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  • CDC Flu Update: Activity Remains Elevated
    According to the CDC's FluView report for the week ending Jan. 7, 2017 (week 1), flu activity remains elevated in the United States. The proportion of people seeing their healthcare provider for influenza-like-illness (ILI) has been at or above the national baseline for ...More
    January 18, 2017 Posted in News, Hand Hygiene
  • CDC Offers 10 Reasons to Get Vaccinated
    Many adults in the U.S. are not aware of the vaccines recommended for them – and that means they are not taking advantage of the best protection available against a number of serious diseases. Talk to your doctor to make sure you are up to date on the vaccines that ...More
    January 11, 2017 Posted in News
  • CDC Guidelines for HIV Prevention Regimen May Not Go Far Enough, Study Suggests
    A new study from the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health suggests modifying federal health guidelines related to the use of pre-exposure prophylaxis to prevent HIV transmission because current standards could miss some people who should be on it. Pre-exposure prophylaxis, ...More
    January 10, 2017 Posted in News
  • CDC Flu Update: More People Seeing Their Healthcare Provider for Influenza-Like Illness
    According to the CDC's FluView report for the week ending Dec. 31, 2016 (week 52), flu activity continues to increase in the United States. The proportion of people seeing their healthcare provider for influenza-like-illness (ILI) has been at or above the national baseline ...More
    January 8, 2017 Posted in News, Hand Hygiene
  • CDC Flu Update: Activity Increasing for Second Consecutive Week
    According to the CDC's FluView report for the week ending Dec. 24, 2016 (week 51), flu activity increased in the United States. The proportion of people seeing their health care provider for influenza-like-illness (ILI) is above the national baseline for the second ...More
    January 2, 2017 Posted in News, Hand Hygiene
  • CDC Highlights Significant Contributions in the Fight Against Zika in 2016
    Seventy years after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) was founded to fight mosquitoes that carried malaria, the agency found itself entrenched in combat with another mosquito-borne illness, Zika virus. CDC activated its Emergency Operations ...More
    December 30, 2016 Posted in News
  • CDC Offers Tips to Prevent Rotavirus
    Rotavirus causes diarrhea and spreads easily among infants and young children. Some children may get severe diarrhea, become dehydrated and need to be hospitalized. You can protect your child with rotavirus vaccine. Rotavirus disease is common among infants and young ...More
    December 28, 2016 Posted in News
  • CDC Flu Update: Influenza-Like Illness Climbs Above Baseline
    According to the CDC's FluView report for the week ending Dec. 17, 2016 (week 50), flu activity increased in the United States. The proportion of people seeing their healthcare provider for influenza-like-illness (ILI) is above the national baseline for the first time this ...More
    December 25, 2016 Posted in News, Hand Hygiene
  • CDC Awards Nearly $184 Million to Continue the Fight Against Zika
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced today it is awarding nearly $184 million in funding to states, territories, local jurisdictions, and universities to support efforts to protect Americans from Zika virus infection and associated adverse health ...More
    December 22, 2016 Posted in News