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  • October is National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month10/22/2021 4:29:00 PMPublic health professionals can partner with CDC to prevent and reduce youth violence.
  • October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month10/21/2021 11:04:00 AMCDC works with partners in communities to reduce the burden of breast cancer in the United States.
  • CSTLTS Offers Resources for New Health Officials10/19/2021 2:15:00 PMCSTLTS offers resources that can help new health officials navigate their roles and identify opportunities for collaboration and strategies to support and enhance public health work.
  • October is Health Literacy Month 10/18/2021 11:57:00 PMAs public health professionals, we can improve health literacy if we practice clear communication strategies and techniques.
  • Health Department Governance Varies from State to State9/29/2021 1:13:00 PMThese differences have important implications for the delivery of essential public health services.
  • The Health of Our Nation is Influenced by Public Health Policies 9/28/2021 4:18:00 PMCSTLTS offers public health policy resources including national health initiatives, strategies, and action plans as well as guidelines and recommendations.
  • Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month this year from September 15 to October 159/24/2021 4:42:00 PMPublic health professionals in Hispanic communities can help share information on how to reduce risk for chronic conditions such as cancer, heart disease, diabetes, and obesity.
  • Public Health Data and Research Help to Improve the Health of People and Communities 9/20/2021 3:44:00 PMCDC Journals offer timely and reliable public health information and recommendations on morbidity and mortality, emerging infectious diseases, and preventing chronic diseases.
  • CDC Offers a Wide Range of Resources to Health Departments9/17/2021 5:04:00 PMVisit our Health Department Directories page to find out who is working to protect the public's health in your area.
  • September is National Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month9/9/2021 4:34:00 PMAll women are at risk for gynecologic cancers, but there are ways to lower that risk. Learn how to lower your risk with these CDC resources.
  • The Public Health Emergency Preparedness Clearinghouse9/2/2021 2:24:00 PMThe Public Health Emergency Preparedness Clearinghouse is the hub for emergency preparedness-related statutes, regulations, orders, reports, and legal tools.
  • The Preventive Health and Health Services (PHHS) Block Grant Program8/31/2021 10:23:00 AMThe Preventive Health and Health Services (PHHS) Block Grant program provides federal funding to state, tribal, and territorial health departments to address emerging health issues and support local programs. CSTLTS conducts an ongoing evaluation of the grant program to assess its benefits and contributions to communities.
  • Resources: CDC Assistance Available to Health Officials8/27/2021 3:50:00 PMLearn about the various forms of assistance CDC has available to health officials by visiting the Resources for New Health Officials webpage on the Public Health Professionals Gateway.
  • The 10 Essential Public Health Services (EPHS)8/25/2021 12:21:00 AMThe 10 Essential Public Health Services (EPHS) provide a framework for public health to protect and promote the health of all people in all communities. To learn more about the EPHS framework and Core Functions of Public Health.
  • Data and Research Serve as the Foundation for Public Health Action 8/24/2021 11:44:00 PMThe NCHS Data Visualization gallery offers interactive visuals on injury mortality, teen birth, and many other public health topics.
  • CDC is Committed to Improving Public Health Outcomes 8/20/2021 2:57:00 PMFor more information on how health issues are impacting the US territories and freely associated states, visit and explore the Office of Island Affairs Data & Surveillance webpage.
  • Celebrating 10 Years of CDC STLT Connection on Facebook8/3/2021 2:47:00 PMWe are excited to celebrate the 10 year anniversary of our CDC STLT Connection Facebook page! Over the last decade, we've informed state, tribal, local, and territorial health professionals of the latest public health news and information. If you are on Facebook, give us a follow. Cheers to 10 years!
  • Operation Lady Justice Federal Data Discussion and Listening Session7/27/2021 10:24:00 AMThe Presidential Task Force on Missing and Murdered American Indians and Alaska Natives, also known as Operation Lady Justice, is holding a Federal Data Discussion and Listening Session on Tuesday, July 27 from 11:00am to 6:00pm EDT via Webex. The purpose of this forum is to exchange insights about public health and public safety data related to missing or murdered indigenous persons, and discuss how to improve the collection, analysis, use and communication of this information.
  • Resource: Health Agency Profiles7/26/2021 9:48:00 AMCDC offers a collection of health agency profiles that provide information on how state, tribal, local, and territorial public health agencies are supporting their communities.
  • July is National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month7/21/2021 11:44:00 AMMinorities are less likely to receive diagnosis and treatment for their mental illness, have less access to mental health services, and often receive a poorer quality of mental healthcare. The Office of Minority Health offers resources to help support the mental health of minority communities.
  • Share Your Feedback on the Revised Core Compentencies for Public Health Professionals7/20/2021 10:38:00 AMCSTLTS is supporting the Public Health Foundation (PHF) and the Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice in revising the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals. The Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice invites all members of the public health and population health community to share feedback on preliminary draft revisions to the Core Competencies. PHF is accepting feedback through July 31.
  • NEW Web Page: Supporting the Performance Improvement Workforce7/16/2021 2:05:00 PMCSTLTS, in collaboration with national nonprofit partners, supports a portfolio of workforce development activities focused on performance improvement in public health. Activities include trainings, conferences, learning communities, and programs designed to enhance the knowledge and skills of public health professionals.
  • NEW Field Notes: Partners in Arizona Help Prepare Future Workforce Through Model Internship Program7/14/2021 3:57:00 PMPartners at Pima County Health Department and University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health help develop the future public health workforce through a model internship program. The program, developed through their Academic Health Department partnership, prepares students for a career in public health while benefitting their community.
  • Resource: Public Health Data and Research Tools7/13/2021 1:28:00 PMPublic health data and research serve as the foundation to improve the health of people and communities. CDC's featured resources offer data, statistics, and evidence-based recommendations for state, tribal, local, and territorial public health professionals.
  • CDC Publications about US Territories and Freely Associated States7/8/2021 7:53:00 AMCSTLTS's Office of Island Affairs (OIA) maintains a collection of CDC-published and CDC-authored publications about the US territories and freely associated states. View the collection on the Public Health Professionals Gateway:
  • June Issue of Public Health Law News Now Available6/24/2021 1:54:00 PMHave you subscribed to Public Health Law News? This free monthly newsletter provides the latest on public health law and policy. June's issue highlights LGBTQ health, including the Biden Administration's actions to restore rights for transgender patients. Read and subscribe today!
  • Public Health Economics Tool: RabiesCon6/21/2021 10:02:00 AMCDC uses economics to identify, measure, value, and to compare the costs and consequences of various alternative health prevention strategies. One featured economic tool, RabiesEcon, estimates the epidemiologic burden of dog rabies and the potential epidemiologic and economic impact of a rabies vaccination program.
  • Resource: CDC Collaboration Guide for Pacific Island Cancer and Chronic Disease Programs6/16/2021 11:43:00 AMCDC's Collaboration Guide for Pacific Island Cancer and Chronic Disease Programs provides practical advice and tools for staff working in comprehensive cancer control (CCC) programs. For example, the guide offers advice on tracking progress and making the best use of existing expertise and resources when working with partners.
  • Stay Current on Health Alerts & Emergencies6/9/2021 12:58:00 PMStay informed about emerging public health issues by subscribing to CDC health and emergency alerts today.
  • Learn more about CSTLTS6/7/2021 8:57:00 AMCSTLTS improves community health outcomes by collaborating with health departments and other public health agencies to enhance capacity and performance.
Page last reviewed: April 12, 2019