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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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Importance of COVID-19 Vaccination for Essential Workers

Fri, 05/14/2021 - 07:00
The CDC recommends essential workers be included among those offered the first supply of COVID-19 vaccines.
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Additional COVID-19 Guidance for Caregivers of People Living with Dementia in Community Settings

Fri, 05/14/2021 - 07:00
People caring for loved ones with dementia can take steps to prevent illness and stay healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Resources for Teachers and Staff

Thu, 05/13/2021 - 07:00
COVID 19 classroom setup for schools and childcare programs
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People with Certain Medical Conditions

Thu, 05/13/2021 - 07:00
People of Any Age with Underlying Medical Conditions
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Investigating the Impact of COVID-19 during Pregnancy

Thu, 05/13/2021 - 07:00
CDC is supporting multiple efforts to better understand the impact of COVID-19 during pregnancy on both the mother and infant. Data collected as part of these efforts can help direct public health action and inform clinical guidance for the care of affected pregnant women and their infants.
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Interim Guidance for Rapid Antigen Testing for SARS-CoV-2

Thu, 05/13/2021 - 07:00
Proper interpretation of antigen test results is important for accurate clinical management of patients with suspected COVID-19. This guidance can help healthcare providers make the most effective use of antigen tests in different situations.
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Toolkit for Pregnant People and New Parents

Thu, 05/13/2021 - 07:00
Resources and tools to help pregnant people, breastfeeding women and new parents caring for infants to protect their health and help people who serve these communities communicate with them.
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Pregnant and Recently Pregnant People

Thu, 05/13/2021 - 07:00
Pregnant people need to take steps to protect themselves and stay healthy during the COVID-19.
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Breastfeeding and Caring for Newborns

Thu, 05/13/2021 - 07:00
We do not have information from published scientific reports about the susceptibility of pregnant women to COVID-19.
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Cruise Ship Color and Commercial Travel Status

Thu, 05/13/2021 - 07:00
This webpage describes the criteria for and status of cruise ship response plans required for crew disembarkation with commercial travel.
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Safe Watering Points During COVID-19

Thu, 05/13/2021 - 07:00
Learn how to set up safe watering points during COVID-19.
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Customizable COVID-19 Vaccine Content for Community-Based Organizations

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 07:00
Customizable content, including newsletters, for community-based organizations to promote COVID-19 vaccinations
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Interim Laboratory Biosafety Guidelines for Handling and Processing Specimens Associated with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 07:00
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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Youth Sports Program FAQs

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 07:00
Answers to frequently asked questions about how to play sports safely during COVID-19.
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Running Essential Errands

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 07:00
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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Pediatric Healthcare Professionals COVID-19 Vaccination Toolkit

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 07:00
The CDC has designed a toolkit to help pediatricians educate communities about new COVID-19 vaccines.
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COVID-19 Vaccines for Children and Teens

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 07:00
CDC recommends COVID-19 vaccination for everyone 12 years of age and older to help protect against COVID-19. Children 12 years of age and older are able to get the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine.
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COVID-19 Vaccine Monitoring Systems for Pregnant People

Tue, 05/11/2021 - 07:00
If you are pregnant, you might choose to be vaccinated when a vaccine is available to you. Currently, there is no evidence that COVID-19 vaccination causes any problems with pregnancy.
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Living in or Visiting Retirement Communities or Independent Living Facilities

Tue, 05/11/2021 - 07:00
How residents living in retirement communities can protect themselves from COVID-19.
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Key to her success is her success with the keys

Mon, 05/10/2021 - 07:00
To Scott Santibanez, the call sounded like a routine request in a 22-year career at CDC that has been filled with such calls. It proved to be anything but.
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