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CDC - Guidance for Emergency Shelters for the 2009-2010 Page guidance  emergency  page  CDC  shelters 

Content on this page was developed during the 2009-2010 H1N1 pandemic and has not been updated.

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CDC - 2009 H1N1 Flu: International Situation Update flu  h1n1  CDC  situation  update 

Content on this page was developed during the 2009-2010 H1N1 pandemic and has not been updated.

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Taking Neighborhood Health to Heart (TNH2H): building a community-based participatory data system. health  heart  system  CDC  communitybased  neighborhood  building  participatory  data  tnh2h  health disparities  Preventing Chronic Disease  PCD  Healthy People 2020 

Healthy People 2020 calls for increased monitoring of local health and health disparities, but successful models of designing and implementing data collection systems for this purpose are lacking.

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Measles Is Serious: Take Care Before and After Travel | CDC Features features  travel  CDC  measles  care 

Keep your family safe when traveling overseas. Measles is very contagious and can cause serious illness, even death. Get vaccinated before you go. Watch your health when you return.

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Preventing Chronic Disease | An Effective Community"Academic Partnership to Extend the Reach of Screenings for Fall Risk - CDC disease  chronic  risk  CDC  effective  communityacademic  partnership  screenings  fall  aging  fall prevention  Preventing Chronic Disease  PCD  community networks  community-based participatory research  risk assessment  Rural Health 

Older adults should be screened for fall risk annually. Community providers (people without formal medical training who work with older adults in senior centers or aging services) may be a viable group to expand the reach of screenings.

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Preventing Chronic Disease | Community Size as a Factor in Health Partnerships in Community Parks and Recreation, 2007 - CDC health  disease  chronic  community  CDC  factor  partnerships  parks  recreation  Preventing Chronic Disease  PCD 

Although partnerships between park and recreation agencies and health agencies are prevalent, little research has examined partnership characteristics and effectiveness among communities of different sizes. The objective of this study was to determine whether park and recreation leaders’ perceptions of partnership characteristics, effectiveness, and outcomes vary by community size.

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Preventing Chronic Disease | Development of a Community-Sensitive Strategy to Increase Availability of Fresh Fruits and Vegetables in Nashville™s Urban Food Deserts, 2010"2012 - CDC food  disease  chronic  fruits  vegetables  CDC  development  strategy  availability  deserts  Preventing Chronic Disease  PCD 

Food deserts, areas that lack full-service grocery stores, may contribute to rising rates of obesity and chronic diseases among low-income and racial/ethnic minority residents. Our corner store project, part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Communities Putting Prevention to Work initiative, aimed to increase availability of healthful foods in food deserts in Nashville, Tennessee.

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Preventing Chronic Disease | Formative Evaluation for a Healthy Corner Store Initiative in Pitt County, North Carolina: Engaging Stakeholders for a Healthy Corner Store Initiative, Part 2 - CDC evaluation  disease  chronic  north carolina  CDC  formative  stakeholders  pitt county  Preventing Chronic Disease  PCD 

We examined the feasibility of increasing access to healthful food in corner stores to inform a Communities Putting Prevention to Work (CPPW) initiative by engaging stakeholders (corner store owners and customers) in a formative evaluation.

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Preventing Chronic Disease | Formative Evaluation for a Healthy Corner Store Initiative in Pitt County, North Carolina: Assessing the Rural Food Environment, Part 1 - CDC evaluation  food  disease  chronic  environment  CDC  formative  store  initiative  Preventing Chronic Disease  PCD 

Obesity prevalence in the rural United States is higher than in urban or suburban areas, perhaps as a result of the food environment. Because rural residents live farther from supermarkets than their urban- and suburban-dwelling counterparts, they may be more reliant on smaller corner stores that offer fewer healthful food items.

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Tips for College Health and Safety | CDC Features cigarettes  cancer  health  public health  exercise  safety  features  women  tips  school  support  smoke  smoking  vaccines  meningitis  CDC  college  nutrition  alcohol  suicide 

Going to college is an exciting time in a young person’s life. It is a time for gaining new knowledge and experiences, both inside and outside the classroom. Here are a few pointers for college students on staying safe and healthy.

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Preventing Chronic Disease | Partnering With Community Institutions to Increase Access to Healthful Foods Across Municipalities - CDC policy  foods  disease  chronic  community  CDC  partnering  institutions  healthful  municipalities  obesity  access  intervention  retail  Preventing Chronic Disease  PCD  Food Desert  corner store  healthy food 

Low-income and minority communities have higher rates of nutrition-related chronic diseases than do high-income and nonminority communities and often have reduced availability to healthful foods.

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Preventing Chronic Disease | Community-Based Interventions in Prepared-Food Sources: A Systematic Review - CDC disease  chronic  CDC  communitybased  interventions  preparedfood  sources  systematic  review  Preventing Chronic Disease  PCD 

Food purchased from prepared-food sources has become a major part of the American diet and is linked to increased rates of chronic disease. Many interventions targeting prepared-food sources have been initiated with the goal of promoting healthful options. The objective of this study was to provide a systematic review of interventions in prepared-food sources in community settings.

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VFC Program | CDC Features features  insurance  VFC  program  vaccines  CDC  ACIP  child  uninsured  american indian  alaska native  CDC Feature  childhood Immunization  ACA  Vaccines for Children Program  recommended childhood vaccines  eligibility  underinsured  Medicaid-eligible  Federally Qualified Health Center 

The Vaccines for Children (VFC) Program offers vaccines at no cost for eligible children through doctors enrolled in the program. Find out if your child qualifies. Vaccinating on time means healthier children, families and communities.

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