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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The CDC recommends essential workers be included among those offered the first supply of COVID-19 vaccines.
People caring for loved ones with dementia can take steps to prevent illness and stay healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID 19 classroom setup for schools and childcare programs
People of Any Age with Underlying Medical Conditions
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.
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.
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.
Pregnant people need to take steps to protect themselves and stay healthy during the COVID-19.
We do not have information from published scientific reports about the susceptibility of pregnant women to COVID-19.
This webpage describes the criteria for and status of cruise ship response plans required for crew disembarkation with commercial travel.
Learn how to set up safe watering points during COVID-19.
Customizable content, including newsletters, for community-based organizations to promote COVID-19 vaccinations
Interim Laboratory Biosafety Guidelines for Handling and Processing Specimens Associated with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
Until more information becomes available, precautions should be taken in handling specimens that are suspected or confirmed for SARS-CoV-2.
Answers to frequently asked questions about how to play sports safely during COVID-19.
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.
The CDC has designed a toolkit to help pediatricians educate communities about new COVID-19 vaccines.
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.
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.
How residents living in retirement communities can protect themselves from COVID-19.
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.