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Sickle Cell Awareness

Sickle Cell Disease (SCD)

Five facts you should know.

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Food Safety Education Month

Learn more about food safety and preventing foodborne illnesses.

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The Power of Preparedness

Prepare your health.

Preventing Childhood Obesity

Preventing Childhood Obesity

Watch the latest Public Health Grand Rounds online.

CDC Breastfeeding Report Card

CDC Breastfeeding Report Card

United States, 2018.

I Am CDC - Meet the Staff

I’ve been at CDC for 14 years. I work for the Division of Vector-Borne Diseases in Fort Collins, Colorado. I’m a Research Entomologist. I study mosquitoes and the best way to control them, including the impact of insecticide resistance.

Steps To Improve Lab Safety
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CDC laboratories routinely work with some of the most deadly germs in the world – identifying health threats and conducting vital public health research. CDC constantly develops and reviews extensive laboratory guidelines and procedures to protect both the public and laboratory workers.

Page last reviewed: September 5, 2018