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Get Tested on National HIV Testing Day, June 27
CDC recommends that everyone ages 13-64 be tested once for HIV. June 27 is National HIV Testing Day. Thousands of organizations will offer HIV testing June 20-27. Learn your HIV status. Take the Test, Take Control.
Measles: Make Sure Your Child Is Fully Immunized
One of the best ways to protect children from measles and other vaccine-preventable diseases is to vaccinate them on time. Check your child's medical records to see if he or she is up to date on vaccinations.
Leptospirosis Risk in Outdoor Activities
People who enjoy outdoor activities such as freshwater kayaking, rafting, canoeing or swimming may be at risk for leptospirosis. Learn how to help prevent infection and stay safe outdoors.
Public Health Professionals Learn Together
Watch public health professionals learn from each other how to implement strategies for policy, systems, and environmental changes to advance the nation's efforts to prevent chronic diseases and reduce risk factors.
Reducing Access to Sugar-sweetened Beverages
Youth should drink fewer sugar-sweetened beverages and more water, low-fat or fat-free milk, or 100% fruit juices (in limited amounts). Families, schools, and other institutions need to provide healthy beverage choices.
Risk of Human Salmonella Infections from Live Baby Poultry
Peep, chirp, quack! Live baby poultry, such as chicks, ducklings, goslings, and baby turkeys, often carry harmful germs called Salmonella. After you touch a chick, duckling, or other baby bird, or anything in the area where they live and roam, WASH YOUR HANDS so you don't get sick!
Salmonella from Dry Pet Food and Treats
Dry pet food and treats often contain germs, such as Salmonella. It is important to know how to properly handle, store, and behave when handling dry pet foods and treats to minimize the risk of becoming ill.
Staying Healthy on a Cruise
Don't risk spoiling your cruise vacation with an unexpected illness. Follow these tips for a safe and healthy cruise vacation.
Tetanus: Make Sure You and Your Child Are Fully Immunized
Playing outdoors can mean getting cuts that may become infected with bacteria commonly found in soil, including the ones that cause tetanus. Tetanus vaccine can help prevent tetanus disease, commonly known as "lockjaw."
Tips to Prevent Illness from Clostridium Perfringens
Clostridium perfringens (C. perfringens) is one of the most common causes of food poisoning in the United States. Learn more on ways to prevent illness from this germ.
Walk This Way! Taking Steps for Pedestrian Safety
Walking is great for your health and a great way to get to your destination. But walking near traffic can be dangerous. Take steps to keep yourself safe when you walk.
WTC Health Program: Monitoring and Treatment
Are you eligible for benefits through the World Trade Center Health Program?
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