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January 2021
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CPSTF Meeting – February 10-11

Register now to the attend the virtual CPSTF meeting. Topics will include physical activity, obesity, social determinants of health, and economic review methods.

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December 2020
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CPSTF Announces New Members Appointed by CDC to Start in 2021 or 2022

Eight public health and clinical professionals have been appointed by the CDC Director to serve five-year terms on the CPSTF, starting in either 2021 or 2022.

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December 2020
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New Publications Related to The Community Guide

Recent articles about The Community Guide highlight funding sources for evidence considered in systematic reviews and health department use of CPSTF recommendations.

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November 2020
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Prevent and Reduce Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence

Now available! An article in the Journal of Women’s Health outlines ways decision makers can use the CPSTF recommendation for interventions to prevent and reduce intimate partner and sexual violence among youth.

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November 2020
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U.S. Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Control Hypertension

The new call to action includes evidence-based intervention approaches from The Community Guide.

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October 2020
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Community Guide Partnership with Healthy People 2030

A new blog post features the partnership between The Community Guide and Healthy People 2030 and shows how crosswalks between the sites can inform public health decision making.

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September 2020
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Community-Academic Partnership Success

Georgia College partnered with churches in nearby counties to improve the nutritional habits of more 600 residents.

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September 2020
Register now for the October 2020 CPSTF meeting.

CPSTF Meeting – October 21-22

You’re invited to join this web-based meeting! Discussion topics will include asthma, heart disease and stroke, and obesity and physical activity.

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September 2020
CPSTF Announces Priority Topics for 2020-2025.

CPSTF Announces Priority Topics for 2020-2025

The CPSTF used a data-driven process that included consideration of Healthy People 2020 topics and input from multiple stakeholders to select nine priority topics that will guide their systematic reviews for the next five years.

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July 2020
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Economic Evidence Supports Pharmacy-Based Interventions for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention

A systematic review of economic evidence shows tailored pharmacy-based interventions to increase medication adherence are cost-effective for cardiovascular disease prevention.

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July 2020
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Interventions to Get Healthier Foods and Beverages into Schools

The July issue of AJPM features CPSTF findings and systematic review evidence for four intervention approaches to increase the availability of healthier foods and beverages in schools.

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July 2020
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Quit Tobacco! New Recommendation for Internet-based Interventions

The CPSTF recommends internet-based interventions to help adults stop using tobacco products.

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May 2020
The CPSTF will meet on Thursday June 11, 2020.

Join us for the CPSTF Meeting June 11

Join the CPSTF for this web-based meeting! Discussion topics will include cardiovascular disease prevention and control, tobacco cessation, and health equity.

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May 2020
Nominations are open for new members of the Community Preventive Services Task Force.

Community Preventive Services Task Force Seeks New Members

Do you know someone who should be a Community Preventive Services Task Force member? Nominations will be accepted through June 26, 2020.

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May 2020
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New CVD Implementation Resource

CDC’s Division of Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention released a new resource to help communities and health systems implement CPSTF-recommended telehealth interventions for cardiovascular disease prevention and management.

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