Top 5 Takeaways Definition and Scope of the Outbreak: Confirmed cases were tied to specific laboratory findings from stool samples among children visiting the community pool between May 31 and

Top 5 Takeaways Increased Incidence: A significant rise in nontoxigenic Corynebacterium diphtheriae cases in Washington, with numbers increasing tenfold from 2012–2017 to 2018–2023. High-Risk Populations: Most cases occurred among residents

Top 5 Takeaways Prevalence of Positive Childhood Experiences (PCEs): About 53.1% of adults reported experiencing six to seven PCEs, while 12.2% reported two or fewer, indicating a varied prevalence across

Top 5 Takeaways Prevalence of Smoking: In 2021, 12.1% of women reported smoking before pregnancy, 5.4% during pregnancy, and 7.2% postpartum. Smoking cessation during pregnancy was reported by 56.1% of

Top 5 Takeaways High Proportion of Injuries Among Minorities: Emergency department (ED) visits for pedestrian injuries were disproportionately higher among six racial and ethnic minority groups, with the visit proportions

Top 5 Takeaways High HIV Prevalence: 38% of transgender women surveyed reported a positive HIV test, highlighting the group’s significant risk. Socioeconomic Challenges: Factors like low income, homelessness, and severe