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2010-05-21 19:40:40

When wildland #firefighters are traveling between assignments or during fire responses via large transport vehicles it is often not practical to implement social distancing measures. @CDCgov has actions that can be taken to prevent the spread of #COVID19

When wildland  #firefighters are traveling between assignments or during fire responses via large transport vehicles it is often not practical to implement social distancing measures.  @CDC has actions that can be taken to prevent the spread of  #COVID19 https://go.usa.gov/xvMjp

Healthcare providers: It's important to screen and intervene for reducing #alcohol use before prescribing #opioids. Learn why with this #CDC resource:

Healthcare providers: It's important to screen and intervene for reducing  #alcohol use before prescribing  #opioids. Learn why with this  #CDC resource: https://go.usa.gov/xvFxA

EPIC Webinar: Join @CDCgov tomorrow, May 27, at 1 PM ET for a discussion on the 2020 #hurricane season, including the possible health impact of #COVID19 & how to use communication tools to lessen risk. Learn more:

EPIC Webinar: Join  @CDC tomorrow, May 27, at 1 PM ET for a discussion on the 2020  #hurricane season, including the possible health impact of  #COVID19 & how to use communication tools to lessen risk. Learn more: http://ow.ly/Wan130qIf7r

Long-haul truck drivers: While you may spend many hours alone in the cab of your truck, there are times you will be at an increased risk of exposure to #COVID19. Learn how to protect yourself from potential exposures in new @CDCgov guidance:

Long-haul truck drivers: While you may spend many hours alone in the cab of your truck, there are times you will be at an increased risk of exposure to  #COVID19. Learn how to protect yourself from potential exposures in new  @CDC guidance: https://go.usa.gov/xve4N

Mental illness is more common than you might think. Learn to spot the signs so you can support those around you:  #MentalHealthAwarenessMonth

Mental illness is more common than you might think. Learn to spot the signs so you can support those around you: https://www.cdc.gov/mentalhealth/index.htm  #MentalHealthAwarenessMonth

Thank you, America, for all that you have done to slow the spread of #COVID19. You can continue to protect the vulnerable from this virus by wearing a cloth face covering every time you are out in public. Learn how to wear one correctly:

Thank you, America, for all that you have done to slow the spread of  #COVID19. You can continue to protect the vulnerable from this virus by wearing a cloth face covering every time you are out in public. Learn how to wear one correctly: https://bit.ly/2R9av5m

Do you have moderate or severe #asthma? You may be at higher risk for severe illness from #COVID19. Protect yourself by taking your medicine as prescribed and following your asthma action plan. #AsthmaAwareness

Do you have moderate or severe  #asthma? You may be at higher risk for severe illness from  #COVID19. Protect yourself by taking your medicine as prescribed and following your asthma action plan.  #AsthmaAwareness https://bit.ly/39AXFmR

Supporting healthcare providers and patients during & after the #COVID19 pandemic is a CDC priority. A new framework can help #clinicians & facilities prioritize necessary healthcare visits for patients whose care should not wait.

Supporting healthcare providers and patients during & after the  #COVID19 pandemic is a CDC priority. A new framework can help  #clinicians & facilities prioritize necessary healthcare visits for patients whose care should not wait. https://bit.ly/2LHim7e

The latest CDC #COVIDView report shows people 65+ continue to have the highest rates of #COVID19-associated hospitalizations, followed by people age 50–64. Hospitalization rates are cumulative and will continue to increase as the pandemic continues:

The latest CDC  #COVIDView report shows people 65+ continue to have the highest rates of  #COVID19-associated hospitalizations, followed by people age 50–64. Hospitalization rates are cumulative and will continue to increase as the pandemic continues: https://bit.ly/2ViFflZ.

Denise’s husband, Brian H., lives with multiple smoking-related diseases. She has been by his side for every doctor’s appointment, scan, surgery, and recovery. Read Denise's story:  #CDCTips

Denise’s husband, Brian H., lives with multiple smoking-related diseases. She has been by his side for every doctor’s appointment, scan, surgery, and recovery. Read Denise's story: http://bit.ly/3a1MJj7.  #CDCTips

We are sending medical supplies to nursing homes across the country to help with #COVID19 needs. Watch this video for a detailed look at the process and how the staff are using the supplies 👇

We are sending medical supplies to nursing homes across the country to help with  #COVID19 needs. Watch this video for a detailed look at the process and how the staff are using the supplies 👇

CDC’s Duncan MacCannell , Health Scientist, wins the 2019 Arthur S. Flemming Award. The award recognizes outstanding career civil personnel in the federal government each year. Congratulations @dmaccannell on your service and work in public health!

CDC’s Duncan MacCannell , Health Scientist, wins the 2019 Arthur S. Flemming Award. The award recognizes outstanding career civil personnel in the federal government each year. Congratulations  @Duncan MacCannell (🏠) on your service and work in public health! https://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2020/p0522-health-scientist-flemming-award.html

John Brooks is the chief medical officer for CDC’s #COVID19 response.  He & his team sift through newly published reports on COVID-19 in hopes of applying findings to slow the spread of COVID-19. Read more:

John Brooks is the chief medical officer for CDC’s  #COVID19 response. He & his team sift through newly published reports on COVID-19 in hopes of applying findings to slow the spread of COVID-19. Read more: https://bit.ly/CDC-brooks.

While the number of #COVID19 cases (which are counted cumulatively) are increasing, other indicators used to track weekly national trends in the level of illnesses, hospitalization rates and the proportion of deaths from #COVID19 fell from the prior week:

While the number of  #COVID19 cases (which are counted cumulatively) are increasing, other indicators used to track weekly national trends in the level of illnesses, hospitalization rates and the proportion of deaths from  #COVID19 fell from the prior week: https://bit.ly/2ViFflZ

This #MemorialDay, CDC honors and remembers the men and women who gave their lives in service to our country.

This  #MemorialDay, CDC honors and remembers the men and women who gave their lives in service to our country.

#Handwashing is one of the best ways to protect yourself and your family from getting sick. Learn when and how you should wash your hands to stay healthy:  #COVID19

 #Handwashing is one of the best ways to protect yourself and your family from getting sick. Learn when and how you should wash your hands to stay healthy: https://go.usa.gov/xEnje.  #COVID19

Thinking about traveling? Before you go, consider the following: 
• Is COVID-19 spreading where you’re going? 
• Is COVID-19 spreading in your community? 
For more considerations visit:

Thinking about traveling? Before you go, consider the following: • Is COVID-19 spreading where you’re going? • Is COVID-19 spreading in your community? For more considerations visit: https://bit.ly/2IZicXj

Be mindful of social distancing this #MemorialDay weekend. Stay at least six feet from others to slow the spread of #COVID19. If visiting public spaces like parks, trails, and aquatic venues, avoid crowded areas. Learn more:

Be mindful of social distancing this  #MemorialDay weekend. Stay at least six feet from others to slow the spread of  #COVID19. If visiting public spaces like parks, trails, and aquatic venues, avoid crowded areas. Learn more: https://bit.ly/3bJuy2M.

Take action to slow the spread of #COVID19 by wearing a cloth face covering in public spaces, keeping at least 6 feet of physical distance, & frequently washing your hands.
Make a cloth face covering from a t-shirt, scarf or cloth napkin. Learn more at

Take action to slow the spread of  #COVID19 by wearing a cloth face covering in public spaces, keeping at least 6 feet of physical distance, & frequently washing your hands. Make a cloth face covering from a t-shirt, scarf or cloth napkin. Learn more at https://bit.ly/2Ravt42.

This #MemorialDay weekend, if you choose to spend time outdoors, stay 6ft apart & wear a cloth face cover to slow the spread of #COVID19. Learn more at

This  #MemorialDay weekend, if you choose to spend time outdoors, stay 6ft apart & wear a cloth face cover to slow the spread of  #COVID19. Learn more at https://bit.ly/3bJuy2M.

As states and localities move to resume civic life, their school systems determine whether, when, and how to open. CDC offers information to help schools protect students, teachers, administrators, and staff and slow the spread of #COVID19. Learn more:

As states and localities move to resume civic life, their school systems determine whether, when, and how to open. CDC offers information to help schools protect students, teachers, administrators, and staff and slow the spread of  #COVID19. Learn more: https://bit.ly/39RLWS8

The latest CDC #COVIDView report shows the percentage of visits to doctor’s offices and ERs for illnesses with symptoms likely related to #COVID19 are declining nationally, thanks in part a result of widespread efforts to slow the spread of #COVID19:

The latest CDC  #COVIDView report shows the percentage of visits to doctor’s offices and ERs for illnesses with symptoms likely related to  #COVID19 are declining nationally, thanks in part a result of widespread efforts to slow the spread of  #COVID19: https://bit.ly/2ViFflZ

Avoid shopping for food & other essentials in-person if you‘re not feeling well. Order food & other items online for home delivery or curbside pickup. For more tips during #COVID19 visit:

Avoid shopping for food & other essentials in-person if you‘re not feeling well. Order food & other items online for home delivery or curbside pickup. For more tips during  #COVID19 visit: https://bit.ly/34ucuqJ.

The latest CDC #COVIDView report summarizes new data on #COVID19-like illnesses, hospitalization rates and deaths. Check it out here:

The latest CDC  #COVIDView report summarizes new data on  #COVID19-like illnesses, hospitalization rates and deaths. Check it out here: https://bit.ly/2ViFflZ

CDC offers general considerations to help communities of faith decide how best to practice their beliefs while slowing the spread of #COVID19 and keeping their staff and congregations safe. Learn more:

CDC offers general considerations to help communities of faith decide how best to practice their beliefs while slowing the spread of  #COVID19 and keeping their staff and congregations safe. Learn more: https://bit.ly/3gfhp43

Whether you are going into work or teleworking, #COVID19 has probably changed the way you work. Fear & anxiety about this disease, along with other strong emotions, can be overwhelming & workplace stress can lead to burnout. 
 @CDCgov has ways to cope:

Whether you are going into work or teleworking,  #COVID19 has probably changed the way you work. Fear & anxiety about this disease, along with other strong emotions, can be overwhelming & workplace stress can lead to burnout.  @CDC has ways to cope: https://go.usa.gov/xvAEQ

Dr. Vikram Krishnasamy, a CDC medical officer and #diseasedetective, was deployed to the field twice to support the #COVID19 response. Read more about his work and what inspired him to work in public health:

Dr. Vikram Krishnasamy, a CDC medical officer and  #diseasedetective, was deployed to the field twice to support the  #COVID19 response. Read more about his work and what inspired him to work in public health: https://bit.ly/CDC-Krishnasamy.

Sexual violence affects almost 25% of women globally. Watch as a panel of experts share their experiences in #HIV and gender-based violence prevention and response. Learn more here:  #DREAMS

Sexual violence affects almost 25% of women globally. Watch as a panel of experts share their experiences in  #HIV and gender-based violence prevention and response. Learn more here: https://bit.ly/35DLVQa  #DREAMS

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