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Fact Of the Week

Fact of the Week

April is STD Awareness Month. There's no avoiding the statistics: the number of reported sexually transmitted disease (STD) cases are at an all-time high, and if you are sexually active, you are at risk of infection. So what can you do? Arm yourself with information.

Ebola: People ● Public Health ● Political Will


Ebola: People ● Public Health ● Political Will, an investigation of the historic 2014-2016 Ebola Fever Virus epidemic in West Africa, the United States, and around the world. Now open through June 15, 2018.

Flu Shot

Influenza (flu) Updates

Flu activity peaked and is decreasing, but remains slightly elevated nationally. Take action. Learn how to protect yourself and others.

CDC Head Quarters

CDC Organization

The CDC is one of the major operating components of the Department of Health and Human Services. View CDC's Official Mission Statements/Organizational Charts to learn more about CDC′s organizational structure.

I Am CDC - Meet the Staff

I’ve worked at CDC for eight years. My family is from Sri Lanka and my parents immigrated as a result of civil war. My mother is a physician, and while I was growing up, she held health clinics in refugee camps.


Steps To Improve Lab Safety

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.