Find links to resources for clinicians caring for patients with a suspected or confirmed infection caused by coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
Interim Guidance for Managing Healthcare Personnel with SARS-CoV-2 Infection or Exposure to SARS-CoV-2
Guidance to assist with assessment of risk, monitoring, and work restriction decisions for Healthcare Providers with potential exposure to COVID-19.
Interim Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations for Healthcare Personnel During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic
Guidance for healthcare professionals who have the potential for direct or indirect exposure to patients or infectious materials.
This guidance is to assist healthcare facilities in mitigating healthcare personnel staffing shortages that might occur because of COVID-19.
Strategy defines CDC program priorities & guides development of criteria for monitoring & evaluating impact for CDC's global response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
After two years of online conferences, ESCAIDE is returning to the bi-annual hosting rotation between Sweden and another EU/EEA Member State – now also as a hybrid event.
On 13-14 September 2022, ECDC organised a workshop on risk communication for health professionals and communication experts from the European Neighbourhood Policy Partner countries and the Western Balkans under the framework of the European Initiative on Health Security.
Improving risk communication in public health crises: Interview with Dr Savoia, speaker at ECDC's risk communication workshop
ECDC talked to Dr Elena Savoia ahead of ECDC's two-day risk communication workshop where she is speaking on 13–14 September.
On 7 – 9 September 2022, ECDC organised with the Ministry of Health and the Georgian National Center for Disease Control and Public Health a consultative meeting with Georgian public health representatives and stakeholders.
Confirmed and suspected cases of reinfection of the virus that causes COVID-19 have been reported, but remain rare.
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.
Masks help stop the spread of COVID-19 to others. Find out how to wear, clean, and make masks.
Learn more about the recommendation for masks on public transportation and transportation hubs to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
The World Field Epidemiology Day is observed on 7 September.
The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and the European Medicines Agency (EMA) have issued a joint statement (link) providing updated public health considerations on the use of the newly authorised adapted COVID-19 vaccines to support the planning of the autumn and winter vaccination campaigns.
Learn more about how at-home testing and collection allow you to collect a specimen at home and either send it to a testing facility or perform the test at home.
The module, which took place from 29 August to 2 September, provided fellows with the opportunity to review and receive feedback on their ongoing scientific projects, while at the same time preparing them for presenting their work to large scientific audiences.
CDC recommends that moderately or severely immunocompromised people receive an additional dose of mRNA COVID-19 vaccine at least four weeks after a second dose of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine.
People of Any Age with Underlying Medical Conditions