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HHS Secretary Alex Azar and CDC Director Dr. Robert R. Redfield to give update on COVID-19 response, Operation Warp Speed

Credentialed media are invited to join Secretary Azar and Dr. Redfield for a press briefing and Q&A.

'10/22/2020 8:50:00 PM'

CDC and the American Mosquito Control Association Collaborate on First-ever Comprehensive Resources for Mosquito Control in Areas Affected by Natural Disasters

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA) have collaborated to provide the first-ever comprehensive volume of resources to guide mosquito control in areas affected by natural disaster...

'10/22/2020 8:50:00 PM'

CDC shares guidance on how to stay safe during and after Hurricane Delta

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is sharing important information to keep you and your family safe during and immediately after Hurricane Delta.

'10/22/2020 8:50:00 PM'

CDC Updates “How COVID is Spread” Webpage

Today, CDC issued updated guidance to its How COVID-19 Spreads website, which includes information about the potential for airborne spread of the virus that causes COVID-19.

'10/22/2020 8:50:00 PM'

CDC Medical Officer Honored with 2020 Sammies Award

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) health scientist Vikram Krishnasamy, M.D., MPH, has been awarded the Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medal® by the Partnership for Public Service.

'10/22/2020 8:50:00 PM'

CDC investigating Salmonella outbreaks linked to pet bearded dragons, pet hedgehogs

CDC is investigating two separate multistate Salmonella illness outbreaks, one linked to contact with pet bearded dragons and one linked to contact with pet hedgehogs.

'10/22/2020 8:50:00 PM'

Cruise Ship No Sail Order Extended Through October 31, 2020

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced today the extension of a No Sail Order for cruise ships through October 31, 2020. This order continues to suspend passenger operations on cruise ships with the capacity to carry at lea...

'10/22/2020 8:50:00 PM'

Salmonella Investigation Update

A CDC food safety alert regarding a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Stanley infections has been posted: https://www.cdc.gov/salmonella/stanley-09-20/index.html

'10/22/2020 8:50:00 PM'

Administration Announces $200 million from CDC to Jurisdictions for COVID-19 Vaccine Preparedness

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is announcing upcoming action by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to provide $200 million to jurisdictions for COVID-19 vaccine preparedness.

'10/22/2020 8:50:00 PM'

New CDC data finds adult obesity is increasing

New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that adult obesity prevalence is increasing and racial and ethnic disparities persist. Notably, adults with obesity are at heightened risk for severe outcomes from COVID-19.

'10/22/2020 8:50:00 PM'

CDC Releases Indicators for Dynamic School Decision-Making

Today, CDC released indicators to help schools make dynamic decisions about in-person learning as local conditions evolve throughout the pandemic.

'10/22/2020 8:50:00 PM'

CDC awards $7 million for pilot project to reduce chronic disease by advancing health equity

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...

'10/22/2020 8:50:00 PM'

Youth e-cigarette use is down, but 3.6 million still use e-cigarettes

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in collaboration with various partners, released two papers today in Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) highlighting recent changes in U.S. e-cigarette use and sales.

'10/22/2020 8:50:00 PM'

Investigation Update On Peaches

CDC has updated its food safety alert for a Salmonella illness outbreak linked to peaches: https://www.cdc.gov/salmonella/enteritidis-08-20/index.html

'10/22/2020 8:50:00 PM'

CDC’s Tips® campaign led 1 million U.S. adults to quit smoking during 2012–2018

Findings from a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) study published in Preventing Chronic Disease show that CDC’s Tips From Former Smokers® (Tips®) campaign led more than 1 million U.S. adults to quit smoking and an estimated 16.4 mil...

'10/22/2020 8:50:00 PM'

Dr. Robert R. Redfield Statement on “Preventing and Mitigating SARS-CoV-2 Transmission — Four Overnight Camps, Maine, June–August 2020”

Today’s MMWR, which highlights the thoughtful and prudent public health practices used during overnight summer camps in Maine, reinforces how powerful everyday preventive actions are in reducing and keeping COVID-19 transmission low. Despite more ...

'10/22/2020 8:50:00 PM'

CDC Media Telebriefing Transcript: 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...

'10/22/2020 8:50:00 PM'

CDC Media Telebriefing: Update on COVID-19

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will provide an update to media on the COVID-19 response.

'10/22/2020 8:50:00 PM'

CDC data show disproportionate COVID-19 impact in American Indian/Alaska Native populations

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a new study that specifically examines how COVID-19 is affecting American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/AN) – one of the racial and ethnic minority groups at highest risk from the dise...

'10/22/2020 8:50:00 PM'

CDC Outbreak Investigations: New Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Bagged Peaches; Updates on Outbreak Linked to Onions

CDC has posted a new food safety alert for a Salmonella illness outbreak linked to bagged peaches, and updated recall information and case counts for a Salmonella outbreak linked to onions.

'10/22/2020 8:50:00 PM'

Joint Statement from the Census Bureau and Centers for Disease Control on Conducting 2020 Census Non-Response Follow-Up Interviews

In carrying out our respective missions, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are committed to protecting the health and safety of those we serve and employ. This is particularly important during the curr...

'10/22/2020 8:50:00 PM'

Hear Her: CDC Campaign Highlights Warning Signs of Pregnancy-Related Deaths

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is launching Hear Her, a national campaign that brings attention to pregnancy-related deaths and provides education and encouragement to pregnant and postpartum women (within one year of deliver...

'10/22/2020 8:50:00 PM'

Nootkatone Now Registered by EPA

A new active ingredient, discovered and developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), has been registered by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for use in insecticides and insect repellents.

'10/22/2020 8:50:00 PM'

Investigation Update on Salmonella

CDC, several states, and FDA continue to investigate a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Newport infections linked to onions. More grocery stores and food manufacturers have recalled onions and food containing onions, and 244 more illnesses have b...

'10/22/2020 8:50:00 PM'

CDC Presents Inaugural Award for Advancements in Health Equity to Oregon's Lessie Williams

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...

'10/22/2020 8:50:00 PM'

CDC Expects 2020 Outbreak of Life-Threatening Acute Flaccid Myelitis Transcript

Welcome, everyone, and thank you for standing by. At this time, I'd like to inform all participants that your lines are in a listen-only mode until the question and answer session of today's conference call. If you would like to ask a question ple...

'10/22/2020 8:50:00 PM'

CDC Expects 2020 Outbreak of Life-Threatening Acute Flaccid Myelitis

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) anticipates that 2020 will be another peak year for cases of acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), an uncommon but serious neurologic condition that affects mostly children. The disease has peaked every...

'10/22/2020 8:50:00 PM'

CDC Telebriefing: New Vital Signs Report

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) anticipates that 2020 will be another outbreak year for acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), an uncommon but serious neurologic condition.

'10/22/2020 8:50:00 PM'

Study highlights importance of CDC mitigation strategies

Today's MMWR on SARS-CoV-2 transmission at an overnight camp in Georgia found efficient spread of the virus among campers and staff while noting key steps to minimize the risk for SARS-CoV-2 introduction and transmission in camps were not strictly...

'10/22/2020 8:50:00 PM'

CMS and CDC announce provider reimbursement available for counseling patients to self-isolate at time of COVID-19 testing

Today, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are announcing that payment is available to physicians and health care providers to counsel patients, at the time of coronavirus d...

'10/22/2020 8:50:00 PM'

Transcript for CDC Telebriefing on New Resources and Tools to Support Opening Schools

Transcript for CDC Telebriefing on New Resources and Tools to Support Opening Schools.

'10/22/2020 8:50:00 PM'

The 30th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

On July 26, our nation will celebrate the 30th anniversary of the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), which provides protections against discrimination of people with disabilities in several areas including employment, educatio...

'10/22/2020 8:50:00 PM'

CDC releases new resources and tools to support opening schools

Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is releasing new science-based resources and tools for school administrators, teachers, parents, guardians, and caregivers when schools open this fall.

'10/22/2020 8:50:00 PM'

Dr. Robert R. Redfield Statement on SARS-CoV-2 infections

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...

'10/22/2020 8:50:00 PM'

Salmonella Investigation Notice

CDC and several states are investigating a rapidly growing outbreak of Salmonella Newport infections. A source of the infections has not been identified. The investigation notice is posted here: https://www.cdc.gov/salmonella/newport-07-20/index.h...

'10/22/2020 8:50:00 PM'

Cruise ship No Sail Order extended through September 2020

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced today the extension of a No Sail Order for cruise ships through September 30, 2020. This order continues to suspend passenger operations on cruise ships with the capacity to carry at l...

'10/22/2020 8:50:00 PM'

CDC Director Dr. Robert R. Redfield and HHS Chief Information Officer Jose Arrieta Remarks on HHS Protect

On Wednesday, July 15, CDC Director Robert Redfield and HHS Chief Information Officer Jose Arrieta provided an update for members of the media on HHS efforts to gather and disseminate real-time hospital data on COVID-19. Below are their statements...

'10/22/2020 8:50:00 PM'

CDC calls on Americans to wear masks to prevent COVID-19 spread

Americans are increasingly adopting the use of cloth face masks to slow the spread of COVID-19, and the latest science may convince even more to do so.

'10/22/2020 8:50:00 PM'

Transcript for the CDC Telebriefing Update on COVID-19

Transcript for the CDC Telebriefing: Update on 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

'10/22/2020 8:50:00 PM'

HHS Announces New Organ Transplant Guidance

Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS) published an updated solid organ transplant guideline to assess donors and monitor recipients for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), hepatitis B vi...

'10/22/2020 8:50:00 PM'

CDC Marks the End of the 2018 Ebola Outbreak in Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is joining the global public health community to mark the end of the Ebola Virus Disease (Ebola) outbreak in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

'10/22/2020 8:50:00 PM'

CDC updates, expands list of people at risk of severe COVID-19 illness

Based on a detailed review of available evidence to date, CDC has updated and expanded the list of who is at increased risk for getting severely ill from COVID-19.

'10/22/2020 8:50:00 PM'

CDC Media Telebriefing: Update on COVID-19

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will provide an update to media on the COVID-19 response.

'10/22/2020 8:50:00 PM'

CDC releases consolidated COVID-19 testing recommendations

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...

'10/22/2020 8:50:00 PM'

Transcript - CDC Media Telebriefing: Update on COVID-19

Transcript for the CDC Telebriefing: Update on 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

'10/22/2020 8:50:00 PM'

CDC Media Telebriefing: Update on COVID-19

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will provide an update to media on the COVID-19 response.

'10/22/2020 8:50:00 PM'

HHS Announces New Laboratory Data Reporting Guidance for COVID-19 Testing

Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced new Guidance that specifies what additional data must be reported to HHS by laboratories along with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) test results.

'10/22/2020 8:50:00 PM'

United States Coronavirus (COVID-19) Death Toll Surpasses 100,000

Today the number of people in the United States who have died from COVID-19 surpassed 100,000. Families, friends, coworkers, loved ones and community members are grieving for each person who has been lost to this disease.

'10/22/2020 8:50:00 PM'

CDC updates COVID-19 transmission webpage to clarify information about types of spread

CDC actively reviews our website to make sure the content is accessible and clear for all types of audiences. As a result of one such review, edits were made to the organization of the COVID-19 transmission page, including adding a headline in an ...

'10/22/2020 8:50:00 PM'

CDC Releases Recommendations for Communities of Faith

Across America, states and localities are experiencing different stages of the COVID-19 pandemic. Many state and local officials have determined to begin moving gradually and strategically toward reopening their regions. Today, CDC published guida...