Resources for Community- and Faith-Based Leaders

Resources for Community- and Faith-Based Leaders

CDC's role in helping cruise ship travelers during the COVID-19 pandemic

CDC's role in helping cruise ship travelers during the COVID-19 pandemic

Cases in U.S.

Cases in U.S.

CDC Launches New Weekly COVID-19 Surveillance Report

CDC is modifying existing surveillance systems to track COVID-19, and posted the first of what will be a weekly surveillance report called, "COVIDView."

Cloth Face Coverings: Questions and Answers

This document is intended to address frequently asked questions about cloth face coverings.

Discontinuation of Home Isolation for Persons with COVID-19 (Interim Guidance)

Limited information is available to characterize the spectrum of clinical illness, transmission efficiency, and the duration of viral shedding for persons with novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). This guidance is based on available information about COVID-19 and subject to change as additional information becomes available.

Strategies for Optimizing the Supply of N95 Respirators

Strategies for Optimizing the Supply of N95 Respirators

Strategies for Optimizing Supply of N95 Respirators

Strategies for Optimizing Supply of N95 Respirators

Checklist for Healthcare Facilities: Strategies for Optimizing the Supply of N95 Respirators during the COVID-19 Response

Checklist for Healthcare Facilities: Strategies for Optimizing the Supply of N95 Respirators during the COVID-19 Response

Information for Healthcare Professionals: COVID-19 and Underlying Conditions

Information for Healthcare Professionals: COVID-19 and Underlying Conditions

COVIDView

COVIDView

How to Prepare

Here is what you can do to prepare your family in case COVID-19 spreads in your community.

Symptoms

Symptoms

Testing in the U.S.

Testing in the U.S.

Frequently Asked Questions and Answers: Coronavirus Disease-2019 (COVID-19) and Children

Most confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported from China have occurred in adults.

Global case numbers are reported by the World Health Organization (WHO)

Global case numbers are reported by the World Health Organization (WHO) in their coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) situation report. For U.S. information, visit CDC's COVID-19 in the U.S.

Use of Cloth Face Coverings to Help Slow the Spread of COVID-19

Use of Cloth Face Coverings to Help Slow the Spread of COVID-19

What You Can Do

What You Can Do

COVIDView Weekly Surveillance

COVIDView Weekly Surveillance

Resources for Businesses and Employers

Resources for Businesses and Employers

Considerations for Pharmacies during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Considerations for Pharmacies during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Recommendation Regarding the Use of Cloth Face Coverings, Especially in Areas of Significant Community-Based Transmission

Recommendation Regarding the Use of Cloth Face Coverings, Especially in Areas of Significant Community-Based Transmission

Older Adults

Older adults, 65 years and older, are at higher risk for severe illness. COVID-19 is a new disease and we are learning more about it every day.

Information for Pediatric Healthcare Providers

Information when managing pediatric patients with confirmed or suspected COVID-19.

Caring for someone at home

Most people who get sick with COVID-19 will have only mild illness and should recover at home. Care at home can help stop the spread of COVID-19 and help protect people who are at risk for getting seriously ill from COVID-19.

Frequently Asked Questions and Answers: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and Pregnancy

We do not have information from published scientific reports about the susceptibility of pregnant women to COVID-19.

Travel: Frequently Asked Questions and Answers

Travel: Frequently Asked Questions and Answers

Children and Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Tips to keep children healthy while school's out

Children and Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Tips to keep children healthy while school's out

Print Resources

Fact sheet print resources

Strategies for Optimizing the Supply of PPE

Strategies for Optimizing the Supply of PPE

Resources for Hospitals and Healthcare Professionals Preparing for Patients with Suspected or Confirmed COVID-19

To aid healthcare professionals and hospitals, CDC has developed two checklists that identify key actions that can be taken now to enhance preparedness for potential or confirmed patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

Guidance Documents

Guidance Documents

Videos

Videos

Frequently Asked Questions on COVID-19 Testing at Laboratories

Frequently Asked Questions on COVID-19 Testing at Laboratories

Stop the Spread of Rumors

Know the facts about coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and help stop the spread of rumors. For up-to-date information, visit CDC's coronavirus disease 2019 situation summary page.

Animals and Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Animals and Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

How Coronavirus Spreads

How COVID-19 Spreads

People Who are at Higher Risk

COVID-19 is a new disease and there is limited information regarding risk factors for severe disease. Based on currently available information and clinical expertise, older adults and people of any age who have serious underlying medical conditions might be at higher risk for severe illness from COVID-19.

People with Asthma and COVID-19

COVID-19 can affect your respiratory tract (nose, throat, lungs), cause an asthma attack, and possibly lead to pneumonia and acute respiratory disease.

Healthcare Infection Prevention and Control FAQs for COVID-19

Healthcare Infection Prevention and Control FAQs for COVID-19

Groups at Higher Risk for Severe Illness

Groups at Higher Risk for Severe Illness

Interim Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations for Patients with Suspected or Confirmed Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Healthcare Settings

This interim guidance has been updated based on currently available information about COVID-19 and the current situation in the United States, which includes reports of cases of community transmission, infections identified in healthcare personnel (HCP), and shortages of facemasks, N95 filtering facepiece respirators (FFRs) (commonly known as N95 respirators), and gowns.

Interim Guidance for Collection and Submission of Postmortem Specimens from Deceased Persons Under Investigation (PUI) for COVID-19

Interim Guidance for Collection and Submission of Postmortem Specimens from Deceased Persons Under Investigation (PUI) for COVID-19

Disinfecting your home if someone is sick

As part of your everyday prevention actions clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces and objects. For example: tables, countertops, light switches, doorknobs, and cabinet handles.

What Law Enforcement Personnel Need to Know about Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

What Law Enforcement Personnel Need to Know about Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Talking with children about Coronavirus Disease 2019

Talking with children about Coronavirus Disease 2019

Interim Guidelines for Collecting, Handling, and Testing Clinical Specimens from Persons for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Health care providers should contact their local/state health department immediately to notify them of patients with fever and lower respiratory illness who they suspect may have COVID-19.

K-12 Schools and Childcare Programs

K-12 Schools and Childcare Programs

Interim Guidance for Administrators of US K-12 Schools and Childcare Programs

Interim guidance for administrators of US childcare programs and K-12 schools

Clean & Disinfect

Guidance on the cleaning and disinfection of households where persons under investigation (PUI) or those with confirmed COVID-19 reside or may be in self-isolation.

Information for Healthcare Providers: COVID-19 and Pregnant Women

Information for Healthcare Providers: COVID-19 and Pregnant Women

Graphics and Images

Graphics and Images

Disinfecting Your Facility if Someone is Sick

Steps to disinfect your facility if someone is sick.

Information for Healthcare Professionals

Resources for Healthcare Professionals Caring for COVID-19 Patients

Schools & Childcare: Guidance for School Settings

Schools & Childcare: Guidance for School Settings

Resources for Large Community Events & Mass Gatherings

Resources for large community events and mass gatherings

Preparing for COVID-19: Long-term Care Facilities, Nursing Homes

A new respiratory disease - coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) - is spreading globally and there have been instances of COVID-19 community spread in the United States. The general strategies CDC recommends to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in LTCF are the same strategies these facilities use every day to detect and prevent the spread of other respiratory viruses like influenza.

Environmental Cleaning and Disinfection Recommendations

Environmental Cleaning and Disinfection Recommendations

Stress and Coping

Stress and Coping

Resources to support people experiencing homelessness

Resources to support people experiencing homelessness

Cleaning and Disinfecting Your Facility

Cleaning and Disinfecting Your Facility

Decontamination and Reuse of Filtering Facepiece Respirators using Contingency and Crisis Capacity Strategies

Decontamination and Reuse of Filtering Facepiece Respirators using Contingency and Crisis Capacity Strategies

Travelers from Countries with Widespread Sustained (Ongoing) Transmission Arriving in the United States

Depending on your travel history, you will be asked to stay home for a period of 14 days from the time you left an area with widespread or ongoing community spread.

Public Service Announcements (PSAs)

Public Service Announcements (PSAs)

FAQs for Event Organizers & Individuals

FAQs for Event Organizers & Individuals

Public Health Recommendations for People in U.S. Communities Exposed to a Person with Known or Suspected COVID-19, other than Health Workers or other Critical Infrastructure Workers

Public Health Recommendations for People in U.S. Communities Exposed to a Person with Known or Suspected COVID-19, other than Health Workers or other Critical Infrastructure Workers

Communication Resources for Travelers

Communication Resources for Travelers

If you have returned from Hubei Province within the last 14 days, Check and Report Everyday

If you have returned from Hubei Province within the last 14 days, Check and Report Everyday

Interim Laboratory Biosafety Guidelines for Handling and Processing Specimens Associated with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Until more information becomes available, precautions should be taken in handling specimens that are suspected or confirmed for SARS-CoV-2.

Prepare to Care for COVID-19: Get Your Practice Ready

CDC's Prepare to Care for COVID-19 is a resource with practical tools clinicians can use to care for patients with COVID-19, and will be regularly updated to help clinicians adapt as the outbreak unfolds.

For Child Care Programs That Remain Open

For Child Care Programs That Remain Open

Healthcare Provider and Facility Guidance for Non-US Settings

Healthcare Provider and Facility Guidance for Non-US Settings

Information for Laboratories

This page includes interim guidance and resources for laboratory professionals working with specimens from persons under investigation (PUI) for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

Get Ready for COVID-19

If you are at higher risk for serious illness from COVID-19 because of your age or because you have a serious long-term health problem, it is extra important for you to take actions to reduce your risk of getting sick with the disease.

Phone Advice Line Guidelines for Children (2-17 years) or Adults (≥ 18 years) with Possible COVID-19

Phone Advice Line Guidelines for Children (2-17 years) or Adults (≥ 18 years) with Possible COVID-19

Interim Guidance for Outpatient Hemodialysis Facilities

Interim Guidance for Outpatient Hemodialysis Facilities

Interim Clinical Guidance for Management of Patients with Confirmed Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

Interim Clinical Guidance for Management of Patients with Confirmed Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

Screening clients for respiratory infection symptoms at entry to homeless shelters

Screening clients for respiratory infection symptoms at entry to homeless shelters

Reducing Stigma

Reducing Stigma

Other At-Risk Populations

Other At-Risk Populations

Downloadable Videos

Downloadable Videos

Resources for State, Local, Territorial and Tribal Health Departments

Resources for State, Local, Territorial and Tribal Health Departments

Coronavirus and Travel in the United States

Coronavirus and Travel in the United States

Healthcare Professionals: Frequently Asked Questions and Answers

FAQ for Healthcare Professionals

Travelers Prohibited from Entry to the United States

Travelers Prohibited from Entry to the United States

COVID-19 Travel Recommendations by Country

COVID-19 Travel Recommendations by Country

Resources for Correctional and Detention Facilities

Resources for Correctional and Detention Facilities

Testing for COVID-19

If you are a close contact of someone with COVID-19 or you are a resident in a community where there is ongoing spread of COVID-19 and develop symptoms of COVID-19, call your healthcare provider and tell them about your symptoms and your exposure.

CDC Issues Domestic Travel Advisory for New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut

Due to extensive community transmission of COVID -19 in the area, CDC urges residents of New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut to refrain from non-essential domestic travel for 14 days effective immediately.

Keeping Workplaces, Homes, Schools, or Commercial Establishments Safe

Keeping Workplaces, Homes, Schools, or Commercial Establishments Safe

FAQs for administrators, staff, people who are incarcerated, families

FAQs for administrators, staff, people who are incarcerated, families

Alternative Care Sites

Infection Prevention and Control Considerations for Alternative Care Sites

Get Your Home Ready

This interim guidance is to help household members plan for community transmission of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) encourages household members to prepare for the possibility of a COVID-19 outbreak in their community.

Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for Triage of Suspected COIVD-19 Patients in non-US Healthcare Settings

Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for Triage of Suspected COIVD-19 Patients in non-US Healthcare Settings

Strategic priority infection prevention and control (IPC) activities for containment and prevention of COVID-19 cases at healthcare facilities in non-US settings

Strategic priority infection prevention and control (IPC) activities for containment and prevention of COVID-19 cases at healthcare facilities in non-US settings

Guidance for the Identification of Healthcare Workers and Inpatients with Suspected COVID-19 in non-US Healthcare Settings

Guidance for the Identification of Healthcare Workers and Inpatients with Suspected COVID-19 in non-US Healthcare Settings

Get Your Home Ready

This interim guidance is to help household members plan for community transmission of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) encourages household members to prepare for the possibility of a COVID-19 outbreak in their community.

Protect your home

You can plan and make decisions now that will protect you and your family during a COVID-19 outbreak. Learn what you can do to prepare your home and family.

Protect Your Family

You can take steps to protect the health of you and your family during a COVID-19 outbreak. Learn what you can do to plan and prepare.

Respuestas a las preguntas más frecuentes

Respuestas a las preguntas más frecuentes

Travelers Returning from Cruise Ship and River Cruise Voyages

Travelers Returning from Cruise Ship and River Cruise Voyages

Coronavirus Disease 2019 Information for Travel (New Travel Alerts)

This page includes information about Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) for travelers and travel-related industries.

CDC Statement on Self-Quarantine Guidance for Greater New York City Transportation and Delivery Workers

When we issued the self-quarantining guidance for greater New York City residents leaving this area, it was out of an abundance of caution to help protect U.S. areas with lower levels of COVID-19 spread.

Dental Settings

Dental Settings

Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers

The following interim guidance may help prevent workplace exposures to acute respiratory illnesses, including COVID-19, in non-healthcare settings. The guidance also provides planning considerations if there are more widespread, community outbreaks of COVID-19.

What To Do if You Are Sick

Steps to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 if you are sick

Screening and Triage at Intake

Screening and Triage at Intake

Interim guidance for homeless service providers to plan and respond to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Interim guidance for homeless service providers to plan and respond to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Burn Rate Calculator

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Burn Rate Calculator

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) Checklist: Older Persons

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) Checklist: Older Persons

Resources for Healthcare Facilities

Resources for Healthcare Facilities

Guía para las instituciones de educación superior

Guía para las instituciones de educación superior

Evaluating and Reporting Persons Under Investigation (PUI)

Evaluating and Reporting Persons Under Investigation (PUI)

Publications

Publications

Interim Guidance on Management of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Correctional and Detention Facilities

Guidance on preparing for, preventing, and managing the spread of COVID-19 in correctional and detention facilities.

Get Your Community- and Faith-Based Organizations Ready for Coronavirus Disease 2019

This interim guidance is to help community- and faith-based organizations (CFBOs), whose members may include vulnerable populations, plan for community transmission of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the United States.

Schools, Workplaces & Community Locations

Preventing COVID-19 spread in schools, workplaces, and communities.

Community Mitigation Guidance for COVID-19 Response in the United States: Nonpharmaceutical Interventions for Community Preparedness and Outbreak Response

Community Mitigation Guidance for COVID-19 Response in the United States: Nonpharmaceutical Interventions for Community Preparedness and Outbreak Response

Related Materials

Photos of MERS-CoV and additional information for general public, media, healthcare professionals and laboratories...

Information for Clinicians on Therapeutic Options for COVID-19 Patients

There are no US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved drugs specifically for the treatment of patients with COVID-19. At present clinical management includes infection prevention and control measures and supportive care, including supplementary oxygen and mechanical ventilatory support when indicated. An array of drugs approved for other indications as well as several investigational drugs are being studied in several hundred clinical trials that are underway across the globe. The purpose of this document is to provide information on two of the approved drugs (chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine) and one of the investigational agents (remdesivir) currently in use in the United States.

Information for Clinicians on Therapeutic Options for COVID-19 Patients

Information for Clinicians on Therapeutic Options for COVID-19 Patients

Information for Health Departments on Reporting Cases of COVID-19

Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) is a disease caused by the newly emerged coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. To prevent further spread of SARS-CoV-2 and to collect information to better understand the virus and its impact on health outcomes, CDC has developed a form that provides a standardized approach to reporting COVID-19 cases (individuals with at least one respiratory specimen that tested positive for the virus that causes COVID-19). These data are needed to track the impact of the outbreak and inform public health response.

Interim Guidance for Responding to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) among People Experiencing Unsheltered Homelessness

Guidance intended to provide key actions that local and state health departments, homelessness service systems, housing authorities, emergency planners, healthcare facilities, and homeless outreach services can take to protect people experiencing homelessness from the spread of COVID-19.

People Experiencing Unsheltered Homelessness Interim Guidance

This guidance is intended to provide key actions that local and state health departments, homelessness service systems, housing authorities, emergency planners, healthcare facilities, and homeless outreach services can take to protect people experiencing homelessness from the spread of COVID-19.

Symptoms

If you think you have been exposed to COVID-19 and develop a fever and symptoms, such as cough or difficulty breathing, call your healthcare provider for medical advice.

Resources for Institutes of Higher Education

Resources for Institutes of Higher Education

Blood and Plasma Collection

Blood and Plasma Collection

People Who Need to Take Extra Precautions

People Who Need to Take Extra Precautions

Retirement Communities and Independent Living

Retirement Communities and Independent Living

Steps Healthcare Facilities Can Take

Steps Healthcare Facilities Can Take

Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 in Retirement Communities and Independent Living Facilities (Interim Guidance)

Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 in Retirement Communities and Independent Living Facilities (Interim Guidance)

Retirement Communities and Independent Living Facilities

Retirement Communities and Independent Living Facilities

Frequently Asked Questions about Laboratory Biosafety and SARS-CoV-2

Frequently Asked Questions about Laboratory Biosafety and SARS-CoV-2

Interim Guidance for Implementing Home Care of People Not Requiring Hospitalization for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Guidance for staff at local and state health departments, infection prevention and control professionals, and healthcare personnel who are coordinating the home care and isolation1 of people with confirmed or suspected COVID-19 infection, including persons under investigation.

CDC in Action: Preparing Communities for Potential Spread of COVID-19

CDC in Action: Preparing Communities for Potential Spread of COVID-19

CDC in Action

CDC is aggressively responding to the global outbreak of COVID-19 and preparing for the potential of community spread in the United States.

Communication Resources

Communication Resources

COVID-19 in a Long-Term Care Facility - King County, Washington, February 27-March 9, 2020

Introduction of COVID-19 into a long-term residential care facility in Washington resulted in cases among 81 residents, 34 staff members, and 14 visitors; 23 persons died. Limitations in effective infection control and prevention and staff members working in multiple facilities contributed to intra- and interfacility spread.

Severe Outcomes Among Patients with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) - United States, February 12-March 16, 2020

This first preliminary description of outcomes among patients with COVID-19 in the United States indicates that fatality was highest in persons aged ≥85, ranging from 10% to 27%, followed by 3% to 11% among persons aged 65-84 years, 1% to 3% among persons aged 55-64 years, <1% among persons aged 20-54 years, and no fatalities among persons aged ≤19 years.

FAQs about Hand Hygiene for Healthcare Personnel

he CDC continues to recommend the use of alcohol-based hand rub (ABHR) as the primary method for hand hygiene in most clinical situations.

COVID-19: What people with HIV should know

Although the risk of serious illness from COVID-19 for people with HIV is not known, people with HIV may have concerns and questions related to their risk.

Institutes of Higher Education

FAQs for administrators for institutes of higher education

Interim Guidance for Administrators of US Institutions of Higher Education

Institutions of higher education (IHE), working together with local health departments, have an important role in slowing the spread of diseases, and protecting vulnerable students, staff, and faculty to help ensure a safe and healthy learning environment.

Caring for Yourself at Home

Caring for Yourself at Home

Situation Summary

Strategies for Optimizing the Supply of Isolation Gowns

Purpose: This document offers a series of strategies or options to optimize supplies of isolation gowns in healthcare settings when there is limited supply. It does not address other aspects of pandemic planning; for those, healthcare facilities can refer to COVID-19 preparedness plans.

Strategies for Optimizing the Supply of Eye Protection

Purpose: This document offers a series of strategies or options to optimize supplies of eye protection in healthcare settings when there is limited supply. It does not address other aspects of pandemic planning; for those, healthcare facilities can refer to COVID-19 preparedness plans.

Strategies for Optimizing the Supply of Facemasks

Purpose: This document offers a series of strategies or options to optimize supplies of facemasks in healthcare settings when there is limited supply. It does not address other aspects of pandemic planning; for those, healthcare facilities can refer to COVID-19 preparedness plans.

Initial Investigation of Transmission of COVID-19 Among Crew Members During Quarantine of a Cruise Ship - Yokohama, Japan, February 2020

Initial Investigation of Transmission of COVID-19 Among Crew Members During Quarantine of a Cruise Ship - Yokohama, Japan, February 2020

Healthcare Supply of Personal Protective Equipment

Healthcare Supply of Personal Protective Equipment

Strategies for Optimizing the Supply of N95 Respirators: Crisis/Alternate Strategies

Strategies for Optimizing the Supply of N95 Respirators: Crisis/Alternate Strategies

Cases & Latest Updates

CDC is aggressively responding to the global outbreak of COVID-19 and preparing for the potential of community spread in the United States.

Santa Clara County, California Community Mitigation

Santa Clara County, California Community Mitigation

Discontinuation of In-Home Isolation for Immunocompromised Persons with COVID-19 (Interim Guidance)

Discontinuation of In-Home Isolation for Immunocompromised Persons with COVID-19 (Interim Guidance)

Criteria for Return to Work for Healthcare Personnel with Confirmed or Suspected (COVID-19)

Criteria for Return to Work for Healthcare Personnel with Confirmed or Suspected (COVID-19)

Strategies for Optimizing the Supply of N95 Respirators: Contingency Capacity Strategies

Strategies for Optimizing the Supply of N95 Respirators: Contingency Capacity Strategies

Criteria for Return to Work for Healthcare Personnel with Confirmed or Suspected COVID-19 (Interim Guidance)

Criteria for Return to Work for Healthcare Personnel with Confirmed or Suspected COVID-19 (Interim Guidance)

Get Your Mass Gatherings or Large Community Events Ready

This interim guidance is intended for organizers and staff responsible for planning mass gatherings or large community events in the United States. A mass gathering is a planned or spontaneous event with a large number of people in attendance that could strain the planning and response resources of the community hosting the event, such as a concert, festival, conference, or sporting event.

Interim Guidance: Get Your Mass Gatherings or Large Community Events Ready for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Interim Guidance: Get Your Mass Gatherings or Large Community Events Ready for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Interim Guidance for Public Health Professionals Managing People With COVID-19 in Home Care and Isolation Who Have Pets or Other Animals

Interim Guidance for Public Health Professionals Managing People With COVID-19 in Home Care and Isolation Who Have Pets or Other Animals

Caring for Someone Who Is Sick

This interim guidance is based on what is currently known about the epidemiology of COVID-19 and the transmission of other viral respiratory diseases. CDC will update this interim guidance as needed and as additional information becomes available.

Healthcare Supply of Personal Protective Equipment

Guidance on the use of PPE for healthcare personnel caring for patients with confirmed or possible SARS-CoV-2 infection.

CDC Statement for Healthcare Personnel on Hand Hygiene during the Response to the International Emergence of COVID-19

CDC Statement for Healthcare Personnel on Hand Hygiene during the Response to the International Emergence of COVID-19

Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Surveillance and Containment Measures for the First 100 Patients with COVID-19 in Singapore - January 2-February 29, 2020

Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Surveillance and Containment Measures for the First 100 Patients with COVID-19 in Singapore - January 2-February 29, 2020

Symptoms & Testing

Call your doctor: If you think you have been exposed to COVID-19 and develop a fever and symptoms, such as cough or difficulty breathing, call your healthcare provider for medical advice.

If You Are Sick

If you are sick with COVID-19 or suspect you are infected with the virus that causes COVID-19, you should take steps to help prevent the disease from spreading to people in your home and community.

Steps to Prevent Illness

Steps to Prevent Illness

Get Your Clinic Ready for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Get ready! Steps you take to prepare your clinic for flu also can help protect your patients and healthcare workers from COVID-19.

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Situation Summary

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Situation Summary

Water Transmission and COVID-19

Water Transmission and COVID-19

Recommended Precautions for Preventing Spread of COVID-19 in Election Polling Locations

Recommended Precautions for Preventing Spread of COVID-19 in Election Polling Locations

Interim Guidance for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Systems and 911 Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs) for COVID-19 in the United States

Guidance for all first responders, including law enforcement, fire services, emergency medical services, and emergency management officials, who anticipate close contact with persons with confirmed or possible COVID-19 in the course of their work.

Guidance for Institutions of Higher Education with Students Participating in International Travel or Study Abroad Programs

Guidance for Institutions of Higher Education with Students Participating in International Travel or Study Abroad Programs

Updated Guidance on Evaluating and Testing Persons for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Updated Guidance on Evaluating and Testing Persons for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

COVID-19 and Cruise Ship Travel

COVID-19 and Cruise Ship Travel

What Law Enforcement Personnel Need to Know about Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

What Law Enforcement Personnel Need to Know about Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Caring for yourself at home

Caring for yourself at home

Preventing the Spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 in Homes and Residential Communities

Recommended precautions for household members, intimate partners, and caregivers in a nonhealthcare setting.

Institutes of Higher Education

Institutes of Higher Education

Checklist for Community and Faith Leaders

Checklist for Community and Faith Leaders

Active Monitoring of Persons Exposed to Patients with Confirmed COVID-19 - United States, January-February 2020

Active Monitoring of Persons Exposed to Patients with Confirmed COVID-19 - United States, January-February 2020

Interim Guidance: Public Health Communicators Get Your Community Ready for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Interim Guidance: Public Health Communicators Get Your Community Ready for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Strategies for Optimizing the Supply of N95 Respirators: Conventional Capacity Strategies

Strategies for Optimizing the Supply of N95 Respirators: Conventional Capacity Strategies

Interim Guidance for Healthcare Facilities

Interim Guidance for Healthcare Facilities

Interim Considerations for Infection Prevention and Control of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Inpatient Obstetric Healthcare Settings

These infection prevention and control considerations are for healthcare facilities providing obstetric care for pregnant patients with confirmed coronavirus disease (COVID-19) or pregnant persons under investigation (PUI) in inpatient obstetric healthcare settings including obstetrical triage, labor and delivery, recovery and inpatient postpartum settings.

MMWR: Public Health Response to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Outbreak- United States

MMWR: Public Health Response to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Outbreak- United States

Interim Guidance for Public Health Personnel Evaluating Persons Under Investigation (PUIs) and Asymptomatic Close Contacts of Confirmed Cases at Their Home or Non-Home Residential Settings

As part of the risk assessment and public health management of persons with potential COVID-19, public health personnel will typically conduct interviews and assess these individuals for fever or other symptoms of COVID-19.

Assessing & Managing Risk Based on Different Exposures to COVID-19

Assessing & Managing Risk Based on Different Exposures to COVID-19

Stigma Related to COVID-19

The risk of getting coronavirus disease 2019 is currently low in the U.S. due in part to quick action from health authorities.

Healthcare Professional Preparedness Checklist For Transport and Arrival of Patients With Confirmed or Possible COVID-19

Healthcare Professional Preparedness Checklist For Transport and Arrival of Patients With Confirmed or Possible COVID-19

Interim Guidance for Ships on Managing Suspected Coronavirus Disease 2019

Interim Guidance for Ships on Managing Suspected Coronavirus Disease 2019

COVID-19 Buttons and Badges

COVID-19 Buttons and Badges

Laboratory Work

Laboratory Work

CDC Grows SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, in Cell Culture

CDC Grows SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, in Cell Culture

COVID-19: What the Public Should Do

COVID-19: What the Public Should Do