Issue 196

Update: Interim Guidance for Healthcare Providers Caring for Pregnant Women with Possible Zika Virus Exposure

Published Date: 
Mon, 2017-07-31

The CDC has updated the Interim Guidance for Healthcare Providers Caring for Pregnant Women with Possible Zika Virus Exposure--United States, July 2017

Local Health Department and School Partnerships Report Released

Published Date: 
Mon, 2017-07-31

The National Association of Chronic Disease Director has released a new report, Local Health Department and

New MCH Training Archived Webinars Posted

Published Date: 
Fri, 2017-07-28

The Division of Maternal & Child Health Workforce Development has announced the posting of archived webinars for MCH training. Archived webinars available include the following:

2011-2013 Pregnancy-Related Mortality in the U.S. Findings

Published Date: 
Wed, 2017-07-12

A new report published in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pregnancy-Related Mortality in the United States, 2011-2013, provides the most recent information on pregnancy-related deaths in the United States.

Updated Zika Web Resource

Published Date: 
Tue, 2017-07-11

Implementing CDC Guidance for Infant Neuroimaging and Infant and Placental Zika Virus Testing”: This job aid has been updated to include information on infant death and pregnancy loss. It is available online to assist healthcare providers with implementing CDC guidance for infant neuroimaging and infant and placental Zika virus testing. Visit CDC’s Healthcare Providers page to easily print and download.

Advancing Education and Health Through the Community Schools Strategy

Published Date: 
Mon, 2017-07-10

Disparities in life expectancy are present in every community, representing unequal access to resources and services that can promote mental and physical health such as high quality education and healthcare services. To address these disparities, communities are forming partnerships with schools to improve educational outcomes. As poor academic outcomes are often rooted in health issues, partnerships with health organizations are of primary interest.

Sexual & Domestic Violence Prevention Report

Published Date: 
Mon, 2017-07-10

With a link between sexual and domestic violence to each other and other forms of violence, prevention must involve expanded partnerships across various sectors. To address underlying issues, partnerships should be formed across health and safety issues, sectors, and social justice movements.

Adequate & Equitable U.S. PK-12 Infrastructure Priority Actions Report

Published Date: 
Mon, 2017-07-10

The Center for Cities + Schools launched the Planning for PK-12 Infrastructure Initiative (P4si Initiative) in 2016 to develop a systems-based strategy to address the PK-12 infrastructure crisis.  A new report, Adequate & Equitable U.S. PK-12 Infrastructure Priority Actions For Systemic Reform, discusses findings from the Phase 1 national research engagement process to identify the challenges to adequacy and equity in PK-12 infrastructure.

CDC’s 40th Annual Report Card On the Nation’s Health

Published Date: 
Mon, 2017-07-10

CDC's National Center for Health Statistics released the 40th annual report card on the nation's health. Health, United States, 2016 describes long-term trends in health and health care delivery

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