Open for Business: Visit HealthCare.gov to Enroll for 2017

Summary: Most people shopping on HealthCare.gov will be able to find health coverage for less than $75 per month after tax credits. The Health Insurance Marketplace is open for business! From now until January 31, people in every state can visit HealthCare.gov to shop for affordable, quality health coverage. This is our fourth Open Enrollment, … More Open for Business: Visit HealthCare.gov to Enroll for 2017

September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

One in 3 children in the United States is overweight or obese. Childhood obesity puts kids at risk for health problems that were once seen only in adults, like type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease. The good news? Childhood obesity can be prevented. Communities, health professionals, and families can work together to … More September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

August is National Immunization Awareness Month

Immunization helps prevent dangerous and sometimes deadly diseases. To stay protected against serious illnesses like the flu, measles, and pneumonia, adults need to get their shots – just like kids do. National Immunization Awareness Month is a great time to promote vaccines and remind family, friends, and coworkers to stay up to date on their … More August is National Immunization Awareness Month

July is National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

Did you know that 1 in 5 Americans experience a mental illness? Mental illness doesn’t choose who is affected by it, but culture, race, gender, or sexual orientation can affect access to treatment, support, and quality of care for many. In 2008, the U.S. House of Representatives designated July as Bebe Moore Campbell National Minority … More July is National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

Zika Discussion

The HHS Region IX Prevention Collaborative invites federal employees to join a discussion on the Zika Virus on March 29, 2016 from 1:30-2:00 PM in CMS Conference Room 5A/5B (5th floor). Featured speaker CAPT Nidhi Jain, Medical Officer (HRSA),  will cover the basics of the Zika Virus. Mark Young, Regional Administrator (ASPR), will then provide … More Zika Discussion