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

Cases in U.S.

Mon, 01 Jun 2020 18:00:00 GMT

Cases in U.S.

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Responder Stories

Mon, 01 Jun 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Responder Stories

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Data Visualization

Mon, 01 Jun 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Seasonal Influenza (Flu)

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Testing in the U.S.

Mon, 01 Jun 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Testing in the U.S.

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Staffing Resources

Mon, 01 Jun 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Staffing Resources

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How Coronavirus Spreads

Mon, 01 Jun 2020 04:00:00 GMT

How COVID-19 Spreads

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Resources

Mon, 01 Jun 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Resources

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Information for Healthcare Professionals

Mon, 01 Jun 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Resources for Healthcare Professionals Caring for COVID-19 Patients

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A Marathoner's Take on COVID-19

Mon, 01 Jun 2020 04:00:00 GMT

A Marathoner's Take on COVID-19

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Contact Tracing

Mon, 01 Jun 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Contact Tracing

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Support Services

Mon, 01 Jun 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Support Services

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Community-level Seroprevalence Surveys

Mon, 01 Jun 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Community-level Seroprevalence Surveys

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Cruise Ship Crew Member Disembarkations

Mon, 01 Jun 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Cruise Ship Crew Member Disembarkations

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COVID-19 Travel Recommendations by Country

Mon, 01 Jun 2020 04:00:00 GMT

COVID-19 Travel Recommendations by Country

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Large-scale Geographic Seroprevalence Surveys

Sun, 31 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Large-scale Geographic Seroprevalence Surveys

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CDC in Action

Sun, 31 May 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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Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers

Sat, 30 May 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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Schools and Day Camps

Sat, 30 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Learn how communities can stay safe while resuming school and providing support for parents and guardians returning to work.

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Guidance for Group Homes for Individuals with Disabilities

Sat, 30 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT

CDC has guidance for administrators of group homes (GHs) for people with disabilities. GH administrators may consider implementing several strategies to encourage behaviors that reduce the spread of COVID-19.

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Considerations for Institutes of Higher Education

Sat, 30 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Considerations for Institutes of Higher Education

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COVIDView Weekly Summary

Fri, 29 May 2020 18:00:00 GMT

COVIDView

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

Fri, 29 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT

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

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Schools & Childcare: Guidance for School Settings

Fri, 29 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Schools & Childcare: Guidance for School Settings

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Considerations for Youth Sports

Fri, 29 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Considerations for Youth Sports

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Households Living in Close Quarters

Fri, 29 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT

This guidance is intended for people living together in close quarters, such as people who share a small apartment, or for people who live in the same household with large or extended families.

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Employers with Workers at High Risk

Fri, 29 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Employers with Workers at High Risk

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Meat and Poultry Processing Facility Assessment Toolkit

Fri, 29 May 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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Childcare Programs

Fri, 29 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Childcare Programs

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Anuncios de servicio público (PSA, por sus siglas en inglés)

Fri, 29 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Anuncios de servicio público (PSA, por sus siglas en inglés)

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Contact Tracing for COVID-19

Fri, 29 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Contact Tracing for COVID-19

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Appendices

Fri, 29 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Appendices

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COVID-19 Infection Prevention and Control in Healthcare Settings: Questions and Answers

Fri, 29 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Information supports healthcare personnel who may care for patients who are confirmed with or under investigation for COVID-19.

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Considerations When Preparing for COVID-19 in Assisted Living Facilities

Fri, 29 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Considerations When Preparing for COVID-19 in Assisted Living Facilities

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Discontinuation of Home Isolation for Persons with COVID-19 (Interim Guidance)

Fri, 29 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Limited information is available to characterize the spectrum of clinical illness, transmission efficiency, and the duration of viral shedding for persons with novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). This guidance is based on available information about COVID-19 and subject to change as additional information becomes available.

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Communication Toolkit for Airlines to inform Travelers and Crew

Fri, 29 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Communication Toolkit for Airlines to inform Travelers and Crew

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Travelers Prohibited from Entry to the United States

Thu, 28 May 2020 18:45:00 GMT

Travelers Prohibited from Entry to the United States

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

Thu, 28 May 2020 15:30:00 GMT

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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What You Can Do

Thu, 28 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT

What You Can Do

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How to Wash Cloth Face Coverings

Thu, 28 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Cloth face coverings should be washed after each use. It is important to always remove face coverings correctly and. Wash your hands after handling or touching a used face covering.

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Resources for Businesses and Employers

Thu, 28 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Resources for Businesses and Employers

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First Responders and Law Enforcement

Thu, 28 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT

First Responders and Law Enforcement

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Interim Guidance for Mass Transit Administrators

Thu, 28 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Interim Guidance for Mass Transit Administrators

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Antibody Testing At-A-Glance Recommendations for Professionals

Thu, 28 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Antibody Testing At-A-Glance Recommendations for Professionals

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Using Antibody Tests for COVID-19

Thu, 28 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Using Antibody Tests for COVID-19

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Information for Sanitation and Wastewater Workers on COVID-19

Thu, 28 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Informational web page with links to provide relevant COVID-19 information for sanitation and wastewater workers

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Coronavirus and Travel in the United States

Thu, 28 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Coronavirus and Travel in the United States

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Interim Guidance for Restaurants and Bars

Thu, 28 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Interim Guidance for Restaurants and Bars

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COVID-19 By the Numbers

Thu, 28 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT

COVID-19 By the Numbers

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

Thu, 28 May 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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Travel: Frequently Asked Questions and Answers

Thu, 28 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Travel: Frequently Asked Questions and Answers

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COVID-19 Forecasts for the United States

Thu, 28 May 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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Considerations for Pharmacies during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Thu, 28 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Considerations for Pharmacies during the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Screening clients for respiratory infection symptoms at entry to homeless shelters

Thu, 28 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Screening clients for respiratory infection symptoms at entry to homeless shelters

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Previous COVID-19 Forecasts

Thu, 28 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Previous COVID-19 Forecasts

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Communication Resources for Travelers

Thu, 28 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Communication Resources for Travelers

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COVID-19 Forecasts: New Hospitalizations

Wed, 27 May 2020 23:00:00 GMT

COVID-19 Forecasts: New Hospitalizations

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Funeral Guidance for Individuals and Families

Wed, 27 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Funeral Guidance for Individuals and Families

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Disinfecting your home if someone is sick

Wed, 27 May 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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COVID-19 Employer Information for Office Buildings

Wed, 27 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT

COVID-19 Employer Information for Office Buildings

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Considerations for Restaurants and Bars

Wed, 27 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT

CDC offers considerations for ways in which operators can protect employees, customers, and communities and slow the spread of COVID-19.

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People with Developmental and Behavioral Disorders

Wed, 27 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT

People with Developmental and Behavioral Disorders

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Guidance for Direct Service Providers

Wed, 27 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT

CDC has published guidance to support Direct Service Providers (DSPs), including personal care attendants, direct support professionals, paraprofessionals, therapists, and others as they support people with disabilities for COVID-19.

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Guidance for Direct Service Providers, Caregivers, Parents, and People with Developmental and Behavioral Disorders

Wed, 27 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT

This guidance is intended to inform Direct Service Providers, caregivers, parents, and people with developmental and behavioral disorders on accommodations, modifications, and assistance related to COVID-19 preparation and response.

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Key Resources

Wed, 27 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Key Resources

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Resources for State, Local, Territorial and Tribal Health Departments

Wed, 27 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Resources for State, Local, Territorial and Tribal Health Departments

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Community Mitigation Framework

Wed, 27 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Community Mitigation Framework

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Environmental Cleaning and Disinfection Recommendations

Wed, 27 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Environmental Cleaning and Disinfection Recommendations

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

Wed, 27 May 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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Clean & Disinfect

Wed, 27 May 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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Considerations for Public Pools, Hot Tubs, and Water Playgrounds During COVID-19

Wed, 27 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Considerations for Public Pools, Hot Tubs, and Water Playgrounds During COVID-19

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Financial Resources

Wed, 27 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Financial Resources

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Interim Guidance on Developing a COVID-19 Case Investigation & Contact Tracing Plan: Overview

Tue, 26 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Interim Guidance on Developing a COVID-19 Case Investigation & Contact Tracing Plan: Overview

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

Tue, 26 May 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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COVID-19 Mathematical Modeling

Tue, 26 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT

COVID-19 Mathematical Modeling

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Running Essential Errands

Tue, 26 May 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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Investigating a COVID-19 Case

Tue, 26 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Investigating a COVID-19 Case

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Public Service Announcements (PSAs)

Tue, 26 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Public Service Announcements (PSAs)

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Protect Yourself When Using Transportation

Tue, 26 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Protect Yourself When Using Transportation

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Data Management for Assigning and Managing Investigations

Tue, 26 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Data Management for Assigning and Managing Investigations

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How to Get CDC's COVID-19 Diagnostic Test and Supplies

Tue, 26 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT

How to Get CDC's COVID-19 Diagnostic Test and Supplies

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Digital Contact Tracing Tools

Tue, 26 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Digital Contact Tracing Tools

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Scaling Up Staffing Roles in Case Investigation and Contact Tracing

Tue, 26 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Scaling Up Staffing Roles in Case Investigation and Contact Tracing

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Managing Investigations During an Outbreak

Tue, 26 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Managing Investigations During an Outbreak

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Special Considerations for Health Departments

Tue, 26 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Special Considerations for Health Departments

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Interim Additional Guidance for Outpatient and Ambulatory Care Settings: Responding to Community Transmission of COVID-19 in the United States

Tue, 26 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Interim Additional Guidance for Outpatient and Ambulatory Care Settings: Responding to Community Transmission of COVID-19 in the United States

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Training Case Investigators and Contact Tracers

Tue, 26 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Training Case Investigators and Contact Tracers

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Confidentiality and Consent

Tue, 26 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Confidentiality and Consent

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Building Community Support

Tue, 26 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Building Community Support

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Evaluating Case Investigation and Contact Tracing Success

Tue, 26 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Evaluating Case Investigation and Contact Tracing Success

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When to Initiate Case Investigation and Contact Tracing Activities

Tue, 26 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT

When to Initiate Case Investigation and Contact Tracing Activities

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Tribal Communities

Mon, 25 May 2020 21:00:00 GMT

Tribal Communities

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Evaluating and Reporting Persons Under Investigation (PUI)

Mon, 25 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Evaluating and Reporting Persons Under Investigation (PUI)

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Interim Guidance for Administrators of US Institutions of Higher Education

Mon, 25 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Institutions of higher education (IHE), working together with local health departments, have an important role in slowing the spread of diseases, and protecting vulnerable students, staff, and faculty to help ensure a safe and healthy learning environment.

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COVID-19Surge

Mon, 25 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT

COVID-19Surge

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If You Are Sick

Sun, 24 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT

If you are sick with COVID-19 or suspect you are infected with the virus that causes COVID-19, you should take steps to help prevent the disease from spreading to people in your home and community.

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CDC Diagnostic Test for COVID-19

Sun, 24 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT

CDC Diagnostic Test for COVID-19

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FAQs for Administrators and Leaders at Community- and Faith-Based Organizations

Sun, 24 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT

FAQs for Administrators and Leaders at Community- and Faith-Based Organizations

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Resources for Community and Faith-Based Leaders

Sun, 24 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Resources for Community and Faith-Based Leaders

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Information for Laboratories

Sat, 23 May 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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