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COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 26 2020 16:49:02

If overweight, new research suggests that you might be at higher risk for severe #COVID19 illness. Learn steps you can take to protect yourself and slow the spread at: https://t.co/EFZZhvxpyJ. https://t.co/eVVZNdqQVh

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 26 2020 15:48:02

#Halloween will be different this year, but it can still be special. Get creative to celebrate in ways that help slow the spread of #COVID19. Have a scavenger hunt at home, a virtual costume contest, or carve pumpkins with people

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 26 2020 14:22:03

RT @CDCDirector: .@CDCgov continues to work on the #COVID19 response 24/7. Today and every day, do your part by wearing a mask, social distancing, and washing your hands frequently. Together, we can #SlowTheSpread of COVID-19.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 26 2020 14:23:02

The latest CDC #COVIDView report shows the percentage of people testing positive for #COVID19, the percentage of COVID-19-associated medical visits, and COVID-19 weekly hospitalization rates all have been on the rise in recent weeks. Learn more: https://t.co/zP4VYlo0Pb https://t.co/WDztg3QVe6

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 26 2020 13:04:42

New @CDCMMWR finds that health care personnel hospitalized with #COVID19 most commonly worked in nursing-related occupations, and about 1 out of 4 were admitted to the intensive care unit. Read the full report: https://t.co/qI5oldX8c3       https://t.co/pXJZOcmBli

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 26 2020 08:53:10

RT @CDCgov: #SocialDistancing is one of the best tools to avoid being exposed to #COVID19. To help #SlowTheSpread of #COVID19, keep key times in mind for when to #SocialDistance. Learn more: https://bit.ly/3aY0lfT

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 25 2020 14:21:00

#SocialDistancing is one of the best tools to avoid being exposed to #COVID19. To help #SlowTheSpread of #COVID19, keep key times in mind for when to #SocialDistance. Learn more: https://t.co/k5GuyJX2RI https://t.co/0GXbMkpUo0

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 25 2020 10:30:15

Celebrating #Halloween? Help protect yourself and slow the spread of #COVID19. Choose outdoor options, such as orchards, forests, and mazes. #WearAMask, stay 6 feet apart, and wash your hands. Learn more: https://t.co/Wds5YC90iP        https://t.co/CEOnvnebeV

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 24 2020 15:00:44

#WearAMask in public to help slow the spread of COVID-19, but be sure to wear it the right way. Position your mask so that it fully covers your nose and mouth. If you’re not wearing your mask correctly, #COVID19 particles

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 24 2020 11:01:06

#WearAMask correctly to help prevent the spread of #COVID19 to others. When in public or around others not living in your household, follow this mask checklist. If you have a child, remember those under age 2 should not wear a

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 23 2020 17:00:50

#WearAMask to help slow the spread of #COVID19. When removing your mask, handle only the ear loops or ties, and fold the outside corners together. Be careful not to touch your eyes, nose, or mouth, and wash your hands after

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 23 2020 16:30:10

The latest CDC #COVIDView report shows increases in #COVID19 activity in many parts of the country. Some regions are showing small increases from week to week, while others are showing sharp increases in the indicators used to track COVID-19: https://t.co/zP4VYlo0Pb 

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 23 2020 16:01:03

As of October 19, national forecasts predict that 3,500 to 7,600 new #COVID19 deaths will be reported during the week ending November 14. These forecasts predict 235,000 to 247,000 total COVID-19 deaths in the United States by November 14. More:

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 23 2020 15:09:00

When you #vote this November, check for updated voting locations or requirements, avoid crowds, stay at least 6 feet apart, #WearAMask, wash your hands, and learn about voting options to help protect yourself and others from #COVID19. Learn more: https://t.co/OcdQ0PkN3J

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 23 2020 13:11:07

Most poll workers and voters participating in a recent primary election took steps to prevent the spread of #COVID19, according to a new @CDCMMWR study. Learn more: https://t.co/hUiSzkyvP7        https://t.co/oIlAcADKSE

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 23 2020 11:06:04

HCPs & public health professionals: You can #FightFlu through vaccination. Learn the latest guidance for the 2020-2021 season during the #COVID19 pandemic in CDC’s training. Free CE. https://t.co/tzl8OAJyOD #CDCLearning https://t.co/GWlYfX8z6P

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 23 2020 10:02:48

Give yourself more than enough time to #PrepYourHealth for emergencies. If you must shop in person for #emergency supplies & other personal needs, take steps to protect yourself & those around you from #COVID19. https://t.co/9nLjvaNSpI  #WearAMask  https://t.co/0Czh1r6bsn

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 22 2020 15:44:17

RT @CDCDirector: .@SecAzar visited @CDCgov and I had the opportunity to brief him on the status of our continuing response to #COVID19. Science, data, and service have driven CDC’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and our mission to protect the

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 22 2020 14:50:04

Does wearing a mask mean you don’t have to practice social distancing? The answer is no. Wearing a mask while in public AND maintaining 6 feet of distance from other people are two actions to help stop the spread of

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 22 2020 14:43:03

Early public health strategies in Zambia expanded testing for #COVID19, which helped detect additional positive cases and eventually slow the spread, a new @CDCMMWR finds. Learn more: https://t.co/hjurWkptXJ https://t.co/ExdYqQMc2K

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 22 2020 13:05:04

Learn how public health strategies in Namibia were put in place to slow the spread of #COVID19 in healthcare facilities, while ensuring HIV treatments and services continue. See new @CDCMMWR: https://t.co/fi83DpqsCs https://t.co/dVPhiaRhwz

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 22 2020 12:00:41

Celebrating #DiadelosMuertos? Take steps to protect yourself and others from #COVID19. Consider celebrating at home and joining a virtual get-together to honor your loved ones. Learn more before you make travel plans: https://t.co/waz9BJ09Hc     https://t.co/e4VDCUMIkG

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 22 2020 10:52:03

#HCPs: Attend today’s COCA call at 2pm ET on: “Leveraging Existing Resources to Meet the Challenges Faced by People Who Use Drugs or Who Have Substance Use Disorders During the COVID-19 Pandemic.” Learn more: https://t.co/ZF67YDn9mK   #COVID19   https://t.co/JOfiL0ysMT

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 22 2020 09:30:20

.@CDCgov strongly recommends everyone wear a mask while traveling on public transportation (including airplanes, ships, ferries, trains, subways, buses, taxis, ride-shares) to reduce the spread of #COVID19. Learn more: https://t.co/lfObKiaTot        https://t.co/QtEoX5N7q0

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 22 2020 08:49:33

RT @CDCgov: As of October 20, 79% of U.S. jurisdictions reported increases in new #COVID19. Seven-day average daily case counts were 13% higher than the previous 7 days. Help slow the spread. Wear a mask, wash your hands, stay 6

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 21 2020 17:06:19

As of October 20, 79% of U.S. jurisdictions reported increases in new #COVID19. Seven-day average daily case counts were 13% higher than the previous 7 days. Help slow the spread. Wear a mask, wash your hands, stay 6 feet apart.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 21 2020 15:27:02

#HCPs: Attend the COCA call, Thurs., 10/22, at 2pm ET. Topic: “Leveraging Existing Resources to Meet the Challenges Faced by People Who Use Drugs or Who Have Substance Use Disorders During the #COVID19 Pandemic.” Learn more: https://t.co/ZF67YDEKLk       

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 21 2020 14:07:07

If you work in a healthcare facility, CDC’s Project Firstline is for YOU! Follow @CDC_Firstline on Twitter and Facebook for trainings and tools to help protect yourself, your facility, and your community from infectious disease threats, like #COVID19.   https://t.co/gB3HHixHqV

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 21 2020 13:05:22

A new @CDCMMWR found an employee at a correctional facility developed #COVID19 after brief, close contact with infected incarcerated people that added up to more than 15 minutes over the course of an 8-hour shift. Learn more: https://t.co/dMO4xyaINA     

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 21 2020 12:02:38

Promising Practices in Health Equity Webinar: Join @CDCgov today at 3 PM ET for a discussion on Obesity-Related Risk During #COVID19 and Barriers to Active Living. Learn more: https://t.co/d4fLOFLmTB https://t.co/j0sPBgYIsA

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 21 2020 11:36:02

Promising Practices in Health Equity Webinar: Join CDC on October 21 at 3 PM ET for a discussion on Obesity-Related Risk During #COVID19 and Barriers to Active Living. Learn more: https://t.co/fBt6wUQxfl https://t.co/A4mQMVtGuM

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 20 2020 16:52:03

CDC strongly recommends everyone wear a mask while traveling on public transportation (including airplanes, ships, ferries, trains, subways, buses, taxis, ride-shares) to reduce the spread of #COVID19. Learn more: https://t.co/bpOhIx8xbS          https://t.co/wyf7Wl1uEs

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 20 2020 15:39:03

Join CDC’s Chief Health Equity Officer on October 21 at 3 PM ET for a webinar on Promising Practices in Health Equity: Obesity-Related Risk During #COVID19 and Barriers to Active Living. Learn more: https://t.co/fBt6wUQxfl         https://t.co/PUJ5qMIVwi

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 20 2020 15:20:06

Celebrating #Halloween? Help protect yourself and slow the spread of #COVID19. Choose outdoor options, such as orchards, forests, and mazes. #WearAMask, stay 6 feet apart, and wash your hands. Learn more: https://t.co/37PPKvcBVr       https://t.co/59HEbS4hHp

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 20 2020 13:37:02

A new @CDCMMWR estimates since January 2020, 299,000 more people have died than the typical number during the same weeks in previous years. At least 2 out of 3 excess deaths were attributed to #COVID19. Learn more: https://t.co/fg4W6u4e3C     

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 20 2020 13:07:56

Patients hospitalized in @VeteransHealth facilities for #COVID19 were at higher risk for serious complications and death than those hospitalized for flu, a new MMWR report finds. Learn more: https://t.co/66ry7TJon4 https://t.co/rCKMsVS03b

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 20 2020 12:00:51

Join @CDCgov’s Chief Health Equity Officer tomorrow, October 21, at 3 PM ET for a webinar on Promising Practices in Health Equity: Obesity-Related Risk During #COVID19 and Barriers to Active Living. Learn more: https://t.co/4Zr9UdeGJI      https://t.co/EbmTDgYZdu

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 20 2020 11:55:09

New: If you have obesity or smoke, you are at higher risk for severe #COVID19 illness. If overweight, you might be at higher risk. Learn ways to protect yourself and slow the spread: https://t.co/EFZZhvxpyJ https://t.co/Xk946JtdyE

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 20 2020 11:12:04

#WearAMask correctly to help prevent the spread of #COVID19 to others. 😷 When in public or around others not living in your household, follow this mask checklist. If you have a child, remember those under age 2 should not wear

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 20 2020 09:55:08

When you #WearAMask, you help protect those around you from #COVID19. When others wear their mask, they help protect those around them, including you. Learn how to wear your mask correctly: https://t.co/cCJRgXDQAk  #PrepYourHealth  https://t.co/u4rqmjAUCU

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 19 2020 14:55:05

This #Halloween, take steps to protect yourself and others against #COVID19 and #flu. #WearAMask, wash your hands, stay outdoors, and stay at least 6 feet apart from other trick-or-treaters. More tips: https://t.co/Wds5YC90iP       https://t.co/bHw7eNLWGh

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 19 2020 11:21:02

The latest CDC #COVIDView report shows the percentage of deaths attributed to #COVID19 has declined since early September. However, some other indicators, like the percentage of people testing positive for the disease, have increased or remained stable: https://t.co/zP4VYlo0Pb https://t.co/eSS4FGPRGD

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