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'9/19/2021 11:07:25 AM'

CDC to Invest $2.1 Billion to Protect Patients and Healthcare Workers from COVID-19 and Future Infectious Diseases

CDC to invest $2.1 billion in infection control to support state and other public health departments against COVID-19.

'9/19/2021 11:07:25 AM'

Number of States with High Obesity Prevalence Rises to Sixteen

The number of states in which at least 35% of residents are obese has nearly doubled since 2018 – and disparities persist - according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

'9/19/2021 11:07:25 AM'

AmeriCorps and CDC Launch Public Health AmeriCorps, Seek Proposals to Build a New Generation of Public Health Leaders

AmeriCorps, the federal agency for volunteering and national service, has launched Public Health AmeriCorps, a new partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to support the recruitment, training, and development of a new gener...

'9/19/2021 11:07:25 AM'

CDC Announces More Than $300 Million in Funding to Support Community Health Workers

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) awarded more than $116 million in year one, of a three-year, $348 million program, to organizations for community health worker (CHW) services to support COVID-19 prevention and control.

'9/19/2021 11:07:25 AM'

CDC launches COVID-19 resources for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities

CDC works 24/7 saving lives, protecting people from health threats, and saving money to have a more secure nation. A US federal agency, CDC helps make the healthy choice the easy choice by putting science and prevention into action. CDC works to h...

'9/19/2021 11:07:25 AM'

CDC Statement Following ACIP Pfizer-BioNTech Vote

Today, CDC Director Rochelle P. Walensky, M.D., M.P.H., endorsed the CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ (ACIP) recommendation for use of the Pfizer-BioNTech’s licensed vaccine for people 16 and older.

'9/19/2021 11:07:25 AM'

CDC Investigation Update: CDC identifies source in Salmonella outbreak linked to Italian-style meats

CDC identifies source in Salmonella outbreak linked to Italian-style meats.

'9/19/2021 11:07:25 AM'

Vice President Kamala Harris Opens New CDC Southeast Asia Regional Office in Vietnam

CDC works 24/7 saving lives, protecting people from health threats, and saving money to have a more secure nation. A US federal agency, CDC helps make the healthy choice the easy choice by putting science and prevention into action. CDC works to h...

'9/19/2021 11:07:25 AM'

New Research Uncovers Concerning Increases in Youth Living with Diabetes in the U.S.

Diagnosed cases of type 1 and type 2 diabetes are surging among youth in the United States. From 2001 to 2017, the number of people under age 20 living with type 1 diabetes increased by 45%, and the number living with type 2 diabetes grew by 95%.

'9/19/2021 11:07:25 AM'

CDC Investigation Notice Regarding Two Multistate Outbreaks of Salmonella Infections

A CDC investigation notice regarding two multistate outbreaks of Salmonella infections has been posted: https://www.cdc.gov/salmonella/italian-style-meat-08-21/index.html

'9/19/2021 11:07:25 AM'

CDC Offers Health Tips for Back to School During COVID-19

As schools plan for a safe return to campus this year, it is critically important to consider the health and well-being of students and staff, and address issues with COVID-19, mental and physical health, and managing other chronic health conditio...

'9/19/2021 11:07:25 AM'

Joint Statement from HHS Public Health and Medical Experts on COVID-19 Booster Shots

Today, public health and medical experts from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released the following statement on the Administration’s plan for COVID-19 booster shots for the American people.

'9/19/2021 11:07:25 AM'

CDC Stands Up New Disease Forecasting Center

Aims to predict disease threats, provide early warning and real-time data on outbreaks

'9/19/2021 11:07:25 AM'

Media Statement from CDC Director Rochelle P. Walensky, MD, MPH, on Signing the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ Recommendation for an Additional Dose of an mRNA COVID-19 Vaccine in Moderately to Severely Immunocompromised People

Media Statement from CDC Director Rochelle P. Walensky, MD, MPH, on Signing the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ Recommendation for an Additional Dose of an mRNA COVID-19 Vaccine in Moderately to Severely Immunocompromised People.

'9/19/2021 11:07:25 AM'

New CDC Data: COVID-19 Vaccination Safe for Pregnant People

CDC has released new data on the safety of the COVID-19 vaccines in pregnant people and is recommending all people 12 years of age and older get vaccinated against COVID-19.

'9/19/2021 11:07:25 AM'

CDC Investigation Notice: CDC Warns of Salmonella Infections Linked to Recalled Raw Frozen Breaded Stuffed Chicken

CDC Warns of Salmonella Infections Linked to Recalled Raw Frozen Breaded Stuffed Chicken.

'9/19/2021 11:07:25 AM'

Statement on Melioidosis Cases

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has confirmed a new fatal case of the rare disease melioidosis in Georgia that is linked to three previous cases in different states.

'9/19/2021 11:07:25 AM'

New CDC-Funded Pilot Program in Georgia Uses Public Art to Increase Confidence in COVID-19 Vaccination

To help build confidence in and increase demand for COVID-19 vaccination, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is partnering with the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) and several other organizations on an innovative community ...

'9/19/2021 11:07:25 AM'

New CDC Study: Vaccination Offers Higher Protection than Previous COVID-19 Infection

In today’s MMWR, a study of COVID-19 infections in Kentucky among people who were previously infected with SAR-CoV-2 shows that unvaccinated individuals are more than twice as likely to be reinfected with COVID-19 than those who were fully vaccina...

'9/19/2021 11:07:25 AM'

CDC Issues Eviction Moratorium Order in Areas of Substantial and High Transmission

CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky today signed an order determining the evictions of tenants for failure to make rent or housing payments could be detrimental to public health control measures to slow the spread of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that caus...

'9/19/2021 11:07:25 AM'

CDC Extends Order at the Southern and Northern Land Borders

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued an order under Sections 362 and 365 of the Public Health Service Act, and associated implementing regulations, that temporarily suspends the introduction of certain noncitizens based ...

'9/19/2021 11:07:25 AM'

Statement from CDC Director Rochelle P. Walensky, MD, MPH on Today’s MMWR

CDC works 24/7 saving lives, protecting people from health threats, and saving money to have a more secure nation. A US federal agency, CDC helps make the healthy choice the easy choice by putting science and prevention into action. CDC works to h...

'9/19/2021 11:07:25 AM'

CDC MEDIA TELEBRIEFING: Update on COVID-19

CDC works 24/7 saving lives, protecting people from health threats, and saving money to have a more secure nation. A US federal agency, CDC helps make the healthy choice the easy choice by putting science and prevention into action. CDC works to h...

'9/19/2021 11:07:25 AM'

CDC awards $117 Million to Advance Innovation and Health Equity in Federal Initiative to End HIV

CDC works 24/7 saving lives, protecting people from health threats, and saving money to have a more secure nation. A US federal agency, CDC helps make the healthy choice the easy choice by putting science and prevention into action. CDC works to h...

'9/19/2021 11:07:25 AM'

Title 42 Order Reassessment and Exception for Unaccompanied Noncitizen Children

Today, CDC is issuing an Order confirming the exception for unaccompanied noncitizen children (UC) from the Order suspending the right to introduce certain persons into the United States (U.S.).

'9/19/2021 11:07:25 AM'

CDC and Texas Confirm Monkeypox In U.S. Traveler

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Texas Department of State Health Services confirmed on July 15 a case of human monkeypox in a U.S. resident who recently traveled from Nigeria to the United States.

'9/19/2021 11:07:25 AM'

CDC warns of Salmonella infections linked to BrightFarms brand Sunny Crunch Salad

A CDC food safety alert regarding a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium infections has been posted: https://www.cdc.gov/salmonella/typhimurium-07-21/index.html

'9/19/2021 11:07:25 AM'

Joint CDC and FDA Statement on Vaccine Boosters

The United States is fortunate to have highly effective vaccines that are widely available for those aged 12 and up. People who are fully vaccinated are protected from severe disease and death, including from the variants currently circulating in ...

'9/19/2021 11:07:25 AM'

Annual Report to the Nation: Rapid Decrease in Lung Cancer and Melanoma Deaths Lead Overall Continued Decline in Cancer Death Rate

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'9/19/2021 11:07:25 AM'

Sharp Declines in Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening

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'9/19/2021 11:07:25 AM'

CDC Investigation Notice: More than 300 new Salmonella illnesses reported in outbreaks linked to backyard poultry

A CDC investigation notice regarding multistate outbreaks of Salmonella infections has been posted: https://www.cdc.gov/salmonella/backyardpoultry-05-21/index.html

'9/19/2021 11:07:25 AM'

CDC Director Extends the Eviction Moratorium for 30 days

CDC works 24/7 saving lives, protecting people from health threats, and saving money to have a more secure nation. A US federal agency, CDC helps make the healthy choice the easy choice by putting science and prevention into action. CDC works to h...

'9/19/2021 11:07:25 AM'

CDC and HHS Award $200 Million for Disease Intervention Specialist Workforce

On June 18, 2021, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Department of Health and Human Services awarded 59 jurisdictions with $200 million to bolster support and enhance  the disease intervention specialists (DIS) workforce.

'9/19/2021 11:07:25 AM'

Ebola Outbreak in Guinea Declared Over

CDC works 24/7 saving lives, protecting people from health threats, and saving money to have a more secure nation. A US federal agency, CDC helps make the healthy choice the easy choice by putting science and prevention into action. CDC works to h...

'9/19/2021 11:07:25 AM'

CDC COVID-19 Study Shows mRNA Vaccines Reduce Risk of Infection by 91 Percent for Fully Vaccinated People

A new CDC study finds the mRNA COVID-19 vaccines authorized by the Food and Drug Administration (Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna) reduce the risk of infection by 91 percent for fully vaccinated people.

'9/19/2021 11:07:25 AM'

Statement from CDC Director Rochelle P. Walensky, MD, MPH

On May 12, 2021, CDC recommended use of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in people aged 12 years and up based on the safety and efficacy of the vaccine in adolescents following clinical trials. At the time, there was a growing body of evidence that dem...

'9/19/2021 11:07:25 AM'

Media Statement from CDC Director Rochelle P. Walensky, MD, MPH, on 40 years since CDC published its first report on HIV in the United States

Forty years ago, CDC first reported on Pneumocystis pneumonia in five previously healthy young gay men in Los Angeles. Published on June 5, 1981, in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR), this was the first CDC report of what would be k...

'9/19/2021 11:07:25 AM'

CDC Investigation Notice: Outbreak of Salmonella

A CDC investigation notice regarding a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis infections has been posted: https://www.cdc.gov/salmonella/enteritidis-06-21/index.html

'9/19/2021 11:07:25 AM'

CDC Virtual Event: Commemorating 70 Years of CDC Disease Detectives on the Front Lines of Public Health

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will hold a virtual celebration marking the 70th anniversary of its Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) program.

'9/19/2021 11:07:25 AM'

CDC Statement on President’s Fiscal Year 2022 Budget

CDC works 24/7 saving lives, protecting people from health threats, and saving money to have a more secure nation. A US federal agency, CDC helps make the healthy choice the easy choice by putting science and prevention into action. CDC works to h...

'9/19/2021 11:07:25 AM'

CDC Investigating New Outbreaks of Salmonella Infections Linked to Backyard Poultry

A CDC investigation notice regarding multistate outbreaks of Salmonella infections has been posted: https://www.cdc.gov/salmonella/backyardpoultry-05-21/index.html

'9/19/2021 11:07:25 AM'

Largest CDC COVID-19 Vaccine Effectiveness Study in Health Workers Shows mRNA Vaccines 94% Effective

A new CDC study adds to the growing body of real-world evidence (outside of a clinical trial setting) showing that COVID-19 mRNA vaccines authorized by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) protect health care personnel (HCP) against COVID-19. mR...

'9/19/2021 11:07:25 AM'

CDC Director Statement on Pfizer’s Use of COVID-19 Vaccine in Adolescents Age 12 and Older

Media Statement from CDC Director Rochelle P. Walensky, MD, MPH, on Signing the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ Recommendation to Use Pfizer’s COVID-19 Vaccine in 12- to 15-Year-Olds

'9/19/2021 11:07:25 AM'

New CDC Campaign Highlights Steps to Prevent Injury in Adults Ages 65 and Over

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is launching Still Going Strong, a national campaign that brings attention to ways older adults (age 65 and older) can age without injury.

'9/19/2021 11:07:25 AM'

CDC Issues Phases 2B and 3 of the Conditional Sailing Order

Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released guidance for cruise ships to undertake simulated voyages with volunteer passengers as part of its COVID-19 Conditional Sailing Certificate application.

'9/19/2021 11:07:25 AM'

CDC Principal Deputy Director Named 2021 Service to America Medal

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Principal Deputy Director Anne Schuchat, MD (RADM, USPHS, RET), has been named a finalist in the Partnership for Public Service’s 2021 Service to America Medals, known as the “Sammies.” Dr. Schuchat...

'9/19/2021 11:07:25 AM'

Ebola Outbreak Over in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Today the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the global health community mark the end of the Ebola outbreak in North Kivu Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

'9/19/2021 11:07:25 AM'

Fully Vaccinated Adults 65 and Older Are 94% Less Likely to Be Hospitalized with COVID-19

Both mRNA COVID-19 vaccines (Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna) authorized and recommended in the United States protect against COVID-19-related hospitalization among adults 65 years and older, according to a new CDC assessment that finds fully vaccinat...

'9/19/2021 11:07:25 AM'

FDA and CDC Lift Recommended Pause on Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) COVID-19 Vaccine Use Following Thorough Safety Review

CDC works 24/7 saving lives, protecting people from health threats, and saving money to have a more secure nation. A US federal agency, CDC helps make the healthy choice the easy choice by putting science and prevention into action. CDC works to h...

'9/19/2021 11:07:25 AM'

FDA and CDC Virtual Press Conference: Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine **Registration Required**

As part of the FDA and CDC's commitment to transparency, we invite you to join us for a virtual press conference via Zoom. This press conference will be live streamed over the FDA's YouTube channel.