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Jan 6, 2020 - Announcement of a public meeting of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)/Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) Tribal Advisory Committee (TAC) on March 12-13, 2020. Registration is required and is due by February 21, 2020. Among other things, the meeting is designed to encourage collaboration with American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) tribal nations and to promote health equity and eliminate health disparities among AI/AN populations.
Source: Federal Register
Dec 23, 2019 - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is seeking comment on an information collection to help determine why people are getting sick after vaping/dabbing and to narrow the list of products, substances, and risk factors that require public health action. Comments on the information collection are due by February 21, 2020.
Source: Federal Register
Dec 3, 2019 - The Center for Disease Control and Prevention is seeking public comment to identify topics of public health importance to inform the Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF) evidence-based recommendations. The CDC will use the information to guide their selection of priority topics for the next five years. Comments are due by January 23, 2020.
Source: Federal Register