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#HCPs: Watch how Dr. Edith Bracho-Sanchez addresses concerns about #fluvaccine to parents of young children.… https://t.co/fhS1iWBwYCWondering how schools can slow the spread in the new year? Join the next CDC #COVID19 Partner Update Call on Monday… https://t.co/t2HhoOE7UNRead commentary in #PublicHealthReports applying lessons learned from the 1918 influenza pandemic to the #COVID19 r… https://t.co/yXjstD7FF7This #WorldAIDSDay, let us reflect on our accomplishments and refocus on the future. Please continue encouraging… https://t.co/7uyviETDIeNew @CDCMMWR finds that cases of 34 drug-resistant bacteria occurred in a New Jersey hospital during a surge of… https://t.co/Lz0iaYBzm0While getting #COVID19 may offer some natural protection, the risk of severe illness and death from COVID-19 far ou… https://t.co/A6GUoqBMdi
12/1
2020
The latest CDC #COVIDView report shows that weekly hospitalization rates are higher now than at any other time duri… https://t.co/3ycXj0zRGXCDC honors and remembers the lives lost to #COVID19. This pandemic is not over and cases continue to rise across th… https://t.co/4FaM7940qsSmoking raises the risk for birth defects, including cleft lip, cleft palate, or both. It’s best to quit before pre… https://t.co/8TKiDb5bskTo slow the spread of COVID-19, wear a mask, stay 6 feet away from people who don’t live with you, and wash your ha… https://t.co/2IFY8Bb8Gx#COVID19 cases are going up dramatically. This increase is not due to more testing. As the number of cases rise, so… https://t.co/I4cep4403n.@DrMerminCDC and @DrMartinCDC teamed up for #WorldAIDSDay this year. Their #WAD2020 message pays respect to those… https://t.co/1F4nu1uz3P“I wear a mask because I might not know that I’m sick.” #WearAMask because you can still spread #COVID19 even if yo… https://t.co/g5V3HnGZdLHow will #CDC and other Federal health agencies keep innovating for better #PublicHealth? Get the latest innovation… https://t.co/obI5j2CeF7DYK: If you’re #pregnant, flu illness can increase your risk of premature labor and delivery. A flu shot is the bes… https://t.co/HFknR7QkKr
11/30
2020
The risk of animals spreading #COVID19 to people remains low. If you’re sick, avoid contact with pets and other ani… https://t.co/Uk2l0PtC5x#DYK? You are considered a close contact even if you were wearing a mask while around someone with #COVID19.… https://t.co/hCmqjgYg8wEveryone reacts differently to stressful situations like #COVID19. You may feel anxious, angry, sad, or overwhelmed… https://t.co/xbkezDn6JR
11/29
2020
We're all tired of #COVID19, but the fact is: COVID-19 is not tired of us. This pandemic isn't over & cases are sti… https://t.co/1FgSivMeArRebecca realized that she didn’t need cigarettes to cope with her stress. She quit smoking and gained a new outlook… https://t.co/GKt9MbuMIL“My kids wear masks to keep their friends safe.” CDC thanks you for encouraging your friends and family to wear a m… https://t.co/JFeNyhEoro
11/28
2020
#COVID19 affects everyone differently. Cases and hospitalizations are rising, with adults ages 65+ much more likely… https://t.co/6XfdyeqgB2ALERT: #COVID19 cases are rapidly rising across the U.S. As we begin to spend more time indoors together, the viru… https://t.co/7DLKJ2LV1BAs of November 23, national forecasts predict that 10,600 to 21,400 new #COVID19 deaths will be reported during the… https://t.co/0pmeANxxiXWashing your hands with soap and water every time you use the bathroom and always before you eat is the only way to… https://t.co/GcB4lJpPNbSince one or more #COVID19 vaccines may be available in limited supply before the end of the year, CDC is working c… https://t.co/s861Lwpr04Thanks to vaccination, most children are protected from 14 vaccine-preventable and potentially life-threatening dis… https://t.co/UsK5zyPjx6There is no evidence that animals are playing a significant role in the spread of #COVID19 to people. The main risk… https://t.co/CisWKo85FtIf you’re working from home, don’t forget to take frequent breaks to move your legs and get blood flowing! Limited… https://t.co/qDvw3oaEsA
11/27
2020
Health Departments: Do residents know what to do if someone in their house has #COVID19? Visit CDC’s website to lea… https://t.co/7g69SGNEurCooking your first #Thanksgiving turkey? Follow these #FoodSafety tips: ☑️ Wash your hands with soap & water for 20… https://t.co/f4GUW2JEvrThis #Thanksgiving, help protect loved ones by limiting close contact with others. #WearAMask. Stay at least 6 feet… https://t.co/ue74628ck2
11/26
2020
As #COVID19 cases continue to rise, it’s important to know what’s happening in your area. You can now view data on… https://t.co/ecLi9K0hPe#COVID19 cases are rising nationwide. Case rates in the last 7 days were highest in the Midwest. This Thanksgiving,… https://t.co/zEIlC77Th0#COVID19 vaccines currently in development in the US do not use the live virus that causes COVID-19. Having symptom… https://t.co/d3RuOlVat9New @CDCMMWR finds that the #COVID19 pandemic may be negatively affecting hospital maternity care practices support… https://t.co/IEwAEQcMCqThis #Thanksgiving, stay home to best protect yourself and others from #COVID19. Avoid crowds and shop online, use… https://t.co/SM9EWH43vDUntil more is known about immunity following infection, wear a mask, stay 6 feet from others, wash your hands often… https://t.co/gIQX7fgx90Because antibody levels decline over time, antibody testing can’t conclusively show a person has not had #COVID19 in the past.New @CDCMMWR report looking at 156 healthcare workers with virus-specific antibodies against #COVID19 found 94% had… https://t.co/6iucySudFROlder adults and young children are more likely to get food poisoning. To reduce the chance of illness, prepare you… https://t.co/tGZv7xbX9y
11/25
2020
CDC’s investigation of a Salmonella outbreak linked to pet bearded dragons has ended, but it’s still important to t… https://t.co/PgMvHwN1RvPlanning for #Thanksgiving? Consider hosting a virtual meal with friends and family who don’t live with you. Have p… https://t.co/dNaDL51ILCPeople with #diabetes are at higher risk for #flu complications. The best way to prevent seasonal flu is to get vac… https://t.co/4yNOrAboeL#COVID19 cases are rising rapidly in many parts of the U.S. This pandemic is not over. But if we all do our part, i… https://t.co/Gs9K5vJyhGJoin the CDC #COVID19 Partner Update call Monday, November 30 at 3 pm ET via Zoom. Topic: Resilience and Mental He… https://t.co/K86q6ge5AbClinicians: New 2018 CDC maps show the number of outpatient antibiotic prescriptions by state. Follow clinical guid… https://t.co/Tg1DYVEIOo
11/24
2020
College student coming home for #Thanksgiving? Returning students should be considered overnight guests, and famili… https://t.co/PnwFItnyhnThe latest CDC #COVIDView report shows that all indicators used to track #COVID19 in the United States are rising.… https://t.co/rqLEG4nZHVHosting #Thanksgiving? Limit the number of guests, consider gathering outdoors, clean and disinfect frequently touc… https://t.co/AfIfKqSgUpCOVID-19 & flu may spread at the same time this winter. Your #fluvaccine can help save medical resources for the ca… https://t.co/MprTNfMvqwA new @CDCMMWR describes four ethical principles that will guide decision-making on how #COVID19 vaccines will be a… https://t.co/hXOnGI3wv3Show your community the importance of #HIV prevention and treatment efforts this #WorldAIDSDay. Use the data and pr… https://t.co/4tdHfABHfnThis #PublicHealth Thank You Day, CDC thanks the public health workforce for working harder than ever to keep the n… https://t.co/6DGJkw6Qt5New 2019 CDC map shows 89% of U.S. hospitals report having an antibiotic stewardship program that meets all 7 of CD… https://t.co/YIBdGr0uA9Masks help prevent people from getting and spreading #COVID19. Masks are most effective when widely used in the com… https://t.co/7f31DNj0ot
11/23
2020
2020 has been tough for many of us. Learning how to find and express gratitude can help us cope. Find inspiration f… https://t.co/je7Fp0jhwbHealth Departments and HCPs: Have new employees? Check out CDC’s #COVID19 contact tracing training plans:… https://t.co/JFmXK8NtDI
11/22
2020
C. diff infection is estimated to cause 29,300 deaths in the United States each year. More than 80% of C. diff-rela… https://t.co/3R6FEJCh2rALERT: #COVID19 cases are rapidly rising across the U.S. As we begin to spend more time indoors closer together, th… https://t.co/JC76WdauM0Attending a gathering? Take steps to make #Thanksgiving safer. Bring your own food and drinks, #WearAMask, stay at… https://t.co/DTiII07MRhSmoking won’t solve the problem that’s making you stressed. Find free resources to help you quit smoking at… https://t.co/90mgQKcAac
11/21
2020
Stay safe this #Thanksgiving holiday: 1. Wear a mask 2. Rethink traveling 3. Keep gatherings small 4. Celebrate vi… https://t.co/hoZOGm1XXs
Retweeted by CDCThe latest CDC #COVIDView report shows that weekly #COVID19 hospitalization rates are rising in the United States.… https://t.co/ipwg6CDvRR.@CHCConnecticut’s drive-through #fluvaccine clinics began as a way to make vaccines accessible to those afraid of… https://t.co/7DfzEAIaksRead about the latest science on the use of masks to slow the spread of COVID-19. https://t.co/eyqerL7RpsNew @CDCMMWR finds that after Kansas put in place a mask mandate in July 2020 rates of #COVID19 decreased in counti… https://t.co/XL7H2IBWo4New @CDCMMWR details a #COVID19 outbreak in Minnesota following a 10-day motorcycle rally in neighboring South Dako… https://t.co/mLIOrM94J1As of November 16, national forecasts predict that 7,300 to 16,000 new #COVID19 deaths will be reported during the… https://t.co/GnCoSlhJzVTenzin, a #TB Survivor, was diagnosed with drug-resistant #TB. With the support of a public health nurse, he made i… https://t.co/8S8iZkrKYu
11/20
2020
As #COVID19 cases increase rapidly across the United States, the safest way to celebrate the #Thanksgiving holiday… https://t.co/IJTDNMVyADNo one tool alone is going to stop the #COVID19 pandemic. A combination of getting a COVID-19 #vaccine, wearing a m… https://t.co/v20A5k1N5SRead other recent @CDCMMWR reports detailing the impact #COVID19 has had on rural communities:… https://t.co/cjK7704chw @CDCMMWR highlights data showing an increase in rates of #COVID19 throughout all areas in the United States since S… https://t.co/avQKVNVISyWe understand. You’re tired of hearing about #COVID19. But facts are facts: This pandemic is not over and cases are… https://t.co/C6rTXbf8BANew @CDCMMWR describes #COVID19 in NYC in early spring. The rapid spread in this early U.S. epicenter combined with… https://t.co/XHVj5IskDUA new @CDCMMWR finds 1 in 5 assisted living facilities in 39 states reported 1 or more #COVID19 cases among residen… https://t.co/JNZ1iwDeza#Antibiotics aren’t always the answer. Antibiotics are only needed to treat certain infections caused by bacteria,… https://t.co/cUO6l1YEzCEver had a stomach bug? It could have been #norovirus, the most common cause of vomiting and diarrhea. Protect your… https://t.co/cNwNjuAo1F
11/19
2020
#COVID19 cases are rising. Average daily cases are up 43% compared to the previous 7 days, with 94% of U.S. jurisdi… https://t.co/axgdDLh634After a natural disaster, it's normal to feel different and strong emotions. Follow four teens—Abby, Alexis, Jaylon… https://t.co/tE97XmOrbA
Retweeted by CDCCDC is proud to have been part of reaching this milestone and remains committed to supporting @MinSanteRDC prevent,… https://t.co/c2cCQoRTnCAfter #Ebola outbreaks, maintaining surveillance, infection prevention, and rapid response capacity is vital to qui… https://t.co/4vLEewLzJIToday marks 42 days—or 2 incubation periods—after the last survivor in the DRC #Ebola outbreak tested negative.… https://t.co/0NI5VWW7QISafety of #COVID19 vaccines is a top priority. Safety is considered before any vaccine is authorized or approved, a… https://t.co/XwS4IgFdSlThe safest way to celebrate #Thanksgiving is with your household members. Cook traditional family recipes, have a v… https://t.co/ImvccYYR14CDC reported this week that there is now more #fluvaccine available than ever before in the United States. Don’t de… https://t.co/eKMZFFAfTxShout out to @ruralhealthinfo for pulling us all together today! Thanks to all our special guests and to all of you… https://t.co/lC8YxZiwtM
Retweeted by CDCA8: @CDCChronic uses several approaches to help improve the health of rural residents. Learn more about effective i… https://t.co/2BusR2Ber8A8: Telehealth can help reduce barriers to care for people who have transportation/mobility issues. CDC is supporti… https://t.co/gfPGU604E6A5: Learn more about how CDC works to improve rural health: https://t.co/EV6lOEHawS. #RuralHealthChat #PowerofRuralA5: Understanding a community’s health behaviors, healthcare access, healthy food access, and demographic character… https://t.co/9cteBaafBdA4: But moving from data to action can be challenging. Check out CDC’s tools and resources that can help practition… https://t.co/jt8XROZTStA4: Looking at data on social determinants can help practitioners better recognize the root causes that affect heal… https://t.co/krwdQQrqo5A3: Find out how rural communities can respond during COVID-19: https://t.co/kupnqQiyJ5. #RuralHealthChat #PowerofRuralA3: CDC SVI includes factors such as housing, transportation, socioeconomic status, race & ethnicity, and language… https://t.co/c07CRlYrbgA3: Each rural community can assess their social vulnerability to COVID-19. Many rural communities are considered h… https://t.co/VQoD77dhlHA2: BUT many rural communities have a strong sense of community, which can reduce some of the negative impacts of o… https://t.co/Yf8aV6wcCIA2: Many rural communities have not fully recovered since the Great Recession of 2007. Economic stability is anothe… https://t.co/29tyAZbDpZA2: Due to hospital closures and health professional shortages, healthcare access and quality is a social determina… https://t.co/iaclLPGtY5
11/18
2020

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