Did You Know? Collection 2021
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Did You Know? Tuberculosis (TB) cases in the US declined by 20% from 2019 to 2020, according to provisional CDC data. This steep decrease is likely due to factors related to the pandemic—such as reduced transmission and undetected cases—and raises concerns about missed or delayed TB diagnoses. Healthcare providers should be alert to signs and symptoms of TB disease and encourage all patients to seek medical care when needed. Timely TB diagnosis prevents the spread of TB disease and saves lives. View the report: https://go.usa.gov/xH3eWexternal icon
Did You Know? CDC is committed to achieving health equity—where everyone has the opportunity to be as healthy as possible. For the COVID-19 response, CDC is using a Health Equity Strategy to guide the agency in reducing health disparities. Let’s work together to ensure all people have resources to manage their health—easy access to information, affordable testing, and medical care. Data-driven approaches, Community engagement, Culturally & linguistically responsive outreach, Stigma reduction. Join us in ensuring health equity: https://go.usa.gov/xsA2Vexternal icon
¿Sabías? Los CDC están comprometidos a lograr la equidad en la salud para que todos tengan la oportunidad de estar lo más sanos posible. En la respuesta al COVID-19, los CDC están usando una estrategia de equidad en la salud como guía para reducir las disparidades en la salud. Trabajemos juntos para garantizar que todos tengan los recursos para manejar su salud —acceso fácil a la información, pruebas de detección asequibles y atención médica—. Enfoques basados en datos
Participación de la comunidad. Esfuerzos de alcance cultural y lingüísticamente adecuados. Reducción del stigma. Únete a nosotros para garantizar la equidad en la salud: https://bit.ly/2PUPH3Nexternal icon
Did You Know? Arthritis affects 54.4 million US adults, about 1 in 4. Physical activity, like walking, can reduce arthritis pain, improve physical and emotional well-being, and prevent arthritis-related disability. Adults with arthritis can use proven physical activity and self-management programs to manage their arthritis or other chronic conditions. Visit our site to get started!: https://go.usa.gov/xsyRnexternal icon
Did You Know? About 41 people die each day from overdoses involving prescription opioids. CDC’s Rx Awareness campaign tells the stories about people whose lives were impacted by prescription opioids. You can support opioid prevention efforts by using and sharing Rx Awareness campaign resources. Here’s how to get started: https://go.usa.gov/xsKyMexternal icon
Did You Know? CDC’s Office of Island Affairs (OIA) works closely with 5 US territories and 3 freely associated states to strengthen their public health systems. Map image depicting Northern Mariana Islands, American Samoa, Guam, US Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Federated States of Micronesia, Republic of Palau, and Marshall Islands. OIA works with island health officials to identify and address priority health issues, has field staff in American Samoa, Guam, and Puerto Rico and provides technical assistance and training to support all 8 insular areas, and supports CDC’s investments in hurricane recovery activities and crisis response efforts. Learn more about OIA’s work with the islands at http://go.usa.gov/xAYezexternal icon.
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