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COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 22 2021 17:10:02

It’s important for everyone to use all the tools available to help stop this pandemic as we learn more about how #COVID19 vaccines work in real-world conditions. Continue to wear a mask and stay at least 6 feet away from

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 22 2021 17:00:03

As of April 19, national forecasts predict 2,100–8,800 new #COVID19 deaths will be reported during the week ending May 15. That would bring the projected total number of U.S. deaths to 579,000–596,000. More: https://t.co/rcqjOX3Ypl. https://t.co/NrtmJkcjfy

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 22 2021 16:48:06

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) plays a role in vaccine safety monitoring, including #COVID19 vaccines. ACIP’s 15 members review many aspects of vaccines, like safety & effectiveness. Learn more about ACIP: https://t.co/bHCGKohsRS. https://t.co/jS4fiGuwBW

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 22 2021 16:01:04

School administrators: CDC has released updated guidance that can help in planning for and implementing #COVID19 case investigation and contact tracing in K-12 schools and institutions of higher education. Learn more: https://t.co/1v22PrPeYj. https://t.co/CGs7zP8rPa

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 22 2021 15:11:02

If you have symptoms of COVID-19 or if you could have been exposed to someone with #COVID19, consider getting tested. For testing locations near you, visit your health department website or the HHS Community-Based Testing webpage: https://t.co/8Yx3XcHCLM https://t.co/G3iM19WWor

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 22 2021 14:56:36

RT @CDCgov: Alaska’s testing and quarantine requirements for air travelers, started in June 2020, may have limited #COVID19 brought into the state and contributed to the state’s low case numbers last summer. Learn more: http://bit.ly/7016a2

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 22 2021 14:17:04

A new @CDCMMWR finds nearly 400 #COVID19 cases occurred among incarcerated people at Idaho correctional facilities with work-release programs. Correctional facilities with work release programs should consider steps to reduce COVID-19 spread. More: https://t.co/glFkrxAS5M https://t.co/1fitN0u5BN

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 22 2021 13:10:05

Alaska’s testing and quarantine requirements for air travelers, started in June 2020, may have limited #COVID19 brought into the state and contributed to the state’s low case numbers last summer. Learn more: https://t.co/Sl5vW94N6E         https://t.co/8JfeC2e6QX

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 22 2021 10:05:07

Traveling to a @NatlParkService park for #NationalParkWeek? #KnowBeforeYouGo: Check Travel Planner for #COVID19 related guidance for your destination & along your route: https://t.co/KODf8PHCds #PrepYourHealth https://t.co/1zqnssFged

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 21 2021 17:14:46

RT @CDCgov: #DYK? The Federal Retail Pharmacy Program partners with retail pharmacies to expand #COVID19 vaccination at community sites like schools, stadiums, & more. Read stories from the field to learn how pharmacies are helping get people vaccinated in the

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 21 2021 16:51:02

Nearly 60% of U.S. states and territories are reporting high rates of #COVID19. Help slow the spread in your community: 😷 Wear a mask. ↔️ Stay 6 feet apart. ✅ Get vaccinated when it’s available to you. 🚫 Avoid crowds.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 21 2021 16:07:04

#DYK? The Federal Retail Pharmacy Program partners with retail pharmacies to expand #COVID19 vaccination at community sites like schools, stadiums, & more. Read stories from the field to learn how pharmacies are helping get people vaccinated in the U.S.: https://t.co/Y6SRHCNhUE 

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 21 2021 16:05:03

.@CDCgov has new recommendations for participants at adult day care & their caregivers. Protect yourself & others from #COVID19. Wear a mask, stay at least 6 feet apart, wash your hands often, & get a #COVID19 vaccine when it’s available

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 21 2021 15:26:04

🧪 COVID-19 Science Update: Read the latest #COVID19 research on school reopening strategies, spread of virus during church singing, and more. 👓 Read the full update: https://t.co/IF79gP3sVh        https://t.co/fphRulRls0

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 21 2021 15:02:02

Join CDC’s #COVID19 Partner Update Call Monday, April 26, at 3:00 pm EDT, for more information on #diabetes care and prevention during the pandemic. Retweet and Register: https://t.co/DgcvyJs75q         https://t.co/UG8Pdmarfk

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 21 2021 14:48:06

RT @CDCgov: If you are fully vaccinated against #COVID19, you can start doing some things again, like gathering indoors with other fully vaccinated people without wearing masks. Learn more: https://bit.ly/3btJaFU

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 21 2021 14:09:03

If you are fully vaccinated against #COVID19, you can start doing some things again, like gathering indoors with other fully vaccinated people without wearing masks. Learn more: https://t.co/FJMon7WlFO https://t.co/DslBMmrTno

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 21 2021 12:55:04

#DYK? Risk for severe illness from #COVID19 increases with age, with older adults at highest risk. #GetInvolved: Help older adults in your family or community by offering to make their vaccination appointment or driving them to get their shot. Learn

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 21 2021 12:00:35

A new @CDCMMWR looking at #COVID19 in a Kentucky skilled nursing facility finds vaccination was 87% effective in preventing infections with symptoms. More: https://t.co/LLSZCIZVQX         https://t.co/cR9veXST6O

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 21 2021 11:11:02

A new @CDCMMWR found #COVID19 vaccination was effective in Chicago skilled nursing facilities. Among vaccinated residents and staff who got COVID-19 after 2 doses of COVID-19 vaccine, most had no symptoms or mild illness. https://t.co/9ALO3mPykl         https://t.co/6JnYoxOUZG

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 20 2021 17:00:37

#WearAMask in public to help #SlowTheSpread of #COVID19. When choosing a mask, make sure it fits snugly against your face, covers your nose and mouth, and has multiple layers. More on masks: https://t.co/easmKh2UTu        https://t.co/Fy75HNcNJG

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 20 2021 16:42:14

RT @CDCgov: DYK? If you have symptoms or have been exposed to someone with #COVID19, you can get tested for free nationwide. To find a free testing site, visit your health department website or the HHS Community-Based Testing Sites webpage:

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 20 2021 16:37:02

#DYK? CDC’s COVID Data Tracker includes demographic information about people who have received a #COVID19 vaccine. See how many people by age group have been fully vaccinated. Learn more: https://t.co/ZIUYQvbbw7 https://t.co/10H9uFPxoA

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 20 2021 15:55:03

DYK? If you have symptoms or have been exposed to someone with #COVID19, you can get tested for free nationwide. To find a free testing site, visit your health department website or the HHS Community-Based Testing Sites webpage: https://t.co/sVVD3eFQKN https://t.co/H1TJC3KWqi

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 20 2021 15:22:05

RT @CDCgov: Health Departments: You play an important role in teaching your community about #COVID19 vaccines. CDC’s new toolkit has tools to help you educate community members about COVID-19 vaccines and address their questions and concerns. See it here: https://bit.ly/32x2XPq

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 20 2021 14:44:01

Health Departments: You play an important role in teaching your community about #COVID19 vaccines. CDC’s new toolkit has tools to help you educate community members about COVID-19 vaccines and address their questions and concerns. See it here: https://t.co/Uqx5kFiSHK     

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 20 2021 14:27:08

If you are fully vaccinated against #COVID19, you can observe #Ramadan safely with other fully vaccinated people without wearing masks. Learn more about CDC’s recommendations for people fully vaccinated against COVID-19: https://t.co/FJMon7WlFO       https://t.co/RbEmsSkSo3

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 20 2021 11:32:33

RT @CDCgov: The recent pause on Johnson & Johnson’s #COVID19 Vaccine shows that safety monitoring systems, like the Vaccine Adverse Event eporting System (VAERS), are working. Learn about VAERS: https://bit.ly/3mVzhoA

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 20 2021 11:10:03

The recent pause on Johnson & Johnson’s #COVID19 Vaccine shows that safety monitoring systems, like the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS), are working. Learn about VAERS: https://t.co/ICtaPJQg89 https://t.co/BwOhjWjVWf

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 20 2021 10:36:40

RT @ACLgov: Apr. 21: @WHCOVIDResponse & @CDCgov virtual forum: Breaking Down Barriers for People Who Have Challenges Accessing #COVID19 Vaccination. Incl. people w/ #disabilities. ACL Acting Admin. Alison Barkoff + CDC & @fema speakers. Relay captions, ASL. Register: http://ow.ly/waY950Es2nb

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 20 2021 09:05:06

If you need to use public transportation, take steps to protect yourself and others from #COVID19. Stay up-to-date with information from transit authorities, #WearAMask, avoid touching surfaces, and stay at least 6 feet apart. Learn more: https://t.co/x1x4xRmezc       

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 20 2021 08:33:31

RT @CDCgov: #COVID19 vaccines are a safe way to build protection. As of April 19, more than 132.3 million people in the United States had received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine. Of those, more than 85.3 million are

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 19 2021 17:00:15

#COVID19 vaccines are a safe way to build protection. As of April 19, more than 132.3 million people in the United States had received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine. Of those, more than 85.3 million are fully vaccinated.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 19 2021 16:45:05

RT @CDCgov: While Johnson & Johnson’s #COVID19 Vaccine remains paused, you can still get the Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna vaccine. If you were scheduled to get the J&J vaccine, work with your vaccination provider to reschedule to get a different vaccine.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 19 2021 16:16:02

Youth sports administrators & coaches: CDC has a toolkit to protect teams & players and communicate with your community during #COVID19. Find guidance and planning documents, web resources, posters, fact sheets, & more: https://t.co/uBIxxJVQRR         https://t.co/HAQnjnkRQC

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 19 2021 14:13:03

CDC has new recommendations for participants at adult day care & their caregivers. Protect yourself & others from #COVID19. Wear a mask, stay at least 6 feet apart, wash your hands often, & get a #COVID19 vaccine when it’s available

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 19 2021 13:14:05

While Johnson & Johnson’s #COVID19 Vaccine remains paused, you can still get the Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna vaccine. If you were scheduled to get the J&J vaccine, work with your vaccination provider to reschedule to get a different vaccine. More: https://t.co/SVTRkAZ7gj 

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 19 2021 12:20:05

#DYK CDC works with state, territorial, local, and tribal public health experts to provide #COVID19 solutions to advance health equity around the country? Learn more: https://t.co/8HqUGpQvjn        https://t.co/p0tXRhmZZn

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 19 2021 11:20:42

RT @CDCDirector: We’re in a complicated stage of the pandemic. Ppl are being vaccinated at an accelerated pace, yet #COVID19 cases & hospitalizations are increasing in some areas, & cases among younger, unvaccinated ppl are also increasing. But, we can

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 19 2021 11:20:40

RT @CDCDirector: Getting the #COVID19 vaccine is so much more than a vaccination- it’s a step towards protecting yourself, your loved ones, and fellow Americans. It’s a step towards helping us finally get back to the things we love.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 19 2021 11:20:46

RT @CDCDirector: As of today, all people age 16 and up are eligible for a #COVID19 vaccine. We have real-world data that the COVID-19 vaccines WORK. One of the most important things we all can do to protect our loved

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 19 2021 11:22:11

RT @CDCgov: Join today’s CDC #COVID19 Partner Update Call at 3:00 pm EDT, “When to Clean, When to Disinfect, and What Science Says about SARS-CoV-2 on Surfaces.” Retweet and Register: https://bit.ly/3mKCqHD  #Handwashing

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 19 2021 11:17:03

Join today’s CDC #COVID19 Partner Update Call at 3:00 pm EDT, “When to Clean, When to Disinfect, and What Science Says about SARS-CoV-2 on Surfaces.” Retweet and Register: https://t.co/ylgfHRxxcH #Handwashing https://t.co/peXL68FJ3z

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 19 2021 08:51:35

RT @CDCgov: As #COVID19 vaccines roll out, cities are working to make sure people at higher risk for severe illness are getting vaccinated. Learn about Baltimore’s unique approach to distributing COVID-19 vaccines and educating its African American faith community: https://bit.ly/2RH7Lj1

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 18 2021 14:53:03

If you need to use public transportation, take steps to protect yourself and others from #COVID19. Stay up-to-date with information from transit authorities, #WearAMask, avoid touching surfaces, and stay at least 6 feet apart. Learn more: https://t.co/tQ0pQS0qSh       https://t.co/BuCr62zvKE

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 17 2021 17:00:17

Make sure your #mask fits snugly on your face to help prevent getting and spreading #COVID19. Masks don’t work well if there are gaps between your mask & face. Gaps can let air with respiratory droplets containing the virus leak

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 17 2021 16:19:00

CDC’s Commander Erin Sauber-Schatz shares how watching people take steps to prevent #COVID19 inspires her. Do your part: #WearAMask. Stay at least 6 ft apart. Avoid crowds & poorly ventilated spaces. Get a vaccine when it’s available to you. More:

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 17 2021 13:48:03

Talk with your children and co-parent about the importance of healthy behaviors, like wearing a mask and staying 6 feet from others. Share how practicing these habits consistently will help protect everyone from #COVID19. Learn more: https://t.co/DmfPOB7nbu       

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 17 2021 12:01:04

It’s allergy season. #COVID19 & seasonal allergies share some symptoms, but not others. Use this chart to compare the symptoms of COVID-19 & seasonal allergies so you can tell the difference. If you’re sick, you may need a COVID-19 test.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 17 2021 11:15:05

Deblina Datta says #COVID19 causes more illness than nearly any other disease she knows. “When I expect this virus to zig, it zags,” she says. As a vaccine expert, Deblina encourages everyone to get a #COVID19 vaccine when it’s available

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 16 2021 17:00:12

Despite more Americans being vaccinated every day, #COVID19 cases and hospitalizations are increasing in some parts of the country. Cases are increasing among young people who have not yet been vaccinated. Read more about the state of the pandemic: https://t.co/F4bAyObDp1

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 16 2021 16:38:36

RT @CDCgov: #DYK? Risk for severe illness from #COVID19 increases with age, with older adults at highest risk. Help older adults in your family or community by offering to make their vaccination appointment or driving them to get their shot.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 16 2021 16:30:04

Based on COVID-NET data in recent weeks, rates of #COVID19 hospitalizations in adults ages 50–64 have risen faster than other age groups in several states. 😷 Wear a mask ↔️ Stay 6 feet from others ✅ Get vaccinated when you

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 16 2021 16:00:24

Handwashing is an important way to protect yourself and others from #COVID19 and other illnesses. Wash your hands often with soap & water for at least 20 seconds. If soap & water are not available, use hand sanitizer with at

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 16 2021 14:59:01

#DYK? Risk for severe illness from #COVID19 increases with age, with older adults at highest risk. Help older adults in your family or community by offering to make their vaccination appointment or driving them to get their shot. Learn more:

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 16 2021 14:00:42

Health departments and public health professionals have used contact tracing for decades to slow or stop the spread of infectious diseases. The success of #COVID19 contact tracing depends on people’s participation. Learn more: https://t.co/1uCjyQ2B3Q       https://t.co/I1OGL1Jb4Q

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 16 2021 13:54:04

As #COVID19 vaccines roll out, cities are working to make sure people at higher risk for severe illness are getting vaccinated. Learn about Baltimore’s unique approach to distributing COVID-19 vaccines and educating its African American faith community: https://t.co/GQiSip1LKt https://t.co/l5gPxjRAAc

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 16 2021 13:47:09

RT @CDCgov: #DYK? Older adults are at high risk of getting seriously ill with #COVID19. To help protect them, older adults, their caregiver, and families all need to get vaccinated. Learn how community organizations can help: https://bit.ly/3tSvIlQ

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 16 2021 13:04:02

#DYK? Older adults are at high risk of getting seriously ill with #COVID19. To help protect them, older adults, their caregivers, and families all need to get vaccinated. Learn how community organizations can help: https://t.co/2rF0CHZcR6         https://t.co/Q7kKeV3T8h

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 16 2021 10:46:03

#Nurses: CDC and Medscape are answering your 5 most common questions about #COVID19 vaccines. Feel confident in your decision to get vaccinated and prepare yourself for questions your family, friends, and patients might have. More: https://t.co/V43UC042ys        https://t.co/P1r5L6tclI

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 15 2021 17:03:58

As of April 12, national forecasts predict 2,500–10,500 new #COVID19 deaths will be reported during the week ending May 8. That would bring the projected total number of U.S. deaths to 574,000–598,000. More: https://t.co/rcqjOX3Ypl. https://t.co/8ADYpuR8Rh

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 15 2021 15:34:02

A new @CDCMMWR on US emergency department visits during #COVID19 finds a larger proportion of emergency department patients are seeking care for mental and behavioral health-related concerns; https://t.co/8sQ9vNBbRC        https://t.co/0pNLs67lkf

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 15 2021 13:45:04

RT @CDC_eHealth: Health workers & emergency responders: Your tireless work to end #COVID19 may lead to stress and burnout. Learn ways to improve health and build resilience in this training. https://bit.ly/3qQXbSt #CDCLearning

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 15 2021 13:10:03

A new @CDCMMWR #COVID19 Stats shows that the percentage of overall emergency department visits in the United States for COVID-19 were much higher than for influenza during June 2020 – March 2021. Learn more: https://t.co/JOzMBfNU58         https://t.co/5Tj8H03ZMk

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 15 2021 13:01:24

A mask is NOT a substitute for staying at least 6 feet away from others. To protect yourself and others from #COVID19, #WearAMask that fits snugly against the sides of your face AND stay at least 6 feet apart. Learn

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 15 2021 12:00:28

We know pausing use of the J&J/Janssen #COVID19 Vaccine is concerning, especially for those who recently got this vaccine. Have questions? Here’s what you need to know: https://t.co/SVTRkBgIET       https://t.co/HyuGZmlIrZ

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 15 2021 11:00:57

#WearAMask in public to help #SlowTheSpread of #COVID19. When choosing a mask, make sure it fits snugly against your face, covers your nose and mouth, and has multiple layers. More on masks: https://t.co/easmKh2UTu       https://t.co/hnpvqxBClN

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 15 2021 08:45:57

RT @CDCgov: Of nearly 7 million doses of J&J/Janssen #COVID19 Vaccine given in the US, a small number of cases of a rare & severe type of blood clot have been reported in people after receiving the vaccine. CDC &

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