ICF International Wins $15.8 million CDC Contract

Fairfax-based ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI), will aid the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in studying "At-risk Youth".

Services will be provided to conduct two surveys and one study including the national Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS), the National Youth Tobacco Survey (NYTS), and the School Health Policies and Practices Study (SHPPS). The government contractor will study health-risk behavior of middle and high school students

The $15.8 million contract will last over five years or 70 months

“We are proud to continue to support the important work of the CDC through implementation of surveillance systems such as the YRBS, NYTS, and SHPPS, which support its mission to monitor adolescent health risk behavior, as well as policies and practices that affect students' learning environment,” stated Rocco Russo, vice president for ICF International. “These studies will provide a multi-dimensional perspective of the interrelated factors affecting student health and coordinated school health programs.”

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