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CDC Releases 2016 Healthcare-Associated Infections Progress Report

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released the 2016 Healthcare-Associated Infections Progress Report. This report shows year-to-year progress on the prevention of key healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) to help highlight progress as well…

Resources for Food Producers in Flooded Areas Due To Hurricane Michael

Please see the statement below from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration: Among those in Hurricane Michael’s path in the Southeast U.S. are farmers and their fields of crops grown for human consumption. The U.S.…

Applications Open for Biology of Vector-Borne Diseases Six-Day Training Course at University of Idaho

The Center for Health in the Human Ecosystem hosts the annual Biology of Vector-borne Diseases six-day course. This course provides accessible, condensed training and “knowledge networking” for advanced graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, new faculty and…

How Local Health Departments with Moderate Resources Can Increase Active Transportation

By Karin Valentine Goins, MPH, Program Director, Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School Editor’s Note: This is the second in a three-part series covering the Capabilities for Public Health Agency Involvement…

Report: HIV/HCV Testing in Substance Abuse Facilities

amfAR just published a new analysis in Health Affairs blog that displays how many substance abuse facilities nationally offer HIV testing or Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) testing, based upon data from Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Below are some…