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Notice to Readers: CDC Launches Internet Site in Spanish

CDC has launched its Spanish language web site, CDC En Español, on the World-Wide Web at It is also accessible from the left navigation side bar of the CDC home page.

CDC En Español is not a translation of the English language web site but is a site tailored to Hispanic/Latino populations. It provides health-related information to the Hispanic/Latino professional and to the Spanish-speaking community. The site also includes information directed at special groups, such as adolescents, students, teachers, patients, health-care providers, women, and men.

Included is information from the CDC and Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) centers, institutes, and offices and appropriate links to other key federal agency web sites that are important to the Hispanic/Latino community. CDC En Español provides an opportunity for CDC/ATSDR and its national and international partners to access common information and discuss issues. Questions related to CDC En Español can be sent by e-mail to

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