About CDC 24-7

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Roll up your sleeve for your annual flu vaccine. A flu vaccine this season can help reduce the burden of flu illnesses, hospitalizations and deaths on the health care system and conserve scarce medical resources for the care of people with COVID-19. Learn more.

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The David J. Sencer CDC Museum, a Smithsonian Affiliate, uses award-winning exhibits and innovative programing to educate visitors about the value of public health, and presents the rich heritage and vast accomplishments of CDC. The CDC Museum is the only part of CDC open to the public. Schedule your visit today! Admission and parking are free.

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CDC is aggressively responding to the global outbreak of COVID-19 and community spread in the United States. Learn more about what we’re doing to protect and prepare communities.

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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 been at CDC since May of 2000. I always felt my path to CDC was accidental, but over the years, I’ve come to realize, it’s perfect for me.

CDC Works for You 24-7

CDC is the nation’s health protection agency, working 24/7 to protect America from health and safety threats, both foreign and domestic. CDC increases the health security of our nation.

Page last reviewed: August 24, 2020