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Learn what non-healthcare employers should know about COVID-19 case investigation and contact tracing.
Recommended key concepts and guidance about COVID-19 contact tracing for health departments and public health workers.
Messenger RNA (mRNA) vaccines teach our cells how to make a protein that triggers an immune response. They are safe and effective at preventing COVID-19.
Frequently asked questions about COVID-19 for school administrators based on CDC's guidance for K-12 schools
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Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for Triage of Suspected COVID-19 Patients in non-US Healthcare Settings: Early Identification and Prevention of Transmission during Triage
Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for Triage of Suspected COIVD-19 Patients in non-US Healthcare Settings
To keep your workplace healthy, consider offering free, on-site COVID-19 vaccination at your business locations.
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Science Brief: Evidence used to update the list of underlying medical conditions that increase a person's risk of severe illness from COVID-19
Supporting evidence for CDC's list of underlying medical conditions that put individuals at increased risk for severe illness from COVID-19.
Underlying Medical Conditions Associated with High Risk for Severe COVID-19: Information for Healthcare Providers
Guidance for clinical healthcare workers on clinical care for patients with underlying medical conditions who are diagnosed with COVID-19.
This is guidance for state public health veterinarians and state animal health officials to help guide decisions on testing animals for SARS-CoV-2.
Operational Considerations for Personal Protective Equipment in the Context of Global Supply Shortages for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic: non-US Healthcare Settings
Considerations for personal protective equipment (PPE) in the context of global supply shortages in non-US healthcare settings.
Resources for State, Local, Territorial and Tribal Health Departments
The purpose of this document is to provide employers with strategies for consideration of incorporating testing for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, into a workplace COVID-19 preparedness, response, and control plan.
The risk of severe illness from COVID-19 increases with age, which is why the CDC recommends older adults receive COVID-19 vaccines.
Because COVID-19 is a new disease with new vaccines, you may have questions about what happens before, during, and after your appointment to get vaccinated. These tips will help you know what to expect when you get vaccinated, what information your provider will give you, and resources you can use to monitor your health after you are vaccinated.
Information about how to get a CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Record card, what to do if you have documentation from vaccination in another country, and how to recognize vaccine card fraud.
J&J's Janssen COVID-19 vaccine is a viral vector vaccine that requires only 1 shot. Learn about safety data, efficacy, and clinical trial demographics.
This registry collects health information from pregnant people who get vaccinated. This helps to expand vaccine safety data to further ensure vaccine safety.