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COVID-19 Vaccines

What you need to know about new COVID-19 vaccines in the United States.

PHAP - Public Health Associate Program
Apply to Host a PHAP Associate

Here’s what you need to know about being a Public Health Associate Program host site. Apply December 15–February 16.

2019 Novel Coronavirus
Coronavirus Disease 2019

Information about coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) for state, local, territorial, and tribal health departments.


The Center for State, Tribal, Local, and Territorial Support (CSTLTS) improves community health outcomes by strengthening state, tribal, local, and territorial health agencies.

Did You Know?
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A well-trained public health workforce is our first line of defense, and finding or developing training is easier than ever with CDC’s new public health training website.

CDC Grant Funding Profiles
Grant Funding Map

The CDC Grant Funding Profiles site provides interactive data and summaries of CDC cooperative agreement and grant funding to recipients in US states and territories, and the District of Columbia, starting with fiscal year 2010.

View by: Summary | Funding Query | Funding Category

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What's New
  • PHEP Connects Webinar on December 912/9/2020 10:45:00 AMJoin CDC's next Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) Connects webinar on December 9 at 1 pm (EDT). This webinar will introduce a new CDC online tool, "Crosswalk of the Public Health Accreditation Board's (PHAB) Standards and Measures and CDC's Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Capabilities." Registration is not required.
  • Tribal Webinar on PHAB Pathway to Accreditation Product12/8/2020 9:27:00 AMThe Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) has developed a new recognition product intended to facilitate performance improvement without requiring health departments to commit to the full accreditation process. Join the National Indian Health Board and PHAB for a webinar on December 8 from 2-4 pm (EDT). PHAB will present early concepts on this exciting new product and solicit feedback from tribes to inform its development.
  • Webinar: Developing a Quality PHAP Host Site Application12/1/2020 3:49:00 PMDo you work for a public health organization? CDC's Public Health Associate Program (PHAP) is hosting a technical assistance webinar December 2 at 2 pm (EDT) to guide organizations interested in becoming a PHAP host site through the application process. Host sites can enhance their agency's ability to deliver essential public health services by hosting a recent graduate as a PHAP associate. Interested host sites can apply December 15, 2020-February 16, 2021.
  • New Resource: Public Health in the US Territories and Freely Associated States12/1/2020 10:15:00 AMHave you visited the new US territories and freely associated states web pages? The Office of Island Affairs (OIA) in CDC's Center for State, Tribal, Local, and Territorial Support (CSTLTS) strengthens public health systems in these areas by facilitating technical assistance, training, information, funding, and technology transfer.
  • Health Literacy Training 11/12/2020 9:53:00 AMTraining in health literacy is essential for anyone working in public health. Whether you are new to health literacy, need a refresher, or want to train your staff, CDC's courses are a good place to start.
10 Essential Public Health Services
The 10 Essential Public Health Services (EPHS) describe the public health activities that all communities should undertake. For the past 25 years, the EPHS have served as a well-recognized framework for carrying out the mission of public health. The EPHS framework was originally released in 1994 and more recently updated in 2020. The revised version is intended to bring the framework in line with current and future public health practice. 

The 10 Essential Public Health Services (EPHS) describe the public health activities that all communities should undertake. On September 9, 2020, a revised EPHS framework and graphic was released. The revised EPHS is intended to bring the framework in line with current and future public health practice.

Page last reviewed: January 15, 2021