Infectious Disease

Stigma Reinforces Barriers to Care for Pregnant and Postpartum Women with Substance Use Disorder

September 30, 2019

Substance use disorder (SUD) among pregnant and postpartum women is an increasingly pressing public health concern. Between 1999 and 2014, the number of women with opioid use disorder who gave birth increased 333 percent. This resource provides recommendations for addressing the stigma these women face.Read More »

10 Ways State and Territorial Health Department Leaders Can Support Healthcare-Associated Infection and Antimicrobial Resistance Prevention, Detection, and Response

August 20, 2019

Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) are infections that patients acquire while receiving care and treatment in healthcare facilities. Some HAIs are caused by antimicrobial-resistant (AMR) organisms such as bacteria and fungi and are difficult or impossible to treat. This infographic highlights 10 ways state and territorial health department leaders and their partners can support HAI and AMR prevention, detection, and response efforts that will help to reduce preventable infections, lower healthcare costs, and improve public health.Read More »

Public Health Leaders Are Key in Combating STDs

April 23, 2019

This infographic outlines the rising rates of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), the importance of investing in health department STD programs, and how public health is our best line of defense in combating STDs.Read More »

HPV Vaccine: Long-Lasting Cancer Protection

August 01, 2018

Vaccinations can prevent over 90 percent of cancers related to human papillomavirus (HPV). This customizable infographic is intended to help states raise awareness about the importance of the HPV vaccination as a safe, recommended public health strategy to reduce cancer risk.Read More »

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