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

Use of Cloth Face Coverings to Help Slow the Spread of COVID-19

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 01:30:00 GMT

Use of Cloth Face Coverings to Help Slow the Spread of COVID-19

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Recommendation Regarding the Use of Cloth Face Coverings, Especially in Areas of Significant Community-Based Transmission

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 00:00:00 GMT

Recommendation Regarding the Use of Cloth Face Coverings, Especially in Areas of Significant Community-Based Transmission

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COVIDView Weekly Surveillance

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 21:05:00 GMT

COVIDView Weekly Surveillance

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Resources for Businesses and Employers

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Resources for Businesses and Employers

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CDC's role in helping cruise ship travelers during the COVID-19 pandemic

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 04:00:00 GMT

CDC's role in helping cruise ship travelers during the COVID-19 pandemic

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Caring for someone at home

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 04:00:00 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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Frequently Asked Questions and Answers: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and Pregnancy

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 04:00:00 GMT

We do not have information from published scientific reports about the susceptibility of pregnant women to COVID-19.

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Travel: Frequently Asked Questions and Answers

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Travel: Frequently Asked Questions and Answers

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

Fri, 03 Apr 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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Frequently Asked Questions and Answers: Coronavirus Disease-2019 (COVID-19) and Children

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 04:00:00 GMT

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

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Considerations for Pharmacies during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Considerations for Pharmacies during the COVID-19 Pandemic

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COVIDView

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 04:00:00 GMT

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Print Resources

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Fact sheet print resources

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Strategies for Optimizing the Supply of PPE

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Strategies for Optimizing the Supply of PPE

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

Fri, 03 Apr 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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Guidance Documents

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Guidance Documents

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Videos

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Videos

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Cases in U.S.

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Cases in U.S.

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Older Adults

Fri, 03 Apr 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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Frequently Asked Questions on COVID-19 Testing at Laboratories

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Frequently Asked Questions on COVID-19 Testing at Laboratories

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Testing in the U.S.

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Testing in the U.S.

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

Fri, 03 Apr 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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Stop the Spread of Rumors

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 04:00:00 GMT

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.

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Animals and Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Animals and Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

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How Coronavirus Spreads

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 17:45:00 GMT

How COVID-19 Spreads

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People Who are at Higher Risk

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 17:40:00 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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Healthcare Infection Prevention and Control FAQs for COVID-19

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Healthcare Infection Prevention and Control FAQs for COVID-19

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Groups at Higher Risk for Severe Illness

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Groups at Higher Risk for Severe Illness

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

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 04:00:00 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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Interim Guidance for Collection and Submission of Postmortem Specimens from Deceased Persons Under Investigation (PUI) for COVID-19

Thu, 02 Apr 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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Disinfecting your home if someone is sick

Thu, 02 Apr 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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People with Asthma and COVID-19

Thu, 02 Apr 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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What Law Enforcement Personnel Need to Know about Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 04:00:00 GMT

What Law Enforcement Personnel Need to Know about Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

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Talking with children about Coronavirus Disease 2019

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Talking with children about Coronavirus Disease 2019

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

Thu, 02 Apr 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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K-12 Schools and Childcare Programs

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 04:00:00 GMT

K-12 Schools and Childcare Programs

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

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 04:00:00 GMT

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

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Clean & Disinfect

Thu, 02 Apr 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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Information for Healthcare Providers: COVID-19 and Pregnant Women

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Information for Healthcare Providers: COVID-19 and Pregnant Women

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Graphics and Images

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Graphics and Images

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Disinfecting Your Facility if Someone is Sick

Wed, 01 Apr 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Steps to disinfect your facility if someone is sick.

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Information for Healthcare Professionals

Wed, 01 Apr 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Resources for Healthcare Professionals Caring for COVID-19 Patients

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Schools & Childcare: Guidance for School Settings

Wed, 01 Apr 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Schools & Childcare: Guidance for School Settings

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Resources for Large Community Events & Mass Gatherings

Wed, 01 Apr 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Resources for large community events and mass gatherings

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

Wed, 01 Apr 2020 04:00:00 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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Environmental Cleaning and Disinfection Recommendations

Wed, 01 Apr 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Environmental Cleaning and Disinfection Recommendations

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Stress and Coping

Wed, 01 Apr 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Stress and Coping

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Resources to support people experiencing homelessness

Wed, 01 Apr 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Resources to support people experiencing homelessness

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Cleaning and Disinfecting Your Facility

Wed, 01 Apr 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Cleaning and Disinfecting Your Facility

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

Wed, 01 Apr 2020 04:00:00 GMT

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

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Travelers from Countries with Widespread Sustained (Ongoing) Transmission Arriving in the United States

Wed, 01 Apr 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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Public Service Announcements (PSAs)

Wed, 01 Apr 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Public Service Announcements (PSAs)

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FAQs for Event Organizers & Individuals

Wed, 01 Apr 2020 04:00:00 GMT

FAQs for Event Organizers & Individuals

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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

Wed, 01 Apr 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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Communication Resources for Travelers

Wed, 01 Apr 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

Wed, 01 Apr 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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Interim Laboratory Biosafety Guidelines for Handling and Processing Specimens Associated with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Wed, 01 Apr 2020 01:45:00 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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Prepare to Care for COVID-19: Get Your Practice Ready

Tue, 31 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

CDC's Prepare to Care for COVID-19 is a resource with practical tools clinicians can use to care for patients with COVID-19, and will be regularly updated to help clinicians adapt as the outbreak unfolds.

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For Child Care Programs That Remain Open

Tue, 31 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

For Child Care Programs That Remain Open

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Healthcare Provider and Facility Guidance for Non-US Settings

Tue, 31 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Healthcare Provider and Facility Guidance for Non-US Settings

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Information for Laboratories

Tue, 31 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

This page includes interim guidance and resources for laboratory professionals working with specimens from persons under investigation (PUI) for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

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

Mon, 30 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 Guidance for Outpatient Hemodialysis Facilities

Mon, 30 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Interim Guidance for Outpatient Hemodialysis Facilities

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

Mon, 30 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

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

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Screening clients for respiratory infection symptoms at entry to homeless shelters

Mon, 30 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Screening clients for respiratory infection symptoms at entry to homeless shelters

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Reducing Stigma

Mon, 30 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Reducing Stigma

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Get Ready for COVID-19

Mon, 30 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

If you are at higher risk for serious illness from COVID-19 because of your age or because you have a serious long-term health problem, it is extra important for you to take actions to reduce your risk of getting sick with the disease.

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Other At-Risk Populations

Mon, 30 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Other At-Risk Populations

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Downloadable Videos

Mon, 30 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Downloadable Videos

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Resources for State, Local, Territorial and Tribal Health Departments

Mon, 30 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Resources for State, Local, Territorial and Tribal Health Departments

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Coronavirus and Travel in the United States

Mon, 30 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Coronavirus and Travel in the United States

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Healthcare Professionals: Frequently Asked Questions and Answers

Mon, 30 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

FAQ for Healthcare Professionals

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Travelers Prohibited from Entry to the United States

Mon, 30 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Travelers Prohibited from Entry to the United States

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COVID-19 Travel Recommendations by Country

Mon, 30 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

COVID-19 Travel Recommendations by Country

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Resources for Correctional and Detention Facilities

Sun, 29 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Resources for Correctional and Detention Facilities

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Testing for COVID-19

Sun, 29 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

Sun, 29 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Symptoms

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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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FAQs for administrators, staff, people who are incarcerated, families

Sat, 28 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

FAQs for administrators, staff, people who are incarcerated, families

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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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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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Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for Triage of Suspected COIVD-19 Patients in non-US Healthcare Settings

Fri, 27 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for Triage of Suspected COIVD-19 Patients in non-US Healthcare Settings

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Strategic priority infection prevention and control (IPC) activities for containment and prevention of COVID-19 cases at healthcare facilities in non-US settings

Fri, 27 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Strategic priority infection prevention and control (IPC) activities for containment and prevention of COVID-19 cases at healthcare facilities in non-US settings

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Guidance for the Identification of Healthcare Workers and Inpatients with Suspected COVID-19 in non-US Healthcare Settings

Fri, 27 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Guidance for the Identification of Healthcare Workers and Inpatients with Suspected COVID-19 in non-US Healthcare Settings

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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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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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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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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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Respuestas a las preguntas más frecuentes

Fri, 27 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Respuestas a las preguntas más frecuentes

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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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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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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 04:00:00 GMT

Dental Settings

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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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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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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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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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