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- Opioid Rapid Response Teams5/23/2019 9:50:00 AMCDC and the US Public Health Service Commissioned Corps are working together to support state and local agencies when there is a spike in opioid-related overdoses or closure of a clinic where patients are prescribed opioid therapy. Opioid Rapid Response Teams (ORRTs) are composed of public health experts ready to deploy on short notice to support local jurisdiction efforts and facilitate linking patients to care to prevent increases in opioid overdoses and death. Rapid response teams include technical expertise in epidemiology, clinical provider outreach, communications, policy and partnerships, community outreach, and capacity building from CDC and the Commissioned Corps.
- National Association of County & City Health Officials' Annual Report 20185/21/2019 9:30:00 AMThe National Association of County & City Health Officials (NACCHO) reflected upon public health threats, challenges, and accomplishments that local health departments faced in 2018. NACCHO also highlights CDC's support in strengthening local health departments' capacity to confront emerging public health threats and achieve performance improvement.
- Opioid Use and Pregnancy Training5/16/2019 9:46:00 AMThe number of pregnant women with opioid use disorder at labor and delivery in the United States more than quadrupled from 1999 to 2014. This National Women's Health Week (May 12-18), take CDC's Opioid Use and Pregnancy training to learn about safer opioid prescribing across all stages of pregnancy.
- Hepatitis Awareness Month5/14/2019 9:15:00 AMMay is Hepatitis Awareness Month and May 19th marks the eight annual national Hepatitis Testing Day. Millions of Americans have viral hepatitis, and most do not know they are infected. During the month of May, the Division of Viral Hepatitis and its partners work to educate people about viral hepatitis and encourage people to find out if they should get tested and/or vaccinated.
- CDC Twitter Chat: Prepare Your Health for Hurricanes.5/9/2019 8:51:00 AMWith the start of another Atlantic hurricane season approaching (June 1), the CDC's Center for Preparedness and Response and Healthcare Ready will co-host a Twitter Chat on Thursday, May 9, from 2 to 3 PM ET to discuss the ways people and communities can prepare their health for hurricanes. Please join the conversation at #PrepYourHealth to learn more about hurricane preparedness.
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