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Health Departments: Do residents know what to do if someone in their house has ? Visit CDC’s website to learn how to reduce the risk of getting or spreading COVID-19 between household members: .
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CDC 56m
Cooking your first turkey? Follow these tips: ☑️ Wash your hands with soap & water for 20 seconds before and after touching raw turkey ☑️ Don’t wash or rinse your turkey ☑️ Cook to 165°F; check with a food thermometer Read more: .
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This , help protect loved ones by limiting close contact with others. . Stay at least 6 feet apart. Wash your hands for at least 20 seconds. Consider outdoor spaces. Learn more: .
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CDC 20h
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As cases continue to rise, it’s important to know what’s happening in your area. You can now view data on cases, deaths, and testing in your county. Visit the County View tab on CDC’s COVID-19 Data Tracker:
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CDC 20h
cases are rising nationwide. Case rates in the last 7 days were highest in the Midwest. This Thanksgiving, protect yourself and loved ones: Avoid Travel. Gather virtually or outdoors. Wear a mask. Stay 6 feet from others. Wash hands. More:
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CDC 23h
vaccines currently in development in the US do not use the live virus that causes COVID-19. Having symptoms like fever after you get a is normal and a sign your immune system is learning to fight the virus. More COVID-19 vaccine facts: .
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CDC 24h
New finds that the pandemic may be negatively affecting hospital maternity care practices supporting breastfeeding. Mothers may need additional support after discharge. Read the full report: .
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CDC Nov 25
This , stay home to best protect yourself and others from . Avoid crowds and shop online, use contactless pick-up and delivery, or shop in open-air markets while staying at least 6 feet from people you don’t live with. More tips: .
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CDC Nov 25
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Until more is known about immunity following infection, wear a mask, stay 6 feet from others, wash your hands often, and avoid gatherings.
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CDC Nov 25
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Because antibody levels decline over time, antibody testing can’t conclusively show a person has not had in the past.
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CDC Nov 25
New report looking at 156 healthcare workers with virus-specific antibodies against found 94% had a decline in antibody response at 60 days: .
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CDC Nov 25
Older adults and young children are more likely to get food poisoning. To reduce the chance of illness, prepare your turkey without rinsing or washing it. Cook it thoroughly, to an internal temperature of 165°F.
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CDC Nov 24
CDC’s investigation of a Salmonella outbreak linked to pet bearded dragons has ended, but it’s still important to take steps to stay healthy around pet reptiles. Pet bearded dragons & other reptiles can carry Salmonella even if they look healthy and clean.
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CDC Nov 24
Planning for ? Consider hosting a virtual meal with friends and family who don’t live with you. Have people share recipes and show off their turkey, dressing, and other dishes: .
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CDC Nov 24
People with are at higher risk for complications. The best way to prevent seasonal flu is to get vaccinated every year.
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CDC Nov 24
cases are rising rapidly in many parts of the U.S. This pandemic is not over. But if we all do our part, it can be. Here’s what you can do: over your mouth AND nose. Stay 6️⃣ft from others. 👐 Wash your hands. 🏠 Stay home if you can.
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CDC Nov 24
Join the CDC Partner Update call Monday, November 30 at 3 pm ET via Zoom. Topic: Resilience and Mental Health for the Holidays. Retweet and Register: .
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CDC Nov 24
Clinicians: New 2018 CDC maps show the number of outpatient antibiotic prescriptions by state. Follow clinical guidelines for prescribing when antibiotics are needed.
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CDC Nov 23
College student coming home for ? Returning students should be considered overnight guests, and families should take all recommended precautions for overnight guests for 14 days. More: .
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CDC Nov 23
The latest CDC report shows that all indicators used to track in the United States are rising. Learn more: .
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