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CDC 4h
Anyone can get an infection, and almost any infection, including , can lead to . Educate yourself and your family by downloading and sharing our newly-updated patient fact sheet: .
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CDC 7h
In a community setting, remember the 3 W’s: Wash your hands. Watch your distance (stay 6 feet apart). . These habits can help you protect yourself and others from spreading . Learn more: .
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CDC 9h
Is your pet included in your family’s emergency plan? Make a pet disaster kit that includes: ✅ Food, water & bowls ✅ Pet first aid kit ✅ Medications & prescriptions ✅ Vet records and boarding instructions Get more tips: .
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CDC 10h
Stay safe after a storm. Use safe water for personal hygiene, and wash your hands with soap and water to reduce the spread of germs. .
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CDC Sep 18
The latest CDC report shows that, since the beginning of August, weekly hospitalization rates for all adult age groups have declined. Hospitalization rates among children have remained steady during the same period. Learn more: .
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CDC Sep 18
To slow the spread of , CDC recommends that people wear masks in public settings when around people not living in their household, especially when other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain. Learn more: .
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CDC Sep 18
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Take steps to slow the spread and protect yourself: •Wear a mask consistently and correctly •Avoid large gatherings •Wash hands often •Stay 6 feet apart from people who don’t live with you •Continue to seek prenatal care
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CDC Sep 18
Among pregnant women hospitalized for treatment of , 3 in 10 required intensive care and one pregnant woman died from COVID-19, a new report of 105 pregnant women in finds. Find out more: .
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CDC Sep 18
School administrators: Learn more about the indicators you can use to prepare, plan, and respond to . For each indicator, we provide benchmarks for lowest to highest COVID-19 risks for school operations. Learn more: .
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CDC Sep 18
Use the Coronavirus Self-Checker to help decide when to seek testing or medical care for . Learn more: .
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CDC Sep 18
Have you lost power? Unopened, full freezers will keep food safe for 48 hours during power outage; 24 hours if half-full.
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CDC Sep 18
As of September 14, national forecasts predict 3,000 to 7,100 new deaths will be reported during the week ending October 10. These forecasts predict 207,000 to 218,000 total COVID-19 deaths in the US by October 10. More: .
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CDC Sep 18
Communities of faith: Are you gathering for a holiday? Help protect your community from . , wash your hands, and stay at least 6 feet apart. Also, bring your own food, keep your group small, and meet outdoors if possible.
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CDC Sep 17
Parents: It’s important to know what steps you can take before, during, and after an emergency to protect your family. Learn how to prepare: .
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CDC Sep 17
Good news about sugary drink intake in ! The 2019 YRBS reports decreases in the percentage of teens who drink soda and sports drinks one or more times per day.
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CDC Sep 17
Heart conditions like myocarditis are associated with some cases of . Severe cardiac damage is rare but has occurred, even in young, healthy people. CDC is working to understand how COVID-19 affects the heart and other organs. Learn more here: .
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CDC Sep 17
. finds steps that help slow the spread of may also reduce if widely practiced. Report emphasizes flu vaccination remains the best protection against flu. Getting a flu vaccine is more important than ever during the pandemic.
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CDC Sep 17
New finds odds of outbreaks in West Virginia nursing homes are 17x higher in low quality than in high quality nursing homes, as rated by . Health depts can use CMS ratings to identify nursing homes at higher risk for COVID-19.
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CDC Sep 17
A new examines in 2 skilled nursing facilities & shows how researchers used genome sequencing to determine the virus was likely spreading in each facility. Steps like repeated testing of residents & workers can help slow the spread. More:
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CDC Sep 17
waters may pose risks, including drowning, injuries, and hazards from chemicals, sewage, or bacteria that may be in the water. Learn how to stay safe: .
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