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Current CDC Updates

Joint Statement from the Census Bureau and Centers for Disease Control on Conducting 2020 Census Non-Response Follow-Up Interviews

Aug 10, 2020

In carrying out our respective missions, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are committed to protecting the health and safety of those we serve and employ. This is particularly important during the current COVID-19 health crisis.

Hear Her: CDC Campaign Highlights Warning Signs of Pregnancy-Related Deaths

Aug 10, 2020

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is launching Hear Her, a national campaign that brings attention to pregnancy-related deaths and provides education and encouragement to pregnant and postpartum women (within one year of delivery).

Nootkatone Now Registered by EPA

Aug 10, 2020

A new active ingredient, discovered and developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), has been registered by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for use in insecticides and insect repellents.

Investigation Update on Salmonella

Aug 07, 2020

CDC, several states, and FDA continue to investigate a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Newport infections linked to onions. More grocery stores and food manufacturers have recalled onions and food containing onions, and 244 more illnesses have been reported in the last week. An update is posted here: https://www.cdc.gov/salmonella/newport-07-20/index.html.

CDC Presents Inaugural Award for Advancements in Health Equity to Oregon's Lessie Williams

Aug 05, 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 Expects 2020 Outbreak of Life-Threatening Acute Flaccid Myelitis Transcript

Aug 04, 2020

Welcome, everyone, and thank you for standing by. At this time, I'd like to inform all participants that your lines are in a listen-only mode until the question and answer session of today's conference call. If you would like to ask a question please press star 1 on your phone. I will now turn the meeting over to our first speaker Ms. Michelle Bonds.

CDC Expects 2020 Outbreak of Life-Threatening Acute Flaccid Myelitis

Aug 04, 2020

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) anticipates that 2020 will be another peak year for cases of acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), an uncommon but serious neurologic condition that affects mostly children. The disease has peaked every two years between August and November in the United States since 2014.  Enteroviruses, particularly enterovirus-D68 (EV-D68), are likely responsible for these peaks in cases.

CDC Telebriefing: New Vital Signs Report

Aug 04, 2020

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) anticipates that 2020 will be another outbreak year for acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), an uncommon but serious neurologic condition.

Study highlights importance of CDC mitigation strategies

Jul 31, 2020

Today's MMWR on SARS-CoV-2 transmission at an overnight camp in Georgia found efficient spread of the virus among campers and staff while noting key steps to minimize the risk for SARS-CoV-2 introduction and transmission in camps were not strictly followed.

CMS and CDC announce provider reimbursement available for counseling patients to self-isolate at time of COVID-19 testing

Jul 30, 2020

Today, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are announcing that payment is available to physicians and health care providers to counsel patients, at the time of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) testing, about the importance of self-isolation after they are tested and prior to the onset of symptoms.

Transcript for CDC Telebriefing on New Resources and Tools to Support Opening Schools

Jul 24, 2020

Transcript for CDC Telebriefing on New Resources and Tools to Support Opening Schools.

The 30th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

Jul 24, 2020

On July 26, our nation will celebrate the 30th anniversary of the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), which provides protections against discrimination of people with disabilities in several areas including employment, education, health care, recreation, transportation, and housing.

CDC releases new resources and tools to support opening schools

Jul 23, 2020

Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is releasing new science-based resources and tools for school administrators, teachers, parents, guardians, and caregivers when schools open this fall.

Dr. Robert R. Redfield Statement on SARS-CoV-2 infections

Jul 22, 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.

Salmonella Investigation Notice

Jul 21, 2020

CDC and several states are investigating a rapidly growing outbreak of Salmonella Newport infections. A source of the infections has not been identified. The investigation notice is posted here: https://www.cdc.gov/salmonella/newport-07-20/index.html.

Cruise ship No Sail Order extended through September 2020

Jul 16, 2020

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced today the extension of a No Sail Order for cruise ships through September 30, 2020. This order continues to suspend passenger operations on cruise ships with the capacity to carry at least 250 passengers in waters subject to U.S. jurisdiction.

CDC Director Dr. Robert R. Redfield and HHS Chief Information Officer Jose Arrieta Remarks on HHS Protect

Jul 16, 2020

On Wednesday, July 15, CDC Director Robert Redfield and HHS Chief Information Officer Jose Arrieta provided an update for members of the media on HHS efforts to gather and disseminate real-time hospital data on COVID-19. Below are their statements as prepared for delivery.

CDC calls on Americans to wear masks to prevent COVID-19 spread

Jul 14, 2020

Americans are increasingly adopting the use of cloth face masks to slow the spread of COVID-19, and the latest science may convince even more to do so.

Transcript for the CDC Telebriefing Update on COVID-19

Jun 26, 2020

Transcript for the CDC Telebriefing: Update on 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

HHS Announces New Organ Transplant Guidance

Jun 25, 2020

Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS) published an updated solid organ transplant guideline to assess donors and monitor recipients for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), hepatitis B virus, and hepatitis C virus infections.

CDC Marks the End of the 2018 Ebola Outbreak in Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo

Jun 25, 2020

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is joining the global public health community to mark the end of the Ebola Virus Disease (Ebola) outbreak in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

CDC updates, expands list of people at risk of severe COVID-19 illness

Jun 25, 2020

Based on a detailed review of available evidence to date, CDC has updated and expanded the list of who is at increased risk for getting severely ill from COVID-19.

CDC Media Telebriefing: Update on COVID-19

Jun 25, 2020

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

CDC releases consolidated COVID-19 testing recommendations

Jun 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.

Transcript - CDC Media Telebriefing: Update on COVID-19

Jun 12, 2020

Transcript for the CDC Telebriefing: Update on 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

CDC Media Telebriefing: Update on COVID-19

Jun 12, 2020

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

HHS Announces New Laboratory Data Reporting Guidance for COVID-19 Testing

Jun 04, 2020

Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced new Guidance that specifies what additional data must be reported to HHS by laboratories along with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) test results.

United States Coronavirus (COVID-19) Death Toll Surpasses 100,000

May 28, 2020

Today the number of people in the United States who have died from COVID-19 surpassed 100,000. Families, friends, coworkers, loved ones and community members are grieving for each person who has been lost to this disease.

CDC updates COVID-19 transmission webpage to clarify information about types of spread

May 22, 2020

CDC actively reviews our website to make sure the content is accessible and clear for all types of audiences. As a result of one such review, edits were made to the organization of the COVID-19 transmission page, including adding a headline in an attempt to clarify other types of spread beyond person to person. This change was intended to make it easier to read, and was not a result of any new science.

CDC Releases Recommendations for Communities of Faith

May 22, 2020

Across America, states and localities are experiencing different stages of the COVID-19 pandemic. Many state and local officials have determined to begin moving gradually and strategically toward reopening their regions. Today, CDC published guidance to help prevent exposures to COVID-19 in facilities used by communities of faith and to keep their staff and attendees as healthy as possible as they exercise their faith.

CDC Health Scientist wins 2019 Arthur S. Flemming Award

May 22, 2020

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Control (CDC) health scientist Duncan R. MacCannell, PhD, has been named a winner of the 2019 Arthur S. Flemming Award.

CDC Investigation Notice - Salmonella Infections Linked to Live Poultry in Backyard Flocks

May 20, 2020

A CDC investigation notice regarding a multistate outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to contact with backyard poultry has been posted https://www.cdc.gov/salmonella/backyardpoultry-05-20/index.html.

CDC releases resources to assist states to open

May 20, 2020

Across America, states and localities are experiencing different phases of the COVID-19 pandemic. Many have chosen to begin moving gradually and strategically toward resuming civic life. To help states, tribes, localities, and territories, as well as businesses and community organizations operate as safely as possible during the COVID-19 pandemic, CDC released two new resources to aide in reopening.

HHS Delivers Funding to Expand Testing Capacity for States, Territories, Tribes

May 18, 2020

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is delivering $11 billion in new funding to support testing for COVID-19. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will provide $10.25 billion to states, territories, and local jurisdictions through CDC’s existing Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Prevention and Control of Emerging Infectious Diseases (ELC) cooperative agreement.

Media Statement from Dr. Robert Redfield, CDC Director; Dr. Steve Hahn, FDA Commissioner; and Dr. Anthony Fauci, NIAID Director

May 12, 2020

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) have together determined that government entities working in support of the COVID-19 response efforts are providing essential services and the current guidelines for critical infrastructure workers apply.

CDC scientists honored as 2020 Service to America Medal Finalists

May 08, 2020

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Control (CDC) scientists Dr. Vikram Krishnasamy, and Dr. Peter Briss and the 2019 Lung Injury Prevention Team, have been named finalists in the Partnership for Public Service’s annual Service to America awards.

HHS Announces CARES Act Funding Distribution to States and Localities in Support of COVID-19 Response

Apr 23, 2020

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is announcing upcoming action by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to provide additional resources to state and local jurisdictions in support of our nation’s response to the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

Confirmation of COVID-19 in Two Pet Cats in New York

Apr 22, 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 Announces Modifications and Extension of No Sail Order for All Cruise Ships

Apr 09, 2020

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced today the extension of a No Sail Order for all cruise ships.

Statement from CDC Director Robert R. Redfield, MD on the passing of Michael Patterson, Tips From Former Smokers ad participant

Apr 07, 2020

We are deeply saddened by the passing of Michael Patterson, 64, a U.S. Army veteran, an Alaska Native, and a member of the Tlingit tribe. At age 44, Michael was diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) caused by smoking.

HHS Announces Upcoming Funding Action to Provide $186 Million for COVID-19 Response

Apr 07, 2020

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is announcing upcoming action by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to provide $186,000,000 in funding for additional resources to state and local jurisdictions in support of our nation’s response to the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

CDC Launches New Weekly COVID-19 Surveillance Report

Apr 04, 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.

COVID-19-Related Phone Scams and Phishing Attacks

Apr 03, 2020

COVID-19-Related Phone Scams and Phishing Attacks

CDC Issues Domestic Travel Advisory for New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut

Mar 28, 2020

Due to extensive community transmission of COVID -19 in the area, CDC urges residents of New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut to refrain from non-essential domestic travel for 14 days effective immediately.

CDC Statement on COVID-19 Apple App

Mar 27, 2020

Today, Apple Inc. – in partnership with the White House Coronavirus Task Force and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) – released an app and website that guides Americans through a series of questions about their health and exposure to determine if they should seek care for COVID-19 symptoms.

CDC Statement on Self-Quarantine Guidance for Greater New York City Transportation and Delivery Workers

Mar 26, 2020

CDC Statement on Self-Quarantine Guidance for Greater New York City Transportation and Delivery Workers

Autism Prevalence Rises in Communities Monitored by CDC

Mar 26, 2020

One in 54 8-year-old children have been identified with autismording to an analysis of 2016 data published today in CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) Surveillance Summary.

CDC’s successful Tips From Former Smokers campaign returns on March 23

Mar 25, 2020

Today, a new round of straightforward ads kicks off the ninth year of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Tips From Former Smokers (Tips) campaign. Since 2012, the Tips campaign has profiled real people who are living with serious long-term health effects due to smoking cigarettes and secondhand smoke exposure.

Higher Daily Step Count Linked with Lower All-cause Mortality

Mar 24, 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.

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  • July 10 2020
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