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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

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 18 2020 17:30:13

The latest #COVIDView report from CDC shows that the number of #COVID19 deaths has been rising in the U.S. since October. Do your part to help slow the spread this holiday season. Learn how: https://t.co/PamSx6NqyB          https://t.co/vwRFz91uZZ

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 18 2020 17:00:22

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 18 2020 16:02:02

A new study shows that adults 18-49 with no underlying health conditions can still develop severe #COVID19. 😷 Wear a mask. ↔️ Stay 6 feet apart. 🚫 Avoid crowds. 🖐️ Wash your hands. Learn more: https://t.co/T5SU5XioVC         https://t.co/nJyAmcx0UY

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 18 2020 15:26:02

Vaccinating #LongTermCare facility residents will save lives. They are at high risk for severe illness and dying from #COVID19. That’s why CDC recommends they be among the first to receive a COVID-19 vaccine: https://t.co/GQe3DBBIrd         https://t.co/SBwAcBIANz

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 18 2020 14:44:02

On 12/19/20, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices meets to vote on whether to recommend the Moderna #COVID19 vaccine, if @US_FDA grants authorization. On 12/20/20, the committee will vote on what groups should be vaccinated next. Watch here: https://t.co/f1HejUPsgP https://t.co/xG0OGkZKq5

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 18 2020 13:10:07

Many racial and ethnic minority groups are at greater risk of getting sick, having severe illness, and dying from #COVID19. CDC’s Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities web resources provide access to information about this unequal impact. Learn more: https://t.co/rbljV1oycg   

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 18 2020 12:00:36

#HCP’s: Attend CDC’s COCA call:“ What Clinicians Need to Know About the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna #COVID19 Vaccines”, TODAY 12/18 at 2pm E.T. Details: https://t.co/URuqFfCJTO       https://t.co/Bs66wHwZa6

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 17 2020 17:30:11

As of December 14, national forecasts predict that 15,800 to 27,700 new #COVID19 deaths will be reported during the week ending January 9. These forecasts predict 357,000 to 391,000 total COVID-19 deaths in the United States by January 9. More:

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 17 2020 15:30:10

New @CDCMMWR finds that since #COVID19, @HRSAgov-funded health centers in urban areas were more likely to provide visits virtually than those in rural areas. Read more: https://t.co/dEMNdjfFMP https://t.co/bFqe42KPmq

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 17 2020 14:45:04

A new @CDCMMWR finds differences in potential #COVID19 exposures among poultry processing workers born outside the U.S. compared with those born in the U.S. https://t.co/09tqbsg4sg        https://t.co/arAMyIhQyC

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 17 2020 14:00:01

#DYK? Anyone can get #COVID19. Some are at higher risk of getting very ill, including older people. If you’re sick: •Stay home & isolate, except to get medical care. •Get care immediately if you have emergency warning signs like trouble

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 17 2020 13:10:47

New @CDCMMWR discusses findings from a CDC and @HRSAgov analysis indicating that HRSA-funded health centers have afforded racial and ethnic minority populations access to #COVID19 testing during the pandemic. Read more: https://t.co/9JCDAeruTc       https://t.co/WMvRcg87Gg

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 17 2020 11:54:03

🧪 COVID-19 Science Update: Read the latest #COVID19 research on vaccine safety, spread of the virus on airplanes and the impact of stay-at-home orders. 👓 Read the full update: https://t.co/uQmkaIp9a6      https://t.co/OXssORep0C

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 16 2020 17:20:03

#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 – December 16 2020 17:01:03

Rates of #COVID19 continue to increase nationwide. This holiday season, protect your loved ones with healthy habits: 😷 Wear a mask. 🚫 Avoid travel and gatherings. ↔️ Stay 6 feet away from others 🖐️ Wash your hands. See more: https://t.co/gp6X4zTnBT

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 16 2020 16:05:04

URGENT. Many more people will get sick and die from #COVID19 unless we #SlowTheSpread. 300,000+ Americans already have died. Protect yourself and others: 🏠Stay home if you can. 😷Wear a mask. ↔ Stay 6 feet apart. 🚫Avoid crowds. 🖐Wash your

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 16 2020 14:43:02

Monitoring the impact of #COVID19 during pregnancy can help protect #pregnant women and their babies. View the latest data on COVID-19 and pregnant women on the COVID Data Tracker, CDC’s home for COVID-19 data. Learn more: https://t.co/QkeX7mLUch      https://t.co/ghfQAZ9jCJ

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 16 2020 12:30:22

#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 16 2020 11:48:04

Students: if you’re going home to see loved ones over the holidays, take precautions to reduce the spread of respiratory viruses like flu and #COVID19. There’s still time to roll your #SleeveUp and get your #flushot. #FightFlu https://t.co/NjYVj923Zq     

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 16 2020 11:01:09

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 15 2020 16:40:00

Side effects after getting a #COVID19 vaccine are normal signs your body is building protection. Side effects may even feel like flu and might affect your ability to do daily activities, but they should go away in a few days.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 15 2020 15:05:08

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 https://t.co/iKQYXzQ2tP

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 15 2020 14:16:00

URGENT: #COVID19 has killed 298,000+ people across the U.S. Many more people will get sick & die unless we slow the spread. 🏠Stay home if you can. 😷Wear a mask. ↔ Stay 6 feet apart. 🚫Avoid crowds. 🚫Avoid poorly ventilated

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 15 2020 13:09:07

New @CDCMMWR study in Mississippi: children w/ #COVID19 were more likely to have attended gatherings or have visitors at home than those who tested negative. Children who tested positive were not more likely to have attended school or childcare in

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 15 2020 12:50:04

A person with #COVID19 can spread it for 2-14 days without showing any symptoms, and asymptomatic cases are common. You may not know you have COVID-19, so #WearAMask to help stop the spread. More tips: https://t.co/dslnx9kZQS       https://t.co/XGuMYvGKtE

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 14 2020 17:00:24

Have you gotten a #COVID19 vaccine? Register for v-safe, a smartphone-based tool that allows people to tell CDC how they feel after vaccination. You’ll receive personalized health check-ins and a reminder when it is time for your 2nd dose of

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 14 2020 15:26:01

Ways you can slow the spread of #COVID19: • 😷Wear a mask & avoid crowds. • Watch out for COVID-19 symptoms and get tested. • 🤒Stay home & isolate if you’re sick, except to get medical care. 👀 Find out

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 14 2020 14:00:29

#HCPs: CDC recently updated guidelines for collecting, handling, and testing clinical specimens for #COVID19. These guidelines provide new training infographics for nasopharyngeal (NP) and nasal mid-turbinate (NMT) swab collection. Learn more: https://t.co/tLIlhG9oGS       https://t.co/aq5igkKYd2

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 14 2020 12:18:02

The latest CDC #COVIDView report shows that the percentage of #COVID19-associated deaths has been on the rise since October and is now higher than the peak seen during the summer. Learn more: https://t.co/zP4VYlo0Pb https://t.co/atKQTXArYN

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 14 2020 11:45:09

#HCPs: Attend the #CDC COCA call TODAY at 1 pm ET. Find out “What Every Clinician Should Know about #COVID19 #Vaccine Safety.” Get call details and learn more: https://t.co/MoYhvMMCFB      https://t.co/U8F9EMuIdR

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 13 2020 17:10:02

#HCPs: Attend the #CDC COCA call Monday, 12/14, at 1 pm ET. Find out “What Every Clinician Should Know about #COVID19 #Vaccine Safety.” Get call details and learn more: https://t.co/MoYhvMMCFB https://t.co/CrDxEn5YAL

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 13 2020 15:59:01

#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 13 2020 15:00:32

Practice everyday food safety during #COVID19. Clean fruits & vegetables at home by gently rinsing them under cold, running water. Do not use soap, bleach, sanitizer, alcohol or any other disinfectant, even if you will not be eating the peel.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 13 2020 13:24:35

Read today’s @CDCMMWR report on interim recommendations from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), as adopted by CDC, on the first #COVID19 vaccine available under Emergency Use Authorization in the U.S. https://t.co/rOxgEzoCqe       https://t.co/U3bu6GIA4E

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 13 2020 13:21:01

CDC has accepted the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ (ACIP) recommendation of the first authorized #COVID19 vaccine for people 16 years and older. Healthcare personnel and long-term care facility residents should be vaccinated first. More: https://t.co/cYJxH31I3F https://t.co/rBioalKbbP

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 13 2020 13:00:37

When at the grocery store, #WearAMask over your nose and mouth. Stay at least 6 feet away from others. Wash your hands often or use hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol. Shop at non-peak hours if you can. #SlowTheSpread

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 12 2020 17:00:22

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/4cYbU4y1EF

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 12 2020 12:00:45

A flu vaccine is more important than ever to protect you & the people around you from flu & help reduce the burden on healthcare systems responding to #COVID19. #DoYourPart: #SleeveUp to #FightFlu. Learn more: https://t.co/lqz40T50b1  #PrepYourHealth #NIVW  https://t.co/CauBeLrs1v

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

UPDATE: Sunday’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices meeting has been moved to today, Sat. 12/12 The committee will vote on whether to recommend the first #COVID19 vaccine that has been issued emergency use authorization by @US_FDA. Watch live: https://t.co/K7MEGB6tY3 https://t.co/6VeRspGp7r

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 11 2020 17:26:43

The latest CDC #COVIDView report shows that the percentage of people nationally testing positive for #COVID19 increased compared to the week before. This percentage is on the rise in 9 of 10 regions. Learn more: https://t.co/zP4VYlo0Pb       https://t.co/ISsRixbJhH

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 11 2020 16:35:02

#COVID19 cases are increasing dramatically. This increase is not due to more testing. As the number of cases rise, so does percentage of tests coming back positive, an indication that COVID-19 is spreading. Learn more about cases in your area:

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 11 2020 15:27:00

Do you know how to protect yourself when going out? •😷Wear a mask •Stay 6ft apart & avoid crowds •Avoid indoor spaces • 👏Wash hands often The more steps you & your family take to prevent the spread of #COVID19,

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 11 2020 14:41:02

🧪 COVID-19 Science Update: Read the latest #COVID19 research on infections in families of healthcare workers, disease severity in children, vaccine safety, and more. 👓 Read the full update: https://t.co/ZbG3FxqPpn        https://t.co/sirQfvAopl

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 11 2020 13:54:00

#COVID19 vaccines will all undergo the same rigorous review before they are authorized and then recommended. Dr. Amanda Cohn explains how a devoted group of experts develops recommendations and advises CDC on the use of vaccines in the U.S. https://t.co/befmVpJWPp

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 11 2020 12:55:04

Since #COVID19 vaccine supply initially will be limited, healthcare personnel are recommended to be among the first vaccinated. Healthcare personnel can be at high risk of being exposed to COVID-19 and spreading it to others. See the full recommendation: https://t.co/mUUycamMfS

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 11 2020 11:55:13

CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices is meeting today and Sunday to discuss and then vote on whether to recommend a #COVID19 vaccine if FDA grants an emergency use authorization. Tune into the live webcast here: https://t.co/f1HejUPsgP      https://t.co/HCA8PAuhpb

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 10 2020 17:30:14

mRNA vaccines teach our cells how to make a piece of a protein, without interacting with our DNA, to trigger an immune response and build immunity to the virus that causes #COVID19. Learn about mRNA vaccines and how they work:

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 10 2020 17:10:03

As of December 7, national forecasts predict that 12,600 to 23,400 new #COVID19 deaths will be reported during the week ending January 2. These forecasts predict 332,000 to 362,000 total COVID-19 deaths in the United States by January 2. More:

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 10 2020 16:55:02

#HCPs: Are you planning to provide #COVID19 vaccine to your patients? Your local health department will offer trainings covering topics like vaccine storage and inventory management to make sure you’re prepared. Learn more: https://t.co/cjM7yVIRMo         https://t.co/kGgGzw63x2

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 10 2020 15:05:08

A flu vaccine is more important than ever to protect you & the people around you from flu & help reduce the burden on healthcare systems responding to #COVID19. #DoYourPart: #SleeveUp to #FightFlu. Learn more: https://t.co/lqz40T50b1  #PrepYourHealth #NIVW  https://t.co/dAoYuRGhq3

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 10 2020 15:00:25

A new @CDCMMWR shows that the #COVID19–associated death rate among adults who are American Indian or Alaska Native was almost 2 times that among non-Hispanic White adults. Learn more: https://t.co/66Xiuvk1Wa https://t.co/Xt2pN9LReU

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 10 2020 12:45:08

Wondering what’s happening in your community? Use @CDCgov’s COVID Data Tracker new County View tab to help you make decisions. View #COVID19 cases, deaths, laboratory testing, and more for your community all in one convenient location. Learn more: https://t.co/O1iqwrs0JZ https://t.co/AooBUEeNck

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 10 2020 12:15:05

CDC and @USDS are piloting the new SimpleReport app that makes it faster and easier for #COVID19 testing sites to enter and report results. Watch this news story: https://t.co/eMgINnmiYn Learn more: https://t.co/SzDCzg1kAN

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 09 2020 17:40:45

Rates of #COVID19 are increasing across the country, with the highest case rates in the last week seen in the Midwest and Central United States. Help slow the spread: 😷 Wear a mask. ↔️ Stay 6 ft from others. 🚫

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 09 2020 17:40:46

Daily number of #COVID19 deaths is also rising. In last 7 days, there has been a 51% increase in the reported number of new deaths compared with the previous 7 days. It’s important to know what’s happening in your community.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 09 2020 16:30:20

Masking is a two-way street. Masks help protect you, in case someone around you has #COVID19. Masks also help protect others, in case you have COVID-19 but don’t know it. #WearAMask to #SlowTheSpread. Learn more: https://t.co/jkWwZTxyhs        https://t.co/51g0zgT3Pk

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 09 2020 14:56:02

Since #COVID19 vaccine supply initially will be limited, healthcare personnel are recommended to be among the first vaccinated. Healthcare personnel can be at high risk of being exposed to COVID-19 and spreading it to others. See the full recommendation: https://t.co/YuBxKfR6nD

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 09 2020 13:58:02

Health Departments and HCPs: CDC has new recommendations for prioritizing case investigations and contact tracing for #COVID19 in high burden jurisdictions. Learn more: https://t.co/dxqRx4gABE https://t.co/DKbl7GzHk3

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 09 2020 11:46:04

When at the grocery store, #WearAMask over your nose and mouth. Stay at least 6 feet away from others. Wash your hands often or use hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol. Shop at non-peak hours if you can. #SlowTheSpread

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 08 2020 17:05:04

#DYK? Some hand sanitizers are more effective than others. Your hand sanitizer should: • Contain at least 60% alcohol • NOT be on @US_FDA’s Do-Not-Use List • Be rubbed all over hands and fingers until dry For more information, visit:

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 08 2020 16:33:09

Join the CDC EPIC Team for a webinar on December 9 at 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Subject matter experts will discuss the importance of building community trust and its impact on contact tracing during #COVID19. Learn more: https://t.co/7pxVQFpot4

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 08 2020 15:52:02

K-12 Administrators: CDC has updated tools with new considerations to slow the spread of #COVID19 in #Schools. The tools can help whether schools in your state or district are virtual, fully open, or partially open for in-person learning. More tips:

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 08 2020 13:59:02

mRNA vaccines teach our cells how to make a piece of a protein, without interacting with our DNA, to trigger an immune response and build immunity to the virus that causes #COVID19. Learn about mRNA vaccines and how they work:

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 08 2020 12:55:04

Handwashing is one of the best ways to protect yourself & your family from getting sick with #COVID19. Learn when & how you should wash your hands to #StayHealthy: https://t.co/qWpjbblUMY #PrepYourHealth https://t.co/ot8ofysKfT

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 08 2020 11:55:00

💡 Things to know about the #COVID19 Pandemic: •3️⃣ ways to slow the spread •How to get a test •🤒 Symptoms to watch out for •What to do if you’re sick 👓 Find information about these and other important topics:

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 08 2020 11:00:34

#HCPs: Attend today’s COCA call at 2 pm ET on Impacts of Telehealth on Health Equity from the Perspective of Large Healthcare Systems during #COVID19. Learn more: https://t.co/ray07UBey7      https://t.co/oDVqmEwNaS

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 07 2020 19:00:14

You can pass #COVID19 to others even if you don’t have symptoms or if your symptoms are mild symptoms. If you have been exposed to COVID-19, limit close contact with others, including people you live with. Learn more: https://t.co/443nA0Tfhk  

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 07 2020 18:38:01

#HCPs: Attend the COCA call, Tues., 12/8, at 2 pm ET. Topic: Impacts of Telehealth on Health Equity from the Perspective of Large Healthcare Systems during #COVID19. Learn more: https://t.co/ray07UjDGz https://t.co/E0j8mCpWYr

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 07 2020 13:08:26

New @CDCMMWR finds Head Start programs successfully implemented #COVID19 CDC guidance for childcare programs that offer in-person learning. Strategies like wearing masks and keeping class sizes small can lower the spread of COVID-19 in childcare settings. https://t.co/ahqHf9Xh3F https://t.co/KqfICH5jhx

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 07 2020 12:25:02

Wondering how schools can slow the spread in the new year? Attend today’s CDC #COVID19 Partner Update Call at 3 pm ET via Zoom. Topic: New School Tools for a Healthy New Year. Retweet and Register: https://t.co/x5aJzEJKc8 #COVID19 #HealthySchools #NewYear

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 07 2020 11:04:03

The latest CDC #COVIDView report shows that the percentage of #COVID19-associated deaths has been on the rise in the United States since October and has now surpassed the highest percentage seen during summer. Learn more: https://t.co/zP4VYlo0Pb       https://t.co/ILFcNBUGSG

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 06 2020 17:45:05

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   #PrepYourHealth #SelfCareSunday https://t.co/ekmT7hzTtL

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 06 2020 15:39:00

As #COVID19 continues to spread, we must remain vigilant. The changes we’ve had to make are hard, but these changes are even more important now. The more steps you & your family can take to prevent the spread of COVID-19,

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 06 2020 13:48:02

💡#DYK? Some hand sanitizers are more effective than others. Your hand sanitizer should: • Contain at least 60% alcohol • 🚫NOT be on the FDA’s Do-Not-Use List • 🤲Be rubbed all over hands and fingers until dry For more information,

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 06 2020 13:05:03

It’s important to practice #SelfCare & #StayConnected to friends & family during emergencies like #COVID19. Coping with stress in a healthy way will make you, the people you care about, & your community stronger. Learn how: https://t.co/wXnutfd7UA   #PrepYourHealth #SelfCareSunday https://t.co/BUtfK0ULHb

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 06 2020 11:43:01

Troy Ritter, a captain in the U.S. Public Health Service, often responds to areas hit hard by disasters. This year, his job has been different. He and his team work to slow the spread of #COVID19 while preventing the spread

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 05 2020 17:35:01

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/jkWwZTxyhs https://t.co/rcj5PArYeS

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 05 2020 15:13:02

The holidays are near! Let’s take a moment to consider how you can modify your plans to #SlowTheSpread of #COVID19 to keep your friends, families, and communities healthy and safe. More tips: https://t.co/MI3ARPIyGr https://t.co/cyQHZMhV2Q

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 05 2020 14:55:03

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 – December 05 2020 11:00:18

🧪 COVID-19 Science Update: Read the latest #COVID19 research on telemedicine usage, college student mental health, mask recommendation effectiveness, and more. 👓 Read the full update: https://t.co/BCWCuoLgkC     https://t.co/LKJE9IRrKo

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 05 2020 10:23:05

#WearAMask because, together, we can slow the spread of #COVID19. CDC appreciates your actions to keep you, your family, and your community safe. Watch CDC responders share with you why they wear masks. Learn more: https://t.co/jkWwZTxyhs    #IWearAMaskBecause https://t.co/uYem3QV2Jf

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 05 2020 09:37:10

“I wear a mask because I might not know that I’m sick.” #WearAMask because you can still spread #COVID19 even if you don’t have symptoms. Learn why wearing a mask is important: https://t.co/jkWwZTxyhs https://t.co/y27rwr4ct1

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 04 2020 17:30:11

#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 – December 04 2020 17:10:38

The latest CDC #COVIDView report shows that weekly #COVID19 hospitalization rates are the highest they have been since the beginning of the pandemic, driven mostly by steep increases in hospitalizations for people 65 and older. Learn more: https://t.co/zP4VYlo0Pb https://t.co/fc0AVsKlM0

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 04 2020 16:00:22

Weekly #COVID19 hospitalization rates have been climbing sharply and are now at an all-time high. We must continue to protect ourselves and others. Wear a mask. Wash your hands. Avoid crowds. Stay 6 feet from people who don’t live with

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 04 2020 13:14:50

A new @CDCMMWR highlights what people and communities can do to help slow the spread of #COVID19. It’s going to take all of us to restore our communities and end the pandemic — people and communities taking action to slow

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 04 2020 12:07:05

As of November 30, national forecasts predict that 9,500 to 19,500 new #COVID19 deaths will be reported during the week ending December 26. These forecasts predict 303,000 to 329,000 total COVID-19 deaths in the United States by December 26. More:

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 03 2020 17:22:07

RT @CDCgov: A person with #COVID19 can spread it for 2-14 days without showing any symptoms, and asymptomatic cases are common. You may not know you have COVID-19, so #WearAMask to help stop the spread. More tips: https://bit.ly/3aCaCyj

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 03 2020 17:00:41

No one tool alone is going to stop the #COVID19 pandemic. A combination of getting a COVID-19 #vaccine when one becomes available, wearing a mask, staying at least 6 feet away from others, and washing your hands often are all

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 03 2020 16:37:02

A person with #COVID19 can spread it for 2-14 days without showing any symptoms, and asymptomatic cases are common. You may not know you have COVID-19, so #WearAMask to help stop the spread. More tips: https://t.co/jPOTTKINAz         https://t.co/UvWc9DRb19

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 03 2020 15:25:06

A new @CDCMMWR finds more than half of reported #COVID19 cases, hospitalizations, and deaths in Denver occurred among Hispanic/Latino people, although Hispanic/Latinos are only a quarter of Denver residents. https://t.co/UnHRuAX5tB         https://t.co/TV4U4oPlPD

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 03 2020 15:25:07

Among adults with #COVID19, a higher % of Hispanic/Latinos reported larger household sizes, known exposure to other household members with COVID-19, jobs in essential industries, working while ill, and delays in getting testing after symptoms.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 03 2020 15:00:57

Before COVID-19 vaccines are authorized, a @CDCgov advisory committee recommended healthcare personnel and long-term care facility residents should receive #COVID19 vaccination first, while supplies are limited. Learn more about COVID-19 vaccines: https://t.co/S9z95SvKBT https://t.co/KbuHS0w2W1

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 03 2020 13:46:25

A new @CDCMMWR finds Marshallese and Hispanic or Latino persons accounted for 57% of #COVID19-related deaths and 64% of cases in 2 AR counties. Appropriate strategies are needed to improve understanding and prevent infections among these populations. https://t.co/lxLPrBlAb9 https://t.co/oLOdS1HYSn

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 03 2020 11:55:04

Study: The virus that causes #COVID19 may have been in the US as early as mid-December 2019, a month before the first confirmed case, based on antibodies found in donated blood. Learn more: https://t.co/aRA1co4tqX https://t.co/B7IcdEMDse

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 03 2020 10:01:17

While there is not yet an authorized or approved vaccine to prevent #COVID19 in the U.S., @CDCgov is focused on #vaccine planning and working closely with health departments and partners to #prepare. Learn more about CDC’s plans: https://t.co/F6AdPCWESE     

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 03 2020 09:20:03

RT @CDCgov: COVID-19 Science Update: Read the latest #COVID19 research on the spread of the virus in military settings, reasons for improved survival rates, immune responses in people of different ages, and more. Read the full update: https://bit.ly/COVID19_ScienceUpdate

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 02 2020 19:18:01

🧪 COVID-19 Science Update: Read the latest #COVID19 research on the spread of the virus in military settings, reasons for improved survival rates, immune responses in people of different ages, and more. 👓 Read the full update: https://t.co/8Gf5UkWjQJ     

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 02 2020 17:20:04

Since one or more #COVID19 vaccines may be available in limited supply before the end of the year, @CDCgov is working closely with health departments and partners to get ready for when vaccines are available. Learn more: https://t.co/F6AdPCWESE     

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 02 2020 17:12:32

RT @CDCgov: Rates of #COVID19 remain high across all regions of the United States, with 68% of jurisdictions experiencing increasing case rates. Help slow the spread: Wear a mask over your nose AND mouth. Wash your hands. Stay 6 feet

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 02 2020 17:09:02

Rates of #COVID19 remain high across all regions of the United States, with 68% of jurisdictions experiencing increasing case rates. Help slow the spread: 😷 Wear a mask over your nose AND mouth. 🖐️ Wash your hands. ↔️ Stay 6

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 02 2020 15:50:06

When Capt. Troy Ritter deployed to Louisiana to help after Hurricane Laura, he faced some new challenges. In addition to water safety and mosquitos, he had to think about how to slow the spread of #COVID19. Read more: https://t.co/7vIacfXQQq   

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 02 2020 14:23:06

RT @CDCgov: #Clinicians: Are your patients asking questions about #COVID19 vaccines? You are your patients’ most trusted source for information when it comes to vaccines. Learn more about topics they may ask about, including safety and side effects: https://bit.ly/2InDVLO

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 02 2020 14:20:02

#Clinicians: Are your patients asking questions about #COVID19 vaccines? You are your patients’ most trusted source for information when it comes to vaccines. Learn more about topics they may ask about, including safety and side effects: https://t.co/HE5z7kFdUv       

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 02 2020 13:13:00

DYK? #COVID19 cases are rising faster in rural areas compared to urban areas. Do your part to slow the spread: •Stay home when possible. •#WearAMask over your mouth AND nose. •Stay 6ft from others and avoid crowds. •Wash your hands

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 02 2020 11:55:06

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/zmyelw72Lw

Executive Order November 30, 2020

On November 30, 2020, Gov. Brian Kemp issued a new Executive Order. You can read the full order by clicking on the link below.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 01 2020 17:47:31

Before COVID-19 vaccines are authorized, a CDC advisory committee recommended healthcare personnel and long-term care facility residents should receive #COVID19 vaccination first, while supplies are limited. Learn more about COVID-19 vaccines: https://t.co/mUsXpasZ4S https://t.co/tWdHiKqSbh

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 01 2020 17:06:32

RT @CDCNPIN: A flu shot is the best protection against flu, especially amid the #COVID19 pandemic. It is essential people living with #HIV get their annual flu shot to protect their health. Find out why: https://go.usa.gov/x7dvC

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 01 2020 13:09:42

New @CDCMMWR finds that cases of 34 drug-resistant bacteria occurred in a New Jersey hospital during a surge of #COVID19. Infection control practices, like hand hygiene, PPE, & environmental cleaning, are crucial to preventing hospital-acquired infections. https://t.co/kmxcKlK12z https://t.co/RfnqUttTCc

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – December 01 2020 12:20:05

While getting #COVID19 may offer some natural protection, the risk of severe illness and death from COVID-19 far outweighs any benefits of natural immunity. Getting a COVID-19 #vaccine will help protect you without having to be sick. Learn more: https://t.co/KL3fJrcjsG

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 30 2020 17:01:44

RT @CDCgov: #COVID19 cases are going up dramatically. This increase is not due to more testing. As the number of cases rise, so does the percentage of tests coming back positive, which shows that COVID-19 is spreading. Learn more about

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 30 2020 15:19:32

RT @CDCgov: CDC honors and remembers the lives lost to #COVID19. This pandemic is not over and cases continue to rise across the U.S. Do your part: #WearAMask over your mouth AND nose. Stay 6ft from others.  Wash your hands.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 30 2020 15:00:24

CDC honors and remembers the lives lost to #COVID19. This pandemic is not over and cases continue to rise across the U.S. Do your part: #WearAMask over your mouth AND nose. Stay 6ft from others. Wash your hands. Stay home

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 30 2020 14:08:33

#COVID19 cases are going up dramatically. This increase is not due to more testing. As the number of cases rise, so does the percentage of tests coming back positive, which shows that COVID-19 is spreading. Learn more about cases in

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 30 2020 13:26:02

.@DrMerminCDC and @DrMartinCDC teamed up for #WorldAIDSDay this year. Their #WAD2020 message pays respect to those on the frontline of the response to #HIV during #COVID19. https://t.co/2XunSmtfUx https://t.co/2Lom3VF02j

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 30 2020 12:53:00

“I wear a mask because I might not know that I’m sick.” #WearAMask because you can still spread #COVID19 even if you don’t have symptoms. Learn why wearing a mask is important: https://t.co/jkWwZTxyhs https://t.co/zIoNgbqxHR

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 30 2020 11:32:19

RT @CDCgov: 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://bit.ly/2D5fJLg

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 29 2020 15:30:08

No one tool alone is going to stop the #COVID19 pandemic. A combination of getting a COVID-19 #vaccine when one becomes available, wearing a mask, staying at least 6 feet away from others, and washing your hands often are all

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 29 2020 15:13:02

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/ECKkYQ3d4l        https://t.co/VDEtZJIIoT

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 29 2020 12:03:03

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/Ip0GAhiP7q         https://t.co/iHfKpNZGax

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 29 2020 09:30:11

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/43bVk5X2C2

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 28 2020 17:10:03

#COVID19 vaccines currently in development in the US do not use the live virus that causes COVID-19. Having symptoms like fever after you get a #vaccine is normal and a sign your immune system is learning to fight the virus.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 28 2020 16:10:02

We’re all tired of #COVID19, but the fact is: COVID-19 is not tired of us. This pandemic isn’t over & cases are still rising across the U.S. Slow the spread: #WearAMask over your mouth AND nose. Stay 6ft from others.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 28 2020 13:30:10

While there is not yet an authorized or approved vaccine to prevent #COVID19 in the U.S., @CDCgov is focused on #vaccine planning and working closely with health departments and partners to #prepare. Learn more about CDC’s plans: https://t.co/F6AdPCF3u4     

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 27 2020 16:18:14

#COVID19 affects everyone differently. Cases and hospitalizations are rising, with adults ages 65+ much more likely to be hospitalized. Protect your loved ones to make sure they’re healthy for upcoming holidays and the new year. Learn more: https://t.co/MI3ARPIyGr     

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 27 2020 15:55:00

ALERT: #COVID19 cases are rapidly rising across the U.S. As we begin to spend more time indoors together, the virus can spread more easily. Do your part: #WearAMask over your mouth & nose. Stay 6ft from others. Wash your hands.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 27 2020 15:53:40

RT @CDCgov: As of November 23, national forecasts predict that 10,600 to 21,400 new #COVID19 deaths will be reported during the week ending December 19. These forecasts predict 294,000 to 321,000 total COVID-19 deaths in the United States by December

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 27 2020 15:24:23

As of November 23, national forecasts predict that 10,600 to 21,400 new #COVID19 deaths will be reported during the week ending December 19. These forecasts predict 294,000 to 321,000 total COVID-19 deaths in the United States by December 19. More:

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 27 2020 14:43:09

RT @CDCgov: Since one or more #COVID19 vaccines may be available in limited supply before the end of the year, CDC is working closely with health departments and partners to get ready for when vaccines are available. Learn more: https://bit.ly/3ppRU4H

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 27 2020 13:40:02

Since one or more #COVID19 vaccines may be available in limited supply before the end of the year, CDC is working closely with health departments and partners to get ready for when vaccines are available. Learn more: https://t.co/AKnOrVkuRI     

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 27 2020 11:52:05

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 – November 27 2020 09:56:44

RT @CDCgov: Health Departments: Do residents know what to do if someone in their house has #COVID19? Visit CDC’s website to learn how to reduce the risk of getting or spreading COVID-19 between household members: https://bit.ly/2KAILDa  #PublicHealth #SlowTheSpread

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 26 2020 14:12:03

Health Departments: Do residents know what to do if someone in their house has #COVID19? Visit CDC’s website to learn how to reduce the risk of getting or spreading COVID-19 between household members: https://t.co/EMQREHMH4c #PublicHealth #SlowTheSpread   https://t.co/JWQ3JOVK5a

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 26 2020 13:01:46

Practice everyday #foodsafety during #COVID19. Clean fruits & vegetables at home by gently rinsing them under cold, running water. Do not use soap, bleach, sanitizer, alcohol or any other disinfectant, even if you will not be eating the peel. Learn

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 25 2020 17:55:02

As #COVID19 cases increase rapidly across the United States, the safest way to celebrate the #Thanksgiving holiday is at home with people who live with you. Avoid gatherings with family and friends who do not live with you. See CDC’s

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 25 2020 17:49:48

#COVID19 cases are rising nationwide. Case rates in the last 7 days were highest in the Midwest. This Thanksgiving, protect yourself and loved ones: Avoid Travel. Gather virtually or outdoors. Wear a mask. Stay 6 feet from others. Wash hands.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 25 2020 17:49:49

As #COVID19 cases continue to rise, it’s important to know what’s happening in your area. You can now view data on cases, deaths, and testing in your county. Visit the County View tab on CDC’s COVID-19 Data Tracker: https://t.co/iSLwhCwlZ2   

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 25 2020 15:00:19

#COVID19 vaccines currently in development in the US do not use the live virus that causes COVID-19. Having symptoms like fever after you get a #vaccine is normal and a sign your immune system is learning to fight the virus.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 25 2020 14:25:04

New @CDCMMWR finds that the #COVID19 pandemic may be negatively affecting hospital maternity care practices supporting breastfeeding. Mothers may need additional support after discharge. Read the full report: https://t.co/kGAkauFxye         https://t.co/sv1Xm7VGLP

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 25 2020 13:58:03

This #Thanksgiving, stay home to best protect yourself and others from #COVID19. Avoid crowds and shop online, use contactless pick-up and delivery, or shop in open-air markets while staying at least 6 feet from people you don’t live with. More

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 25 2020 13:07:21

New @CDCMMWR report looking at 156 healthcare workers with virus-specific antibodies against #COVID19 found 94% had a decline in antibody response at 60 days: https://t.co/7MaUkz5UPK         https://t.co/AB3tS8JwLD

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 25 2020 12:03:06

Protect yourself & others from #COVID19 when going shopping. Order online or use curbside pickup if possible, #WearAMask, stay at least 6 feet away from others, & wash your hands with soap & water after leaving the store. Get more

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 24 2020 17:15:06

No one tool alone is going to stop the #COVID19 pandemic. A combination of getting a COVID-19 #vaccine when one become available, wearing a mask, staying at least 6 feet away from others, and washing your hands often are all

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 24 2020 12:42:27

RT @CDCgov: Join the CDC #COVID19 Partner Update call Monday, November 30 at 3 pm ET via Zoom. Topic: Resilience and Mental Health for the Holidays. Retweet and Register: https://bit.ly/3lQwpHZ    #MentalHealth #Holiday #COVID19

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 24 2020 12:35:03

Join the CDC #COVID19 Partner Update call Monday, November 30 at 3 pm ET via Zoom. Topic: Resilience and Mental Health for the Holidays. Retweet and Register: https://t.co/zR8h1lVHCy #MentalHealth #Holiday #COVID19 https://t.co/Z8bIglLzD9

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 23 2020 14:32:00

COVID-19 & flu may spread at the same time this winter. Your #fluvaccine can help save medical resources for the care of #COVID19 patients by reducing the burden of #flu illness on health care systems. Learn how to find a

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 23 2020 13:34:02

A new @CDCMMWR describes four ethical principles that will guide decision-making on how #COVID19 vaccines will be allocated once vaccines are authorized or approved. Learn more: https://t.co/TSORttpncp https://t.co/x3TK5VvKZs

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 23 2020 07:58:21

RT @CDCgov: The latest CDC #COVIDView report shows that weekly #COVID19 hospitalization rates are rising in the United States. Weekly rates for adults 65 and older are approaching the peak weekly rates seen in April. Learn more: https://bit.ly/2ViFflZ

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 21 2020 14:20:00

ALERT: #COVID19 cases are rapidly rising across the U.S. As we begin to spend more time indoors closer together, the virus can spread more easily. Do your part: #WearAMask over your mouth & nose. Stay 6ft from others. Wash your

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 21 2020 09:05:07

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/ZyuHHMKnRF

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 20 2020 17:55:04

Safety of #COVID19 vaccines is a top priority. Safety is considered before any vaccine is authorized or approved, and again when vaccine recommendations are made. Learn more about how @CDCgov and its partners are ensuring the safety of COVID-19 vaccines:

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 20 2020 16:50:02

The latest CDC #COVIDView report shows that weekly #COVID19 hospitalization rates are rising in the United States. Weekly rates for adults 65 and older are approaching the peak weekly rates seen in April. Learn more: https://t.co/zP4VYlo0Pb         

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 20 2020 16:20:02

.@CHCConnecticut’s drive-through #fluvaccine clinics began as a way to make vaccines accessible to those afraid of getting #COVID19 and turned into an effort that allowed the organization to reach more people than ever before. Learn more: https://t.co/HvV7synfhd       

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 20 2020 15:28:47

RT @CDCgov: New @CDCMMWR finds that after Kansas put in place a mask mandate in July 2020 rates of #COVID19 decreased in counties with a mask requirement & increased in counties without one. Wear a mask, stay 6 feet apart

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 20 2020 15:10:05

While there is not yet an authorized or approved vaccine to prevent #COVID19 in the U.S., @CDCgov is focused on #vaccine planning and working closely with health departments and partners to #prepare. Learn more about CDC’s plans: https://t.co/F6AdPCWESE     

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 20 2020 15:00:47

New @CDCMMWR finds that after Kansas put in place a mask mandate in July 2020 rates of #COVID19 decreased in counties with a mask requirement & increased in counties without one. Wear a mask, stay 6 feet apart from others,

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 20 2020 13:50:02

New @CDCMMWR details a #COVID19 outbreak in Minnesota following a 10-day motorcycle rally in neighboring South Dakota. @MNhealth detected 86 Minnesota residents who became infected, including one who died. Learn more: https://t.co/rn6xegLz2A        https://t.co/r1qxlZ1RKV

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 20 2020 13:12:03

As of November 16, national forecasts predict that 7,300 to 16,000 new #COVID19 deaths will be reported during the week ending December 12. These forecasts predict 276,000 to 298,000 total COVID-19 deaths in the United States by December 12. More:

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 20 2020 10:02:35

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/Nkw1o6bQtx

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 19 2020 16:52:04

As #COVID19 cases increase rapidly across the United States, the safest way to celebrate the #Thanksgiving holiday is at home with people who live with you. Avoid gatherings with family and friends who do not live with you. See CDC’s

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 19 2020 16:38:47

RT @CDCgov: No one tool alone is going to stop the #COVID19 pandemic. A combination of getting a COVID-19 #vaccine, wearing a mask, staying at least 6 feet away from others, and washing your hands often are all needed. Learn

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 19 2020 16:39:03

RT @CDCgov: @CDCMMWR highlights data showing an increase in rates of #COVID19 throughout all areas in the United States since September, with the sharpest increases in small cities and rural areas compared to urban areas: https://bit.ly/MMWR111920      #PowerOfRural

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 19 2020 16:00:28

No one tool alone is going to stop the #COVID19 pandemic. A combination of getting a COVID-19 #vaccine, wearing a mask, staying at least 6 feet away from others, and washing your hands often are all needed. Learn more: https://t.co/KL3fJrcjsG 

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 19 2020 15:00:08

@CDCMMWR highlights data showing an increase in rates of #COVID19 throughout all areas in the United States since September, with the sharpest increases in small cities and rural areas compared to urban areas: https://t.co/Z9SBbFyNUS #PowerOfRural https://t.co/lLLHjLCSYS

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

We understand. You’re tired of hearing about #COVID19. But facts are facts: This pandemic is not over and cases are still rising across the U.S. Do your part: #WearAMask over your mouth AND nose. Stay 6ft from others. Wash your

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 19 2020 13:48:03

New @CDCMMWR describes #COVID19 in NYC in early spring. The rapid spread in this early U.S. epicenter combined with limited testing availability caused significant challenges in monitoring and understanding the disease. Read the full report: https://t.co/77zcsTqN2q       https://t.co/jcKOFuiuz7

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 19 2020 13:09:11

A new @CDCMMWR finds 1 in 5 assisted living facilities in 39 states reported 1 or more #COVID19 cases among residents and staff. Facilities should prevent the spread of COVID-19 by identifying cases and responding quickly. Learn more: https://t.co/jpJE6eTxnM   

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 19 2020 12:12:02

#Antibiotics aren’t always the answer. Antibiotics are only needed to treat certain infections caused by bacteria, not viruses like those that cause colds or #COVID19. Ask your doctor about the best treatment to help you relieve symptoms. https://t.co/wKdRVypusB  #USAAW20  https://t.co/SPn2dGQtvD

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 19 2020 12:07:16

RT @CDCgov: No one tool alone is going to stop the #COVID19 pandemic. A combination of getting a COVID-19 #vaccine, wearing a mask, staying at least 6 feet away from others, and washing your hands often are all needed. Learn

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 19 2020 10:53:02

No one tool alone is going to stop the #COVID19 pandemic. A combination of getting a COVID-19 #vaccine, wearing a mask, staying at least 6 feet away from others, and washing your hands often are all needed. Learn more: https://t.co/TJfHFOk2sE 

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 19 2020 09:01:34

RT @CDCgov: #COVID19 cases are rising. Average daily cases are up 43% compared to the previous 7 days, with 94% of U.S. jurisdictions seeing more cases. This Thanksgiving, help slow the spread: gather outdoors, wear a mask, stay 6 feet

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 18 2020 17:39:37

#COVID19 cases are rising. Average daily cases are up 43% compared to the previous 7 days, with 94% of U.S. jurisdictions seeing more cases. This Thanksgiving, help slow the spread: gather outdoors, wear a mask, stay 6 feet apart. See

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 18 2020 16:04:02

Safety of #COVID19 vaccines is a top priority. Safety is considered before any vaccine is authorized or approved, and again when vaccine recommendations are made. Learn more about how #CDC and its partners are ensuring the safety of COVID-19 vaccines:

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 18 2020 09:54:36

Each year, approx. 28% of abx are prescribed unnecessarily in doctors’ offices & ERs. Abx do NOT treat viruses, like those that cause colds, flu, or #COVID19. Talk with your #HCP about the best treatment for your illness. https://t.co/NYtdiKtOvz  #AntibioticResistance

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 18 2020 08:43:55

RT @CDCgov: Hospitalization rates for #COVID19 have been steadily going up since the end of September. The rising rates mirror the increase in U.S. cases of COVID-19. Learn more about the latest data here: https://bit.ly/2ETd34F

Executive Order November 13, 2020

On November 13, 2020, Gov. Brian Kemp issued a new Executive Order. You can read the full order by clicking on the link below.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 17 2020 18:05:01

Hospitalization rates for #COVID19 have been steadily going up since the end of September. The rising rates mirror the increase in U.S. cases of COVID-19. Learn more about the latest data here: https://t.co/AEBdnsrPSJ https://t.co/joecUx2xWu

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 17 2020 17:05:04

While there is not yet an authorized or approved vaccine to prevent #COVID19 in the U.S., @CDCgov is focused on #vaccine planning and working closely with health departments and partners to #prepare. Learn more about CDC’s plans: https://t.co/F6AdPCWESE     https://t.co/Edhud55a8w

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 17 2020 16:15:04

#HCPs: Do your patients have questions about #COVID19 vaccines? You are your patients’ most trusted source on #vaccines. New resources are available to help you talk about COVID-19 vaccination with your patients. Learn more: https://t.co/Amb3eQho5s        https://t.co/h7qnLOskAc

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 17 2020 13:07:55

A new @CDCMMWR shows that effective testing strategies combined with preventive behaviors limited the spread of #COVID19 on a university campus. Learn more: https://t.co/NXsQTFBEx0         https://t.co/ET0hZk1hMp

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 16 2020 13:34:18

RT @CDCgov: The latest CDC #COVIDView report shows that the percentage of people testing positive for #COVID19 and the percentage of COVID-19-associated medical visits are increasing in every region of the United States. Learn more: https://bit.ly/2ViFflZ

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 16 2020 13:21:02

The latest CDC #COVIDView report shows that the percentage of people testing positive for #COVID19 and the percentage of COVID-19-associated medical visits are increasing in every region of the United States. Learn more: https://t.co/zP4VYlo0Pb         https://t.co/4VE3HJiJgT

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 16 2020 11:11:05

Interested in healthy business operations? Attend today’s CDC COVID-19 Partner Update Call at 3 pm ET via Zoom. Topic: Healthy Workplaces – Tips and Tools for Operating your Business. Retweet and Register: https://t.co/9KhIUzWIEx #COVID19 #HealthyBusiness https://t.co/KChX9NPPcM

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 15 2020 17:40:02

Everyone reacts differently to stressful situations like #COVID19. You may feel anxious, angry, sad, or overwhelmed. If you or a loved one is feeling overwhelmed, get support 24/7 by calling 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746. More: https://t.co/3Pya8LAbqo #SelfCareSunday https://t.co/VUZkvqUwCI

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 15 2020 15:32:01

As Wil and his team gathered data on #COVID19, they hit a snag. All states & tribal territories were using different ways to collect and report COVID-19 data. Over the next six weeks, Wil and his team created a better

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 15 2020 11:00:55

Give yourself more than enough time to #prepare for an #emergency. If you must shop for supplies in person, take steps to protect yourself & those around you from #COVID19. Learn how: https://t.co/9nLjvaNSpI #PrepYourHealth #WearAMask https://t.co/ISv7vgOZnC

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 14 2020 17:05:02

Masks are for people, not pets. Don’t put a mask on your pet or use hand sanitizer or other chemical disinfectants on pets. The risk of pets spreading #COVID19 to people is low. Learn more: https://t.co/gNCS7iwcNK https://t.co/dLYhgLpKUD

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 14 2020 15:00:35

#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 – November 14 2020 14:01:03

CDC’s new webpage has information on women who had #COVID19 during pregnancy and their infants—it presents data on preterm births, delivery type, and infant test results. Learn more: https://t.co/8v9iC9kx9f https://t.co/mz2Ahg8Vg8

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 13 2020 17:05:00

More than 194,000 #COVID19 cases identified yesterday. We must get the pandemic under control. Do your part to slow the spread & save lives. #WearAMask. Cover mouth AND nose. Stay 6 feet from others. Wash your hands. Stay home if

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 13 2020 17:00:40

Flu & #COVID19 can spread before symptoms appear. Flu virus may spread for about 1 day before symptoms, while the virus that causes COVID-19 may spread for about 2 days before. #StayInfomed of the similarities & differences between flu &

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 13 2020 16:55:53

RT @CDCgov: The latest CDC #COVIDView report shows all the indicators used to track #COVID19 activity have been increasing nationally in the United States since the beginning of October. Learn more: https://bit.ly/2ViFflZ

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 13 2020 16:26:01

The latest CDC #COVIDView report shows all the indicators used to track #COVID19 activity have been increasing nationally in the United States since the beginning of October. Learn more: https://t.co/zP4VYlo0Pb https://t.co/PLIEpUcJo1

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 13 2020 13:36:04

As of November 9, national forecasts predict that 5,500 to 13,400 new #COVID19 deaths will be reported during the week ending December 5. These forecasts predict 260,000 to 282,000 total COVID-19 deaths in the United States by December 5. More:

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 13 2020 13:02:07

While there is not yet an authorized or approved vaccine to prevent #COVID19 in the U.S., CDC is focused on #vaccine planning and working closely with health departments and partners to prepare. Learn more about CDC’s plans: https://t.co/AKnOrVkuRI     

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 13 2020 09:01:21

RT @CDCgov: #COVID19 cases and deaths in non-urban areas are increasing steadily. Case and death rates are now highest in small cities and rural communities. To compare COVID-19 case and death rates between urban & rural areas, and other trends

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 12 2020 17:41:19

#COVID19 cases and deaths in non-urban areas are increasing steadily. Case and death rates are now highest in small cities and rural communities. To compare COVID-19 case and death rates between urban & rural areas, and other trends by population,

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 12 2020 17:39:22

#COVID19 cases continue to rise with 94% of U.S. jurisdictions experiencing increases. On 11/11, CDC reported 143,408 new cases, the highest for a single day. Help slow the spread. Wear a mask, wash your hands, and stay 6 feet from

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 12 2020 16:15:12

.@CDCMMWR details how a wedding reception led to #COVID19 outbreaks in the community, a long-term care facility, & a correctional facility. Avoid large gatherings, stay 6 ft apart, wear a mask, & stay home if sick to slow COVID-19’s spread.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 12 2020 15:46:54

RT @CDCgov: New @CDCMMWR suggests that the #COVID19 pandemic may be negatively impacting children’s mental health. The proportion of emergency room visits for mental health concerns in children & adolescents increased substantially this past Mar.-Oct. Read the report: https://bit.ly/6945a3

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 12 2020 15:25:02

New @CDCMMWR suggests that the #COVID19 pandemic may be negatively impacting children’s mental health. The proportion of emergency room visits for mental health concerns in children & adolescents increased substantially this past Mar.-Oct. Read the report: https://t.co/9FyLoCzrza https://t.co/fIXMIZg7KK

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 12 2020 14:00:29

A new @CDCMMWR evaluates CDC’s symptom-based screening program for #COVID19 at designated U.S. airports from January 17 to September 13, 2020. Learn more: https://t.co/jllRgxI86U        https://t.co/016N8eGZi1

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 12 2020 13:56:02

RT @CDCgov: #DYK? A committee of external medical and public health experts advises CDC on U.S. vaccine recommendations. If a #COVID19 vaccine is authorized or approved, this committee will vote on whether to recommend it and who should receive it.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 12 2020 13:30:09

#DYK? A committee of external medical and public health experts advises CDC on U.S. vaccine recommendations. If a #COVID19 vaccine is authorized or approved, this committee will vote on whether to recommend it and who should receive it. Learn more:

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 12 2020 13:10:06

.@CDCMMWR finds social gatherings likely contributed to rapid #COVID19 spread in a rural Amish community in Ohio. Culturally appropriate resources developed by health departments & communities are crucial to slowing COVID-19 spread. Learn more: https://t.co/fnFzjeJgrs https://t.co/oheZvoEo8q

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 11 2020 17:00:46

#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 – November 11 2020 14:03:03

William “Wil” Duck, a health scientist, worked 90 days straight to help build the system that collects CDC’s data on #COVID19 cases, hospitalizations, and deaths. He used data from 50-plus sources to show COVID-19’s spread. More: https://t.co/I24RBRu8Qu       

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 11 2020 09:02:47

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/rXYzidGSIS

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 10 2020 17:25:02

Pets can bring you comfort when you’re feeling sick. But if you have or think you might have #COVID19, avoid contact with pets until you’re better to prevent them from getting sick. Learn more: https://t.co/gNCS7iwcNK https://t.co/5aqj3dD8sy

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 10 2020 15:48:02

Interested in healthy business operations? Join the next CDC COVID-19 Partner Update Call on Monday, November 16, at 3 pm ET via Zoom. Topic: Healthy Workplaces – Tips and Tools for Operating your Business. Retweet and Register: https://t.co/9KhIUzWIEx #COVID19 #HealthyBusiness

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 10 2020 14:52:03

Healthcare providers: Are your patients asking about #COVID19 vaccines? New tools are now available like guides for talking to your patients about COVID-19 vaccines during routine appointments before a COVID-19 #vaccine is recommended. Learn more: https://t.co/PVwj5jpunI https://t.co/v3qMbH7rE8

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 10 2020 11:45:08

During contact tracing for #COVID19, a public health worker will NOT ask you for money, your Social Security number, bank account information, salary information, or credit card numbers. Learn more about contact tracing: https://t.co/P9cHUYpvPS        https://t.co/1id2ENqnXY

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 09 2020 17:37:00

RT @CDCtravel: Know when to delay your travel to #SlowTheSpread of #COVID19. Check these common situations, and talk to your healthcare provider if you are unsure whether any of these apply to you or your travel companions. http://bit.ly/whentodelaytravel

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 09 2020 13:24:37

A new @CDCMMWR finds 9% of the more than 100,000 patients discharged after being hospitalized for #COVID19 were readmitted to the same hospital within 2 months. Learn more: https://t.co/s96NXLxQUE https://t.co/ugJq9f1gHP

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 09 2020 11:37:29

RT @CDCgov: To slow the spread of #COVID19, CDC recommends that people wear masks in public settings when around people not living in their household, especially when other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain. Learn more: https://bit.ly/30QOzQF

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 09 2020 10:55:06

The latest CDC #COVIDView report shows that #COVID19-associated hospitalization rates by week have been on the rise since the end of September, driven mostly by increases in adults 18 years and older. Learn more: https://t.co/zP4VYlo0Pb         https://t.co/Fdi6jxSjJ2

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 07 2020 15:00:35

#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 – November 07 2020 14:01:04

During contact tracing for #COVID19, a public health worker will NOT ask you for money, your Social Security number, bank account information, salary information, or credit card numbers. Learn more about contact tracing: https://t.co/VhTAp0bppt       https://t.co/9f8ixAxMtS

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 06 2020 19:57:00

RT @DepSecHargan: #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

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 06 2020 16:45:04

The latest CDC #COVIDView report shows the percentage of deaths attributed to #COVID19 increased during the first two weeks of October. While this measure is down in recent weeks, it will likely increase as more death certificates are processed: https://t.co/zP4VYlo0Pb

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 06 2020 14:40:00

To slow the spread of #COVID19, CDC recommends that people wear masks in public settings when around people not living in their household, especially when other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain. Learn more: https://t.co/iOQv5P3OC8         https://t.co/REjMqEam9p

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 06 2020 13:08:04

.@CDCMMWR finds rates of #COVID19 infections, hospitalizations, & deaths in Delaware dropped dramatically following several prevention & control measures, including mandates to wear masks in public, stay-at-home orders, & contact tracing. Read full report: https://t.co/7kdLkpbOHy https://t.co/rStWPdkMHm

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

When you #WearAMask, you help protect those around you from #COVID19. When others wear their mask, they help protect those around them, including you. Learn how to wear your mask correctly: https://t.co/cCJRgXDQAk  #PrepYourHealth  https://t.co/8JwT8YyypM

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 06 2020 11:58:03

As of November 2, national forecasts predict that 4,600 to 11,000 new #COVID19 deaths will be reported during the week ending November 28. These forecasts predict 250,000 to 266,000 total COVID-19 deaths in the United States by November 28. More:

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

Pets can bring you comfort when you’re feeling sick. But if you have or think you might have #COVID19, avoid contact with pets until you’re better to prevent them from getting sick. Learn more: https://t.co/ECKkYQ3d4l https://t.co/39gkgBU4OQ

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 05 2020 17:15:07

#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 – November 05 2020 16:27:05

A @CDCMMWR found that employed adults who tested positive for #COVID19 were more likely to report going to work/school in person compared with teleworking at least sometimes. Providing #telework options can help reduce the spread of COVID-19. More: https://t.co/HMqlgccJgo   

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 05 2020 15:38:52

People living and working in jails and prisons have been disproportionately affected by #COVID19. A new @CDCMMWR uses network science to help show where transmission may be occurring at higher rates at Chicago’s Cook County Jail. Learn more: https://t.co/4Bbx3IcQxf https://t.co/jK9A4RbBer

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 05 2020 14:50:04

New @CDCMMWR detailing a #COVID19 outbreak among the Hopi Tribe found frequent and regular social interactions with extended families may have provided multiple opportunities for COVID-19 to spread. Read the full report: https://t.co/KJROQe6xse         https://t.co/21h50SJDtE

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 05 2020 13:08:04

.@CDCMMWR details how the Hopi Tribe and Hopi Health Care Center worked together to develop a community-focused program to improve detection of #COVID19 cases and health communications in their community: https://t.co/MUHcMUm2hv         https://t.co/QaVOKu2pgY

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 05 2020 11:48:03

Leandris Liburd works as the chief health equity officer for CDC’s #COVID19 response. She uses data to learn why COVID-19 affects some groups more than others and helps CDC find ways to help communities with a high number of cases.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 05 2020 09:05:11

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/bfdPZFNsIt

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 04 2020 17:17:23

#COVID19 continues to increase across the U.S., and the biggest increases are in rural areas. CDC’s COVID Data Tracker helps you compare COVID-19 incidence per 100,000 persons by urban or rural areas across the U.S. See Trends by Population Factors

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 04 2020 16:10:00

#WearAMask because, together, we can slow the spread of #COVID19. CDC appreciates your actions to keep you, your family, and your community safe. Watch CDC responders share with you why they wear masks. Learn more: https://t.co/jkWwZTfWSS         

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 04 2020 13:41:01

#HCPs: Point-of-Care (POC) tests can provide results within minutes, allowing for rapid decisions about care. When used correctly, POC tests can be used to diagnose #COVID19. Results from POC tests must be reported to public health. Learn more: https://t.co/0YpijMXgPX   

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 03 2020 17:35:03

Handwashing is one of the best ways to protect yourself & your family from getting sick with #COVID19. Learn when & how you should wash your hands to #StayHealthy: https://t.co/qWpjbblUMY  #PrepYourHealth https://t.co/DZdj5XZaW5

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 03 2020 12:25:06

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

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 03 2020 12:19:02

Fighting diseases with global consequences like #COVID19, Ebola, and avian and swine influenza requires #OneHealth collaboration across human, animal, and environmental health experts. No one sector can address these diseases alone. Learn more: https://t.co/6Mru9dzE8y https://t.co/paWR68yFx1

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 03 2020 11:05:07

When you #vote, check for updated voting locations or requirements, stay at least 6 feet apart, #WearAMask, and wash your hands to help protect yourself and others from #COVID19. Learn more: https://t.co/OcdQ0PkN3J https://t.co/muIzsXvs2D

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 02 2020 19:00:00

#COVID19 cases are rising across the US. You can practice 3 healthy habits to help protect yourself and others. 1) #WearAMask. 2) Stay 6 feet apart from people you don’t live with & avoid crowds. 3) Wash your hands for

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 02 2020 18:10:03

When you #vote, avoid crowds, stay at least 6 feet apart, #WearAMask, wash your hands, and learn about voting options to help protect yourself and others from #COVID19. Learn more: https://t.co/okXp3LluE4 https://t.co/Nknot4swZk

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 02 2020 17:06:42

RT @CDCgov: CDC is partnering with CVS and Walgreens to offer on-site #COVID19 vaccination services for #longtermcare facility residents once it is recommended for them. Facilities that want to participate need to sign up by November 6, 2020. Learn more:

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 02 2020 17:00:33

CDC is partnering with CVS and Walgreens to offer on-site #COVID19 vaccination services for #longtermcare facility residents once it is recommended for them. Facilities that want to participate need to sign up by November 6, 2020. Learn more: https://t.co/wYcWU6oW7w https://t.co/YFVcFdOSqL

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 02 2020 11:40:03

Interested in healthy buildings? Attend today’s CDC COVID-19 Partner Update Call at 3pm ET via Zoom. Topic: Healthy Building Design for Pandemics and Beyond. Retweet and Register: https://t.co/SbtB4YDkzZ #COVID19 #HealthyBuildings  https://t.co/2Ot8r87eMJ

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – November 01 2020 16:55:03

It’s important to practice #SelfCare & #StayConnected to friends & family during emergencies like #COVID19. Coping with stress in a healthy way will make you, the people you care about, & your community stronger. Learn how: https://t.co/wXnutfd7UA  #PrepYourHealth #SelfCareSunday https://t.co/ZlloMgB9UD

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 31 2020 17:10:03

This #Halloween, take steps to protect yourself and others against #COVID19 and #flu. #WearAMask, wash your hands, stay outdoors, and stay at least 6 feet apart from other trick-or-treaters. More tips: https://t.co/Wds5YC90iP        https://t.co/m6Hs9H41GH

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 31 2020 11:43:02

Amy Kirby and Mia Mattioli are studying contaminated water to identify pockets of #COVID19. If they find bits of the virus in sewer water, they know that someone in that community has COVID-19. Read more about these CDC responders: https://t.co/cx2ZYLb9dG 

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 30 2020 17:10:03

#Halloween will be different this yr., but it can still be special. Find creative ways to celebrate that help slow the spread of #COVID19: 🎃 Plan a scavenger hunt at home 🎃 Have a virtual costume contest 🎃 Carve pumpkins

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 30 2020 17:12:19

The latest CDC #COVIDView report shows that all 10 U.S. regions are seeing increases in at least one measure used to track #COVID19 activity, and many regions are reporting increases in multiple measures. Learn more: https://t.co/zP4VYlo0Pb         https://t.co/jqMGQfPgur

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 30 2020 16:53:02

CDC is working to control #COVID19 on cruise ships and prevent further spread of the virus. CDC’s Framework for Conditional Sailing Order requires increased testing capacity and other safeguards before passenger operations resume. https://t.co/eFBHJbpuk3       https://t.co/mkQ4WGom0J

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 30 2020 16:24:02

As of October 26, national forecasts predict that 3,900 to 10,000 new #COVID19 deaths will be reported during the week ending November 21. These forecasts predict 243,000 to 256,000 total COVID-19 deaths in the United States by November 21. More:

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 30 2020 15:21:02

Health Departments and HCPs: Have questions about the digital tools used for contact tracing? CDC has #COVID19 digital tools information: https://t.co/gnZ5qrcjUL #SlowTheSpread #PublicHealth  https://t.co/G3AofQsn72

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 30 2020 13:09:47

#COVID19 can spread rapidly within households, according to a new @CDCMMWR. Over half of people who lived in the same house as someone infected with the virus got it too. https://t.co/WzwOzdLdJF https://t.co/VgAHS3JoAW

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 30 2020 13:09:47

If you suspect you have #COVID19, are getting tested, or have tested positive, immediately isolate at home in a separate bedroom and bathroom if possible. All household members should wear a mask when in shared spaces in the house to

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 29 2020 18:27:01

Since launching an agency-wide response to the pandemic in January 2020, thousands of CDC staffers have joined the effort to contain and roll back the spread of #COVID19. Read more about how CDC is working to meet this challenge 24/7:

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 29 2020 16:22:02

If you travel on public transportation like airplanes, trains, subways, buses, taxis, ride-shares, ships, or ferries, CDC strongly recommends wearing a mask while waiting, boarding, and riding to slow the spread of #COVID19. Learn more: https://t.co/bpOhIx8xbS         https://t.co/2aQViSneSW

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 29 2020 15:15:04

New @CDCMMWR finds 1 in 4 #COVID19 exposures among healthcare workers in Minnesota were higher-risk involving close, prolonged contact w/o appropriate PPE with someone who had the virus. 1 in 3 of those exposures occurred outside of direct patient care.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 29 2020 13:12:52

76% of attendees of an overnight retreat developed #COVID19 after a student tested positive, a new @CDCMMWR finds. These findings highlight the importance of preventive measures in group settings. Learn more: https://t.co/guoGK6Ck3f          https://t.co/BexCfxUDM0

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 29 2020 13:01:46

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

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 29 2020 10:31:02

Election officials: Help maintain healthy polling locations & slow the spread of #COVID19. Consider offering alternative #voting methods, remind workers & voters to stay 6 ft. apart, provide hand sanitizer w/ at least 60% alcohol, wear masks. Learn more: https://t.co/9hGrMLSq0t

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 29 2020 09:04:17

RT @CDCgov: As of October 25, #COVID19 cases continue to increase nationwide. Average daily cases in the previous 7-days increased 26% from the previous 7 days. Help slow the spread: Wear a mask, wash your hands, and stay 6 feet

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 28 2020 17:31:10

#COVID19 incidence varies across age groups. Beginning in June, COVID-19 incidence increased steadily among people ages 18-24. This age group continues to have the highest incidence of COVID-19. For more data on COVID-19 demographic trends, visit: https://t.co/ye7MtgrS0y https://t.co/rOqQNPEkuM

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 28 2020 17:25:13

As of October 25, #COVID19 cases continue to increase nationwide. Average daily cases in the previous 7-days increased 26% from the previous 7 days. Help slow the spread: Wear a mask, wash your hands, and stay 6 feet apart. Learn

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 28 2020 16:14:06

Amy Kirby and Mia Mattioli are specialists in how wastewater can carry disease-causing germs. They’re using their skills to study sewage samples for early warning signs of #COVID19 outbreaks in a community. Learn more: https://t.co/cx2ZYLb9dG         https://t.co/9tQh0eoMEK

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 28 2020 15:50:03

#HCPs: The #COVID19 Real-Time Learning Network provides expertly curated and timely resources for the frontline healthcare community. Learn more from @RealTimeCOVID19 and @IDSAinfo at https://t.co/B05N5AClV4 https://t.co/1DXLsmq3Lu

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 28 2020 13:15:07

Are you more likely to get very sick from COVID-19? Your #voting jurisdiction may offer alternatives to in-person voting for people at increased risk of severe illness from #COVID19. Learn more: https://t.co/OcdQ0PkN3J       https://t.co/t4NkA5HsVC

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 28 2020 10:58:02

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

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 27 2020 17:31:18

Interested in healthy buildings? Join the next CDC COVID-19 Partner Update Call, Monday, Nov. 2, at 3pm ET via Zoom. Topic: Healthy Building Design for Pandemics and Beyond. Retweet and Register: https://t.co/SbtB4YDkzZ #COVID19 #HealthyBuildings https://t.co/OtEDvWzvzr

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 27 2020 17:18:02

RT @CDCgov: If a #COVID19 contact tracer does not reach you with a phone call, they will leave you a message. During contact tracing, a public health worker will NOT ask you for money. Learn more: https://bit.ly/3i6pPL2   #SlowtheSpread

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 27 2020 16:31:02

Celebrate #DíadelosMuertos while keeping your community safe from #COVID19. Prepare & drop off traditional family dishes for family & neighbors, play music your deceased loved ones enjoyed in your home, & join a virtual get-together celebration. More tips: https://t.co/MI3ARPIyGr https://t.co/U8nSpedFif

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 27 2020 15:37:02

A new @CDCMMWR finds numerous social gatherings with limited mask use and attendees who didn’t stay 6 feet apart were linked to a #COVID19 outbreak among a university’s men’s and women’s soccer team. https://t.co/4zg5w87zgm         https://t.co/9oywv79aBJ

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 27 2020 15:15:04

Mask use, handwashing, and staying at least six feet from others were lowest among adults ages 18 to 29. The findings highlight the need for messaging aimed at younger adults to help stop #COVID19 spread. Learn more: https://t.co/waX5MF85CI     

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 27 2020 14:45:05

In the path of Hurricane #Zeta? Learn your community’s evacuation routes and location of emergency shelters. They may be different this year due to #COVID19. https://t.co/fdkY8dTGZe       https://t.co/EuC1gyyH5j

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 27 2020 14:18:39

If a #COVID19 contact tracer does not reach you with a phone call, they will leave you a message. During contact tracing, a public health worker will NOT ask you for money. Learn more: https://t.co/JlnQRwn5K6 #SlowtheSpread  https://t.co/w1yDdONj7B

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 27 2020 09:39:01

RT @CDCMMWR: New CDC MMWR finds that health care personnel hospitalized with #COVID19 most commonly worked in nursing-related occupations, and about 1 out of 4 were admitted to the intensive care unit. Read the full report: http://bit.ly/MMWR102620

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 18 2020 16:39:01

RT @fema: As we go about our daily lives, it’s important that we don’t forget about the risks from #COVID19. Protect yourself and your family by wearing a mask and following all of @CDCgov‘s safety guidelines.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 17 2020 14:55:03

#Masks are for people, not pets. Don’t put a mask on your pet or use hand sanitizer or other chemical disinfectants on pets. The risk of pets spreading #COVID19 to people is low. Learn more: https://t.co/gNCS7iwcNK https://t.co/lF8ib9OUkn

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 16 2020 17:49:25

The latest CDC #COVIDView report shows that every region in the United States is reporting an increase in the percentage of medical visits for illnesses with symptoms similar to those associated with #COVID19 illness. Learn more: https://t.co/zP4VYlo0Pb       

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 16 2020 17:01:02

As of October 12, national forecasts predict 3,400 to 7,100 new #COVID19 deaths will be reported during the week ending November 7. These forecasts predict 229,000 to 240,000 total COVID-19 deaths in the United States by November 7. More: https://t.co/Ft6cgmaMPX

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 16 2020 16:30:13

This #Halloween, take steps to protect yourself and others against #COVID19 and #flu. #WearAMask, wash your hands, stay outdoors, and stay at least 6 feet apart from other trick-or-treaters. More tips: https://t.co/37PPKvcBVr         https://t.co/RVG7F4QXLb

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 16 2020 15:55:03

Handwashing, along with wearing a mask and staying 6 feet from others, are key to slowing the spread of #COVID19. Despite this, a new study finds that 1 out of 4 people don’t wash hands after coughing, sneezing, or blowing

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 16 2020 15:01:05

#HCPs: Point-of-Care (POC) tests can provide results within minutes, allowing for rapid decisions about care. When used correctly, POC tests can be used to diagnose #COVID19. Results from POC tests must be reported to public health. Learn more: https://t.co/0YpijMXgPX  https://t.co/MPudVzgmp9

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 16 2020 13:08:06

A new @CDCMMWR on #COVID19 deaths in the United States finds that people who are Black or African American or who are Hispanic or Latino represent more than 4 out of 10 deaths despite representing about 3 out of 10

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 16 2020 12:09:00

Do you do these 3 healthy habits? #WearAMask. Stay 6 feet apart from others who do not live in your household. Wash your hands for at least 20 seconds. Help protect yourself and others from #COVID19. Learn more: https://t.co/DmfPOB7nbu   

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 16 2020 11:30:22

Cleaning hands often, wearing a mask that covers your nose & mouth, & staying 6 ft from others are ways to slow the spread of #COVID19. Men, younger adults, & ppl less concerned about COVID-19 are less likely to clean

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 15 2020 14:12:07

Cleaning hands often, wearing a mask that covers your nose & mouth, & staying 6 ft from others are ways to slow the spread of #COVID19. Men, younger adults, & ppl less concerned about COVID-19 are less likely to clean

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 15 2020 13:15:04

After a recreational ice hockey game in Florida, 14 players were infected with the virus that causes #COVID19. COVID-19 can spread during indoor sporting activities where intense physical activity is occurring. Learn more: https://t.co/N69JkXQJ8U        https://t.co/2fnDDFOX7q

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 15 2020 12:55:07

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

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 15 2020 12:10:07

RT @CDCgov: Handwashing is one of the most effective ways to slow the spread of #COVID19 and other illnesses, such as flu. Keep your hands clean. It only takes 20 seconds and 5 easy steps—wet, lather, scrub, rinse, and dry.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 15 2020 11:53:00

Handwashing is one of the most effective ways to slow the spread of #COVID19 and other illnesses, such as flu. Keep your hands clean. It only takes 20 seconds and 5 easy steps—wet, lather, scrub, rinse, and dry. More: https://t.co/biibAU5Xhg

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 15 2020 10:19:47

RT @CDCgov: U.S. #COVID19 cases continue to increase, with 359,835 new cases reported in the last week. Take steps to prepare for an outbreak in your community. Cover your coughs and sneezes. Wear a mask, wash your hands, stay 6

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 14 2020 18:37:57

U.S. #COVID19 cases continue to increase, with 359,835 new cases reported in the last week. Take steps to prepare for an outbreak in your community. Cover your coughs and sneezes. Wear a mask, wash your hands, stay 6 feet apart.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 14 2020 18:37:58

As of October 14, the 7-day moving average of #COVID19 cases nationwide was 50,181, compared to 43,852 in the previous 7 days. That’s a 14% increase in new cases. Learn more about COVID-19 trends: https://t.co/YT7LKio43C         https://t.co/jHTEMTZ5Op

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 14 2020 17:19:52

RT @CDCgov: CDC guidance says that wearing a mask is meant to protect other people in case the mask wearer has #COVID19. Much evidence shows wearing masks in public reduces transmission by blocking exhaled respiratory droplets.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 14 2020 17:00:18

A recent @CDCMMWR looking at exposures among people w/ and w/o #COVID19 also assessed rates of mask use. However, the interpretation that more mask-wearers are getting infected compared to non-mask wearers is incorrect. https://t.co/8PtI7W6KG5

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 14 2020 17:00:18

People w/ and w/o #COVID19 had high levels of mask use in public. Even for those who always wear a mask, there are activities where masks can’t be worn, like eating or drinking. People w/ COVID-19 were more likely to

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 14 2020 17:00:19

CDC guidance says that wearing a mask is meant to protect other people in case the mask wearer has #COVID19. Much evidence shows wearing masks in public reduces transmission by blocking exhaled respiratory droplets.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 14 2020 14:31:02

A cross-section of health care, government, & business leaders discusses #COVID19 Road to Recovery during a virtual symposium, Oct. 14-15. Everbridge’s free event features 50 experts, including CDC’s Dr. Nancy Messonnier & Dr. Jay Butler. Register at https://t.co/S4FqliAdil https://t.co/HoMAigvG4U

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 14 2020 12:10:11

Contact tracing slows the spread of #COVID19. It helps protect you, your family, & your community. Answer the call from your health department to #SlowtheSpread. Learn more: https://t.co/1uCjyQ2B3Q https://t.co/Zf9wJxuRCH

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 13 2020 12:07:05

The latest CDC #COVIDView report shows that racial and ethnic minorities continue to be hospitalized for #COVID19 at rates more than 4 times higher than Whites. Learn more: https://t.co/zP4VYlo0Pb    https://t.co/CJAbdA2msB

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 13 2020 11:10:02

#DomesticViolenceAwarenessMonth is especially important for those experiencing violence during the #COVID19 pandemic. If you or a loved one feel afraid for your safety, resources like the @NDVH can help. Visit #HowRightNow: https://t.co/fbWKNoG7tW (supported by @CDCFound)  https://t.co/41AB3Mov1e

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 12 2020 18:01:01

Handwashing is one of the best ways to protect yourself & your family from getting sick with #COVID19. Learn when & how you should wash your hands to #StayHealthy: https://t.co/qWpjbblUMY  #PrepYourHealth https://t.co/MyXCgGBHbr

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 12 2020 11:35:06

Help prevent the spread of #COVID19. Avoid close contact with people who are sick, wash hands often for at least 20 seconds, avoid touching your face, & keep 6 feet between yourself & others. https://t.co/WaI3wjePtU https://t.co/2oj4MPWjTA

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 11 2020 17:30:12

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/jngVGa3Jlj

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 11 2020 12:52:02

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

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 10 2020 15:00:37

#DYK it’s not safe to put a mask on your pet? While pets can get #COVID19 from people, the risk of pets spreading COVID-19 is low. Instead, protect your pet by limiting their contact with sick people and people outside

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 09 2020 17:30:11

The latest CDC #COVIDView report shows that the overall percentage of people testing positive for #COVID19 decreased nationally last week, but percentages increased slightly in children ages 5 – 17 and adults 65 and older: https://t.co/zP4VYlo0Pb       https://t.co/WpP0I9HAPE

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 09 2020 17:05:06

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

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 09 2020 13:45:07

Young adults have several factors influencing their risk of being exposed to #COVID19, including perceived low severity of disease outcome and exposure to conflicting messages about the need for and effectiveness of masks, according to new @CDCMMWR. https://t.co/1mNNDrbLCi https://t.co/8hf2F70bZH

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 09 2020 13:09:17

A @CDCMMWR finds percentage of positive #COVID19 tests in hotspot counties went up first in younger adults, then in older adults who may be at higher risk. The report highlights the need to reduce the spread of #COVID19 among younger

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 09 2020 12:30:08

As of October 5, national forecasts predict 2,800 to 6,800 new #COVID19 deaths will be reported during the week ending October 31. These forecasts predict 224,000 to 233,000 total COVID-19 deaths in the United States by October 31. More: https://t.co/Ft6cgmaMPX 

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 08 2020 16:58:05

Among people exposed to #COVID19 in their home, children were infected at similar rates as adults but developed less severe illness. Protect your community. Wear a mask. Stay 6 feet from others. Wash your hands. Learn more: https://t.co/edPyoB9n8V     

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 08 2020 16:50:03

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

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 08 2020 16:39:40

RT @CDC_NCEZID: Handwashing, along with wearing a mask and staying 6 feet from others are key to slow the spread of #COVID19. Despite this, a new study finds that 1 out of 4 people don’t wash hands after coughing, sneezing,

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 08 2020 14:47:01

A9: To end the #COVID19 pandemic, we need everyone to do their part. When we communicate and interact in ways that demonstrate respect for language and culture, we promote understanding and cooperation and decrease stigma. #HealthyLatinos

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 08 2020 14:20:16

A3: The @growershipper Association of Central California developed guidance for #COVID19 prevention for farmworkers and partnered with local hospitals to provide onsite COVID-19 preventive training. https://t.co/jUuZGQ1VIT    #HealthyLatinos

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 08 2020 14:13:20

A2: Some health conditions like asthma, obesity, and diabetes are more common in Hispanic or Latino people compared to others. These conditions, and others, make it more likely that someone who gets #COVID19 will get very sick. #HealthyLatinos

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 08 2020 14:13:39

A2: Many people, including Hispanic or Latino people, may not have enough money to buy all the personal protective equipment they need. They might not have access to #COVID19 health services due to lack of insurance. #HealthyLatinos

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 08 2020 13:10:33

Handwashing, along with wearing a mask and staying 6 feet from others, are key to slow the spread of #COVID19. Despite this, a new study finds that 1 out of 4 people don’t wash hands after coughing, sneezing, or blowing

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 08 2020 12:11:03

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

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 08 2020 09:14:16

RT @CDCgov: In the past week, there were over 300,000 new #COVID19 cases reported, with 7 states reporting more than 10,000 new cases each. Help slow the spread. Wear a mask. Stay 6 feet apart. Wash your hands. See more

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 07 2020 18:35:02

Give yourself enough time to #prepare for emergencies. If you must shop for #emergency supplies in person, take steps to protect yourself & those around you from #COVID19. https://t.co/9nLjvaNSpI  #PrepYourHealth #Delta  https://t.co/eBgw8DB57D

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 07 2020 17:05:06

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

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 07 2020 16:45:08

In the past week, there were over 300,000 new #COVID19 cases reported, with 7 states reporting more than 10,000 new cases each. Help slow the spread. Wear a mask. Stay 6 feet apart. Wash your hands. See more data: https://t.co/1nMYQAjpSq 

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 07 2020 14:20:03

In the path of #HurricaneDelta? Learn your community’s evacuation routes and location of emergency shelters. They may be different this year due to #COVID19. https://t.co/fdkY8dTGZe  #Delta  https://t.co/3OTegZe5Kv

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 07 2020 11:40:03

This #HispanicHeritageMonth, join us, @MinorityHealth, @OMH_espanol, and @FDAHealthEquity on Oct. 8 at 2 pm ET as we discuss the challenges, resources, programs and recommendations for Latinos amid #COVID19. Join the conversation using hashtag #HealthyLatinos. https://t.co/poOy3Ue2HX

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 07 2020 09:01:14

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

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 06 2020 14:15:07

#DYK Hispanics are one of the groups hardest hit by #COVID19? Let’s chat about this and learn about resources, programs, recommendations and more with @MinorityHealth, @OMH_espanol, CDC and @FDAHealthEquity on Oct. 8 at 2 pm ET. Use hashtag #HealthyLatinos to

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 06 2020 13:05:23

A new @CDCMMWR finds #COVID19 cases in Arizona went down after multiple prevention and control measures were put in place, including requiring masks and limiting gatherings. Learn more: https://t.co/FQe1RdmmAV         https://t.co/d43mATRmEk

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 06 2020 13:01:20

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/k7lUhfJYjP

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 06 2020 08:39:47

RT @CDCgov: CDC updates #COVID19 guidance, incl. information about potential for airborne spread. Based on current science, CDC believes people are more likely to become infected with COVID-19 the longer and closer they are to a person with COVID-19. Full

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 06 2020 08:20:11

CDC updates #COVID19 guidance, incl. information about potential for airborne spread. Based on current science, CDC believes people are more likely to become infected with COVID-19 the longer and closer they are to a person with COVID-19. Full statement: https://t.co/JgNse3SuFd

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 06 2020 08:20:11

Close contact remains common way #COVID19 is spread. Some reports show situations of infection from more than 6 ft away. In these cases, transmission occurred in poorly ventilated, enclosed spaces w. activities involving heavy breathing (singing/exercise.) https://t.co/jaqhBO2BrY

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 06 2020 08:20:12

CDC’s recommendations remain the same: People can protect themselves from #COVID19 by staying at least 6 feet away from others, wearing a mask that covers their nose & mouth, washing hands frequently, cleaning touched surfaces often, and staying home when

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 05 2020 15:49:03

Join @MinorityHealth, @OMH_espanol, CDC and @FDAHealthEquity on Oct. 8 at 2 pm ET for a bilingual Twitter chat about healthy behaviors and resources for Hispanics/Latinos including the #flu vaccine and #clinicaltrials in light of #COVID19. Use #HealthyLatinos to participate. https://t.co/MVYombsAza

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 05 2020 15:15:04

Thank you, essential workers! Your work keeps our communities going but may put you at higher risk of being exposed to #flu or #COVID19 if your job requires frequent public interaction. Protect yourself & your community from flu: get a

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 05 2020 13:20:05

A new @CDCMMWR finds relatives who stayed in the same house at a family gathering developed #COVID19. The outbreak was likely sparked by a 13-year-old exposed to someone with COVID-19 before the gathering. Learn more: https://t.co/ikjagzopun         https://t.co/HNuhBo7iCu

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 05 2020 12:28:02

Attend today’s CDC COVID-19 Partner Update Call, Mon, Oct 5, at 3pm ET via Zoom. Topic: Wear It, Don’t Share It – The Art and Science of Cloth Masks. Register: https://t.co/9D9ZmoDeCT #COVID19 #health  https://t.co/68cfINqyCy

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 05 2020 10:05:14

Parents: Keep your #child healthy by taking them for routine well-child and vaccine visits. These visits continue to be important during the #COVID19 pandemic. Learn more: https://t.co/MU9ptzV5i0       https://t.co/U90q1xZk4k

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 04 2020 14:57:01

#PublicHealth professionals can help promote #HealthEquity by building relationships with organizations that work with racial and ethnic minority groups. Learn how sharing information and collaborating with partners can help slow the spread of #COVID19: https://t.co/fAZAAzOjSR https://t.co/epGIDlWIIb

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 04 2020 09:10:05

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

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 03 2020 10:05:08

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

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 02 2020 18:10:03

#DYK? Blood samples are tested to determine if someone may have had #COVID19, even if they didn’t have symptoms. Learn more about how CDC is working with commercial labs to see how many Americans have had COVID-19. https://t.co/xR3HeZaCmf     

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 02 2020 18:06:00

RT @CDCtravel: If you travel, take steps to protect yourself & others from #COVID19: • Wear a mask in public. • Avoid close contact with others. Stay at least 6 feet from anyone not from your household. • Wash your

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 02 2020 17:05:05

Give yourself more than enough time to #PrepYourHealth for disasters. If you must shop for #emergency supplies in person, take steps to protect yourself & those around you from #COVID19. https://t.co/9nLjvawh18 #WearAMask https://t.co/cfr4igchXf

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 02 2020 17:00:24

The latest CDC #COVIDView report shows the percentage of people testing positive for #COVID19 is decreasing nationally. However, three regions (Central, Mountain, and Pacific Northwest) saw increases in this percentage: https://t.co/zP4VYl6pqB        https://t.co/bNhxN3lJyV

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 02 2020 15:23:02

College administrators: Use CDC’s new monitoring and evaluation tools to see how your #COVID19 prevention and control strategies are working. Evaluation results can help you adjust your strategies to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Learn more: https://t.co/IqbGKN0sEE  https://t.co/1CUMgOCWRo

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 02 2020 14:11:04

As of September 28, national forecasts predict from 2,700 to 8,600 new #COVID19 deaths will be reported during the week ending October 24. These forecasts predict 219,000 to 232,000 total COVID-19 deaths in the US by October 24. More: https://t.co/Ft6cglTbrn 

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 02 2020 13:22:02

A new @CDCMMWR finds that adults who had #COVID19 can develop a condition similar to multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children and have severe outcomes including requiring intensive care. Learn more: https://t.co/dU1tS85Sj3      https://t.co/RitCzJsLTL

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 02 2020 11:40:08

When you #WearAMask, you help protect those around you from #COVID19. When others wear their mask, they help protect those around them, including you. Learn how to wear your mask correctly: https://t.co/cCJRgXDQAk  #PrepYourHealth  https://t.co/ay6BukPA8s

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 01 2020 16:18:02

#Parent: Keep your #child healthy by bringing them for their routine well-child and #vaccine visits. These visits continue to be important during the #COVID19 pandemic. Learn more: https://t.co/hNMEaojIDd https://t.co/3iaxEMS8ES

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 01 2020 13:55:06

School administrators: Use CDC’s new monitoring and evaluation tools to see how your #COVID19 prevention and control strategies are working. Evaluation results can help you adjust your strategies to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Learn more: https://t.co/b8v77njalL      https://t.co/VOfYgp5kMN

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 01 2020 13:10:41

A new @CDCMMWR report offers a snapshot of the partnership between CDC and state, tribal, local, and territorial health agencies in the first 6 months of the pandemic to better understand #COVID19 and inform guidance to prevent its spread. https://t.co/vOZBs9CAkT

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 01 2020 10:20:08

Parents: Think your child may have #COVID19? Keep your child home and call their healthcare provider. If you think your child needs emergency care, call 911 or go to the ER immediately. Learn more: https://t.co/ut2Yd8ophS        https://t.co/4ZsOVYm5gx

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – October 01 2020 09:41:23

RT @CDCgov: As of September 27, #COVID19 cases were trending upward in 26 states, especially in the West and central parts of the country. In the last week, 6 states reported more than 10,000 new cases. Wear a mask. Wash

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 30 2020 17:57:33

Increases in #COVID19 vary by urbanization. Over the last 7 days, the COVID-19 case rates in rural counties were 20 per 100,000 people compared to 10 per 100,000 people, in large metro counties. Learn more about COVID-19 trends in your

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 30 2020 17:57:32

As of September 27, #COVID19 cases were trending upward in 26 states, especially in the West and central parts of the country. In the last week, 6 states reported more than 10,000 new cases. Wear a mask. Wash your hands.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 30 2020 15:50:05

Join the next CDC COVID-19 Partner Update Call, Monday, Oct. 5, at 3pm ET via Zoom. Topic: Wear It, Don’t Share It – The Art and Science of Cloth Masks. Register: https://t.co/9D9ZmoDeCT #COVID19 #sciencenews #health https://t.co/3rS84FcLCX

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 30 2020 14:00:00

#DYK? Cloth masks should be washed after each use. Masks, when combined with other every day steps like washing your hands often and staying 6 ft apart, help slow the spread of #COVID19. Learn how to wash your mask properly:

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 30 2020 12:15:15

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

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 29 2020 17:35:03

Help meet the physical, spiritual, & mental health needs of your #community by working together. Connecting people with goods & services, such as food or shelter, is one way community & faith-based orgs can promote #HealthEquity during #COVID19. More: https://t.co/WbEvOBPXFt

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 29 2020 13:59:02

A new @CDCMMWR details rapid spread of #COVID19 at a university shortly after opening. Many of the cases were linked to residence halls, fraternities/sororities, off-campus apartments, & athletic teams. Learn more: https://t.co/TVDq49frkF        https://t.co/MBz6HMH3Qg

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 29 2020 13:13:03

New @CDCMMWR shows #COVID19 infections among 18-22 year-olds increased more than 50% from early August to early Sept. Everyone needs to help slow the spread of COVID-19. Wear a mask, stay 6 feet from others, wash hands often, & stay

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 29 2020 10:52:38

RT @CDCFlu: Because #flu and #COVID19 have common symptoms, it may be hard to tell the difference between them based on symptoms alone. Lab testing can confirm a diagnosis. Learn more about the differences between flu and COVID-19 here: https://bit.ly/2O1QVX2

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 28 2020 17:35:01

RT @HHSGov: Find important #COVID19 info – from social distancing, to effective cleaning, to maintaining your mental health – in our COVID-19 YouTube playlist. Make sure to subscribe to stay up-to-date: https://bit.ly/36fF5TA

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 28 2020 11:46:05

The latest CDC #COVIDView report shows that adults 65 and older and adults ages 50 – 64 have the highest cumulative #COVID19-associated hospitalization rates, followed by adults ages 18 – 49, children ages 0 – 4, and children ages 5

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 28 2020 10:01:40

When you #WearAMask, you help protect those around you from #COVID19. When others wear their mask, they help protect those around them, including you. Learn how to wear your mask correctly: https://t.co/cCJRgXDQAk  #DoYourPart #PrepYourHealth #NatlPrep https://t.co/gMRrjAJ9Bq

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 27 2020 13:45:02

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

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 26 2020 17:38:01

RT @CDCemergency: Parents: Your child may be more likely to get severely ill from #COVID19 if they are younger than 1 or have certain medical conditions. Talk to your child’s healthcare provider about your child’s risk and how to keep

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 26 2020 17:14:02

RT @NIOSH: Warehouse managers and owners: Your employees could be exposed to #COVID19 as part of their jobs. Create a COVID-19 Workplace Safety and Health Plan to protect your employees and others. Learn more: https://go.usa.gov/xGjbd

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

#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 – September 26 2020 13:00:45

If you‘re sick with #COVID19 & your pet becomes sick, don’t take your pet to the veterinary clinic yourself. Call your veterinarian & let them know you have been sick with COVID-19. https://t.co/gNCS7iwcNK https://t.co/UaxNJzyfHP

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 25 2020 21:06:00

RT @NIH: Inclusion of Black, Hispanic/Latino, & Native American communities in #COVID19 research is needed in order to develop vaccines & treatments that work for everyone. Trials should be as diverse as the people at risk for the disease: https://go.usa.gov/xfShb

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 25 2020 18:02:53

As of September 21, national forecasts predict 3,400 to 7,400 new #COVID19 deaths will be reported during the week ending October 17. These forecasts predict 214,000 to 226,000 total COVID-19 deaths in the US by October 17. More: https://t.co/Ft6cgmaMPX   

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 25 2020 16:49:02

The latest CDC #COVIDView report shows that the percentage of people testing positive for #COVID19 continued to decline nationally. However, three regions (Central, Mountain, and Pacific Northwest) saw increases in this percentage: https://t.co/zP4VYlo0Pb        https://t.co/KnlcyeuiSD

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 25 2020 16:00:21

School administrators: Learn more about the indicators you can use to prepare, plan, and respond to #COVID19. For each indicator, we provide benchmarks for lowest to highest COVID-19 risks for school operations. Learn more: https://t.co/Wytp7O8Wgx        https://t.co/JVHTadrccQ

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 25 2020 15:29:01

#Parent: Think your child may have #COVID19? Keep your child home and call your child’s healthcare provider. If you think your child needs emergency care, call 911 or go to the ER immediately. Learn more: https://t.co/sB0kheLLUa         https://t.co/MkqwDW54Gt

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 25 2020 15:04:02

As of September 14, national forecasts predict 3,000 to 7,100 new #COVID19 deaths will be reported during the week ending October 10. These forecasts predict 207,000 to 218,000 total COVID-19 deaths in the US by October 10. More: https://t.co/Ft6cgmaMPX   

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 25 2020 12:53:03

Help meet the physical, spiritual, and mental health needs of your community by working together. Connecting people with goods and services, such as food or shelter, is one way community and faith-based orgs can promote #HealthEquity during #COVID19. More: https://t.co/rnR7s1xKPp 

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 25 2020 10:30:36

Parents: Your child may be more likely to get severely ill from #COVID19 if they are younger than 1 or have certain medical conditions. Talk to your child’s healthcare provider about your child’s risk and how to keep your child

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 24 2020 17:45:08

#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 – September 24 2020 16:19:03

Avoid food poisoning when getting takeout. Check restaurant inspection scores, pick up food quickly so it stays at a safe temperature, & refrigerate leftovers promptly. Wear a mask when picking up to protect yourself & workers from #COVID19. Learn more:

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 24 2020 15:36:02

New @CDCMMWR shows 100,570 #COVID19 cases, with 641 deaths, among healthcare personnel from Feb 12-July 16. In 6 states, most worked in nursing & residential care facilities, and nurses were the most commonly reported job type. https://t.co/86DC1uz4ye       https://t.co/7JogA8MjXt

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 24 2020 15:26:33

RT @CDCgov: While #flu and #COVID19 have many symptoms in common, change in taste or smell or loss of taste or smell are symptoms only associated with COVID-19. Learn more about the differences between flu and COVID-19 here: https://bit.ly/2O1QVX2

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 24 2020 13:07:23

New @CDCMMWR finds that people living in areas of Utah with lower average incomes, high unemployment rates, and other challenges were three times more likely to get #COVID19 than those living in less disadvantaged areas. Learn more: https://t.co/2Nf3WXOgwz https://t.co/Au9dyE01Mp

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 24 2020 12:30:19

While #flu and #COVID19 have many symptoms in common, change in taste or smell or loss of taste or smell are symptoms only associated with COVID-19. Learn more about the differences between flu and COVID-19 here: https://t.co/BX2qPbOYpu       

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 24 2020 10:45:13

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

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 23 2020 18:16:03

#COVID19 cases have increased in recent weeks. 22 states and territories reported that cases are trending upward. Take steps to slow the spread. Wear a mask, stay 6 feet from others & wash your hands. Learn more. https://t.co/CEcelDa6Hb     

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 23 2020 17:20:05

Wondering if you should delay your trip? Postpone travel if you are sick, recently tested positive for #COVID19, had close contact with a person with COVID-19 in the past 14 days, or are waiting for viral test results. Learn more:

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 23 2020 13:06:00

From June to August, adults in their 20s had highest rate of #COVID19 infections, accounting for 1 of every 5 cases. New @CDCMMWR shows why young adults should take steps to slow the spread, such as wearing masks & avoiding

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 23 2020 12:17:03

Providers: If you missed CDC’s webinar on #COVID19 associated VTE risks and considerations last week, you can still watch the recorded discussion here: https://t.co/9IqmVH5CFs   #BloodDisorders   https://t.co/4GJqVQ3W8S

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 23 2020 12:10:13

Know when to delay your travel to #SlowTheSpread of #COVID19. Check these common situations, and talk to your healthcare provider if you are unsure whether any of these apply to you or your travel companions. https://t.co/t0630Fne2V         https://t.co/Z03SKSb1pJ

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 23 2020 11:46:04

#Parent: Your child may be more likely to get severely ill from #COVID19 if they are younger than 1 or have certain medical conditions. Talk to your child’s healthcare provider about your child’s risk and how to keep your child

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 23 2020 10:55:05

#DYK? The Coronavirus Self-Checker can be used by parents, caregivers, and adolescents to help decide when to seek testing or medical care for #COVID19. Learn more: https://t.co/25nXiRzAWb      https://t.co/CKnTXVsNyc

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 22 2020 17:20:02

#HCPs and staff can support #HealthEquity by showing respect for all cultures and providing culturally appropriate care. Learn more about promoting health equity in healthcare during #COVID19: https://t.co/MKlWoS7xUC       https://t.co/HNYp0a9o45

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 22 2020 17:10:05

Remember the 3 W’s when you are in a #community setting! #WearAMask. Wash your hands. Watch your distance (stay 6 feet apart). These three habits can help you protect yourself & others from #COVID19. Learn more: https://t.co/B2kvHj4jwm  #DoYourPart  https://t.co/f3wHytEw7z

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 22 2020 13:05:07

New @CDCMMWR: Contact tracing in 2 NC counties finds many people with #COVID19 didn’t report contacts, and many contacts reported couldn’t be reached. In one county, a third of people didn’t report contacts & half the contacts reported couldn’t be

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 22 2020 10:35:08

Wondering if you should delay your trip? Postpone travel if you are sick, recently tested positive for #COVID19, had close contact with a person with COVID-19 in the past 14 days, or are waiting for viral test results. Learn more:

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 21 2020 15:54:23

Know when to delay your travel to #SlowTheSpread of #COVID19. Check these common situations, and talk to your healthcare provider if you are unsure whether any of these apply to you or your travel companions. https://t.co/qikq42aNWl         https://t.co/SvepZEQGMP

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 21 2020 13:31:02

The latest CDC #COVIDView report shows the percentage of people testing positive for #COVID19 and of medical visits for symptoms similar to #COVID19 are decreasing or remaining stable nationally, although there has been some regional variation: https://t.co/zP4VYlo0Pb. https://t.co/VpB4OKrdEp

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 21 2020 13:05:04

#PublicHealth Workers: Is it difficult to stay on top of the latest #COVID19 research? CDC has launched the “COVID-19 Science Update,” a series of summaries of new COVID-19 studies on many topics. Access the summaries here: https://t.co/jCs6fCR0HA       

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 21 2020 11:35:06

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/QlXobV5xhe

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 20 2020 17:35:02

Managing stress during the #COVID19 pandemic can be difficult. Taking care of yourself & connecting with others can help you cope. Learn how: https://t.co/3BXcAE6oIN  #PrepYourHealth #SelfCareSunday https://t.co/HOMaG55sBy

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 20 2020 10:50:02

Wondering if you should delay your trip? Postpone travel if you are sick, recently tested positive for #COVID19, had close contact with a person with COVID-19 in the past 14 days, or are waiting for viral test results. Learn more:

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 19 2020 17:05:04

Limiting gatherings is one way to slow the spread of #COVID19, but physical distancing can be hard. Find tips to support the health of your loved ones & you during this challenging time: https://t.co/JuCAvrNDxZ  #PrepYourHealth #NatlPrep  https://t.co/sGADjhTO5r

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 19 2020 16:19:01

Anyone can get an infection, and almost any infection, including #COVID19, can lead to #sepsis. Educate yourself and your family by downloading and sharing our newly-updated patient fact sheet: https://t.co/TV9jeTe0oI #SAM2020  https://t.co/gQd0wSTKEO

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 19 2020 13:30:00

In a community setting, remember the 3 W’s: Wash your hands. Watch your distance (stay 6 feet apart). #WearAMask. These habits can help you protect yourself and others from spreading #COVID19. Learn more: https://t.co/DmfPOB7nbu         https://t.co/IOx82JcfqF

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 18 2020 17:14:59

RT @CDCgov: To slow the spread of #COVID19, CDC recommends that people wear masks in public settings when around people not living in their household, especially when other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain. Learn more: https://bit.ly/30QOzQF

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 18 2020 16:45:00

To slow the spread of #COVID19, CDC recommends that people wear masks in public settings when around people not living in their household, especially when other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain. Learn more: https://t.co/iOQv5OMdKA         

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 18 2020 16:28:26

Among pregnant women hospitalized for treatment of #COVID19, 3 in 10 required intensive care and one pregnant woman died from COVID-19, a new report of 105 pregnant women in @CDCMMWR finds. Find out more: https://t.co/8Id3LcWdG8       https://t.co/6Oxx9LUNUq

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 18 2020 15:53:26

School administrators: Learn more about the indicators you can use to prepare, plan, and respond to #COVID19. For each indicator, we provide benchmarks for lowest to highest COVID-19 risks for school operations. Learn more: https://t.co/Wytp7O8Wgx        https://t.co/yoLAY3YpwY

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 18 2020 12:51:04

As of September 14, national forecasts predict 3,000 to 7,100 new #COVID19 deaths will be reported during the week ending October 10. These forecasts predict 207,000 to 218,000 total COVID-19 deaths in the US by October 10. More: https://t.co/Ft6cgmaMPX   

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 18 2020 12:05:15

Getting a call from an unknown number? It could be the #health department calling to tell you that you may have been exposed to #COVID19. Check your voicemail! Learn more about contact tracing: https://t.co/1uCjyQ2B3Q  #DoYourPart  https://t.co/u4uR1sL23q

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 18 2020 11:55:04

Communities of faith: Are you gathering for a holiday? Help protect your community from #COVID19. #WearAMask, wash your hands, and stay at least 6 feet apart. Also, bring your own food, keep your group small, and meet outdoors if possible.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 17 2020 17:23:07

RT @CDCgov: .@CDCMMWR finds steps that help slow the spread of #COVID19 may also reduce #flu if widely practiced. Report emphasizes flu vaccination remains the best protection against flu. Getting a flu vaccine is more important than ever during the

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 17 2020 17:05:06

#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 – September 17 2020 16:19:02

Heart conditions like myocarditis are associated with some cases of #COVID19. Severe cardiac damage is rare but has occurred, even in young, healthy people. CDC is working to understand how COVID-19 affects the heart and other organs. Learn more here:

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 17 2020 15:51:34

.@CDCMMWR finds steps that help slow the spread of #COVID19 may also reduce #flu if widely practiced. Report emphasizes flu vaccination remains the best protection against flu. Getting a flu vaccine is more important than ever during the #COVID19 pandemic. 

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 17 2020 13:48:05

New @CDCMMWR finds odds of #COVID19 outbreaks in West Virginia nursing homes are 17x higher in low quality than in high quality nursing homes, as rated by @CMSGov. Health depts can use CMS ratings to identify nursing homes at higher

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 17 2020 13:07:43

A new @CDCMMWR examines #COVID19 in 2 skilled nursing facilities & shows how researchers used genome sequencing to determine the virus was likely spreading in each facility. Steps like repeated testing of residents & workers can help slow the spread.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 17 2020 10:40:02

RT @CDCgov: #COVID19 cases declined in most states in the last 7 days, but COVID-19 is widespread in many areas, particularly in the upper Great Plains, Midwest, and South. Six states reported over 10,000 new cases in the last week.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 17 2020 10:05:12

Remember the 3 W’s when you are in a #community setting! #WearAMask. Wash your hands. Watch your distance (stay 6 feet apart). These three habits can help you protect yourself & others from #COVID19. Learn more: https://t.co/B2kvHj4jwm  #DoYourPart  https://t.co/ePMtRvYGVa

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 16 2020 18:05:08

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

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 16 2020 17:03:09

#COVID19 cases declined in most states in the last 7 days, but COVID-19 is widespread in many areas, particularly in the upper Great Plains, Midwest, and South. Six states reported over 10,000 new cases in the last week. See more

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 16 2020 16:30:21

#HCPs: Attend the next COCA call, Thursday, Sept. 17, at 2pm ET via Zoom. Topic: Testing and Treatment of 2020-2021 Seasonal Influenza During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Learn more: https://t.co/FXPpeY4UGX  #COVID19 https://t.co/q2tisua12T

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 16 2020 15:10:39

#Teachers and other essential workers: Your work keeps our communities going but may put you at higher risk of being exposed to #flu or #COVID19. #Fluvaccine can help protect you from flu this season. More: https://t.co/LIowhQGlTS         https://t.co/1yoLRqppTY

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 16 2020 13:52:24

.@CDCMMWR report looking at almost 600 hospitalized pregnant women with #COVID19 found that pregnant women can have severe illness and poor birth outcomes, such as the mother requiring intensive care, pregnancy loss, and preterm birth. Learn more: https://t.co/g7WsFWJdDs https://t.co/Ve0dnGNTDM

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 16 2020 11:01:03

#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 – September 16 2020 10:55:05

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

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 15 2020 17:55:05

#COVID19 has unequally affected some of us in racial and ethnic minority groups, both physically and emotionally. As we take steps to help protect ourselves and others from COVID-19, let’s make sure to take care of our #MentalHealth too. https://t.co/wXnutfd7UA 

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 15 2020 16:52:00

If you’re planning to stay with friends or family outside of your household to evacuate from Hurricane #Sally, talk with them about how you all can best protect yourselves from #COVID19. Find more safety tips here: https://t.co/qHpUR7me6a       

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 15 2020 16:30:18

Health Departments: Have you seen CDC’s Contact Tracing Communications Toolkit for #COVID19? Check it out for resources and messaging to use in your communities: https://t.co/foVDvYwK5N. #SlowTheSpread https://t.co/rZatSH87r4

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 15 2020 15:50:18

School administrators: CDC has provided benchmarks to help you prepare, plan, and respond to #COVID19. Monitor these frequently and adjust strategies to fit the changing levels of COVID-19 in your community. Learn more: https://t.co/Wytp7O8Wgx        https://t.co/cKhwlJi1wU

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 15 2020 13:04:42

A new @CDCMMWR report found that 121 people under 21 years of age died of #COVID19 from February–July 2020. 3 out of 4 deaths occurred among Black, Hispanic, and American Indian/Alaska Native persons. Learn more: https://t.co/fCxlvca0BZ         https://t.co/GY3DPiTpNw

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 15 2020 11:55:07

Getting a call from an unknown number? It could be the health department calling to tell you that you may have been exposed to #COVID19. Check your voicemail! Learn more about contact tracing: https://t.co/1uCjyQ2B3Q https://t.co/bgxNQD5BE7

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 15 2020 11:00:32

#HCPs: Attend today’s COCA call on Telehealth & Health Equity: Considerations for Addressing Health Disparities during the COVID-19 Pandemic at 2pm ET. Learn more: https://t.co/ljFKDIdLek  #COVID19 https://t.co/3oJe1ajqPj

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 15 2020 10:05:38

RT @HHSGov: Because of #COVID19, preparing for wildfires might be a little different this year. Know how wildfire smoke can affect you and your loved ones during the pandemic and what you can do to protect yourselves: https://bit.ly/3bTBLy8

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 14 2020 17:15:02

RT @HHSGov: Because of #COVID19, preparing for wildfires might be a little different this year. Know how wildfire smoke can affect you and your loved ones during the pandemic and what you can do to protect yourselves: https://bit.ly/3bTBLy8

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 14 2020 16:53:01

#HCPs: Attend the next COCA call, Tuesday, Sept. 15, at 2pm ET via Zoom. Topic: Telehealth & Health Equity: Considerations for Addressing Health Disparities during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Learn more: https://t.co/ljFKDIdLek  #COVID19  https://t.co/cyQCutyV64

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 14 2020 16:05:04

#NewMom: #Breastfeeding has many health benefits for both you & your baby, including protecting your baby from illnesses & providing the best nutrition. You can breastfeed even if you have COVID-19, as #COVID19 is unlikely to spread thru breast milk.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 14 2020 15:30:08

In the path of #HurricaneSally? Learn your community’s evacuation routes and location of emergency shelters. They may be different this year due to #COVID19. https://t.co/fdkY8dTGZe  #Sally  https://t.co/NZOkHxFRwG

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 14 2020 14:38:02

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

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 14 2020 13:52:54

RT @CDCgov: The latest CDC #COVIDView report shows that the percentage of ER visits associated with #COVID19 has decreased nationally for eight consecutive weeks and is on the decline in all 10 regions in the U.S. Learn more: https://bit.ly/2ViFflZ

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 14 2020 12:53:03

#COVID19 has unequally affected some of us in racial and ethnic minority groups, both physically and emotionally. As we take steps to help protect ourselves and others from COVID-19, let’s make sure to take care of our #MentalHealth too. https://t.co/GKZV8vsPCV 

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 14 2020 11:50:06

The latest CDC #COVIDView report shows that the percentage of ER visits associated with #COVID19 has decreased nationally for eight consecutive weeks and is on the decline in all 10 regions in the U.S. Learn more: https://t.co/zP4VYlo0Pb       

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 14 2020 09:55:08

#Flu & #COVID19 can spread before symptoms appear. Flu virus may spread for about 1 day before symptoms, while the virus that causes COVID-19 may spread for about 2 days before. #StayInfomed of the similarities & differences between flu &

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 13 2020 14:22:01

Medical entomologist Janet McAllister and other CDC responders had to adapt to changing needs and conditions when responding to #COVID19 outbreaks in Wisconsin. Learn about her team’s work: https://t.co/F7K7Rbm7sX          https://t.co/EAFbswPnkF

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 13 2020 12:53:00

Wondering how #COVID19 got its name? It’s short for #coronavirus disease 2019. COVID-19 is caused by a coronavirus, which looks like a crown. Take steps to slow the spread. Wear a mask, wash your hands often, and stay 6 feet

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 13 2020 10:15:07

To take care of others, start by taking care of yourself. Finding ways to practice #selfcare can help reduce your stress during the #COVID19 pandemic. Learn healthy ways to cope with stress: https://t.co/CnUM2zcj69 #PrepYourHealth #NatlPrep #SelfCareSunday https://t.co/hc5WAWFscw

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

When you #WearAMask, you help protect those around you from #COVID19. When others wear their mask, they help protect those around them, including you. Learn how to wear your mask correctly: https://t.co/cCJRgXDQAk #DoYourPart #PrepYourHealth #NatlPrep https://t.co/6kKWjcJ5Mt

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 12 2020 09:52:01

RT @CDCInjury: As we continue to face mental health challenges due to #COVID19, we need to support our loved ones now #MoreThanEverBefore. ake action by signing the @WeArePREVENTS Pledge to #REACHnow: http://wearewithinreach.net   #PreventSuicide #SPM20

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 11 2020 18:20:01

RT @CDCemergency: #DYK? You may have #COVID19 & no symptoms. If someone from the health department tells you that you’ve been exposed, do do your part to help #SlowtheSpread. Stay home for 14 days & monitor your health. Learn more

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 11 2020 18:00:37

Remember the 3 W’s when you are in a #community setting! #WearAMask. Wash your hands. Watch your distance (stay 6 feet apart). These three habits can help you protect yourself & others from #COVID19. Learn more: https://t.co/B2kvHj4jwm #DoYourPart #PrepYourHealth #NatlPrep

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 11 2020 16:48:02

The latest CDC #COVIDView report shows that during August, weekly #COVID19 hospitalization rates declined among all adult age groups. However, while rates for children aged 5-17 were constant during most of this period, they increased at the end of August:

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 11 2020 16:29:55

RT @CDCgov: Testing positive for antibodies to the virus that causes #COVID19 means you likely had a past infection. It’s not yet known whether antibodies will protect you from getting infected again. Learn more about antibody testing: https://bit.ly/3gbWM8V

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 11 2020 16:25:04

#ParentsToBe: Discuss with your healthcare provider about rooming together with your newborn baby in the hospital. Early & close contact with your baby has many benefits, and the risk of passing #COVID19 to your baby is low. Learn more: https://t.co/Vsf79xDwFN 

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 11 2020 15:36:02

#HCPs: Learn about #COVID19 associated VTE risks and considerations in our upcoming webinar. Mark your calendar for September 17, 2 p.m. ET. Pre-register now: https://t.co/GUDbPY0X9d           https://t.co/S2iM77Po4b

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 11 2020 14:06:00

If you have fever, cough, loss of taste or smell or certain other symptoms, you might have #COVID19. If you think you might have COVID-19 or think you may have been near someone who has COVID-19, contact a healthcare provider

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 11 2020 13:47:03

As of September 7, national forecasts suggest from 3,300 to 8,000 new #COVID19 deaths will be reported during the week ending October 3. These forecasts predict 205,000 to 217,000 total COVID-19 deaths in the US by October 3. Learn more:

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 11 2020 13:04:23

A new @CDCMMWR finds children who likely got #COVID19 in their child care centers spread COVID-19 to others outside the child care center, including to household members. Slow the spread. Wear masks if over 2, wash hands & stay home

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 11 2020 12:34:00

Testing positive for antibodies to the virus that causes #COVID19 means you likely had a past infection. It’s not yet known whether antibodies will protect you from getting infected again. Learn more about antibody testing: https://t.co/Xa1qKwzJhO        https://t.co/SgRRNBVcG7

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 11 2020 12:01:15

#DYK? You may have #COVID19 & no symptoms. If someone from the health department tells you that you’ve been exposed, do your part to help #SlowtheSpread. Stay home for 14 days & monitor your health. Learn more about contact tracing:

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 11 2020 09:20:01

RT @CDCEnvironment: Wearing cloth masks in public can help stop the spread of #COVID19, but cloth masks won’t protect you from small whether antibodies will protect you from getting infected again. Learn more about antibody testing: https://bit.ly/3gbWM8V

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 10 2020 19:05:05

Limiting gatherings is one way to slow the spread of #COVID19, but physical distancing can be hard. Find tips to support the health of your loved ones and you during this challenging time: https://t.co/JuCAvrNDxZ #PrepYourHealth #NatlPrep   https://t.co/w9PDcQjoGW

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 10 2020 17:35:03

RT @CDCDirector: Testing positive for antibodies to the virus that causes #COVID19 means you likely had a past infection. It’s not yet known whether antibodies will protect you from getting infected again. Learn more about antibody testing: https://bit.ly/3gbWM8V

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 10 2020 16:20:02

The emotional toll of #COVID19 is real, especially among some people of racial and ethnic minority groups who have been unequally affected by this pandemic. #BeThe1To Help Save A Life. #SuicidePrevention https://t.co/8X7WYTjKJ7          https://t.co/5sdeILhWsG

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 10 2020 15:55:00

Do you do the 3 W’s? Wash your hands. Watch your distance (stay 6 feet apart). #WearAMask. These three habits can help you protect yourself and others from spreading #COVID19. Learn more: https://t.co/DmfPOAPMjW https://t.co/uTvUN5orJ9

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 10 2020 14:42:01

A new @CDCMMWR examining essential workers found many home health aides and nursing home staff had underlying medical conditions. These conditions may put them at increased risk for serious illness from #COVID19. More: https://t.co/vwU54bkV68         https://t.co/cAZMaRCNfm

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 10 2020 14:25:56

RT @CDCgov: A new @CDCMMWR shows that an estimated 41% of U.S. adults reported avoiding medical care because of concerns about #COVID19, including 12% who avoided emergency care, and 32% who avoided routine care. http://bit.ly/MMWR91020

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 10 2020 13:48:04

.@CDCMMWR shows adults w/ #COVID19 were more than twice as likely to have reported dining at a restaurant before getting sick compared to adults w/o COVID-19. Choose pick-up/delivery if possible & take steps like staying 6 ft from others &

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 10 2020 13:11:00

A new @CDCMMWR shows that an estimated 41% of U.S. adults reported avoiding medical care because of concerns about #COVID19, including 12% who avoided emergency care, and 32% who avoided routine care. https://t.co/hzHCrPrfN6        https://t.co/HxPIxPk1FO

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 10 2020 12:30:30

Getting a call from an unknown number? It could be the health department calling to tell you that you may have been exposed to #COVID19. Check your voicemail! Learn more about contact tracing: https://t.co/1uCjyQ2B3Q https://t.co/uy8GiTNTou

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 10 2020 12:00:28

Both #flu & #COVID19 can spread before symptoms appear. Flu virus may spread for about 1 day before symptoms, while the virus that causes COVID-19 may spread for about 2 days before symptoms. More on similarities and differences between flu

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 10 2020 11:23:00

RT @CDC_eHealth: Looking for highlights on the latest reports from CDC’s #COVID19 response? Listen to @CDCMMWR ‘s new #podcast series to stay up to date on the most recent findings. Listen and subscribe: https://bit.ly/2Ra43uD

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 10 2020 10:50:26

RT @CDCtravel: If you travel, take steps to protect yourself & others from #COVID19: • Wear a mask in public. • Avoid close contact with others. Stay at least 6 feet from anyone not from your household. • Wash your

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 10 2020 09:55:06

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 #NatlPrep https://t.co/Mu3J2ftQLT

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 10 2020 08:33:00

RT @CDCtravel: If you travel, take steps to protect yourself & others from #COVID19: • Wear a mask in public. • Avoid close contact with others. Stay at least 6 feet from anyone not from your household. • Wash your

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 09 2020 18:01:24

#Flu & #COVID19 can result in complications. However, COVID-19 is associated with additional complications like blood clots & multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children. #StayInformed of the differences between flu & COVID-19: https://t.co/Uf4nhd9Y7K  #PrepYourHealth https://t.co/JFxp7dZSTp

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 09 2020 17:25:36

As of Sept. 8, the total number of #COVID19 cases in the US surpassed 6 million. COVID-19 is widespread in many areas, particularly in the upper Great Plains, Midwest, and South. Additionally, 5 states reported over 10,000 new cases in

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 09 2020 15:48:03

“In public health, it’s our job to support [people] through that [sense of helplessness].” Dr. Rachael Zacks is a CDC #disease detective whose work on the #COVID19 response helped fuel the discussion on how it spreads. Read her story: https://t.co/Z9K0ShXJ1g 

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 09 2020 13:32:02

#DYK? You may have #COVID19 & no symptoms. If someone from the health department tells you that you’ve been exposed, do your part to help #SlowtheSpread. Stay home for 14 days & monitor your health. Learn more about contact tracing:

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 09 2020 12:05:14

Give yourself more time than usual to #prepare for disasters. If you must shop for #emergency kit supplies in person, take steps to protect yourself & those around you from #COVID19. https://t.co/9nLjvaNSpI  #PrepYourHealth #WearAMask #NatlPrep  https://t.co/6ceasG4CRf

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 09 2020 10:52:45

RT @CDCDirector: It can be a challenge to cope with changing routines and anxiety during #COVID19. But we can find a way forward. See #HowRightNow for ways that people can find what helps: https://bit.ly/3hudD7k (supported by @CDCFound)

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 08 2020 17:10:01

RT @CDCDirector: It can be a challenge to cope with changing routines and anxiety during #COVID19. But we can find a way forward. See #HowRightNow for ways that people can find what helps: https://bit.ly/3hudD7k (supported by @CDCFound)

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 08 2020 16:54:04

Did you host or attend a #LaborDay gathering or event? If you were in close contact with others, you may have been exposed to #COVID19. If you feel sick, stay home, call your healthcare provider, and inform those you had

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 08 2020 16:09:03

Getting a call from an unknown number? It could be the health department calling to tell you that you may have been exposed to #COVID19. Check your voicemail! Learn more about contact tracing: https://t.co/9ZN2zYTaud https://t.co/A3H3JwI2t9

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 08 2020 14:55:04

Use caution when relying on gaiters and face shields to help protect yourself and others from #COVID19. Researchers are currently investigating their effectiveness. Learn more: https://t.co/easmKh2UTu https://t.co/2pV6smtpz2

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 08 2020 13:14:02

Limiting gatherings is one way to slow the spread of #COVID19, but physical distancing can be hard. Find tips to support the health of your loved ones and you during this challenging time: https://t.co/a70fp6NOso https://t.co/niRFXPmsPi

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 08 2020 10:05:10

Remember the 3 W’s when you are in a community setting! #WearAMask. Wash your hands. Watch your distance (stay 6 feet apart). These three habits can help you protect yourself and others from #COVID19. Learn more: https://t.co/B2kvHj4jwm  #PrepYourHealth  https://t.co/w4iB4zXMBo

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 07 2020 13:09:03

Use caution when relying on gaiters and face shields to help protect yourself and others from #COVID19. Researchers are currently investigating their effectiveness. Learn more: https://t.co/iOQv5OMdKA https://t.co/qbLQn00kFI

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 07 2020 10:01:58

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

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 06 2020 15:00:53

#COVID19 and seasonal #allergies share many symptoms, but there are some key differences between the two. For example, COVID-19 can cause fever, which is not a common symptom of seasonal allergies. Learn more: https://t.co/OJMuFXHJ6l        https://t.co/M3LQc6cvAR

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 06 2020 12:49:02

Planning on visiting family or friends over #LaborDay weekend? Protect them and yourself from #COVID19: Wear a mask, stay at least 6 feet away from people you don’t live with, and wash your hands often. https://t.co/KNd6wCwSsl        https://t.co/cwo3nLM7YJ

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 06 2020 11:00:51

When you #WearAMask, you help protect those around you from #COVID19. When others wear their mask, they help protect those around them, including you. Learn how to wear your mask correctly: https://t.co/cCJRgXDQAk  #DoYourPart #PrepYourHealth https://t.co/YAlwNS3V2T

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 05 2020 16:26:02

“A pandemic can make us realize we are all truly connected, here at home and across the whole world.” CDC #diseasedetective Rachael Zacks deployed to Seattle to test one of the United States’ first-known #COVID19 patients. Her story: https://t.co/Z9K0ShXJ1g   

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 05 2020 15:00:58

If you‘re sick with #COVID19 & your pet becomes sick, don’t take your pet to the veterinary clinic yourself. Call your veterinarian & let them know you have been sick with COVID-19. https://t.co/gNCS7iwcNK https://t.co/vKfoBrmXVr

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 05 2020 12:01:06

Some pets in the US have tested positive for #COVID19, mostly after contact with a person with COVID-19. Protect your pets: limit their contact with people outside the household and avoid contact with pets if you get sick. https://t.co/gNCS7iwcNK   

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 05 2020 08:30:05

RT @CDCEnvironment: Going to a cooling center to beat the #heat this #summer? Follow these tips to protect yourself from #COVID19 • Practice social distancing • Wear a mask (for people 2+ years old) • Wash your hands often or

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 04 2020 18:03:01

RT @CDCemergency: Stigma hurts everyone. No single group, ethnicity, or population in the U.S. is more likely to spread #COVID19 than other. Find out how to stop COVID-19 stigma in your community at https://bit.ly/2XWt80L  #PrepYourHealth

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 04 2020 17:12:01

The latest CDC #COVIDView report shows that after declining for more than a month, the percentage of people that tested positive for #COVID19 nationally increased slightly last week. This is the first national increase in this percentage since mid-July: https://t.co/zP4VYlo0Pb

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 04 2020 17:00:42

Everyone reacts differently to stressful situations like #COVID19. You may feel anxiousness, anger, sadness, or overwhelmed. If you or a loved one is feeling overwhelmed, get support 24/7 by calling 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746. Learn more: https://t.co/3Pya8LAbqo https://t.co/8zlKKiolmZ

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 04 2020 16:54:37

New Data: Recent trends show the percentage of overall #COVID19 cases in people ages 18-22 years has increased in the US, especially in the Midwest, South, and Northeast. For the latest demographic data, visit CDC’s COVID Data Tracker: https://t.co/MLJ56QCW37   

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 04 2020 16:11:01

As of Aug. 31, national forecasts suggest new weekly #COVID19 deaths may decrease in the coming weeks, with 3,300 to 7,500 new deaths during the week ending Sept. 26. Forecasts predict 200k to 211k total COVID-19 deaths in the US

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 04 2020 14:11:00

If you have a fever, cough or certain other symptoms, you might have #COVID19. Most people have mild illness and are able to recover at home. If you think you may have been exposed to COVID-19, contact your healthcare provider.

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

Remember the 3 W’s when you are in a community setting! #WearAMask. Wash your hands. Watch your distance (stay 6 feet apart). These three habits can help you protect yourself and others from #COVID19. Learn more: https://t.co/DmfPOAPMjW       https://t.co/oBwwHxkEjH

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 04 2020 11:01:10

Stigma hurts everyone. No single group, ethnicity, or population in the U.S. is more likely to spread #COVID19 than others. Find out how to stop COVID-19 stigma in your community at https://t.co/yJVLnlkYDN  #PrepYourHealth https://t.co/VW74RsLVp9

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 04 2020 09:40:03

RT @CDCDirector: #Flu and #COVID19 can result in complications. However, COVID-19 is associated with additional complications like blood clots and multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children. More on the differences between flu and COVID-19 here: https://bit.ly/2O1QVX2

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 03 2020 18:00:43

It is common to feel more stress during the #COVID19 pandemic. Use these @CDCgov tips & resources to take care of your loved ones’ mental health & your own: https://t.co/wXnutfd7UA  #PrepYourHealth https://t.co/4xLVRHW0Ng

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 03 2020 16:56:00

#LaborDay plans at a pool or beach? Stay 6 feet away from others. #WearAMask when not in the water. Wash your hands often. Help protect yourself and your friends from #COVID19. Learn more: https://t.co/ochY3fxe5Z  #LaborDaySafe  https://t.co/1waPNpnWqg

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 03 2020 13:18:02

New @CDCMMWR finds people stayed home more during the early months of the #COVID19 pandemic when stay-at-home orders were in place. People began to leave home as stay-at-home orders ended, even if orders in their state or territory remained. Learn

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 03 2020 12:18:13

RT @CDCgov: #Flu and #COVID19 can result in complications. However, COVID-19 is associated with additional complications like blood clots and multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children. More on the differences between flu and COVID-19 here: https://bit.ly/2O1QVX2

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 03 2020 12:00:34

#Flu and #COVID19 can result in complications. However, COVID-19 is associated with additional complications like blood clots and multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children. More on the differences between flu and COVID-19 here: https://t.co/BX2qPbOYpu        https://t.co/9ZN45SqnXq

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 03 2020 11:52:56

RT @CDCgov: Having a difficult time coping because of #COVID19? Feeling lonely, anxious, or dealing with grief and loss? Help is available through the National #Suicide Prevention Lifeline (800-273-8255). Learn more: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 03 2020 11:22:02

Having a difficult time coping because of #COVID19? Feeling lonely, anxious, or dealing with grief and loss? Help is available through the National #Suicide Prevention Lifeline (800-273-8255). Learn more: https://t.co/F0vQ2lbmUj        https://t.co/VU7ygNPlXJ

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 03 2020 09:52:01

RT @CDCemergency: Waiting for a #COVID19 test result and wondering what you should do next? Take 3 key steps: Stay home, think about the people you’ve been around & answer the call from your health department. Learn more about these

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 03 2020 08:59:00

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

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 03 2020 08:11:01

RT @CDC_NCEZID: Some pets in the US have tested positive for #COVID19, mostly after contact with a person with COVID-19. Protect your pets: limit their contact with people outside the household and avoid contact with pets if you get sick.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 02 2020 18:25:01

RT @CDCDirector: #DYK? Some of the symptoms of #COVID19 and seasonal allergies are similar, and it may be difficult to tell the difference between them. If you think you have COVID-19 contact your healthcare provider. https://bit.ly/3j8vLUL

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 02 2020 18:18:41

Although #COVID19 cases in many states declined over the last 7 days, daily cases are now increasing in some states, particularly in the upper Great Plains, Midwest, and South. Wear a mask. Stay 6 ft from others. Wash your hands.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 02 2020 17:10:01

RT @DepSecHargan: Your risk of #COVID19 increases the closer you get to others and the longer you interact with them. Learn from @CDCgov about ways you can safely resume daily activities and slow the spread of #COVID19: https://bit.ly/3eq7fMQ

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 02 2020 16:56:00

RT @Surgeon_General: We must continue to help slow the spread of #COVID19 for ourselves, our loved ones, and our future. Do your part and: #WearAMask Watch your distance Wash your hands Learn more: http://bit.ly/3bGvO6p  #COVIDStopsWithMe https://twitter.com/Surgeon_General/

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 02 2020 14:31:02

CDC, along with state and local health departments and other partners, is working to better understand the impact of #COVID19 during pregnancy on both the mother and infant. Learn about these efforts here: https://t.co/wbvgIg9Yc0        https://t.co/cdDLboeUes

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 02 2020 12:10:12

Waiting for a #COVID19 test result and wondering what you should do next? Take 3 key steps: Stay home, think about the people you’ve been around & answer the call from your health department. Learn more about these steps: https://t.co/LIL0Z3Ia8c 

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 02 2020 11:43:58

RT @CDCgov: Testing positive for #COVID19 on a viral test means you likely are infected and could infect others. Stay home and take steps to prevent spreading the virus. If you test negative, you can still get sick and should

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 02 2020 11:43:00

Testing positive for #COVID19 on a viral test means you likely are infected and could infect others. Stay home and take steps to prevent spreading the virus. If you test negative, you can still get sick and should take steps

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 02 2020 09:04:01

RT @CDCEnvironment: Remember to practice every day #foodsafety during #COVID19. Put away foods that could spoil, such as meats, milk, & egg, in the fridge or freezer within 2 hours of shopping. Don’t let these items sit outside, in the

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 02 2020 08:32:00

RT @CDCemergency: When you #WearAMask, you help protect those around you from #COVID19. When others wear their mask, they help protect those around them, including you. Learn how to wear your mask correctly: https://bit.ly/2XdSp61  #DoYourPart

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 01 2020 17:20:02

RT @CDCDirector: CDC molecular biologist Silvina Masciotra is part of a team advising the White House Task Force on #COVID19 testing issues. “We need to keep our distance and wear masks. We need to keep in mind groups at high

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 01 2020 14:05:04

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Learn ways to support one another during the #COVID19 pandemic and how to seek help from trained professionals: https://t.co/u69KmFMk6R. #BeThe1To https://t.co/ZQhi3WHjiM

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 01 2020 13:06:00

#WearAMask to help slow the spread of COVID-19. When selecting a #mask, you have many choices. Avoid masks made of materials that make it too hard to breathe, allow #COVID19 particles to escape, or are intended for healthcare workers. Learn

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – September 01 2020 10:01:26

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

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – August 31 2020 17:07:01

RT @CDC_NCEZID: If you‘re sick with #COVID19 & your pet becomes sick, don’t take your pet to the veterinary clinic yourself. Call your veterinarian & let them know you have been sick with COVID-19. https://bit.ly/2D5fJLg