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COVID-19 Update from the CDC – August 07 2020 17:55:09

DYK? Increased #stress can lead to increases in alcohol & substance use. If you or someone you care about is starting to use alcohol or other substances or is increasing their use during the #COVID19 pandemic, see these resources: https://t.co/paYTbF3hFc

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – August 07 2020 17:20:02

The latest CDC #COVIDView report shows that the percentage of people testing positive for #COVID19 and the percent of medical visits for symptoms similar to #COVID19 are decreasing nationally. Learn more: https://t.co/zP4VYlo0Pb. https://t.co/Oz7uN9pTxb

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

Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) is a rare but serious condition associated with #COVID19. Parents: For more information about MIS-C and when to seek emergency care for your child, visit https://t.co/no0GF9jx2q.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – August 07 2020 13:19:19

Hundreds of cases of multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children have been reported to CDC since #COVID19 became widespread in the U.S. Learn more about how this condition affects children and teens in @CDCMMWR: https://t.co/Tdlmlbdlvk. https://t.co/7eoW8NOFf5

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – August 07 2020 12:15:00

Masks can help prevent the spread of #COVID19 when they are widely used in public. When you wear a mask, you can help protect those around you. When others wear one, they can help protect people around them, incl. you.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – August 06 2020 19:15:12

Are you or a loved one living with underlying medical conditions – or taking care of someone who is? Learn how you can reduce your & their risk of infection from #COVID19: https://t.co/OWDQ26yE74 https://t.co/BZEywfTdcQ

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – August 06 2020 17:45:03

This week’s national forecast predicts the number of new #COVID19 deaths per week may decrease over the next month. Between 4.5k & 10.6k new deaths are expected the week ending Aug 29. A total of 175k to 190k COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – August 06 2020 15:31:15

RT @CDCgov: #COVID19 is widespread in several areas of the US, particularly in the South, West, and parts of the Midwest. Additionally, 11 states had more than 10,000 new cases in the last week. Learn more: https://bit.ly/31sonOh

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – August 06 2020 13:43:01

#COVID19 spread rapidly at a meat processing facility in South Dakota, infecting 929 workers in just 5 weeks. Employers can slow the spread by promoting physical distance between employees when possible and encouraging mask use & hand hygiene. @CDCMMWR: https://t.co/iDcQG5xLgS 

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – August 06 2020 13:07:29

A new @CDCMMWR report shows many workers who tested positive for COVID-19 at a Nebraska meat processing facility reported working close to one another. Physical distancing and wearing masks can slow the spread of #COVID19 in workplaces: https://t.co/DIrRiwhr3p     

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – August 06 2020 11:10:14

Could you or a loved one be at increased risk for #COVID19? Find out why some racial & ethnic groups are at higher risk of getting COVID-19 or experiencing severe illness: https://t.co/JftT4JnXlA       https://t.co/atNJMlvluu

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – August 06 2020 08:20:01

RT @Surgeon_General: Are you planning a beach outing? Your risk of #COVID19 is highest if you are less than 6ft from people at a crowded beach or if you freely share your food, toys, or equipment. Practice social distancing &

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – August 05 2020 19:17:01

RT @CDC_TB: During the #COVID19 pandemic, we must continue to maintain essential public health services, like #TB prevention & control. @CDCMMWR report examines the impact of COVID-19 on state and local TB program activities: http://go.usa.gov/xfEPW

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – August 05 2020 17:53:50

#COVID19 is widespread in several areas of the US, particularly in the South, West, and parts of the Midwest. Additionally, 11 states had more than 10,000 new cases in the last week. Learn more: https://t.co/4Ku7nKLZCq https://t.co/3X6C3k4v6A

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – August 05 2020 17:25:01

RT @CDCemergency: Workplaces can present unique challenges for #COVID19 public health investigations. @CDCgov created a toolkit to help state & local health departments more effectively investigate & respond to COVID-19 cases in non-health care work settings: https://go.usa.gov/xfYE4

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – August 05 2020 15:58:31

RT @CDCgov: #COVID19 has affected every person in America in some way, but it is not affecting everyone in the SAME way. Many racial and ethnic groups are overly affected by COVID-19. Read about CDC’s commitment to improve #HealthEquity. https://bit.ly/3fXrUIV

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – August 05 2020 15:29:01

#COVID19 has affected every person in America in some way, but it is not affecting everyone in the SAME way. Many racial and ethnic groups are overly affected by COVID-19. Read about CDC’s commitment to improve #HealthEquity. https://t.co/OVro238b8r     

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – August 05 2020 14:03:33

RT @CDCDirector: Take personal responsibility to help slow the spread of #COVID19 so that you can say #COVIDStopsWithMe – social distance, wear a face mask, avoid crowds, and wash your hands frequently. https://bit.ly/3bGvO6p

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – August 05 2020 11:55:21

Workplaces can present unique challenges for #COVID19 public health investigations. @CDCgov created a toolkit to help state & local health departments more effectively investigate & respond to COVID-19 cases in non-health care work settings: https://t.co/kSyg5YmBDu https://t.co/OAcK6cu6nY

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – August 05 2020 10:15:03

RT @NIOSH: A new checklist is available to help seafood processing employers create a #COVID19 assessment and control plan to protect . You can help slow the spread of COVID-19. Stay 6 feet apart; wear a mask and wash your

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – August 05 2020 09:02:02

Carpooling or using other shared transportation like a shuttle or bus to get to work? Learn how to protect yourself & riders from #COVID19 while on the move: https://t.co/pyx7jMnpHb        https://t.co/yje7Ecce3k

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – August 05 2020 08:52:51

RT @CDCgov: Data from #COVIDNET show that after a period of decline, #COVID19 hospitalization rates have begun to increase in recent weeks. You can help slow the spread of COVID-19. Stay 6 feet apart; wear a mask and wash your

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – August 04 2020 19:05:08

Health equity is when everyone has the opportunity to be as healthy as possible. We must address long-standing inequities that put some racial and ethnic groups at a higher risk for #COVID19. Learn about @CDCgov’s COVID-19 #HealthEquity Strategy: https://t.co/rahFGGSD5K   

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – August 04 2020 18:01:04

Data from #COVIDNET show that after a period of decline, #COVID19 hospitalization rates have begun to increase in recent weeks. You can help slow the spread of COVID-19. Stay 6 feet apart; wear a mask and wash your hands often.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – August 04 2020 17:15:04

RT @CDCDirector: School administrators: #COVID19 poses unique challenges for returning to school this fall. Prepare for the upcoming school year by taking steps to protect the health of students, staff, and their families. See guidance for safely returning to school:

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – August 04 2020 16:51:00

.@CDCDirector says masks are one of the most powerful weapons we have in the fight against #COVID19. Wearing a mask when you’re in public, combined with social distancing and frequent hand washing, are actions we can all take to help

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – August 04 2020 14:43:02

Could you or a loved one be at increased risk for #COVID19? Find out why some racial and ethnic groups are at higher risk of getting COVID-19 or experiencing severe illness: https://t.co/Iw21OtZZcw https://t.co/VovHAUo39d

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – August 04 2020 14:35:13

Long-standing inequities have put racial and ethnic minority groups at a higher risk for #COVID19. Learn what we can do to ensure all people have the chance to be as healthy as possible. See @CDCgov’s COVID-19 #HealthEquity Strategy. https://t.co/rahFGGSD5K   

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – August 04 2020 12:26:02

Remember to practice everyday #foodsafety during #COVID19. Put away foods that could spoil, such as meats, milk, & eggs, in the fridge or freezer within 2 hours of shopping. Don’t let these items sit outside, in the garage, or on

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – August 04 2020 11:05:25

Stay cool in summer extreme #heat. If visiting a cooling center, practice social distancing, wear a cloth face covering (for people 2+ years old), and wash your hands often or use sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol to protect yourself

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – August 04 2020 09:16:01

RT @CDCDirector: Pooled testing is a strategy that can be used to test multiple people for #COVID19 with a single test, which can help conserve testing materials. Watch to see how pooled testing works. https://bit.ly/39oepQ1

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – August 04 2020 08:22:01

RT @Surgeon_General: Have questions about #COVID19? Check out https://t.co/68gjnbMgtL In addition to our #FAQ section, you can use the the @Apple symptom checker, find a testing site near you, locate a #plasma donation center near you, and even volunteer for

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – August 03 2020 17:38:01

#HCPs: Attend the next COCA call, Tuesday, Aug 4, at 2pm ET via Zoom. Topic: COVID-19 & Telehealth Implementation: Stories from the Field. Learn more: https://t.co/vWVKebacNF  #COVID19  https://t.co/yID3bDxiaP

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – August 03 2020 14:40:02

The latest CDC #COVIDView report shows the percentage of deaths attributed to #COVID19 increased between June 27 and July 11. This is the first multi-week increase reported since mid-April. However, this indicator has since been on the decline: https://t.co/zP4VYlo0Pb https://t.co/2NkjL2sebF

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – August 03 2020 13:04:07

Learn how @MEPublicHealth enhanced their contact tracing efforts by using an innovative tool to efficiently monitor contacts of #COVID19 patients in a new @CDCMMWR report: https://t.co/UjKjjVqWK9 https://t.co/sCAzV4dk4M

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – August 03 2020 13:01:38

Remember to practice everyday #foodsafety during #COVID19. After shopping, refrigerate or freeze perishable items, such as meat, within 2 hours. Wash your hands after shopping, after putting away groceries, & before preparing or eating food. Learn more: https://t.co/KObgFk6vTp https://t.co/GUm6MqpH7k

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – August 03 2020 12:15:08

Health equity is when everyone has the opportunity to be as healthy as possible. We must address long-standing inequities that put some racial and ethnic groups at a higher risk for #COVID19. Learn about CDC’s COVID-19 #HealthEquity Strategy: https://t.co/OVro238b8r   

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – August 03 2020 08:56:13

RT @CDCgov: If you tested positive for #COVID19 and have no symptoms, stay home and away from other people. Learn more about CDC’s recommendations about when you can be around others after COVID-19 infection: https://bit.ly/3eh5YqS

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – August 02 2020 18:05:03

Staying home is the best way to slow the spread of #COVID19. It can be hard to remain apart from loved ones during challenging or stressful times, but try to connect with them in other ways, using video chats or

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – August 02 2020 15:10:05

#AcuteFlaccidMyelitis is a medical emergency. Even in communities where #COVID19 is spreading, parents should get medical attention immediately if their child develops sudden arm or leg weakness. Learn more: https://t.co/fT4MBT7clo  #knowAFM  https://t.co/6BEUG6dVik

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – August 02 2020 13:27:01

Stay cool in summer extreme #heat. If visiting a cooling center, practice social distancing, wear a cloth face covering (for people 2+ years old), and wash your hands often or use sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol to protect yourself

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – August 02 2020 12:44:00

If you tested positive for #COVID19 and have no symptoms, stay home and away from other people. Learn more about CDC’s recommendations about when you can be around others after COVID-19 infection: https://t.co/z5kkXpqkYb        https://t.co/9PaMy0Rxaf

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – August 02 2020 10:42:46

RT @CDCgov: Planning to visit the beach? Your risk of #COVID19 is highest if you are less than 6 feet from people at a crowded public beach or if you freely share your food, toys, or equipment. Practice social distancing

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – August 01 2020 17:39:01

Planning to visit the beach? Your risk of #COVID19 is highest if you are less than 6 feet from people at a crowded public beach or if you freely share your food, toys, or equipment. Practice social distancing & other

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – August 01 2020 15:59:01

Remember to practice everyday #foodsafety during #COVID19. After shopping, refrigerate or freeze perishable items, such as meat, within 2 hours. Wash your hands after shopping, after putting away groceries, & before preparing or eating food. Learn more: https://t.co/VRBGvH0Nmd https://t.co/RzI7eO6M63

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – August 01 2020 13:00:46

If you are wearing a mask & feel yourself overheating or having trouble breathing, put at least 6 feet of distance between yourself & others & remove the mask. More safety tips: https://t.co/gkpafE471m  #COVID19 https://t.co/dcMzny5hm1

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – August 01 2020 11:56:01

This year, preparing for hurricane season is a little more complicated. Give yourself more time to gather supplies, and if possible, include hand sanitizer and cloth face coverings in your Go Kits in case you need to evacuate. https://t.co/UovXYKzsQx  #COVID19

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – August 01 2020 09:58:01

RT @CDCtravel: Staying home is the best way to slow the spread of #COVID19. It can be hard to remain apart from loved ones during challenging or stressful times, but try to connect with them in other ways, using video

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – August 01 2020 08:48:00

RT @HHSGov: If you have recovered from #COVID19, confirmed by a positive test, please donate plasma now. You can literally help save lives. There are thousands of locations across the country that have set up safe ways for you to

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – July 31 2020 18:50:02

If you’re planning to stay with friends or family outside of your household to evacuate from #Hurricane #Isaias, talk with them about how you all can best protect yourselves from #COVID19. Find more safety tips here: https://t.co/FEQejNvKei       

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – July 31 2020 18:45:08

Wondering how you can do your daily activities safely while protecting yourself & your loved ones from #COVID19? To help you determine your level of risk, answer these questions about “Deciding to Go Out:” https://t.co/6Ria7CZbaf         https://t.co/quttFyffon

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – July 31 2020 17:34:47

Forecasts of #COVID19 deaths now show the expected number of new deaths per week. New U.S. forecasts predict the number of weekly new deaths may increase over the next month: Between 5k & 11k new deaths are expected the week

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – July 31 2020 16:46:02

The latest CDC #COVIDView report shows the percentage of people testing positive for #COVID19 remains stable nationally but increased in 6 of 10 regions, with the South East, South Central and South West/Coast regions seeing the highest percentages: https://t.co/zP4VYlo0Pb https://t.co/teatWzpQOu

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – July 31 2020 15:42:02

RT @CDCgov: Contact tracing is used by health departments to prevent the spread of infectious diseases like #COVID19. There are thousands of locations across the country that have set up safe ways for you to donate. Find one at http://coronavirus.gov

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – July 31 2020 13:31:51

RT @CDCDirector: Face masks are one of the most powerful weapons we have in the fight against #COVID19. Wearing a mask when you’re in public, combined with social distancing and frequent hand washing, are actions we can all take to

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – July 31 2020 12:10:00

You can help slow the spread of #COVID19. Wear a cloth face covering, wash your hands, and stay 6 feet away from others. Each habit adds a layer of protection. https://t.co/jkWwZTxyhs          https://t.co/z59W7AHY6C

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – July 31 2020 10:19:52

RT @CDCDirector: #COVID19 is the most significant public health challenge to face our nation in more than a century. Help protect your family, community, and Nation by social distancing, wearing a face mask & washing your hands frequently. #COVIDStopsWithMe  https://bit.ly/3bGvO6p

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – July 31 2020 09:12:01

RT @CDCemergency: Wearing a cloth face covering CORRECTLY can help prevent the spread of #COVID19 to others. When you go out on essential trips, follow these “do’s”. If you have a child, remember those under age 2 should not wear

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – July 31 2020 08:03:01

RT @CDCFlu: #Flu and #COVID19 share many characteristics, but there are some key differences. From signs and symptoms to who is at risk for severe disease, see what these two illnesses have in common and what makes them different: https://bit.ly/2O1QVX2

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