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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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People with Developmental Disabilities

Tue, 03/02/2021 - 07:00
People with developmental and behavioral disorders and those who care for them can take steps to prevent illness and stay healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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CDC's Response to Support State, Tribal, Local, and Territorial Health Departments

Mon, 03/01/2021 - 07:00
COVID Response Corps is a new, nationwide community-focused initiative to provide surge staffing and resources to support state, tribal, local, and territorial health departments on the frontlines of the fight against COVID-19.
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Frequently Asked Questions: Funeral and Burial Services for American Indians and Alaska Natives

Mon, 03/01/2021 - 07:00
This information is meant to help guide tribes with funeral and burial health and safety. This information also helps tribes plan for an increase in deaths within a community.
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COVID-19 Staffing Guidance for State, Tribal, Local, and Territorial Health Departments

Fri, 02/26/2021 - 07:00
This web page contains COVID-19 staffing guidance for state, tribal, local, and territorial health departments.
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Independent Evaluation of SARS-CoV-2 Antibody Test Performance

Fri, 02/26/2021 - 07:00
In collaboration with the NCI, CDC, and BARDA, the FDA has developed a comprehensive dataset to compare the performance characteristics of different serological tests that were independently evaluated using well-characterized sample panels of positive and negative specimens for SARS-CoV-2 antibodies.
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Independent Evaluation of SARS-CoV-2 Antibody Test Performance

Fri, 02/26/2021 - 07:00
In collaboration with the NCI, CDC, and BARDA, the FDA has developed a comprehensive dataset to compare the performance characteristics of different serological tests that were independently evaluated using well-characterized sample panels of positive and negative specimens for SARS-CoV-2 antibodies.
Categories: C.D.C. (U.S.)

Ventilation in Schools and Child Care Programs

Fri, 02/26/2021 - 07:00
Ventilation is one component of maintaining healthy environments, and is an important COVID-19 prevention strategy for schools and child care programs.
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COVID-19 Overview and Infection Prevention and Control Priorities in Non-US Healthcare Settings

Fri, 02/26/2021 - 07:00
Infection prevention and control information for non-US healthcare settings and non-US national government officials working on COVID-19 response.
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Homelessness and COVID-19 FAQs

Fri, 02/26/2021 - 07:00
Provides questions and answers about homelessness and COVID-19.
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Information about COVID-19 Vaccines for People with Allergies

Thu, 02/25/2021 - 07:00
If you've had an allergic to any ingredient in an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine, you shouldn't get either of the currently available mRNA COVID-19 vaccines.
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Interim Guidance for Homeless Service Providers to Plan and Respond to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Thu, 02/25/2021 - 07:00
Interim guidance for homeless service providers to plan and respond to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)
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Operational Considerations for Community Isolation Centers for COVID-19 in Low-Resource Settings

Thu, 02/25/2021 - 07:00
This document describes how to set up a Community Isolation Center for COVID-19 patients who are not able to isolate at home, but may not be ill enough to be hospitalized. This document is to be used in global settings, not in the US.
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Talking with the Patient - A Case Investigator's Guide to COVID-19

Thu, 02/25/2021 - 07:00
This document focuses on communication strategies for case interviews and provides suggested language for case investigators as they cover each topic area during an interview.
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Interim Guidance on Unsheltered Homelessness and Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) for Homeless Service Providers and Local Officials

Thu, 02/25/2021 - 07:00
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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Steps Healthcare Facilities Can Take Now to Prepare for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Thu, 02/25/2021 - 07:00
Steps that healthcare facilities can take to prepare for an outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) among patients and staff.
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Considerations for Health Screening for COVID-19 at Points of Entry

Wed, 02/24/2021 - 07:00
This document is meant to assist Ministries of Health and their point-of-entry (POE) partners in determining whether and how to conduct traveler screening at POE for coronavirus (COVID-19).
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For Parents: Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) associated with COVID-19

Wed, 02/24/2021 - 07:00
Information for parents about a condition associated with COVID-19 called Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C).
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Interim Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations for Healthcare Personnel During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic

Tue, 02/23/2021 - 07:00
Guidance for healthcare professionals who have the potential for direct or indirect exposure to patients or infectious materials.
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Operational Considerations for the Identification of Healthcare Workers and Inpatients with Suspected COVID-19 in non-US Healthcare Settings

Mon, 02/22/2021 - 07:00
Guidance for the Identification of Healthcare Workers and Inpatients with Suspected COVID-19 in non-US Healthcare Settings
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Contact Tracing Workflow in a non-US setting

Mon, 02/22/2021 - 07:00
This document is intended to be professionally generated as a job aid for distribution via CDC country offices to local Ministries of Health or National Public Health Institutes with the intent to be given to facilities with frontline healthcare workers doing contact tracing, case investigations, community outreach, or in other ways working with potential contacts. It is meant to serve as a visualization for these individuals to understand the contact tracing process flow, the need for daily monitoring of all contacts, and what will cause the need for a case investigation.
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