Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - In a new letter sent to governors, chief state school officers, state health officials and state Medicaid directors, the U.S. Departments of Education (ED) and Health and Human Services (HHS) recognize the critical role that healthcare coverage and health services play in ensuring all students are ready and able to learn, and recommend action steps to better coordinate health and education services for all students and their families.
CDC issues interim travel guidance related to Zika virus for 14 Countries and Territories in Central and South America and the Caribbean
Washington, DC - CDC has issued a travel alert (Level 2-Practice Enhanced Precautions) for people traveling to regions and certain countries where Zika virus transmission is ongoing: Brazil, Colombia, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Martinique, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Suriname, Venezuela, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.
DOE Announces $11 Million for Seven New Projects to Test New Options for Optimal Efficiency of the U.S. Electric Grid
Washington, DC - The Energy Department’s (DOE) Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) announced $11 million in funding for seven transformational projects that will develop realistic, open-access models and data repositories to aid in improving the U.S. electric grid.
Washington, DC - In the days immediately following the State of the Union, Cabinet officials are embarking on the “State of the Union: Cabinet In Your Community” road tour to engage Americans in small towns, big cities and Indian country about the advancements the Administration has made on the most important issues facing the American people, as well as the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead.
Reclamation Releases Final Environmental Documents for Grazing Authorization for Retired Lands in Fresno County
Fresno, California - The Bureau of Reclamation released the Final Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact for the issuance of a land use authorization, which will provide access to and allow for grazing of approximately 2,190 acres of land in Fresno, County.
Washington, DC - The U.S. Dietary Guidelines for Americans, which are released every five years, were issued last week and one of the new guidelines’ strongest recommendation is something that consumers have already caught on to - limiting sugar intake, reports