The US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) seeks comments on a draft recommendation statement and draft evidence review on primary care interventions to prevent child maltreatment. The Task Force is calling for more research on how to prevent child maltreatment before it occurs in children and adolescents who do not show signs or symptoms of abuse and neglect. Please submit any comments you may have directly to the websites below. The USPSTF will accept comments until Monday, September 25, 2023.

Draft Recommendation Statement:

Draft Evidence Review:

You are also invited to share your submitted comments with us to help inform comments submitted from our office. If you wish to share your submitted feedback, please send your comments to Jacob Marzalik at by the end of the day Thursday, September 21, 2023.