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10 Essential Public Health Services

This well-known framework has recently been revised to be more in line with current and future public health practice.

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The Swinomish Indian Tribal Community conducted a health assessment to address the impact of climate change on traditional foods.

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

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

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Reducing the spread of flu this fall and winter is more important than ever, and getting a flu vaccine is the best protection from flu.

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Reducing the spread of flu this fall and winter is more important than ever, and getting a flu vaccine is the best protection from flu.

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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.

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  • Toolkit for Providing HIV Prevention Services to Transgender Women of Color10/27/2020 11:57:00 AMCDC's Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention recently released a new resource: Toolkit for Providing HIV Prevention Services to Transgender Women of Color. This guide provides technical assistance to help organizations support their HIV prevention services for transgender women of color.
  • New Report: Public Health in Indian Country Capacity Scan 10/22/2020 10:36:00 AMThe National Indian Health Board released the 2019 Public Health in Indian Country Capacity Scan (PHICCS) Report. The report includes information on the state of tribal public health infrastructure, governance, activities, services, workforce, needs and priorities.
  • Training: Health Literacy for Public Health Professionals10/20/2020 12:11:00 PMCDC TRAIN offers a free web-based training for health professionals about public health literacy and their role in providing health information and services. Continuing education credits are available. Learn more:
  • Revised 10 Essential Public Health Services Toolkit10/20/2020 9:55:00 AMThe 10 Essential Public Health Services framework describes activities public health systems should undertake to protect and promote the health of all people in all communities. The framework can be used to communicate goals for improving public health in communities. View the toolkit:
  • Public Health Webinar Series on Blood Disorders 10/15/2020 9:58:00 AMCDC's Division of Blood Disorders (DBD) is offering a Public Health Webinar Series on Blood Disorders. The purpose of this series is to provide evidence-based information on new research, interventions, emerging issues of interest in blood disorders, as well as innovative approaches in collaborations and partnerships.
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: October 20, 2020