What is the purpose of this Web site?
CDC.gov is CDC's primary online communication channel. Annually, there are close to 500 million page views to the site, averaging 41 million page views per month. CDC.gov provides users with credible, reliable health information on:
- Data and Statistics
- Diseases and Conditions
- Emergencies and Disasters
- Environmental Health
- Healthy Living
- Injury, Violence and Safety
- Life Stages and Populations
- Travelers' Health
- Workplace Safety and Health
- And more…
Who is this Web site designed for?
CDC.gov provides health and safety information to:
- Individuals interested in health issues
- Public Health Professionals
- Healthcare Providers
- Researchers and Scientists
- Policy Makers
- Students and Educators
How can I link to CDC.gov?
How do I find other facts about CDC.gov?
CDC has made the following documents available for more detailed information about CDC.gov:
- About CDC.gov
Web site traffic, customer satisfaction, number of email subscribers, and usability testing results
- Link to Us and Graphical Images
Graphic images and text for linking to CDC.gov
How do I contact CDC.gov?
We are continually expanding and improving this site. If you have additions or comments, please email us.
What are the technical requirements for this Web site?
The CDC.gov site has been tested to display and function similarly on the following browsers:
- Windows: Internet Explorer 7.0+, Opera 12.0+, Firefox 18.0+, Chrome 24.0+, Safari 5.0+
- Mac OS X: Firefox 18.0+, Safari 5.0+, Chrome 24.0+
- Linux: Firefox 18.0+, Chrome 24.0+
A plug-in is software that is added to a Web browser and allows you to access additional features or services. If you don't have the appropriate plug-in, you must download and install the plug-in.
In some sections of CDC.gov, you will need a plug-in to open and view a specific file format such as an Adobe Acrobat® PDF, Microsoft Word document, or Microsoft PowerPoint presentation. Plug-ins and viewer software for file formats commonly used on our site are available here: How to View File Formats on CDC.gov
Adobe Acrobat : In some sections of CDC.gov, you will need the FREE Adobe® Acrobat® Reader plug-in. The Acrobat plug-in allows you to print forms or documents exactly as created.
Adobe Flash: You may also need the FREE Adobe Flash Player. This plug-in allows you to see much of the interactive content on our site.