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COVID-19 Employer Information for Office Buildings

2019 Novel Coronavirus (CDC) - Mon, 01/04/2021 - 07:00
Learn how office building employers, building owners and managers, and building operations specialists can create a safe and healthy workplace for workers and clients.
Categories: C.D.C. (U.S.)

COVID-19 Sustainable Response Planning

2019 Novel Coronavirus (CDC) - Mon, 01/04/2021 - 07:00
Guiding questions for response workforce and operational resiliency considerations in a protracted response.
Categories: C.D.C. (U.S.)

Strategies for Protecting K-12 School Staff from COVID-19

2019 Novel Coronavirus (CDC) - Mon, 01/04/2021 - 07:00
Learn strategies for protecting K-12 school staff from COVID-19 as schools reopen.
Categories: C.D.C. (U.S.)

Interim Guidance on Developing a COVID-19 Case Investigation & Contact Tracing Plan: Overview

2019 Novel Coronavirus (CDC) - Mon, 01/04/2021 - 07:00
Interim Guidance on Developing a COVID-19 Case Investigation & Contact Tracing Plan: Overview
Categories: C.D.C. (U.S.)

Cholera – Togo

Disease outbreak news - Mon, 01/04/2021 - 02:00
From 11 November to 28 December, 2020 a total of 67 suspected cholera cases presenting with diarrhea and vomiting, including two deaths a case fatality ratio (CFR: 3%) were reported from the municipalities “Golfe 1” and “Golfe 6” in Lomé, Togo. A total of four health areas (Katanga, Adakpamé, Gbétsogbé in Golfe 1, and Kangnikopé in Golfe 6) in the affected municipalities reported at least one case.

On 17 November, cholera was confirmed by culture in the laboratory of the National Institute of Hygiene (INH) in Lomé, Togo and WHO was informed. On 19 November, the Minister of Health, Public Hygiene and Universal Access to Care of Togo issued a press release declaring a cholera outbreak and on 24 November WHO was officially notified. From 11 November to 28 December 2020, a total of 17 out of 41 stool samples tested positive for Vibrio cholerae O1 serotype Ogawa by culture in the National Institute of Hygiene (INH) in Lomé, Togo.

Influenza A(H1N2) variant virus – Brazil

Disease outbreak news - Mon, 01/04/2021 - 02:00
On 15 December 2020, the Brazil Ministry of Health reported the second confirmed human infection with influenza A(H1N2) variant virus [A(H1N2)v] in Brazil in 2020.

WHO issues its first emergency use validation for a COVID-19 vaccine and emphasizes need for equitable global access

WHO news - Thu, 12/31/2020 - 21:35
The World Health Organization (WHO) today listed the Comirnaty, COVID-19 mRNA vaccine for emergency use, making the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine the first to receive emergency validation from WHO since the outbreak began a year ago.

Living in or Visiting Retirement Communities or Independent Living Facilities

2019 Novel Coronavirus (CDC) - Thu, 12/31/2020 - 07:00
How residents living in retirement communities can protect themselves from COVID-19.
Categories: C.D.C. (U.S.)

COVID-19 Employer Information for Bus Transit Operators

2019 Novel Coronavirus (CDC) - Thu, 12/31/2020 - 07:00
What Bus Transit Operators Need to Know About COVID-19
Categories: C.D.C. (U.S.)

Considerations for Retirement Communities and Independent Living Facilities

2019 Novel Coronavirus (CDC) - Thu, 12/31/2020 - 07:00
Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 in Retirement Communities and Independent Living Facilities
Categories: C.D.C. (U.S.)

Considerations for Youth Sports

2019 Novel Coronavirus (CDC) - Thu, 12/31/2020 - 07:00
Learn about youth sports and protecting health during COVID-19
Categories: C.D.C. (U.S.)

Considerations for Community-Based Organizations

2019 Novel Coronavirus (CDC) - Thu, 12/31/2020 - 07:00
CDC offers the following considerations for ways Community-Based Organizations (CBOs) can help protect individuals and communities and slow the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
Categories: C.D.C. (U.S.)

Considerations for Casinos and Gaming Operations

2019 Novel Coronavirus (CDC) - Thu, 12/31/2020 - 07:00
As some casinos and gaming operations resume in some areas of the United States, CDC offers the following considerations for ways in which casino and gaming operators can help protect staff and customers and slow the spread of COVID-19.
Categories: C.D.C. (U.S.)

Interim Guidance on Management of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Correctional and Detention Facilities

2019 Novel Coronavirus (CDC) - Thu, 12/31/2020 - 07:00
Guidance on preparing for, preventing, and managing the spread of COVID-19 in correctional and detention facilities.
Categories: C.D.C. (U.S.)

Considerations for Institutes of Higher Education

2019 Novel Coronavirus (CDC) - Thu, 12/31/2020 - 07:00
Explore CDC's considerations for institutes of higher education regarding COVID-19.
Categories: C.D.C. (U.S.)

Holiday Celebrations

2019 Novel Coronavirus (CDC) - Thu, 12/31/2020 - 07:00
When planning to host or attend a holiday celebration, consider the risk of getting or spreading COVID-19 during different activities.
Categories: C.D.C. (U.S.)

Frequently Asked Questions

2019 Novel Coronavirus (CDC) - Thu, 12/31/2020 - 07:00
Most confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported from China have occurred in adults.
Categories: C.D.C. (U.S.)

Personal and Social Activities

2019 Novel Coronavirus (CDC) - Thu, 12/31/2020 - 07:00
Venturing Out? Be Prepared and Stay Safe
Categories: C.D.C. (U.S.)

Running Essential Errands

2019 Novel Coronavirus (CDC) - Thu, 12/31/2020 - 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.
Categories: C.D.C. (U.S.)

COVID-19 in Newly Resettled Refugee Populations

2019 Novel Coronavirus (CDC) - Thu, 12/31/2020 - 07:00
Refugees to the United States, especially those who are recently resettled, may be in living or working conditions that put them at higher risk of getting COVID-19.
Categories: C.D.C. (U.S.)

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