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  • A New Monthly Feature from CSTLTS!7/18/2019 9:08:00 AMIntroducing Field Notes, a new monthly feature from CDC's Center for State, Tribal, Local, and Territorial Support that spotlights success and innovation in state, tribal, local, and territorial health agencies. We hope Field Notes will inspire similar accomplishments and foster connections throughout the public health community.
  • Let's Talk Patient Safety: Reducing HAI Transmission Risk7/11/2019 9:55:00 AMOn any given day, about 1 in 31 hospital patients in the United States has at least one healthcare-associated infection (HAI). Learn how to stop the spread of HAIs with CDC's Patient Safety training. Earn free CE
  • Most Americans Have Never Had an HIV Test, New Data Shows7/9/2019 12:09:00 PMThis analysis of national survey data found that <40% of US adults had ever been tested for HIV, and testing rates varied among jurisdictions composing the initial focus of the Ending the HIV Epidemic initiative. Within these jurisdictions, rural areas had lower testing percentages and lower HIV diagnosis rates than did urban areas. The new study also mentions promising new approaches to increase access to HIV testing.
  • Looking Upstream: The Impact of Preventing Adverse Childhood Experiences7/2/2019 9:42:00 AMRepeated exposure to trauma-especially in childhood-leaves a physical imprint on the brain that can make some people more susceptible to pain, chronic disease, and poor health later in life. How do we prevent #ACEs? In our new episode of #PublicHealthReview, we learn from Texas Department of State Health Services commissioner John Hellerstedt, University of Texas System vice chancellor and ASTHO alum David Lakey, and Department of Psychiatry University of Pittsburgh professor Judy Cameron.
  • 11 More Governmental Public Health Departments Demonstrate Commitment to Excellence in Serving their Communities6/27/2019 11:16:00 AMOn June 11, 2019, the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) awarded national initial accreditation status to 11 local governmental public health departments and reaccredited 6 additional health departments. There are now more than 268 nationally accredited health departments, bringing the benefits of PHAB accreditation to tens of thousands more people across the country. Congratulations to the following on their achievements: Champaign Health District (OH), Chester County Health Department (PA), Coos Health & Wellness (OR), Cuyahoga County Board of Health (OH), Goodhue County Health & Human Services (MN), Lane County Public Health - Communicable Disease (OR), Merced County Department of Public Health (CA), Montgomery County Health Department - Crawfordsville, Indiana (IN), Portage County Health District (OH), Portage County Division of Public Health (WI), WEDCO District Health Department & Home Health Agency (KY), Chicago Department of Public Health (IL), Polk County Wisconsin Health Department (WI), Cabarrus Health Alliance (NC), Spokane Regional Health District (WA), Summit County Public Health (OH), and Three Rivers District Health Department (KY)
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