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March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

HHS Community Health Observances, News and Updates Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the United States and the second leading cause of death from cancer. Colorectal cancer affects people in all racial and ethnic groups and is most often found in people age 50 and older. The good news? If everyone age [...]

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month2018-03-16T14:45:44-04:00

Webinar – Opening Your Doors: Congregational Readiness and Recovery Support

Webinar - Opening Your Doors: Congregational Readiness and Recovery Support Wed., Jan. 17, 2018 | 12PM-1PM EST   Is your community ready to support those seeking or who are in recovery for substance-use disorders? Could you offer a self-help support group or a prevention program for young adults? Do you have the support and commitment [...]

Webinar – Opening Your Doors: Congregational Readiness and Recovery Support2018-01-11T12:26:41-05:00

‘Do I Need This Pill?’ – Webinar Dec. 7, 12 – 1 pm ET

Understanding pain and prescription drugs! Webinar. Thurs., Dec. 7, Noon to 1:00 p.m. EST Whether acute or chronic, poor pain treatment is a contributing factor to today’s opioid crisis. Please join the HHS Partnership Center when they host David Thomas of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) to present a webinar designed especially for [...]

‘Do I Need This Pill?’ – Webinar Dec. 7, 12 – 1 pm ET2017-11-29T09:14:37-05:00

HHS Partnership Center: Seeking Input from Faith-Based Organizations

What are the barriers religious and faith-based organizations face in participating in HHS programs! - There is still time to provide your input, deadline in Nov. 24th! This information was provided to HMA, please participate to help improve Heath & Human Services programs and faith-based organizations ability to participate. "Hello friends,  Please find the following [...]

HHS Partnership Center: Seeking Input from Faith-Based Organizations2017-11-14T12:57:48-05:00

HHS: Opioid Epidemic Resources for Faith and other Community-based Organizations

HHS Live Stream Recording - Opioids: Recovery, Prevention & Hope, National Experts Equip Faith and Community Leaders. The HHS Partnership Center convened national experts to talk about the opioid epidemic and other addictions to raise awareness, encourage compassion, reinforce the role of community and families in long-term recovery and prevention, and make a call to [...]

HHS: Opioid Epidemic Resources for Faith and other Community-based Organizations2017-10-24T23:09:46-04:00

US HHS states 3 out of every 10 U.S. adults report being inactive!

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services stated that despite the substantial health benefits of physical activity, about 3 out of every 10 U.S. adults report being inactive during their leisure time, and only half of U.S. adults report levels of aerobic physical activity consistent with national guidelines. There are evidence-based strategies to promote physical [...]

US HHS states 3 out of every 10 U.S. adults report being inactive!2017-08-14T10:20:26-04:00

HHS: Unique Website to Promote Community Oral Health Programs for Older Adults

First-of-its-kind searchable database of low-cost programs and comprehensive “how to” guide for communities The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Administration for Community Living (ACL), and Office on Women’s Health (OWH) have launched their first website focused on helping communities to promote the oral health of older adults. Users will be able to [...]

HHS: Unique Website to Promote Community Oral Health Programs for Older Adults2017-07-31T14:00:57-04:00

Upcoming Webinars on Opioids from HHS Aug. 9 – 16, 2017

Don't miss these great Webinars coming up in the next few days! Understanding the Opioid Crisis: What’s at the Heart of the Matter? Wednesday, August 9, 2017 Noon- 1 pm EST, Register for this webinar here. National attention is focused on the opioid crisis, and communities are struggling to respond. In this webinar, national leaders [...]

Upcoming Webinars on Opioids from HHS Aug. 9 – 16, 20172017-08-07T13:38:22-04:00

Webinar Series – The Opioid Crisis: How Gender Can Impact Solutions

Region IX Women’s Health Webinar Series: The Opioid Crisis: How Gender Can Impact Solutions Date: Thursday, August 3, 2017 Time: 2:00pm to 2:30pm Pacific Standard Time WeBytes: 30 Minute Webinars for the Busy Public Health Professional The goal of WeBytes is to educate, stimulate and motivate in 30 minutes. According to the Office on Women’s [...]

Webinar Series – The Opioid Crisis: How Gender Can Impact Solutions2017-07-31T13:41:44-04:00

Pandemic Influenza: CDC Releases Updated Community Mitigation Guidelines

On April 21, 2017 the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released updated pre-pandemic planning guidelines entitled Community Mitigation Guidelines to Prevent Pandemic Influenza – United States, 2017. Like the 2007 interim guidance, the 2017 Community Mitigation Guidelines serve as a planning tool for state [...]

Pandemic Influenza: CDC Releases Updated Community Mitigation Guidelines2017-06-26T13:43:10-04:00
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