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New CDC data finds adult obesity is increasing

Thu, 17 Sep 2020 11:25:00 EST

New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that adult obesity prevalence is increasing and racial and ethnic disparities persist. Notably, adults with obesity are at heightened risk for severe outcomes from COVID-19.

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CDC Releases Indicators for Dynamic School Decision-Making

Tue, 15 Sep 2020 18:15:00 EST

Today, CDC released indicators to help schools make dynamic decisions about in-person learning as local conditions evolve throughout the pandemic.

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CDC awards $7 million for pilot project to reduce chronic disease by advancing health equity

Fri, 11 Sep 2020 16:40:00 EST

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Youth e-cigarette use is down, but 3.6 million still use e-cigarettes

Wed, 09 Sep 2020 12:15:00 EST

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in collaboration with various partners, released two papers today in Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) highlighting recent changes in U.S. e-cigarette use and sales.

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Investigation Update On Peaches

Thu, 27 Aug 2020 15:55:00 EST

CDC has updated its food safety alert for a Salmonella illness outbreak linked to peaches:https://www.cdc.gov/salmonella/enteritidis-08-20/index.html

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CDC’s Tips® campaign led 1 million U.S. adults to quit smoking during 2012–2018

Thu, 27 Aug 2020 13:15:00 EST

Findings from a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) study published in Preventing Chronic Disease show that CDC’s Tips From Former Smokers® (Tips®) campaign led more than 1 million U.S. adults to quit smoking and an estimated 16.4 million U.S. adults to attempt to quit smoking during 2012–2018.

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Dr. Robert R. Redfield Statement on “Preventing and Mitigating SARS-CoV-2 Transmission — Four Overnight Camps, Maine, June–August 2020”

Wed, 26 Aug 2020 14:40:00 EST

Today’s MMWR, which highlights the thoughtful and prudent public health practices used during overnight summer camps in Maine, reinforces how powerful everyday preventive actions are in reducing and keeping COVID-19 transmission low. Despite more than 1,000 campers and staff from nearly every state and 7 countries, only three people tested positive for COVID-19 during the camp and no additional campers or staff were known to be infected.

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CDC Media Telebriefing: Update on COVID-19

Fri, 21 Aug 2020 11:05:00 EST

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

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CDC data show disproportionate COVID-19 impact in American Indian/Alaska Native populations

Wed, 19 Aug 2020 12:50:00 EST

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 disease. CDC found that in 23 selected states, the cumulative incidence of laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 cases among AI/AN was 3.5 times that of non-Hispanic whites.

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CDC Outbreak Investigations: New <em>Salmonella</em> Outbreak Linked to Bagged Peaches; Updates on Outbreak Linked to Onions

Wed, 19 Aug 2020 00:00:00 EST

CDC has posted a new food safety alert for a Salmonella illness outbreak linked to bagged peaches, and updated recall information and case counts for a Salmonella outbreak linked to onions.

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

Mon, 10 Aug 2020 11:30:00 EST

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

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

Mon, 10 Aug 2020 10:40:00 EST

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

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Nootkatone Now Registered by EPA

Mon, 10 Aug 2020 08:45:00 EST

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

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Investigation Update on Salmonella

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 10:55:00 EST

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

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

Wed, 05 Aug 2020 12:10:00 EST

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CDC Expects 2020 Outbreak of Life-Threatening Acute Flaccid Myelitis Transcript

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 18:05:00 EST

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

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CDC Expects 2020 Outbreak of Life-Threatening Acute Flaccid Myelitis

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 12:50:00 EST

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

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CDC Telebriefing: New Vital Signs Report

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 08:55:00 EST

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

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Study highlights importance of CDC mitigation strategies

Fri, 31 Jul 2020 12:55:00 EST

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

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

Thu, 30 Jul 2020 13:20:00 EST

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

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

Fri, 24 Jul 2020 15:50:00 EST

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

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The 30th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

Fri, 24 Jul 2020 09:55:00 EST

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

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CDC releases new resources and tools to support opening schools

Thu, 23 Jul 2020 18:50:00 EST

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

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

Wed, 22 Jul 2020 14:30:00 EST

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Salmonella Investigation Notice

Tue, 21 Jul 2020 18:10:00 EST

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

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Cruise ship No Sail Order extended through September 2020

Thu, 16 Jul 2020 17:35:00 EST

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

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

Thu, 16 Jul 2020 00:00:00 EST

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

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

Tue, 14 Jul 2020 19:00:00 EST

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.

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Transcript for the CDC Telebriefing Update on COVID-19

Fri, 26 Jun 2020 09:40:00 EST

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

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HHS Announces New Organ Transplant Guidance

Thu, 25 Jun 2020 23:55:00 EST

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

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

Thu, 25 Jun 2020 14:10:00 EST

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

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

Thu, 25 Jun 2020 13:30:00 EST

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

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CDC Media Telebriefing: Update on COVID-19

Thu, 25 Jun 2020 11:15:00 EST

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

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CDC releases consolidated COVID-19 testing recommendations

Sat, 13 Jun 2020 20:50:00 EST

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Transcript - CDC Media Telebriefing: Update on COVID-19

Fri, 12 Jun 2020 18:05:00 EST

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

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CDC Media Telebriefing: Update on COVID-19

Fri, 12 Jun 2020 00:00:00 EST

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

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

Thu, 04 Jun 2020 15:25:00 EST

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

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

Thu, 28 May 2020 17:30:00 EST

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.

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

Fri, 22 May 2020 20:50:00 EST

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

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CDC Releases Recommendations for Communities of Faith

Fri, 22 May 2020 17:45:00 EST

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

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CDC Health Scientist wins 2019 Arthur S. Flemming Award

Fri, 22 May 2020 16:45:00 EST

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

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

Wed, 20 May 2020 18:20:00 EST

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

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CDC releases resources to assist states to open

Wed, 20 May 2020 15:50:00 EST

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

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

Mon, 18 May 2020 20:10:00 EST

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

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

Tue, 12 May 2020 16:05:00 EST

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

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CDC scientists honored as 2020 Service to America Medal Finalists

Fri, 08 May 2020 10:20:00 EST

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

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CDC launches national viral genomics consortium to better map SARS-CoV-2 transmission

Fri, 01 May 2020 19:30:00 EST

CDC has kicked off the SARS-CoV-2 Sequencing for Public Health Emergency Response, Epidemiology and Surveillance (SPHERES) consortium, which will greatly expand the use of whole genome sequencing (WGS) of the COVID-19 virus.

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

Thu, 23 Apr 2020 13:15:00 EST

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

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

Wed, 22 Apr 2020 14:15:00 EST

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CDC Announces Modifications and Extension of No Sail Order for All Cruise Ships

Thu, 09 Apr 2020 18:15:00 EST

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

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

Tue, 07 Apr 2020 14:55:00 EST

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

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

Tue, 07 Apr 2020 10:35:00 EST

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

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CDC Launches New Weekly COVID-19 Surveillance Report

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 16:50:00 EST

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COVID-19-Related Phone Scams and Phishing Attacks

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 14:05:00 EST

COVID-19-Related Phone Scams and Phishing Attacks

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

Sat, 28 Mar 2020 22:00:00 EST

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.

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CDC Statement on COVID-19 Apple App

Fri, 27 Mar 2020 18:05:00 EST

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

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

Thu, 26 Mar 2020 21:00:00 EST

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

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Autism Prevalence Rises in Communities Monitored by CDC

Thu, 26 Mar 2020 15:20:00 EST

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

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

Wed, 25 Mar 2020 16:45:00 EST

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

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Higher Daily Step Count Linked with Lower All-cause Mortality

Tue, 24 Mar 2020 00:00:00 EST

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CDC’s successful <em>Tips From Former Smokers</em> campaign returns on March 23

Mon, 23 Mar 2020 00:00:00 EST

Today, a new round of straightforward ads kicks off the ninth year of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Tips From Former Smokers (Tips) campaign.

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CDC Encourages Donating Blood If You Are Well

Thu, 19 Mar 2020 17:10:00 EST

In healthcare settings all across the United States, donated blood is a lifesaving, essential part of caring for patients. The need for donated blood is constant, and blood centers are open and in urgent need of donations. CDC encourages people who are well to continue to donate blood if they are able, even if they are practicing social distancing because of COVID-19. CDC is supporting blood centers by providing recommendations that will keep donors and staff safe. Examples of these recommendations include spacing donor chairs 6 feet apart, thoroughly adhering to environmental cleaning practices, and encouraging donors to make donation appointments ahead of time.

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Food Safety Alert Regarding a Multistate Outbreak of E. Coli

Thu, 19 Mar 2020 16:50:00 EST

A CDC food safety alert regarding a multistate outbreak of E. coli O103 infections has been posted: https://www.cdc.gov/ecoli/2020/o103h2-02-20/index.html

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New Data Show Significant Changes in Drug Overdose Deaths

Wed, 18 Mar 2020 16:55:00 EST

Overall overdose death rates decreased by 4.1% from 2017 to 2018 in the United States. New CDC data show death rates involving heroin decreased by 4%, and prescription opioid-involved overdose death rates decreased by 13.5%.

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CDC Reports first known employee with COVID-19 Infection

Mon, 16 Mar 2020 16:00:00 EST

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today confirmed the first case of 2019 novel coronavirus disease (COVID-2019) in a CDC employee. Laboratory testing done at CDC confirmed this diagnosis. This individual is in good condition and is isolated to prevent spread of infection to others. Our best wishes go to the employee for a rapid and full recovery.

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CDC Media Telebriefing: Update on COVID-19

Fri, 13 Mar 2020 10:20:00 EST

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

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Annual Report to the Nation: Cancer Death Rates Continue to Decline

Thu, 12 Mar 2020 00:05:00 EST

Healthy People 2020 targets met for lung, prostate, breast, and colorectal cancer deaths

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Transcript - CDC Media Telebriefing: Update on COVID-19

Tue, 10 Mar 2020 14:45:00 EST

Transcript - CDC Media Telebriefing: Update on COVID-19

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CDC Media Telebriefing: Update on COVID-19

Mon, 09 Mar 2020 11:10:00 EST

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

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CDC Announces Additional COVID-19 Infections

Tue, 03 Mar 2020 18:10:00 EDT

At noon on Tuesday, March 3 the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported 60 cases of COVID-19 from 12 states.

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Transcript for the CDC Telebriefing Update on COVID-19

Tue, 03 Mar 2020 15:30:00 EDT

Transcript for the CDC Telebriefing Update on COVID-19

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CDC Media Telebriefing: Update on COVID-19

Tue, 03 Mar 2020 10:20:00 EDT

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

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Transcript for the CDC Telebriefing Update on COVID-19

Mon, 02 Mar 2020 15:15:00 EDT

Transcript for the CDC Telebriefing Update on COVID-19

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CDC, Washington State Report First COVID-19 Death

Sat, 29 Feb 2020 17:35:00 EDT

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and public health officials in the state of Washington have reported three hospitalized patients who have tested presumptive-positive for the virus that causes COVID-19, including one patient who died.

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CDC Media Telebriefing: Update on COVID-19

Sat, 29 Feb 2020 13:10:00 EDT

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

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CDC Announces Additional COVID-19 Presumptive Positive Cases

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 23:50:00 EDT

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is aware of four new presumptive positive cases of COVID-19 announced by state public health authorities who are currently conducting investigations.

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Transcript for the CDC Telebriefing Update on COVID-19

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 18:05:00 EDT

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

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CDC Media Telebriefing: Update on COVID-19

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 11:35:00 EDT

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

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CDC Food Safety Alert: CDC investigating outbreak of E. coli O103 infections linked to clover sprouts served at Jimmy John’s restaurants

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 09:35:00 EDT

A CDC food safety alert regarding a multistate outbreak of E. coli O103 infections has been posted: https://www.cdc.gov/ecoli/2020/o103h2-02-20/index.html

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CDC Confirms Possible Instance of Community Spread of COVID-19 in U.S.

Wed, 26 Feb 2020 20:35:00 EDT

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has confirmed an infection with the virus that causes COVID-19 in California in a person who reportedly did not have relevant travel history or exposure to another known patient with COVID-19.

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Transcript for the CDC Telebriefing Update on COVID-19

Wed, 26 Feb 2020 11:05:00 EDT

Transcript for the CDC Telebriefing Update on COVID-19

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CDC, States Update Number of Hospitalized EVALI Cases and EVALI Deaths

Tue, 25 Feb 2020 14:10:00 EDT

CDC today announced the updated number of hospitalized e-cigarette, or vaping, product use associated lung injury (EVALI) cases* and EVALI deaths.

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CDC Media Telebriefing: Update on COVID-19

Tue, 25 Feb 2020 10:25:00 EDT

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

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CDC Investigation Notice: Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Raw Turkey Products – Investigation Notice 2/15/19

Sat, 22 Feb 2020 13:00:00 EDT

An updated CDC investigation notice regarding a multistate outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to raw turkey products is now available: https://www.cdc.gov/salmonella/reading-07-18/index.html

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Transcript for CDC Telebriefing: Update on COVID-19

Fri, 21 Feb 2020 23:55:00 EDT

Transcript for the CDC Media Telebriefing Update on COVID-19

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CDC Media Telebriefing: Update on COVID-19

Fri, 21 Feb 2020 11:05:00 EDT

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

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Update on the Diamond Princess Cruise Ship in Japan

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 09:40:00 EDT

While the quarantine potentially conferred a significant public health benefit in slowing transmission, CDC’s assessment is that it may not have been sufficient to prevent transmission among individuals on the ship.

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Update on the Diamond Princess Cruise Ship in Japan

Tue, 18 Feb 2020 18:25:00 EDT

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is supporting the Department of State-led mission to repatriate U.S. citizens who want to return to the United States from Japan, currently aboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship.

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Diamond Princess Repatriation

Sat, 15 Feb 2020 13:30:00 EDT

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is supporting the Department of State-led mission to repatriate U.S. citizens who want to return to the United States from Japan, currently aboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship.

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Transcript for CDC Media Telebriefing: Update on COVID-19

Fri, 14 Feb 2020 17:20:00 EDT

CDC Media Telebriefing: Update on COVID-19

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CDC Media Telebriefing: Update on COVID-19

Fri, 14 Feb 2020 10:25:00 EDT

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

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CDC Confirms 15th Case of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

Thu, 13 Feb 2020 10:05:00 EDT

CDC today confirmed another infection with Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) in the United States.

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CDC Confirms 14th Case of 2019 Novel Coronavirus

Wed, 12 Feb 2020 21:05:00 EDT

CDC today confirmed another infection with 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the United States in California. The patient is among a group of people under a federal quarantine order because of their recent return to the U.S. on a State Department-chartered flight that arrived on February 7, 2020. CDC Confirms 14th Case of 2019 Novel Coronavirus

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Transcript for CDC Telebriefing: CDC Update on Novel Coronavirus

Wed, 12 Feb 2020 17:55:00 EDT

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

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Million Hearts Recognizes Hospitals and Health Systems’ Innovation and Commitment to Prevent Heart Attacks and Strokes

Wed, 12 Feb 2020 16:45:00 EDT

Million Hearts – a national initiative to prevent one million heart attacks and strokes in five years – is now congratulating hospitals and health systems that excel in preventing cardiovascular events through the new Million Hearts Hospitals & Health Systems Recognition Program.

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CDC Media Telebriefing: Update on COVID-19

Wed, 12 Feb 2020 10:30:00 EDT

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

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Adults Unintentionally Make It Easy for Young Children to Eat Dangerous Pills

Wed, 12 Feb 2020 09:40:00 EDT

Each year there are about 400,000 poison center calls and 50,000 ER visits as a result of young children ingesting medications when adults weren’t paying attention.

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CDC, States Update Number of Hospitalized EVALI Cases and EVALI Deaths

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 13:40:00 EDT

CDC today announced the updated number of hospitalized e-cigarette, or vaping, product use associated lung injury (EVALI) cases* and EVALI deaths.

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CDC Confirms 13th Case of 2019 Novel Coronavirus

Mon, 10 Feb 2020 21:55:00 EDT

CDC today confirmed another infection with 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in the United States that was detected in California. The patient who was under a federal quarantine order recently returned from Wuhan, China, where an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by this novel coronavirus has been ongoing since December 2019. This brings the total of number of 2019-nCoV cases in the United States to 13.

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