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December 2016 Impact Brief
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December 2016
Staff Holiday Greeting 2016
NACDD Project Updates & News
Select State Health Departments to Participate in GIS Surveillance Training

NACDD congratulates Hawaii, Minnesota, Maryland, and New York for their selection as participants in the Phase IX of NACDD Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Training for Surveillance of Heart Disease, Stroke, and other Chronic Diseases in State Health Departments. Read More...
RFP: Seeking Contractor to Evaluate Communication Strategies in Cancer Prevention and Control

This request for proposals, offered by NACDD, with support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, solicits services of a contractor with expertise in evaluating health education, health communications and health promotion media campaigns and strategies. Funding support for this effort is provided by the CDC. Read More...
NACDD Employees Now First Aid/CPR/AED Certified

In efforts to "Raise the Bar" in 2017, the Meeting and Events Department, in conjunction with the American Red Cross, coordinated a First Aid/CPR/AED and Epinephrine training course. In this course, individuals learned basic life saving techniques to ensure our Meeting and Events staff, as well as other staff members, are always prepared onsite. Staff members who took part in the training will be certified for the next two years.

From left to right: Jillian Smith, Anissa Hackett, Dyrelle Haynes, Keisha Wilson, Schwanna Lakine, John Patton, Tamika Smith and Shay Tarver. 
Partner News
CDC Launches Data, Map Books for 500 Cities Project

CDC announced the launch of data and map books for the 500 Cities Project (available at The 500 Cities Project is a partnership between CDC's Division of Population Health in the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, the CDC Foundation, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Read More...
Project for Public Spaces Releases New Report

Project for Public Spaces' "The Case for Healthy Places: Improving Health through Placemaking" is a new report of peer-reviewed research that presents recommendations and evidence-based guidance for health institutions, partners and the community. Read More...
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Blog Posts
Healthy Holiday Living: Eating Out

If you are traveling this holiday season for work or to see family, chances are you may be eating out. Here are some tips from the American Diabetes Association on eating out right. Read More...
Help Encourage Inclusivity this Holiday Season

When you think about the holiday season, spending time with your family and shopping may be a few of your priorities in the coming weeks. Or maybe you’re helping plan a holiday party at your place of employment. The holiday season though can be so much more. Read More...
NACDD Supports Healthy Aging, Healthy Brain

November is National Alzheimer’s Disease and Awareness Month and Family Caregivers Month. Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia can be disruptive to daily life for many individuals and their families. Healthy aging, which NACDD promotes through numerous chronic disease prevention projects, supports a healthy brain and better quality of life for older adults and their caregivers. Read More...
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