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What Can We Do to Attain Health Equity?
The coronavirus pandemic has exposed gaps in equitable health coverage and equal access to health care. The solution to attain health equity is to engage all organizations - not just health care organizations and facilities - to work together. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has listed some guidance for community and faith-based organizations, private employers, public health agencies and state, tribal, local and territorial governments.
Web link    Date Added: 04/05/2021    Date Last Modified: Apr 5 2021 3:47PM  
CDC: Myths and Facts about COVID-19 Vaccines
View this webpage from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that clarifies myths about COVID-19, including if you still need to wear a mask after getting vaccinated. Spoiler alert: Yes, you do.
Web link    Date Added: 02/05/2021    Date Last Modified: Mar 22 2021 10:48AM  
CDC Guidance and Information Related to the COVID-19 Vaccines
What do you need to know to get a COVID-19 vaccine? View this Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's website for answers to your questions about the vaccine, including where to sign up to receive a COVID-19 vaccine.
Web link    Date Added: 01/31/2021    Date Last Modified: Mar 11 2021 12:57PM  
COVID-19 Vaccine Communication Toolkit for Community-Based Organizations: Getting Started
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has created a virtual COVID-19 Vaccination Communication Toolkit for community-based organizations. The toolkit lists free resources community organizations can use to help educate the public about COVID-19 vaccines, raise awareness about the benefits of vaccination and address common questions and concerns.
Web link    Date Added: 01/28/2021    Date Last Modified: Jan 28 2021 4:26PM  
What to Expect at Your Appointment to Get Vaccinated for COVID-19
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has listed information about what to expect before, during and after you receive a COVID-19 vaccine.
Web link    Date Added: 01/22/2021    Date Last Modified: Mar 22 2021 10:50AM  
Tips for Celebrating Holidays in 2021
If you are celebrating a holiday with people outside your household, make sure you follow steps to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's website for ideas of activities that are safer to do.
Web link    Date Added: 01/15/2021    Date Last Modified: Jan 18 2021 11:20AM  
New COVID-19 Variants
What should you know about the new COVID-19 variants? Learn more from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Web link    Date Added: 01/12/2021    Date Last Modified: Jan 18 2021 11:19AM  
What to Expect after Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine
View this website from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to learn what is normal to feel after getting vaccinated for COVID-19 and when you should call your doctor.
Web link    Date Added: 01/04/2021    Date Last Modified: Mar 22 2021 10:49AM  
V-safe After Vaccination Health Checker
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has launched the new v-safe after vaccination health checker. V-safe webpages feature information on how to register and complete a v-safe health check-in (including step-by-instructions with images), troubleshooting, FAQs and contact information for technical support. These webpages will be continuously updated with additional resources.
Web link    Date Added: 12/23/2020    Date Last Modified: Dec 28 2020 9:58AM  
COVID-19 Resources for Older Adults and Caregivers
Are you an older adult or do you help care for an older adult who may need help finding affordable and healthy food, paying bills, getting to and from places, signing up for Medicare or talking with a trained professional when you or your loved one is experiencing stress? View these resources from the National Council on Aging to help with these and other needs.
Web link    Date Added: 12/18/2020    Date Last Modified: Dec 17 2020 6:15PM  
CDC COVID-19 Vaccine Information for You and Your Family
Review this information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) about the U.S. COVID-19 vaccination program, benefits of receiving COVID-19 vaccines, safety and frequently asked questions.
Web link    Date Added: 12/17/2020    Date Last Modified: Jan 12 2021 1:40PM  
How Do Vaccines Work?
Watch this video to hear from Dr. Anthony Fauci with the National Institutes of Health to learn how vaccines are developed, tested and authorized for use – and how they work to prevent diseases like COVID-19.
Video    Date Added: 12/17/2020    Date Last Modified: Dec 17 2020 6:04PM  
Frequently Asked Questions about COVID-19 Vaccination
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has posted answers to frequently asked questions for the general public about the COVID-19 vaccine, including receiving the vaccine, vaccine development and safety.
Web link    Date Added: 12/10/2020    Date Last Modified: Dec 10 2020 10:48AM  
Donate Blood Plasma and Help Save Lives
People who have recovered from COVID-19 have antibodies in their blood that may help treat people who have recently contracted the virus. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 40,000 patients have received plasma treatment for COVID-19. This treatment, however, needs the help of eligible Americans to donate their plasma. Find out if you are eligible and how to donate.
Web link    Date Added: 10/22/2020    Date Last Modified: Oct 22 2020 5:26PM  
What Is Contract Tracing?
View this two-page document from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to learn more about contract tracing and steps to follow if you contract COVID-19.
Web link    Date Added: 10/07/2020    Date Last Modified: Oct 7 2020 3:07PM  
COVID-19 Questions and Answers: For People Who Use Drugs or Have Substance Use Disorder
How should you provide treatment for someone who has a substance use disorder during the COVID-19 public health emergency? Read this guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to learn more. lists answers to questions for patients, family members and caregivers, as well as
Web link    Date Added: 10/07/2020    Date Last Modified: Oct 7 2020 2:28PM  
When You Can be Around Others
When can you be around others if you have or think you might have COVID-19? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shares helpful tips to answer this question.
Web link    Date Added: 07/31/2020    Date Last Modified: Jul 31 2020 12:47PM  
CDC Launches Natural Disasters and COVID-19 Response Website
Planning and preparing for hurricanes and other natural disasters can be stressful, even more so during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has launched a new website, Natural Disasters, Severe Weather, and COVID-19, that includes information on preparedness and recovery during the COVID-19 response and what the general public can do to keep themselves safe.
Web link    Date Added: 07/17/2020    Date Last Modified: Jul 17 2020 2:10PM  
COVID-19 One-Stop Shop Toolkits
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has developed a list of resources to help you and your loved ones make informed decisions about returning to a place of work, school and other locations during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Web link    Date Added: 07/15/2020    Date Last Modified: Jul 15 2020 3:04PM  
Video: Visiting friends and family with higher risk for severe illness
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has created this animated video with tips for what to do when visiting friends and family who are at higher risk for severe illness during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Video    Date Added: 07/09/2020    Date Last Modified: Jul 9 2020 7:12PM  
Public Health Media Library Podcasts
Catch up on the latest findings about COVID-19 and other infections and diseases by listening to podcasts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Web link    Date Added: 07/05/2020    Date Last Modified: Jul 1 2020 4:00PM  
Funeral Guidance for Individuals and Families
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides guidance for individuals and families as they make arrangements for a visitation, funeral or memorial service during the COVID-19 public health crisis.
Web link    Date Added: 05/28/2020    Date Last Modified: May 28 2020 6:29PM  
Stress and Coping
Visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's webpage to learn about strategies to help cope with stress and anxiety during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) public health emergency.
Web link    Date Added: 04/17/2020    Date Last Modified: Apr 17 2020 9:21PM  
Use of Cloth Face Coverings to Help Slow the Spread of COVID-19
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) answers frequently asked questions about how to wear a cloth face covering.
Web link    Date Added: 04/15/2020    Date Last Modified: Jun 1 2020 10:04AM  
Protect Yourself and Others from COVID-19 When Visiting Parks and Recreational Facilities
Follow the CDC's do's and don'ts to protect yourself and others from COVID-19 in parks and recreation areas.
Web link    Date Added: 04/13/2020    Date Last Modified: Jun 1 2020 10:08AM  
Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers to Plan and Respond to COVID-19
The following interim guidance by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) may help prevent workplace exposures to COVID-19 in non-health care settings. This guidance also provides planning considerations for community spread of COVID-19.
Web link    Date Added: 04/13/2020    Date Last Modified: Jun 1 2020 10:08AM  
CDC Social Media Toolkit
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) created this social media toolkit to help localize efforts in responding to the virus that causes COVID-19.
Web link    Date Added: 04/09/2020    Date Last Modified: Jun 1 2020 10:17AM  
Implementing Safety Practices for Critical Infrastructure Workers Who May Have Exposure to a Person with Suspected or Confirmed COVID-19
This interim guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) pertains to critical infrastructure workers.
Web link    Date Added: 04/09/2020    Date Last Modified: Jun 1 2020 10:07AM  
How to Make Your Own Face Covering
This is a 45-second video demonstration from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Video    Date Added: 04/06/2020    Date Last Modified: Jun 1 2020 10:06AM  
CDC Launches New Weekly COVID-19 Surveillance Report
The report, updated each Friday, summarizes and interprets key indicators, including information related to COVID-19 outpatient visits, emergency department visits, hospitalizations and deaths, as well as laboratory data.
Web link    Date Added: 04/06/2020    Date Last Modified: Jun 1 2020 10:15AM  
CDC Update for Rural Health Partners, Stakeholders and Communities on the 2019 Coronavirus Disease Response
This April 8, 2020, webinar by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provided a COVID-19 update for rural health partners.
Video    Date Added: 04/06/2020    Date Last Modified: Jun 1 2020 10:18AM  
Cloth Face Coverings: Questions and Answers
Answers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) about cloth face coverings
Web link    Date Added: 04/06/2020    Date Last Modified: Jun 1 2020 10:03AM  
CDC Resources for Community and Faith-Based Leaders
Guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to plan, prepare and respond to COVID-19.
Web link    Date Added: 04/06/2020    Date Last Modified: Jun 1 2020 10:17AM  
Use of Cloth Face Coverings to Help Slow the Spread of COVID-19
Guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on how to wear a cloth face covering
Web link    Date Added: 04/06/2020    Date Last Modified: Jun 1 2020 10:03AM  
Disinfecting Your Facility If Someone Is Sick
Here are some everyday steps, steps when someone is sick, and considerations for employers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Web link    Date Added: 04/02/2020    Date Last Modified: Jun 1 2020 10:04AM  
CDC Public Service Announcements (PSAs)
Transcripts and audio recordings of the CDC's public service announcements can be found here.
Web link    Date Added: 04/02/2020    Date Last Modified: Jun 1 2020 10:16AM  
CDC Communication Resources for Travelers
Here are the CDC's public health communication options at U.S. ports of entry.
Web link    Date Added: 04/02/2020    Date Last Modified: Jun 1 2020 10:14AM  
COVID-19 Guidance for Older Adults
Here are the latest CDC updates for face coverings, care plans, persons with disabilities, managing anxiety and stress, and more.
Web link    Date Added: 04/01/2020    Date Last Modified: Apr 27 2020 12:34PM  
What To Do If You Are Sick
Follow these steps from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Web link    Date Added: 03/30/2020    Date Last Modified: May 20 2020 8:32AM  
CDC Resources for Households
As a family, you can plan and make decisions now that will protect you and your family during a COVID-19 outbreak.
Web link    Date Added: 03/20/2020    Date Last Modified: Jun 3 2020 12:58PM  
How to Protect Yourself and Others
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides guidelines about COVID-19.
Web link    Date Added: 03/19/2020    Date Last Modified: Jun 2 2020 1:35PM  
Share Facts About COVID-19
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides facts about coronavirus (COVID-19) to help stop the spread of rumors.
Adobe PDF    Date Added: 03/19/2020    Date Last Modified: Jun 2 2020 1:49PM  
CDC Coronavirus Disease 2019 Website
What you need to know from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Web link    Date Added: 03/11/2020    Date Last Modified: Jun 3 2020 12:15PM  
CDC Coronavirus Disease 2019 Website
What you need to know from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Web link    Date Added: 03/11/2020    Date Last Modified: Jun 3 2020 12:11PM  
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Communications Resources
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides guidance documents, videos and toolkits about COVID-19.
Web link    Date Added: 03/04/2020    Date Last Modified: Jun 3 2020 1:03PM  
Interim U.S. Guidance for Risk Assessment and Work Restrictions for Health Care Personnel with Potential Exposure to COVID-19
This interim CDC guidance is intended to assist with assessment of risk and application of work restrictions for asymptomatic health care personnel (HCP) with potential exposure to patients, visitors, or other HCP with confirmed COVID-19.
Web link    Date Added: 03/04/2020    Date Last Modified: Jun 3 2020 1:12PM  
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Communications Resources
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides guidance documents, videos and toolkits about COVID-19.
Web link    Date Added: 03/04/2020    Date Last Modified: Jun 3 2020 1:06PM  
What You Need to Know About Handwashing
This CDC video answers important questions about hand washing and hand sanitizer.
Video    Date Added: 12/16/2019    Date Last Modified: Jun 3 2020 12:54PM