National Disease Intervention Specialist (DIS) Recognition Day
October 6, 2017
DIS remain the backbone of public health in the United States. They wear many hats and take on many roles to protect people across the nation. Whether tackling STD prevention, tuberculosis outbreak response, HIV exposure notification, or emergency response – DIS bring a special set of skills and level of dedication matched by few in the field. We are honored for the opportunities to work alongside them and to call them our colleagues. Today, we honor you, DIS, and all that you do in the name of public health.
A Message to DIS from CDC
2017 DIS Day Letter [PDF – 147 KB] – from Dr. Mermin, NCHHSTP Director, and Dr. Bolan, STD Director
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