2019 Novel Coronavirus

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2019 Novel Coronavirus

Resources for State, Local, Territorial and Tribal Health Departments

Sun, 29 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Resources for State, Local, Territorial and Tribal Health Departments

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Testing in the U.S.

Sun, 29 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Testing in the U.S.

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Cases in U.S.

Sun, 29 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Cases in U.S.

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

Sun, 29 Mar 2020 03:00:00 GMT

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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Keeping Workplaces, Homes, Schools, or Commercial Establishments Safe

Sat, 28 Mar 2020 19:59:39 GMT

Keeping Workplaces, Homes, Schools, or Commercial Establishments Safe

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Disinfecting your home if someone is sick

Sat, 28 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

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.

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Children and Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Tips to keep children healthy while school's out

Sat, 28 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Children and Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Tips to keep children healthy while school's out

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Clean & Disinfect

Sat, 28 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

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.

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Coronavirus and Travel in the United States

Sat, 28 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Coronavirus and Travel in the United States

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Environmental Cleaning and Disinfection Recommendations

Sat, 28 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Environmental Cleaning and Disinfection Recommendations

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Frequently Asked Questions and Answers: Coronavirus Disease-2019 (COVID-19) and Children

Sat, 28 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

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

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Frequently Asked Questions and Answers

Sat, 28 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Find answers to questions about Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) including disease basics, prevention, travel, and COVID-19 and animals information.

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Global case numbers are reported by the World Health Organization (WHO)

Sat, 28 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Global case numbers are reported by the World Health Organization (WHO) in their coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) situation report. For U.S. information, visit CDC's COVID-19 in the U.S.

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Information for Healthcare Professionals

Sat, 28 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Resources for Healthcare Professionals Caring for COVID-19 Patients

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Print Resources

Sat, 28 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Fact sheet print resources

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Disinfecting Your Facility if Someone is Sick

Fri, 27 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Steps to disinfect your facility if someone is sick.

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Alternative Care Sites

Fri, 27 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Infection Prevention and Control Considerations for Alternative Care Sites

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Travelers Returning from Cruise Ship and River Cruise Voyages

Fri, 27 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Travelers Returning from Cruise Ship and River Cruise Voyages

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Respuestas a las preguntas más frecuentes

Fri, 27 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Respuestas a las preguntas más frecuentes

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Strategies for Optimizing the Supply of PPE

Fri, 27 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Strategies for Optimizing the Supply of PPE

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Protect Your Family

Fri, 27 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

You can take steps to protect the health of you and your family during a COVID-19 outbreak. Learn what you can do to plan and prepare.

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Protect your home

Fri, 27 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

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.

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Get Your Home Ready

Fri, 27 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

This interim guidance is to help household members plan for community transmission of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) encourages household members to prepare for the possibility of a COVID-19 outbreak in their community.

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Animals and Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Fri, 27 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Animals and Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

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Communication Resources for Travelers

Fri, 27 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Communication Resources for Travelers

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If you have returned from Hubei Province within the last 14 days, Check and Report Everyday

Fri, 27 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

If you have returned from Hubei Province within the last 14 days, Check and Report Everyday

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Travel: Frequently Asked Questions and Answers

Fri, 27 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Travel: Frequently Asked Questions and Answers

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Coronavirus Disease 2019 Information for Travel (New Travel Alerts)

Fri, 27 Mar 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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Travelers from Countries with Widespread Sustained (Ongoing) Transmission Arriving in the United States

Fri, 27 Mar 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

Fri, 27 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

COVID-19 Travel Recommendations by Country

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Resources for Large Community Events & Mass Gatherings

Fri, 27 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Resources for large community events and mass gatherings

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How to Prepare

Fri, 27 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Here is what you can do to prepare your family in case COVID-19 spreads in your community.

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

Fri, 27 Mar 2020 01:00:00 GMT

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.

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Dental Settings

Thu, 26 Mar 2020 20:00:00 GMT

Dental Settings

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Information for Pediatric Healthcare Providers

Thu, 26 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Information when managing pediatric patients with confirmed or suspected COVID-19.

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Phone Advice Line Guidelines for Children (2-17 years) or Adults (≥ 18 years) with Possible COVID-19

Thu, 26 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Phone Advice Line Guidelines for Children (2-17 years) or Adults (≥ 18 years) with Possible COVID-19

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Interim Clinical Guidance for Management of Patients with Confirmed Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

Thu, 26 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Interim Clinical Guidance for Management of Patients with Confirmed Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

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Interim Guidance for Outpatient Hemodialysis Facilities

Thu, 26 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Interim Guidance for Outpatient Hemodialysis Facilities

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People Who are at Higher Risk

Thu, 26 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

COVID-19 is a new disease and there is limited information regarding risk factors for severe disease. Based on currently available information and clinical expertise, older adults and people of any age who have serious underlying medical conditions might be at higher risk for severe illness from COVID-19.

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Are You at Higher Risk for Severe Illness?

Thu, 26 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Information for people who are at higher risk from severe illness from COVID-19.

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Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers

Thu, 26 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

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 outbreaks of COVID-19.

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Downloadable Videos

Thu, 26 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Downloadable Videos

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Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Burn Rate Calculator

Wed, 25 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Burn Rate Calculator

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Resources for Hospitals and Healthcare Professionals Preparing for Patients with Suspected or Confirmed COVID-19

Wed, 25 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

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).

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Interim Guidance for Collection and Submission of Postmortem Specimens from Deceased Persons Under Investigation (PUI) for COVID-19

Wed, 25 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Interim Guidance for Collection and Submission of Postmortem Specimens from Deceased Persons Under Investigation (PUI) for COVID-19

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Interim Guidelines for Collecting, Handling, and Testing Clinical Specimens from Persons for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Wed, 25 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

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.

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Screening and Triage at Intake

Wed, 25 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Screening and Triage at Intake

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

Wed, 25 Mar 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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What To Do if You Are Sick

Wed, 25 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Steps to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 if you are sick

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Resources for Healthcare Facilities

Tue, 24 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Resources for Healthcare Facilities

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Healthcare Infection Prevention and Control FAQs for COVID-19

Tue, 24 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Healthcare Infection Prevention and Control FAQs for COVID-19

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Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) Checklist: Older Persons

Tue, 24 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) Checklist: Older Persons

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Guidance Documents

Tue, 24 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Guidance Documents

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Evaluating and Reporting Persons Under Investigation (PUI)

Tue, 24 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Evaluating and Reporting Persons Under Investigation (PUI)

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Stress and Coping

Mon, 23 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Stress and Coping

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Publications

Mon, 23 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Publications

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Interim Guidance on Management of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Correctional and Detention Facilities

Mon, 23 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Guidance on preparing for, preventing, and managing the spread of COVID-19 in correctional and detention facilities.

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Schools, Workplaces & Community Locations

Mon, 23 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Preventing COVID-19 spread in schools, workplaces, and communities.

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Get Your Community- and Faith-Based Organizations Ready for Coronavirus Disease 2019

Mon, 23 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

This interim guidance is to help community- and faith-based organizations (CFBOs), whose members may include vulnerable populations, plan for community transmission of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the United States.

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Information for Clinicians on Therapeutic Options for COVID-19 Patients

Mon, 23 Mar 2020 00:00:00 GMT

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 supplementary oxygen and mechanical ventilatory support when indicated. An array of drugs approved for other indications as well as several investigational drugs are being studied in several hundred clinical trials that are underway across the globe. The purpose of this document is to provide information on two of the approved drugs (chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine) and one of the investigational agents (remdesivir) currently in use in the United States.

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Information for Clinicians on Therapeutic Options for COVID-19 Patients

Sun, 22 Mar 2020 20:45:00 GMT

Information for Clinicians on Therapeutic Options for COVID-19 Patients

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Information for Health Departments on Reporting Cases of COVID-19

Sun, 22 Mar 2020 18:00:00 GMT

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 a form that provides a standardized approach to reporting COVID-19 cases (individuals with at least one respiratory specimen that tested positive for the virus that causes COVID-19). These data are needed to track the impact of the outbreak and inform public health response.

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Preparing for COVID-19: Long-term Care Facilities, Nursing Homes

Sun, 22 Mar 2020 15:00:00 GMT

A new respiratory disease - coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) - is spreading globally and there have been instances of COVID-19 community spread in the United States. The general strategies CDC recommends to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in LTCF are the same strategies these facilities use every day to detect and prevent the spread of other respiratory viruses like influenza.

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People Experiencing Unsheltered Homelessness Interim Guidance

Sun, 22 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

This guidance is 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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Healthcare Professionals: Frequently Asked Questions and Answers

Sun, 22 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

FAQ for Healthcare Professionals

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Resources to support people experiencing homelessness

Sun, 22 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Resources to support people experiencing homelessness

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Information for Healthcare Professionals: COVID-19 and Underlying Conditions

Sun, 22 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Information for Healthcare Professionals: COVID-19 and Underlying Conditions

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Interim Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations for Patients with Suspected or Confirmed Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Healthcare Settings

Sat, 21 Mar 2020 18:00:00 GMT

This interim guidance has been updated based on currently available information about COVID-19 and the current situation in the United States, which includes reports of cases of community transmission, infections identified in healthcare personnel (HCP), and shortages of facemasks, N95 filtering facepiece respirators (FFRs) (commonly known as N95 respirators), and gowns.

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Symptoms

Sat, 21 Mar 2020 14:00:00 GMT

If you think you have been exposed to COVID-19 and develop a fever and symptoms, such as cough or difficulty breathing, call your healthcare provider for medical advice.

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Resources for Institutes of Higher Education

Sat, 21 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Resources for Institutes of Higher Education

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Older Adults

Sat, 21 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

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.

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What You Can Do

Sat, 21 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

What You Can Do

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Reducing Stigma

Sat, 21 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Reducing Stigma

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Resources for Community- and Faith-Based Leaders

Sat, 21 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Resources for Community- and Faith-Based Leaders

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Resources for Businesses and Employers

Sat, 21 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Resources for Businesses and Employers

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Schools & Childcare: Guidance for School Settings

Sat, 21 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Schools & Childcare: Guidance for School Settings

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Blood and Plasma Collection

Sat, 21 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Blood and Plasma Collection

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Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 in Retirement Communities and Independent Living Facilities (Interim Guidance)

Fri, 20 Mar 2020 19:45:00 GMT

Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 in Retirement Communities and Independent Living Facilities (Interim Guidance)

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Interim Laboratory Biosafety Guidelines for Handling and Processing Specimens Associated with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Fri, 20 Mar 2020 18:00:00 GMT

Until more information becomes available, precautions should be taken in handling specimens that are suspected or confirmed for SARS-CoV-2.

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Get Your Mass Gatherings or Large Community Events Ready

Fri, 20 Mar 2020 14:00:00 GMT

This interim guidance is intended for organizers and staff responsible for planning mass gatherings or large community events in the United States. A mass gathering is a planned or spontaneous event with a large number of people in attendance that could strain the planning and response resources of the community hosting the event, such as a concert, festival, conference, or sporting event.

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Testing for COVID-19

Fri, 20 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

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.

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Symptoms

Fri, 20 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Symptoms

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Frequently Asked Questions about Laboratory Biosafety and SARS-CoV-2

Fri, 20 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Frequently Asked Questions about Laboratory Biosafety and SARS-CoV-2

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Interim Guidance for Implementing Home Care of People Not Requiring Hospitalization for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Fri, 20 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

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, including persons under investigation.

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People Who Need to Take Extra Precautions

Fri, 20 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

People Who Need to Take Extra Precautions

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Other At-Risk Populations

Fri, 20 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Other At-Risk Populations

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Retirement Communities and Independent Living

Fri, 20 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Retirement Communities and Independent Living

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Retirement Communities and Independent Living Facilities

Fri, 20 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Retirement Communities and Independent Living Facilities

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CDC in Action: Preparing Communities for Potential Spread of COVID-19

Fri, 20 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

CDC in Action: Preparing Communities for Potential Spread of COVID-19

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CDC in Action

Fri, 20 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

CDC is aggressively responding to the global outbreak of COVID-19 and preparing for the potential of community spread in the United States.

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Caring for someone at home

Thu, 19 Mar 2020 18:00:00 GMT

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.

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Preventing the Spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 in Homes and Residential Communities

Thu, 19 Mar 2020 18:00:00 GMT

Recommended precautions for household members, intimate partners, and caregivers in a nonhealthcare setting.

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K-12 Schools and Childcare Programs

Thu, 19 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

K-12 Schools and Childcare Programs

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Taking Advantage of the 15-Day Pause to Slow the Spread of COVID-19

Thu, 19 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Steps every sector can take during the 15-day pause to plan as One Community

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Communication Resources

Thu, 19 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Communication Resources

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Interim Guidance for Administrators of US K-12 Schools and Childcare Programs

Thu, 19 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Interim guidance for administrators of US childcare programs and K-12 schools

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COVID-19 in a Long-Term Care Facility - King County, Washington, February 27-March 9, 2020

Wed, 18 Mar 2020 17:30:00 GMT

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 working in multiple facilities contributed to intra- and interfacility spread.

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Severe Outcomes Among Patients with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) - United States, February 12-March 16, 2020

Wed, 18 Mar 2020 17:15:00 GMT

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 persons aged 55-64 years, <1% among persons aged 20-54 years, and no fatalities among persons aged ≤19 years.

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People with Asthma and COVID-19

Wed, 18 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

COVID-19 can affect your respiratory tract (nose, throat, lungs), cause an asthma attack, and possibly lead to pneumonia and acute respiratory disease.

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