A review of the week's key data from CDC's COVID Data Tracker, narrative interpretations, and visualizations.
A Contact Tracer's Guide for COVID-19 focuses on communication strategies for contact interviews and provides suggested language for each topic area covered in an interview.
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.
Sample letters for K-12 school administrators to respond to COVID-19 cases
CDC has developed interim guidance for how healthcare providers, laboratories, and public health staff should use antibody tests for COVID-19. These tests look for the presence of antibodies, which are specific proteins made in response to infections.
Safety is a top priority for COVID-19 vaccines. Learn how the U.S. vaccine safety system is ensuring the safety of COVID-19 vaccines.
If you receive a Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, you will need 2 shots to get the most protection.
Systemic health and social inequities have put people from racial and ethnic minority groups at increased risk from COVID-19. Take steps to reduce health disparities.
Healthcare Facilities That Have Implemented COVID-19 Electronic Case Reporting
Learn how to optimize N95 respirators during COVID-19.
Steps for accessing a COVID-19 vaccine if you are homebound.
Science Brief: Background Rationale and Evidence for Public Health Recommendations for Fully Vaccinated People
The risks of SARS-CoV-2 infection in fully vaccinated people cannot be completely eliminated, but the benefits of relaxing some measures may outweigh the residual risk. This page offers background rationale and data for public health recommendations for fully vaccinated people.
COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective. Millions of people in the United States have received COVID-19 vaccines, and these vaccines will undergo the most intensive safety monitoring in U.S. history. CDC recommends you get a COVID-19 vaccine as soon as you are eligible. Adverse events described on this page have been reported to the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS).
Toolkit for K-12 school administrators with resources for responding to COVID-19 cases
This guidance outlines key considerations for states and healthcare systems to consider strategies for transferring patients, staff, and supplies between health facilities to optimize patient care, balance resources, and minimize use of crisis care standards. One option is the identification of relief healthcare facilities and establishing or coordinating with existing federal, state, or regional Medical Operation Coordination Cells (MOCC). The implementation of the elements highlighted in this guidance can be found in the Federal MOCC Toolkit reference throughout.
Provides guidance documents, communications resources, and other communication tools for regarding COVID-19.
Information about isolating for COVID-19 in K-12 Schools
Information about COVID-19 quarantine for K-12 schools
A guide for school administrators on how to address COVID-19 cases in schools.