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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 &

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 14 2021 19:31:10

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) is reviewing the reported J&J/Janssen #COVID19 Vaccine adverse events and determining next steps. Here is what you need to know: https://t.co/SVTRkAZ7gj https://t.co/fr4gEFCs5Z

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 14 2021 19:31:09

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 & @US_FDA recommend

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 14 2021 19:31:12

If you got the J&J/Janssen #COVID19 Vaccine in the last 3 weeks, seek urgent medical care if you develop symptoms like a severe headache, leg swelling, or shortness of breath. See other concerning symptoms: https://t.co/SVTRkBgIET        https://t.co/k7MXOKVTZM

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 14 2021 19:31:11

#COVID19 vaccine safety systems like the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS) are working. This potential safety issue was caught, and this pause reflects our commitment to transparency as CDC and @US_FDA review the data. Learn more: https://t.co/SVTRkBgIET https://t.co/e6crsYDueE

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 14 2021 19:31:12

If you are scheduled to get the J&J/Janssen #COVID19 vaccine, please work with your vaccination provider to reschedule to get another COVID-19 vaccine. Two other COVID-19 vaccines, Pfizer-BioNTech & Moderna, are authorized and recommended for use. More: https://t.co/SVTRkBgIET https://t.co/R3ZnSB0HKl

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 14 2021 17:24:21

RT @CDCgov: #COVID19 cases have been on the rise since March 20. The current 7-day moving average of daily new cases is 69,953, a 10% increase from the previous week. Stop the spread. Practice healthy habits. Wear a mask. Stay

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 14 2021 16:55:02

#DYK? @CDCgov’s #COVID19 Data Tracker can now show county-level vaccination data. #StayInformed of the vaccine rollout in the United States by county: https://t.co/NG2P2lGEL4       https://t.co/oe2PLa1rTt

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 14 2021 16:30:03

#COVID19 cases have been on the rise since March 20. The current 7-day moving average of daily new cases is 69,953, a 10% increase from the previous week. Stop the spread. Practice healthy habits. Wear a mask. Stay 6 feet

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 14 2021 15:58:54

RT @CDCgov: 🧪 COVID-19 Science Update: Read the latest #COVID19 research on the use of air cleaners to reduce spread of the virus in a hospital, mask effectiveness, and more Read the full update: https://bit.ly/2QcHQyR

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 14 2021 15:20:03

🧪 COVID-19 Science Update: Read the latest #COVID19 research on the use of air cleaners to reduce spread of the virus in a hospital, mask effectiveness, and more. 👓 Read the full update: https://t.co/jl70edlZFK       https://t.co/YKpErLt6mx

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 14 2021 14:39:02

Join CDC’s #COVID19 Partner Update Call Monday, April 19, at 3:00 pm EDT, for more information on the science of SARS-CoV-2 on surfaces: when to clean & when to disinfect. Retweet and Register: https://t.co/ylgfHRP8Bh #Handwashing https://t.co/m9GTb9RVv2

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 14 2021 14:42:26

RT @CDCDirector: I know pausing administration of the Johnson & Johnson #COVID19 vaccine has led to questions, esp. for those who recently received a J&J vaccine. We made this decision out of an abundance of caution & b/c of our

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 14 2021 12:15:05

HCPs: If you are working at a #COVID19 vaccination site, protect yourself from needlestick injuries while administering vaccines or helping at the site. Learn more: https://t.co/starzLwiUn        https://t.co/XvEwGI0ncI

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 14 2021 11:40:02

Conditions in the places where people live, learn, work, play, and worship can affect health risks and outcomes. Learn how CDC is supporting work to help ALL communities overcome #COVID19: https://t.co/8HqUGpyUrP https://t.co/lwzk4LjhHX

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 14 2021 11:10:03

A new @CDCMMWR finds leaving the middle seat vacant on airplanes could reduce exposure to #COVID19 infections up to 57% compared to full occupancy. Learn more: https://t.co/hF2bCx3WBg      https://t.co/tAHgf7rVQj

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 14 2021 10:46:51

RT @NIOSH: Are you a #wildland #firefighter? Unique work conditions and exposure to wildfires can put you at increased risk for #COVID19. Prevent the spread of COVID-19 on the job, when staying at a camp, and when traveling to a

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 13 2021 16:50:02

Wearing gloves is not necessary for protection from #COVID19 in most situations, like running errands. However, @CDCgov does recommend wearing gloves when you are caring for someone who is sick or cleaning. Learn more: https://t.co/BFXb6ajns0         https://t.co/N2hcsmUMvB

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 13 2021 15:40:03

New: Track #COVID19 variants across the globe on CDC’s COVID Data Tracker. Understanding variants and their spread can help us stop the virus. Learn more: https://t.co/qw5SWo5t9u          https://t.co/96bdf9Ynnd

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 13 2021 14:00:22

#Antibiotics aren’t always the answer. Antibiotics are needed only to treat certain infections caused by bacteria, not viruses like those that cause colds, flu, or #COVID19. Ask your doctor about the best treatment to help you relieve symptoms. More: https://t.co/Zq0HmVtZ4h 

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 13 2021 13:47:11

RT @CDCgov: #WearAMask to prevent getting and spreading #COVID19. If you use a disposable mask, the knot and tuck method can help your mask fit better against your face without gaps. Learn how to improve your mask’s fit.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 13 2021 12:45:08

#WearAMask with multiple layers that covers your nose AND mouth and secure it under your chin. Make sure it fits snugly against the sides of your face to best protect yourself and others from #COVID19. Learn more about masks: https://t.co/easmKh2UTu 

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 13 2021 12:20:00

#WearAMask to prevent getting and spreading #COVID19. If you use a disposable mask, the knot and tuck method can help your mask fit better against your face without gaps. Learn how to improve your mask’s fit. https://t.co/BTgPDysxFO

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 13 2021 11:19:57

The safest way to observe #Ramadan & protect yourself & others from #COVID19 is to celebrate with people you live with, with others virtually, or outside staying 6 ft apart. Enjoy customs like #Iftar at home & attend religious services

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 13 2021 09:10:04

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 12 2021 17:26:10

#COVID19 vaccines are safe and effective. As of April 12, almost 121 million people in the United States had received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine. Of those, more than 74 million are fully vaccinated. More: https://t.co/zYLe3H12re     

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 12 2021 16:43:09

RT @CDCgov: Some racial and ethnic minority groups are at greater risk of getting sick, having more severe illness, and dying from #COVID19. CDC is leading public health efforts to ensure these groups have equitable access to the COVID-19 vaccine.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 12 2021 15:05:00

Watch: CDC’s Commander Erin Sauber-Schatz discusses the importance of staying active as a way to cope during #COVID19. Take care of your body and get moving to lessen fatigue, anxiety, or sadness. Learn more about coping with stress: https://t.co/LUkDdMAI1F   

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 12 2021 14:46:02

Mask mandates, along with other prevention measures, can help prevent #COVID19 and could especially benefit essential workers and those working in crowded conditions. Learn more: https://t.co/WX4uZ9zEJ3 https://t.co/KBxdT7IAhw

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 12 2021 14:12:00

DYK? #COVID19 vaccines are safe and effective. After you are fully vaccinated, you can start to do some things you stopped doing because of the pandemic. Learn more and get a vaccine when one is available to you. https://t.co/mUsXpasZ4S   

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 12 2021 14:00:33

RT @CDCgov: Join today’s CDC #COVID19 Partner Update Call at 3:00 pm EDT, “Contact Tracing for COVID-19: Do we still need it? (You bet we do!)” Retweet and Register: https://bit.ly/3rYY7EA   #ContactTracing

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 12 2021 13:14:04

Some racial and ethnic minority groups are at greater risk of getting sick, having more severe illness, and dying from #COVID19. CDC is leading public health efforts to ensure these groups have equitable access to the COVID-19 vaccine. Learn more:

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 12 2021 12:46:04

Want to learn how you can be reimbursed at #Medicare rates for delivering #COVID19 care to the uninsured? Register for this @HRSAgov webinar happening Tuesday 4/13 at 2PM ET to learn more: https://t.co/LELNyY8abo

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

A new @CDCMMWR shows some racial/ethnic minority groups were more likely to receive emergency department care for #COVID19 than non-Hispanic White people. https://t.co/zNerqb6Hqx        https://t.co/kVrCIo5Ots

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 12 2021 12:16:18

New @CDCMMWR findings show why it’s important to prioritize prevention resources, including COVID-19 vaccination, to reach disproportionately affected communities and to reduce the need for emergency care for #COVID19. https://t.co/zNerqb6Hqx https://t.co/HhRceE5BWD

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 12 2021 11:42:03

Join today’s CDC #COVID19 Partner Update Call at 3:00 pm EDT, “Contact Tracing for COVID-19: Do we still need it? (You bet we do!)” Retweet and Register: https://t.co/poULFwxCac #ContactTracing https://t.co/JglHZV5u0r

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 12 2021 11:10:04

A new @CDCMMWR shows the percentage of hospitalizations for #COVID19 was highest for Hispanic patients across each region of the US, underscoring the importance of identifying and addressing factors that contribute to COVID-19 related disparities. https://t.co/PS0ZTvmlIZ https://t.co/Rd47lMjmRZ

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 12 2021 08:39:20

RT @CDCgov: #WearAMask while traveling to #SlowTheSpread of #COVID19. Masks are required on planes, buses, trains, rideshares, and other forms of public transportation, including while you are in airports and stations. More: https://bit.ly/3m68x2R

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 11 2021 14:45:02

Substance use disorders can make you more likely to get severely ill from #COVID19. If you think you or someone you love might be experiencing a substance use disorder, learn about topics like access to treatment programs, harm reduction strategies

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 11 2021 13:28:01

#WearAMask with multiple layers that covers your nose AND mouth and secure it under your chin. Make sure it fits snugly against the sides of your face to best protect yourself and others from #COVID19. Learn more about masks: https://t.co/iOQv5OMdKA 

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 11 2021 11:55:02

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 10 2021 17:30:01

#WearAMask while traveling to #SlowTheSpread of #COVID19. Masks are required on planes, buses, trains, rideshares, and other forms of public transportation, including while you are in airports and stations. More: https://t.co/bpOhIx8xbS          https://t.co/NYaHsp1NPM

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 10 2021 16:50:02

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 10 2021 16:15:04

🌻 Spring is in the air. Both seasonal allergies and #COVID19 can cause cough, fatigue, and headache, but fever and chills are more common with COVID-19. Use this chart to learn more similarities and differences between COVID-19 & allergies. More:

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 10 2021 12:40:03

If you are fully vaccinated against #COVID19 (it’s been 2 weeks since the last shot in your series) and are exposed to someone with COVID-19, you are not required to quarantine if you haven’t had any symptoms. Learn more: https://t.co/TRZRzx3cym 

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 09 2021 17:11:52

#COVID19-associated hospitalization rates have fallen since the peak in early January 2021, especially for older adults. However, rates have plateaued or risen in recent weeks in all age groups. Wear a mask. Get vaccinated when you can. Learn more: https://t.co/tOM3nW3opu 

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 09 2021 16:46:02

The current increase in #COVID19 cases in the US could be driven by more contagious SARS-CoV-2 variants. B.1.1.7, the most common variant in the US, has been reported in all 50 states and Puerto Rico. Learn more: https://t.co/F4bAyObDp1     

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 09 2021 16:00:44

When you’re fully vaccinated for #COVID19, you can start doing some things again, like gathering indoors w/ other fully vaccinated people. Still protect yourself & others in public places – wear a mask, stay at least 6ft apart, & avoid

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 09 2021 15:12:03

Wearing gloves is not necessary for protection from #COVID19 in most situations, like running errands. However, CDC does recommend wearing gloves when you are caring for someone who is sick or cleaning. Learn more: https://t.co/nsSOBWUA4D           https://t.co/2uLokHtAER

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 09 2021 13:54:13

Three #COVID19 vaccines are authorized and recommended in the U.S.: Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson/Janssen. Getting vaccinated with the first vaccine available to you is important to protect yourself and others. Learn more: https://t.co/xqnuK2W1lE https://t.co/Ezmsvrr9qC

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 09 2021 13:30:07

A new CDC report looking at county-level data from June-September 2020 found that statewide closures and mask mandates likely slowed the spread of #COVID19, especially in medium/small metro nonmetropolitan counties. For more information: https://t.co/WX4uZ9zEJ3       https://t.co/FN6Otr5J0M

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 09 2021 12:44:02

#HCPs: Substance use disorders can increase the risk of severe illness from #COVID19. Learn about resources you can offer your patients, including treatment programs, telemedicine and more: https://t.co/vHThYp3Xxz https://t.co/5ekDBPU9JF

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 09 2021 12:27:02

#VaxFact: None of the #COVID19 vaccines authorized and recommended for use in the United States contains the live virus that causes COVID-19. This means that COVID-19 vaccines can’t make you sick with COVID-19. More vaccine facts: https://t.co/c3T9VAF5Ce       

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 09 2021 12:20:05

Make a plan to get a #COVID19 vaccine when it becomes available to you. ✔ Visit your health department’s website for information on COVID-19 vaccination. ✔ Learn what to expect at your vaccine appointment. ✔ Know what to expect after

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 09 2021 11:00:23

A new CDC update on post-COVID conditions describes a range of health conditions that can be present more than 4 weeks after initial infection with virus that causes #COVID19. Find out more about these conditions. https://t.co/ofnzDKDpRU         https://t.co/0unu4XC7w9

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 08 2021 17:00:03

As of April 5, national forecasts predict 2,300–10,100 new #COVID19 deaths will be reported during the week ending May 1. That would bring the projected total number of U.S. deaths to 568,000–588,000. More: https://t.co/rcqjOX3Ypl       https://t.co/pWPj9zbwbw

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 08 2021 17:00:39

#DYK some people with disabilities may have a higher risk of #COVID19 illness? This includes people who live in group settings, people who have trouble practicing preventive measures, and people who need close contact with caregivers. Learn more: https://t.co/L8uGNMteuH https://t.co/gVr3ILQArt

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 08 2021 16:13:57

The #COVID19 pandemic has illuminated longstanding racial and ethnic health inequities that have persisted in this country for centuries. Learn more about how CDC is working to understand and measure the health impacts of racism. https://t.co/Gtpe22asT3

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 08 2021 15:38:02

A new @CDCMMWR finds that in northern Montana’s Blackfeet Tribal Reservation, stay-at-home orders and mask requirements were associated with a 33-fold drop in rate of new #COVID19 cases during Fall 2020. Learn more: https://t.co/TXMpvUHQHL         https://t.co/vVI8apyIdP

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 08 2021 15:00:19

New @CDCMMWR finds in Montana during Mar–Nov 2020, the rate of new #COVID19 cases among American Indian or Alaska Native persons was more than 2x that among White persons. Rate of COVID-19 deaths among AI/AN persons was nearly 4x that

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 08 2021 13:58:02

A new @CDCMMWR shows how a contact tracing program managed by Spirit Lake Tribe in North Dakota was effective at reaching tribe members affected by #COVID19. This program might help inform similar programs in other tribes and the public health

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 08 2021 13:10:06

New #COVID19 Stats in @CDCMMWR shows testing protocols in colleges & universities differed by class instruction type in spring 2021. About half didn’t publish protocols for testing students without symptoms, who can have & spread COVID-19. Learn more: https://t.co/GBXwPWnTh9 https://t.co/JEN2hUGP4L

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 08 2021 11:30:09

Some people have side effects after getting their #COVID19 vaccine, but these usually go away within a few days. Side effects after your second shot may be more intense than the ones you experienced after your first shot. More: https://t.co/Sygs9VhwN6 

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 08 2021 11:00:36

🧪 COVID-19 Science Update: Read the latest #COVID19 research on vaccine effectiveness, strategies for testing asymptomatic airline passengers, and the B.1.1.7 variant, first identified in the U.K. 👓 Read the full update: https://t.co/MrwAjEn0D0     https://t.co/YENb18v4XB

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 07 2021 19:01:39

The number of new daily #COVID19 cases has been increasing for 3 weeks. As of April 5, over half of U.S. states and territories have a high burden of COVID-19. Stay vigilant. Practice healthy habits. #WearAMask. Stay 6 feet apart.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 07 2021 16:40:02

#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/nflHaEEhYc

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 07 2021 15:53:03

#COVID19 vaccines are new, and it’s normal to have questions about them. You can help friends and family by listening with empathy and identifying the cause of their concerns. Learn more COVID-19 vaccine conversation tips: https://t.co/tGGql5cDOC         https://t.co/Ol2s0zC8Jy

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 07 2021 14:33:03

Join CDC’s #COVID19 Partner Update Call Monday, April 12, at 3:00 pm EDT, for updated information on #ContactTracing and why it’s still important to stop the spread of COVID-19. Retweet and Register: https://t.co/poULFwxCac       https://t.co/5jMFFNxoTW

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 07 2021 14:13:58

RT @CDCDirector: I’m looking forward to joining @abcnews @DrJAshton for an #AskTheExperts Instagram Live! We’re talking #COVID19 vaccines and I hope you’ll join us over on the CDC Instagram page today at 5:30pm ET. http://instagram.com/cdcgov

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 07 2021 12:55:05

#COVID19 spreads mostly through close contact between people, but it is possible to be infected by touching surfaces covered w/ germs. Protect yourself & others: wear a mask, wash your hands, & clean high touch surfaces w/ soap & water

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 07 2021 11:10:03

New report: Free, in-school #COVID19 testing at Utah elementary schools was higher among students of racial minority groups & in areas with higher COVID-19 rates. As schools consider reopening, in-school testing could help reach underserved communities: https://t.co/KSBEECgPIu https://t.co/aIQmw7ORfW

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 06 2021 17:00:13

#DYK? You can learn about how #COVID19 might affect pregnant people & their infants using CDC’s COVID Data Tracker. Data from 22 U.S. state & local health departments show information about trimester of infection, type of delivery, & more. See

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 06 2021 15:56:01

#WearAMask when you are in a restaurant, particularly indoors & when speaking with restaurant workers and servers. Only remove your mask when you’re actively eating or drinking. Masks help protect both you & others from #COVID19. More: https://t.co/odl2kkbXkj https://t.co/1gUMmIZd6A

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 06 2021 13:35:04

Wondering how viral vector #COVID19 vaccines work? This new infographic explains how viral vector vaccines help our bodies recognize and fight viruses. See infographic: https://t.co/DhQ1VfmTNR https://t.co/4UtWuO0ZCe

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 06 2021 13:15:57

A viral vector vaccine uses a harmless version of a different virus to deliver information to your body that helps it protect you. The vaccine does not contain the virus that causes #COVID19 and cannot give you COVID-19. Learn more:

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 06 2021 13:15:56

Have questions about how viral vector vaccines protect you against #COVID19? They teach your body how to recognize the virus that causes COVID-19. If you are exposed to the virus later, your body will know how to fight it off.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 06 2021 13:15:58

If you are exposed to the real #COVID19 virus after being vaccinated, your body sees these proteins and tells your immune system to fight the virus. Learn more: https://t.co/DhQ1VfmTNR       https://t.co/K0qERcsGqs

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 06 2021 13:15:59

Remember, when your body responds to the #COVID19 vaccine, it can sometimes feel like a viral infection. You may have tiredness, headache, muscle pain, chills, fever, or nausea. This are normal signs that your body is building protection. Learn more:

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 06 2021 13:05:06

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 06 2021 13:06:12

RT @CDCgov: Have questions on how mRNA vaccines protect against #COVID19? The mRNA in #COVID19 vaccines has information to teach your body how to fight the virus. The vaccine does not contain live virus, so it can’t give you COVID-19.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 06 2021 11:49:05

Wondering how mRNA #COVID19 vaccines work? This new infographic explains how mRNA vaccines help our bodies recognize and fight viruses. See infographic: https://t.co/WK1dmAm8Bn        https://t.co/SJ8r5Xf6MF

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 06 2021 11:00:08

mRNA vaccines teach our cells how to make a protein that triggers an immune response to #COVID19 inside our bodies. The immune response makes antibodies that protect us from getting infected if the real virus enters our bodies. More: https://t.co/WK1dmAm8Bn

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 06 2021 11:00:09

If you are exposed to the real #COVID19 virus after being vaccinated, your body recognizes these proteins and tells your immune system to fight the virus. Learn more: https://t.co/WK1dmAm8Bn       https://t.co/KNiiKs5HMG

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 06 2021 11:00:05

Have questions on how mRNA vaccines protect against #COVID19? The mRNA in #COVID19 vaccines has information to teach your body how to fight the virus. The vaccine does not contain live virus, so it can’t give you COVID-19. It cannot

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 06 2021 11:00:11

Remember, when your body responds to the #COVID19 vaccine, it can sometimes feel like a viral infection. You may have tiredness, headache, muscle pain, chills, fever, or nausea. These are normal signs your body is building protection. Learn more: https://t.co/WK1dmAm8Bn

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 05 2021 17:19:32

RT @CDCgov: #COVID19 vaccines can’t make you sick with COVID-19. As of April 5, more than 107 million people in the United States had received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine. Of those, more than 62 million are fully

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 05 2021 17:00:08

#COVID19 vaccines can’t make you sick with COVID-19. As of April 5, more than 107 million people in the United States had received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine. Of those, more than 62 million are fully vaccinated. More:

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 05 2021 16:14:18

RT @EPA: According to @CDCgov, the risk of getting #COVID19 by touching a contaminated surface is considered low. Follow @CDCgov, State, and local guidelines, including wearing masks, good ventilation, social distancing, hand washing, and cleaning surfaces. https://cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/science/science-briefs/index.html

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 05 2021 15:59:02

#COVID19 spreads mostly through close contact between people, but it is possible to be infected by touching surfaces covered w/ germs. Protect yourself & others: wear a mask, wash your hands, & clean high touch surfaces w/ soap & water

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 05 2021 12:46:04

Join today’s CDC #COVID19 Partner Update call at 3:00 pm EDT, “Ask an Expert: Q&A with a CDC Expert on Current COVID-19 Guidance.” Retweet and Register: https://t.co/9jXNS9unxq           https://t.co/oz2rFzTTqC

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 05 2021 11:11:02

A new @CDCMMWR details a bar opening event that led to a #COVID19 outbreak in the community resulting in 46 cases, one hospitalization, and a school closure. More: https://t.co/xDMxthScEG      https://t.co/4JElGfsEvZ

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 05 2021 10:30:04

This week, CDC joins APHA @PublicHealth to celebrate #NPHW. As the nation’s public health agency, we thank public health workers for their hard work to protect the health and safety of communities and slow the spread of #COVID19. #ThankYouPublicHealth https://t.co/mXPmOHRAJz

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 05 2021 08:48:58

RT @CDCgov: People fully vaccinated against #COVID19 can travel within the United States and do not need COVID-19 testing or post-travel self-quarantine as long as they continue to take precautions while traveling: #WearAMask, avoid crowds, and wash hands frequently. https://bit.ly/3aauF7o

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 04 2021 17:15:02

If you are getting a 2-dose #COVID19 vaccine, plan to get your second shot as close as possible to the recommendations—3 weeks for Pfizer-BioNTech and 1 month for Moderna. Learn more: https://t.co/TRFO1nQSWg https://t.co/8WRFDDZl6d

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 04 2021 14:13:02

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 04 2021 11:25:02

If you get a #COVID19 vaccine, wait at least 14 days before getting any other vaccine, including those for flu or shingles. If you get another vaccine first, wait at least 14 days before getting your COVID-19 vaccine. Learn more:

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 03 2021 17:40:01

#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/iOQv5OMdKA         https://t.co/hOBrfVsFb4

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 03 2021 15:56:01

If someone in your household is sick with #COVID19, keep them away from others as much as possible. #WearAMask and stay at least 6 feet apart. More tips: https://t.co/EMQREHMH4c        https://t.co/fFVBJBgvbl

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

Everyone reacts differently to stressful situations like #COVID19. You may feel anxious, angry, sad, or overwhelmed. If you or a loved one feels overwhelmed, get support 24/7 by calling or texting 1-800-985-5990. Learn more: https://t.co/3Pya8LAbqo        https://t.co/e4K4eyKwAV

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 02 2021 17:12:56

CDC’s Framework for Conditional Sailing Order (CSO) provides a phased approach to resuming sailing with passengers in a way that slows the spread of #COVID19 on ships, at ports, and in communities. Learn more about CDC’s CSO Phased Approach: https://t.co/N1oJKZSKnM

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 02 2021 17:07:37

CDC has posted technical instructions for port agreements & routine crew #COVID19 testing as a part of next phase of the Sailing Order for cruise ships. The order protects U.S. communities, & ensures a safe environment for crew to work

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 02 2021 17:00:19

CDC is committed to achieving health equity by working together to ensure all people have resources to manage their physical and mental health – easy access to information, affordable testing, and medical care – during and after #COVID19. Learn more:

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 02 2021 16:50:03

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 02 2021 16:47:02

#COVID19 hospitalization rates in several COVID-NET sites are increasing after weeks of decline. We all want to get back to normal but must remain cautious. Stop the spread. #WearAMask. Stay 6 feet apart. Get vaccinated when it’s available to you.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 02 2021 14:00:03

Nearly 154 million doses of #COVID19 vaccines have been administered in the U.S. Recent increases in COVID-19 cases and variants threaten this progress. The race to contain the virus is underway. Our actions will determine the outcome. Learn more: https://t.co/F4bAyObDp1

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 02 2021 12:57:10

People fully vaccinated against #COVID19 can travel within the United States and do not need COVID-19 testing or post-travel self-quarantine as long as they continue to take precautions while traveling: #WearAMask, avoid crowds, and wash hands frequently. https://t.co/9uzBuFZyWE https://t.co/C7V8Ip0jJv

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 02 2021 12:31:01

Residents of long-term care facilities have been among those most affected by the #COVID19 pandemic. Learn how the Connecticut Long-Term Care Ombudsman program turned to social media to educate its residents about the importance of vaccination. https://t.co/c9TlMiU2ka https://t.co/m5XmZFEhwk

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 02 2021 09:37:13

RT @CDCgov: As of March 29, national forecasts predict 3,100–10,200 new #COVID19 deaths will be reported during the week ending April 24. That would bring the projected total number of U.S. deaths to 565,000–585,000. More: http://bit.ly/CDC_MForecast

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 02 2021 09:20:03

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 01 2021 19:11:50

RT @JAMA_current: On-premises restaurant dining has been associated w increases in daily #COVID19 case growth rates 41-100 d after implementation & increases in daily death growth rates 61-100 d after implementation. Changes over time amplify exponentially https://ja.ma/3ubbkfa

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 01 2021 17:12:55

As of March 29, national forecasts predict 3,100–10,200 new #COVID19 deaths will be reported during the week ending April 24. That would bring the projected total number of U.S. deaths to 565,000–585,000. More: https://t.co/rcqjOX3Ypl         https://t.co/mBufU5uY3u

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 01 2021 16:55:03

If you are fully vaccinated against #COVID19 (it’s been 2 weeks since the last shot in your series) and are exposed to someone with COVID-19, you are not required to quarantine if you haven’t had any symptoms. Learn more: https://t.co/TRZRzx3cym 

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 01 2021 16:31:48

RT @HHS_ASH: Feeling overwhelmed with hope after receiving my #COVID19 vaccine dose today. This is a pivotal point in our history. With the vaccines here, we are on the path to rebuilding and healing our nation.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 01 2021 15:00:20

A new @CDCMMWR finds fewer than half of incarcerated or detained people surveyed in last few months of 2020 at correctional & detention facilities in 4 states were willing to be vaccinated for #COVID19, despite being at increased risk for

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 01 2021 14:50:08

You may be considered a close contact even if you have been vaccinated for #COVID19, which means your health department may call or text you. If you are fully vaccinated and don’t have symptoms, you may not need to quarantine.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 01 2021 14:10:02

A #COVID19 outbreak at a correctional facility began with incarcerated people who were transferred to the facility together, a new @CDCMMWR finds. People who are incarcerated & staff members should be vaccinated as soon as possible. More: https://t.co/7cR43l8UML     

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 01 2021 13:10:02

A #COVID19 outbreak at a correctional facility following a dental clinic day and other exposures from the community shows how fast the virus can spread, new @CDCMMWR finds. Quarantine & isolation of people exposed to COVID-19 is key to stopping

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 01 2021 11:01:20

By letting your close contacts know they may have been exposed to #COVID19, you are helping to protect them and others in your community. You can call, text, or email your contacts. Learn more: https://t.co/tlqT39Nvdk          https://t.co/x8F1iEXVNf

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 01 2021 11:00:30

Substance use disorders can make you more likely to get severely ill from #COVID19. People who use drugs may also live with conditions that put them at increased risk for severe illness & should get a COVID-19 vaccine when one

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – April 01 2021 09:01:21

RT @CDCgov: As of March 28, 2021, 30+ million US cases of #COVID19 were reported to CDC. Cases are rising again. The 7-day average of new daily cases is over 60,000, over a 10% increase from the previous week. Help

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 31 2021 17:10:02

When you’re fully vaccinated for #COVID19, you can start doing some things again, like gathering indoors w/ other fully vaccinated people. Still protect yourself & others in public places – wear a mask, stay at least 6ft apart, & avoid

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 31 2021 17:07:03

As of March 28, 2021, 30+ million US cases of #COVID19 were reported to CDC. Cases are rising again. The 7-day average of new daily cases is over 60,000, over a 10% increase from the previous week. Help stop the

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 31 2021 17:01:22

RT @CDCgov: 🧪 COVID-19 Science Update: Read the latest #COVID19 research on protection against repeat infection, how children contributeto spread of the virus in households, and more. Read the full update: https://bit.ly/3fw9iC6

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 31 2021 16:30:07

🧪 COVID-19 Science Update: Read the latest #COVID19 research on protection against repeat infection, how children contribute to spread of the virus in households, and more. 👓 Read the full update: https://t.co/LjhnVG6jBv      https://t.co/KxQJd6flHL

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 31 2021 15:52:39

RT @CDCgov: Help protect adult day service center participants, their families, & staff from #COVID19. Have everyone wear a mask that cover their nose & mouth with no gaps. Wash hands often, clean & maintain healthy facilities. Have a plan

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 31 2021 15:30:06

Help protect adult day service center participants, their families, & staff from #COVID19. Have everyone wear a mask that covers their nose & mouth with no gaps. Wash hands often, clean & maintain healthy facilities. Have a plan if someone

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 31 2021 15:25:02

If you are getting a 2-dose #COVID19 vaccine, plan to get your second shot as close as possible to the recommendations—3 weeks for Pfizer-BioNTech and 1 month for Moderna. Learn more: https://t.co/TRFO1o8tNO https://t.co/oFAt5vyoHF

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 31 2021 14:31:02

#DYK? CDC launched a pregnancy registry to learn more about #COVID19 vaccination during pregnancy. Learn more about CDC’s established v-safe pregnancy registry: https://t.co/fbmL2xYZtk         https://t.co/BFP2DPkmxO

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 31 2021 13:30:04

Celebrate #Easter this year with people you live with, virtually, or outside while staying 6 feet apart. Enjoy Easter dinner & egg hunts with the people you live with to protect yourself & others from #COVID19. More: https://t.co/PamSx6NqyB

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 31 2021 13:30:05

If you are fully vaccinated against #COVID19, you can gather safely for #Easter 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/4wKehcnwI0

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 31 2021 12:20:04

Make a plan to get a #COVID19 vaccine when it becomes available to you. ✔ Visit your health department’s website for information on COVID-19 vaccination. ✔ Learn what to expect at your vaccine appointment. ✔ Know what to expect after

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 31 2021 12:15:07

A new @CDCMMWR shows that in 2020, more than 3.3 million deaths occurred in the United States, an 18% increase from 2019. #COVID19 ranked as the 3rd leading cause of death, following heart disease and cancer. Learn more: https://t.co/lJMMRbtyHy   

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 31 2021 11:45:00

2021 Teacher of the Year finalist Maureen Stover, a high school teacher from North Carolina, shares why she decided to receive her #COVID19 vaccine and encourages her peers to #SleeveUpForSchools, too. #SleeveUpForChildcare #SleeveUpForHeadStart  https://t.co/h2g7Dm0s4R

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 31 2021 11:10:04

A new @CDCMMWR report finds that using diagnoses codes on official death certificates is a reliable method for estimating deaths from #COVID19. Read the full report: https://t.co/SRJ2jAG8f2         https://t.co/ANciljWt9Y

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 31 2021 10:17:40

RT @CDCDirector: #COVID19 has presented immense challenges for schools & parents across the country. As a mother of 3, I have experienced this too. Grateful to  @NationalPTA for the chance to talk about how science is leading the way to

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 31 2021 09:52:53

RT @CDCgov: #DYK? CDC has a surveillance system that monitors #COVID19 outcomes by age, race and ethnicity, sex, and underlying health conditions. Explore trends in COVID-19-associated hospitalizations through interactive dashboards on CDC’s COVID Data Tracker: http://bit.ly/CDTcovidnet

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 30 2021 17:13:52

RT @CDCgov: #VaxFact: #COVID19 vaccines teach your immune system how to recognize and fight the virus that causes COVID-19. This helps keep you from getting sick with COVID-19. More vaccine facts: https://bit.ly/3hQ9yv9

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 30 2021 17:05:02

#DYK? CDC has a surveillance system that monitors #COVID19 outcomes by age, race and ethnicity, sex, and underlying health conditions. Explore trends in COVID-19-associated hospitalizations through interactive dashboards on CDC’s COVID Data Tracker: https://t.co/G9Yzi4eO6S https://t.co/351U7dUBRd

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 30 2021 16:30:00

2021 Teacher of the Year finalist Juliana Urtubey, a special education teacher from Nevada, shares why she decided to receive her #COVID19 vaccine and encourages her peers to #SleeveUpForSchools, too. #SleeveUpForChildcare #SleeveUpForHeadStart   https://t.co/GCq0VzTrv2

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 30 2021 15:56:01

#VaxFact: #COVID19 vaccines teach your immune system how to recognize and fight the virus that causes COVID-19. This helps keep you from getting sick with COVID-19. More vaccine facts: https://t.co/c3T9VAF5Ce         https://t.co/aQsx7OBVE9

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 30 2021 14:49:02

By letting your close contacts know they may have been exposed to #COVID19, you are helping to protect them and others in your community. You can call, text, or email your contacts. Learn more: https://t.co/dL3DEBhBkp         https://t.co/5mocLUT6OB

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 30 2021 13:34:47

RT @CDCgov: If you are sick with #COVID19, or think you might have COVID-19, #WearAMask that fits snugly over your mouth and nose whenever you are in a room with another person or around any pets or animals, even in

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 30 2021 13:31:04

If you are fully vaccinated against #COVID19 (it’s been 2 weeks since the last shot in your series) and are exposed to someone with COVID-19, you are not required to quarantine if you haven’t had any symptoms. Learn more: https://t.co/FJMon7WlFO 

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 30 2021 13:10:04

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 – March 30 2021 12:45:00

2021 Teacher of the Year finalist Alejandro Diasgranados, who teaches English & social studies to 4th and 5th graders in D.C., shares why he decided to receive his #COVID19 vaccine and encourages his peers to #SleeveUpForSchools, too. #SleeveUpForChildcare #SleeveUpForHeadStart https://t.co/Ia1ijTmT5E

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 30 2021 12:15:07

If you are sick with #COVID19, or think you might have COVID-19, #WearAMask that fits snugly over your mouth and nose whenever you are in a room with another person or around any pets or animals, even in your own

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 30 2021 11:00:36

If you care for someone with #COVID19 at home or in a non-healthcare setting, #WearAMask, stay at least 6 feet apart when possible, limit contact with the person who is sick, increase air flow, eat in separate areas, don’t share

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 30 2021 09:55:04

When you’re fully vaccinated for #COVID19, you can start doing some things again, like gathering indoors w/ other fully vaccinated people. Still protect yourself & others in public places – wear a mask, stay at least 6ft apart, & avoid

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 30 2021 07:15:51

RT @CDCgov: #COVID19 vaccines are an important tool to stop the pandemic. As of March 29, more than 95 million people in the United States had received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine. Of those, more than 52.6 million

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 29 2021 17:00:14

#COVID19 vaccines are an important tool to stop the pandemic. As of March 29, more than 95 million people in the United States had received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine. Of those, more than 52.6 million are fully

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 29 2021 15:41:02

DYK? CDC does not recommend using masks with exhalation valves or vents. The hole in the material could let respiratory droplets that spread #COVID19 escape & reach others. More on masks: https://t.co/Z04PIIjjd8 https://t.co/esJ8Xh8fJY

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 29 2021 15:00:17

#Antibiotics are important for treating some infections, but they should be used only when necessary and only as prescribed. Antibiotics CANNOT treat viruses, like those that cause #COVID19 and #flu. Learn more: https://t.co/Zq0HmVtZ4h            https://t.co/StMZp0FuwC

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 29 2021 13:05:08

Regular medical checkups & recommended vaccinations are essential for children of all ages. Their doctor tracks growth & development and identifies vaccinations needed to protect against serious diseases. Learn about checkups during the #COVID19 pandemic: https://t.co/N4EvHmcubn https://t.co/7Z12Bfxuan

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 29 2021 12:15:09

Join today’s CDC #COVID19 Partner Update call at 3:00 pm EDT, “Understanding the Impact of Telehealth Usage During the COVID-19 Pandemic.” Retweet and Register: https://t.co/jBkn0MEvDW #Telehealth #DigitalHealth https://t.co/rd5mq0Yb7I

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 29 2021 11:11:48

A new @CDCMMWR finds mRNA #COVID19 vaccines highly effective in preventing COVID-19 among health care & other essential workers. The mRNA vaccines reduced the risk of infection by 80% after the 1st dose and 90% following the 2nd dose. Learn

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 28 2021 16:34:01

Even as some restrictions ease, let’s keep protecting ourselves and others. #WearAMask. Stay 6 ft apart. Avoid crowds & poorly ventilated spaces. Get a #COVID19 vaccine when it’s available to you. Proven prevention will help us get back to things

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 28 2021 14:51:01

Wash your cloth mask daily, or more often if it gets dirty. If you wear a disposable mask under your cloth one for extra protection from #COVID19, throw it away after one use. Wash your hands or use hand sanitizer

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 28 2021 11:00:43

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 – March 28 2021 09:53:50

RT @CDCgov: Gathering outdoors is safer, but if you gather indoors, help protect against #COVID19: Wear a mask. Stay at least 6 feet apart. Avoid crowds. Open doors and windows. Place a fan near an open window, blowing outside. We

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 27 2021 17:10:03

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 – March 27 2021 15:51:02

You may be considered a close contact even if you have been vaccinated for #COVID19, which means your health department may call or text you. If you are fully vaccinated and don’t have symptoms, you may not need to quarantine.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 27 2021 15:19:27

Carol Wong, director of Chinatown Learning Center in Philadelphia, shares why she decided to receive her #COVID19 vaccine and encourages other educators to get vaccinated, too. #SleeveUpforSchools #SleeveUpforChildcare #SleeveUpforHeadStart https://t.co/MUuH5UNL3Z

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 27 2021 13:45:04

#WearAMask when you are taking care of someone who may have #COVID19. Put your mask on before you go into the room with that person. They should wear a mask, too, if possible. Learn more about caring for people with

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 26 2021 17:05:04

V-safe—a smartphone-based tool that monitors vaccine safety—is now available in Spanish, Vietnamese, Korean, and simplified Chinese. Tell @CDCgov how you feel after #COVID19 vaccination by completing short surveys. Learn more & register: https://t.co/30jUfUTuJe https://t.co/TQbVYzBMon

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 26 2021 16:51:00

Gathering outdoors is safer, but if you gather indoors, help protect against #COVID19: Wear a mask. Stay at least 6 feet apart. Avoid crowds. Open doors and windows. Place a fan near an open window, blowing outside. We can protect

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 26 2021 15:40:02

Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen #COVID19 vaccine is being held to the same rigorous safety and effectiveness standards as all other types of vaccines in the United States. @US_FDA makes vaccines available only if they meet these standards. Learn more: https://t.co/DhQ1VfmTNR

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 26 2021 14:59:03

Robust testing for #COVID19 is essential to our success in ending the pandemic in the U.S. Testing helps identify people with COVID-19 so we can prevent further spread in our communities. Learn more in CDC’s COVID Data Tracker Weekly Review:

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 26 2021 13:54:06

Close contacts are the people you were around in the two days before your symptoms started (or two days before your #COVID19 test, if you had no symptoms), until you started isolation. Learn more: https://t.co/dL3DEAZZVP         https://t.co/nGIIheZjlX

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 26 2021 13:23:00

Tonia McMillian, a California family childcare provider, shares why she decided to receive her #COVID19 vaccine and encourages others to #SleeveUpForChildcare, too. #SleeveUpForSchools #SleeveUpForHeadStart https://t.co/UTwHtpH9KB

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 26 2021 12:55:03

When you’re fully vaccinated for #COVID19, you can start doing some things again, like gathering indoors w/ other fully vaccinated people. Still protect yourself & others in public places – wear a mask, stay at least 6ft apart, & avoid

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 26 2021 12:51:03

If you delayed your child’s medical checkups during the #COVID19 pandemic, call to schedule an appointment. At well-child visits, the doctor tracks your child’s growth & development, discusses health concerns, & identifies vaccinations they may need. https://t.co/N4EvHmcubn https://t.co/LQFpL44WXD

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 26 2021 12:21:06

The safest way to observe #Passover & protect yourself & others from #COVID19 is to celebrate with people you live with, with others virtually, or outside while wearing a mask and staying 6 ft apart. Enjoy your #Seder at home

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 26 2021 12:21:07

If you are fully vaccinated against #COVID19, you can safely gather for #Seder with other fully vaccinated people without wearing masks. Learn more about CDC’s new recommendations for fully vaccinated people: https://t.co/FJMon7WlFO          https://t.co/GXGYOCvUHT

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 26 2021 12:14:26

RT @CDCDirector: Proud CDC has partnered w/ US dialysis provider orgs to support rapid #COVID19 vaccination of most dialysis patients & healthcare personnel at dialysis centers. This is an important step to reaching the most medically & socially vulnerable communities.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 26 2021 11:10:02

A new @CDCMMWR finds that the percentage of adults reporting anxiety or depression increased during #COVID19. Those needing mental health care but not receiving it also went up. Learn more: https://t.co/9ATUPsrcoq https://t.co/y3BXdTMV1j

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 26 2021 11:11:52

CDC and other organizations have strategies to help cope with stress during #COVID19 and how to get help if you or someone you know are struggling to cope. Learn more: • https://t.co/oHo440OAkD • https://t.co/pOqt3oa3aw • https://t.co/tC5UJmiNC4 https://t.co/rD4yYFWnqi

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 26 2021 10:01:35

Testing for #COVID19 at home? Go to @CDCgov At-Home Testing web page for tips on performing the test and understanding your results. New visual aids can help you collect your specimen properly. Learn more: https://t.co/tKMAXiYcrn        https://t.co/Q5fzjaHcb7

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 25 2021 17:29:58

As of March 22, national forecasts predict 2,700–9,600 new #COVID19 deaths will be reported during the week ending April 17. That would bring the projected total number of U.S. deaths to 558,000–578,000. More: https://t.co/rcqjOX3Ypl           https://t.co/FJdnxI4a2O

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 24 2021 16:52:02

Rates of #COVID19 are increasing across the U.S. As of March 23, the 7-day average of new cases per day is 56,225. Help stop the spread of COVID-19. Wear a mask. Stay 6 feet apart. Avoid crowds. Get a vaccine

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 24 2021 16:26:33

RT @CDCgov: #VaxFact: You should still get a #COVID19 vaccine even if you’ve already had COVID-19. Experts don’t know how long you’re protected from COVID-19 after you recover. More vaccine facts: https://bit.ly/3hQ9yv9

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 24 2021 15:56:01

#VaxFact: You should still get a #COVID19 vaccine even if you’ve already had COVID-19. Experts don’t know how long you’re protected from COVID-19 after you recover. More vaccine facts: https://t.co/c3T9VAF5Ce         https://t.co/xFGU6l1CuV

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 24 2021 15:34:00

2021 National Teacher of the Year finalist Maureen Stover, a high school teacher from North Carolina, shares why she decided to receive her #COVID19 vaccine and encourages her peers to #SleeveUpforSchools, too. #SleeveUpforChildcare #SleeveUpforHeadStart https://t.co/ONJeGHqqwt

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 24 2021 15:30:18

If you have #COVID19, notify your close contacts – the people you were around in the 2 days before your symptoms started (or before your test, if you had no symptoms) until you started isolation. Learn more: https://t.co/tlqT39Nvdk     

COVID-19 Testing Changes

Health departments throughout South Health District will begin offering rapid COVID-19 testing as a clinical appointment.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 24 2021 14:38:03

🧪 COVID-19 Science Update: Read the latest #COVID19 research on physical distancing in schools, variant B.1.1.7, vaccine response in pregnant and breastfeeding women, and more. 👓 Read the full update: https://t.co/Jj9TSYSUiu         https://t.co/CHi7L86eJs

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 24 2021 14:38:31

RT @CDCgov: There are many variants of the virus that causes #COVID19, but there are 5 variants of concern that are being closely monitored. These variants spread more easily or have other attributes that might require public health actions. Learn

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 24 2021 14:19:04

Join the CDC #COVID19 Partner Update call Monday, March 29, at 3:00 pm EDT, for more information on understanding the impact of telehealth usage during the COVID-19 pandemic. Retweet and Register: https://t.co/jBkn0MEvDW #Telehealth #DigitalHealth https://t.co/2YlB56l0Ml

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 24 2021 13:02:02

There are many variants of the virus that causes #COVID19, but there are 5 variants of concern that are being closely monitored. These variants spread more easily or have other attributes that might require public health actions. Learn more: https://t.co/obKVQ4toQQ 

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 24 2021 11:10:02

A new @CDCMMWR shows how the impact of #COVID19 on communities of color changed during the pandemic. To improve health equity, #PublicHealth can work with communities with high rates of COVID-19 cases and tailor efforts to match their priorities. More:

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 24 2021 09:01:15

#Parents: If your child is sick, keep them home. If they get sick at child care, pick them up. Monitor their symptoms & notify the child care program if your child tests positive for #COVID19. More on slowing spread of

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 23 2021 17:30:22

Only use treatments for #COVID19 that have been prescribed by your healthcare provider. People have been seriously harmed or died after taking products not approved for COVID-19 treatment. Learn more: https://t.co/ffkCSdDPkV         https://t.co/r0wsUIlzuu

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 23 2021 17:01:03

New: CDC’s COVID Data Tracker now includes case and death trend data for different demographic groups. Follow the impact of #COVID19 by age, race and ethnicity, and sex since the pandemic began. See the data: https://t.co/nc66sGXNwn         https://t.co/zJ96wa3X5a

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 23 2021 16:26:43

RT @CDCgov: #VaxFact: #COVID19 vaccines help keep you from getting COVID-19. COVID-19 vaccination is an important tool to help us stop the pandemic and get back to the things we love. More key things to know about COVID-19 vaccines: https://bit.ly/3dILBpC

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 23 2021 16:11:02

#VaxFact: #COVID19 vaccines help keep you from getting COVID-19. COVID-19 vaccination is an important tool to help us stop the pandemic and get back to the things we love. More key things to know about COVID-19 vaccines: https://t.co/bKmffn4RYW     

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 23 2021 14:40:02

Help protect essential workers. CDC’s Essential Workers #COVID19 Vaccine Toolkit covers questions & benefits of COVID-19 vaccines for your team. Explore the toolkit: https://t.co/rkkGi9vW6n          https://t.co/D90gedaEM0

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 23 2021 14:28:19

RT @CDCgov: #DYK some people with disabilities may have a higher risk of #COVID19 illness? This includes people who live in group settings, people who have trouble practicing preventive measures, and people who need close contact with caregivers. Learn more:

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 23 2021 13:53:03

#DYK some people with disabilities may have a higher risk of #COVID19 illness? This includes people who live in group settings, people who have trouble practicing preventive measures, and people who need close contact with caregivers. Learn more: https://t.co/dmXLYJg7d4 https://t.co/rhYOI1oqAi

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 23 2021 12:54:04

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/9ZN2zZaLlL         https://t.co/jdetnMtcIE

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 23 2021 10:05:09

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 – March 22 2021 17:03:13

RT @CDCgov: In the coming weeks and months, #COVID19 vaccine supply will increase. As of March 22, more than 82.7 million people in the United States had received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine. Of those, more than 44.9

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

In the coming weeks and months, #COVID19 vaccine supply will increase. As of March 22, more than 82.7 million people in the United States had received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine. Of those, more than 44.9 million are

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 22 2021 16:24:27

RT @CDCgov: Use cleaners and disinfectants correctly to prevent the spread of #COVID19. Misusing disinfectants can lead to serious harm or even death. Never eat, drink, breathe, inject these products into your body, or apply them directly to your skin.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 22 2021 16:16:03

Use cleaners and disinfectants correctly to prevent the spread of #COVID19. Misusing disinfectants can lead to serious harm or even death. Never eat, drink, breathe, inject these products into your body, or apply them directly to your skin. Learn more:

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 22 2021 15:13:02

If you have #COVID19, notify your close contacts – the people you were around in the 2 days before your symptoms started (or before your test, if you had no symptoms) until you started isolation. Learn more: https://t.co/dL3DEBhBkp     

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 22 2021 14:10:59

RT @CDCgov: #Teachers & staff: Help K-12 schools operate safely by combining steps to limit spread of #COVID19. Have everyone wear a mask that covers the nose & mouth with no gaps. Keep at least 6ft (about 2 arm lengths)

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 22 2021 14:11:02

Use an @EPA-registered household disinfectant to help protect against #COVID19. Visit the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s website for a list of products that meet EPA’s criteria for use against the virus that causes COVID-19: https://t.co/WaIlSombuH         https://t.co/DvOCyAAMIh

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 22 2021 13:31:03

#Teachers & staff: Help K-12 schools operate safely by combining steps to limit spread of #COVID19. Have everyone wear a mask that covers the nose & mouth with no gaps. Keep at least 6ft (about 2 arm lengths) from other

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 22 2021 13:31:04

Based on the latest science around #COVID19, keeping at least 3 feet between students in classrooms – in combination with other steps like cohorting and correct and consistent mask use – could be an option for schools providing in-person instruction.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 22 2021 11:48:08

Join today’s CDC #COVID19 Partner Update call at 3:00 pm EDT. Title: When You’ve Been Fully Vaccinated: Interim Public Health Recommendations. Retweet and Register: https://t.co/Eb6oJo1Ehb       https://t.co/7PXRiehorB

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 22 2021 10:59:02

#AntibioticResistance is still a significant public health threat in the United States. Remember: #antibiotics do not work on viral infections, including #COVID19. Do you need that antibiotic? https://t.co/Zq0HmVtZ4h https://t.co/70BKXrfw37

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 21 2021 17:00:21

Make a plan to get a #COVID19 vaccine when it becomes available to you. ✔ Visit your health department’s website for information on COVID-19 vaccination. ✔ Learn what to expect at your vaccine appointment. ✔ Know what to expect after

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 21 2021 15:30:00

CDC is teaming up with @nflalumnihealth to protect against #COVID19. NFL Alumni Health member & former linebacker Harry Carson knows it’s an all-teams effort! Vaccination, wearing a mask, & staying 6 feet from others can get us all back in

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 21 2021 14:17:01

A close contact is anyone who has been within 6 feet (about 2 arm lengths) of someone with #COVID19 for a total of 15 minutes or more over a 24-hour period. Learn more about contact tracing: https://t.co/NSgd1EYdKr https://t.co/77MdtUyTqW

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 21 2021 12:01:05

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 – March 20 2021 17:29:01

🌼 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

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 20 2021 16:13:00

DYK? Viruses constantly change through mutation. CDC Disease Detective Lieutenant Joshua Wong of the U.S. Public Health Service explains with the @AmoebaSisters #COVID19 variants and how they spread. Learn more about COVID-19 variants: https://t.co/5vCR4rpSLQ       https://t.co/3viUvT4b21

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 20 2021 16:00:31

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 – March 20 2021 14:14:02

Only use treatments for #COVID19 that have been prescribed by your healthcare provider. People have been seriously harmed or died after taking products not approved for COVID-19 treatment. Learn more: https://t.co/vqxrQrXHSi       https://t.co/YzohA1Fi1y

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 20 2021 11:45:02

Germs that cause foodborne illness grow best at room temperature. Prepare, refrigerate, or freeze meat, poultry, and seafood within 2 hours of purchasing, or 1 hour when above 90°F outside. Learn more about #FoodSafety and #COVID19: https://t.co/yxevI1SDMV https://t.co/iCAkJfXOiw

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 20 2021 11:00:37

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 – March 19 2021 19:41:42

RT @CDCDirector: .@POTUS Biden and @VP Harris, your leadership on the #COVID19 response has instilled confidence and reinvigorated our agency! Thank you for visiting CDC today to discuss our continued work together and how science and health equity are paramount

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 19 2021 17:10:03

When you’re fully vaccinated for #COVID19, you can start doing some things again, like gathering indoors w/ other fully vaccinated people. Still protect yourself & others in public places – wear a mask, stay at least 6ft apart, & avoid

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 19 2021 17:00:01

This month marks one year of COVID-NET, CDC’s surveillance network for #COVID19 hospitalizations. This network includes more than 250 hospitals in 14 states and covers around 10% of the U.S. population. Learn more: https://t.co/tvtxDbHxAZ         https://t.co/GU6qnnF8Gm

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

Within COVID-NET sites, more than 1 of every 100 people aged 65+ were hospitalized with #COVID19 in the past year. Learn more important info on COVID-19 hospitalizations, including by age group, race/ethnicity, sex, and underlying health conditions: https://t.co/qpYN3dSJL8 https://t.co/CD2vXyxzke

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 19 2021 16:31:02

Join CDC’s #COVID19 Partner Update call Monday, March 22, at 3:00 pm EDT. Title: When You’ve Been Fully Vaccinated: Interim Public Health Recommendations. Retweet and Register: https://t.co/Eb6oJo1Ehb         https://t.co/tIBSi0WKUF

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

Teachers, school staff, & childcare workers are eligible to get vaccines to help protect them against #COVID19. CDC’s new toolkit for educational leaders includes resources, ideas, & materials to help communicate to staff the benefits of vaccination. More: https://t.co/QAfUfc77Da https://t.co/0ezDDsATJc

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 19 2021 15:00:55

If you get a #COVID19 vaccine, wait at least 14 days before getting any other vaccine, including those for flu or shingles. If you get another vaccine first, wait at least 14 days before getting your COVID-19 vaccine. Learn more:

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 19 2021 13:45:06

A new @CDCMMWR finds K-12 schools using multiple prevention strategies can limit spread of #COVID19. Of 102 contacts tested after exposures to students & faculty with COVID-19, two got positive results likely due to in-person school spread. More: https://t.co/eLyBxnJvJx   

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 19 2021 13:15:06

A new @CDCMMWR finds low transmission of #COVID19 in Utah elementary schools when students & staff wore masks and followed other prevention measures, even when students were spaced a median of 3 feet apart and in communities with high levels

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 19 2021 13:11:48

RT @CDCgov: CDC has updated strategies to help schools operate safely and slow the spread of #COVID19 to protect students, teachers, & staff. Learn more about updated strategies here: https://bit.ly/378slgR

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 19 2021 12:45:11

CDC has updated strategies to help schools operate safely and slow the spread of #COVID19 to protect students, teachers, & staff. Learn more about updated strategies here: https://t.co/jLenNxjipU         https://t.co/QINenAQ1az

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 19 2021 12:15:04

A new @CDCMMWR suggests K-12 schools can reopen without leading to rapid spread of #COVID19. An investigation of COVID-19 in Florida K-12 schools found that fewer than 1% of registered students had school-related COVID-19. Learn more: https://t.co/XcGFLVUEND       

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 19 2021 12:15:05

Reducing community spread, wearing masks, maintaining distance, and increasing ventilation in rooms are essential to reduce the spread of #COVID19 in schools. Learn more: https://t.co/XcGFLVUEND https://t.co/UCrodwPMCv

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 19 2021 12:05:08

Testing individuals without known #COVID19 exposure or symptoms (screening testing) is an important part of preventing the spread of COVID-19. Learn more: https://t.co/nAw3li27gV       https://t.co/VYOt1fkNWi

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

If you are looking for the latest information about performing #COVID19 testing, opt in to receive updates from the CDC Laboratory Outreach Communication System (LOCS): https://t.co/xmEyck4GJJ https://t.co/cenbgwdbnT

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 18 2021 17:30:13

If someone with #COVID19 symptoms drove or rode in your vehicle, wait as long as possible (at least a few hours) to clean and disinfect. Improve air flow by opening the windows and doors. Wear a mask to reduce your

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 18 2021 17:26:11

As of March 15, national forecasts predict 3,200–10,100 new #COVID19 deaths will be reported during the week ending April 10. That would bring the projected total number of U.S. deaths to 554,000–574,000. More: https://t.co/rcqjOX3Ypl         https://t.co/5vxVRFYvDd

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 18 2021 15:20:19

.@CDCMMWR finds a #COVID19 outbreak among a high school football team was likely caused by infrequent mask use, inadequate physical distancing & ventilation, and insufficient cleaning & disinfecting. It led to 2,000+ lost days of in-person learning. More: https://t.co/jM4qFFU7YP https://t.co/Rvq11DdGfp

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 18 2021 14:15:04

A new @CDCMMWR finds children attending school entirely or partly online during #COVID19, as well as their parents, may be at increased risk for mental and physical health problems. Both may need extra support to reduce the pandemic’s impact. Learn

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 18 2021 13:10:03

New @CDCMMWR finds a New Jersey school with students living both on and off campus reduced #COVID19 spread on campus using strategies like frequent testing, contact tracing, mask wearing, & requiring students, staff & faculty to stay 6 ft apart.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 18 2021 13:01:36

Testing for #COVID19 at home? Go to @CDCgov At-Home Testing web page for tips on performing the test and understanding your results. New visual aids can help you collect your specimen properly. Learn more: https://t.co/tKMAXiYcrn https://t.co/iOPIeFHJ2m

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 18 2021 12:13:56

RT @CDCgov: #COVID19 vaccines are safe and effective. More than 73 million people have already received COVID-19 vaccines, which are under the most intense safety monitoring in U.S. history. Get vaccinated when a COVID-19 vaccine is available to you. Learn

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 18 2021 12:07:05

#COVID19 vaccines are safe and effective. More than 73 million people have already received COVID-19 vaccines, which are under the most intense safety monitoring in U.S. history. Get vaccinated when a COVID-19 vaccine is available to you. Learn more: https://t.co/YXbQZjDAWY 

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 18 2021 11:01:06

School and childcare staff can #SleeveUp at state and local #COVID19 vaccination sites and at more than 9,000 pharmacies nationwide. Find participating pharmacies in your state: https://t.co/9fBFLJimFt #SleeveUpForSchools #SleeveUpForChildcare https://t.co/RTWrsjUha6

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 18 2021 10:23:55

RT @DrNancyM_CDC: Educators now have wider access to #COVID19 vaccines. CDC’s new toolkit for school settings and childcare programs provides vaccine information to help educational leaders communicate with staff about the benefits of vaccination. Learn more: https://cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/toolkits/schools-childcare.html

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 18 2021 08:56:41

RT @CDCgov: Rates of #COVID19 are decreasing, but they remain high across the United States. Nearly half of U.S. states and territories report high levels of COVID-19. Do your part to slow the spread. Wear a mask. Stay 6 feet

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 17 2021 17:01:06

Rates of #COVID19 are decreasing, but they remain high across the United States. Nearly half of U.S. states and territories report high levels of COVID-19. Do your part to slow the spread. 😷 Wear a mask. ↔️ Stay 6 feet

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 17 2021 17:00:35

RT @CDCgov: 🧪 COVID-19 Science Update: Read the latest #COVID19 research on oxygen levels during mask use, vaccine side effects, the spread of variants in France, and more. Read the full update: http://bit.ly/3cyz4CX

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 17 2021 17:00:46

If you are getting a 2-dose #COVID19 vaccine, plan to get your second shot as close as possible to the recommendations—3 weeks for Pfizer-BioNTech and 1 month for Moderna. Learn more: https://t.co/TRFO1nQSWg https://t.co/FplotTj1Xc

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 17 2021 16:00:38

🧪 COVID-19 Science Update: Read the latest #COVID19 research on oxygen levels during mask use, vaccine side effects, the spread of variants in France, and more. 👓 Read the full update: https://t.co/2ZYK3gofMa        https://t.co/z42iOmWff6

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 17 2021 14:41:03

RT @CDCgov: As you get older, your risk for severe illness or death from #COVID19 increases. Severe illness means that someone with COVID-19 may require hospitalization, intensive care, or a ventilator to help them breathe. Learn more: https://bit.ly/2wEyT8h

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 17 2021 14:36:02

As you get older, your risk for severe illness or death from #COVID19 increases. Severe illness means that someone with COVID-19 may require hospitalization, intensive care, or a ventilator to help them breathe. Learn more: https://t.co/Moe2Sgc35H         https://t.co/jtMgzkNtLD

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 17 2021 14:00:27

Testing individuals without known #COVID19 exposure or symptoms (screening testing) is an important part of preventing the spread of COVID-19. Learn more: https://t.co/zs0hHqZvTf           https://t.co/NfkOaDAqHd

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 17 2021 12:15:04

When you’re fully vaccinated for #COVID19, you can start doing some things again, like gathering indoors w/ other fully vaccinated people. Still protect yourself & others in public places – wear a mask, stay at least 6ft apart, & avoid

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 17 2021 12:01:38

Make a plan to get a #COVID19 vaccine when it becomes available to you. ✔ Visit your health department’s website for information on COVID-19 vaccination. ✔ Learn what to expect at your vaccine appointment. ✔ Know what to expect after

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 17 2021 11:15:03

New @CDCMMWR finds lower #COVID19 vaccination rates in counties with higher percentages of residents who are from racial/ethnic minority groups, have lower socioeconomic status (especially low education), or live in crowded housing or congregate settings. https://t.co/rbsZbm3tv2 https://t.co/H3okPjW56G

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 17 2021 09:58:27

RT @CDCgov: Prevent getting or spreading #COVID19 by celebrating #StPatricksDay outdoors, virtually, or with people who live with you. Avoid crowds. Instead, decorate your home or have an outdoor celebration at least 6 ft apart from others. More: https://bit.ly/3n6X3x4

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 16 2021 17:00:25

#DYK? As of March 12, more than 100 million #COVID19 vaccine doses have been administered across the United States, with over 64% of people 65 or older receiving at least 1 dose. Track vaccination progress, including by vaccine type: https://t.co/eobuc15rT9 

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

#COVID19 control and economic recovery require detailed guidance for cities and communities. Read #PublicHealthReports commentary offering strategies to address this national problem at the local level. https://t.co/5HiUHeRdCQ         https://t.co/zE7jBtr4Xy

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 16 2021 15:37:03

If someone with #COVID19 symptoms drove or rode in your vehicle, wait as long as possible (at least a few hours) to clean and disinfect. Improve air flow by opening the windows and doors. Wear a mask to reduce your

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 16 2021 14:48:46

RT @CDCgov: Have you gotten a #COVID19 vaccine? Register for v-safe, and let CDC know how you’re feeling through personalized health check-ins. Help CDC keep vaccines safe. Learn more and register here: https://bit.ly/3gNkdpZ

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 16 2021 14:30:00

Have you gotten a #COVID19 vaccine? Register for v-safe, and let CDC know how you’re feeling through personalized health check-ins. Help CDC keep vaccines safe. Learn more and register here: https://t.co/S4ZmF2foa9 https://t.co/h0NPXMOtaL

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 16 2021 13:28:04

Prevent getting or spreading #COVID19 by celebrating #StPatricksDay outdoors, virtually, or with people who live with you. Avoid crowds. Instead, decorate your home or have an outdoor celebration at least 6 ft apart from others. More: https://t.co/PamSx6NqyB       

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 16 2021 12:55:05

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 – March 16 2021 12:10:08

Testing for #COVID19 at home? 🏠 Go to CDC’s At-Home Testing web page for tips on performing the test and understanding your results. New visual aids can help you collect your specimen properly. Learn more: https://t.co/74wbZNgt8J https://t.co/bBELkcaTz5

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 16 2021 10:00:33

New @CDCMMWR looking at first two months of #COVID19 vaccination shows most people got both doses of the 2-dose COVID-19 vaccine. Among people who received a 1st dose, 88% got a 2nd dose, 9% were awaiting a 2nd dose, and

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 16 2021 09:01:04

#Parents: If your child is sick, keep them home. If they get sick at child care, pick them up. Monitor their symptoms & notify the child care program if your child tests positive for #COVID19. More on slowing spread of

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 15 2021 19:42:35

RT @CDCgov: New @CDCMMWR looking at first two months of #COVID19 vaccination shows that most people got both doses of the 2-dose COVID-19 vaccine. Among people who received a 1st dose, 88% got a 2nd one, 9% could still get

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 15 2021 17:20:44

RT @CDCgov: #COVID19 vaccines help keep you from getting sick with COVID-19. As of March 15, more than 71 million people in the United States had received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine. Of those, more than 38 million

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 15 2021 17:00:36

#COVID19 vaccines help keep you from getting sick with COVID-19. As of March 15, more than 71 million people in the United States had received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine. Of those, more than 38 million are fully

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 15 2021 16:24:05

RT @CDCgov: Along w/ wearing masks & staying at least 6 ft apart, increased ventilation can help reduce spread of #COVID19 in child care programs. Open windows, use portable air cleaners, improve filtration, & hold activities outdoors when possible Learn

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 15 2021 16:01:03

Along w/ wearing masks & staying at least 6 ft apart, increased ventilation can help reduce spread of #COVID19 in child care programs. Open windows, use portable air cleaners, improve filtration, & hold activities outdoors when possible Learn more: https://t.co/EuSX3miaad

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 15 2021 15:13:02

If you are getting a 2-dose #COVID19 vaccine, plan to get your second shot as close as possible to the recommendations—3 weeks for Pfizer-BioNTech and 1 month for Moderna. Learn more: https://t.co/K0fxmQefqT         https://t.co/m1DTmHsn4k

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 15 2021 14:40:02

Healthcare providers: Unnecessary antibiotic use in response to #COVID19 could lead to further spread of #AntibioticResistance in your healthcare setting & community. Only use antibiotics for bacterial infections: https://t.co/WStbUfwWxM    https://t.co/5W0x3vaLzH

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 15 2021 14:01:03

Make a plan to get a #COVID19 vaccine when it becomes available to you. ✔️ Visit your health department’s website for information on COVID-19 vaccination. ✔️ Learn what to expect at your vaccine appointment. ✔️ Know what to expect after

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 15 2021 13:46:56

RT @PHEgov: 🆕Current & retired traditional & non-traditional healthcare professionals can become part of the #COVID19 vaccination workforce! Find out about new liability protections & how to register to be a part of your state’s #COVID19 vaccination efforts. http://PHE.gov/COVIDvaccinatoaccinators

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 15 2021 12:54:30

RT @PHEgov: As millions more #COVID19 vaccines are being manufactured & distributed throughout the US, @POTUS & @HHSgov are paving a pathway to expand the number of qualified health professionals & students eligible to administer the COVID-19 vaccine. Learn more:

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 15 2021 12:10:13

New @CDCMMWR finds Pfizer-BioNTech #COVID19 vaccine was 63% effective at preventing infection for partially vaccinated residents of 2 skilled nursing facilities experiencing outbreaks. For best protection, get all recommended doses of a COVID-19 vaccine. https://t.co/3Zpkr5kF5K https://t.co/G3TPuWZdi1

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 15 2021 11:10:14

New @CDCMMWR looking at first two months of #COVID19 vaccination shows that most people got both doses of the 2-dose COVID-19 vaccine. Among people who received a 1st dose, 88% got a 2nd one, 9% could still get one, and

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 14 2021 14:00:36

DYK: 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

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 14 2021 09:41:51

RT @CDCgov: 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

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 13 2021 17:20:03

#WearAMask with 2 or more layers of fabric over your nose and mouth to help slow the spread of #COVID19. Make sure it fits snugly against the sides of your face. Fold gaiters to create 2 layers & take steps

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 13 2021 16:20:02

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

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 13 2021 15:00:37

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. To learn more, visit: https://t.co/TRZRzx3cym https://t.co/xaDwJ8v5NE

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 12 2021 17:00:35

Ordering takeout or delivery is the safest way to support restaurants & protect yourself & others from #COVID19. If you dine in, check if outdoor seating is available. Avoid enclosed tents. #WearAMask unless eating & stay at least 6ft from

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 12 2021 16:39:47

CDC data show #COVID19 illness, hospitalization, & death differ by race & ethnicity. Racial & ethnic minority groups are at increased risk of severe COVID-19-related illness & death. Read more about the unequal toll of the pandemic & other key

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 12 2021 16:15:03

Looking for up-to-date information about how #COVID19 could affect pregnancy and care for infants? CDC’s COVID-19 toolkit for pregnant people and new parents includes PSAs, clinical guidance, and other resources here: https://t.co/yeFhV3Ep2O       https://t.co/f55Ye5kXI2

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

Viruses constantly change through mutation, & new variants of a virus are expected to occur over time, especially when the virus is spreading widely. Here’s what we know and what we don’t know about variants of the virus that causes

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 12 2021 13:52:02

Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) is a rare but serious condition associated with #COVID19. As of March 1, more than 2,500 cases & 33 deaths have been reported. The best way to prevent MIS-C is to #StopTheSpread of COVID-19.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 12 2021 12:53:05

#Parents: If your child is sick, keep them home. If they get sick at child care, pick them up. Monitor their symptoms & notify the child care program if your child tests positive for #COVID19. More on slowing spread of

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 12 2021 12:35:04

#StayInformed of #COVID19 data using @CDCgov’s COVID Data Tracker. The new Healthcare Systems tabs offer the latest on COVID-19 hospital admissions, trends in hospitalizations over time, and how COVID-19 has affected nursing home residents and staff. More: https://t.co/yjLtpTs05J https://t.co/jtKAVYGmf7

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 12 2021 12:30:08

Child care providers: Help protect children, their families, & staff from #COVID19. Promote mask use, keep children and staff in groups, encourage handwashing and cleaning, & maintain healthy facilities. Have a plan if someone gets sick. More: https://t.co/XMtXRizJar     

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 11 2021 16:35:19

As of March 8, national forecasts predict that 4,000–11,700 new #COVID19 deaths will be reported during the week ending April 3, bringing the projected total number of deaths to 547,000–571,000. More: https://t.co/rcqjOX3Ypl          https://t.co/qf30wBfFdM

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 11 2021 16:27:15

RT @CDCgov: If you get a #COVID19 vaccine, wait at least 14 days before getting any other vaccine, including those for flu or shingles. If you get another vaccine first, wait at least 14 days before getting your COVID-19 vaccine.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 11 2021 16:00:24

If you get a #COVID19 vaccine, wait at least 14 days before getting any other vaccine, including those for flu or shingles. If you get another vaccine first, wait at least 14 days before getting your COVID-19 vaccine. Learn more:

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 11 2021 15:33:52

RT @CDCgov: Wondering why wearing masks, staying 6 feet from others, and vaccines all help stop the spread of #COVID19? Hear from the @AmoebaSisters about how these prevention strategies help fight #COVID19. https://bit.ly/3bGvO6p

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 11 2021 15:22:00

Wondering why wearing masks, staying 6 feet from others, and vaccines all help stop the spread of #COVID19? Hear from the @AmoebaSisters about how these prevention strategies help fight #COVID19. https://t.co/DmfPOAPMjW       https://t.co/BsNkeCmMk9

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 11 2021 15:10:04

DYK: 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

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 11 2021 13:57:00

It has been a year since #COVID19 changed our lives. This time has been tough for us in many ways. Did you know that practicing gratitude can help us cope and build resilience? Find more ideas to deal with COVID-19

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 11 2021 13:45:59

RT @CDCgov: #HCPs: Attend today’s COCA Call on The Role of Telehealth in Expanding Access to Healthcare During the #COVID19 Pandemic: Considerations for Vaccine Uptake and Monitoring for Adverse Events, at 2pm ET. Learn more: https://bit.ly/3ernsUL

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 11 2021 13:09:46

New @CDCMMWR report finds fatal opioid overdoses in Cook County, IL increased during Illinois’ 11-week #COVID19 stay-at-home order last spring. Findings show why ensuring access to treatment is important during the pandemic. More: https://t.co/V5unNC6T3e        https://t.co/dPc2HTRo3o

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 11 2021 12:34:03

RT @CDCgov: Teachers, school staff, & childcare workers can #SleeveUp for #COVID19 shots at 9,000+ pharmacy locations. Learn how to schedule an appointment: https://go.usa.gov/xsmzG    #SleeveUpforSchools #SleeveUpforChildcare

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 11 2021 11:57:02

#HCPs: Attend today’s COCA Call on The Role of Telehealth in Expanding Access to Healthcare During the #COVID19 Pandemic: Considerations for Vaccine Uptake and Monitoring for Adverse Events, at 2pm ET. Learn more: https://t.co/l6Zbs6VsFm        https://t.co/fPIMAqyHKZ

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 11 2021 11:40:05

Essential workers: Getting vaccinated is the best way to protect yourself and others against #COVID19. Contact your local health department for more information on COVID-19 vaccination. Learn more: https://t.co/iv2G5dEZJ1 https://t.co/ZTOtxFKuNT

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 11 2021 11:34:06

Teachers, school staff, & childcare workers can #SleeveUp for #COVID19 shots at 9,000+ pharmacy locations. Learn how to schedule an appointment: https://t.co/9fBFLJimFt #SleeveUpforSchools #SleeveUpforChildcare  https://t.co/LPpbYFzzfP

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 11 2021 10:59:53

RT @CDCDirector: In one year, we have lost over 520,000 Americans to #COVID19 – our loved ones, friends & neighbors. We grieve these losses and now must intensify our efforts, so they were not in vain. https://bit.ly/30z3kIk

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 11 2021 10:18:43

RT @CDCgov: #COVID19 cases remain high across the US. As of March 9, 28,992,598 total cases were reported. The 7-day moving average of new cases is 55,557, a 12.2% decrease from the previous week. Slow the spread. Wear a mask.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 10 2021 17:13:01

#COVID19 cases remain high across the US. As of March 9, 28,992,598 total cases were reported. The 7-day moving average of new cases is 55,557, a 12.2% decrease from the previous week. Slow the spread. Wear a mask. Stay 6

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 10 2021 17:10:03

Clean fruits and vegetables at home by gently rinsing them under cold, running water. Don’t use soap, bleach, sanitizer, alcohol, or any other disinfectant, even if you don’t eat the rind or peel. For more #FoodSafety and #COVID19 info: https://t.co/d2Re5Z4nv8 

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 10 2021 15:43:02

#HCPs: Attend the next COCA Call, Thursday, March 11, at 2pm ET. Topic is The Role of Telehealth in Expanding Access to Healthcare During the #COVID19 Pandemic: Considerations for Vaccine Uptake and Monitoring for Adverse Events. More: https://t.co/l6Zbs6VsFm     

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 10 2021 15:05:05

New & updated #COVID19 videos are now available in American Sign Language (#ASL) on @CDCgov’s YouTube channel. The videos cover topics like masks, hand washing, planning outings and visits, and back to school planning. Watch the videos here: https://t.co/KQxyyW0P1b https://t.co/5rBw5Uhdev

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 10 2021 14:37:03

UPDATE: 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. To learn more, visit: https://t.co/FJMon7WlFO https://t.co/hYkm1HTix0

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 10 2021 13:52:29

RT @CDCgov: Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen #COVID19 Vaccine is the third vaccine authorized for use in the United States. This 1-dose vaccine is recommended for people 18 and older. Learn more about the J&J/Janssen vaccine: https://bit.ly/38el5k7.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 10 2021 13:38:02

Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen #COVID19 Vaccine is the third vaccine authorized for use in the United States. This 1-dose vaccine is recommended for people 18 and older. Learn more about the J&J/Janssen vaccine: https://t.co/OGUfEg9949 https://t.co/VgtXGWKuWf

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 10 2021 13:00:32

Salt, pepper, vinegar, lemon juice, or lime juice have not been shown to be effective at removing germs from produce. The safest way to clean your fruits and vegetables is to rinse them under cold, running water. Learn more about

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 10 2021 12:31:07

🧪 COVID-19 Science Update: Read the latest #COVID19 research on common pregnancy outcomes, vaccine effectiveness against hospitalizations, emerging variants in New York, and more. 👓 Read the full update: https://t.co/mtWNILFV0x    https://t.co/3pzE66WDkQ

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 10 2021 12:01:45

V-safe—a smartphone-based tool that monitors vaccine safety—is now available in Spanish, Vietnamese, Korean, and simplified Chinese. Tell @CDCgov how you feel after #COVID19 vaccination by completing short surveys. Learn more & register: https://t.co/30jUfUTuJe https://t.co/dbCsVndCvR

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 09 2021 17:40:02

Stay on top of #COVID19 data using CDC’s COVID Data Tracker. The new Healthcare Systems tabs offer the latest on COVID-19 hospital admissions, trends in hospitalizations over time, and how COVID-19 has affected nursing home residents and staff. More: https://t.co/PRMvVqfEfq

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 09 2021 17:05:04

It’s natural to feel stress, grief, & worry during #COVID19. If you are struggling to cope, there are ways to get help. Call your healthcare provider if stress gets in the way of your daily activities for several days in

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 09 2021 15:59:03

DYK: 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

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 09 2021 14:55:03

#HCPs: CDC issued interim recommendations for the use of the Janssen #COVID19 Vaccine (Johnson & Johnson) in the U.S. for people 18 and older. Read these considerations and those for other COVID-19 vaccines: https://t.co/6s3xXEtim4          https://t.co/JjgyArubtO

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 09 2021 14:21:02

Remember: Antibiotics do not work on viral infections, like #COVID19, colds, or flu. Antibiotics can save lives when used appropriately, but any time antibiotics are used, they can cause side effects and lead to #AntibioticResistance. Learn more: https://t.co/AyvMA6PvJT https://t.co/WBRQlkAHtz

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 09 2021 13:41:00

CDC Disease Detective Lieutenant Joshua Wong of the U.S. Public Health Service and the @AmoebaSisters discuss how #COVID19 mRNA vaccines work. Learn how the mRNA vaccines create proteins and trigger an immune response to help protect you from COVID-19: https://t.co/IQhSCgODJa 

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 09 2021 12:55:07

#HCPs: CDC Vaccine Schedules app is now available w/ 2021 schedules & footnotes. This free tool provides current versions of imz recs & catch-up schedules for children, adolescents, & adults. #COVID19 vaccine info is currently not available on the app.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 09 2021 12:26:02

Essential workers: Getting vaccinated is the best way to protect yourself and others against #COVID19. Contact your local health department for more information on COVID-19 vaccination. Learn more: https://t.co/XENpLAYItv https://t.co/8Rs1LNry0G

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 09 2021 11:50:06

Nearly 100 pet dogs and cats have gotten #COVID19 in the United States, mostly after close contact with a person with COVID-19. Protect your pets by avoiding contact with them when you are sick. Learn more: https://t.co/gKEDafSBUZ       

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 09 2021 11:04:33

RT @CDCgov: #HCPs: Attend today’s COCA Call at 2 pm ET on What Every Clinician Should Know about #COVID19 Vaccine Safety and Effectiveness and How to Address Patient Questions and Concerns. More: https://bit.ly/38D1Ukv

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 09 2021 11:00:31

#HCPs: Attend today’s COCA Call at 2 pm ET on What Every Clinician Should Know about #COVID19 Vaccine Safety and Effectiveness and How to Address Patient Questions and Concerns. More: https://t.co/dp75iCAH5h https://t.co/xFcJ0D0vQk

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 08 2021 18:36:01

#HCPs: Attend the next #CDC COCA Call on Tuesday, March 9, at 2 pm ET – What Every Clinician Should Know about #COVID19 Vaccine Safety and Effectiveness and How to Address Patient Questions and Concerns. More: https://t.co/dp75iCAH5h       

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 08 2021 17:15:05

V-safe—a smartphone-based tool that monitors vaccine safety—is now available in Spanish, Vietnamese, Korean, and simplified Chinese. Tell CDC how you feel after #COVID19 vaccination by completing short surveys. Learn more & register: https://t.co/S4ZmF2foa9        https://t.co/XZ07h0Js3S

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 08 2021 16:37:02

Increased ventilation, along with masking and staying 6ft apart, can help reduce the likelihood of spreading #COVID19 and protect schools and child care programs. Learn more: https://t.co/EuSX3miaad   https://t.co/t9btpwZIyT

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 08 2021 16:33:17

RT @CDCgov: #COVID19 vaccines are an important tool for stopping the pandemic. As of March 8, more than 60 million people in the US had received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine. Of those, more than 31 million had

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 08 2021 16:15:04

#COVID19 vaccines are an important tool for stopping the pandemic. As of March 8, more than 60 million people in the US had received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine. Of those, more than 31 million had received two

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 08 2021 13:17:03

Clean fruits and vegetables at home by gently rinsing them under cold, running water. Don’t use soap, bleach, sanitizer, alcohol, or any other disinfectant, even if you don’t eat the rind or peel. For more #FoodSafety and #COVID19 info: https://t.co/yxevI1SDMV

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 08 2021 12:31:04

Join today’s CDC #COVID19 Partner Update Call at 3:00 pm EST. Title: Expanding the COVID-19 Vaccination Toolbox: An Update on Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen Vaccine EUA and New Federal Vaccination Programs. Retweet and Register: https://t.co/iw1thUfLoC #COVIDVaccine https://t.co/hATZ56Wp0J

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 08 2021 11:30:21

#COVID19 vaccines are effective at protecting you from getting sick. Based on what we know, people who have been fully vaccinated can start to do some things that they had stopped doing because of the pandemic. To learn more, visit:

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 08 2021 11:07:41

People with obesity or overweight can take steps to protect against #COVID19: Wear a well-fitting mask, avoid crowds and poorly ventilated spaces, stay 6 feet apart from others, and get a vaccine when it’s available to you. More: https://t.co/9j3fChWjcv   

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 08 2021 11:07:40

New: The risk of severe #COVID19 illness rises sharply with elevated body mass index, especially for people younger than 65, a new @CDCMMWR finds. Learn more: https://t.co/4Tem67E5Z3       https://t.co/gY8KPqZFY1

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 08 2021 08:41:53

RT @CDCgov: Jessica Prince-Guerra used her lab expertise to evaluate a new antigen test for #COVID19 by testing 3,400 people in Tucson, AZ. She enjoyed the opportunity to work in the community & interact with the people she is helping.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 07 2021 13:15:08

Jessica Prince-Guerra used her lab expertise to evaluate a new antigen test for #COVID19 by testing 3,400 people in Tucson, AZ. She enjoyed the opportunity to work in the community & interact with the people she is helping. Read more:

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 07 2021 12:04:01

Nearly 100 pet dogs and cats have gotten #COVID19 in the United States, mostly after close contact with a person with COVID-19. Protect your pets by avoiding contact with them when you are sick. Learn more: https://t.co/Sfd0iKT2uq       

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 07 2021 11:00:31

Everyone reacts differently to stressful situations like #COVID19. You may feel anxious, angry, sad, or overwhelmed. If you or a loved one feels overwhelmed, get support 24/7 by calling or texting 1-800-985-5990. Learn more: https://t.co/3Pya8LAbqo  #SelfCareSunday  https://t.co/sbbIKdHdCB

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 05 2021 16:35:43

RT @CDCgov: No safety concerns have been found during early #COVID19 vaccine safety monitoring, except rare reports of anaphylaxis. CDC has provided recommendations to vaccination providers on preparing for the possibility. Get a vaccine when it’s available to you. https://bit.ly/3pE2Go7

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 05 2021 15:35:03

No safety concerns have been found during early #COVID19 vaccine safety monitoring, except rare reports of anaphylaxis. CDC has provided recommendations to vaccination providers on preparing for the possibility. Get a vaccine when it’s available to you. https://t.co/YXbQZjDAWY https://t.co/yN7ZYOyB5A

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 05 2021 15:01:01

Healthcare workers should get vaccinated for #COVID19 as soon as they can because they’re more likely to be exposed & can spread the virus to others. Providers, support staff, & others who work in a variety of settings should get

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 05 2021 14:27:13

RT @CDCgov: Do your part to slow the spread of #COVID19: Wear a mask with multiple layers that fits snugly against your face. Stay at least 6 ft apart. Avoid crowds & poorly ventilated spaces. Wash hands often. Get a

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 05 2021 13:15:00

Do your part to slow the spread of #COVID19: 😷Wear a mask with multiple layers that fits snugly against your face. ↔Stay at least 6 ft apart. 🚫Avoid crowds & poorly ventilated spaces. 🖐Wash hands often. 🩹Get a vaccine when

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 05 2021 12:10:36

Scientists continue to monitor #COVID19 vaccines for safety even after you receive yours. CDC and @US_FDA use both v-safe and VAERS to watch for any COVID-19 vaccine safety concerns. Learn more: https://t.co/lohw1h0pKE          https://t.co/AokdaUWG6J

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 05 2021 12:10:38

V-safe is a smartphone-based tool that lets people tell CDC how they feel after #COVID19 vaccination. V-safe also reminds people to get their second dose of vaccine, if needed. Learn more: https://t.co/S4ZmF2foa9 https://t.co/3jV32rfity

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 05 2021 11:11:42

A new @CDCMMWR finds that state-issued mask requirements are associated with the slowing of #COVID19 cases and deaths. Wearing a well-fitting mask consistently and correctly is one of the best ways we can protect ourselves and each other. Learn more:

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 05 2021 10:01:17

#LongTermCare facility healthcare staff: Your decision to get vaccinated against #COVID19 is a powerful way to protect yourself and your patients. Keep making a difference by getting vaccinated with confidence. Learn more: https://t.co/ALAyJnC5WU         https://t.co/mkLvBnqN59

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 04 2021 17:15:24

As of March 1, national forecasts predict that 4,400–12,900 new #COVID19 deaths will be reported during the week ending March 27, bringing the projected total number of deaths to 540,000–564,000. More: https://t.co/rcqjOX3Ypl         https://t.co/EPoWsZBpKa

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 04 2021 17:15:25

As of March 1, national forecasts predict that 166,000–563,000 new #COVID19 cases will likely be reported during the week ending March 27. More: https://t.co/7AP4I3S9PU         https://t.co/lHYqJCN95c

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 04 2021 17:15:27

CDC has helped collect and evaluate #COVID19 forecasts from teams around the world over the last 10 months. Ensemble forecasts have consistently been the most accurate. Read more about the advantages of the CDC ensemble forecasts: https://t.co/HM6L4WmWx3       https://t.co/xMrTBzgAKY

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 04 2021 16:15:20

Join the CDC #COVID19 Partner Update Call Monday, March 8, at 3:00 pm EST. Title: Expanding the COVID-19 Vaccination Toolbox: An Update on Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen Vaccine EUA and New Federal Vaccination Programs. Retweet and Register: https://t.co/iw1thUfLoC #COVIDVaccine https://t.co/xT92kPYKB8

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 04 2021 15:40:04

#COVID19 has highlighted preexisting health disparities, including food insecurity, in people who are deaf and hard-of-hearing. Read #PublicHealthReports study of factors associated with food worry in this group. https://t.co/kQaqyBsdSj          https://t.co/qVvWMnFuAw

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 04 2021 15:10:00

NFL Alumni Health President Bart Oates tells us why getting a #COVID19 vaccine is a win-win for fans and players! CDC is teaming up with @nflalumnihealth to help get all of us back in the game. Learn more: https://t.co/IqFmwywrlr   

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 04 2021 14:11:03

New in @CDCMMWR: Proper resources and infection control measures can keep infection rates low among healthcare personnel, as shown in a new study of military personnel caring for #COVID19 patients in a field hospital. Learn more: https://t.co/Pm6N8ZbjQa       

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 04 2021 14:05:21

RT @CDCgov: New evidence shows why some variants of the virus that causes #COVID19 replicate more quickly & have increased transmission compared to others. Examples of these variants include B.1.1.7, first identified in the U.K. More: https://go.nature.com/3bMw59g

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 04 2021 12:05:06

New evidence shows why some variants of the virus that causes #COVID19 replicate more quickly & have increased transmission compared to others. Examples of these variants include B.1.1.7, first identified in the U.K. More: https://t.co/9UVrO5WrGq         https://t.co/p0YZCO1eaT

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 04 2021 10:29:31

RT @CDCgov: Cases of #COVID19 are on the rise. As of March 1, the 7-day moving average of new cases is 66,010, a 3.5% increase from the previous week. Now is not the time to relax prevention measures. Wear a

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 04 2021 10:05:07

DYK? If you provide care for a person with a disability, you might be able to get a #COVID19 vaccine when they do, depending on your state’s plan. Contact your health department to find out if you can get a

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 04 2021 09:48:11

RT @CDCgov: #HCPs: Talk to your patients about #COVID19 vaccines. Your strong recommendation is important, and your patients trust you as a source of vaccine information. Follow these tips for having effective conversations about vaccines: https://bit.ly/3maSUXA

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 03 2021 17:20:03

Getting a #COVID19 vaccine is important for adults with certain health conditions because they may get very sick from COVID-19. Vaccines for COVID-19 are recommended for people who haven’t had a bad reaction to any ingredients in the vaccine. Learn

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

Cases of #COVID19 are on the rise. As of March 1, the 7-day moving average of new cases is 66,010, a 3.5% increase from the previous week. Now is not the time to relax prevention measures. Wear a well-fitting mask.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 03 2021 16:06:00

#HCPs: Talk to your patients about #COVID19 vaccines. Your strong recommendation is important, and your patients trust you as a source of vaccine information. Follow these tips for having effective conversations about vaccines: https://t.co/SsJdQrytcz        https://t.co/U1DR8Dtfyz

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 03 2021 15:25:04

🧪 COVID-19 Science Update: Read the latest #COVID19 research on racial and ethnic disparities in vaccine clinical trials, deaths among nursing home residents, and more. 👓 Read the full update: https://t.co/1KNYqITYPA      https://t.co/sFc2QBgSP5

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 03 2021 13:10:06

Increased ventilation, along with wearing masks & staying at least 6ft from others, is important on buses & vans servicing schools & child care programs to reduce the spread of #COVID19. Open vehicle windows, if safe, to increase ventilation. More:

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 03 2021 12:15:08

New @CDCMMWR describes how a U.S. traveler exposed to a UK relative with #COVID19 returned home to Texas before being confirmed as infected with a new variant. The finding shows how new variants might be spread through travel. More: https://t.co/7SUjKWdIV7 

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 02 2021 17:20:03

After you get a #COVID19 vaccine, enroll in v-safe to tell @CDCgov how you feel through personalized health check-ins. V-safe will remind you to get a second vaccine dose. Participating in v-safe helps keep COVID-19 vaccines safe. More: https://t.co/30jUfUTuJe https://t.co/2vOuiEM6U2

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 02 2021 17:00:11

RT @CDCgov: #DYK? As of March 1, 2021, 15.3% of the U.S. population had received at least one dose of #COVID19 vaccine. Track vaccination progress at the national and state or territorial level on CDC’s COVID Data Tracker: http://bit.ly/CDTvaxUS

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 02 2021 16:54:02

#LongTermCare facility healthcare staff: Your decision to get vaccinated against #COVID19 is a powerful way to protect yourself and your patients. Keep making a difference by getting vaccinated with confidence. Learn more: https://t.co/JTzCbcVRZ8         https://t.co/iKNaqXlSu1

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 02 2021 15:43:02

#DYK? As of March 1, 2021, 15.3% of the U.S. population had received at least one dose of #COVID19 vaccine. Track vaccination progress at the national and state or territorial level on CDC’s COVID Data Tracker: https://t.co/84oerWgCSR       

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 02 2021 14:25:02

Want to contribute to #PublicHealth? Anonymously and securely report how you are feeling each week to @OutbreaksNearMe and help track #COVID19 and #flu in your area. Visit https://t.co/2Z0HHb9IJV https://t.co/3vHwkg1jfs

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 02 2021 13:07:04

New @CDCMMWR outlines interim recommendations from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices for the Janssen #COVID19 vaccine in people 18 & older. Getting a COVID-19 vaccine when it’s available is critical to controlling the pandemic. https://t.co/21OHEe8sB5   https://t.co/jq5b8ZDc1J

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 02 2021 12:37:49

RT @CDCgov: DYK? If you provide care for a person with a disability, you might be able to get a #COVID19 vaccine when they do, depending on your state’s plan. Contact your health department to find out if you can

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 02 2021 12:15:06

DYK? If you provide care for a person with a disability, you might be able to get a #COVID19 vaccine when they do, depending on your state’s plan. Contact your health department to find out if you can get a

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 01 2021 17:16:21

RT @CDCgov: #COVID19 vaccines keep you from getting sick from COVID-19. As of March 1, more than 50 million people in the US had received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine. Of those, more than 25 million had received both

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 01 2021 16:30:05

#COVID19 vaccines keep you from getting sick from COVID-19. As of March 1, more than 50 million people in the US had received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine. Of those, more than 25 million had received both doses &

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 01 2021 14:53:02

Along with wearing masks & staying 6 ft apart, increased ventilation can help reduce spread of #COVID19 in schools. Open windows, use portable air cleaners, & improve building-wide filtration to increase ventilation when possible. Learn more: https://t.co/EuSX3miaad       https://t.co/oJdTSxuuEQ

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 01 2021 13:48:02

If you are a crew member onboard a ship, you may need to get tested for COVID-19 even if you don’t have any symptoms. Learn more about #COVID19 testing with CDC’s new crew member resources: https://t.co/araVtHKdAP       https://t.co/wdKVRcXEPg

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 01 2021 12:09:03

Join today’s CDC #COVID19 Partner Update Call at 3:00 pm EST. Title: Progress Around Smokefree Policies During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Retweet and Register: https://t.co/KVYfeR3AdI #SmokeFree #Health https://t.co/Ic879MT6Bg

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – March 01 2021 08:43:46

RT @CDCgov: Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommends third authorized #COVID19 vaccine for use in the U.S., & CDC has adopted the recommendation. CDC recommends vaccines are offered first to people ACIP identified as a priority population. More: https://bit.ly/3b2FcUs

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 28 2021 18:11:27

Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommends third authorized #COVID19 vaccine for use in the U.S., & CDC has adopted the recommendation. CDC recommends vaccines are offered first to people ACIP identified as a priority population. More: https://t.co/VZ4QhWJ2my https://t.co/bjr7aL5VIn

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 28 2021 17:10:02

Healthcare workers should get vaccinated for #COVID19 as soon as they can because they’re more likely to be exposed and can spread the virus to others. Providers, support staff, and others who work in a variety of settings should get

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 28 2021 11:20:03

Whether you’re a first responder or a family caregiver, taking care of yourself can better equip you to take care of others. Learn to cope with stress during #COVID19 and become even more resilient: https://t.co/wXnutfd7UA    #PrepYourHealth #SelfCareSunday https://t.co/jtQbsn71P9

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 27 2021 20:17:10

RT @DrNancyM_CDC: Today @US_FDA granted emergency use authorization of Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen #COVID19 vaccine. Tomorrow, Feb 28, 11 am ET, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (#ACIP) will meet to discuss & then vote on whether to recommend. Join

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 27 2021 15:50:03

Enjoy #exercise? You are less likely to be exposed to #COVID19 doing outdoor activities, like taking a run or walk outside, hiking a local trail, attending an outdoor yoga class, or working in the garden. More tips: https://t.co/RmJDEgcuOa     

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 27 2021 13:52:02

Remember: When using household cleaners and disinfectants, always read product labels, wear protective gear, and do not mix chemicals. Learn how to clean and disinfect your home safely and effectively: https://t.co/Bg19KW9ztT #CleanYourHomeSafely #CDC #COVID19 #StaySafe  https://t.co/vPyzlwbkDC

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 26 2021 17:05:03

Data continue to show that rates of #COVID19-associated hospitalizations are falling after a peak in early January. While rates are going down, they’re still too high. Help slow the spread: 😷 Wear a mask. ↔ Stay 6 feet apart. 🚫

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 26 2021 16:50:02

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 @HHSGov Community-Based Testing Sites webpage: https://t.co/MQO2r46KpK   

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 26 2021 16:19:02

On Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) meets to vote on the use of Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen #COVID19 vaccine if @US_FDA grants authorization. Find more information, including webcast, here: https://t.co/xDfwZcQcWy https://t.co/WNmE97W2Mi

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 26 2021 14:40:01

Safety in schools depends on safer communities. #COVID19 prevention strategies like wearing masks, staying at least 6 ft apart, and increasing testing and vaccinations can help us get there. All this and more in the COVID Data Tracker Weekly Review:

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 26 2021 14:40:02

Data show that testing volume for #COVID19 is down, but vaccinations are going up across the U.S. As of February 25, 2021, over 46 million people had received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine. Learn more: https://t.co/Y4zOGzEBxs

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 26 2021 13:56:41

RT @CDCDirector: Public education is a critical component of our response to the #COVID19 pandemic. It is a shared effort to empower people to protect themselves, especially those in disproportionally burdened populations.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 26 2021 13:11:04

While Dr. Scott Santibañez was deployed to the Hoopa Valley Tribe in CA, he had to shift focus from limiting the spread of #COVID19 to preparing for possible wildfire evacuations in the middle of a pandemic. Read more about his

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 26 2021 12:20:04

#DYK? COVID-19 and flu can both cause fever and cough, but shortness of breath is more common with #COVID19 than flu. Use this chart to learn more about the similarities and differences of COVID-19 and flu. Learn more: https://t.co/2TcrURMh3T   

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 26 2021 12:00:17

RT @CDCDirector: Honored to join everyone working on the #COVID19 vaccine effort at #COVIDVaccineForum this week. Together, we all learned how important trusted voices are in building vaccine confidence and addressing misinformation.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 26 2021 10:33:03

Between June-September 2020, counties in states with longer statewide closures and mask mandates were less likely to experience rapid increases in new #COVID19 cases upon reopening, especially in nonmetropolitan counties. See @AnnalsOfEpi: https://t.co/jdeMBqAMs2 https://t.co/VTvaKaMd4p

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 26 2021 09:07:27

A new @CDCMMWR from Israel shows preliminary evidence of the effectiveness of vaccination in preventing severe cases of #COVID19. Vaccination among people who are eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine can potentially reduce severe disease from COVID-19. https://t.co/CaUAXRVaS4     

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 25 2021 18:21:10

As of February 22, national forecasts predict that 4,300–12,600 new #COVID19 deaths will be reported during the week ending March 20, bringing the projected total deaths to 526,000–548,000. More: https://t.co/Ft6cgmaMPX      https://t.co/WwGz9RKiCC

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 25 2021 18:21:12

CDC has facilitated the collection and evaluation of #COVID19 forecasts from teams around the world over the last 10 months. Ensemble forecasts have consistently been the most accurate. Read more about the advantages of the CDC ensemble forecasts: https://t.co/EVAcg0ETRP https://t.co/FBllmXMBVO

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 25 2021 17:20:02

#DYK? Vaccination is a safe way to help prevent #COVID19 and is an important tool to help stop the pandemic. Vaccines are tested and evaluated in clinical trials, with safety as a top priority. Learn more: https://t.co/dtZHgQYUgN       

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 25 2021 16:36:02

Join the CDC #COVID19 Partner Update call Monday, March 1, at 3:00 pm EST. Title: Progress Around Smokefree Policies During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Retweet and Register: https://t.co/KVYfeR3AdI #SmokeFree #health #COVID19 https://t.co/YtFqRPYv4h

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 25 2021 16:32:35

RT @CDCgov: 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

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 25 2021 15:23:03

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 – February 25 2021 13:15:07

Many people with disabilities have conditions like diabetes, cancer, heart disease, or obesity that increase their risk of getting very sick from #COVID19. Talk to your doctor about your health conditions and about getting a COVID-19 vaccine. More: https://t.co/L8uGNMbD67 https://t.co/lciLC6wYRa

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 25 2021 13:09:59

New @CDCMMWR finds some skilled nursing facility residents tested positive for #COVID19 in two separate outbreaks, suggesting the possibility that they were reinfected. Wearing a mask, staying 6 ft from others, & avoiding crowds can help prevent COVID-19: https://t.co/mKCH1MYZkQ https://t.co/Yl88APp30K

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 25 2021 12:32:00

Expecting a visitor or repairperson? Good ventilation, along w/ other preventive actions, can help keep you from getting & spreading #COVID19. Keep exhaust fans on one hour after visitors leave to help remove virus particles that might be in the

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 25 2021 12:30:48

RT @CDCgov: Jessie, 100 years young, rolled her #SleeveUp for a #COVID19 vaccine. Jessie’s mother volunteered during the 1918 flu pandemic, and Jessie wanted to do her part to help end COVID-19. You can, too. Get vaccinated when it’s available

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 25 2021 11:40:02

Jessie, 100 years young, rolled her #SleeveUp for a #COVID19 vaccine. Jessie’s mother volunteered during the 1918 flu pandemic, and Jessie wanted to do her part to help end COVID-19. You can, too. Get vaccinated when it’s available to you.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 25 2021 10:01:00

RT @CDCMMWR: CDC MMWR finds 21 #COVID19 cases in 2 Hawaii gyms linked to a fitness instructor who taught classes a few days before showing symptoms. Wearing a well-fitting mask & staying 6 ft apart, even during high-intensity exercise, is

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 24 2021 14:30:07

🧪 COVID-19 Science Update: Check out the latest #COVID19 research on the detection of variants in wastewater, the impact of vaccine misinformation, and more. 👓 Read the full update: https://t.co/9TqQfMHatM      https://t.co/miPaj14DVn

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 24 2021 12:37:28

.@CDCMMWR finds 21 #COVID19 cases in 2 Hawaii gyms linked to a fitness instructor who taught classes a few days before showing symptoms. Wearing a well-fitting mask & staying 6 ft apart, even during high-intensity exercise, is important to slow

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 24 2021 12:30:09

@CDCMMWR finds 21 #COVID19 cases in 2 Hawaii gyms linked to a fitness instructor who taught classes a few days before showing symptoms. Wearing a well-fitting mask & staying 6 ft apart, even during high-intensity exercise, is important to slow

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 24 2021 11:30:12

New @CDCMMWR details a #COVID19 outbreak among attendees of classes at a Chicago gym where many attendees participated in classes while ill or unknowingly infectious and didn’t wear masks consistently during exercise. More: https://t.co/7tRZuqh2Nc          https://t.co/9S7perrqCp

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 24 2021 11:05:07

New & updated #COVID19 videos are now available in American Sign Language (#ASL) on @CDCgov’s YouTube channel. The videos cover topics like masks, hand washing, planning outings and visits, and back to school planning. Watch the videos here: https://t.co/KQxyyW0P1b https://t.co/OIntthDK4T

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 23 2021 17:20:03

Everyone reacts differently to stressful situations like #COVID19. You may feel anxious, angry, sad, or overwhelmed. If you or a loved one feels overwhelmed, get support 24/7 by calling or texting 1-800-985-5990. Learn more: https://t.co/3Pya8LAbqo         https://t.co/IggBqjPtfM

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 23 2021 17:04:15

RT @CDCgov: It’s important to understand how #COVID19 is impacting your county. “Your Community” on CDC’s COVID Data Tracker allows you to explore your county’s data, including cases, deaths, testing, and hospitalizations. Learn more: https://bit.ly/3khUNSN

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 23 2021 16:52:02

Counties in states with statewide mask mandates were 43% less likely to have rapid increases in #COVID19 cases during the summer of 2020. Nonmetropolitan counties were 67% less likely. For more information see @AnnalsOfEpi: https://t.co/jdeMBqAMs2        https://t.co/HXpzStmQ9a

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 23 2021 16:33:01

Community orgs: You play an important role in teaching your community about #COVID19 vaccines. CDC’s new toolkit has the tools you need to educate community members about COVID-19 vaccines and address their questions and concerns. See it here: https://t.co/2rF0CHZcR6   

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 23 2021 15:40:02

Many people with disabilities have conditions like diabetes, cancer, heart disease, or obesity that increase their risk of getting very sick from #COVID19. Talk to your doctor about your health conditions and about getting a COVID-19 vaccine. More: https://t.co/dmXLYJxIBE https://t.co/pILw2DZE6Y

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 23 2021 13:54:00

It’s important to understand how #COVID19 is impacting your county. “Your Community” on CDC’s COVID Data Tracker allows you to explore your county’s data, including cases, deaths, testing, and hospitalizations. Learn more: https://t.co/GoKaF9h6E8          https://t.co/iwKddQshXI

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 23 2021 10:00:01

Join @WHCOVIDResponse, Vaccinations Coordinator @bchoucair46 at the #COVIDVaccineForum at 11 AM EST today to get a summary of the current national #COVID19 vaccination and related data and an overview of federal data sources and tools: https://t.co/fUdqLmUpEZ      https://t.co/zWY1GkuX0h

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 23 2021 08:32:02

RT @CDCgov: #COVID19 vaccines are a safer way to build protection. As of February 22, more than 44 million people had received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine. Of those, over 19 million people had received both doses & are

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 22 2021 17:31:11

#COVID19 vaccines are a safer way to build protection. As of February 22, more than 44 million people had received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine. Of those, over 19 million people had received both doses & are fully vaccinated.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 22 2021 16:53:40

RT @CDCgov: #DYK? COVID-19 and flu can both cause fever and cough, but shortness of breath is more common with #COVID19 than flu. Use this chart to learn more about the similarities and differences of COVID-19 and flu. Learn more:

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 22 2021 14:33:03

New & updated #COVID19 videos are now available in American Sign Language (#ASL) on CDC’s YouTube channel. The videos cover topics like masks, hand washing, planning outings and visits, and back to school planning. Watch the videos here: https://t.co/ToKRSVyLHJ https://t.co/IVvVksYqlf

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 22 2021 13:48:46

RT @CDCgov: Join today’s CDC #COVID19 Partner Update Call at 3:30 pm ET via Zoom. Title: Operational Strategy for K-12 Schools through Phased Mitigation. Retweet and Register: https://bit.ly/3u3IQEO   #school #health #COVID19

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 22 2021 13:40:04

#DYK? COVID-19 and flu can both cause fever and cough, but shortness of breath is more common with #COVID19 than flu. Use this chart to learn more about the similarities and differences of COVID-19 and flu. Learn more: https://t.co/7JvVEcIerm   

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 22 2021 13:25:02

#DYK? Symptoms of #COVID19 may overlap with symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning, including headache, dizziness, weakness, nausea, vomiting, chest pain, and confusion. If you have these symptoms, act quickly and call your doctor. Learn more: https://t.co/Mvxj61WMrP https://t.co/OUsZKocWOG

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 22 2021 13:00:29

“[We are] working with national, state and local leaders to prioritize equity, accessibility, and coordination in the distribution of vaccines.” – @DrRichBesser @RWJF at the #COVIDVaccineForum #COVID19 #MedTwitter https://t.co/4jRw2Ro5wu

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 22 2021 12:13:07

Join today’s CDC #COVID19 Partner Update Call at 3:30 pm ET via Zoom. Title: Operational Strategy for K-12 Schools through Phased Mitigation. Retweet and Register: https://t.co/TUcuyTKIWn #school #health #COVID19 https://t.co/eQiSWErs4t

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 22 2021 11:18:09

A new @CDCMMWR looks at #COVID19 in Georgia elementary schools. The study highlights that preventing infections in educators is an important part of stopping the spread of COVID-19 in schools. Learn more: https://t.co/UcpGxv5GYz        https://t.co/2nA4YChmNO

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 22 2021 10:00:02

RT @CDCgov: Are you involved in #COVID19 vaccination efforts in your community? Join the #COVIDVaccineForum today at 10 AM EST to hear from federal experts like @CDCDirector, Joshua Peck, Diana Espinosa, @FEMA_Fenton & more: http://cdc.gov/covidvaccineforum

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 22 2021 09:00:01

Are you involved in #COVID19 vaccination efforts in your community? Join the #COVIDVaccineForum today at 10 AM EST to hear from federal experts like @CDCDirector, Joshua Peck, Diana Espinosa, @FEMA_Fenton & more: https://t.co/fUdqLmCONr       https://t.co/Pd59261TM5

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 21 2021 16:00:23

You’re not alone. It’s natural to feel stress, anxiety, sadness, and grief during #COVID19. You can cope by taking breaks, exercising regularly, getting plenty of sleep, and connecting with others. More tips for coping with stress: https://t.co/wXnutfd7UA   #SelfCareSunday   https://t.co/NOMS1sU1Wa

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 21 2021 13:00:35

#DYK? You need two #COVID19 mRNA vaccine doses to get the most protection from COVID-19. The timing of your second dose will depend on which vaccine you get. Need help scheduling the second dose? Contact the location that set up

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 21 2021 12:51:02

Everyone reacts differently to stressful situations like #COVID19. You may feel anxious, angry, sad, or overwhelmed. If you or a loved one feels overwhelmed, get support 24/7 by calling or texting 1-800-985-5990. Learn more: https://t.co/Ip0GAhiP7q       https://t.co/MTN56Z2QFm

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 20 2021 14:56:01

New Parents: Are you looking for information about how to protect your new baby from getting #COVID19? Check out CDC’s toolkit to learn more about taking care of your baby in the hospital and at home: https://t.co/yeFhV3Ep2O       

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 19 2021 17:00:29

Preliminary data show that rates of #COVID19 associated hospitalizations continue to decline after peaking in early January. This decline is promising, but we should all do our part to slow the spread: Wear a mask. Stay 6 feet apart. Avoid

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 19 2021 17:00:33

Ordering takeout or delivery is the safest way to support restaurants & protect yourself & others from #COVID19. If you dine in, check if outdoor seating is available. Avoid enclosed tents. #WearAMask unless eating & stay at least 6ft from

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 19 2021 16:30:11

Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) is a rare but serious condition associated with #COVID19. 2,000+ cases have been reported to CDC. Almost 70% of MIS-C cases in the US occurred in Hispanic or non-Hispanic black children. Learn more: https://t.co/xe0rTWN1fu

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 19 2021 15:45:06

Officials are concerned about 3 #COVID19 variants detected in the U.S. The B.1.1.7 variant (first identified in UK) is currently the most common, with 1,523 cases detected in 41 states and D.C. Stop new variants by preventing the spread of

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 19 2021 14:39:02

Getting a #COVID19 vaccine is important for adults with certain health conditions because they may get very sick from COVID-19. Vaccines for COVID-19 are recommended for people who haven’t had a bad reaction to any ingredients in the vaccine. Learn

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 19 2021 13:14:07

Health equity is a top priority for CDC’s work. Join us at the #COVIDVaccineForum to learn how you can make #equity a priority in your work fighting #COVID19 through vaccination: https://t.co/RgDisEvL9r https://t.co/fFQ1linSfC

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 19 2021 12:07:20

Curious about self-reported #flu or #COVID19 symptoms around you? @OutbreaksNearMe helps track illnesses in your area. Access a map that tracks anonymously reported symptoms & add to the secure data by reporting how you’re feeling: https://t.co/2Z0HHb9IJV https://t.co/LnKrfS4vCU

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

Data from first month of #COVID19 vaccine safety monitoring are reassuring about safety of the vaccines. Most reports of adverse events were non-serious. Common symptoms reported after vaccination included pain, fatigue, headache, & muscle pain/body ache. https://t.co/TIk6vi1BtG https://t.co/YiIC3GDcEb

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 19 2021 10:05:06

Experiencing #COVID19 data overload? @CDCgov’s COVID Data Tracker Weekly Review helps you #StayInformed on the pandemic with weekly visualizations, analysis & interpretations of key data & trends. Read more: https://t.co/J3eJDPA57p. Subscribe: https://t.co/GkNwN1rzhT https://t.co/kuxmAKBK8Q

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 18 2021 17:49:22

As of February 15, national forecasts predict that 8,400–18,500 new #COVID19 deaths and 530,000–559,000 total deaths will be reported during the week ending March 13. More: https://t.co/Ft6cgmaMPX https://t.co/f5WwKZdFvw

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 18 2021 16:15:04

#DYK? You need two #COVID19 mRNA vaccine doses to get the most protection from COVID-19. Time of your second dose will depend on which vaccine you got. Need help scheduling the second dose? Contact the location that set up your

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 18 2021 15:45:08

COVID-19 vaccine communicators: Experts will share information on the importance of tailoring #COVID19 vaccine communications to your community’s needs at the National #COVIDVaccineForum: https://t.co/PNQdynwaTR         https://t.co/zKehDnXoyj

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 18 2021 15:07:02

Providing health services through #telehealth is critical to ensure access to care while limiting exposure to #COVID19. A new @CDCMMWR report discusses trends in use of telehealth at health centers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more: https://t.co/ZYSLs8dMtw       https://t.co/08gXCAIq8t

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 18 2021 15:05:05

#HCPs: Your patients trust your #COVID19 vaccine recommendation. Have conversations with them about COVID-19 vaccines. Follow these tips for effective vaccine conversations: https://t.co/GcJ1vV1VpX https://t.co/wvDxdEbjXV

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 18 2021 14:07:02

A new @CDCMMWR found employers can help protect workers against #COVID19 by requiring and providing masks and other forms of protective equipment. Read more: https://t.co/KevtaMUfNP       https://t.co/q4seLk5ziR

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 18 2021 13:07:28

.@CDCMMWR shows weekly routine vaccination rates among Medicare beneficiaries declined by up to 89% in 2020 compared with 2019. Older adults need to be reassured that #vaccines are safe and important to protect their health during #COVID19. Learn more: https://t.co/OBeZHkY0ND.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 18 2021 12:15:03

Through the National SARS-CoV-2 Strain Surveillance program, state health departments and other public health agencies regularly send samples to CDC for sequencing and other studies to learn more about virus variants that are present in the US. #COVID19 https://t.co/D9A8cyYFFg

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 18 2021 11:01:06

#COVID19 vaccines currently used in the U.S. were shown in clinical trials to be 95% effective at preventing COVID-19 disease. CDC is evaluating how COVID-19 vaccines work in real-world conditions. Learn more: https://t.co/mcYekFn2OH. https://t.co/5DGNykVOcq

COVID Vaccine Dashboard

Check out the new COVID vaccine dashboard published by GA DPH. You can read the full post by clicking on the link below.

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

It’s natural to feel stress, grief, & worry during #COVID19. If you are struggling to cope, there are ways to get help. Call your healthcare provider if stress gets in the way of your daily activities for several days in

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 17 2021 17:00:01

As of February 15, the 7-day average of new #COVID19 cases is 86,129, a 21.6% decrease from the previous week’s 7-day average, but cases remain high. Practice healthy habits: 😷 Wear a mask. ↔️ Stay 6 feet apart. 🚫 Avoid

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 17 2021 14:15:04

Experiencing #COVID19 data overload? CDC’s new COVID Data Tracker Weekly Review helps you stay up-to-date on the pandemic with weekly visualizations, analysis & interpretations of key data & trends. Read the 1st edition: https://t.co/F4bAyObDp1 Subscribe: https://t.co/m5w5IKMJIv https://t.co/KKNqWaCXS3

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 17 2021 13:45:03

Are you working to administer #COVID19 vaccine safely, quickly, and equitably to as many people as possible in your community? Experts speaking at the #COVIDVaccineForum will share promising practices: https://t.co/LHW3txEmLK. https://t.co/1ucBK6EWvB

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 17 2021 12:12:14

New @CDCMMWR looks at Minnesotans infected with a new variant of the virus that causes #COVID19 first detected in the U.K. in late 2020. Taking prevention steps is important as new variants emerge, including postponing travel & wearing well-fitting masks.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 17 2021 11:10:12

New @CDCMMWR shows a new, quick-spreading form of #COVID19 first found in South Africa in late 2020 might have become the dominant variant in Zambia. Read more: https://t.co/kDCuh1grmE. @PATHtweets https://t.co/IYiedLAwYH

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 16 2021 17:00:24

#COVID19 vaccines protect you from getting sick with COVID-19. As of February 16, more than 39 million people had received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine. Of those, over 15 million people had received both doses & are fully vaccinated.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 16 2021 15:41:01

#HCPs: Your patients trust your #COVID19 vaccine recommendation. Have conversations with them about COVID-19 vaccines. Follow these tips for effective vaccine conversations: https://t.co/SsJdQrgSl1. https://t.co/xYhu0zAEuI

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 16 2021 13:27:03

Join the CDC #COVID19 Partner Update Call Monday, February 22, at 3:30 pm ET via Zoom. Title: Operational Strategy for K-12 Schools through Phased Mitigation. Retweet and Register: https://t.co/TUcuyTKIWn. #school #health #COVID19 https://t.co/xXa1BFtDw1

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 16 2021 13:00:33

Faith Leaders can learn more about the most effective strategies for building trust around #COVID19 vaccination from experts across many fields at the #COVIDVaccineForum. https://t.co/E0IfAMFMpT https://t.co/R6ZQb60uk7

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 16 2021 12:30:15

A CDC study in @JAMApsych looked at emergency department visits during the #COVID19 pandemic. Findings showed ED visits declined overall, but visit rates for mental health, suicide attempts, drug overdoses, and some forms of violence went up. Read more: https://t.co/kGj2YFET0T.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 15 2021 13:40:02

It’s natural to feel stress, grief, & worry during #COVID19. If you are struggling to cope, there are ways to get help. Call your healthcare provider if stress gets in the way of your daily activities for several days in

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 15 2021 13:10:06

You’re not alone. It’s natural to feel stress, anxiety, sadness, and grief during #COVID19. You can cope by taking breaks, exercising regularly, getting plenty of sleep, and connecting with others. More tips for coping with stress: https://t.co/wXnutfd7UA. https://t.co/EmhCJvybJe

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 15 2021 12:09:06

Protect yourself & others from #COVID19 this #MardiGras. Celebrate at home with the people you live with or virtually with friends. If you go out, #WearAMask, stay 6 feet from others, and avoid crowds & poorly ventilated spaces. More: https://t.co/PamSx6NqyB.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 15 2021 11:33:02

Several animals in zoos have tested positive for #COVID19, including gorillas at a CA zoo. Infected people can spread the virus to certain animals during close contact, but the risk of animals spreading it to people is low. Learn more:

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 14 2021 11:50:03

Whether you’re a first responder or a family caregiver, taking care of yourself can better equip you to take care of others. Learn to cope with stress during #COVID19 and become even more resilient: https://t.co/wXnutfd7UA. #PrepYourHealth #SelfCareSunday https://t.co/cJQpi3asLV

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 13 2021 17:30:04

Wearing a mask that fits snugly against the sides of your face provides more protection against #COVID19. Choose a cloth mask with multiple layers of tightly woven, breathable fabric. Nose wires may also improve mask fit. Learn more: https://t.co/rjQXPVTs5O. https://t.co/0iaeqbnORY

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 13 2021 15:20:03

DYK? You can test for #COVID19 at home. Talk to your healthcare provider to see if an at-home test or collection kit might work for you. Learn more about at-home tests: https://t.co/IY2nJ8bnp5. https://t.co/hQJYBFdFFj

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 13 2021 14:00:19

Protect yourself and others you love this #ValentinesDay: 😷Wear a mask ↔Stay at least 6 ft apart 🚫Avoid crowds & poorly ventilated spaces 🖐Wash hands often 🩹Get a vaccine when it’s available to you Do them all for best protection

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 13 2021 10:10:06

#COVID19 & flu are both contagious respiratory illnesses that can have similar symptoms, but they are caused by different viruses. Use this chart to learn some of the similarities and differences. For more info on COVID-19 & flu, visit: https://t.co/2TcrURMh3T.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 12 2021 16:34:48

As of February 8, national forecasts predict that 10,300–20,400 new #COVID19 deaths and 515,000–540,000 total deaths will be reported during the week ending March 6. More: https://t.co/Ft6cgmaMPX. https://t.co/bDUoGssEab

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 12 2021 15:54:30

New: Vaccine numbers are up, #COVID19 cases, hospitalizations & deaths are down. The number of daily cases remain higher than the first 2 peaks of the pandemic. We are making progress. Don’t let your guard (and masks) down. See more:

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 12 2021 15:05:08

In lab tests with dummies, exposure to potentially infectious aerosols decreased by about 95% when they both wore tightly fitted masks, a new @CDCMMWR finds. #WearAMask that fits tightly to your face to stop the spread of #COVID19. More: https://t.co/12XFWqLyUt.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 12 2021 14:15:07

DYK? Researchers have studied mRNA vaccines for decades. #COVID19 vaccines were developed & manufactured quickly but are held to the same high safety standards for all vaccines. COVID-19 vaccines are a safe way to protect against COVID-19 illness. More: https://t.co/IQhSCgx2kA.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 12 2021 13:05:00

Getting a #COVID19 vaccine will help protect you from getting sick with COVID-19. Some people may have mild side effects after vaccination, which are normal signs that your body is building protection against the disease. Learn more: https://t.co/Sygs9UZVVy. https://t.co/PdnIDFM5fu

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 12 2021 11:01:31

Scarves, ski masks, and balaclavas are not substitutes for masks. Wear your winter face covering over your mask to protect yourself and others from #COVID19. Learn more about masks: https://t.co/easmKh2UTu https://t.co/PJmH65B0FR

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 12 2021 10:16:17

Thank you for helping spread the word, @GalGadot! We can all be heroes & slow the spread of #COVID19: • #WearAMask • Stay 6 feet apart • Avoid crowds and poorly ventilated spaces • Wash your hands often Learn more

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 11 2021 16:50:03

#COVID19 vaccine supply is currently limited. Each state has its own plan for deciding who will be vaccinated first. Contact your state health department or check its website for more information on vaccine distribution in your area. More: https://t.co/S9z95SvKBT https://t.co/VTlfdhlj9t

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 11 2021 15:23:04

During times of extreme stress like the #COVID19 pandemic, people may have thoughts of suicide. Suicide is preventable, and help is available. More about signs to watch for and how to respond if you notice these signs in yourself, a

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 11 2021 14:50:04

Healthcare Professionals & Organizations can learn more about promising practices & building trust around #COVID19 vaccination from experts across many fields at the National #COVIDVaccineForum Feb 22-24. https://t.co/E0IfAMFMpT        https://t.co/g6oGcR3bza

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 11 2021 13:09:11

This week’s @CDCMMWR #COVID19 Stats shows the different settings in which students reported masks being worn “all the time” at school. Wearing masks consistently and correctly is key to slowing the spread of COVID-19. More: https://t.co/Uv7zzRYEjf         https://t.co/hA3IlwwRS4

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 11 2021 13:05:15

#DYK? As of February 8, more than 42 million #COVID19 vaccine doses have been administered across the United States as part of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout. Follow daily trends in the number of vaccines administered: https://t.co/Yvhh7DydlB        https://t.co/odLlCgWOgD

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 11 2021 08:52:17

RT @CDCgov: #DYK? When you get a #COVID19 vaccine, you will get a record card & a fact sheet with info about the vaccine. Check your health dept. website to see who is currently recommended to get vaccinated in your

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 10 2021 17:00:23

Rates of #COVID19 cases remain high. In the last 7 days, the United States has averaged more than 107,000 new cases of COVID-19 each day. Slow the spread: 😷 Wear a mask. ↔️ Stay 6 feet apart. 🚫 Avoid crowds.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 10 2021 16:10:04

Providers: Your decision to get a #COVID19 vaccine is a powerful way to help reduce suffering and improve health. You are an agent for change, and you make a difference in your patients’ lives. #SleeveUp & lead the way for

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 10 2021 15:40:03

DYK? @CDCgov’s home for #COVID19 data, the COVID Data Tracker, has a new homepage with updated tools & features to make it easier to find information to protect yourself & loved ones. Data are updated daily & new features are

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 10 2021 15:39:02

🧪 COVID-19 Science Update: Read the latest #COVID19 research on strategies to slow the spread in classroom settings, vaccine recommendations, and more. 👓 Read the full update: https://t.co/IHUwRLJF0o. https://t.co/xyIcw1wP0m

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 10 2021 15:00:26

Scarves, ski masks, and balaclavas are not substitutes for masks. Wear your winter face covering over your mask to protect yourself and others from #COVID19. Learn more about masks: https://t.co/iOQv5OMdKA https://t.co/2dYHJ41CcG

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 10 2021 13:20:00

Be a Hero. Do your part to slow the spread of #COVID19: • #WearAMask • Stay 6 feet apart • Avoid crowds and poorly ventilated spaces • Wash your hands often Learn more at https://t.co/tt49zOEC8N #MaskUpAmerica https://t.co/ymVQhHdxOr

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 10 2021 11:15:07

In lab tests with dummies, exposure to potentially infectious aerosols decreased by about 95% when they both wore tightly fitted masks, a new @CDCMMWR finds. #WearAMask that fits tightly to your face to stop the spread of #COVID19. More: https://t.co/gi3OLBCnWi 

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 09 2021 16:38:02

#DYK? As of February 8, more than 42 million #COVID19 vaccine doses have been administered across the United States as part of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout. Follow daily trends in the number of vaccines administered: https://t.co/jgGTaseutv         https://t.co/HkM8nWS27S

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 09 2021 16:36:21

RT @CDCgov: A new @CDCMMWR finds the percentage of Americans who intend to be vaccinated against #COVID19 went up from September to December 2020. But fewer people in some at-risk groups plan to get a vaccine. Results here: http://bit.ly/MMWR2921

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 09 2021 16:10:03

DYK? You can test for #COVID19 at home. Talk to your healthcare provider to see if an at-home test or collection kit might work for you. Learn more about at-home tests: https://t.co/IY2nJ8bnp5       https://t.co/SnqZqyQ0AD

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 09 2021 14:16:05

#COVID19 vaccine supply is currently limited. Each state has its own plan for deciding who will be vaccinated first. Contact your state health department or check its website for more information on vaccine distribution in your area. More: https://t.co/mUsXpasZ4S https://t.co/gCEA2OQVSz

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 09 2021 13:23:17

A new @CDCMMWR finds the percentage of Americans who intend to be vaccinated against #COVID19 went up from September to December 2020. But fewer people in some at-risk groups plan to get a vaccine. Results here: https://t.co/oMsPuqiLO1       https://t.co/bryrUhIAIc

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 08 2021 17:19:15

RT @CDCgov: #COVID19 vaccines are one of many tools to help us stop this pandemic. As of February 8, 2021, over 32 million people had received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine. Of those, almost 10 million people had received

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 08 2021 17:14:54

#COVID19 vaccines are one of many tools to help us stop this pandemic. As of February 8, 2021, over 32 million people had received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine. Of those, almost 10 million people had received both doses

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 08 2021 15:24:00

We are all tired of #COVID19, but the pandemic is not over yet. We can slow its spread. #WearAMask, stay at least 6 feet from others, avoid crowds & poorly ventilated spaces, wash your hands often, & get vaccinated when

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 08 2021 13:28:30

RT @CDCDirector: Cases of #COVID19 are going down, but I’m asking everyone to keep your guard UP. #COVID19 continues to affect too many people in the U.S. and across the globe. Together, we can turn the tide on the pandemic.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 08 2021 13:28:33

RT @CDCDirector: We all must continue to be diligent in driving down cases of #COVID19. Continue to #WearAMask, stay 6 feet apart from people you don’t live with, avoid travel, crowds, and poorly ventilated spaces. Get vaccinated when it’s available

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 07 2021 15:00:30

Everyone reacts differently to stressful situations. Finding ways to practice #selfcare can help reduce your stress during the #COVID19 pandemic. Find healthy ways to cope with stress: https://t.co/wXnutfd7UA #PrepYourHealth #SelfCareSunday  https://t.co/DyiJFd1VqI

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 06 2021 16:23:01

Whether you’re a first responder or a family caregiver, taking care of yourself can better equip you to take care of others. Learn to cope with stress during #COVID19 and become even more resilient: https://t.co/GKZV8vsPCV          https://t.co/ftTvmM6Bid

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 06 2021 14:50:00

No matter what team you’re rooting for, we must work together to stop #COVID19. CDC teams up with NFL Alumni to encourage you to #SleeveUp & get vaccinated when it’s available to you. #WearAMask, stay 6 feet from others &

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 06 2021 14:07:00

Together, we can fight #COVID19. • #WearAMask • Stay 6 feet apart • Avoid crowds and poorly ventilated spaces Learn more about doing your part to stop the spread: https://t.co/tt49zOn1hf         https://t.co/eZevmxw7L9

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 05 2021 18:55:17

RT @CDCDirector: It is so important that you #WearAMask to stop the spread of #COVID19. Data show that COVID-19 hospitalization growth rates decline when statewide mask mandates are in place. Learn more: http://bit.ly/MMWR2521b

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 05 2021 17:30:10

People of all ages, including young and middle-aged adults, continue to be at risk for severe #COVID19. Based on COVID-NET data, among adults who have been hospitalized with COVID-19, 1 in 5 are under 50. More COVID-19 Hospitalization Data: https://t.co/dTvhftTxuV 

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 05 2021 17:00:01

The latest #COVIDView report shows the percentage of deaths associated with #COVID19 were at the highest point of the pandemic for nine straight weeks in December and January. Rates for recent weeks are expected to increase as more data come

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 05 2021 16:23:31

RT @CDCgov: You’re not alone. It’s natural to feel stress, anxiety, sadness, and grief during #COVID19. You can cope by taking breaks, exercising regularly, getting plenty of sleep, and connecting with others. More tips for coping with stress: https://bit.ly/340pBQa

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 05 2021 16:00:31

New @CDCMMWR finds nearly half a million children missed being tested for lead in their blood during the first 5 months of 2020. Children who missed their blood lead screenings should be tested as soon as possible, even during #COVID19.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 05 2021 16:00:46

.@CDCgov’s new v-safe tool uses texts & surveys to check in with you after you get a #COVID19 vaccine. Get vaccinated, then: Go to https://t.co/LNK9Yr43bV Click “Get started” Fill in your basic info Verify your smartphone Add your vaccine info

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 05 2021 14:00:24

A new @CDCMMWR shows that statewide mask mandates may contribute to declines in #COVID19 hospitalization growth rates among people aged 18-64. By wearing a mask consistently and correctly, we can protect ourselves and each other. Learn more: https://t.co/0ahTv5hmIy https://t.co/T9mIxEZR2L

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 05 2021 13:08:11

New @CDCMMWR shows high rates of mask use at universities with mask mandates. Combined with additional prevention strategies, mask mandates at universities can help prevent people on campus & in communities from getting and spreading #COVID19. Learn more: https://t.co/sxuJQdiGEv https://t.co/TGxUkJYRUD

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 05 2021 11:01:33

#COVID19 vaccines are safe and effective. Millions of people in the United States have received COVID-19 vaccines, and these vaccines have undergone the most intensive safety monitoring in U.S. history. More on COVID-19 vaccine safety: https://t.co/dtZHgQYUgN     https://t.co/kgrN3Q0wZS

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 05 2021 11:00:29

You’re not alone. It’s natural to feel stress, anxiety, sadness, and grief during #COVID19. You can cope by taking breaks, exercising regularly, getting plenty of sleep, and connecting with others. More tips for coping with stress: https://t.co/GKZV8vsPCV       

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 05 2021 10:59:46

RT @CDCgov: As of February 1, national forecasts predict that 11,300 to 22,600 new #COVID19 deaths will be reported during the week ending February 27. These forecasts predict 496,000 to 534,000 total COVID-19 deaths in the United States by February

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 04 2021 17:35:17

As of February 1, national forecasts predict that 11,300 to 22,600 new #COVID19 deaths will be reported during the week ending February 27. These forecasts predict 496,000 to 534,000 total COVID-19 deaths in the United States by February 27. More:

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 04 2021 16:20:14

RT @CDCgov: Viruses regularly change through mutation. Scientists are monitoring how the virus that causes #COVID19 is changing and where variants that may spread more easily are found. See where U.S. cases caused by recent variants have been found: http://bit.ly/COVID19_VariantMap…

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 04 2021 16:12:44

Viruses regularly change through mutation. Scientists are monitoring how the virus that causes #COVID19 is changing and where variants that may spread more easily are found. See where U.S. cases caused by recent variants have been found: https://t.co/gKlqUvjWKO     

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 04 2021 14:00:25

Compared with those identifying as heterosexual individuals, people identifying as sexual minorities – such as lesbian, gay, and bisexual individuals – have higher rates of underlying health conditions associated w/ severe outcomes from #COVID19. @CDCMMWR https://t.co/w1xGeIz8xL https://t.co/JBSPEIkfqO

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 04 2021 13:01:03

Healthcare workers should get vaccinated for #COVID19 as soon as they can because they’re more likely to be exposed and can spread the virus to others. Providers, support staff, and others who work in a variety of settings should get

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 04 2021 11:15:05

Antonio, a hospital nutritional service staff member and #COVID19 survivor, rolled his #SleeveUp for his first dose of COVID-19 vaccine. It’s important that all healthcare personnel get vaccinated ASAP. Even if you’ve had COVID-19 and recovered, you should get vaccinated.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 04 2021 10:10:07

#LongTermCare facility staff: You have an essential role in fighting #COVID19. Your decision to get vaccinated can help protect more than just your health. You can lead the way for residents, colleagues, and others. Learn more: https://t.co/4y9J3nr1ZW       https://t.co/6JD0t4cHJG

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 03 2021 17:30:19

#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 – February 03 2021 15:46:05

Continue to #WearAMask, avoid crowds, stay 6 ft from others, and avoid poorly ventilated spaces. These prevention measures, together with vaccination, offer the best protection from getting and spreading #COVID19. More: https://t.co/48x8hF7Aue         https://t.co/4FKDCYt8TW

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 03 2021 14:37:04

CDC responder Jennifer Lehman helped increase Colorado’s #COVID19 testing capacity & support the state in slowing the spread of the virus. However, she did not expect to become the subject of a widely recognized photo used by news outlets. Read

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 03 2021 13:11:03

CDC’s new v-safe tool uses texts & surveys to check in with you after you get a #COVID19 vaccine. Get vaccinated, then: Go to https://t.co/xSRv5i7ajp Click “Get started” Fill in your basic info Verify your smartphone Add your vaccine info

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 03 2021 12:10:09

Not only does your mask help protect those around you against #COVID19, it offers some protection for you, too. #WearAMask with 2-3 layers of tightly woven, breathable fabric. More tips: https://t.co/ZOcs4YOS4i https://t.co/hUZ9z20s3s

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 03 2021 12:01:18

🧪 COVID-19 Science Update: Read the latest #COVID19 research on mask wearing, the effect of the mRNA vaccine on variants, and more. 👓 Read the full update: https://t.co/DBBjsCb2xL       https://t.co/ThQlDXkkVZ

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 03 2021 11:46:59

RT @CDCgov: Join the CDC #COVID19 Partner Update Call Monday, February 8, at 3 p.m. ET via Zoom. Title: COVID-19 Information for Essential Workplaces. Retweet and Register: https://bit.ly/2MNU6UW    #workers #vaccines

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 03 2021 11:01:06

Join the CDC #COVID19 Partner Update Call Monday, February 8, at 3 p.m. ET via Zoom. Title: COVID-19 Information for Essential Workplaces. Retweet and Register: https://t.co/3dbhASKH9Z #workers #vaccines https://t.co/4Pl5Qpbcd2

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 03 2021 08:52:50

RT @CDCgov: The latest CDC #COVIDView report shows that recent levels of #COVID19-associated deaths have been above levels seen in earlier waves of the pandemic. Mortality rates for recent weeks are expected to increase as more data comes in: https://bit.ly/2ViFflZ

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 02 2021 17:00:41

DYK? You can test for #COVID19 at home. Talk to your healthcare provider to see if an at-home test or collection kit might work for you. Learn more about at-home tests: https://t.co/IY2nJ8bnp5        https://t.co/0nJSiEwZKn

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

Read in #PublicHealthReports how health care, education, and other social determinants of health affect African Americans during #COVID19 and how this data can inform future pandemic response. https://t.co/kbCc0TsxfR https://t.co/m3a53oITHJ

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 02 2021 14:18:03

#LongTermCare facility staff: You have an essential role in fighting #COVID19. Your decision to get vaccinated can help protect more than just your health. You can lead the way for residents, colleagues, and others. Learn more: https://t.co/dNoZdMlSka       https://t.co/qvEmu33Cxy

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 02 2021 13:01:07

#COVID19 vaccines are safe and effective. Millions of people in the United States have received COVID-19 vaccines, and these vaccines have undergone the most intensive safety monitoring in U.S. history. More on COVID-19 vaccine safety: https://t.co/dtZHgQYUgN     https://t.co/TMZa658nzr

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 02 2021 13:00:47

Employers: Help your organization educate employees about #COVID19 vaccines. CDC’s new toolkit offers resources to help raise awareness about the benefits of vaccination and address common questions and concerns. Learn more: https://t.co/rkkGi9NxuX       https://t.co/74lktiu53L

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 02 2021 08:37:45

RT @CDCgov: #COVID19 vaccines keep you from getting COVID-19. As of February 1, 2021, more than 26 million people had received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. Of those, almost 6 million had received both doses and are fully

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 01 2021 18:41:13

#COVID19 vaccines keep you from getting COVID-19. As of February 1, 2021, more than 26 million people had received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. Of those, almost 6 million had received both doses and are fully vaccinated. More:

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 01 2021 17:01:02

The latest CDC #COVIDView report shows that recent levels of #COVID19-associated deaths have been above levels seen in earlier waves of the pandemic. Mortality rates for recent weeks are expected to increase as more data comes in: https://t.co/zP4VYlo0Pb     

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 01 2021 14:07:02

New @CDCMMWR finds most of the nearly 13 million Americans vaccinated in the first month of the #COVID19 vaccination program were women, 50 or older, & non-Hispanic White. Public health officials should ensure that vaccine is administered equitably. More: https://t.co/b5uKOnB4NZ 

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 01 2021 13:07:18

New in @CDCMMWR: The percentage of skilled nursing staff vaccinated against #COVID19 was about half of residents vaccinated. Determining reasons for lower vaccination rates and developing communication resources can help increase vaccination of staff. https://t.co/TBJW664XsL https://t.co/UrQX4vMiBm

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 01 2021 12:32:09

RT @CDCgov: 🧪 COVID-19 Science Update: Read the latest research on #COVID19 vaccine acceptance, how variants of the virus that causesCOVID-19 spread, and more. Read the full update: http://bit.ly/COVID19_ScienceUpdate_0122…

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 01 2021 12:01:30

🧪 COVID-19 Science Update: Read the latest research on #COVID19 vaccine acceptance, how variants of the virus that causes COVID-19 spread, and more. 👓 Read the full update: https://t.co/nD3iAw2l5o      https://t.co/Leux5u3lJ3

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – February 01 2021 11:00:28

Join the CDC #COVID19 Partner Update Call Monday, February 1, at 3 pm ET via Zoom. Topic: One Health Resources to Address COVID-19 in Animals and People. Retweet and Register: https://t.co/dabNTXohWv #Coronavirus #OneHealth https://t.co/mKh1qyzSbo

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 31 2021 16:00:28

Enjoy #exercise? You are less likely to be exposed to #COVID19 doing outdoor activities, like taking a run or walk outside, hiking a local trail, attending an outdoor yoga class, or working in the garden. More tips: https://t.co/RmJDEgcuOa  #SelfCareSunday  https://t.co/sAeOfovas0

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 31 2021 13:38:01

Student athletes: The information you share with a contact tracer will be kept confidential. The health department will only notify your recent contacts that they might have been exposed to #COVID19. Be a team player – answer the call. More:

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 31 2021 12:00:48

#COVID19 & flu are both contagious respiratory illnesses that can have similar symptoms, but they are caused by different viruses. Use this chart to learn some of the similarities and differences. For more info on COVID-19 & flu, visit: https://t.co/2TcrURMh3T

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 30 2021 16:23:00

CDC’s Dr. Jay C. Butler sits down with @NCAA Social Series to discuss how testing college athletes without symptoms of #COVID19 reduces the risk of spread. Watch more: https://t.co/J5uD39hlOq        https://t.co/SvhAfrboze

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 30 2021 11:10:04

Healthcare workers should get vaccinated for #COVID19 as soon as they can because they’re more likely to be exposed and can spread the virus to others. Providers, support staff, and others who work in a variety of settings should get

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 30 2021 10:05:02

CDC has issued an order requiring everyone to wear a mask while traveling on public transportation into or within the US (including airplanes, ships, ferries, trains, subways, buses, taxis, ride-shares). Wearing a mask reduces the spread of #COVID19. More: https://t.co/bpOhIx8xbS

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 29 2021 15:52:00

DYK? CDC’s home for #COVID19 data, the COVID Data Tracker, has a new homepage with updated tools & features to make it easier to find information to protect yourself & loved ones. Data are updated daily & new features are

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 29 2021 15:30:14

After you get a #COVID19 vaccine, enroll in v-safe to tell @CDCgov how you feel through personalized health check-ins. V-safe will also remind you to get a second vaccine dose. Your participation in CDC’s v-safe helps keep COVID-19 vaccines safe.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 29 2021 15:30:07

#COVID19 vaccines are safe and effective. Millions of people in the United States have received COVID-19 vaccines, and these vaccines have undergone the most intensive safety monitoring in U.S. history. More on COVID-19 vaccine safety: https://t.co/YXbQZjDAWY     https://t.co/HDoq9iv2dn

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 29 2021 14:32:02

DYK? You can test for #COVID19 at home. Talk to your healthcare provider to see if an at-home test or collection kit might work for you. Learn more about at-home tests: https://t.co/cg19haZcG0 https://t.co/pXJPziV8i5

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 29 2021 12:35:02

Looking for up-to-date information about how #COVID19 could affect pregnancy and care for infants? CDC’s COVID-19 toolkit for pregnant people and new parents includes PSAs, clinical guidance, and other resources here: https://t.co/yeFhV3Ep2O        https://t.co/H33rxDTmcA

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 29 2021 12:00:37

#LongTermCare Admins: Are you looking for tools to help with #COVID19 vaccination in your facility? CDC’s toolkit includes resources to help prepare your staff & residents for vaccination plus tools for vaccine safety monitoring and reporting. Learn more: https://t.co/xivgsrFkPP https://t.co/FQ5oFg6pwU

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 29 2021 11:55:07

#DidYouKnow? Vaccination is a safe way to help prevent #COVID19 and is an important tool to help stop the pandemic. Vaccines are tested and evaluated in clinical trials, with safety as a top priority. Learn more: https://t.co/dtZHgQYUgN       

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 28 2021 16:36:02

As of January 25, national forecasts predict that 13,500 to 25,000 new #COVID19 deaths will be reported during the week ending February 20. These forecasts predict 479,000 to 514,000 total COVID-19 deaths in the United States by February 20. More:

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 28 2021 15:21:13

Some recent variants of the virus that causes #COVID19 spread more easily, which may lead to more cases. More cases could put more strain on healthcare resources, lead to more hospitalizations, and potentially more deaths. https://t.co/2AptA72nr4

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 28 2021 14:50:03

New @CDCMMWR on #COVID19 cases in Wisconsin from March to mid-Nov. 2020 finds COVID-19 outbreaks at colleges & universities came before increased community spread. Students, faculty, & staff should wear masks, stay 6 ft apart, & avoid gatherings. More: https://t.co/2V2ol7nz9F.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 28 2021 14:10:40

CDC is aware that first US documented cases of the SARS-CoV-2 variant, first detected in South Africa, have been identified in South Carolina. CDC will continue to provide updates as we learn more. See full statement: https://t.co/Yxp2ZAsrJt #COVID19 https://t.co/XAJvlcCLg6

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 28 2021 14:13:52

There is no current evidence that the South African SARS-CoV-2 variant causes more severe #COVID19 disease. Like UK & Brazilian variants, preliminary data suggests this variant may spread more easily and quickly than other variants.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 28 2021 14:13:52

CDC’s recommendations for slowing the spread of #COVID19—wearing masks, staying at least 6 feet apart from others, avoiding crowds, ventilating indoor spaces, and washing hands often—will also prevent the spread of these variants.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 28 2021 14:13:52

CDC recommends that people avoid travel, while measures have been put in place to increase safety. As of 1/26, all air passengers flying into U.S. must provide a negative #COVID19 test result to the airline before they board a flight

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 28 2021 13:06:43

A new @CDCMMWR finds that a university successfully responded to a #COVID19 outbreak by using enhanced testing, contact tracing, isolation, effective communication, and education initiatives. Find out more: https://t.co/1y8r56CEp1        https://t.co/rSZpA5bjRG

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 28 2021 12:32:34

RT @CDCDirector: I recently got vaccinated against #COVID19, but will still #WearAMask, stay 6 feet from others, avoid crowds and poorly ventilated spaces, and wash my hands. I encourage you to help protect yourself and join me in the fight

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 28 2021 10:10:05

#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 – January 28 2021 09:47:18

RT @CDCDirector: We understand the concerns about new #COVID19 variants. While variants happen naturally, those that have been identified recently seem to spread more easily, which can lead to more cases & can stress our already-taxed health systems. Learn more:

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 28 2021 09:47:25

RT @CDCDirector: Please #WearAMask to protect yourself and others from #COVID19. Masks work best when everyone wears one, but they are not a substitute for social distancing. Masks should still be worn in addition to staying at least 6 ft

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 27 2021 18:38:04

#DidYouKnow? Vaccination is a safe way to help prevent #COVID19 and is an important tool to help stop the pandemic. Vaccines are tested and evaluated in clinical trials, with safety as a top priority. Learn more: https://t.co/YXbQZjDAWY       

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 27 2021 16:35:02

RT @CDCgov: Rates of #COVID19 cases are widespread across the United States. As of January 24, over 25 million total cases of COVID-19 have been reported to CDC. Help slow the spread in your community: Wear a mask. Avoid crowds.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 27 2021 16:31:02

Rates of #COVID19 cases are widespread across the United States. As of January 24, over 25 million total cases of COVID-19 have been reported to CDC. Help slow the spread in your community: 😷 Wear a mask. 🚫 Avoid crowds.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 27 2021 16:08:16

Student athletes: If you live on campus and get #COVID19, take part in contact tracing and stay in your dorm or apartment. You can stop the spread of COVID-19. Be a team player – answer the call. More: https://t.co/zTUYsIiMIE   

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 27 2021 15:37:20

RT @CDCgov: Viruses regularly change through mutation. Scientists are monitoring how the virus that causes #COVID19 is changing and where new variants are found. See where the cases caused by the recent variants are in the United States: http://bit.ly/COVID19_VariantMap…

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 27 2021 15:01:02

Viruses regularly change through mutation. Scientists are monitoring how the virus that causes #COVID19 is changing and where new variants are found. See where the cases caused by the recent variants are in the United States: https://t.co/gKlqUvjWKO       

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 27 2021 14:09:40

RT @CDCgov: 🧪 COVID-19 Science Update: Read the latest #COVID19 research on vaccine safety and effectiveness, risk factors in nursing home, rapid virus spread in a detention facility, and more. Read the full update: http://bit.ly/COVID19_ScienceUpdate_0115…

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 27 2021 13:35:06

Healthcare workers should get vaccinated for #COVID19 as soon as they can because they’re more likely to be exposed and can spread the virus to others. Providers, support staff, and others who work in a variety of settings should get

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 27 2021 12:40:03

🧪 COVID-19 Science Update: Read the latest #COVID19 research on vaccine safety and effectiveness, risk factors in nursing homes, rapid virus spread in a detention facility, and more. 👓 Read the full update: https://t.co/4P3oxu74ji        https://t.co/PPkFQ7FgMl

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 27 2021 11:55:06

Join the CDC #COVID19 Partner Update Call Monday, February 1, at 3 pm ET via Zoom. Topic: One Health Resources to Address COVID-19 in Animals and People. Retweet and Register: https://t.co/dabNTXohWv #Coronavirus #OneHealth https://t.co/UGkYEO0Pcb

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 26 2021 15:13:02

#HCPs: Do your patients have questions about whether natural immunity from #COVID19 is better than immunity from vaccines? Make sure they know that getting vaccinated is a better way to build protection. More on answering common patient questions: https://t.co/RtakLHwtuq   

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 26 2021 15:10:05

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 @HHSGov Community-Based Testing Sites webpage: https://t.co/MQO2r46KpK   

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 26 2021 14:16:02

.@CDCMMWR reports #COVID19 outbreak linked to two wrestling tournaments highlighting the need for health depts. & schools to weigh the benefits of allowing high contact sports against risk for spread of COVID-19 and the impact on in-person learning. More: https://t.co/NsZPPZKfIH

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 26 2021 14:13:55

RT @DrNancyM_CDC: On Jan. 27, 2021, members of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) will meet to discuss #COVID19 vaccine safety updates and effectiveness studies, among other topics. Join live beginning at 10 AM ET: https://bit.ly/3naondz

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 26 2021 13:07:38

A new @CDCMMWR finds that K-12 schools can limit the spread of #COVID19 through masks & other preventive measures, even with high rates of COVID-19 in the community. More: https://t.co/IHzsYH8Wms https://t.co/JcQIqxm5pB

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 26 2021 11:20:05

#COVID19 & flu are both contagious respiratory illnesses that can have similar symptoms, but they are caused by different viruses. Use this chart to learn some of the similarities and differences. For more info on COVID-19 & flu, visit: https://t.co/2TcrURMh3T

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 25 2021 18:37:04

NEW: @CDCMMWR describes how the @NFL used mitigation strategies & an intensive infection prevention protocol effectively eliminated high-risk contacts for 71% of traced cases at clubs, while limiting the spread of #COVID19. More: https://t.co/uIPdRGjDAh        https://t.co/PM6yJffcjZ

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 25 2021 18:31:44

#COVID19 vaccines are an important tool to help stop the pandemic. As of January 25, 2021, more than 19 million people had received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. Of those, over 3 million had received both doses and

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 25 2021 14:30:43

RT @CDCgov: The latest #COVIDView report shows the percentage of #COVID19-associated deaths hit its highest point so far during a third wave of activity just before the winter holidays. Learn more: https://bit.ly/2ViFflZ

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 25 2021 14:29:02

The latest #COVIDView report shows the percentage of #COVID19-associated deaths hit its highest point so far during a third wave of activity just before the winter holidays. Learn more: https://t.co/zP4VYlo0Pb https://t.co/xYOA4SuHgD

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 25 2021 13:07:02

New @CDCMMWR shows how @NFL prevented #COVID19 spread within the league through frequent testing, strict mask use, outdoor meetings when possible, contact tracing, and other strategies. Learn more: https://t.co/uIPdRGjDAh         https://t.co/FKi5COY0Hf

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 25 2021 12:06:07

Join today’s CDC #COVID19 Partner Update Call at 3 pm ET via Zoom. Topic: Engaging Faith Leaders Advances Effective COVID-19 Response: Lessons Learned through Global-Domestic Collaborations. Retweet and Register: https://t.co/I72RVShBV1 #Faith #Health #COVID19 https://t.co/ODkZY2jtHo

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 25 2021 11:41:02

#COVID19 highlights urgent need for closer partnership between #publichealth and mental health workforce to reduce community and provider stress. Read more in #PublicHealthReports: https://t.co/Ti2PTPPqA0        https://t.co/DX6YNyJ5N8

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 25 2021 09:11:19

RT @CDCgov: Layer steps to help protect yourself from #COVID19. #WearAMask. Stay at least 6 feet from people who don’t live with you. Avoid crowds and poorly ventilated spaces. Wash your hands often. Get a COVID-19 vaccine when it’s your

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 24 2021 15:53:06

#COVID19 & flu are both contagious respiratory illnesses that can have similar symptoms, but they are caused by different viruses. Use this chart to learn some of the similarities and differences. For more info on COVID-19 & flu, visit: https://t.co/7JvVEcIerm

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 24 2021 09:55:02

Exercise outdoors to reduce your risk of getting #COVID19. If you can’t, go to a gym with high ceilings, good airflow & ventilation systems, & hand sanitizing stations. Make sure all staff & gym goers are required to #WearAMask. Stay

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 23 2021 17:10:03

Ordering takeout or delivery is the safest way to support restaurants & protect yourself & others from #COVID19. If you dine in, check if outdoor seating is available. Avoid enclosed tents. #WearAMask unless eating & stay at least 6ft from

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 23 2021 16:22:00

Layer steps to help protect yourself from #COVID19. #WearAMask. Stay at least 6 feet from people who don’t live with you. Avoid crowds and poorly ventilated spaces. Wash your hands often. Get a COVID-19 vaccine when it’s your turn. More

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 23 2021 13:00:20

Dale Rose is among thousands of CDC #COVID19 responders. In the past year, Dale has helped bring Americans home from outbreak areas overseas & worked in the U.S. to slow the spread, first in hot spots & now the entire

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 23 2021 11:05:04

#Parents: Are you trying to decide whether to send your child to in-person school? @CDCgov has a tool to assess your child’s & family’s risk of #COVID19 and determine the best instructional format. Learn more: https://t.co/aArAEhFBaA        https://t.co/1AR98BfJic

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 22 2021 18:10:03

#CareForEachOther by staying up on routine vaccines & getting a #COVID19 vaccine when it’s your turn. COVID-19 vaccines are an important tool to help stop the pandemic. More benefits: https://t.co/BQzQXRdTAg #PrepYourHealth https://t.co/MfKPhUknx7

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 22 2021 17:30:04

People with underlying conditions are more likely to have severe #COVID19. CDC data from March through October show 56% of adults hospitalized with COVID-19 had hypertension, 49% had obesity, & 41% had metabolic disease, including diabetes. More: https://t.co/dTvhftTxuV https://t.co/bcHH7yRvRc

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 22 2021 17:03:12

The latest CDC #COVIDView report shows that weekly #COVID19-associated hospitalization rates remain high and above peaks seen earlier in the pandemic. Learn more: https://t.co/zP4VYlo0Pb        https://t.co/V14kF1c3N6

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 22 2021 16:55:02

After you get a #COVID19 vaccine, enroll in v-safe to tell @CDCgov how you feel through personalized health check-ins. V-safe will also remind you to get a second vaccine dose. Your participation in CDC’s v-safe helps keep COVID-19 vaccines safe.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 22 2021 13:45:03

New @CDCMMWR describes a small number of reports of severe allergic reactions after people received the Moderna #COVID19 vaccine. Providers giving COVID-19 vaccines should screen recipients & have needed supplies and staff ready to manage these reactions. https://t.co/jm4TOHGwEP https://t.co/gQbuxV3eJc

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 22 2021 12:10:07

#COVID19 vaccines are an important tool to help stop the pandemic. As of January 19, more than 13.5 million people had received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. Of those, more than 2 million had received both doses and

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 22 2021 11:47:00

#DYK? Before @US_FDA approves or authorizes a vaccine for use, the vaccine goes through rigorous clinical trials to make sure it works well. Vaccines, including #COVID19 vaccines, are continuously studied to ensure effectiveness. Learn more: https://t.co/mcYekFn2OH https://t.co/XNAhag9DOa

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 22 2021 11:11:42

RT @CDCgov: As of January 18, national forecasts predict that 17,000 to 29,300 new #COVID19 deaths will be reported during the week ending February 13. These forecasts predict 465,000 to 508,000 total COVID-19 deaths in the United States by February

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 21 2021 17:15:04

As of January 18, national forecasts predict that 17,000 to 29,300 new #COVID19 deaths will be reported during the week ending February 13. These forecasts predict 465,000 to 508,000 total COVID-19 deaths in the United States by February 13. More:

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 21 2021 17:10:03

If you’ve had #COVID19, you should still get vaccinated. Experts aren’t sure how long someone is protected from getting sick again after recovering, and reinfection is possible. More: https://t.co/az5f8q4fym  #SleeveUp https://t.co/XjPDN9kcD8

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 21 2021 16:45:04

DYK? #Flu & #COVID19 vaccines should not be given at the same time. Because of a lack of data on getting COVID-19 & other vaccines together, CDC recommends a 14-day interval before or after getting any other vaccines, including a

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 21 2021 15:00:22

New @CDCMMWR finds national vaccination coverage among kindergarteners remained high, with about 95% getting their required vaccines for the 2019-2020 school year. However, #COVID19 likely caused fewer routine vaccinations. Learn more: https://t.co/FhmmDX3afv https://t.co/bVziVuqMei

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 21 2021 13:15:07

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 @HHSGov Community-Based Testing Sites webpage: https://t.co/MQO2r46KpK   

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 21 2021 12:00:29

Ordering takeout or delivery is the safest way to support restaurants & protect yourself & others from #COVID19. If you dine in, check if outdoor seating is available. Avoid enclosed tents. #WearAMask unless eating & stay at least 6ft from

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 21 2021 11:00:36

A flu vaccine is an essential part of protecting your health in 2021. Even if COVID-19 is spreading in your community, you can safely get a flu vaccine by following CDC’s recommendations for doctor visits. Learn how you can get

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 21 2021 08:56:08

RT @CDCDirector: I will extend the order halting residential evictions until at least 3/31/21. The #COVID19 pandemic has presented a historic threat to our nation’s health & has also triggered a housing affordability crisis that disproportionately affects some communities. https://bit.ly/390Tm7m

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 20 2021 22:57:00

RT @CDCDirector: I will extend the order halting residential evictions until at least 3/31/21. The #COVID19 pandemic has presented a historic threat to our nation’s health & has also triggered a housing affordability crisis that disproportionately affects some communities. https://bit.ly/390Tm7m

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 20 2021 18:00:21

#COVID19 vaccines are an important tool to help stop the pandemic. As of January 19, more than 13.5 million people had received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. Of those, more than 2 million had received both doses and

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 20 2021 17:10:03

Did you know you can use CDC’s COVID Data Tracker to see the number of predicted #COVID19 cases and deaths in your area? Use data to help make decisions to protect yourself, your family, and your community. See the COVID

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 20 2021 17:01:05

One year ago, the first case of #COVID19 in the U.S. was reported to CDC. Cases continue to rise across the country. The current 7-day average of new cases is 208,548. Help slow the spread. 😷 Wear a mask. 🚫

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 20 2021 14:00:17

#HCPs: Do your patients have questions about #COVID19 vaccine side effects? Remind them that side effects, such as fever or pain in the arm where they get the shot, are normal signs that their body is building protection. Learn more:

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 20 2021 13:00:28

COVID-19 Science Update: Read the latest research on #COVID19 cases in veterans’ health centers, how COVID-19 affects flu virus spread, and more. 👓 Read the full update: https://t.co/oWfFiofSiF       https://t.co/VCGtWRLSs7

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 20 2021 12:12:04

#Parents: Are you trying to decide whether to send your child to in-person school? CDC has a tool to assess your child’s & family’s risk of #COVID19 and determine the best instructional format. Learn more: https://t.co/z3oVIHBirZ         https://t.co/pi78kGGOhh

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 20 2021 10:28:30

RT @CDCgov: Everyone, regardless of #COVID19 test results, should keep wearing masks, avoiding gatherings, & staying at least 6 feet from others. People who take an antigen test that comes back negative should get retested if they have symptoms.

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

If you’ve had #COVID19, you should still get vaccinated. Experts aren’t sure how long someone is protected from getting sick again after recovering, and reinfection is possible. More: https://t.co/rJazB5TdQb  #SleeveUp https://t.co/Yrne1s3xWp

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 19 2021 15:15:04

Now available: CDC’s on-demand, self-paced courses for #HCPs who administer #COVID19 vaccine. Three modules share what you need to know about immunization best practices, Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, and Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. Learn more: https://t.co/8rh9yiRUnM https://t.co/OmsbwNFVky

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 19 2021 14:59:05

RT @CDCgov: .@CDCMMWR finds #COVID19 antigen tests, which often offer results in <30 minutes, correctly came back negative for most people without COVID-19. However, for infected people, antigen tests correctly identified only 2 of 3 w/ symptoms, 1 of 3

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 19 2021 13:20:05

.@CDCMMWR finds #COVID19 antigen tests, which often offer results in <30 minutes, correctly came back negative for most people without COVID-19. However, for infected people, antigen tests correctly identified only 2 of 3 w/ symptoms, 1 of 3 w/o symptoms.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 19 2021 13:20:07

Everyone, regardless of #COVID19 test results, should keep wearing masks, avoiding gatherings, & staying at least 6 feet from others. People who take an antigen test that comes back negative should get retested if they have symptoms. https://t.co/9yBuSMaIBk

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 19 2021 12:16:02

Join the CDC #COVID19 Partner Update Call Monday, January 25, at 3 pm ET via Zoom. Topic: Engaging Faith Leaders Advances Effective COVID-19 Response: Lessons Learned through Global-Domestic Collaborations. Retweet and Register: https://t.co/I72RVShBV1 #Faith #Health https://t.co/E2rYOJGuYt

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 19 2021 08:49:58

RT @CDCgov: The latest CDC #COVIDView report shows that while the level of #COVID19-like illness declined slightly this week compared to last, illnesses have been on the rise from September 2020 through early January. Learn more: https://bit.ly/2ViFflZ

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 18 2021 12:54:02

Did you know you can use CDC’s COVID Data Tracker to see the number of predicted #COVID19 cases and deaths in your area? Use data to help make decisions to protect yourself, your family, and your community. See the COVID

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 18 2021 11:49:06

The latest CDC #COVIDView report shows that while the level of #COVID19-like illness declined slightly this week compared to last, illnesses have been on the rise from September 2020 through early January. Learn more: https://t.co/zP4VYlo0Pb        https://t.co/dxUO9F6vOY

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 18 2021 11:01:36

If you must have a repairperson or other visitor in your home, combine fresh air & other measures to help keep from getting or spreading #COVID19. Open doors & windows. Run kitchen/bathroom exhaust fans during the visit & 1 hour

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 18 2021 09:06:02

For many, the holiday honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is about community service & that doesn’t have to change. Protect yourself & others from #COVID19 and drop off a meal to a neighbor, make hygiene kits for shelters, or

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 17 2021 17:00:26

If you want to spend time with people who don’t live with you, you’re less likely to be exposed to #COVID19 outdoors. Get together outside and have a picnic, play kickball, roast marshmallows by a firepit, or host an outdoor

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 17 2021 15:26:02

If you are pregnant or a new parent, visit CDC’s website to find answers about how to keep you and your new baby healthy during the #COVID19 pandemic. Learn more: https://t.co/Sa4NwvFd4I         https://t.co/fqvjFLyb6g

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 17 2021 12:54:02

Exercise outdoors to reduce your risk of getting #COVID19. If you can’t, go to a gym with high ceilings, good airflow & ventilation systems, & hand sanitizing stations. Make sure all staff & gym goers are required to #WearAMask. Stay

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 16 2021 15:10:03

If you want to see people you don’t live with, you’re less likely to be exposed to #COVID19 during outdoor activities. Get together outside if you can. If you can’t, stay 6 feet apart and wear a mask. Limit your

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 16 2021 13:54:00

⬆Cases of #COVID19 ⬆Hospitalizations from #COVID19 ⬆Deaths from #COVID19 Protect yourself and others. 🏠Stay home if you can. 😷Wear a mask. ↔ Stay 6 ft from others. 🚫Avoid crowds. 🖐Wash your hands. Do them all for the best protection. Learn

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 15 2021 17:05:04

Looking to dine out? You are less likely to be exposed to #COVID19 outdoors. Consider picking up curbside meals, getting food delivered, or eating outside at a restaurant where tables are at least 6 feet apart. More: https://t.co/RmJDEgcuOa     

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 15 2021 17:00:16

The latest CDC #COVIDView report shows that #COVID19-associated hospitalization rates among Hispanic/Latino, non-Hispanic American Indian/Alaska Native, and non-Hispanic Black people are about 3 times higher than those for non-Hispanic White people: https://t.co/zP4VYlo0Pb https://t.co/IzLZzzsvmu

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 15 2021 16:39:00

#DYK? Cost is not an obstacle to getting vaccinated. While providers can charge an administration fee for giving the shot, you cannot be denied a #COVID19 vaccine even if you are unable to pay the fee. Learn more: https://t.co/AKnOrVkuRI   

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 15 2021 15:54:02

People who live in #LongTermCare facilities should be among the first to receive a #COVID19 vaccine. People living and working in these settings are at increased risk of severe illness. More: https://t.co/GQe3DBBIrd        https://t.co/updE7OCaFG

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 15 2021 14:32:02

As more #COVID19 vaccine becomes available, more groups of people will be able to get vaccinated. Even after getting vaccinated, continue to #WearAMask over your nose and mouth, stay 6 feet from others, avoid crowds, and wash your hands. More:

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 15 2021 13:06:45

.@CDCMMWR reports that a new form of the virus that causes #COVID19 spreads faster and easier and is being detected around the world, including in the US. Wear a mask, stay 6 feet apart, avoid crowds, & get vaccinated when

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 15 2021 12:01:23

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 @HHSGov Community-Based Testing Sites webpage: https://t.co/MQO2r46KpK   

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 15 2021 11:26:04

Combine fresh air, #WearAMask, and stay 6 feet apart to help keep from getting or spreading #COVID19. Open doors & windows at home if you must have repairpeople or other visitors inside. More ventilation tips: https://t.co/aGOBDegU2s       https://t.co/qIq8Lct3Ss

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 14 2021 17:29:01

As of January 4, national forecasts predict that 16,200 to 29,600 new #COVID19 deaths will be reported during the week ending February 6. These forecasts predict 440,000 to 477,000 total COVID-19 deaths in the United States by February 6. More:

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 14 2021 17:00:19

#Parents: Try these strategies to get the support you need to help your child learn at home. Stay in touch with your child’s school. Create a schedule. Engage in creative learning opportunities. More #COVID19 learning tips: https://t.co/J7lPAyJQyy       

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 14 2021 16:45:02

RT @CDCgov: Both #COVID19 vaccines currently authorized in the United States require two doses. These vaccines are not interchangeable. The same product should be used for the two-dose vaccine series. Learn more about the clinical considerations for these vaccines: https://bit.ly/2KU6rGx

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 14 2021 15:51:07

#DYK? Over 1 million #COVID19 vaccine doses have been administered through the Federal Pharmacy Partnership for Long-Term Care Program. Each dose represents a #LongTermCare worker or resident who is getting protected. Learn more: https://t.co/Y4zOGzEBxs      https://t.co/HcivO4dvXE

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 14 2021 15:29:02

If you have decided to breastfeed your baby and have #COVID19, wear a mask while breastfeeding and whenever you are within 6 feet of your baby. Find more tips for keeping your new baby healthy here: https://t.co/Sa4NwvFd4I       

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 14 2021 15:13:02

Both #COVID19 vaccines currently authorized in the United States require two doses. These vaccines are not interchangeable. The same product should be used for the two-dose vaccine series. Learn more about the clinical considerations for these vaccines: https://t.co/IwP9tlqrZK https://t.co/0gUamAUZPC

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 14 2021 15:00:54

After you get a #COVID19 vaccine, enroll in v-safe to tell @CDCgov how you feel through personalized health check-ins. V-safe will also remind you to get a second vaccine dose. Your participation in CDC’s v-safe helps keep COVID-19 vaccines safe.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 14 2021 14:57:51

New research shows that more than half of all #COVID19 cases are spread by infected people without any symptoms. Wear a mask, wash your hands, and stay 6 feet from others—even if you’re feeling well. Learn more @JAMANetworkOpen: https://t.co/SdIg4XLJKm   

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 14 2021 13:00:58

#COVID19 vaccines are an important tool to help stop the pandemic. As of January 11, 2021, nearly 9 million people had received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. See more on COVID-19 vaccination data: https://t.co/7rBEWdPrHc        https://t.co/JT6iX77Z3f

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 14 2021 13:00:00

1.7+ million new #COVID19 cases in the United States this week alone. Do your part to #SlowTheSpread: 🏠Stay home if you can. 😷Wear a mask. ↔ Stay 6 feet apart. 🚫Avoid crowds. 🖐Wash your hands. Do them all to best

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 14 2021 12:25:02

Keep #COVID19 outside your home🏠. When around people you don’t live with, wear a mask, stay at least 6 feet apart, wash your hands to protect yourself and others. Learn more about 🚫 stopping the spread of COVID-19 at home:

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 14 2021 11:15:06

Looking for entertainment? You are less likely to be exposed to #COVID19 during outdoor activities. Consider going to a drive-in, listening to an outdoor concert from your car, or creating your own outdoor movie party. More: https://t.co/lL3jQV8FJt       

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 14 2021 09:56:56

RT @CDCgov: Planning a trip to an international destination? A negative #COVID19 test result or documentation of recovery from COVID-19 is now required before you return to the United States: https://bit.ly/2LtikmY

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 14 2021 09:30:19

RT @CDCgov: Deaths from #COVID19 also continue to increase nationwide. As of January 11, there have been 375,124 total COVID-19 deaths reported to CDC, with 1,957 new deaths reported in the past 24 hours. See more data on COVID-19 deaths:

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 13 2021 19:10:39

Rates of #COVID19 cases are increasing across the United States. The current 7-day average of new cases increased 16% from the previous 7-day period. Help slow the spread: 🚫 Avoid gatherings. 😷 Wear a mask. ↔️ Stay 6 feet away

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 13 2021 19:10:40

Deaths from #COVID19 also continue to increase nationwide. As of January 11, there have been 375,124 total COVID-19 deaths reported to CDC, with 1,957 new deaths reported in the past 24 hours. See more data on COVID-19 deaths: https://t.co/7N3muFMo9i   

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 13 2021 17:20:02

#StayInformed of #COVID19 data from your community and around the world using CDC’s COVID Data Tracker. The new global data tabs offer the latest on COVID-19 counts and rates, % change over the last 7 days, and trends: https://t.co/ec6OZivV6Z   

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 13 2021 16:12:03

Planning a trip to an international destination? A negative #COVID19 test result or documentation of recovery from COVID-19 is now required before you return to the United States: https://t.co/3uCF5SDZAq https://t.co/GL0ooYU36y

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 13 2021 14:15:02

What happens in a vaccine clinical trial? Trials determine if a vaccine meets @US_FDA’s safety and effectiveness standards. All #COVID19 vaccine clinical trials are being conducted according to the same rigorous standards before authorization or approval: https://t.co/YXbQZjDAWY https://t.co/M9yur22qaY

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

New @CDCMMWR analysis of #COVID19 cases among children and young adults found the lowest incidence among children 10 and under, even after in-person school started in many places. Read the full report: https://t.co/ECGOY1A5Ei        https://t.co/EgW1spssR7

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 13 2021 12:30:20

New: Monitor the latest data for your county’s hospital admissions and hospital and ICU beds in use in the COVID Data Tracker, CDC’s home for #COVID19 data. Search your county’s data to find the latest hospitalizations, cases, deaths, and more.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 13 2021 11:54:03

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/LMQbZe956p

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 13 2021 11:09:06

If you must have a repairperson or other visitor in your home, combine fresh air & other measures to help keep from getting or spreading #COVID19. Open doors & windows. Run kitchen/bathroom exhaust fans during the visit & 1 hour

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 12 2021 17:30:12

#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 – January 12 2021 16:53:23

RT @CDCgov: If you are pregnant, make sure you and the people you live with take steps to prevent getting and spreading #COVID19. Wear a mask. Wash hands frequently. Stay 6 feet away from others and avoid crowds. https://bit.ly/3oCZcRZ

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 12 2021 16:34:01

After you get a #COVID19 vaccine, enroll in v-safe to tell CDC how you feel through personalized health check-ins. V-safe will also remind you to get a second vaccine dose. Your participation in CDC’s v-safe helps keep COVID-19 vaccines safe.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 12 2021 15:15:05

HCPs: Do you have questions about #COVID19 vaccine safety for you & your patients? COVID-19 vaccines are rigorously tested to ensure they meet safety standards and were carefully reviewed by @US_FDA and CDC before being authorized and recommended. More: https://t.co/RtakLHwtuq

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 12 2021 14:18:03

If you are pregnant, make sure you and the people you live with take steps to prevent getting and spreading #COVID19. Wear a mask. Wash hands frequently. Stay 6 feet away from others and avoid crowds. https://t.co/Sa4NwvFd4I       https://t.co/nQ48C9Rq8E

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 12 2021 13:18:05

A new @CDCMMWR found that mitigation policies implemented in Europe early on in the pandemic helped curb #COVID19 deaths. Implementing policies a few weeks earlier can reduce deaths, the report found. Learn more: https://t.co/Udt7SV27EV       https://t.co/p187TviDdz

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 12 2021 12:00:27

If you want to spend time with people who don’t live with you, you’re less likely to be exposed to #COVID19 outdoors. Get together outside and have a picnic, play kickball, roast marshmallows by a firepit, or host an outdoor

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 11 2021 18:35:01

The @theNCI & @FredNatLab’s #Serology Lab released #SARSCoV2 Serology Standard to harmonize assays measuring #COVID19 #antibodies. Labs can now request the plasma pool for their calibration needs. https://t.co/K34v0kXUqd

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 11 2021 17:23:28

RT @CDCgov: #COVID19 vaccines are an important tool to help stop the pandemic. As of January 11, 2021, nearly 9 million people had received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. See more on COVID-19 vaccination data: http://bit.ly/CDT_vaccine

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 11 2021 17:15:02

#COVID19 vaccines are an important tool to help stop the pandemic. As of January 11, 2021, nearly 9 million people had received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. See more on COVID-19 vaccination data: https://t.co/zYLe3H12re        https://t.co/r41yQ8N4vl

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 11 2021 14:30:08

New: Monitor the latest data for your county’s hospital admissions and hospital and ICU beds in use in the COVID Data Tracker, CDC’s home for #COVID19 data. Search your county’s data to find the latest hospitalizations, cases, deaths, and more.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 11 2021 14:25:49

RT @CDCgov: The latest #COVIDView report shows weekly #COVID19-associated hospitalization rates reached the highest point of the pandemic in December and remain high. Rates have gone down recently, but are expected to go up as more data come in: https://bit.ly/2ViFflZ

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 11 2021 13:30:07

The latest #COVIDView report shows weekly #COVID19-associated hospitalization rates reached the highest point of the pandemic in December and remain high. Rates have gone down recently, but are expected to go up as more data come in: https://t.co/zP4VYlo0Pb https://t.co/1BNHq2gySB

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 11 2021 12:06:27

RT @CDCgov: Join today’s CDC #COVID19 Partner Update Call at 3 pm ET via Zoom. Topic: CDC COVID-19 Case Investigation and Contact Tracing Guidance and Tools. Retweet and Register: https://bit.ly/38ggUVC  #CaseInvestigation #ContactTracing

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 11 2021 11:07:03

Join today’s CDC #COVID19 Partner Update Call at 3 pm ET via Zoom. Topic: CDC COVID-19 Case Investigation and Contact Tracing Guidance and Tools. Retweet and Register: https://t.co/PVWV8GQCHW #CaseInvestigation #ContactTracing  https://t.co/92zITdylpP

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 11 2021 10:17:08

RT @CDCgov: 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://bit.ly/3biXrp6

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 10 2021 15:05:04

Enjoy #exercise? You are less likely to be exposed to #COVID19 doing outdoor activities, like taking a run or walk outside, hiking a local trail, attending an outdoor yoga class, or working in the garden. More tips: https://t.co/RmJDEgcuOa  #SelfCareSunday  https://t.co/OS4oEfwOYx

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 09 2021 15:00:00

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/sVVD3eFQKN https://t.co/1wqpGc0m7P

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 09 2021 13:00:48

If you want to see people you don’t live with, you’re less likely to be exposed to #COVID19 during outdoor activities. Get together outside if you can. If you can’t, stay 6 feet apart and wear a mask. Limit your

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 08 2021 17:25:02

#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 – January 08 2021 16:12:33

RT @CDCgov: Some cases of a severe allergic reaction known as anaphylaxis happened in individuals after receiving a #COVID19 vaccine. Vaccination providers have been provided guidance to prepare for the possibility of allergic reaction after vaccination. More: https://bit.ly/3s9kxEs

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 08 2021 16:15:02

#COVID19 can cause severe illness. CDC data show that almost 30% of people hospitalized with COVID-19 need intensive care. More than 1 in 10 COVID-19 hospitalizations end in death. 😷 Wear a mask. 🚫 Avoid Crowds. ↔️ Stay 6 feet

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 08 2021 15:35:02

Some cases of a severe allergic reaction known as anaphylaxis happened in individuals after receiving a #COVID19 vaccine. Vaccination providers have been provided guidance to prepare for the possibility of allergic reaction after vaccination. More: https://t.co/9adJ2Ij43E         https://t.co/cPcwj1ldX3

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 08 2021 14:39:02

New @CDCMMWR finds #AntibioticResistant C. auris outbreak in a hospital’s #COVID19 unit likely due to multiple layers of gowns & gloves, extended use of base layers, & gaps in hand hygiene & disinfection of shared medical equipment. Read the report

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 08 2021 14:00:19

If you’ve had #COVID19, you may have some natural protection, or immunity, from the virus, but we don’t know how long that lasts. Getting a COVID-19 vaccine can help you build immunity without risking getting sick, severe illness, even death.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 08 2021 13:08:05

A new @CDCMMWR finds #COVID19 cases among nursing home residents & staff generally followed trends in surrounding communities. Nursing homes need to monitor local COVID-19 trends & follow CDC guidelines to protect residents & staff. Read more: https://t.co/wglKoxu3xW https://t.co/uT0iT2G2nH

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 08 2021 12:55:04

If someone you live with is 65 or older or has a serious underlying condition, they are more likely to get very sick from #COVID19. Everyone in the house should take extra care to avoid spreading COVID-19. More: https://t.co/ZNaNK2dA98   

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 08 2021 09:50:17

RT @CDCgov: As of January 4, national forecasts predict that 12,900 to 24,900 new #COVID19 deaths will be reported during the week ending January 30. These forecasts predict 405,000 to 438,000 total COVID-19 deaths in the United States by January

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 07 2021 17:01:04

As of January 4, national forecasts predict that 12,900 to 24,900 new #COVID19 deaths will be reported during the week ending January 30. These forecasts predict 405,000 to 438,000 total COVID-19 deaths in the United States by January 30. More:

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 07 2021 16:12:03

.@CDCMMWR shows @healthvermont looked into #COVID19 testing data and found allowing people with no symptoms & a negative COVID-19 viral test on or after 7 days of quarantine to end quarantine is effective, & it supports CDC’s options to shorten

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 07 2021 15:05:03

A new @CDCMMWR looking at college athletes exposed to #COVID19 supports giving health departments options to potentially shorten quarantine periods to increase adherence. Learn more: https://t.co/WuPF7MWtOF        https://t.co/irsA0Zn7d7

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 07 2021 14:00:22

.@CDCMMWR finds an increase in #COVID19 cases linked to a university’s Greek life activities. Colleges & health departments can work together to slow the spread by getting students to wear masks, avoid gatherings, & follow other prevention measures. More: https://t.co/Tnu55QgHVF

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 07 2021 13:08:21

New @CDCMMWR finds U.S. counties with large colleges or universities saw a 56% increase in #COVID19 cases after starting in-person classes this fall. Students, faculty, & staff should wear a mask, stay 6 feet apart, & avoid gatherings to slow

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 07 2021 11:00:31

The COVID Data Tracker now includes the number of #LongTermCare staff and residents who have received their 1st dose of #COVID19 vaccine as part of the Federal Pharmacy Partnership for Long-Term Care Program. See latest numbers: https://t.co/Y4zOGzEBxs       https://t.co/UY99m6RBWL

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 07 2021 08:58:06

Rates of #COVID19 cases remain high across the United States. As cases go up, stay vigilant and practice healthy habits to help slow the spread: Avoid gatherings. Wear a mask. Stay 6 feet away from others. Wash your hands. More:

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 06 2021 18:06:45

The risk of getting very sick from COVID-19 far outweighs the risk of severe outcomes from #COVID19 vaccines. CDC & FDA review all serious adverse events reported w/ clinicians. Safety was paramount during the vaccine development process & continues to

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 06 2021 17:30:06

We can do it! We can #SlowTheSpread of #COVID19. Stay home if you can, #WearAMask, stay at least 6 feet apart from others, avoid crowds, and wash your hands often with soap and water. Learn more: https://t.co/oTWmSmMkcp       https://t.co/7I3aVsJodW

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 06 2021 17:01:32

Rates of #COVID19 cases remain high across the United States. As cases go up, stay vigilant and practice healthy habits to help slow the spread: 🚫 Avoid gatherings. 😷 Wear a mask. ↔️ Stay 6 feet away from others. 🖐️

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 06 2021 15:35:28

Sarah, a physician assistant in MN, rolled her #SleeveUp for her first dose of #COVID19 vaccine in late December. #Healthcare personnel are on the front line and COVID-19 vaccines will help protect them from getting COVID-19 so they can continue

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 06 2021 15:35:28

As more vaccine becomes available, more groups will be able to get a #COVID19 vaccine. Continue to #WearAMask over your nose and mouth, stay 6 feet from others, avoid crowds, wash your hands, and get vaccinated when it’s your turn.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 06 2021 14:40:12

Sarah, a physician’s assistant in MN, rolled her #SleeveUp for her first dose of #COVID19 vaccine in late December. #Healthcare personnel are on the front line and COVID-19 vaccines will help protect them from getting COVID-19 so they can continue

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 06 2021 14:40:13

As more vaccine becomes available, more groups will be able to get a #COVID19 vaccine. Continue to #WearAMask over your nose and mouth, stay 6 feet from others, avoid crowds, wash your hands, and get vaccinated when it’s your turn.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 06 2021 14:23:36

RT @CDCMMWR: A new MMWR finds severe allergic reaction following #COVID19 vaccination appears to be rare. CDC is monitoring reports of anaphylaxis & providing guidance so healthcare providers can prepare for the possibility of an allergic reaction after vaccination. http://bit.ly/MMWR1621

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 06 2021 13:07:39

New @CDCMMWR finds severe allergic reaction following #COVID19 vaccination appears to be rare. CDC is monitoring reports of anaphylaxis & providing guidance so healthcare providers can prepare for the possibility of an allergic reaction after vaccination. https://t.co/JPOI6QSz74 https://t.co/lmVV86Pkhy

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 06 2021 12:05:09

#StayInformed of #COVID19 data from your community and around the world using CDC’s COVID Data Tracker. The new global data tabs offer the latest on COVID-19 counts and rates, % change over the last 7 days, and trends: https://t.co/ec6OZivV6Z   

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 06 2021 11:30:10

Help CDC spread the word about how pregnant people can stay healthy during the pandemic. A new public service announcement (PSA) can help reach this important audience. Find it with #COVID19 PSAs here: https://t.co/t23vBhvTv3         https://t.co/1SZBTSp5Fb

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 05 2021 16:55:03

A mask is NOT a substitute for social distancing in helping protect against #COVID19. #WearAMask over your mouth and nose in addition to staying at least 6 feet apart from people who don’t live with you and washing your hands.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 05 2021 16:45:08

People with weakened immune systems, autoimmune conditions, or previously diagnosed with Guillain-Barre syndrome or Bell’s palsy may receive an mRNA #COVID19 vaccine. However, there are limited safety data. Learn more: https://t.co/a6ThYc23YY       https://t.co/8xFrWB0R7I

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 05 2021 15:45:02

Enjoy #exercise? You are less likely to be exposed to #COVID19 doing outdoor activities, like taking a run or walk outside, hiking a local trail, attending an outdoor yoga class, or working in the garden. More tips: https://t.co/lL3jQV8FJt     

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 05 2021 15:00:54

Your mask should cover your mouth AND nose. #COVID19 virus particles can enter and be spread from your mouth AND nose, so it is important to keep both covered. Learn more: https://t.co/ZOcs4YOS4i  #WearAMask https://t.co/TOa2zEKYyZ

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 05 2021 14:16:04

DYK? Two #COVID19 #vaccines have been approved. To prevent COVID-19, @US_FDA authorized the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for people aged 16+ and the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine for people aged 18+. Learn more: https://t.co/xqnuK2W1lE        https://t.co/twTIK0WpcZ

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 05 2021 13:05:06

Not only does your mask help protect those around you against #COVID19, it offers some protection for you, too. #WearAMask with 2-3 layers of tightly woven, breathable fabric. More tips: https://t.co/ZOcs4YOS4i https://t.co/PPwPT2xVkB

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 05 2021 12:31:02

#WearAMask 😷 to save lives. In Delaware, universal mask use helped reduce #COVID19 cases, hospitalizations ⚕️, and deaths. Choose a mask that covers your mouth 👄 and nose 👃 and fits snugly against the sides of your face. #SlowTheSpread Learn

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 05 2021 11:15:04

Join the CDC #COVID19 Partner Update Call Monday, January 11, at 3 pm ET via Zoom. Topic: CDC COVID-19 Case Investigation and Contact Tracing Guidance and Tools. Retweet and Register: https://t.co/PVWV8GQCHW #CaseInvestigation #ContactTracing  https://t.co/IKB7KZcLqg

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 04 2021 17:44:01

#COVID19 vaccines are an important tool to help stop the pandemic. As of January 4, 2021, more than 4.5 million people have received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. See more on COVID-19 vaccination data: https://t.co/Y4zOGzEBxs https://t.co/vgwPMJROSc

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 04 2021 17:01:02

The latest CDC #COVIDView report shows that in early December, weekly #COVID19-associated hospitalization rates reached their highest point since the beginning of the pandemic and remain high. Learn more: https://t.co/zP4VYlo0Pb. https://t.co/NCpcUTyqiI

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 04 2021 16:40:48

#COVID19 vaccination clinics are being held in #LongTermCare facilities across the country. CDC’s new toolkit will help facility administrators and clinical leadership prepare for vaccination and answer questions from staff and residents: https://t.co/xivgsrFkPP https://t.co/LixAw8R4f9

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 04 2021 16:15:05

Before your trip to the U.S. from the U.K., get tested for COVID-19. Plan to share your #COVID19 test results with your airline. Learn more about the other travel requirements: https://t.co/qvRdzJKEo3. https://t.co/AXgvfw22gn

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 04 2021 14:08:02

If you want to see people you don’t live with, you’re less likely to be exposed to #COVID19 during outdoor activities. Get together outside if you can. If you can’t, stay 6 feet apart and wear a mask. Limit your

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 04 2021 13:45:05

Stay on top of #COVID19 data from your community and around the world using CDC’s COVID Data Tracker. The new global data tabs offer the latest on COVID-19 counts and rates, % change over the last 7 days, and trends:

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 04 2021 13:10:03

We can do it! We can #SlowTheSpread of #COVID19. Stay home if you can, #WearAMask, stay at least 6 feet apart from others, avoid crowds, and wash your hands often with soap and water. Learn more: https://t.co/qKkt9oEm7M. https://t.co/lHxIUPfILE

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 04 2021 12:40:02

Share critical information about #COVID19 with pregnant people. CDC’s new public service announcement (PSA) provides tips for pregnant people on how to stay safe. Find it and other #COVID19 PSAs here: https://t.co/t23vBhvTv3. https://t.co/UOu4eKczuF

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

If you travel on public transportation like airplanes, trains, subways, buses, taxis, ride-shares, ships, or ferries, @CDCgov strongly recommends wearing a mask while waiting, boarding, and riding to slow the spread of #COVID19. Learn more: https://t.co/lfObKiaTot. https://t.co/QYZrVLdQom

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 03 2021 16:00:21

The risk of animals spreading #COVID19 to people remains low. If you’re sick, avoid contact with pets and other animals, including livestock and wildlife, to protect them from possible infection. Learn more: https://t.co/gNCS7iwcNK https://t.co/WDWUzncv9L

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 03 2021 13:38:00

Things to know: #COVID19 vaccine 🌡️ Some side effects are normal. 💸 In most cases, COVID-19 vaccines will be available for free. 👨‍🔬Many vaccines are still being developed & tested. 😷Vaccines are one of many tools to help stop this

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 03 2021 12:28:01

If someone you live with is 65 or older or has a serious underlying condition, they are more likely to get very sick 🌡️ from #COVID19. Everyone in the house should take extra care to avoid 🚫 spreading COVID-19. More:

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 03 2021 08:00:24

There is no evidence that animals are playing a significant role in the spread of #COVID19 to people. The main risk of COVID-19 is close contact with an infected person. If you are sick, avoid contact with people and animals.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 02 2021 16:45:02

If you have recovered from #COVID19, still #WearAMask. Cases of reinfection have been reported but remain rare. Reinfection means a person got sick, recovered, and then got sick again. Learn more: https://t.co/iOQv5OMdKA. https://t.co/DQNxNPri3V

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 02 2021 11:01:06

Some efforts to stop #COVID19 can have unintended negative consequences. CDC’s new Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities web resources provide information to help avoid creating or worsening disparities through response strategies. Learn more: https://t.co/rbljV1oycg. https://t.co/EZ9GzRKNp2

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 02 2021 06:00:18

#Parents: Act now to protect your kids from #COVID19 when school resumes. #StayHome if you can this holiday season. If you do travel, get your family tested before and after your trip. More travel tips: https://t.co/6WzCYAQFRz https://t.co/JhOzNwsike

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 01 2021 13:14:00

#COVID19 vaccines are one of many important tools to help us stop this pandemic. Help slow the spread: ✔️ Get vaccinated when it’s available. 😷 Wear a mask over your nose AND mouth. ↔ Stay 6 feet from others and

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – January 01 2021 09:01:03

FACT: #COVID19 vaccination helps keep you from getting COVID-19. The vaccines currently available in the U.S. are more than 90% effective at preventing COVID-19, according to clinical trials, and are important tools to stop the pandemic. Learn more: https://t.co/0UmX1D08LV. https://t.co/E0WUODScQ0

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 31 2020 17:15:02

How do you keep an almost-eradicated virus in check during #COVID19? The Global Polio Eradication Initiative surveillance sleuths who are fighting to #EndPolio have a plan: https://t.co/G9igoeZvLn. #GlobalHealth https://t.co/aE7DPW2uHS

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 31 2020 15:26:02

An ongoing CDC study of household spread of #COVID19 published in @CDCMWMR finds reducing quarantine to fewer than 14 days might be easier to comply with but carries some risk of spreading the virus. Learn more: https://t.co/7hwkP2W7Fi. https://t.co/iJimcZZHNC

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 31 2020 15:00:00

How do we know if vaccines are safe? @aasian and CDC’s Tia Rogers discuss U.S. vaccine safety systems and how they ensure all #COVID19 vaccines are as safe as possible. Learn more: https://t.co/YXbQZjlZyo. https://t.co/O7TmwxZFCW

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 31 2020 14:20:03

New @CDCMMWR illustrates data showing #COVID19 case rates were on the rise in people of all ages from early October to mid-November. Protect yourself and your loved ones: wear a mask, stay 6 feet apart, and avoid gatherings. Learn more:

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 31 2020 13:15:05

#College students: Will you return to campus in January? Act now to slow #COVID19 on campus. #StayHome if you can this holiday season. If you have to travel to go back to college, get tested before and after you return.

More Georgians to Become Eligible for Vaccine

Governor Brian Kemp and Commissioner Kathleen Toomey, M.D., M.P.H., tonight announced plans to add adults aged 65 and older, law enforcement  officers, firefighters and first responders to the current group of individuals eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccination. Click the link below to read the full release.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 31 2020 12:30:09

Do you serve #pregnant people in your community? CDC’s new public service announcement (PSA) has tips for pregnant people on how to stay safe during the pandemic. Find it and other #COVID19 PSAs here: https://t.co/t23vBhvTv3. https://t.co/W1ghe8aq8c

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 31 2020 12:00:03

Wearing a mask protects you & others from #COVID19. Do your part to slow the spread: 😷Wear a mask over your mouth AND nose 🏠Stay home if you can ↔ Stay 6 feet apart 🚫Avoid crowds 🚫Avoid poorly ventilated spaces

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 31 2020 11:00:48

The Moderna #COVID19 vaccine is the second vaccine authorized and recommended for use in the U.S. This 2-dose mRNA vaccine was studied rigorously for safety and effectiveness and is recommended for people aged 18 and older. Learn more about this

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 31 2020 09:00:50

As #COVID19 cases rise in many parts of the U.S., the safest choice this #NewYear is staying home. Celebrate with the people you live with by watching a livestreamed firework display, concert, or other New Year’s programming from home. More

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 30 2020 18:57:14

Health officials in UK & South Africa report 2 new variants of the virus that causes #COVID19. Both variants appear to infect people more easily. There is currently no evidence that the variants cause more severe disease or increase the

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 30 2020 16:07:04

Planning for the #NewYear? As #COVID19 cases rise in many parts of the U.S., staying home is the safest choice. Consider hosting a virtual celebration with friends and family. Enjoy a virtual dinner or dessert, then count down to midnight

December 30, 2020 Executive Orders

Executive Orders December 30, 2020 On December 30, 2020, Gov. Brian Kemp issued two new Executive Orders extending the Public Health State of Emergency until February 7, 2021 at 11:59 pm and renewing public guidance for Empowering a Healthy Georgia

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 30 2020 15:00:20

#Parents: Act now to protect your kids from #COVID19 when school resumes. #StayHome if you can this holiday season. If you do travel, get your family tested before and after your trip. More travel tips: https://t.co/PKMh0jDhuh, https://t.co/m6TwELliWq

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 30 2020 13:38:02

As #COVID19 cases rise in many parts of the United States, staying home this #NewYear is the safest choice to protect yourself and others. Decorate your home, have a dance party with your family, or play games. More tips: https://t.co/niAizr4HON.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 30 2020 13:00:25

🧪 COVID-19 Science Update: Read the latest #COVID19 research on long-distance spread of virus through respiratory droplets, vaccine safety, and COVID-19 spread in schools. 👓 Read the full update: https://t.co/1OkUQKDaIN. https://t.co/vJfh6UaKo3

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 30 2020 12:32:02

#COVID19 has killed more than 300,000 people in the United States. Data can help save lives. Use data to inform decisions that protect you, your family, and your community. Find the latest information on COVID-19 on CDC’s COVID Data Tracker:

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 30 2020 10:00:53

#COVID19 can spread anywhere, even places where you feel safe, like your home. If one person in your household gets COVID-19, it can spread to others. If you go out, wear a mask, stay 6 feet from others, avoid crowds,

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 29 2020 16:00:27

Pregnant? You may discuss #COVID19 vaccines with your doctor, but it’s not required before vaccination. While studies have not yet been done, experts believe mRNA vaccines like COVID-19 vaccines are unlikely to pose a risk for #pregnant people. More: https://t.co/pBVlI6STf8.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 29 2020 15:30:11

The latest CDC #COVIDView report shows that national measures used to track the spread of #COVID19-associated illness went down or held steady this week compared to last week. Learn more: https://t.co/zP4VYlo0Pb. https://t.co/Lp1mtU8Ivq

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 29 2020 13:00:00

Are you feeling sad or lonely because of #COVID19? You’re not alone. Watch the tips that CDC’s Tia Rogers gives @aasian on how to cope with these feelings and learn more: https://t.co/GKZV8vbeel. https://t.co/NxFQu0zouK

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 29 2020 12:40:02

New on CDC’s COVID Data Tracker: the daily Community Profile Report provides easily interpretable information on key indicators for the #COVID19 response. Download the data that guides the national COVID-19 response. Learn more: https://t.co/M7q8fMAKAu. https://t.co/6gNbttbhWw

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 29 2020 12:08:03

#College students: Will you return to campus in January? Act now to slow #COVID19 on campus. #StayHome if you can this holiday season. If you have to travel to go back to college, get tested before and after you return.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 29 2020 11:10:03

While #flu and #COVID19 have some symptoms in common, change in or loss of taste or smell are symptoms only associated with COVID-19. #StayInformed about the differences between flu and COVID-19 here: https://t.co/Uf4nhd9Y7K. https://t.co/l1Rjtp4UuT

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 29 2020 11:00:29

As #COVID19 cases rise, the safest choice this #NewYear is staying home. Celebrate with the people you live with by watching a livestreamed firework display, concert, or other New Year’s programming from home. More tips: https://t.co/niAizr4HON. https://t.co/nJrwMcZPvn

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 28 2020 18:41:01

The latest CDC #COVIDView report shows that #COVID19-associated hospitalizations reached their highest point of the pandemic in late November and have since remained high, but stable. Learn more: https://t.co/zP4VYlo0Pb. https://t.co/97kvrULNaj

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 28 2020 17:26:37

FACT: #COVID19 vaccination helps keep you from getting COVID-19. The vaccines currently available in the U.S. are more than 90% effective at preventing COVID-19, according to clinical trials, and are important tools to stop the pandemic. Learn more: https://t.co/KL3fJrcjsG. https://t.co/WAkti62c0X

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 28 2020 16:00:21

We can do it! #SlowTheSpread. 💪 As #COVID19 cases, hospitalizations, & deaths increase across the US, take steps to protect yourself & others: 🏠Stay home if you can. 😷Wear a mask. ↔ Stay 6 feet apart. 🚫Avoid crowds. 🖐Wash your

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 28 2020 15:05:08

Q: How many people need to get a #COVID19 vaccine for herd immunity? A: While experts don’t yet know how many people would need to get vaccinated to achieve herd immunity, vaccination is a safer way to build protection than

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 28 2020 15:01:02

Before your trip to the US from the UK, get tested for COVID-19. Plan to share your #COVID19 test results with your airline. Learn more about the other travel requirements: https://t.co/55CXrLzdvo. https://t.co/VSm9L08Dem

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 28 2020 14:02:14

#WearAMask. #COVID19 has killed 330,000+ Americans. A😷mask protects: • You • Your family • Your friends • Those more likely to get very sick Do your part: ↔ stay 6 feet apart, 🚫avoid crowds & poorly ventilated spaces, 🖐wash your

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 28 2020 12:29:03

As #COVID19 cases rise, the safest choices for celebrating the #NewYear are to stay home and welcome 2021 with the people you live with, or virtually with loved ones elsewhere. Call friends and family to count down to New Year’s

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 27 2020 12:00:47

If you travel on public transportation like airplanes, trains, subways, buses, taxis, ride-shares, ships, or ferries, @CDCgov strongly recommends wearing a mask while waiting, boarding, and riding to slow the spread of #COVID19. Learn more: https://t.co/lfObKhThZT. https://t.co/VM0iF0lM4U

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 26 2020 16:21:02

Wearing a mask helps protect you from breathing in the virus that causes COVID-19. #WearAMask over your mouth and nose to reduce the spread of #COVID19 to your friends, family and community members. Learn more: https://t.co/jkWwZTxyhs. https://t.co/vYpEmnenaK

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 26 2020 13:50:01

Remember: Antibiotics do not work on viral infections, like #COVID19, colds, or flu. Antibiotics can save lives but can cause side effects and lead to #AntibioticResistance. Learn more: https://t.co/AyvMA6PvJT. https://t.co/SXBL7XCm7T

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 26 2020 13:00:40

#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 – December 26 2020 10:34:00

Let’s talk about #COVID19 symptoms with @hannahemaute and CDC’s Tia Rogers. Learn more about the wide range of #COVID19 symptoms reported, from mild symptoms to severe illness: https://t.co/SNXT5i8Tf3. https://t.co/of94qbOCug

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 25 2020 11:45:00

Each of these 3 healthy habits adds a layer of protection against #COVID19: #WearAMask over your mouth and nose. Stay at least 6ft apart – avoid crowds. Wash hands or use hand sanitizer w/ at least 60% alcohol. We all

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 24 2020 13:26:01

The Pfizer-BioNTech #COVID19 vaccine is the first vaccine authorized and recommended for use in the U.S. Based on clinical trials, the 2-dose mRNA vaccine is as safe as possible and well-tolerated. Learn more, including common side effects and safety data:

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 24 2020 12:31:02

Many racial and ethnic minority groups are at greater risk of getting sick, having severe illness, and dying from COVID-19. CDC’s Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities web resources help explain why #COVID19 affects some groups differently. https://t.co/rbljV1oycg https://t.co/SpEOREXrVr

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 23 2020 16:54:16

U.S. #COVID19 cases are rising with an average 66 cases per 100,000 people over the last 7 days. This holiday season, help slow the spread: 🚫 Avoid travel and gatherings. 😷 Wear a mask. ↔️ Stay 6 feet away from

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 23 2020 15:46:00

Together, we can slow the spread of #COVID19. As CDC’s Tia Rogers tells @aasian, #WearAMask, stay at least 6 feet away from others you don’t live with, and wash your hands often. Learn more: https://t.co/DmfPOAPMjW. https://t.co/0ABgSEcfa2

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 23 2020 15:18:42

The U.S. has passed an early but important milestone in bringing the #COVID19 pandemic to an end. More than 1 million people received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine in the past 10 days. With #COVID19 cases surging nationwide, this

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 23 2020 11:53:00

Stay home to best protect yourself and others from #COVID19 this holiday season. Host a virtual holiday meal with friends and family, gather for a virtual gift exchange, decorate your home, or make festive crafts. More tips: https://t.co/PamSx6NqyB. https://t.co/XxTZczuzEq

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 23 2020 10:53:04

#WearAMask 17.9+ million total #COVID19 cases in the U.S. A 😷mask protects you and others. Continue to ↔ stay 6 feet apart, 🚫avoid crowds & poorly ventilated spaces, 🖐wash your hands often. Learn more: https://t.co/tt49zOn1hf. https://t.co/MspnHg3dYM

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 23 2020 09:55:04

Travel can increase your risk of getting and spreading #COVID19. If traveling to visit loved ones, you should be thought of as an overnight guest and take all precautions for 14 days upon arrival. Visit the Travel and Overnight Guests

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 22 2020 20:31:42

Now that a second #COVID19 vaccine has been approved, more people can get vaccinated. Supplies are limited, but they will increase in the coming weeks & months. Vaccine distribution and administration data are now online and will be updated daily:

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 22 2020 17:00:02

A new version of the virus that causes #COVID19 has been detected by UK officials. CDC is monitoring the situation and communicating with UK officials. CDC will provide updates as new information becomes available. More: https://t.co/5vCR4r8hUi. https://t.co/rPHBg9QAwx

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 22 2020 17:00:02

Many viruses constantly change through mutation. More study is needed to understand how widely the #COVID19 variant reported in the UK has spread and how it differs from other versions spreading in the UK and potentially around the world. https://t.co/EIhzhQoQ0o.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 22 2020 13:16:02

CDC has accepted ACIP’s recommendation for the next phases of #COVID19 vaccination — 1B: frontline workers & people ages 75+ and 1C: people with certain underlying medical conditions, people ages 65-74, and other essential workers. Learn more: https://t.co/cYJxH31I3F. https://t.co/etVQAYeNNP

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 22 2020 13:01:00

#DYK? When soap & water aren’t available, hand sanitizers can prevent the spread of #COVID19. Hand sanitizer should contain at least 60% alcohol. Alcohol can be labeled as: • Ethanol • Ethyl alcohol • Isopropanol • 2-propanol More information: https://t.co/p296JFoAkp.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 22 2020 10:47:00

.@hannahemaute and CDC’s Tia Rogers take a look at how you can celebrate the holidays in a safer way with your family and friends while slowing the spread of #COVID19. Learn more: https://t.co/PamSx6vPa1. https://t.co/bQyeGC3u5J

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 22 2020 08:55:03

DYK? If you ride public transit, you should #WearAMask over your nose and mouth. Stay up to date with local transit authorities for the latest information. #SlowTheSpread of #COVID19. Learn more: https://t.co/x1x4xRmezc. https://t.co/RweNWYUYbe

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 21 2020 17:30:13

HCPs: Looking for tools to build confidence about #COVID19 vaccines among your team? CDC’s COVID-19 Vaccination Communication Toolkit can help you discuss available vaccines and help them communicate with patients: https://t.co/c0pf0dfkS8. https://t.co/gGmfieyNwK

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 21 2020 16:43:25

URGENT: #WearAMask #COVID19 cases, hospitalizations, & deaths are rising rapidly. A 😷mask helps protect you & others. For the best protection, also ↔ stay 6️ ft apart, 🚫avoid crowds & poorly ventilated spaces, 🖐wash your hands often. Do your part:

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 21 2020 11:31:03

The latest CDC #COVIDView report shows #COVID19-associated hospitalization rates remain much higher in Hispanic/Latino people, non-Hispanic American Indian/Alaska Native people, and non-Hispanic Black people, compared with non-Hispanic White people: https://t.co/zP4VYlo0Pb https://t.co/XIRduYIquw

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 20 2020 16:45:52

Providers and distributors are working as fast as possible to administer initial supplies of #COVID19 vaccines. While supplies are limited, they will increase in the coming weeks and months. New vaccine administration and distribution data are available: https://t.co/mUsXpasZ4S https://t.co/8iaYLfjUHv

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 20 2020 15:52:00

Stay home to best protect yourself and others from #COVID19 this holiday season. Host a virtual holiday meal with friends and family, gather for a virtual gift exchange, decorate your home, or make festive crafts. More tips: https://t.co/PamSx6NqyB     

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 20 2020 15:35:02

If you travel on public transportation like airplanes, trains, subways, buses, taxis, ride-shares, ships, or ferries, @CDCgov strongly recommends wearing a mask while waiting, boarding, and riding to slow the spread of #COVID19. Learn more: https://t.co/lfObKiaTot        https://t.co/obmegnt3wB

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

Read today’s @CDCMMWR report on interim recommendations from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), as adopted by CDC, on the second #COVID19 vaccine available under Emergency Use Authorization in the U.S. https://t.co/0D5qC5Husz      https://t.co/m8JaWgXjWb

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 20 2020 13:16:02

CDC has accepted the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ recommendation for use of the second authorized #COVID19 vaccine. With 2 recommended vaccines, ACIP will recommend additional groups for vaccination. Current recommendations: https://t.co/cYJxH31I3F   https://t.co/qOQwyASpSG

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 20 2020 12:26:01

💡#DYK? When soap & water aren’t available, hand sanitizers can prevent the spread of #COVID19. 🖐Hand sanitizer should contain at least 60% alcohol. Alcohol can be labeled as: • Ethanol • Ethyl alcohol • Isopropanol • 2-propanol More information: https://t.co/gr0Qk0kWmQ 

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 20 2020 11:00:43

Most pets that have gotten sick from #COVID19 were infected after close contact with a person with the virus. If you’re sick, avoid contact with your pet like you would with people. Talk to your vet about health concerns you

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 19 2020 17:06:01

Travel can increase your risk of getting and spreading #COVID19. If traveling to visit loved ones, you should be thought of as an overnight guest and take all precautions for 14 days upon arrival. Visit the Travel and Overnight Guests

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 19 2020 15:17:00

Some #WearAMask because they want to keep their children safe. Some wear a mask because they want to protect essential workers. We all have different reasons to wear a mask & slow the spread of #COVID19. CDC responders workforce share

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 19 2020 15:05:04

#COVID19 has been reported in mink in several countries, including the US, but there is no evidence that animals are playing a significant role in the spread of infection to people. The main risk is from close contact with a

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 19 2020 11:30:04

DYK? If you ride public transit, you should #WearAMask over your nose and mouth. Stay up to date with local transit authorities for the latest information. #SlowTheSpread of #COVID19. Learn more: https://t.co/tQ0pQSi2gR         https://t.co/G2CYfJQnI3