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CDC Issues Eviction Order in Areas of Substantial and High Transmission

Tue, 08/03/2021 - 13:37
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 causes COVID-19.

CDC Extends Order at the Southern and Northern Land Borders

Mon, 08/02/2021 - 13:34
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 on the Director's determination that introduction of such noncitizens, regardless of their country of origin, migrating through Canada and Mexico into the United States creates a serious danger of the introduction of COVID-19 into the United States, and the danger is so increased by the introduction of such noncitizens that a temporary suspension is necessary to protect the public health.

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

Fri, 07/30/2021 - 10:19
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CDC MEDIA TELEBRIEFING: Update on COVID-19

Tue, 07/27/2021 - 07:23
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CDC awards $117 Million to Advance Innovation and Health Equity in Federal Initiative to End HIV

Tue, 07/27/2021 - 07:17
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Title 42 Order Reassessment and Exception for Unaccompanied Noncitizen Children

Fri, 07/16/2021 - 12:42
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.).

CDC and Texas Confirm Monkeypox In U.S. Traveler

Fri, 07/16/2021 - 12:22
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.

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

Thu, 07/15/2021 - 14:37
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

Joint CDC and FDA Statement on Vaccine Boosters

Fri, 07/09/2021 - 06:54
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 the country such as Delta.

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

Thu, 07/08/2021 - 06:32
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Sharp Declines in Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening

Wed, 06/30/2021 - 06:50
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CDC Investigation Notice: More than 300 new Salmonella illnesses reported in outbreaks linked to backyard poultry

Thu, 06/24/2021 - 14:04
A CDC investigation notice regarding multistate outbreaks of Salmonella infections has been posted: https://www.cdc.gov/salmonella/backyardpoultry-05-21/index.html

CDC Director Extends the Eviction Moratorium for 30 days

Thu, 06/24/2021 - 07:07
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CDC and HHS Award $200 Million for Disease Intervention Specialist Workforce

Mon, 06/21/2021 - 09:15
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.

Ebola Outbreak in Guinea Declared Over

Fri, 06/18/2021 - 21:00
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CDC COVID-19 Study Shows mRNA Vaccines Reduce Risk of Infection by 91 Percent for Fully Vaccinated People

Mon, 06/07/2021 - 12:31
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.

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

Fri, 06/04/2021 - 09:01
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 demonstrated the severe health impacts of COVID-19 on adolescents.