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Current CDC Updates

CDC’s Tips From Former Smokers® Campaign Returns With New Ads

Mar 01, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Tips From Former Smokers® (Tips®) campaign enters its 10th year today with new ads that encourage people who smoke to quit.

Media Statement from CDC Director Rochelle P. Walensky, MD, MPH, on Signing the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ Recommendation to Use Janssen’s COVID-19 Vaccine in People 18 and Older

Feb 28, 2021

CDC works 24/7 saving lives, protecting people from health threats, and saving money to have a more secure nation. A US federal agency, CDC helps make the healthy choice the easy choice by putting science and prevention into action. CDC works to help people live longer, healthier and more productive lives.

CDC has updated its food safety alert for a Listeria outbreak linked to queso fresco made by El Abuelito Cheese Inc.

Feb 27, 2021

CDC works 24/7 saving lives, protecting people from health threats, and saving money to have a more secure nation. A US federal agency, CDC helps make the healthy choice the easy choice by putting science and prevention into action. CDC works to help people live longer, healthier and more productive lives.

USG to Initiate Public Health Measures to Respond to Ebola in Guinea and DRC

Feb 26, 2021

CDC works 24/7 saving lives, protecting people from health threats, and saving money to have a more secure nation. A US federal agency, CDC helps make the healthy choice the easy choice by putting science and prevention into action. CDC works to help people live longer, healthier and more productive lives.

Listeria Outbreak Update CDC warns to avoid all Cheese Sold Under the Brand Name El Abuelito

Feb 24, 2021

CDC has updated its food safety alert for a Listeria outbreak linked to queso fresco made by El Abuelito Cheese Inc.: https://www.cdc.gov/listeria/outbreaks/hispanic-soft-cheese-02-21/index.html

CDC Offers Winter Safety Tips

Feb 17, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has been closely following the extreme weather events across the country and offers these tips to help keep you and your family safe.

Transcript: CDC Update on COVID-19

Feb 12, 2021

Transcript: CDC Update on COVID-19

CDC Food Safety Alert: CDC investigating fast-moving outbreak of Listeria infections

Feb 12, 2021

A CDC food safety alert regarding a multistate outbreak of Listeria infections linked to Hispanic-style fresh and soft cheeses has been posted: https://www.cdc.gov/listeria/outbreaks/hispanic-soft-cheese-02-21/index.html

CDC Media Telebriefing: Update on COVID-19

Feb 12, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will provide an update to media on the COVID-19 response.

CDC investigating multistate E. coli outbreak with unknown food source

Feb 03, 2021

A CDC Investigation Notice about a new multistate outbreak of E. coli O157: E. coli Outbreak with Unknown Food Source.

CDC requires wearing of face masks while on public transportation and at transportation hubs

Jan 30, 2021

CDC works 24/7 saving lives, protecting people from health threats, and saving money to have a more secure nation. A US federal agency, CDC helps make the healthy choice the easy choice by putting science and prevention into action. CDC works to help people live longer, healthier and more productive lives.

Media Statement from CDC Director Rochelle P. Walensky, MD, MPH, on Extending the Eviction Moratorium

Jan 29, 2021

CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky signed an extension to the order determining the evictions of tenants for failure to make rent or housing payments could be detrimental to public health control measures to slow the spread of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. This extension will carry this order that was scheduled to expire January 31, 2021 through March 31, 2021.

South Carolina detects first US cases associated with variant first detected in South Africa

Jan 28, 2021

CDC is aware that the first US documented cases of the B 1.351 variant of SARS-CoV-2, which was first detected in South Africa, have been identified in South Carolina.

CDC estimates 1 in 5 people in the U.S. have a sexually transmitted infection

Jan 25, 2021

New data published by the CDC estimate that on any given day in 2018, 1 in 5 people in the U.S. had a sexually transmitted infection (STI). The analyses, published in the journal Sexually Transmitted Diseases, show the burden of diagnosed and undiagnosed STIs in the U.S. and the estimated medical costs associated with STIs.

Media Statement from CDC Director Rochelle P. Walensky, MD, MPH, on Extending the Eviction Moratorium

Jan 20, 2021

Media Statement from CDC Director Rochelle P. Walensky, MD, MPH, on Extending the Eviction Moratorium.

Media Statement from Rochelle P. Walensky, MD, MPH, CDC Director and ATSDR Administrator

Jan 20, 2021

Today, Rochelle P. Walensky, MD, MPH, officially begins her post as the 19th director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the ninth administrator of the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR). U.S. President Joe Biden selected Dr. Walensky to lead the agency in December. Dr. Walensky comes to CDC from Massachusetts General Hospital, where she served as Chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases from 2017-2020; and Harvard Medical School, where she served as Professor of Medicine from 2012-2020. Additional biographical information is available on the CDC website.

CDC Expands Negative COVID-19 Test Requirement to All Air Passengers Entering the United States

Jan 12, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expanding the requirement for a negative COVID-19 test to all air passengers entering the United States.

HHS Announces $22 Billion in Funding to Support Expanded Testing, Vaccination Distribution

Jan 07, 2021

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) today announced two upcoming actions by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to provide more than $22 billion in funding to states, localities, and territories in support of the nation’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, as directed by the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act.

Transcript: CDC Update on COVID-19

Jan 06, 2021

CDC works 24/7 saving lives, protecting people from health threats, and saving money to have a more secure nation. A US federal agency, CDC helps make the healthy choice the easy choice by putting science and prevention into action. CDC works to help people live longer, healthier and more productive lives.

CDC Media Telebriefing: Update on COVID-19

Jan 06, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will provide an update to media on the COVID-19 response.

Transcript: CDC Update on COVID-19

Dec 30, 2020

CDC works 24/7 saving lives, protecting people from health threats, and saving money to have a more secure nation. A US federal agency, CDC helps make the healthy choice the easy choice by putting science and prevention into action. CDC works to help people live longer, healthier and more productive lives.

CDC Media Telebriefing: Update on COVID-19

Dec 30, 2020

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will provide an update to media on the COVID-19 response.

CDC 2020 in Review

Dec 29, 2020

In 2020 CDC worked around the clock – and around the globe – to protect Americans from health threats. While the COVID-19 pandemic has dominated the news, a number of other public health and scientific advancements are worth highlighting.

CDC to Require Negative COVID-19 Test for Air Travelers from the United Kingdom to the U.S.

Dec 24, 2020

Today, President Trump is taking another step to protect the health of the American people by requiring air passengers arriving from the United Kingdom (U.K.) to test negative, via PCR or Antigen test, no more than 72 hours before departure from the U.K. to the United States.

Media Statement from CDC Director Robert R. Redfield on Vaccine Milestone

Dec 23, 2020

The United States achieved an early but important milestone today – jurisdictions have now reported that more than 1 million people have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine since administration began 10 days ago.

Overdose Deaths Accelerating During COVID-19

Dec 18, 2020

Over 81,000 drug overdose deaths occurred in the United States in the 12 months ending in May 2020, the highest number of overdose deaths ever recorded in a 12-month period, according to recent provisional data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Tobacco Product Use Down Among Youths in 2020

Dec 17, 2020

A report out today from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in collaboration with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), found that current tobacco product use declined among U.S. middle and high school students from 2019 to 2020—driven by decreases in e-cigarette, cigar, and smokeless tobacco use. However, the National Youth Tobacco Survey (NYTS) data analysis also found that about 1 in 6 (nearly 4.5 million) students were current users of some type of tobacco product in 2020.

Media Statement from CDC Director Robert R. Redfield on Signing the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ recommendation to use Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine in people 16 and older

Dec 13, 2020

CDC works 24/7 saving lives, protecting people from health threats, and saving money to have a more secure nation. A US federal agency, CDC helps make the healthy choice the easy choice by putting science and prevention into action. CDC works to help people live longer, healthier and more productive lives.

CDC expands local area health estimates to include data for the entire U.S. New PLACES data help inform local health decisions

Dec 09, 2020

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced the expansion of the 500 Cities Project, a 2016 initiative to provide city- and neighborhood-level health estimates for a large portion of the nation’s population. The project is being renamed PLACES, and now provides Population Level Analysis and Community Estimates to the entire United States to show the prevalence of chronic diseases and the health impacts on underserved communities.

CDC Statement Regarding ACIP Recommendations

Dec 03, 2020

CDC Director Dr. Robert Redfield would like to thank the ACIP for all of their work in crafting these recommendations as interim guidance that both 1) health care personnel and 2) residents of long-term care facilities be offered COVID-19 vaccine in the initial phase of the vaccination program.  Dr. Redfield supports their recommendations and has signed the memo and accepted these interim recommendations.

Transcript for CDC Telebriefing on the COVID-19 Outbreak

Dec 02, 2020

Transcript for the CDC Telebriefing on the COVID-19 Outbreak, November 19, 2020.

CDC MEDIA TELEBRIEFING: Update on COVID-19

Dec 01, 2020

CDC works 24/7 saving lives, protecting people from health threats, and saving money to have a more secure nation. A US federal agency, CDC helps make the healthy choice the easy choice by putting science and prevention into action. CDC works to help people live longer, healthier and more productive lives.

Media Statement from CDC Director Robert R. Redfield, M.D., in Observance of World AIDS Day 2020

Dec 01, 2020

World AIDS Day presents an important moment to pause, and acknowledge the innovation of the community that has been crucial to fighting disruptions to HIV care, treatment, and prevention efforts that are underway around the world.

Transcript for CDC Telebriefing on the COVID-19 Outbreak

Nov 19, 2020

Transcript for the CDC Telebriefing on the COVID-19 Outbreak, November 19, 2020.

50.6 Million U.S. Adults Currently Use Tobacco Products

Nov 19, 2020

Findings from a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report released today show that approximately 1 in 5 U.S. adults reported currently using a tobacco product in 2019, with about 80% of those adults reporting that they use combustible products such as cigarettes.

CDC MEDIA TELEBRIEFING: Update on COVID-19

Nov 18, 2020

CDC works 24/7 saving lives, protecting people from health threats, and saving money to have a more secure nation. A US federal agency, CDC helps make the healthy choice the easy choice by putting science and prevention into action. CDC works to help people live longer, healthier and more productive lives.

Ebola Outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo Ends

Nov 18, 2020

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) joins the global public health community in marking the end of the Ebola Virus Disease (Ebola) outbreak in Equateur Province.

CDC Expands U.S. Diabetes Surveillance System with new Social Determinants of Health Module

Nov 17, 2020

The Centers for Disease and Control and Prevention (CDC) has expanded the U.S. Diabetes Surveillance System with a new social determinants of health (SDOH) module to help identify under-resourced areas of the United States and assess the potential impact of health disparities on diabetes burden and risk factors.

CDC Awards $1.5 Million for Research to Reduce Exposures to Workplace Hazards through Robotic Technology

Nov 16, 2020

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has awarded $1.5 million over three years to the University of Illinois at Chicago and Worcester Polytechnic Institute to fund projects aimed at reducing workers’ exposures to hazards through the development and use of collaborative robots, or co-robots.

CDC Investigation Notice: CDC investigating outbreak of E. coli infections

Nov 10, 2020

A CDC Investigation Notice regarding a multistate outbreak of E. coli 0157:H7 infections has been posted.

CDC Issues Framework for Resuming Safe and Responsible Cruise Ship Passenger Operations

Oct 30, 2020

Today the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a Framework for Conditional Sailing Order that introduces a phased approach for the safe and responsible resumption of passenger cruises.

CDC Opens New South America Regional Office in Brazil

Oct 30, 2020

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today opened its new South America regional office in Brasilia, Brazil. The new regional office strengthens CDC’s ability to meet its mission of protecting Americans by responding more rapidly to health threats wherever they occur and building key relationships to tackle shared health priorities.

National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week: Get the Facts – and Get Your Home and Child Tested

Oct 23, 2020

U.S. health, housing, and environmental agencies warn that some 3.6 million U.S. families risk permanent harm to their children because their homes are contaminated with lead-based paint.

CDC investigating Multistate Outbreak of Listeria Infections Linked to Deli Meats

Oct 23, 2020

A CDC food safety alert regarding a multistate outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes infections has been posted.

CDC Media Telebriefing Transcript on Operation Warp Speed

Oct 23, 2020

CDC works 24/7 saving lives, protecting people from health threats, and saving money to have a more secure nation. A US federal agency, CDC helps make the healthy choice the easy choice by putting science and prevention into action. CDC works to help people live longer, healthier and more productive lives.

HHS Secretary Alex Azar and CDC Director Dr. Robert R. Redfield to give update on COVID-19 response, Operation Warp Speed

Oct 20, 2020

Credentialed media are invited to join Secretary Azar and Dr. Redfield for a press briefing and Q&A.

CDC and the American Mosquito Control Association Collaborate on First-ever Comprehensive Resources for Mosquito Control in Areas Affected by Natural Disasters

Oct 13, 2020

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA) have collaborated to provide the first-ever comprehensive volume of resources to guide mosquito control in areas affected by natural disasters, such as hurricanes and flooding in this special edition of the Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association (JAMCA).

CDC shares guidance on how to stay safe during and after Hurricane Delta

Oct 09, 2020

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is sharing important information to keep you and your family safe during and immediately after Hurricane Delta.

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