As mentioned in previous NCSD Federal Policy Updates, Congress is currently on recess until after Labor Day. Earlier this summer, Members of Congress had worked on an emergency funding package to address the Zika virus. Both chambers of Congress passed Zika emergency funding bi
This week, the House of Representatives’ Labor, Health, and Human Services Appropriations Subcommittee marked up their fiscal year (FY) 2017 LHHS Appropriations bill. The full draft bill can be found here. This bill flat-funds the National Center for HI
As noted in last week’s NCSD Federal Policy Update, the Senate marked up the fiscal year (FY) 2017 Labor, Health, and Human Services (LHHS) Appropriations Bill in subcommittee and full committee this week.
Next Tuesday, June 7th, the Senate’s Labor, Health and Human Services (LHHS) Subcommittee of the Appropriations Committee will mark-up their fiscal year (FY) 2017 appropriations bill. The LHHS bill is the bill that funds all of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The FY17 LHHS bill will then be marked up in the full Senate Committee on Thursday, June 9th.
NCSD has received multiple requests for information about sexual transmission of the Zika virus. We understand that several state and local STD programs are not included in discussions about Zika response, or about sexual transmission of cases.
April is just around the corner and that means, STD Awareness Month! To mark STD Awareness Month and raise our collective voices, NCSD has planned a number of activities that create opportunities for you to get engaged!
1. Virtual Hill Day for STD Prevention: April 26th