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CDC COVID Data Tracker - Cases and Deaths by State
Posted: January 27, 2021, 5:56 pm
You can plan and make decisions now that will protect you and your family during a COVID-19 outbreak. Learn what you can do to prepare your home and family.
Posted: January 27, 2021, 5:00 am
People who have recovered from COVID-19 have antibodies in their blood that may help treat people who have recently contracted the virus. But this treatment needs eligible Americans to help by donating their plasma.
Posted: January 27, 2021, 5:00 am
Forecasts show national and state level cumulative reported and predicted deaths since the beginning of the pandemic.
Posted: January 27, 2021, 5:00 am
CDC works with partners to bring together weekly forecasts for COVID-19 deaths in one place. These forecasts have been developed independently and shared publicly. It is important to bring these forecasts together to help understand how they compa...
Posted: January 27, 2021, 5:00 am
Learn about COVID-19 seroprevalence survey types from CDC.
Posted: January 27, 2021, 5:00 am
Learn about COVID-19 forecasts and modeling for new hospitalizations.
Posted: January 27, 2021, 5:00 am
Learn about COVID-19 forecasts and modeling for new hospitalizations.
Posted: January 27, 2021, 5:00 am
This webpage describes the criteria for and status of cruise ship response plans required for crew disembarkation with commercial travel.
Posted: January 27, 2021, 5:00 am
The best way to prevent COVID-19 infection is to avoid exposure to this virus and follow these everyday preventative actions.
Posted: January 27, 2021, 5:00 am
Resources for Correctional and Detention Facilities
Posted: January 27, 2021, 5:00 am
The CDC recommends essential workers be included among those offered the first supply of COVID-19 vaccines.
Posted: January 27, 2021, 5:00 am
If you're an essential worker, it's important to find out where to get vaccinated as soon as it is available to you.
Posted: January 27, 2021, 5:00 am
Resources for State, Local, Territorial and Tribal Health Departments
Posted: January 27, 2021, 5:00 am
To keep your workplace healthy, consider offering free, on-site COVID-19 vaccination at your business locations.
Posted: January 27, 2021, 5:00 am
This section describes the necessary skills and training for the workforce needed to quickly scale up COVID-19 case investigation and contact tracing activities.
Posted: January 26, 2021, 5:00 am
CDC offers the following checklist to share ways construction employers and workers can protect themselves, staff, and communities, and slow the spread of COVID-19.
Posted: January 26, 2021, 5:00 am
COVID-19 Contact Tracing Training Guidance and Resources
Posted: January 26, 2021, 5:00 am
Testing 1-3 days before and 2-5 days after travel may reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19. Testing does not eliminate all risk, but when combined with everyday precautions like wearing masks, social distancing, and handwashing, it can make trave...
Posted: January 26, 2021, 5:00 am
Learn what construction workers need to know during COVID-19.
Posted: January 26, 2021, 5:00 am
American citizens, lawful permanent residents, and their families who have been in one of the countries listed in the past 14 days will be allowed to enter the United States but will be redirected to one of 13 airports.
Posted: January 26, 2021, 5:00 am
Information and frequently asked questions about requirement for proof of negative COVID-19 test or recovery from COVID-19 for all air passengers arriving in the United States
Posted: January 26, 2021, 5:00 am
FAQs for administrators, staff, people who are incarcerated, families
Posted: January 26, 2021, 5:00 am
Employers, use this toolkit to plan, prepare, and respond as you reintegrate employees into the workplace.
Posted: January 26, 2021, 5:00 am
Messages and graphics to support COVID-19 vaccination efforts.
Posted: January 26, 2021, 5:00 am
Photos of MERS-CoV and additional information for general public, media, healthcare professionals and laboratories...
Posted: January 26, 2021, 5:00 am
Federal staffing resources for health departments.
Posted: January 26, 2021, 5:00 am
Publications from CDC lab professionals during the 2019 novel coronavirus outbreak.
Posted: January 26, 2021, 5:00 am
The CDC has designed a toolkit to help community-based organizations (CBOs) educate communities about new COVID-19 vaccines.
Posted: January 26, 2021, 5:00 am
Answers to frequently asked questions regarding laboratory testing, biosafety and COVID-19.
Posted: January 26, 2021, 5:00 am
The CDC has designed a toolkit to help community-based organizations (CBOs) educate communities about new COVID-19 vaccines.
Posted: January 26, 2021, 5:00 am
Reporting COVID-19 Laboratory Data
Posted: January 26, 2021, 5:00 am
Answers to frequently asked questions concerning how administrators, teachers, and parents should respond to COVID-19.
Posted: January 25, 2021, 5:00 am
Name: BNT162b2Manufacturer: Pfizer, Inc., and BioNTechType of vaccine: mRNANumber of shots: 2 shots, 21 days apartHow given: Shot in the muscle of the upper arm
Posted: January 25, 2021, 5:00 am
Information about the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine including name, manufacturer, type of vaccine, number of shots, how it is given and links to ingredient information.
Posted: January 25, 2021, 5:00 am
View a map showing the number of confirmed cases in each state of the new COVID-19 variant (B.1.1.7) in the United States.
Posted: January 25, 2021, 5:00 am
Answers to commonly asked questions about COVID-19 vaccines, including vaccine cost, availability, and types.
Posted: January 25, 2021, 5:00 am
Healthcare professionals, find trainings on PPE use, nonpharmaceutical interventions, emergency preparedness and response, and more.
Posted: January 25, 2021, 5:00 am
FAQ for Healthcare Professionals
Posted: January 25, 2021, 5:00 am
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Home Page
Posted: January 24, 2021, 5:00 am
This page includes information about Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) for travelers and travel-related industries.
Posted: January 24, 2021, 5:00 am
Because COVID-19 is a new disease with new vaccines, you may have questions about what happens before, during, and after your appointment to get vaccinated. These tips will help you know what to expect when you get vaccinated, what information you...
Posted: January 22, 2021, 5:00 am
COVIDView
Posted: January 22, 2021, 5:00 am
Suggestions for individuals, partners, and ministries of health to mitigate COVID-19 transmission in low-resource environments and considerations associated with each measure.
Posted: January 22, 2021, 5:00 am
Healthcare Facilities That Have Implemented COVID-19 Electronic Case Reporting
Posted: January 22, 2021, 5:00 am
Learn more about how at-home testing and collection allow you to collect a specimen at home and either send it to a testing facility or perform the test at home.
Posted: January 22, 2021, 5:00 am
CDC has learned of reports that some people have experienced severe allergic reactions-also known as anaphylaxis-after getting a COVID-19 vaccine. As an example, an allergic reaction is considered severe when a person needs to be treated with epin...
Posted: January 22, 2021, 5:00 am
Learn about COVID-19 vaccine planning, how vaccine recommendations will be made, and the work going into ensuring the safety of COVID-19 vaccines.
Posted: January 22, 2021, 5:00 am
Stress and Coping
Posted: January 22, 2021, 5:00 am
COVID-19 Vaccination Toolkits for Medical Centers, Clinics, and Pharmacies, Long-term Care Facilities, Essential Workers, Community Based Organizations
Posted: January 22, 2021, 5:00 am
Use this tool to prevent and control infections in nursing homes during COVID-19.
Posted: January 22, 2021, 5:00 am
​When Colorado opened one of the first drive-through COVID-19 testing sites in the United States, CDC epidemiologist Jennifer Lehman was deployed to help. She didn't expect to become the subject of a widely used photo in news stories and an ad. ​
Posted: January 22, 2021, 5:00 am
Workplace SARS-CoV-2 Testing: Consent Elements and Disclosures highlights elements of employee consent for workplace COVID-19 testing and recommended disclosures to assist employers and healthcare providers in supporting employee decision-making a...
Posted: January 21, 2021, 5:00 am
Essential Services and Critical Infrastructure
Posted: January 21, 2021, 5:00 am
Schools play an important role in educating students about disease prevention within their homes and communities. Many children and adolescents rely on key services provided by schools, such as school meal programs. Schools are considered safe hav...
Posted: January 21, 2021, 5:00 am
This webpage shares the steps taken by health departments to conduct contact tracing for both individuals who have been diagnosed with and exposed to COVID-19.
Posted: January 21, 2021, 5:00 am
Provides information on testing for coronavirus infection, including how to decide about testing, how to get a test, and what to do after a viral test.
Posted: January 21, 2021, 5:00 am
Learn about Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), including symptoms, complications, transmission, prevention, treatment, and summary updates of the outbreak.
Posted: January 21, 2021, 5:00 am
Quarantine recommendations specific for correctional facilities and detention centers during the outbreak of COVID-19
Posted: January 21, 2021, 5:00 am
CDC's rapid risk assessment protocol for point of entry capacity provides a qualitative assessment tool for determining public health needs and capabilities at a point of entry (POE) to address Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) preparedness and ...
Posted: January 21, 2021, 5:00 am
Purpose: This document offers a series of strategies or options to optimize supplies of isolation gowns in healthcare settings when there is limited supply. It does not address other aspects of pandemic planning; for those, healthcare facilities c...
Posted: January 21, 2021, 5:00 am
Resources for Community and Faith-Based Leaders
Posted: January 21, 2021, 5:00 am
The following print-only materials have been developed to support v-safe and vaccine safety.
Posted: January 20, 2021, 5:00 am
Antibody Testing
Posted: January 20, 2021, 5:00 am
Find resources, guidance, and information for treating and preventing COVID-19 in non-U.S. healthcare settings.
Posted: January 20, 2021, 5:00 am
Strategies to ensure adequate provision of care for mildly to moderately ill COVID-19 patients, and delivery of other non-COVID-19 essential health services during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Posted: January 20, 2021, 5:00 am
Strategy defines CDC program priorities & guides development of criteria for monitoring & evaluating impact for CDC's global response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Posted: January 20, 2021, 5:00 am
List of public service announcements related to coronavirus.
Posted: January 20, 2021, 5:00 am
The COVID-19 pandemic is a serious global health threat and CDC is committed to stopping the global spread. CDC has a long history of improving public health capacity throughout the world to contain outbreaks at their source and minimize their imp...
Posted: January 20, 2021, 5:00 am
Schools & Childcare: Guidance for School Settings
Posted: January 20, 2021, 5:00 am
Winter holiday gatherings with family and friends are fun but can increase the chances of getting or spreading COVID-19 or the flu. Follow these tips to make your winter holidays safer.
Posted: January 20, 2021, 5:00 am
COVID 19 classroom setup for schools and childcare programs
Posted: January 20, 2021, 5:00 am
Until we learn more about how this virus affects animals, treat pets as you would other human family members to protect them from a possible infection.
Posted: January 20, 2021, 5:00 am
People who use drugs or have substance use disorder and medical professionals can find information about drug use during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Posted: January 20, 2021, 5:00 am
Forecasts show national and state level cumulative reported and predicted deaths since the beginning of the pandemic. CDC is working with partners to bring together weekly COVID-19 forecasts in one place.
Posted: January 20, 2021, 5:00 am
Access tools and resources from CDC's global COVID webinars.
Posted: January 20, 2021, 5:00 am
People with disabilities and those who support them can take steps to prevent illness and stay healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Posted: January 20, 2021, 5:00 am
People with developmental and behavioral disorders and those who care for them can take steps to prevent illness and stay healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Posted: January 20, 2021, 5:00 am
COVID-19 can affect your respiratory tract (nose, throat, lungs), cause an asthma attack, and possibly lead to pneumonia and acute respiratory disease.
Posted: January 20, 2021, 5:00 am
Learn about COVID-19 forecasts and modeling for new cases.
Posted: January 20, 2021, 5:00 am
Learn about the distinctive challenges facing rural communities during the COVID-19 pandemic and how rural communities can respond.
Posted: January 20, 2021, 5:00 am
Strategies to ensure adequate provision of care for mildly to moderately ill COVID-19 patients, and delivery of other non-COVID-19 essential health services during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Posted: January 20, 2021, 5:00 am
Suggestions for individuals, partners, and ministries of health to mitigate COVID-19 transmission in low-resource environments and considerations associated with each measure.
Posted: January 20, 2021, 5:00 am
Get help using v-safe, the health checker for COVID-19 vaccinations.
Posted: January 20, 2021, 5:00 am
Communication Resources for Travelers regarding travel health alerts and COVID-19.
Posted: January 20, 2021, 5:00 am
Find CDC guidance to plan and respond throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
Posted: January 20, 2021, 5:00 am
Find resources for global COVID-19 surveillance, contract tracing, and investigations.
Posted: January 20, 2021, 5:00 am
Find COVID-19 resources for non U.S.-setting healthcare personnel, public health professionals, and communities.
Posted: January 20, 2021, 5:00 am
Provides a tool to help parents, caregivers, and guardians weigh risks and benefits of in-person and virtual learning to decide how to send children back to school.
Posted: January 19, 2021, 5:00 am
Animals and Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
Posted: January 19, 2021, 5:00 am
Increased stress can lead to increases in alcohol and substance use. If you or someone you care about is starting to use alcohol or other substances, or is increasing their use during the COVID-19 pandemic, there are resources that may help.
Posted: January 19, 2021, 5:00 am
Going Out
Posted: January 19, 2021, 5:00 am
Seasonal Influenza (Flu)
Posted: January 19, 2021, 5:00 am
COVIDTracer is a spreadsheet-based tool that allows state- and local-level public health officials and policy makers to compare between three different contact tracing/monitoring strategies.
Posted: January 19, 2021, 5:00 am
Safety is a top priority for COVID-19 vaccines. Learn how the U.S. vaccine safety system is ensuring the safety of COVID-19 vaccines.
Posted: January 19, 2021, 5:00 am
Search COVID-19 risk assessment by country larger map
Posted: January 19, 2021, 5:00 am
This document is provided by CDC and is intended for use in non-US healthcare settings. This document provides guidance on the identification or screening of healthcare workers and inpatients with suspected COVID-19.
Posted: January 19, 2021, 5:00 am
Learn the 10 things healthcare professionals need to know about where U.S. COVID-19 vaccination planning currently stands.
Posted: January 19, 2021, 5:00 am
Workplaces and Businesses
Posted: January 19, 2021, 5:00 am
Most confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported from China have occurred in adults.
Posted: January 19, 2021, 5:00 am
Learn how to prepare for and respond to COVID-19 in dialysis facilities.
Posted: January 17, 2021, 5:00 am
Since November 2020, the United Kingdom (UK) has reported a rapid increase in COVID-19 cases in London and southeast England. This rapid increase in cases has been linked to a different version-or variant-of the virus that causes COVID-19 (SARS-Co...
Posted: January 15, 2021, 5:00 am
Access tools, workflow, and program guidance for COVID-19 contact tracing.
Posted: January 15, 2021, 5:00 am
Overview of what you should know about the different COVID-19 vaccines, including vaccine types and how they work to provide protection against COVID-19, which vaccines have been authorized and recommended in the United States, and which are in Ph...
Posted: January 15, 2021, 5:00 am
Multiple SARS-CoV-2 variants are circulating globally, and several new variants emerged in the fall of 2020. Scientists are working to learn more about these variants to better understand how easily they might be transmitted and whether currently ...
Posted: January 15, 2021, 5:00 am
Requirement for Proof of Negative COVID-19 Test for All Air Passengers Arriving from the UK to the US
Posted: January 15, 2021, 5:00 am
The following interim guidance is intended to help reduce the risk of introducing and transmitting SARS-CoV-2 in cleaner air shelters and cleaner air spaces.
Posted: January 15, 2021, 5:00 am
This toolkit provides web links, fact sheets, posters and other resources for childcare facilities and consumers.
Posted: January 15, 2021, 5:00 am
This toolkit provides web links, fact sheets, posters, and other resources for summer camp administrators, parents and attendees.
Posted: January 14, 2021, 5:00 am
COVID-19 guidance and tools to help retirement communities make decisions, protect their residents and staff, and communicate with their communities.
Posted: January 14, 2021, 5:00 am
Guidance and tools to help homeless service providers make decisions and protect and communicate with staff and with people who are experiencing homelessness during COVID-19
Posted: January 14, 2021, 5:00 am
Toolkit for Employees and Worker Safety
Posted: January 14, 2021, 5:00 am
Considerations for rapid response team composition, structure, and roles for COVID-19 response.
Posted: January 14, 2021, 5:00 am
When planning to host or attend a holiday celebration, consider the risk of getting or spreading COVID-19 during different activities.
Posted: January 14, 2021, 5:00 am
Videos, Social Media, PSAs, Print Resources, Checklists, FAQs, and Web Resources to help colleges and universities protect students, faculty and staff.
Posted: January 14, 2021, 5:00 am
COVID-19 guidance and tools to help owners, administrators, or operators of shared housing facilities make decisions, protect, and communicate with residents, staff, and public health officials.
Posted: January 14, 2021, 5:00 am
Guidance and tools to help community and faith-based organizations make decisions, protect their employees, volunteers, and members, and communicate with their communities.
Posted: January 14, 2021, 5:00 am
Guidance and tools to help youth sports administrators and coaches make decisions, protect their players and staff, and communicate with their communities.
Posted: January 14, 2021, 5:00 am
Guidance and tools to help domestic travelers make decisions and protect themselves and others from getting sick.
Posted: January 14, 2021, 5:00 am
Guidance and tools to help businesses make decisions, protect their staff, and communicate with their communities.
Posted: January 14, 2021, 5:00 am
Toolkit to help keep K-12 school students and teachers safe during COVID-19 outbreak.
Posted: January 14, 2021, 5:00 am
Lower the likelihood of being exposed to COVID-19 by meeting people who don't live with you outdoors. Read options for indoor and outdoor activities.
Posted: January 14, 2021, 5:00 am
This toolkit provides COVID-19 related web links, fact sheets, social media and other resources for young adults age 18 to 24.
Posted: January 14, 2021, 5:00 am
Guidance and tools to help youth sports administrators and coaches make decisions, protect their players and staff, and communicate with their communities.
Posted: January 14, 2021, 5:00 am
This Toolkit provides web links, social media, posters and other COVID-19 related resources for people 15 to 17.
Posted: January 14, 2021, 5:00 am
COVID-19 guidance and tools to help tribal organizations make decisions, communicate with their members, and protect their families and communities.
Posted: January 14, 2021, 5:00 am
Guidance and tools to help older adults and other people at higher risk protect themselves and their families. These resources can also help people who work with populations at higher risk make decisions, protect themselves and others, and communi...
Posted: January 14, 2021, 5:00 am
Learn to integrate COVID-19 into an existing Acute Febrile Illness surveillance system.
Posted: January 13, 2021, 5:00 am
Protect Your Community: get answers to common questions and accurate information about the COVID-19 vaccines.
Posted: January 13, 2021, 5:00 am
COVID-19 spreads mainly from person to person through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs, sneezes, or talks. These droplets can land in the mouths or noses of people who are nearby or possibly be inhaled into the lungs.
Posted: January 13, 2021, 5:00 am
Frequently Asked Questions regarding travel during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Posted: January 13, 2021, 5:00 am
Ongoing mitigation guidance, mitigation guidance, and prevention and support for retirement communities.
Posted: January 13, 2021, 5:00 am
Information about COVID-19 in Nursing Homes and Long-Term Care Facilities
Posted: January 13, 2021, 5:00 am
This document aims to provide critical COVID-19 information metrics by technical area that response leaders in non-U.S. settings can request to aid in informing COVID-19 response decisions. This document includes a set of core metrics within 10 te...
Posted: January 13, 2021, 5:00 am
Guidance and tools to help administrators of correctional and detention facilities make decisions and protect and communicate with staff, people who are incarcerated, and their communities during COVID-19.
Posted: January 12, 2021, 5:00 am
Markets are a critical place of commerce and a source of many essential goods, but they can pose potential risks for COVID-19 transmission. This document provides suggestions for mitigating COVID-19 transmission in markets in low-resource settings...
Posted: January 12, 2021, 5:00 am
This document provides suggestions for how Community Health Workers can support home-based care in low resource settings, including different actions community health workers can take to support patients, their families, and their communities duri...
Posted: January 12, 2021, 5:00 am
If essential malaria interventions are significantly disrupted due to COVID-19 challenges, numbers of malaria cases will significantly increase, and death rates could double.
Posted: January 12, 2021, 5:00 am
Learn COVID-19 operational considerations to implement immunization services in non-US countries with low or middle incomes.
Posted: January 12, 2021, 5:00 am
Cloth face coverings are an additional step to help slow the spread of COVID-19 when combined with every day preventive actions and social distancing in public settings.
Posted: January 12, 2021, 5:00 am
The objective of screening is to reduce the international spread of communicable disease by detecting departing travelers who are sick or who have been exposed to the disease and preventing them from leaving the country they are in (exit screening...
Posted: January 11, 2021, 5:00 am
Frequently asked questions about COVID-19 vaccination in correctional and detention centers. For general information about COVID-19 vaccine, please see the CDC COVID-19 Vaccine Information page.
Posted: January 11, 2021, 5:00 am
Vaccinating LTCF residents will save lives. Making sure LTCF residents can receive COVID-19 vaccination as soon as vaccines are available will help save the lives of those who are most at risk of dying from COVID-19. According to ACIP's recommenda...
Posted: January 11, 2021, 5:00 am
COVID-19 vaccination will help protect you from getting COVID-19. You may have some side effects, which are a normal sign that your body is building protection. These side effects may affect your ability to do daily activities, but they should go ...
Posted: January 11, 2021, 5:00 am
Help protect faith and community volunteers stay safe in the context of COVID-19, when providing spiritual and psychosocial support.
Posted: January 8, 2021, 5:00 am
CDC offers considerations for ways in which schools can help protect students, teachers, administrators, and staff and slow the spread of COVID-19.
Posted: January 8, 2021, 5:00 am
How to Make 0.1% Chlorine Solution to Disinfect Surfaces in Healthcare Settings
Posted: January 8, 2021, 5:00 am
High-density urban areas, including global big cities, may face challenges implementing COVID-19 mitigation measures due to space limitations within and between households and limited water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) infrastructure. This docu...
Posted: January 8, 2021, 5:00 am
Learn how to plan various size gatherings during COVID-19 to enhance the protection of individuals and communities.
Posted: January 8, 2021, 5:00 am
Provides guidance on how and when to wash your hands to prevent COVID-19.
Posted: January 8, 2021, 5:00 am
Because the supply of COVID-19 vaccine in the United States is expected to be limited at first, CDC recommends that initial supplies of COVID-19 vaccine be allocated to healthcare personnel and long-term care facility residents. CDC made this reco...
Posted: January 8, 2021, 5:00 am
Guidance for U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Staff for the Establishment and Management of Public Health Rapid Response Teams for Disease Outbreaks: COVID-19 Disease Supplement Infographic
Posted: January 8, 2021, 5:00 am
Separate yourself from others if you have COVID-19.
Posted: January 7, 2021, 5:00 am
This document offers operational considerations for maintaining essential HIV services in low-resource settings in the context of COVID-19.
Posted: January 7, 2021, 5:00 am
Here is what you can do to prepare your family in case COVID-19 spreads in your community.
Posted: January 7, 2021, 5:00 am
Healthcare personnel who are pregnant or breastfeeding may get vaccinated for COVID-19, but there are many considerations that go into that decision.
Posted: January 7, 2021, 5:00 am
If a visitor needs to be in your home, improving ventilation (air flow) can help prevent virus particles from accumulating in the air in your home. Good ventilation, along with other preventive actions, like staying 6 feet apart and wearing masks,...
Posted: January 7, 2021, 5:00 am
CDC is aggressively responding to the global outbreak of COVID-19 and preparing for the potential of community spread in the United States.
Posted: January 7, 2021, 5:00 am
SARS-CoV-2 Antigen Testing in Nursing Homes
Posted: January 7, 2021, 5:00 am
Testing for Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Nursing Homes
Posted: January 7, 2021, 5:00 am
Guidance for U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Staff for the Establishment and Management of Public Health Rapid Response Teams for Disease Outbreaks: COVID-19 Disease Supplement
Posted: January 6, 2021, 5:00 am
Health care providers should contact their local/state health department immediately to notify them of patients with fever and lower respiratory illness who they suspect may have COVID-19.
Posted: January 6, 2021, 5:00 am
People with Disabilities
Posted: January 6, 2021, 5:00 am
Guidance for park administrators
Posted: January 6, 2021, 5:00 am
Considerations for returning to work to make sure you protect yourself and other by practicing everyday preventive actions during the COVID-19 pandemic
Posted: January 6, 2021, 5:00 am
Venturing Out? Be Prepared and Stay Safe
Posted: January 6, 2021, 5:00 am
Until more information becomes available, precautions should be taken in handling specimens that are suspected or confirmed for SARS-CoV-2.
Posted: January 6, 2021, 5:00 am
Contact tracing is used by health departments to prevent the spread of infectious diseased. In general, contact tracing involves identifying people who have an infectious disease (cases) and people who they came in contact with (contacts) and work...
Posted: January 5, 2021, 5:00 am
FAQs for Event Organizers & Individuals
Posted: January 5, 2021, 5:00 am
Five things that people need to know about COVID-19, including how to slow the spread, know their risk, protect themselves, what to do when sick, how to get testing, and what the symptoms are.
Posted: January 5, 2021, 5:00 am
Learn the 8 things you need to know about where U.S. COVID-19 vaccination plans since a vaccine may become available before the end of the year.
Posted: January 5, 2021, 5:00 am
As part of your everyday prevention actions clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces and objects. For example: tables, countertops, light switches, doorknobs, and cabinet handles.
Posted: January 5, 2021, 5:00 am
Read CDC's guidance for administrators of multifamily housing (e.g., apartments, condos, townhouses). Find strategies to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Posted: January 5, 2021, 5:00 am
Dr. Robert Redfield signed a declaration determining that the evictions of tenants could be detrimental to public health control measures to slow the spread COVID-19
Posted: January 5, 2021, 5:00 am
Guidance for cleaning and disinfecting public spaces, workplaces, businesses, schools, and homes.
Posted: January 5, 2021, 5:00 am
Find answers to frequently asked questions from wildland firefighters regarding COVID-19.
Posted: January 5, 2021, 5:00 am
Viral vector vaccines are a type of vaccine likely to be approved for use for COVID-19 that work differently from the initially approved mRNA vaccines.
Posted: January 5, 2021, 5:00 am
Plain language cleaning and disinfection guidance (for community settings)
Posted: January 5, 2021, 5:00 am
Learn how office building employers, building owners and managers, and building operations specialists can create a safe and healthy workplace for workers and clients.
Posted: January 4, 2021, 5:00 am
Learn what rideshare drivers and other passenger drivers-for-hire need to know during COVID-19.
Posted: January 4, 2021, 5:00 am
CDC offers considerations for ways in which camp administrators can help protect campers, staff, and communities, and slow the spread of COVID-19.
Posted: January 4, 2021, 5:00 am
The following interim guidance may help prevent workplace exposures to acute respiratory illnesses, including COVID-19, in non-healthcare settings. The guidance also provides planning considerations if there are more widespread, community outbreak...
Posted: January 4, 2021, 5:00 am
What Rail Transit Operators Need to Know About COVID-19
Posted: January 4, 2021, 5:00 am
Recommended Precautions for Preventing Spread of COVID-19 in Election Polling Locations
Posted: January 4, 2021, 5:00 am
People Who Need to Take Extra Precautions
Posted: January 4, 2021, 5:00 am
This new guidance further refines prioritization recommendations and presents emerging modeling data regarding timeframes for effectiveness.
Posted: January 4, 2021, 5:00 am
Learn strategies for protecting K-12 school staff from COVID-19 as schools reopen.
Posted: January 4, 2021, 5:00 am
Depending on your travel history, you will be asked to stay home for a period of 14 days from the time you left an area with widespread or ongoing community spread.
Posted: January 4, 2021, 5:00 am
Interim Guidance on Developing a COVID-19 Case Investigation & Contact Tracing Plan: Overview
Posted: January 4, 2021, 5:00 am
Help Children Learn at Home
Posted: December 31, 2020, 5:00 am
For Child Care Programs That Remain Open
Posted: December 31, 2020, 5:00 am
COVID-19 Guidance: Stay safe while playing youth sports.
Posted: December 31, 2020, 5:00 am
As communities across the United States take steps to slow the spread of COVID-19 by limiting close contact, people are facing new challenges and questions about how to meet basic household needs, such as buying groceries and medicine, and complet...
Posted: December 31, 2020, 5:00 am
Currently, there is no evidence to suggest that handling food or consuming food is associated with COVID-19. But following good food safety practices can reduce the risk of illness from common foodborne pathogens.
Posted: December 31, 2020, 5:00 am
Most people who get sick with COVID-19 will have only mild illness and should recover at home. Care at home can help stop the spread of COVID-19 and help protect people who are at risk for getting seriously ill from COVID-19.
Posted: December 31, 2020, 5:00 am
What Bus Transit Operators Need to Know About COVID-19
Posted: December 31, 2020, 5:00 am
Refugees to the United States, especially those who are recently resettled, may be in living or working conditions that put them at higher risk of getting COVID-19.
Posted: December 31, 2020, 5:00 am
Guidance on preparing for, preventing, and managing the spread of COVID-19 in correctional and detention facilities.
Posted: December 31, 2020, 5:00 am
Steps to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 if you are sick
Posted: December 31, 2020, 5:00 am
Precautions should be considered by tribal community members who may need to regularly share personal vehicles with members outside of their own households, including with those who are visibly sick, to minimize the risk of spreading COVID-19 when...
Posted: December 31, 2020, 5:00 am
How residents living in retirement communities can protect themselves from COVID-19.
Posted: December 31, 2020, 5:00 am
Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 in Retirement Communities and Independent Living Facilities
Posted: December 31, 2020, 5:00 am
As some casinos and gaming operations resume in some areas of the United States, CDC offers the following considerations for ways in which casino and gaming operators can help protect staff and customers and slow the spread of COVID-19.
Posted: December 31, 2020, 5:00 am
Answers to frequently asked questions about how to play sports safely during COVID-19.
Posted: December 31, 2020, 5:00 am
CDC offers the following considerations for ways Community-Based Organizations (CBOs) can help protect individuals and communities and slow the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
Posted: December 31, 2020, 5:00 am
Explore CDC's considerations for institutes of higher education regarding COVID-19.
Posted: December 31, 2020, 5:00 am
Learn about youth sports and protecting health during COVID-19
Posted: December 31, 2020, 5:00 am
When the first wave of COVID-19 rolled into the country with sickness and death, CDC responders like Dale Rose deployed on the ground with health departments to protect thousands of people. Dale and his colleagues keep up the fight even as the wav...
Posted: December 31, 2020, 5:00 am
As public aquatic venues open in some areas, CDC offers the following considerations for the safety of those who operate, manage, and use public pools, hot tubs, and water playgrounds.
Posted: December 31, 2020, 5:00 am
The following guidance was created to help owners, administrators, or operators of shared (also called “congregate”) housing facilities â€" working together with residents, staff, and public health officials â€" prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Posted: December 31, 2020, 5:00 am
As some communities in the United States consider opening or begin to open public beaches, CDC offers the following considerations for steps beach managers can take to help protect their staff and beach visitors, both in the water and on land, and...
Posted: December 30, 2020, 5:00 am
Ongoing mitigation guidance, mitigation guidance, and prevention and support for shared or congregate housing facilities.
Posted: December 30, 2020, 5:00 am
Interim Guidance for Communities of Faith
Posted: December 30, 2020, 5:00 am
The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) may be stressful. Teens and young adults may be feeling worried, bored, or frustrated. COVID-19 is frightening, but there are ways to manage your stress.
Posted: December 30, 2020, 5:00 am
Find answers to frequently asked questions for businesses and employers of critical workers.
Posted: December 30, 2020, 5:00 am
This CDC webpage provides guidance on the regulatory requirements for SARS-CoV-2 POC testing, using POC tests safely, and information on reporting POC test results.
Posted: December 30, 2020, 5:00 am
As traveling amusement park and carnival operations resume in some areas of the United States, CDC offers the following considerations.
Posted: December 30, 2020, 5:00 am
Learn what administrators of public and private K-12 schools should know about COVID-19 case investigation and contact tracing.
Posted: December 30, 2020, 5:00 am
Information when managing pediatric patients with confirmed or suspected COVID-19.
Posted: December 30, 2020, 5:00 am
Learn about the CDC's COVID-19 vaccine recommendation process and the goals and principles guiding decisions if there is a limited supply at first.
Posted: December 30, 2020, 5:00 am
CDC Grows SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, in Cell Culture
Posted: December 29, 2020, 5:00 am
A new variant strain of SARS-CoV-2 that contains a series of mutations has been described in the United Kingdom (UK) and become highly prevalent in London and southeast England.
Posted: December 29, 2020, 5:00 am
People of Any Age with Underlying Medical Conditions
Posted: December 29, 2020, 5:00 am
CDC is learning more about how COVID-19 spreads and affects people and communities. Read more about what we're finding out in our CDC publications, Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report and Emerging Infectious Diseases.
Posted: December 29, 2020, 5:00 am
If you have an underlying medical condition, this can help you make an informed decision about getting a COVID-19 vaccination.
Posted: December 29, 2020, 5:00 am
Summary Strategies to Optimize the Supply of PPE during Shortages
Posted: December 29, 2020, 5:00 am
Checklist for Healthcare Facilities: Strategies for Optimizing the Supply of N95 Respirators during the COVID-19 Response
Posted: December 29, 2020, 5:00 am
Toolkit for Clinicians
Posted: December 29, 2020, 5:00 am
Veterans may experience worry or anxiety about their risk for contracting COVID-19 or about their ability to get recommended care. Learn about actions veterans can take to help manage stress and anxiety.
Posted: December 29, 2020, 5:00 am
Resources for Institutes of Higher Education
Posted: December 29, 2020, 5:00 am
Learn the 10 things healthcare professionals need to know about where U.S. COVID-19 vaccination planning currently stands.
Posted: December 29, 2020, 5:00 am
CDC is learning more about how COVID-19 spreads and affects people and communities. Learn more by viewing scientific briefs and agendas.
Posted: December 29, 2020, 5:00 am
Learn about the National Wastewater Surveillance System, a new public health tool to understand COVID-19 spread in a community.
Posted: December 28, 2020, 5:00 am
This guidance is for individuals and families as they work with funeral directors, community and religious leaders, and others to plan and safely hold funeral services and visitations during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Posted: December 28, 2020, 5:00 am
Provides messages and graphics to help ensure current, correct messaging from a trusted source, create collateral materials, and share resources regarding COVID-19.
Posted: December 28, 2020, 5:00 am
Adolescents' social, emotional, or mental well-being may be impacted by the pandemic. Learn what you can do to help ensure their well-being.
Posted: December 28, 2020, 5:00 am
Young adults' social, emotional, or mental well-being may be impacted by the pandemic. Learn what you can do to help ensure their well-being.
Posted: December 28, 2020, 5:00 am
Young people's social, emotional, or mental well-being may be impacted by the pandemic. Learn what you can do to help ensure their well-being.
Posted: December 28, 2020, 5:00 am
We do not have information from published scientific reports about the susceptibility of pregnant women to COVID-19.
Posted: December 28, 2020, 5:00 am
Coronavirus Self-Checker is a tool to help you make decisions on when to seek testing and appropriate medical care.
Posted: December 28, 2020, 5:00 am
Based on recommendations from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), an independent panel of medical and public health experts, CDC recommends healthcare personnel be among those offered the first doses of COVID-19 vaccines. Heal...
Posted: December 28, 2020, 5:00 am
Resources for Healthcare Professionals Caring for COVID-19 Patients
Posted: December 28, 2020, 5:00 am
Learn about the Federal Coordination and Partnering for Wastewater Surveillance, a new public health tool to understand COVID-19 spread.
Posted: December 26, 2020, 5:00 am
Learn how to deal with and manage job stress during COVID-19.
Posted: December 23, 2020, 5:00 am
This new guidance offers a series of strategies or options to optimize supplies of disposable medical gloves in healthcare settings when there is limited supply.
Posted: December 23, 2020, 5:00 am
Worker Safety and Support
Posted: December 23, 2020, 5:00 am
Symptoms
Posted: December 22, 2020, 5:00 am
Translated COVID-19 prevention messages for migrants, refugees, and other limited-English-proficient populations, to reach them in their native languages.
Posted: December 22, 2020, 5:00 am
Other At-Risk Populations
Posted: December 22, 2020, 5:00 am
Purpose: This document offers a series of strategies or options to optimize supplies of eye protection in healthcare settings when there is limited supply. It does not address other aspects of pandemic planning; for those, healthcare facilities ca...
Posted: December 22, 2020, 5:00 am
Guidance for cleaning and disinfecting a public space, facility, or business to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Posted: December 21, 2020, 5:00 am
Testing Guidelines for patients undergoing outpatient hemodialysis
Posted: December 21, 2020, 5:00 am
CDC recommends a layered strategy to reduce exposures to SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. This includes using multiple mitigation strategies with several layers of safeguards to reduce the spread of disease and lower the risk of exposure.
Posted: December 21, 2020, 5:00 am
Use of Cloth Face Coverings to Help Slow the Spread of COVID-19
Posted: December 21, 2020, 5:00 am
Information on testing methods in regards to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).
Posted: December 18, 2020, 5:00 am
Guidance for K-12 School Administrators on the Use of Cloth Face Coverings in Schools
Posted: December 18, 2020, 5:00 am
COVID-19 vaccination FAQs for people experiencing homelessness
Posted: December 18, 2020, 5:00 am
What you need to know about COVID-19 in children and teens, and what you can do if your child gets sick.
Posted: December 18, 2020, 5:00 am
Considerations for Wearing Cloth Face Coverings
Posted: December 18, 2020, 5:00 am
mRNA vaccines are a new type of vaccine to protect against infectious diseases. To trigger an immune response, many vaccines put a weakened or inactivated germ into our bodies. Not mRNA vaccines. Instead, they teach our cells how to make a protein...
Posted: December 18, 2020, 5:00 am
Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for Triage of Suspected COIVD-19 Patients in non-US Healthcare Settings
Posted: December 18, 2020, 5:00 am
Infection prevention and control information for non-US healthcare settings and non-US national government officials working on COVID-19 response.
Posted: December 18, 2020, 5:00 am
Resources for Businesses and Employers
Posted: December 17, 2020, 5:00 am
View videos and PSAs from CDC about COVID-19.
Posted: December 17, 2020, 5:00 am
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) Checklist: Older Persons
Posted: December 16, 2020, 5:00 am
Provide guidance to homeless youth so they can protect themselves and others from COVID-19.
Posted: December 16, 2020, 5:00 am
The COVID-19 outbreak may be stressful for people and may cause strong emotions in adults and children. Find ways you and your family can reduce stress.
Posted: December 16, 2020, 5:00 am
CDC's multiplex assay simultaneously detects influenza A virus, influenza B virus, and SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.
Posted: December 16, 2020, 5:00 am
People with weakened immune systems are at higher risk of getting severely sick from SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. If you are immunocompromised, the best way to prevent COVID-19 is to avoid being exposed to this virus. Learn about th...
Posted: December 16, 2020, 5:00 am
This section provides steps and consideration that jurisdictions can use to develop a protocol for the tracing of close contacts.
Posted: December 16, 2020, 5:00 am
Healthcare personnel and first responders, learn how to cope with stress and build resilience during COVID-19.
Posted: December 16, 2020, 5:00 am
CDC has published guidance to support Direct Service Providers (DSPs), including personal care attendants, direct support professionals, paraprofessionals, therapists, and others as they support people with disabilities for COVID-19.
Posted: December 16, 2020, 5:00 am
Proper interpretation of antigen test results is important for accurate clinical management of patients with suspected COVID-19. This guidance can help healthcare providers make the most effective use of antigen tests in different situations.
Posted: December 16, 2020, 5:00 am
Monitor and evaluate wearing masks as a community mitigation strategy for COVID-19 with CDC's action guide.
Posted: December 16, 2020, 5:00 am
CDC offers considerations for ways in which operators can protect employees, customers, and communities and slow the spread of COVID-19.
Posted: December 16, 2020, 5:00 am
Communication Toolkit for Airlines to inform Travelers and Crew
Posted: December 15, 2020, 5:00 am
Communication Toolkit for Transportation Partners to Inform Road Travelers
Posted: December 15, 2020, 5:00 am
Information on how COVID-19 affects animals and animal products
Posted: December 14, 2020, 5:00 am
Recommendations to help tribal communities, elders, and leaders decide how best to keep their communities safe and work to prevent the spread of COVID-19 when holding tribal ceremonies such as sweat lodge gatherings, seasonal ceremonies, pow wows ...
Posted: December 14, 2020, 5:00 am
This site provides Community Health Workers (CHWs) with resources to support their work, as well as information for their employers to better ensure the safety of CHWs in the community.
Posted: December 14, 2020, 5:00 am
Interim Guidance on Testing Healthcare Personnel for SARS-CoV-2
Posted: December 14, 2020, 5:00 am
This guidance is to assist healthcare facilities in mitigating healthcare personnel staffing shortages that might occur because of COVID-19.
Posted: December 14, 2020, 5:00 am
Guidance for healthcare professionals who have the potential for direct or indirect exposure to patients or infectious materials.
Posted: December 14, 2020, 5:00 am
Tips to care for yourself and reduce stress and anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic with resources for several audiences.
Posted: December 14, 2020, 5:00 am
Provides guidance to K-12 schools on how to screen for COVID-19 symptoms as part of reopening schools in fall 2020.
Posted: December 14, 2020, 5:00 am
Older adults, 65 years and older, are at higher risk for severe illness. COVID-19 is a new disease and we are learning more about it every day.
Posted: December 13, 2020, 5:00 am
Considerations for Long-Term Care Residents following COVID-19 Vaccination.
Posted: December 13, 2020, 5:00 am
Considerations for Long-Term Care Residents following COVID-19 Vaccination.
Posted: December 13, 2020, 5:00 am
Guidance for In-home social service providers and clients during the COVID-19 pandemic to protect themselves.
Posted: December 11, 2020, 5:00 am
Provides printable resources regarding COVID-19.
Posted: December 11, 2020, 5:00 am
Contact Tracing
Posted: December 11, 2020, 5:00 am
This toolkit will help health departments develop their communications with communities about COVID-19 contact tracing.
Posted: December 11, 2020, 5:00 am
Checklists for back to school planning
Posted: December 11, 2020, 5:00 am
Systemic health and social inequities have put people from racial and ethnic minority groups at increased risk from COVID-19. Take steps to reduce health disparities.
Posted: December 10, 2020, 5:00 am
A brief overview of COVID-19-related racial and ethnic disparities.
Posted: December 10, 2020, 5:00 am
Quarantine If You Might Be Sick
Posted: December 10, 2020, 5:00 am
Provides messages and graphics to help ensure current, correct messaging from a trusted source, create collateral materials, and share resources regarding COVID-19.
Posted: December 10, 2020, 5:00 am
Social Media Toolkit: Holidays
Posted: December 10, 2020, 5:00 am
How to Get CDC's COVID-19 Diagnostic Test and Supplies
Posted: December 9, 2020, 5:00 am
COVID-19; coronavirus; surveillance; data; cases; pregnancy; pregnant women; race; ethnicity; diversity; at-risk
Posted: December 9, 2020, 5:00 am
Contact tracing is a key component of controlling transmission of infectious diseases. This document is for CDC country offices, ministries of health, sub-national public health authorities, and other implementing partners in non-US settings. Whil...
Posted: December 9, 2020, 5:00 am
As institutions of higher education (IHE), K-12 schools, and child care programs reopen or stay open for in-person instruction, it is important to monitor and evaluate COVID-19 mitigation strategies. These resources provide logic models that show ...
Posted: December 9, 2020, 5:00 am
Food insecurity is a continuing issue during COVID-19. Managers of food pantries and food distribution sites can take prevention measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 while addressing gaps in food resources.
Posted: December 8, 2020, 5:00 am
Advice on when and how long people should delay their domestic or international travel to avoid spreading COVID-19.
Posted: December 8, 2020, 5:00 am
This page provides a broad overview of therapies that are currently recommended for COVID-19 treatment. The FDA can issue emergency use authorizations (EUAs) to allow healthcare providers to use products that are not yet approved, or are approved ...
Posted: December 8, 2020, 5:00 am
Find information on managing newborns with confirmed or suspected COVID-19.
Posted: December 8, 2020, 5:00 am
Clinicians, discover how you can best care for your hospitalized patients with a confirmed infection caused by novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19).
Posted: December 8, 2020, 5:00 am
A Contact Tracer's Guide for COVID-19 focuses on communication strategies for contact interviews and provides suggested language for each topic area covered in an interview.
Posted: December 7, 2020, 5:00 am
Provide a framework of considerations for ministries of health and their partners to use while designing and implementing travel-related intervention strategies.
Posted: December 7, 2020, 5:00 am
If you are a close contact of someone with COVID-19 or you are a resident in a community where there is ongoing spread of COVID-19 and develop symptoms of COVID-19, call your healthcare provider and tell them about your symptoms and your exposure.
Posted: December 7, 2020, 5:00 am
The page provides guidance to health departments regarding contact tracing among refugee, immigrant, and migrant (RIM) populations.
Posted: December 4, 2020, 5:00 am
Matuto pa tungkol sa paglaban sa stress para sa mga miyembro ng crew
Posted: December 4, 2020, 5:00 am
Saiba mais sobre como os tripulantes podem lidar com o estresse.
Posted: December 4, 2020, 5:00 am
Learn more about coping with stress for crew members.
Posted: December 4, 2020, 5:00 am
Dental Settings
Posted: December 4, 2020, 5:00 am
There are no drugs or other therapeutics presently approved by the FDA to prevent or treat COVID-19.
Posted: December 4, 2020, 5:00 am
Interim Considerations for K-12 School Administrators for SARS-CoV-2 Testing
Posted: December 4, 2020, 5:00 am
Workers in critical infrastructure sectors may be permitted to work if asymptomatic after potential exposure to a confirmed case of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), provided that worker infection prevention recommendations and controls are imp...
Posted: December 3, 2020, 5:00 am
Find answers to frequently asked questions from law enforcement agencies and personnel regarding COVID-19.
Posted: December 3, 2020, 5:00 am
Find CDC's guidance for critical workers on how to develop a COVID-19 response plan.
Posted: December 3, 2020, 5:00 am
Public Health Recommendations for People in U.S. Communities Exposed to a Person with Known or Suspected COVID-19, other than Health Workers or other Critical Infrastructure Workers
Posted: December 3, 2020, 5:00 am
This document provides information on how community health workers (CHWs) can support contact tracing efforts related to COVID-19 in low resource and resource-limited non-U.S. settings. The considerations can be adapted to follow national or local...
Posted: December 3, 2020, 5:00 am
Contact Tracing : Part of a Multipronged Approach to Fight the COVID-19 Pandemic
Posted: December 3, 2020, 5:00 am
This section describes the workforce needed to quickly scale up COVID-19 case investigation and contact tracing activities, including specific job roles.
Posted: December 3, 2020, 5:00 am
Some travel activities, like staying at guest lodgings, can increase your risk of getting COVID-19. Your chances of exposure are higher if you come into close contact with others, especially people you don't know, or use shared public facilities.
Posted: December 3, 2020, 5:00 am
This document is intended to provide considerations on the appropriate use of testing and does not dictate the determination of payment decisions or insurance coverage of such testing, except as may be otherwise referenced (or prescribed) by anoth...
Posted: December 3, 2020, 5:00 am
Information and resources for school nurses and other healthcare personnel working in schools and child care settings during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Posted: December 3, 2020, 5:00 am
Find information on managing breastfeeding patients with confirmed or suspected COVID-19.
Posted: December 3, 2020, 5:00 am
This toolkit provides recommendations for public health and animal health officials involved in managing companion animals diagnosed with SARS-CoV-2.
Posted: December 3, 2020, 5:00 am
Limited information is available to characterize the spectrum of clinical illness, transmission efficiency, and the duration of viral shedding for persons with novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). This guidance is based on available information a...
Posted: December 3, 2020, 5:00 am
CDC recommends a quarantine period of 14 days. Based on local circumstances and resources, this page offers options to shorten quarantine.
Posted: December 2, 2020, 5:00 am
There are several things to consider when deciding whether it is safe for you to travel in the United States. This includes the following: is COVID-19 spreading where you're going, will you be in close contact with others, are you at higher risk ...
Posted: December 2, 2020, 5:00 am
Interim Guidance for Collection and Submission of Postmortem Specimens from Deceased Persons Under Investigation (PUI) for COVID-19
Posted: December 2, 2020, 5:00 am
One-Stop Shop for COVID-19 Resources
Posted: December 1, 2020, 5:00 am
If you have or think you might have COVID-19, it is important to stay home and away from other people. Staying away from others helps stop the spread of COVID-19.
Posted: December 1, 2020, 5:00 am
Resources for laboratories to conduct testing to identify new cases of coronavirus disease 2019.
Posted: December 1, 2020, 5:00 am
CDC created this airline toolkit for airlines that are educating/informing travelers and crew about COVID-19.
Posted: December 1, 2020, 5:00 am
These infection prevention and control considerations are for healthcare facilities providing obstetric care for pregnant patients with confirmed coronavirus disease (COVID-19) or pregnant persons under investigation (PUI) in inpatient obstetric h...
Posted: December 1, 2020, 5:00 am
Considerations and recommendations for health departments supporting COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) testing in communities, schools, workplaces, and healthcare settings.
Posted: December 1, 2020, 5:00 am
Systems that are collecting and reporting COVID data
Posted: December 1, 2020, 5:00 am
Learn what manufacturing workers and employers need to know during COVID-19.
Posted: November 30, 2020, 5:00 am
Learn what long-haul truck drivers need to know during COVID-19.​
Posted: November 30, 2020, 5:00 am
Risk of COVID-19 hospitalization and death by race/ethnicity
Posted: November 30, 2020, 5:00 am
CDC is conducting disease surveillance and field investigations to better understand why some people are more likely to develop severe COVID-19 illness.
Posted: November 30, 2020, 5:00 am
Effective immediately, CDC is strongly recommending that masks are worn by all passengers on and operators of public transportation conveyances to prevent spread of the virus that causes COVID-19.
Posted: November 30, 2020, 5:00 am
Find national and local rates for COVID cases and deaths in the United States.
Posted: November 29, 2020, 9:04 pm
As schools, businesses, and community organizations begin providing services, consider ways that you can protect yourself and slow the spread of COVID-19 when using transportation.
Posted: November 27, 2020, 5:00 am
How to Make Cloth Face Coverings
Posted: November 27, 2020, 5:00 am
CDC reports COVID-19 case counts, deaths, and laboratory testing numbers daily online. Data on the COVID-19 website and CDC's COVID Data Tracker are based on the most recent numbers reported by states, territories, and other jurisdictions. Data ar...
Posted: November 25, 2020, 5:00 am
Learn how to select and use hand sanitizer in order to help you avoid getting sick and spreading germs to others.
Posted: November 25, 2020, 5:00 am
To aid healthcare professionals and hospitals, CDC has developed two checklists that identify key actions that can be taken now to enhance preparedness for potential or confirmed patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
Posted: November 25, 2020, 5:00 am
Know which dining options are safer.Bringing your own food and drinks, or using drive-thru, delivery, and curbside pickup options are safer than dining at a restaurant.If you dine at a restaurant, eating outdoors is safer than eating indoors.
Posted: November 24, 2020, 5:00 am
Staying home is the best way to protect yourself and loved ones.If you travel:Renting a house or cabin with people you live with is safer than staying overnight in lodgings with people from outside of your household.
Posted: November 24, 2020, 5:00 am
Staying home is the best way to protect yourself and loved ones.If you travel:Short trips with no stops are safer than longer road trips with one or more stops.Traveling only with household members is safer than traveling with people who don't liv...
Posted: November 24, 2020, 5:00 am
Know which dining options are safer.Bringing your own food and drinks, or using drive-thru, delivery, and curbside pickup options are safer than dining at a restaurant.If you dine at a restaurant, eating outdoors is safer than eating indoors.
Posted: November 24, 2020, 5:00 am
Use these recommendations to implement wastewater-based disease surveillance. Wastewater-based disease surveillance is a rapidly developing science, and CDC will update guidance and information as it becomes available.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 5:00 am
Use these recommendations to implement wastewater-based disease surveillance. Wastewater-based disease surveillance is a rapidly developing science, and CDC will update guidance and information as it becomes available.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 5:00 am
Recommendations, guidance and other tools for state public health veterinarians and animal health officials to help slow the spread of COVID-19.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 5:00 am
Use this guidance to implement wastewater-based disease surveillance. Wastewater-based disease surveillance is a rapidly developing science, and CDC will continue to update guidance and information as it becomes available.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 5:00 am
This new guidance further refines prioritization recommendations and presents emerging modeling data regarding timeframes for effectiveness.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 5:00 am
Actions that persons and communities can take to help slow the transmission of the virus in communities.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 5:00 am
This guidance provides recommendations on the cleaning and disinfection of rooms or areas occupied by those with suspected or with confirmed COVID-19. It is aimed at limiting the survival of SARS-CoV-2 in key environments.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 5:00 am
Wastewater Surveillance Data Reporting & Analytics
Posted: November 23, 2020, 5:00 am
CDC recommends that all people defer travel on cruise ships, including river cruises, worldwide. That's because the risk of COVID-19 on cruise ships is high. Older adults and people with serious chronic medical conditions, such as heart disease, d...
Posted: November 23, 2020, 5:00 am
Learn about the benefits of COVID-19 vaccination based on what experts currently know. Vaccination will be an important tool to help stop the pandemic.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 5:00 am
Purpose: This document offers a series of strategies or options to optimize supplies of facemasks in healthcare settings when there is limited supply. It does not address other aspects of pandemic planning; for those, healthcare facilities can ref...
Posted: November 23, 2020, 5:00 am
Learn how to optimize N95 respirators during COVID-19.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 5:00 am
Use these recommendations to implement wastewater-based disease surveillance. Wastewater-based disease surveillance is a rapidly developing science, and CDC will update guidance and information as it becomes available.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 5:00 am
This section provides a step-by-step guide for conducting a COVID-19 case investigation, including operational questions that a jurisdiction should consider while planning their activities.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 5:00 am
CDC notifies travelers and other audiences about health threats in destinations around the world through Travel Health Notices (THN). During the COVID-19 pandemic, CDC has also provided an interactive world map specifically showing COVID-19 travel...
Posted: November 21, 2020, 5:00 am
When Hurricane Laura slammed into the Gulf Coast with 150 mph winds, Troy Ritter headed for Louisiana to help make sure water plants could get up and running again. But the COVID-19 pandemic "made everything we do harder."
Posted: November 20, 2020, 5:00 am
Suggestions for how and what to communicate to your non-healthcare, critical infrastructure employees about COVID-19.
Posted: November 20, 2020, 5:00 am
Globally, health systems have been challenged by the overwhelming demands of the COVID-19 pandemic. Resources and staff are being diverted to test and treat people with presumed or diagnosed COVID-19, and supplies are limited. Some healthcare serv...
Posted: November 20, 2020, 5:00 am
If you are sick with COVID-19 or suspect you are infected with the virus that causes COVID-19, you should take steps to help prevent the disease from spreading to people in your home and community.
Posted: November 20, 2020, 5:00 am
Scientific Brief: Community Use of Cloth Masks to Control the Spread of SARS-CoV-2
Posted: November 20, 2020, 5:00 am
Healthcare Provider and Facility Guidance for Non-US Settings
Posted: November 20, 2020, 5:00 am
Guidance for nursing homes and other long-term care facilities to take steps to assess and improve their preparedness for responding to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
Posted: November 20, 2020, 5:00 am
Frequently asked questions about Remote TeleICAR Assessments, a tool used to prevent and control infections in nursing homes during COVID-19.
Posted: November 20, 2020, 5:00 am
Cleaning, Disinfection, and Hand Hygiene in Schools
Posted: November 19, 2020, 5:00 am
The COVID-19 Travel Planner helps inform the public about possible travel restrictions implemented by state, territorial, tribal, and local health authorities.
Posted: November 19, 2020, 5:00 am
Considerations for personal protective equipment (PPE) in the context of global supply shortages in non-US healthcare settings.
Posted: November 19, 2020, 5:00 am
These recommendations are intended to be used by healthcare facilities and public health authorities in non-US healthcare settings, particularly focusing on low- and middle-income countries, assisting with the management of HCWs exposed to a perso...
Posted: November 19, 2020, 5:00 am
Ongoing mitigation guidance, mitigation guidance, and prevention and support for tribal communities.
Posted: November 17, 2020, 5:00 am
Social Distancing, Quarantine, and Isolation
Posted: November 17, 2020, 5:00 am
Learn what warehousing employers need to know to protect their employees from COVID-19.
Posted: November 13, 2020, 5:00 am
Learn what warehousing employees need to know to protect themselves from COVID-19.
Posted: November 13, 2020, 5:00 am
Learn what offshore oil and gas employees need to know to protect themselves from COVID-19.
Posted: November 13, 2020, 5:00 am
Learn what offshore oil and gas employers should know to protect their workers from COVID-19.
Posted: November 13, 2020, 5:00 am
This document describes the public health risks of open burning, strategies to reduce smoke exposures during the COVID-19 pandemic, and resources that health officials, environmental health professionals, fire managers, and others can refer to whe...
Posted: November 13, 2020, 5:00 am
Preventing COVID-19 spread in schools, workplaces, and communities.
Posted: November 13, 2020, 5:00 am
This focus group guide contains sections that are adaptable for your local context. This tool is intended to help the moderator obtain more in-depth information about perceptions and experiences of mitigation strategies used to reduce the spread o...
Posted: November 13, 2020, 5:00 am
This interview guide is meant to be adaptable for your local context. This tool is meant to help the interviewer obtain more in-depth information about perceptions and experiences of mitigation strategies used to reduce the spread of COVID-19 when...
Posted: November 13, 2020, 5:00 am
CDC's approach to evaluating community mitigation strategies and provides overarching considerations.
Posted: November 13, 2020, 5:00 am
Use CDC's resources to monitor and evaluate your COVID-19 prevention and control strategies. Results can help you adjust your strategies to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
Posted: November 13, 2020, 5:00 am
Tools and resources for occupational safety and health professionals and state and local public health officials assessing meat and poultry processing facilities.
Posted: November 13, 2020, 5:00 am
Electronic Case Reporting (eCR) is the automated generation and transmission of case reports from the electronic health record (EHR) to public health agencies for review and action. eCR makes disease reporting from healthcare to public health fast...
Posted: November 13, 2020, 5:00 am
Late Sequelae of COVID-19
Posted: November 13, 2020, 5:00 am
Learn what utility workers need to know to protect themselves from COVID-19.
Posted: November 13, 2020, 5:00 am
Airport Personnel and COVID-19
Posted: November 13, 2020, 5:00 am
Considerations for Pharmacies during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Posted: November 13, 2020, 5:00 am
Describes flowchart algorithm to guide care advice messages on interim COVID-19 phone advice line
Posted: November 13, 2020, 5:00 am
A resource to help K-12 schools monitor and evaluate strategies that reduce the spread of COVID-19. Includes example evaluation questions, indicators, and data sources.
Posted: November 13, 2020, 5:00 am
Heart conditions associated with COVID-19 include inflammation and damage to the heart muscle itself, known as myocarditis, or inflammation of the covering of the heart, known as pericarditis.
Posted: November 13, 2020, 5:00 am
CDC is supporting multiple efforts to better understand the impact of COVID-19 during pregnancy on both the mother and infant. Data collected as part of these efforts can help direct public health action and inform clinical guidance for the care o...
Posted: November 13, 2020, 5:00 am
CDC is conducting a nationwide COVID-19 seroprevalence survey in 25 U.S. metropolitan areas to understand the percentage of people in the United States who may have been infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.
Posted: November 13, 2020, 5:00 am
Learn what beauty salon and barbershop employees need to know to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Posted: November 12, 2020, 5:00 am
Learn what beauty salon and barbershop employers need to know to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Posted: November 12, 2020, 5:00 am
This factsheet helps gym and fitness center employers prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Posted: November 12, 2020, 5:00 am
This factsheet provides information for gum and fitness center employees to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Posted: November 12, 2020, 5:00 am
This factsheet provides information to help bus transit employees prevent exposure to COVID-19 while working.
Posted: November 12, 2020, 5:00 am
Learn what nail salon employees need to know during COVID-19.
Posted: November 12, 2020, 5:00 am
Learn what school nutrition professionals and volunteers need to know during COVID-19.
Posted: November 12, 2020, 5:00 am
Guidance for Meat and Poultry Processing Workers and Employers
Posted: November 12, 2020, 5:00 am
Learn what food and grocery pick-up and delivery drivers need to know during COVID-19.
Posted: November 12, 2020, 5:00 am
CDC Science Agenda for COVID-19
Posted: November 12, 2020, 5:00 am
Provides hotel workers with information on COVID-19 and how to protect themselves on the job.
Posted: November 12, 2020, 5:00 am
Learn what long-haul truck drivers need to know during COVID-19.
Posted: November 12, 2020, 5:00 am
What funeral home workers need to know about handling decedents who had COVID-19.
Posted: November 10, 2020, 5:00 am
Know the facts about coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and help stop the spread of rumors. For up-to-date information, visit CDC's coronavirus disease 2019 situation summary page.
Posted: November 10, 2020, 5:00 am
Interim guidance on COVID-19 for agriculture workers and employers
Posted: November 10, 2020, 5:00 am
Guidance for seafood processing workers and employers on protection from COVID-19.
Posted: November 10, 2020, 5:00 am
Learn what maritime pilots need to know during COVID-19.
Posted: November 10, 2020, 5:00 am
Learn what manufacturing workers and employers need to know during COVID-19.
Posted: November 10, 2020, 5:00 am
Learn what airline customer service representatives and gate agents need to know during COVID-19.
Posted: November 10, 2020, 5:00 am
Recommended key concepts and guidance about COVID-19 contact tracing for health departments and public health workers.
Posted: November 10, 2020, 5:00 am
Access CDC's guidance documents for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), sorted by audience. See guidance for home, schools, healthcare, businesses, travel, and more.
Posted: November 9, 2020, 5:00 am
Worker Support
Posted: November 9, 2020, 5:00 am
Resources and interim guidelines for laboratory professionals working with specimens from persons with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
Posted: November 9, 2020, 5:00 am
What Firefighters and EMS Providers Need to Know about COVID-19
Posted: November 6, 2020, 5:00 am
Learn what law enforcement personnel need to know during COVID-19.
Posted: November 6, 2020, 5:00 am
Provides guidance documents, communications resources, and other communication tools for regarding COVID-19.
Posted: November 6, 2020, 5:00 am
Caring for Children
Posted: November 5, 2020, 5:00 am
This document describes four steps to providing services to pregnant women and their infants during COVID. The first step is to determine pregnancy status. The second step is to encourage pregnant women to continue prenatal care. Facility based de...
Posted: November 5, 2020, 5:00 am
Text Illness Monitoring (TIM) is a text messaging system that helps public health organizations monitor symptoms of enrolled participants.
Posted: November 5, 2020, 5:00 am
Young Adults: 15 to 21
Posted: November 5, 2020, 5:00 am
CDC has developed interim guidance for how healthcare providers, laboratories, and public health staff should use antibody tests. This guidance also has advice useful for people taking antibody tests, employers, healthcare workers, and people oper...
Posted: November 3, 2020, 5:00 am
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is working closely with international partners to respond to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.
Posted: November 3, 2020, 5:00 am
Interim guidance for homeless service providers to plan and respond to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)
Posted: November 3, 2020, 5:00 am
Antibody Testing for COVID-19
Posted: November 3, 2020, 5:00 am
CDC staff give their reasons for wearing a mask.
Posted: November 3, 2020, 5:00 am
Get information on symptoms, testing, what to do if you are sick, and at risk groups.
Posted: November 3, 2020, 5:00 am
Learn how to optimize powered air-purifying respirators (PAPRs) during COVID-19.
Posted: November 3, 2020, 5:00 am
This information is meant to help guide tribes with funeral and burial health and safety. This information also helps tribes plan for an increase in deaths within a community.
Posted: November 2, 2020, 5:00 am
CDC has been rapidly onboarding state and jurisdictional health departments to a more detailed form of COVID-19 electronic laboratory reporting (CELR). See which states have converted to electronic laboratory reporting.
Posted: November 2, 2020, 5:00 am
Supporting evidence for CDC's list of underlying medical conditions that put individuals at increased risk for severe illness from COVID-19.
Posted: November 2, 2020, 5:00 am
Understanding How COVID-19 Vaccines Work
Posted: November 2, 2020, 5:00 am
About COVID-19 vaccines
Posted: November 2, 2020, 5:00 am
Find answers to frequently asked questions from medicolegal death investigators regarding COVID-19.
Posted: November 2, 2020, 5:00 am
Videos
Posted: November 2, 2020, 5:00 am
There are steps you can take to help you vote and minimize your risk during the COVID-19 pandemic. The more prepared you are, the less time you may have to spend at the voting site.
Posted: November 1, 2020, 4:00 am
If a child's parent or caregiver is sick with COVID-19, follow the steps below to help protect the child from infection.
Posted: October 30, 2020, 4:00 am
What Transit Maintenance Workers Need to Know About COVID-19
Posted: October 30, 2020, 4:00 am
Learn what public health inspector employers need to know during COVID-19.
Posted: October 29, 2020, 4:00 am
Learn what bank employers need to know during COVID-19.
Posted: October 29, 2020, 4:00 am
Fact sheets on prevention measures nail salon owners/operators and employees can take to protect against COVID-19 and its spread.
Posted: October 29, 2020, 4:00 am
Community Mitigation Framework
Posted: October 29, 2020, 4:00 am
Cloth face coverings should be washed after each use. It is important to always remove face coverings correctly and. Wash your hands after handling or touching a used face covering.
Posted: October 28, 2020, 4:00 am
People who live in shared housing like apartments, condominiums, student housing, or transitional housing may have challenges with social distancing to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Posted: October 28, 2020, 4:00 am
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is most often spread from person to person among close contacts (about 6 feet).
Posted: October 28, 2020, 4:00 am
As communities and businesses are opening, you may be looking for ways to resume some daily activities as safely as possible. While there is no way to ensure zero risk of infection, it is important to understand potential risks and how to adopt di...
Posted: October 28, 2020, 4:00 am
There have been thousands of deaths attributed to COVID-19 in the US since the pandemic began. CDC scientists suspect there may be more people who died, either from undiagnosed COVID-19 or from other causes related to the pandemic.
Posted: October 27, 2020, 4:00 am
Learn what employers of utility workers need to know to protect their employees from COVID-19.
Posted: October 27, 2020, 4:00 am
The effects of COVID-19 raises questions beyond numbers of cases and deaths. The Household Pulse Survey is helping to answer these questions by innovating and capturing data in new ways.
Posted: October 27, 2020, 4:00 am
This protocol is designed to support a common public health investigation into suspected SARS-CoV-2 reinfection cases across jurisdictions.
Posted: October 27, 2020, 4:00 am
To develop a common understanding of what constitutes SARS-CoV-2 reinfection, CDC proposes an Investigative Criteria for Suspected Cases of SARS-CoV-2 Reinfection.
Posted: October 27, 2020, 4:00 am
Confirmed and suspected cases of reinfection of the virus that causes COVID-19 have been reported, but remain rare.
Posted: October 27, 2020, 4:00 am
Flowchart for management of HCWs with exposure to a person with COVID-19
Posted: October 25, 2020, 4:00 am
Targeted Wastewater Surveillance at Facilities, Institutions, and Workplaces
Posted: October 23, 2020, 4:00 am
CDC has received many questions about digital tools being used globally to response to COVID-19. Tools include those used for contact tracing and surveillance, among other activities. This guide describes how each tool functions and other details....
Posted: October 23, 2020, 4:00 am
Guidance for laboratories on the appropriate use of pooling strategies for SARS-CoV-2 testing
Posted: October 23, 2020, 4:00 am
Learn what non-healthcare employers should know about COVID-19 case investigation and contact tracing.
Posted: October 22, 2020, 4:00 am
Toolkit for Reducing the Spread of COVID-19 During Elections
Posted: October 22, 2020, 4:00 am
The purpose of this document is to provide employers with strategies for consideration of incorporating testing for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, into a workplace COVID-19 preparedness, response, and control plan.
Posted: October 21, 2020, 4:00 am
Information to help health departments make decisions about how to allocate limited resources to respond to worksites that report COVID-19-related concerns, complaints, or clusters.
Posted: October 21, 2020, 4:00 am
Microbiologist Amy Kirby and environmental engineer Mia Mattioli specialize in wastewater and how it can carry disease-causing germs. Now, they're trying to turn samples of sewage into an early warning sign of COVID-19 in a community.
Posted: October 21, 2020, 4:00 am
A resource to help institutes of higher education monitor and evaluate strategies that reduce the spread of COVID-19. Includes example evaluation questions, indicators, and data sources.
Posted: October 21, 2020, 4:00 am
Workplaces can present unique challenges for COVID-19 investigation and public health action. Because many workplaces can be crowded settings, and many jobs involve a high level of interaction with the public, these settings could allow virus to b...
Posted: October 21, 2020, 4:00 am
This web page contains a sample training plan including training topics that may be helpful for state and local public health jurisdictions to consider when designing their own training plan for COVID-19 contact tracers.
Posted: October 21, 2020, 4:00 am
The purpose of this document is to provide key information that should be covered in the case interview. The goals of the patient interview are to assess the patient's medical condition, gather information for continued monitoring and support, and...
Posted: October 21, 2020, 4:00 am
Appendices related to developing a case investigation and contact tracing plan.
Posted: October 21, 2020, 4:00 am
Contact Tracing: Frequently Asked Questions for Health Departments
Posted: October 21, 2020, 4:00 am
Provides employers of paratransit operators with information on COVID-19 and how to protect their workforce on the job.
Posted: October 21, 2020, 4:00 am
Provides paratransit operators with information on COVID-19 and how to protect themselves on the job.
Posted: October 21, 2020, 4:00 am
Overview of Testing for SARS-CoV-2
Posted: October 21, 2020, 4:00 am
This document is intended to be professionally generated as a job aid for distribution via CDC country offices to local Ministries of Health or National Public Health Institutes with the intent to be given to facilities with frontline healthcare w...
Posted: October 21, 2020, 4:00 am
Provides employers of hotel workers with information on COVID-19 and how to protect their workforce on the job.
Posted: October 20, 2020, 4:00 am
Decontamination and Reuse of Filtering Facepiece Respirators using Contingency and Crisis Capacity Strategies
Posted: October 19, 2020, 4:00 am
Testing Considerations in Homeless Shelters & Encampments
Posted: October 19, 2020, 4:00 am
This guidance outlines key considerations for states and healthcare systems to consider strategies for transferring patients, staff, and supplies between health facilities to optimize patient care, balance resources, and minimize use of crisis car...
Posted: October 19, 2020, 4:00 am
CDC is offering manfacturers and test developers the right of reference to the CDC Influenza SARS-CoV-2 (Flu SC2) Multiplex Assay.
Posted: October 18, 2020, 4:00 am
Tips to ensure employers are prepared to assist if contacted by a health department due to COVID-19.
Posted: October 16, 2020, 4:00 am
This page includes interim guidance and resources for laboratory professionals working with specimens from persons under investigation (PUI) for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
Posted: October 16, 2020, 4:00 am
Guidance for staff at local and state health departments, infection prevention and control professionals, and healthcare personnel who are coordinating the home care and isolation1 of people with confirmed or suspected COVID-19 infection, includin...
Posted: October 16, 2020, 4:00 am
See the number of people under investigation (PUIs) in the United States and states with confirmed cases of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).
Posted: October 14, 2020, 4:00 am
The World Health Organization (WHO) outlines two approaches to expand and ensure access to essential health services during the COVID pandemic by optimizing the use of existing healthcare workforce: task shifting and task sharing [1] [2]. Task sh...
Posted: October 14, 2020, 4:00 am
Find CDC's guidance on reusing elastomeric particulate respirators used by healthcare practitioners (HCP).
Posted: October 13, 2020, 4:00 am
The purpose of this webpage is to provide Air Resource Advisors and other environmental health professionals with key messages about wildfire smoke and COVID-19. It also provides resources that can be given to communities affected by wildfire smo...
Posted: October 9, 2020, 4:00 am
Find links to resources for clinicians caring for patients with a suspected or confirmed infection caused by coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
Posted: October 9, 2020, 4:00 am
Social Distancing for Tribal Communities with Local COVID-19 Transmission
Posted: October 9, 2020, 4:00 am
Step into Marjorie's shoes. She's a middle-aged Black woman, and despite her own diligent efforts to avoid it, she will get COVID-19. Her story, told by a sage of public health, brings to life the health inequities that lead Black and Brown people...
Posted: October 8, 2020, 4:00 am
Guidance on reducing the risk of introducing and transmitting COVID-19 in general population disaster shelters before, during, or after a disaster.
Posted: October 8, 2020, 4:00 am
This document explains to members of the public why COVID-19 forecasting is important to the response, and how CDC brings together forecast for COVID-19 deaths and hospitalizations in the United States.
Posted: October 6, 2020, 4:00 am
Research-use-only primers and probes for CDC's Multiplex Assay for influenza and SARS-CoV-2
Posted: October 5, 2020, 4:00 am
The principal mode by which people are infected with SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19) is through exposure to respiratory droplets carrying infectious virus. Most infections are spread through close contact, not airborne transmission.
Posted: October 5, 2020, 4:00 am
CDC is conducting seroprevalence surveys called “large-scale geographic seroprevalence surveys” in locations across the United States. The first seroprevalence surveys began in areas that first reported community transmission of SARS-CoV-2 in ...
Posted: October 2, 2020, 4:00 am
Interim Guidance for Case Investigation and Contact Tracing
Posted: September 30, 2020, 4:15 pm
Cruise Ship Crew Member Disembarkations
Posted: September 30, 2020, 4:00 am
Maps, charts, and data provided by the CDC
Posted: September 22, 2020, 5:00 pm
The nation needed reliable data fast on how many people COVID-19 had sickened and killed, but every state had different data and different systems for reporting it. A CDC team drove themselves to exhaustion to pull it all together into a national ...
Posted: September 22, 2020, 4:00 am
Guidance for Building Water Systems
Posted: September 22, 2020, 4:00 am
Recommendations for managers of school and community gardens to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Posted: September 18, 2020, 4:00 am
A checklist to help K-12 schools develop a plan to monitor and evaluate strategies that reduce the spread of COVID-19.
Posted: September 18, 2020, 4:00 am
Children, adolescents, and adults can join this fun At-Home Scavenger Hunt. After finding each item, talk about its importance in keeping children and families safe and healthy.
Posted: September 17, 2020, 4:00 am
Recommendations for farmers market managers to help ensure safe access to food while helping prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Posted: September 17, 2020, 4:00 am
Children and Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Tips to keep children healthy while school's out
Posted: September 17, 2020, 4:00 am
Help Stop the Spread of COVID-19 in Children
Posted: September 17, 2020, 4:00 am
Provides questions and answers about homelessness and COVID-19.
Posted: September 16, 2020, 4:00 am
Children's social, emotional, or mental well-being maybe impacted by the pandemic. Learn what you can do to help ensure their well-being.
Posted: September 16, 2020, 4:00 am
This document provides suggestions that can be considered by emergency shelter staff in global, low-resource settings to reduce the risk of transmission of COVID-19 during disaster response.
Posted: September 16, 2020, 4:00 am
Frequently Asked Questions for Calculating Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) RT-PCR Laboratory Test Percent Positivity
Posted: September 16, 2020, 4:00 am
The page provides guidance to health departments regarding critical points for consideration in the transfer of COVID-19 cases and contacts between health jurisdictions.
Posted: September 16, 2020, 4:00 am
Find out some quick clinical tips for working with novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19).
Posted: September 16, 2020, 4:00 am
Learn how to optimize N95 and other respirators during shortages.
Posted: September 16, 2020, 4:00 am
COVID-19 Partner Update Call - Women, Caregiving, and COVID-19: A Delicate Balancing Act - September 14, 2020
Posted: September 16, 2020, 4:00 am
Infographic Basic do's and don'ts for employees to prevent workplace violence
Posted: September 16, 2020, 4:00 am
Today, CDC released indicators to help schools make dynamic decisions about in-person learning as local conditions evolve throughout the pandemic.
Posted: September 15, 2020, 10:20 pm
State and local governments can use CDC's risk indicators to inform decisions about reopening schools during COVID-19.
Posted: September 15, 2020, 4:00 am
Telemedicine is the use of electronic information and telecommunication technology to get the health care you need while practicing social distancing. All you need is a phone or device with the internet to continue your medical care while protect...
Posted: September 15, 2020, 4:00 am
This document is provided by CDC and is intended for use in non-US healthcare settings. This document provides guidance on the identification or screening of healthcare workers and inpatients with suspected COVID-19.
Posted: September 15, 2020, 4:00 am
This document provides guidance to healthcare facilities on the management of visitors to reduce the risk of transmission of SARS-CoV-2, also known as COVID-19 virus, to visitors of suspected or confirmed COVID-19 patients. This document also cons...
Posted: September 15, 2020, 4:00 am
This guidance is intended for people living together in close quarters, such as people who share a small apartment, or for people who live in the same household with large or extended families.
Posted: September 11, 2020, 4:00 am
Stay safe when going to the doctor or pharmacy.
Posted: September 11, 2020, 4:00 am
People who live in a nursing home or long-term care facility and those who support them should take steps to prevent getting sick and stay healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Posted: September 11, 2020, 4:00 am
People Who Are at Increased Risk for Severe Illness
Posted: September 11, 2020, 4:00 am
Interim Guidance for Implementing Safety Practices for Critical Infrastructure Workers Who May Have Had Exposure to a Person with Suspected or Confirmed COVID-19
Posted: September 11, 2020, 4:00 am
People caring for loved ones with dementia can take steps to prevent illness and stay healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Posted: September 11, 2020, 4:00 am
Based on the limited information available now, the risk of pets spreading COVID-19 to people is considered to be low. There is no reason to abandon or surrender pets that have been confirmed positive for the virus that causes COVID-19.
Posted: September 10, 2020, 4:00 am
This guidance is for Institutes of Higher Education with students participating in international travel or study abroad programs. Includes considerations for postponing or canceling student international travel programs
Posted: September 10, 2020, 4:00 am
This is guidance for safe and dignified burials of people who die of COVID-19. It compares COVID-19 burials with Ebola burials.
Posted: September 10, 2020, 4:00 am
This document describes how to set up a Community Isolation Center for COVID-19 patients who are not able to isolate at home, but may not be ill enough to be hospitalized. This document is to be used in global settings, not in the US.
Posted: September 10, 2020, 4:00 am
CDC and ASPR have developed five COVID-19 Pandemic Planning Scenarios that are designed to help inform decisions by modelers and public health officials who utilize mathematical modeling. The planning scenarios are being used by mathematical model...
Posted: September 10, 2020, 4:00 am
Attending a sporting event? Take action before, during, and after the game to lower your risk of getting or spreading COVID-19.
Posted: September 9, 2020, 4:00 am
Make a Handwashing Solution
Posted: September 9, 2020, 4:00 am
Worker Safety and Support
Posted: September 3, 2020, 4:00 am
How to calculate severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) Laboratory Test Percent Positivity.
Posted: September 3, 2020, 4:00 am
What to do if a Student Becomes Sick at School or Reports a New COVID-19 Diagnosis Flowchart
Posted: September 1, 2020, 4:00 am
Learn how COVID-19 was named and about the source of the virus.
Posted: September 1, 2020, 4:00 am
Learn how employees and employers in retail, service, and other customer-based businesses can limit workplace violence associated with COVID-19 prevention policies.
Posted: September 1, 2020, 4:00 am
Testing in the U.S.
Posted: August 31, 2020, 4:00 am
Rolling with the changes
Posted: August 31, 2020, 4:00 am
CDC recommends that pet stores, pet distribution facilities, and pet breeding facilities act in accordance with state and local jurisdictional guidance when considering reopening or continuing operations. Learn how to reduce the risks of SARS-CoV...
Posted: August 29, 2020, 4:00 am
Learn about hospital surveillance (rates) and how that information helps find who is most at risk for severe illness and death, including important demographic information
Posted: August 28, 2020, 4:00 am
Learn about how healthcare providers can report COVID-19 cases.
Posted: August 28, 2020, 4:00 am
COVID-19; coronavirus; surveillance; data; cases; pregnancy; pregnant women; race; ethnicity; diversity; at-risk
Posted: August 27, 2020, 4:00 am
Accomplishments
Posted: August 27, 2020, 4:00 am
CDC's Research and Development Survey (RANDS) was designed to conduct research about survey methods. But when the COVID-19 pandemic sruck, its designers quickly repurposed it to produce data about access to healthcare, use of telemedicine, and los...
Posted: August 26, 2020, 4:00 am
Learn what employers need to know to prevent heat stress during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Posted: August 26, 2020, 4:00 am
Learn what workers need to know to prevent heat stress during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Posted: August 26, 2020, 4:00 am
The kindness of strangers
Posted: August 25, 2020, 4:00 am
This guidance addresses general safety concerns for laboratory personnel during the COVID-19 pandemic. It includes recommendations for risk assessments, health and safety plans, social distancing, face coverings, disinfection, and personal hygiene.
Posted: August 24, 2020, 4:00 am
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will provide an update to media on the COVID-19 response.
Posted: August 21, 2020, 3:10 pm
Learn about the steps CDC is taking to reduce health disparities using data-driven approaches to foster engagement, lead outreach, and reduce stigma.
Posted: August 21, 2020, 4:00 am
Young children's social, emotional, or mental well-being may be impacted by the pandemic. Learn what you can do to help ensure their well-being.
Posted: August 20, 2020, 4:00 am
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a new study that specifically examines how COVID-19 is affecting American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/AN) - one of the racial and ethnic minority groups at highest risk from the dise...
Posted: August 19, 2020, 4:50 pm
Guidance and tools to help people make decisions, protect, and communicate with their communities.
Posted: August 19, 2020, 4:00 am
Monitor and evaluate wearing masks as a community mitigation strategy for COVID-19 with CDC's action guide.
Posted: August 18, 2020, 4:00 am
These graphics will help health departments develop their communications with communities about COVID-19 contact tracing.
Posted: August 18, 2020, 4:00 am
Risk of COVID-19 hospitalization and death by age group
Posted: August 18, 2020, 4:00 am
Operational considerations to assist TB programs, health service managers, and healthcare personnel in maintaining continuity of essential TB services in low-resource, non-US settings during the COVID-19 pandemic
Posted: August 17, 2020, 4:00 am
Hiring for in-home services and repairs during COVID-19
Posted: August 13, 2020, 4:00 am
CDC COVID-19 guidance for refugee resettlement service providers who interact with refugee clients in a variety of group settings.
Posted: August 13, 2020, 4:00 am
Links to CDC Communication tools and materials
Posted: August 13, 2020, 4:00 am
Healthcare providers can follow these recommendations to provide high-quality, client-centered family planning services during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Posted: August 13, 2020, 4:00 am
Infection prevention and control information for non-US healthcare settings and non-US national government officials working on COVID-19 response.
Posted: August 12, 2020, 4:00 am
Interim Infection Prevention and Control Guidance for Veterinary Clinics During the COVID-19 Response
Posted: August 12, 2020, 4:00 am
This is guidance for state public health veterinarians and state animal health officials to help guide decisions on testing animals for SARS-CoV-2.
Posted: August 12, 2020, 4:00 am
COVID-19 and Seasonal Allergies FAQs
Posted: August 12, 2020, 4:00 am
When CDC needed quick answers about how COVID-19 spreads within households, Dr. Hannah Kirking knew she could count on her family - her Epidemic Intelligence Service family, that is.
Posted: August 10, 2020, 4:00 am
Because many people who are homeless are older adults or have underlying medical conditions, they may also be at higher risk for severe illness from COVID-19.
Posted: August 10, 2020, 4:00 am
Guidance for return to work healthcare personnel (HCP) with confirmed COVID-19, or who have suspected COVID-19 (e.g., developed symptoms of a respiratory infection [e.g., cough, sore throat, shortness of breath, fever] but did not get tested for C...
Posted: August 10, 2020, 4:00 am
This factsheet provides information to help transit station workers to prevent exposure to COVID-19 at their workplace.
Posted: August 7, 2020, 4:00 am
This factsheet provides information to help transit maintenance workers to prevent exposure to COVID-19 at their workplace.
Posted: August 7, 2020, 4:00 am
The COVID-19 Mathematical Modeling landing page will link together documents posted by the Modeling Task Force, including mortality forecasts, hospitalization forecasts, pandemic planning scenarios, and the COVID-19 Surge Tool. The modeling docu...
Posted: August 7, 2020, 4:00 am
This factsheet provides information to help rail transit operators to prevent exposure to COVID-19 at their workplace.
Posted: August 6, 2020, 4:00 am
Guidance intended to provide key actions that local and state health departments, homelessness service systems, housing authorities, emergency planners, healthcare facilities, and homeless outreach services can take to protect people experiencing ...
Posted: August 6, 2020, 4:00 am
COVID-19 related information for environmental health practitioners from CDC and other trusted sources.
Posted: August 6, 2020, 4:00 am
The goals of CDC's global response to COVID-19 are to limit human-to-human transmission, minimize the impact of COVID-19 in vulnerable countries with limited preparedness capacity, and reduce specific threats that pose current and future risk to t...
Posted: August 5, 2020, 4:00 am
CDC has developed a new laboratory test kit for use in testing patient specimens for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2).
Posted: August 5, 2020, 4:00 am
Key Resources
Posted: August 4, 2020, 4:00 am
It's hard enough to fight COVID-19 when it's spreading throughout a community. It's more complicated when it reaches into an institution like a jail, where measures like social distancing are tougher to institute.
Posted: August 3, 2020, 4:00 am
Screening clients for respiratory infection symptoms at entry to homeless shelters
Posted: August 3, 2020, 4:00 am
This guidance is for emergency planners who may need to consider local conditions, statutory authorities, resources, agreements, and other critical factors to plan for disaster sheltering of household pets, service animals, and support animals dur...
Posted: August 3, 2020, 4:00 am
COVID-19 guidance, tools, resources, and communication products to help tribes, their members, and their leadership make informed decisions and protect themselves and their communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Posted: August 1, 2020, 4:00 am
CDC has developed interim guidance for how healthcare providers, laboratories, and public health staff should use antibody tests for COVID-19. These tests look for the presence of antibodies, which are specific proteins made in response to infect...
Posted: August 1, 2020, 4:00 am
Tools and resources for occupational safety and health professionals and state and local public health officials assessing manufacturing facilities
Posted: August 1, 2020, 4:00 am
Learn about managing investigations during a COVID-19 outbreak in congregate settings, correctional facilities, workplaces, healthcare settings, schools, and homeless shelters.
Posted: July 31, 2020, 4:00 am
See considerations and recommendations for health departments supporting COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) testing in communities, schools, workplaces, and healthcare settings.
Posted: July 31, 2020, 4:00 am
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 d...
Posted: July 30, 2020, 5:30 pm
Protect Yourself and Others from COVID-19 When Visiting Parks and Recreational Facilities
Posted: July 30, 2020, 4:00 am
This guidance outlines key considerations for states and healthcare systems to consider strategies for transferring patients, staff, and supplies between health facilities to optimize patient care, balance resources, and minimize use of crisis car...
Posted: July 30, 2020, 4:00 am
When CDC needed quick answers about how COVID-19 spreads within households, Dr. Hannah Kirking knew she could count on her family - her Epidemic Intelligence Service family, that is.
Posted: July 29, 2020, 4:00 am
Although the risk of serious illness from COVID-19 for people with HIV is not known, people with HIV may have concerns and questions related to their risk.
Posted: July 28, 2020, 4:00 am
Guidance for the Identification of Healthcare Workers and Inpatients with Suspected COVID-19 in non-US Healthcare Settings
Posted: July 28, 2020, 4:00 am
With extensive participation from US clinical and public health laboratories, academic institutions, and the private sector, the SPHERES consortium aims to generate information about the virus that will strengthen COVID-19 mitigation strategies.
Posted: July 27, 2020, 4:00 am
it is crucial that the needs of mothers, newborns, and children are kept in mind when developing mitigation strategies for maintaining essential services delivery in low-resource countries, including considering providing services by telehealth wh...
Posted: July 27, 2020, 4:00 am
This document presents considerations from CDc's perspective for implementing the shielding approach in humanitarian settings as outlined in guidance documents focused on camps, displaced populations and low-resource settings. Considerations are b...
Posted: July 26, 2020, 4:00 am
Learn what public health inspectors need to know during COVID-19.
Posted: July 24, 2020, 4:00 am
FAQ for School Administrators on Reopening Schools
Posted: July 24, 2020, 4:00 am
Systemic health and social inequities have put people from racial and ethnic minority groups at increased risk from COVID-19. Take steps to reduce health disparities.
Posted: July 24, 2020, 4:00 am
Take steps to reduce health and social inequities that put people from racial and ethnic minority groups at increased risk from COVID-19.
Posted: July 24, 2020, 4:00 am
The Importance of Reopening America's Schools this Fall
Posted: July 23, 2020, 4:00 am
Testing is one of the biggest tools in fighting COVID-19, and that's kept CDC Laboratory Leadership Service (LLS) Fellow Jesica Jacobs hopping.
Posted: July 22, 2020, 4:00 am
Childcare Programs and Summer Camps
Posted: July 21, 2020, 4:00 am
Ways to Safely Seek Care When You Are Sick in non-US settings
Posted: July 21, 2020, 4:00 am
How telehealth services can be used to provide necessary care to patients while minimizing the transmission risk of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, to healthcare workers and patients.
Posted: July 21, 2020, 4:00 am
Interactive Serology Dashboard for Commercial Laboratory Surveys
Posted: July 21, 2020, 4:00 am
CDC is working with state, local, territorial, academic, and commercial partners to better understand COVID-19 in the United States. Serology tests look for antibodies in blood. If antibodies are found, that means there has been a previous infecti...
Posted: July 21, 2020, 4:00 am
CDC Director Dr. Robert R. Redfield and HHS Chief Information Officer Jose Arrieta Remarks on HHS Protect
Posted: July 16, 2020, 10:05 pm
Infographic: Tracking MIS-C: Multi-System Inflammatory Syndrome in U.S. Children
Posted: July 16, 2020, 4:00 am
For the general public, wear gloves when cleaning if the cleaning product says to wear gloves or If you are providing care to someone who is sick at home or in another non-healthcare setting.
Posted: July 16, 2020, 4:00 am
CDC's optimization strategies for PPE offer options for use when PPE supplies are stressed, running low, or absent
Posted: July 16, 2020, 4:00 am
Strategies for Optimizing the Supply of PPE
Posted: July 16, 2020, 4:00 am
Guidance for all first responders, including law enforcement, fire services, emergency medical services, and emergency management officials, who anticipate close contact with persons with confirmed or possible COVID-19 in the course of their work.
Posted: July 15, 2020, 4:00 am
"Every day, I walk away amazed"
Posted: July 15, 2020, 4:00 am
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.
Posted: July 14, 2020, 11:00 pm
COVID-19 Graphics and Buttons
Posted: July 14, 2020, 4:00 am
Find guidance and tools about coronavirus disease (COVID-19) for specific healthcare facilities.
Posted: July 12, 2020, 4:00 am
CDC is learning more about how people in special populations like healthcare workers and first responders have been infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. This information is being collected through seroprevalence surveys, which...
Posted: July 10, 2020, 4:00 am
Guidance on the cleaning and disinfection of households where persons under investigation (PUI) or those with confirmed COVID-19 reside or may be in self-isolation.
Posted: July 10, 2020, 4:00 am
In the face of an infectious disease outbreak without a vaccine or known treatment, communicating prevention messages is critical to slowing the spread of the pandemic.
Posted: July 9, 2020, 4:00 am
CDC is aggressively responding to the global outbreak of COVID-19 and preparing for the potential of community spread in the United States.
Posted: July 8, 2020, 4:00 am
A seroprevalence survey uses antibody tests to estimate the percentage of people in a population who have antibodies against SARS-CoV-2. This page includes a graphic explaining how seroprevlance surveys use antibody test to measure the percent of ...
Posted: July 8, 2020, 4:00 am
Find CDC's recommendations for providing dialysis to confirmed or suspected COVID-19 patients in acute care settings.
Posted: July 7, 2020, 4:00 am
Provides messages and graphics to help ensure current, correct messaging from a trusted source, create collateral materials, and share resources regarding COVID-19.
Posted: July 6, 2020, 4:00 am
Provides messages and graphics to help ensure current, correct messaging from a trusted source, create collateral materials, and share resources regarding COVID-19.
Posted: July 6, 2020, 4:00 am
Fair and agricultural show organizers should consider the potential for COVID-19 to spread from person to person, person to animal, and possibly from animal to animal. The risk of animal-to-person spread is considered low.
Posted: July 6, 2020, 4:00 am
Reported coronavirus disease, COVID-19, cases likely represent only a fraction of all SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19 infections. CDC is using information from COVID-19 seroprevalence surveys to learn more about past SARS-CoV-2 infectio...
Posted: July 6, 2020, 4:00 am
Response highlights
Posted: July 6, 2020, 4:00 am
When the pandemic hit, CDC's National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey turned its fleet of mobile examination centers into rolling centers for much-needed COVID-19 testing.
Posted: July 2, 2020, 4:00 am
When parents and caregivers deal with COVID-19 calmly and confidently, they can provide the best support for their children.
Posted: July 1, 2020, 4:00 am
Epidemiologists did field investigations to find out how the new virus started. They conducted surveys in the community and in health facilities and collected nose and throat specimens for lab analyses. These investigations showed them who was inf...
Posted: July 1, 2020, 4:00 am
Information on how CDC is monitoring and tracking COVID-19 including defining cases, collecting information about cases, reporting cases, tracing contacts, and characterizing the impact of disease.
Posted: July 1, 2020, 4:00 am
When a new infectious disease is discovered, scientists called epidemiologists work with other scientists to find who has it, why they have it, and what CDC can do about it. From the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak, scientists at CDC and around...
Posted: July 1, 2020, 4:00 am
Epidemiologists did field investigations to find out how the new virus started. They conducted surveys in the community and in health facilities and collected nose and throat specimens for lab analyses. These investigations showed them who was inf...
Posted: July 1, 2020, 4:00 am
CDC and other agencies and institutions around the world are conducting thousands of epidemiological studies to learn more about COVID-19 and the virus that causes it. These studies help us understand more about COVID-19, the virus that causes it,...
Posted: July 1, 2020, 4:00 am
This page lists several actions you can take to reduce your risk of getting or spreading the virus when you go to public swim areas, such as beaches, pools, water playgrounds, and hot tubs.
Posted: July 1, 2020, 4:00 am
Healthcare providers, find out how to best offer necessary non-COVID-19 clinical care in the safest way possible for your patients.
Posted: June 30, 2020, 4:00 am
Systems that are collecting and reporting COVID data
Posted: June 29, 2020, 4:00 am
Actions that persons and communities can take to help slow the transmission of the virus in communities.
Posted: June 29, 2020, 4:00 am
Infection Prevention and Control in Diverse Settings
Posted: June 29, 2020, 4:00 am
Learn what bank employees need to know during COVID-19.
Posted: June 28, 2020, 4:00 am
Standardized procedure for broad-based testing for SARS-CoV-2 in congregate settings: Considerations for health departments and healthcare providers
Posted: June 27, 2020, 4:00 am
The goals of CDC's global response to COVID-19 are to limit human-to- human transmission, minimize the impact of COVID-19 in vulnerable countries with limited preparedness capacity, and reduce specific threats that pose current and future risk to ...
Posted: June 26, 2020, 4:00 am
: CDC has an overarching strategy for learning more about how many people have been infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, and how it is spreading through the U.S. population. This strategy includes using serology testing for su...
Posted: June 25, 2020, 4:00 am
Learn how to set up safe watering points during COVID-19.
Posted: June 24, 2020, 4:00 am
Learn about post-deployment process considerations for COVID-19 rapid response teams.
Posted: June 23, 2020, 4:00 am
Outlines pre-deployment processes for COVID-19 responders.
Posted: June 23, 2020, 4:00 am
Learn about deployment process considerations for COVID-19 rapid response teams.
Posted: June 23, 2020, 4:00 am
More Resources about COVID-19
Posted: June 23, 2020, 4:00 am
Learn how a logic model for public health departments helps to monitor and evaluate community mitigation strategies for COVID-19.
Posted: June 20, 2020, 4:00 am
Learn how to protect therapy and service animals during the COVID-19 pandemic. Follow your local guidance for acceptable business and social practices. Follow CDC's general recommendations for protecting pets from infection, when possible.
Posted: June 16, 2020, 4:00 am
Mitsuru Toda traveled halfway around the world for a career at CDC. But when COVID-19 began sickening passengers on a cruise ship in the Pacific, her job as an epidemiologist took her back to her hometown.
Posted: June 15, 2020, 4:00 am
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released consolidated recommendations for COVID-19 testing, including interim testing guidelines for nursing home residents and healthcare personnel, as well as testing strategy options for ...
Posted: June 14, 2020, 12:55 am
Grieving the loss of a loved one while coping with the fear and anxiety related to the COVID-19 pandemic can be especially overwhelming. Social distancing, “stay-at home-orders,” and limits on the size of in-person gatherings have changed the...
Posted: June 11, 2020, 4:00 am
Violence is a serious public health problem. It affects people in all stages of life, from infants to the elderly. If you or someone you care about is experiencing violence, there are resources that may help.
Posted: June 11, 2020, 4:00 am
Some groups of people who may be experiencing stigma because of COVID-19. Stigma hurts everyone by creating fear or anger towards other people.
Posted: June 11, 2020, 4:00 am
​To facilitate decision-making regarding the testing of wildlife for SARS-CoV-2.
Posted: June 11, 2020, 4:00 am
Federal fiscal resources for CDC applicants and recipients of CDC funding.
Posted: June 10, 2020, 4:00 am
Learn how telehealth technology can help you safely provide necessary care to patients during COVID-19.
Posted: June 10, 2020, 4:00 am
This document focuses on communication strategies for case interviews and provides suggested language for case investigators as they cover each topic area during an interview.
Posted: June 7, 2020, 4:00 am
List of primers and probes labeled for EUA use and distributed by the International Reagent Resource may be used for viral testing with the CDC 2019-nCoV Real-Time RT-PCR Diagnostic Panel.
Posted: June 6, 2020, 4:00 am
This web page contains COVID-19 staffing guidance for state, tribal, local, and territorial health departments.
Posted: June 3, 2020, 4:00 am
Find CDC's considerations on providing home dialysis services during COVID-19.
Posted: June 3, 2020, 4:00 am
To better understand the percentage of infections in a community, CDC is collaborating with state and county health departments to conduct community-level seroprevalence surveys. Learning about infections in these communities can help CDC to under...
Posted: June 1, 2020, 4:00 am
When COVID-19 cases surged in the Detroit area in April, Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer Guillermo “Memo” Sanchez was called to assist efforts to prevent COVID-19 from spreading in nursing homes.
Posted: June 1, 2020, 4:00 am
Support services may be needed to allow people with COVID-19 to self-isolate. Support services needed may include food, healthcare services, laundry, pharmacy, garbage removal, and internet access.
Posted: June 1, 2020, 4:00 am
Learn how communities can stay safe while resuming school and providing support for parents and guardians returning to work.
Posted: May 30, 2020, 4:00 am
CDC has guidance for administrators of group homes (GHs) for people with disabilities. GH administrators may consider implementing several strategies to encourage behaviors that reduce the spread of COVID-19.
Posted: May 30, 2020, 4:00 am
Childcare Programs
Posted: May 29, 2020, 4:00 am
Considerations When Preparing for COVID-19 in Assisted Living Facilities
Posted: May 29, 2020, 4:00 am
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.
Posted: May 28, 2020, 3:30 pm
First Responders and Law Enforcement
Posted: May 28, 2020, 4:00 am
Interim Guidance for Mass Transit Administrators
Posted: May 28, 2020, 4:00 am
Informational web page with links to provide relevant COVID-19 information for sanitation and wastewater workers
Posted: May 28, 2020, 4:00 am
This guidance is intended to inform Direct Service Providers, caregivers, parents, and people with developmental and behavioral disorders on accommodations, modifications, and assistance related to COVID-19 preparation and response.
Posted: May 27, 2020, 4:00 am
This section describes when jurisdictions can initiate or suspend COVID-19 case investigation and contact tracing activities.
Posted: May 26, 2020, 4:00 am
Special considerations for health departments may include special sites not under jurisdiction, culturally and linguistically diverse populations, and interjurisdictional case investigation.
Posted: May 26, 2020, 4:00 am
This section provides guidance to jurisdictions on measuring the success of their case investigation and contact tracing activities. Suggested process and outcome metrics are provided.
Posted: May 26, 2020, 4:00 am
Learn about advantages, disadvantages, and implementation challenges for various digital contact tracing tools.
Posted: May 26, 2020, 4:00 am
This section provides considerations for local health jurisdictions in designing their data management systems used for COVID-19 case investigation and contact tracing activities.
Posted: May 26, 2020, 4:00 am
Learn about minimal standards regarding confidentiality and consent for contact tracing programs.
Posted: May 26, 2020, 4:00 am
Considerations when building community support for contact tracing programs.
Posted: May 26, 2020, 4:00 am
CDC's COVIDSurge Tool can estimate the number of local patients needing hospitalization, ICU care, and ventilator support.
Posted: May 25, 2020, 4:00 am
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 guida...
Posted: May 22, 2020, 9:55 pm
Text description for infographic about aligning manufacturing workstations
Posted: May 22, 2020, 4:00 am
Employers, use this toolkit to plan, prepare, and respond as you reintegrate employees into the workplace.
Posted: May 21, 2020, 4:00 am
Environmental health practitioners and rodent control programs: rodent activity is increasing in some jurisdictions. Rodent control and surveillance are critical for protecting public health during responses to natural disasters and public health ...
Posted: May 21, 2020, 4:00 am
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...
Posted: May 20, 2020, 8:10 pm
Parents, family members, school staff, and other trusted adults can play an important role in helping children make sense of what they hear about coronavirus (COVID-19). Be honest, accurate, and minimize anxiety and fear.
Posted: May 20, 2020, 4:00 am
Information for parents about a condition associated with COVID-19 called Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C).
Posted: May 20, 2020, 4:00 am
Find CDC's considerations for performing facility-wide COVID-19 testing in nursing homes.
Posted: May 19, 2020, 4:00 am
Learn how emergency responders, healthcare workers, and other essential service workers can best deal with extended work hours during COVID-19.
Posted: May 19, 2020, 4:00 am
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 jurisdic...
Posted: May 19, 2020, 1:50 am
John Brooks: Looking for Clues
Posted: May 18, 2020, 4:00 am
Mass Transit Decision Tool
Posted: May 16, 2020, 4:00 am
Homeless Service Providers are community-based prevention programs that can provide a range of services. This page provides homeless service providers â€" many of whom have remained open during the COVID-19 pandemic â€" with a reminder of importa...
Posted: May 16, 2020, 4:00 am
Syringe services programs (SSPs) are community-based prevention programs that can provide a range of services. This page provides guidance to syringe service programs for COVID-19.
Posted: May 15, 2020, 4:00 am
COVID Response Corps is a new, nationwide community-focused initiative to provide surge staffing and resources to support state, tribal, local, and territorial health departments on the frontlines of the fight against COVID-19.
Posted: May 15, 2020, 4:00 am
Guidance for public health professionals managing the home care and isolation of people with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) who have pets or other animals (including service or working animals) in the same home.
Posted: May 15, 2020, 4:00 am
Learn about CDC's considerations for purchasing N95 respirators from other countries, including K95 respirators from China.
Posted: May 15, 2020, 4:00 am
Learn to apply COVID-19 case investigating protocol to realistic scenarios.
Posted: May 14, 2020, 4:00 am
CDC laboratories' work in response to the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Posted: May 13, 2020, 4:00 am
CDC Medical Officer Dr. Vikram Krishnasamy is a veteran of several responses, but he says COVID-19 is a different type of outbreak.
Posted: May 12, 2020, 4:00 am
Find CDC's considerations for infection prevention and care in nursing homes and assisted living facilities that provide memory care.
Posted: May 12, 2020, 4:00 am
If you are caring for someone at home, monitor for emergency signs, prevent the spread of germs, treat symptoms, and carefully consider when to end home isolation.
Posted: May 8, 2020, 4:00 am
Additional Training Objectives
Posted: May 8, 2020, 4:00 am
Learn what waste collectors and recyclers need to know during COVID-19.
Posted: May 7, 2020, 4:00 am
Arriving Passengers Health Card
Posted: May 6, 2020, 4:00 am
Information for people with liver disease who may be at higher risk for severe illness from COVID-19. People with chronic liver disease, including hepatitis B and hepatitis C, may have concerns and questions related to their risk.
Posted: May 5, 2020, 4:00 am
Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) is a disease caused by the newly emerged coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. To prevent further spread of SARS-CoV-2 and to collect information to better understand the virus and its impact on health outcomes, CDC has developed ...
Posted: May 5, 2020, 4:00 am
CDC Health Communication Specialist, Jill Brown, deployed to San Francisco's Quarantine station when CDC began screening passengers from China early in the COVID-19 outbreak.
Posted: May 2, 2020, 4:00 am
CDC's office in Fort Collins ships 9 tons of stockpiled protective equipment to public health agencies and CDC teams around the world.
Posted: May 1, 2020, 4:00 am
How can healthcare personnel best protect themselves, patients, and their communities? Find out here.
Posted: May 1, 2020, 4:00 am
Find information about responding to Coronavirus (COVID-19) in nursing homes.
Posted: April 30, 2020, 4:00 am
Learn what mail and parcel delivery drivers need to know during COVID-19.
Posted: April 17, 2020, 4:00 am
What Airport Retail or Food Service Workers Need to Know about COVID-19
Posted: April 16, 2020, 4:00 am
Learn what airline catering kitchen workers need to know during COVID-19.
Posted: April 16, 2020, 4:00 am
Guidance on the cleaning and disinfection of rooms or areas of those with suspected or with confirmed
Posted: April 14, 2020, 4:00 am
Learn what aircraft maintenance workers need to know during COVID-19.
Posted: April 14, 2020, 4:00 am
Learn some strategies on how to filtering facepiece respirators (FFRs) that are used in worksites such as manufacturing and construction.
Posted: April 12, 2020, 4:00 am
This document is intended for use by federal, state, local, and tribal jurisdictions in the United States. It should be used in conjunction with existing cooling center operation and management plans, procedures, guidance, resources, and systems.
Posted: April 11, 2020, 4:00 am
As part of the risk assessment and public health management of persons with potential COVID-19, public health personnel will typically conduct interviews and assess these individuals for fever or other symptoms of COVID-19.
Posted: April 10, 2020, 4:00 am
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced today the extension of a No Sail Order for all cruise ships.
Posted: April 9, 2020, 10:40 pm
Provides guidance on Homeless and Meal Service Providers for Emergency and Day Shelters.
Posted: April 7, 2020, 4:00 am
Use this tool to plan and optimize the use of PPE for response to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
Posted: April 7, 2020, 4:00 am
Strategic priority infection prevention and control (IPC) activities for containment and prevention of COVID-19 cases at healthcare facilities in non-US settings
Posted: April 6, 2020, 4:00 am
CDC is modifying existing surveillance systems to track COVID-19, and posted the first of what will be a weekly surveillance report called, "COVIDView."
Posted: April 5, 2020, 1:35 am
Learn how small businesses can decrease the spread of COVID-19 and lower the impact of COVID-19 in the workplace.
Posted: April 4, 2020, 4:00 am
CDC has become aware that members of the general public are receiving calls appearing to originate from CDC through caller ID, or they are receiving scammer voice mail messages saying the caller is from the Centers for Disease Control and Preventi...
Posted: April 3, 2020, 5:00 pm
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.
Posted: March 29, 2020, 3:00 am
When we issued the self-quarantining guidance for greater New York City residents leaving this area, it was out of an abundance of caution to help protect U.S. areas with lower levels of COVID-19 spread.
Posted: March 27, 2020, 1:00 am
CDC's recommendations for the next 30 days of mitigation strategies for Florida due to COVID-19.
Posted: March 23, 2020, 4:00 am
There are no US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved drugs specifically for the treatment of patients with COVID-19. At present clinical management includes infection prevention and control measures and supportive care, including supplemen...
Posted: March 23, 2020, 12:00 am
Find answers to questions about novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), including disease basics, prevention, travel, and 2019-nCoV and animals information.
Posted: March 20, 2020, 4:00 am
Guide to strategies for allocating stockpiled ventilators to healthcare systems and facilities during the COVID-19 response.
Posted: March 20, 2020, 4:00 am
Steps that healthcare facilities can take to prepare for an outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) among patients and staff.
Posted: March 20, 2020, 4:00 am
Introduction of COVID-19 into a long-term residential care facility in Washington resulted in cases among 81 residents, 34 staff members, and 14 visitors; 23 persons died. Limitations in effective infection control and prevention and staff members...
Posted: March 18, 2020, 5:30 pm
This first preliminary description of outcomes among patients with COVID-19 in the United States indicates that fatality was highest in persons aged ≥85, ranging from 10% to 27%, followed by 3% to 11% among persons aged 65-84 years, 1% to 3% among...
Posted: March 18, 2020, 5:15 pm
Posted: March 17, 2020, 11:40 pm
Initial Investigation of Transmission of COVID-19 Among Crew Members During Quarantine of a Cruise Ship - Yokohama, Japan, February 2020
Posted: March 17, 2020, 5:00 pm
CDC's recommendations for the next 30 days of mitigation strategies for Seattle-King, Pierce and Snohomish, Washington due to COVID-19.
Posted: March 17, 2020, 4:00 am
CDC's recommendations for the next 30 days of mitigation strategies for Massachusetts due to COVID-19.
Posted: March 17, 2020, 4:00 am
CDC's recommendations for the next 30 days of mitigation strategies for New Rochelle, New York (Westchester County) due to COVID-19.
Posted: March 17, 2020, 4:00 am
Santa Clara County, California Community Mitigation
Posted: March 17, 2020, 4:00 am
Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Surveillance and Containment Measures for the First 100 Patients with COVID-19 in Singapore - January 2-February 29, 2020
Posted: March 13, 2020, 5:00 pm
Get ready! Steps you take to prepare your clinic for flu also can help protect your patients and healthcare workers from COVID-19.
Posted: March 11, 2020, 4:00 am
Water Transmission and COVID-19
Posted: March 10, 2020, 4:00 pm
Updated Guidance on Evaluating and Testing Persons for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
Posted: March 9, 2020, 12:20 am
COVID-19 and Cruise Ship Travel
Posted: March 8, 2020, 7:00 pm
Active Monitoring of Persons Exposed to Patients with Confirmed COVID-19 - United States, January-February 2020
Posted: March 3, 2020, 8:00 pm
Guidance for state and local public health information officers, health communication specialists, health educators, and other public health professionals responsible for planning communication strategies before, during, and after an outbreak of c...
Posted: March 1, 2020, 5:00 am
MMWR: Public Health Response to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Outbreak- United States
Posted: February 25, 2020, 6:00 pm
Examine this preparedness checklist for patient transport and arrival with confirmed or suspected COVID-19.
Posted: February 21, 2020, 5:00 am
Interim Guidance for Ships on Managing Suspected Coronavirus Disease 2019
Posted: February 18, 2020, 1:00 pm