COVID-19 News from the CDC

COVID-19 News from the CDC

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is closely monitoring an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) coronavirus first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China.

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2019 Novel Coronavirus

Travel during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Sun, 09 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Travel during the COVID-19 Pandemic

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How CDC Determines the Level of a Country's COVID-19 Travel Health Notice

Sun, 09 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

How CDC Determines the Level of a Country's COVID-19 Travel Health Notice

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Travel: Frequently Asked Questions and Answers

Sun, 09 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Travel: Frequently Asked Questions and Answers

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Travel

Sun, 09 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

This page includes information about Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) for travelers and travel-related industries.

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Returning from International Travel

Sun, 09 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

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.

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COVID-19 Travel Recommendations by Country

Sun, 09 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

COVID-19 Travel Recommendations by Country

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Cases in the U.S.

Sun, 09 Aug 2020 03:00:00 GMT

Cases in U.S.

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COVID-19 Forecasting: Background Information

Sat, 08 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

COVID-19 Forecasting: Background Information

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Staffing Resources

Sat, 08 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Staffing Resources

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Cleaning, Disinfection, and Hand Hygiene in Schools

Sat, 08 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Cleaning, Disinfection, and Hand Hygiene in Schools

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Playing Youth Sports

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Playing Youth Sports

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How to Report COVID-19 Laboratory Data

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Reporting COVID-19 Laboratory Data

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What Transit Station Workers Need to Know about COVID-19

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

What Transit Station Workers Need to Know about COVID-19

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What Transit Maintenance Workers Need to Know about COVID-19

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

What Transit Maintenance Workers Need to Know about COVID-19

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COVID-19 Sample Training Plans for Contact Tracers, Case Investigators, and Supervisors

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

COVID-19 Contact Tracing Training Guidance and Resources

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COVID-19 Mathematical Modeling

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

COVID-19 Mathematical Modeling

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COVIDView Weekly Summary

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

COVIDView

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Worker Safety and Support

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Worker Safety and Support

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Considerations for Wearing Masks

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Considerations for Wearing Cloth Face Coverings

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Testing Data in the U.S.

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Testing in the U.S.

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How to Wear Masks

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

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.

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Crew Disembarkations through Commercial Travel

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Crew Disembarkations through Commercial Travel

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Environmental Health Practitioners

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Environmental Health Practitioners

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COVID-19 Forecasts: Cases

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Learn about COVID-19 forecasts and modeling for new cases.

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What Transit Maintenance Workers Need to Know About COVID-19

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

What Transit Maintenance Workers Need to Know About COVID-19

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Frequently Asked Questions about Coronavirus (COVID-19) for Laboratories

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Frequently Asked Questions about Coronavirus (COVID-19) for Laboratories

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What Rail Transit Operators Need to Know about COVID-19

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

What Rail Transit Operators Need to Know about COVID-19

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What Rail Transit Operators Need to Know About COVID-19

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

What Rail Transit Operators Need to Know About COVID-19

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About Masks

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

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.

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People Experiencing Homelessness

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

People Experiencing Homelessness

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Homelessness and COVID-19 FAQs

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Homelessness and COVID-19 FAQs

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COVID-19 By the Numbers

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

COVID-19 By the Numbers

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Air Travel Toolkit for Airline Partners

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Communication Toolkit for Airlines to inform Travelers and Crew

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Communication Resources for Travelers

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Communication Resources for Travelers

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Interim Guidance on Unsheltered Homelessness and Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) for Homeless Service Providers and Local Officials

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

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 homelessness from the spread of COVID-19.

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Contact Tracing Resources

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Contact Tracing

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Road Travel Toolkit for Transportation Partners

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Communication Toolkit for Transportation Partners to Inform Road Travelers

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COVID-19 in Newly Resettled Refugee Populations

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

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.

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Data on COVID-19 during Pregnancy

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Data on COVID-19 during Pregnancy

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General Contact Tracing and Case Investigation Training Modules

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

The trainings listed below are for public health professionals or the general public who are interested in becoming a contact tracer, case investigator or public health professional who already serve in these roles and are seeking to improve their knowledge.

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Previous Forecasts of Total Deaths

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Previous COVID-19 Forecasts

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Forecasts of COVID-19 Deaths

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

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 compare with each other and how much uncertainty there is about what may happen in the upcoming four weeks.

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Cases & Deaths by County

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Cases & Deaths by County

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What Bus Transit Operators Need to Know about COVID-19

Wed, 05 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

What Bus Transit Operators Need to Know about COVID-19

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Toolkit for Young Adults: 15 to 21

Wed, 05 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Young Adults: 15 to 21

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What Bus Transit Operators Need to Know About COVID-19

Wed, 05 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

What Bus Transit Operators Need to Know About COVID-19

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Hospitalization Forecasts

Wed, 05 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

COVID-19 Forecasts: New Hospitalizations

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Previous Hospitalization Forecasts

Wed, 05 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Learn about COVID-19 forecasts and modeling for new hospitalizations.

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CDC Diagnostic Test for COVID-19

Wed, 05 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

CDC Diagnostic Test for COVID-19

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CDC COVID-19 Global Response

Wed, 05 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

CDC COVID-19 Global Response

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Operational Considerations for Adapting a Contact Tracing Program to Respond to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Wed, 05 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Operational Considerations for Adapting a Contact Tracing Program to Respond to the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Interim Guidance for Homeless Service Providers to Plan and Respond to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Wed, 05 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Interim guidance for homeless service providers to plan and respond to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)

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Considerations for Community-Based Organizations

Wed, 05 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Considerations for Community-Based Organizations

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Guidance for Dental Settings

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Dental Settings

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Markets: Operational considerations for COVID-19 mitigation measures in low resource settings

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Markets: Operational considerations for COVID-19 mitigation measures in low resource settings

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Toolkit for K-12 Schools

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Toolkit for K-12 Schools

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Frequently Asked Questions

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Most confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported from China have occurred in adults.

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Key Resources

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Key Resources

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Clinical Questions about COVID-19: Questions and Answers

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

FAQ for Healthcare Professionals

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Decontamination and Reuse of Filtering Facepiece Respirators

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Decontamination and Reuse of Filtering Facepiece Respirators using Contingency and Crisis Capacity Strategies

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Businesses and Workplaces

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Resources for Businesses and Employers

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COVID-19 Communication Plan for Select Non-healthcare Critical Infrastructure Employers

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

COVID-19 Communication Plan for Select Non-healthcare Critical Infrastructure Employers

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Case Investigation and Contact Tracing in Non-healthcare Workplaces: Information for Employers

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Case Investigation and Contact Tracing in Non-healthcare Workplaces: Information for Employers

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Responder Stories

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Responder Stories

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Contact Tracing

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

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 working with them to interrupt disease spread. For COVID-19, this includes asking people with cases to isolate and their contacts to quarantine at home voluntarily.

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When You Can be Around Others After You Had or Likely Had COVID-19

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

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.

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Recommendations for Disaster Sheltering of Household Pets, Service Animals, and Support Animals during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Recommendations for Disaster Sheltering of Household Pets, Service Animals, and Support Animals during the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Evaluation and Management Considerations for Neonates At Risk for COVID-19

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Evaluation and Management Considerations for Neonates At Risk for COVID-19

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Additional Tools and Resources

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Additional Tools and Resources

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Operational Considerations for Containing COVID-19 in non-US Healthcare Settings

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Healthcare Provider and Facility Guidance for Non-US Settings

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COVID-19 Guidance for Shared or Congregate Housing

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

COVID-19 Guidance for Shared or Congregate Housing

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Community Mitigation (Non-US Settings)

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Community Mitigation (Non-US Settings)

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Interim Considerations for Health Departments for SARS-CoV-2 Testing in Homeless Shelters and Encampments

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Interim Considerations for Health Departments for SARS-CoV-2 Testing in Homeless Shelters and Encampments

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Stopping an outbreak behind bars

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

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.

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When to Quarantine

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Quarantine If You Might Be Sick

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Returning to Work

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Returning to Work

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Rural Communities

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Rural Communities

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Protect Yourself When Using Transportation

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Protect Yourself When Using Transportation

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Data Visualization

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Seasonal Influenza (Flu)

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Running Essential Errands

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

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 completing banking activities. The following information provides advice about how to meet these household needs in a safe and healthy manner.

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CDC's Diagnostic Multiplex Assay for Flu <em>and</em> COVID-19 and Supplies

Sun, 02 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

CDC's Diagnostic Multiplex Assay for Flu and COVID-19 and Supplies

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COVID-19 Resources for Tribes

Sat, 01 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

COVID-19 Resources for Tribes

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Manufacturing Facility Assessment Toolkit

Sat, 01 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Manufacturing Facility Assessment Toolkit

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Interim Guidance for Use of Pooling Procedures in SARS-CoV-2 Diagnostic, Screening, and Surveillance Testing

Sat, 01 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Interim Guidance for Use of Pooling Procedures in SARS-CoV-2 Diagnostic, Screening, and Surveillance Testing

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Tribal Communities

Sat, 01 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Tribal Communities

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Youth Experiencing Homelessness

Sat, 01 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Youth Experiencing Homelessness

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Preparing K-12 School Administrators for a Safe Return to School in Fall 2020

Sat, 01 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Preparing K-12 School Administrators for a Safe Return to School in Fall 2020

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Meat and Poultry Processing Facility Assessment Toolkit

Sat, 01 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Tools and resources for occupational safety and health professionals and state and local public health officials assessing meat and poultry processing facilities.

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Interim Guidelines for COVID-19 Antibody Testing

Sat, 01 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Interim Guidelines for COVID-19 Antibody Testing

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Donate Blood Plasma and Help Save Lives

Fri, 31 Jul 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Donate Blood Plasma and Help Save Lives

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Toolkit for People Experiencing Homelessness

Fri, 31 Jul 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Toolkit for People Experiencing Homelessness

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Public Health Guidance for Community-Related Exposure

Fri, 31 Jul 2020 04:00:00 GMT

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

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Guidance for Healthcare Workers about COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) Testing

Fri, 31 Jul 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Guidance for Healthcare Workers about COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) Testing

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Managing Investigations During an Outbreak

Fri, 31 Jul 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Managing Investigations During an Outbreak

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An Approach for Monitoring and Evaluating Community Mitigation Strategies for COVID-19

Fri, 31 Jul 2020 04:00:00 GMT

An Approach for Monitoring and Evaluating Community Mitigation Strategies for COVID-19

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Colleges, Universities, and Higher Learning

Fri, 31 Jul 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Resources for Institutes of Higher Education

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Considerations for Retirement Communities and Independent Living Facilities

Fri, 31 Jul 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 in Retirement Communities and Independent Living Facilities

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COVID-19 One-Stop Shop Toolkits

Fri, 31 Jul 2020 04:00:00 GMT

One-Stop Shop for COVID-19 Resources

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How to Protect Yourself & Others

Fri, 31 Jul 2020 04:00:00 GMT

The best way to prevent COVID-19 infection is to avoid exposure to this virus and follow these everyday preventative actions.

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