CDC.gov provides content in several useful ways, via our e-mail updates, podcasts and RSS feeds. Our newest features are the Emerging Infectious Disease, Everyday Health and the CDC Vital Signs Widget. Widgets are online applications built by one Web site that can be displayed onto another Web site.
A widget is a CDC.gov application that displays the featured content directly on your web page. You can embed content in personalized home pages, blogs, and other sites. Once you've added the widget, there's no technical maintenance. CDC.gov will update the content automatically.
Adding a CDC.gov widget to your page means that you will have up-to-date, credible health and safety content in your favorite spaces – no more searching or browsing! Stay informed about the health content that is most meaningful to you.
- Winter Weather Health & Safety Tip Widget
- CDC Child and Teen BMI Calculator Widget
- Asthma's Impact on the Nation
- Norovirus Widget
- CDC Prediabetes Screening Test Widget
- Emerging Infectious Diseases Quiz
- Teen Pregnancy Prevention Quiz
- Develop an Asthma Action Plan
- Emergency Preparedness & Response
- Arthritis Key Messages
- Mensajes clave sobre la artritis
- CDC Vital Signs
- Emerging Infectious Diseases
- Lyme disease prevention tips
- Tips to Prevent Lead Poisoning
- Sodium Intake Quiz
- Knowledge to Action Science Clips Top Ten
- Hurricane Health and Safety Tips
- Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) 2011
- Tobacco Control State Highlights 2010
- Diabetes Risk Test
- HHS Flu Info
- Flu Vaccination Pledge Widget
- Seasonal Flu Updates
- FluView National Flu Activity Map
- Flu IQ
- Pet Health & Safety
- Public Health Image Library Image of the Day
- Adult BMI Calculator
- Parents are the Key
- Five Minutes or Less for Health
- Smoking and Tobacco Use
- CDC Flu Feeds
The CDC Winter Weather Health & Safety Tip widget provides weekly tips to help you stay safe and healthy throughout the winter weather season. In addition to the weekly tips, the widget provides you important, timely tips whenever winter storms happen.
This calculator provides BMI and the corresponding BMI-for-age percentile on a CDC BMI-for-age growth chart. Use this calculator for children and teens, aged 2 through 19 years old.
The newest data from the CDC National Asthma Control Program, collected using the Asthma Call-back Survey administered in cooperation with the program's 36 funded grantees.
Norovirus is a very contagious virus that can infect anyone. You can get it from an infected person, contaminated food or water, or by touching contaminated surfaces. The virus causes your stomach or intestines or both to get inflamed. This leads you to have stomach pain, nausea, and diarrhea and to throw up. These symptoms can be serious for some people, especially young children and older adults.
An estimated one of every three U.S. adults has prediabetes, yet just 7% of those with prediabetes know they have it. Prediabetes increases the risk of type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and stroke. This widget helps users learn whether they are at risk for prediabetes and type 2 diabetes. Place this CDC Prediabetes Screening Test widget on your home page or in your blog to help others learn their risk, and whether they should follow up with a doctor to take steps to protect their health.
Emerging Infectious Diseases Quiz
This widget is an interactive, fun quiz to test your knowledge of the latest emerging infectious diseases.
Teen Pregnancy Prevention Quiz
The "Teen Pregnancy Prevention" widget is an interactive quiz to test what you know about teen pregnancy, sex, and birth control. Put the widget on your Web site, portal home page, or blog to help parents, teens and others learn about preventing teen pregnancy.
Develop an Asthma Action Plan Widget
The Asthma Action Plan widget provides important information and guidance, as well as a list of common triggers, for users to access when developing a plan to help control their asthma. Add to your website, blog or social networking profile.
Emergency Preparedness & Response
The CDC Emergency Preparedness & Response widget provides health tips, recent news, and links to related resources for more information on recent emergencies and how to prepare for future events. Add it to your web page or blog to keep you and your visitors informed.
Arthritis Key Messages
This widget offers information and resources to help improve the quality of life of people affected by arthritis. Place this Arthritis widget on your web site or blog for your readers. Simply cut and paste the html code and paste it to your Web page.
Mensajes clave sobre la artritis
Este widget ofrece información y recursos para ayudar a mejorar la calidad de vida de las personas afectadas por la artritis. Coloque este widget de artritis en su sitio web o blog para compratirlo con los lectores. Simplemente corte el código html y péguelo en su página Web.
CDC Vital Signs
Vital Signs is monthly report produced by the CDC that offers recent data on the important topics of key diseases, conditions or risk factors. Add this widget to your website, blog or social networking profile. This widget is updated monthly to reflect the release of the new Vital Signs report.
Emerging Infectious Diseases
Place this Emerging Infectious Diseases journal Widget on your Web site, portal home page, or in your blog to give you and your visitors current information on emerging infectious diseases.
Lyme disease prevention tips
Place this Lyme disease prevention widget on your web site or blog to give your readers tips for preventing Lyme disease and recognizing early signs and symptoms of illness.
Tips to Prevent Lead Poisoning
Lead poisoning is entirely preventable. Click the next button to see other tips to prevent lead poisoning or visit www.cdc.gov/nceh/lead
Sodium Intake Quiz
Most of the sodium we consume is in the form of salt, and the vast majority of sodium we consume is in processed and restaurant foods. Eating less sodium can help prevent, or control, high blood pressure. Become an advocate for health by posting this widget to your Web site, blog, or social networking profile.
Knowledge to Action Science Clips Top Ten
Each week, to enhance awareness of emerging scientific knowledge, selected science clips will be posted here for the public health community. The focus is applied public health research and prevention science that has the capacity to improve health now.
Hurricane Health & Safety Tips
The CDC Hurricane Health and Safety Tips widget provides weekly tips to help you stay safe and healthy throughout the hurricane season. In addition to the weekly tips, the widget provides you important, timely tips whenever storms make landfall.
Place this GTSSData Fast Facts Widget on your Web site, portal home page, or in your blog to allow you and your visitors to get information about smoking and tobacco use globally. A widget is an application that displays the featured content directly on your web page. You can embed content in your Web site or blog to increase overall awareness about this important topic. Simply cut and paste the html code into your Web page
YRBS Data Widget
Customize by location
The Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) monitors priority health-risk behaviors and the prevalence of obesity and asthma among youth and young adults. It includes a national school-based survey conducted by the CDC and state, territorial, tribal, and local surveys conducted by state, territorial, and local education and health agencies and tribal governments. For more information on the YRBS, visit www.cdc.gov/yrbs.
Add this widget on your website, portal home page, or blog and customize it to display data for any of 43 state and 21 local YRBS surveys. Select the location you want the widget to display and then copy and paste the code that appears below:
The Tobacco Control State Highlights widget is an interactive state-by-state map. Place this widget on your Web site or blog to guide you and your visitors in developing and implementing high impact strategies and assess state performance. Policymakers, researchers, health professionals, tobacco control programs, and state health departments can use this interactive map to find help with decision making and access state-by-state reports on comprehensive tobacco control.
The FDA Peanut-Containing Product Recall widget allows you to browse the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) database of peanut butter and peanut-containing products subject to recall. This database makes it easier for you to determine whether any of the products you have at home are subject to recent recalls, and will be updated as new information becomes available.
CDC Flu Feeds
The CDC Flu Feeds widget brings together three flu-related RSS feeds to deliver up-to-the-minute content to the user. The feeds include the "CDC Flu Updates" feed, the "CDC H1N1 Flu Updates" feed, and the CDC Text Messages flu feed. Add this widget to your Web page or blog to receive new flu-related updates from CDC RSS feeds.
This Seasonal Flu widget provides a graphic with links to Flu Info Flu Info
Copy This Code for the Swine Flu Info widget:
This Seasonal Flu widget provides a graphic with links to Flu Info Flu Info
This Seasonal Flu widget provides a graphic with links to Flu Info
Flu Vaccination Pledge
Add the CDC Flu Vaccine Pledge widget to your website, blog or social networking profile. Help spread the word and encourage others to get vaccinated!
Place this CDC Seasonal Flu Updates Widget on your Web site, portal home page or in your blog to give you and your visitors the latest information about seasonal flu from the CDC.
FluView National Flu Activity Map
The FluView National Flu Activity Map is a complementary widget to the state-by-state flu map widget introduced in the 2007-2008 flu season. This interactive map allows users to see the most recent seasonal influenza activity map for the entire country as well as the activity levels from previous weeks in the current flu season.
The Flu I.Q. widget is an interactive quiz to test your flu knowledge. Place the Flu I.Q. Widget on your Web site, portal home page or on your blog to help others raise their flu I.Q. too! Don’t worry if you don’t know all the answers at first, the Flu I.Q. widget is an easy and fun way to learn what's true about flu.
Pet Health and Safety
Place this Pet Health & Safety Widget on your Web site, portal home page, or in your blog to allow you and your visitors to get information about pet health and safety from the Center for Veterinary Medicine. A widget is an application that displays the featured content directly on your web page. You can embed content in your Web site or blog to increase overall awareness about this important topic. Once you’ve added the widget, there’s no technical maintenance. FDA.gov will update the content automatically. To add it to your site, click on "Grab this." A new screen will display the html code for the widget. Simply cut and paste the html code into your Web page.
Adult BMI (Body Mass Index) Calculator
Add this widget to calculate Adult Body Mass Index (BMI). BMI is a number calculated from a person's weight and height. BMI provides a reliable indicator of body fatness for most people and is used to screen for weight categories that may lead to health problems. This calculator provides BMI and the corresponding BMI weight status category. Use this calculator for adults, 20 years old and older.
Parents are the Key
The "Parents Are the Key" widget is an interactive quiz to test your safe teen driving know-how. Place the widget on your Web site, portal home page, or blog to help others learn why parents are the key to safe teen driving.
Five Minutes or Less for Health Widget
Add this Five Minutes or Less for Health widget to your website or blog so you and your visitors can learn how to stay safe and healthy in five minutes or less! This widget is updated with a new five-minute tip each week.
Smoking and Tobacco Use
Place this Smoking & Tobacco Use widget on your Web site or blog to give you and your visitors the latest information about tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke. Researchers, health professionals, tobacco control programs, and others will find links to articles, fact sheets, reports, guidance manuals, survey findings, effective quitting strategies, interactive databases, and more.
National Environmental Public Health Tracking Program
Our new National Environmental Public Health Tracking Program widget allows users to stay informed of recent news and items concerning environmental public health tracking.
Diabetes Risk Test
Twenty-five percent of Americans with diabetes don’t know they have the disease. Place this diabetes risk test widget on your Web site, your portal home page, or in your blog to help others learn their risk for type 2 diabetes and whether they should follow up with a doctor to take steps to protect their health.
How to Use CDC Widgets and Gadgets
WidgetsTo add it to your site, click on "Share." A new screen will display the html code for that particular widget. Simply cut and paste the html code into your Web page.
The image below is an example of how the code may be added to your
GadgetsTo add a gadget to your iGoogle page, click on the "Add to Google" link and follow the directions on the iGoogle page.
Placement of the CDC.gov widget or gadget is to be used only as a marker to the CDC.gov site and a channel for CDC.gov content. The use of a widget, gadget or link does not indicate any form of endorsement or approval from CDC, or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Feedback or Technical Questions
You will need the FREE Adobe Flash Player plug-in to view much of the interactive content on this page.
Since our widgets are a new CDC.gov product, we would really appreciate your feedback. Send us your comments and suggestions for other CDC.gov topic-specific widgets: email@example.com
If you are having any technical problems with your widget or need additional help, please send the CDC.gov team an email: firstname.lastname@example.org