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CDC 1h
Ask CDC: How long does COVID-19 last on surfaces and in the air? Dr. John Brooks, CDC’s Chief Medical Officer for the COVID-19 emergency response, provides an answer.
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CDC 2h
It’s National Public Health Week. There has never been a more fitting time to acknowledge the work of public health and healthcare professionals than during the COVID-19 pandemic. The nation’s health is PUBLIC HEALTH.
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CDC 20h
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face covering “don’ts” are simple: do NOT use a face covering on a child under two years old and do NOT use surgical masks or other PPE intended for healthcare workers. See some face covering questions and answers: .
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CDC 20h
Coronavirus face covering “do’s” as you get ready to go to the grocery store, the pharmacy, or to your doctor’s office: Do make sure you can breathe through it. Do wear it whenever going out in public. Do make sure it covers your nose and mouth and do wash after each use.
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CDC 21h
Is someone in your home sick with ? Do not clean the area around them unless it is soiled. In the rest of the home, clean often touched surfaces & objects (phones, tables, countertops, light switches, doorknobs) using soap & water then disinfect.
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Dr. Robert R. Redfield 22h
It’s National Public Health Week. There has never been a more fitting time to acknowledge the work of public health and healthcare professionals than during the COVID-19 pandemic. The nation’s health is PUBLIC HEALTH.
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CDC 23h
Growing evidence suggests can spread before people show symptoms (pre-symptomatic) and from people who have but never show symptoms (asymptomatic). Cloth face coverings help prevent spread of COVID-19 in these situations. See Q&A: .
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CDC Apr 7
Plan meals and have your food delivered, if possible. If you must go to the store during , avoid peak hours and try to send only one person to shop. More household tips: .
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CDC Apr 7
? Quitting cigarette smoking can decrease depression and anxiety and improve your quality of life. For free help to quit smoking call 1-800-QUIT-NOW or visit .
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Dr. Robert R. Redfield Apr 7
Increasing the capacity of our Nation’s public health infrastructure is critical to stopping ’s spread in communities across the U.S. New funding will augment core public health capabilities incl. surveillance, laboratory capacity, and qualified frontline deployers.
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CDC Apr 7
Thank you to all the healthcare heroes who are on the frontlines giving everything they have to fight & save lives. CDC has resources for you: .
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CDC Apr 6
Too much news about the pandemic can be upsetting. Stay informed, but from news and social media.
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CDC Apr 6
Do you or does someone you know communicate using American Sign Language? Watch videos on coronavirus disease 2019 , part of the video series on the CDC Streaming Health YouTube channel: .
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CDC Apr 6
Reduce spread of . When in public, use a cloth face covering that ✔️Reaches above nose & below chin, completely covering mouth & nostrils ✔️Fits snugly against sides of your face ✔️Is made of multiple layers of cloth that you can breathe through
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CDC Apr 6
: New guidance for allows for nasal swabs to be used for testing. Self- or HCP-collected nasal swabs are acceptable specimen types. See more: .
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CDC Apr 6
New report is the first to look at illness in kids in the U.S. Among more than 2,500 cases of COVID-19 in children in the U.S., three children reportedly died.
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CDC Apr 6
Join CDC and APHA in observing this week. As the nation’s public health agency, CDC works 24/7 to protect the health of all Americans.
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CDC Apr 6
Does someone have a birthday during distancing? Show them you care by celebrating virtually! Record a video message, make signs, & send pics. Maintain while staying socially connected.
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CDC Apr 5
CDC report shows the percentage of deaths due to pneumonia not associated with flu has increased sharply since the end of February. This could be caused by .
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CDC Apr 5
If you’re 65 and older or have an underlying medical condition, learn how you can take steps to protect yourself from . Learn more: .
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