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- Progress has stalled in controlling foodborne pathogens in the United States, according to a new report from CDC’s Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network.
- New lab technologies have enhanced our capabilities for diagnostics and surveillance of foodborne diseases, but targeted interventions are needed to reduce foodborne illnesses.
- Health departments can culture specimens with positive culture-independent diagnostic test results to help better identify antibiotic resistance, find outbreaks, monitor disease trends, and inform policy and prevention efforts.
- About 1 in 6 children have developmental delays or disabilities, and children from families with low incomes, like those served by WIC, are at even greater risk.
- Early intervention services for developmental delays and disabilities can change a child’s developmental path and improve their learning and health outcomes.
- The WIC Developmental Milestone Checklist Program Online Implementation Guide can help WIC staff engage parents in monitoring their children’s development, identify children with delays or disabilities, and make timely referrals to early intervention services.
- Public health trainers can use a variety of CDC resources to create quality trainings and connect with others who are doing similar work.
- Using CDC’s four-step adult learning guide pdf icon[PDF – 490KB] and post-course questions can help engage adult learners and strengthen training evaluation activities.
- Public health educators can enhance training effectiveness by applying CDC Quality Training Standards for e-learning and classroom training and learning from successful examples.
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