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About CDC for Public Health Professionals

Screen shot of the OSTLTS Health Officical Packet

Health Official Packet
In an effort to keep both new and existing health officials informed, the Office for State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support (OSTLTS) developed an informational packet that includes information on CDC's organizational structure; CDC Center, Institute, and Office (CIO) factsheets; leadership bios; and an overview of CDC history.

CDC is one of the 11 operating divisions within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), which is the principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans.

The following links provide more information and understanding around CDC's organization of centers, institutes, or offices (CIOs).

Selected CDC Office of the Director and staff offices

  • Page last reviewed: November 9, 2015
  • Page last updated: July 28, 2016
  • Content source:
    • Office for State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support