Adolescent Health

MMWR: National, Regional, State, and Selected Local Area Vaccination Coverage Among Adolescents Aged 13–17 Years — United States, 2018

2018 data show that adolescent human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination rates increased slightly, but more work needs to be done to protect more people against HPV-associated cancers. A new report from the CDC shows little progress…

New Tool: Native LGBTQ/Two-Spirit Toolkit

In partnership with several Northwest tribes, parents, youth, and healthcare providers, the Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board is pleased to announce the “Celebrating Our Magic” toolkit, a culturally-specific resource for American Indian & Alaska Native…

CDC Releases New Resources for Pride Month on Health and Well-Being of LGBTQ Youth

In honor of Pride Month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Division of Adolescent and School Health released a new webpage and resources to promote the importance of understanding and addressing the unequal…

Requests for Information: Local Health Department HIV, STI, and Hepatitis Practice

NACCHO’s HIV, STI, and Viral Hepatitis program aims to strengthen the capacity of local health departments (LHDs) to address HIV, STIs, and viral hepatitis by providing technical and capacity building assistance, developing and disseminating tools…