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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

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This week, the full House of Representatives' Appropriations Committee marked up their fiscal year (FY) Labor, Health, and Human Services Appropriations bill.

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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

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As has been noted in recent NCSD Federal Policy Updates, the Senate's fiscal year (FY) 2017 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations bill contains a proposed

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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. 

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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.

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January 18, 2016

Re: Draft Recommendation Statement for Syphilis Infection in Nonpregnant Adults and
Adolescents: Screening

Dear U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Members---

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As a proud partner of the National Female Condom Coalition, NCSD invites you to celebrate Global Female Condom Day with us on Friday, September 16th!  Global Female Condom Day is an annual day of education and advocacy to increase awareness, access, and use of female condoms around the world.

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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. 

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NCSD is pleased to release an infographic designed to help explain the amazing work of Disease Intervention Specialists and others who perform contact tracing for STDs.  The infogra

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