ASTHO and CDC are offering this Request for Proposals to help states identify, control, and improve blood pressure.
Issue briefs, individual state data, and the full report of ASTHO's latest Profile of State Public Health are now available.
ASTHO is monitoring the spread of Chikungunya fever and has developed an information page with background and ongoing updates.
Innovative practices and information to help states and territories increase access to vaccines and rates of vaccination.
Tools to help state health agencies implement and build on existing evidence-based public health policies and practices.
Guidance to help state and territorial health agencies effectivley partner with pharmacies during routine and pandemic flu seasons.
Toolkits to help public health officials understand and use legal authorities to prepare for and respond to emergencies.
State examples that illustrate how multiple sectors can work together to create environments that support healthy lifestyles.
Information to help state health agencies and partners implement evidence-based change strategies to improve blood pressure control.
A resource for state health departments that are developing a state health assessment and guidance for meeting PHAB standards.
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CDC Telebriefing on Ebola outbreak in West Africa
CDC hosted a media telebriefing to discuss the on-going outbreak of Ebola in West Africa. CDC is reminding U.S. healthcare workers of the importance of testing and isolating sick travelers returning from the affected areas.
Why the acting Surgeon General thinks skin cancer is a ‘major public health problem’
Acting U.S. Surgeon General Boris D. Lushniak wants to shine a spotlight on the nation’s ever-growing number of skin cancer cases, calling it a “major public health problem that requires immediate action.”
Hawaii Could Follow California by Repealing Glove Law
Cost concerns and general opposition may prompt Hawaii to try and follow California by repealing new state health rules requiring food service workers to use utensils or gloves when preparing sushi or other ready-to-eat foods.
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