food industry are all key players in foodborne outbreak response, depending on the size and scope of the outbreak.
  • Health department staff and healthcare professionals can help prevent, report, and tell the public about foodborne disease outbreaks.

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 They may become outdated over time.

Page last reviewed: August 30, 2019