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Featured App: Solve the Outbreak

Are you ready to earn the highly coveted Disease Detective badge? CDC has released an update to Solve the Outbreak, the popular, free iPad app that puts you in the shoes of a member of the Epidemic Intelligence Service. The app now has 12 outbreaks, giving you plenty of opportunity to put your detective skills to the test and have fun.

The immensely popular app has had fans clamoring for more!

CDC has a number of mobile apps available on a variety of platforms, iOS, Android and Microsoft Windows 8. Download CDC's free mobile apps to your device today.

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Photo: ALS Service Locator AppALS Service Locator
Allows a user to pick a particular type of ALS facility (Clinics, ALS Association (ALSA) Chapters or Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) Offices), enter a valid ZIP code and perform a search. Download from the App store today!

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Photo: Blast Injury App Blast Injury
Blast Injury provides clear, concise, up-to-date medical and healthcare systems information, in an easy to use format, to assist healthcare providers and public health professionals in the preparation, response, and management of injuries resulting from terrorist bombing events. Download from the App store today!

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Photo: Can I Eat This? class= Can I Eat This?
Help prevent travelers' diarrhea by using CDC’s Can I Eat This? app. Select the country you’re in and answer a few simple questions about what you’re thinking about eating or drinking, and Can I Eat This? will tell you whether it’s likely to be safe. Download from the App store or Google Play today!

Photo:iPad AppCDC Mobile Application (Main Agency App)
This application is a companion to CDC’s trusted website ( It helps you explore a variety of health information including health articles, popular journals, timely updates and access to social media. Download from the App store, GooglePlay or Microsoft Windows 8 today!

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Every Dose. Every Day. mobile appEvery Dose. Every Day.™
Every Dose Every Day™ (EDED) is the new free easy-to-use app for people living with HIV. The app allows users to easily set up medication reminders, keep track of your appointments, lab results, refills, and social support to maintain optimal adherence. Download from the App store, and Google Play Today! Download from the App store and Google Play Today!

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NCHS's new mobile app, FastStats, puts up-to-date health statistics right at your fingertips. Search by topic, bookmark, highlight, annotate, and share with colleagues on Facebook and Twitter—right from your iPhone and iPad. Get it in the App Store now!

Photo: Fetal Alcohol AppFetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD)
From women planning a pregnancy to health care providers to families and educators, this application allows users to easily find and share the latest information in the prevention, recognition, and treatment of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASDs). Download from the App store or GooglePlay today!

Photo:Flu View AppFluView
Explore Influenza-Like Illness (ILI) Activity Levels across the US, view ILI trends over several weeks, and get on-demand access to state health department websites for local surveillance information. Download from the App store today!

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Photo: e-card AppHealth-e-Cards
Encourage others to be healthy with these greetings-on-the-go! More than 100 free Health-e-Cards (or "electronic greeting cards") are available to send to friends, family, and co-workers on a variety of health topics. Download from the App store today!

Healthy Swimming app on iPad Healthy Swimming
Help keep yourself and your family healthy and safe this summer swim season. If you are a pool inspector, operator or lifeguard, have the latest information at your fingertips to answer patron questions. We all share the water we play and swim in. Learn about the germs that we all bring into the places we swim, how they could make you and others sick, and how you can take a few easy and effective steps to help protect yourself and others. Download from the App store today!

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CDC Influenza iPad ScreenshotInfluenza for Clinicians and Health Care Professionals
The CDC Influenza application for clinicians and other health care professionals makes it easier than ever to find CDC’s latest recommendations and influenza activity updates on your iPad. Download from the App store or GooglePlay today!

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The Laboratory Response Network Rule-Out and Refer app The Laboratory Response Network Rule-Out and Refer app
The Laboratory Response Network’s Rule Out Refer app is a resource developed to help laboratories identify potential bioterrorism agents with helpful flowcharts, images, videos, and more. Download from the App store today!

NIOSH Ladder Safety application Ladder Safety
The NIOSH Ladder Safety application features a multimodal indicator, which uses visual and sound signals to assist the user in positioning an extension ladder at an optimal angle. Furthermore, the application provides graphic-oriented interactive reference materials, safety guidelines and checklists for extension ladder selection, inspection, accessorizing, and use. Download from the App store, or Google today!

Latent TB Infection (LTBI): Guide for Diagnosis and Treatment
This application serves as a ready and useful reference that highlights the main points of key guidelines for diagnosis and treatment of latent tuberculosis infection. Download from the App store, or Google Play today!

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Photo: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) ApplicationMorbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
This application provides access to the complete array of publications in the MMWR series, which includes the MMWR weekly, plus Recommendations and Reports, Surveillance Summaries, Supplements, and the annual Summary of Notifiable Diseases. Download from the App store today!

MMWR ExpressMMWR Express
MMWR Express provides fast access to the blue summary boxes in MMWR's Weekly Report. Summaries are viewable by specific MMWR article, or by searching for a specific subject (e.g., salmonella).  The app is available on iPad & iPhone. Download from the App store today!

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Group B Strep applicationPrevent Group B Strep (GBS)
Obstetric and neonatal providers— prevent and manage group B strep in newborns with patient-specific guidance that is consistent with the 2010 Guidelines for the Prevention of Perinatal GBS Disease. Download from the App store and GooglePlay today.

Photo: PCD AppPreventing Chronic Disease Journal (PCD)
Preventing Chronic Disease (PCD) is now available as a free app on your mobile device, bringing you the latest and most relevant peer-reviewed research on public health efforts to prevent chronic disease. Download from the App store or GooglePlay today!

Prolonged partial thromboplastin PTT advisorPTT Advisor Support
CDC's PTT Advisor offers clinicians a tool to quickly select the appropriate follow-up tests to evaluate patients with a prolonged partial thromboplastin time (PTT) laboratory result and a normal prothrombin time (PT) laboratory result. PTT Advisor will run on your iPhone, iPod touch or iPad. PTT Advisor has been created by CDC in collaboration with experts in diagnostic coagulation with a collective experience of more than 50 years in the field. Download from the App store today!

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CDC Solve the Outbreak ApplicationSolve the Outbreak
This application will allow you to interact with and solve a disease outbreak. You will think like an officer in the Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS). Download from the App store or Google Play today!

STD Treatment Guidelines AppSTD Treatment (Tx) Guide
The STD Treatment (Tx) Guide app is an easy-to-use reference that helps health care providers identify and treat patients for STDs. STD Tx Guide combines information from the STD Treatment Guidelines as well as MMWR updates, and features a streamlined interface so providers can access treatment and diagnostic information. The free app is available for Apple and Android devices. Download from the App store and GooglePlay today!

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usmec-app Ipad imageU.S. Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use
CDC has a new app which provides guidance for healthcare providers on the safety of contraceptive methods for people with certain medical conditions. The app is developed from the U.S. Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use, 2010 that includes more than 60 characteristics and medical conditions that may affect people seeking family planning services. Download from the App store today!


Photo: CDC Vaccine Schedules App Vaccine Schedules
Access up-to-date CDC recommended immunization schedules and footnotes. Designed for healthcare professionals recommending or administering vaccines, the free tool shows timing and dosing specifics for child, adolescent, and adult vaccines. Download from the App store today!

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Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System (WISQARS) Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System (WISQARS)
WISQARS gives you fatal and nonfatal injury data in the United States, and now our WISQARS Mobile app gives you fatal injury data on-the-go. WISQARS Mobile spotlights four preventable public health problems—motor vehicle-related injuries, prescription drug overdoses, traumatic brain injuries and violence against children and youth. Download from the App store today!


Yellow Book appThe Yellow Book
CDC Health Information for International Travel (commonly called the Yellow Book) is the definitive resource for healthcare providers and individuals seeking consultation in advance of international travel. Download from the App store or GooglePlay today!

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Photo: Field Triage App2011 Guidelines for Field Triage of Injured Patients
An application for Emergency Medical Professionals on 2011 Guidelines for Field Triage of Injured Patients decision scheme. The app will test the knowledge of the decision scheme to use to make daily transport decisions for severely injured patients. Download from the App store today!

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  • Page last reviewed: February 24, 2015
  • Page last updated: February 24, 2015
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