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Due to the partial government shutdown, The National Clinical Care Commission (NCCC) has postponed its second meeting, originally scheduled for Wednesday, January 16, 2019, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. ET. The rescheduled meeting date will be announced soon, pending publication in the Federal Register.

ODPHP hosted the first NCCC in-person public meeting in October 2018.…

Cervical Health Awareness Month in January is a chance to share information about how women can protect themselves from HPV (human papillomavirus) and cervical cancer. HPV is a very common infection that spreads through sexual activity, and it causes almost all cases of cervical cancer.

The good news? The HPV vaccine (shots) can prevent HPV, and regular screening tests and follow-up care can help prevent cervical cancer.…

January 30 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET | Register now

Register for the next meeting of the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on National Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Objectives for 2030 (Committee). The Committee will:

Continue its deliberations regarding the Nation’s health promotion and disease prevention objectives Develop recommendations on topics including: The proposed Healthy People 2030 objectives Activities to implement the disease prevention and health promotion goals and objectives for the Nation

Be a part of the Healthy People 2030 development process.…