It's National Youth Sports Week! To help ensure the health and safety of young athletes, CDC developed the HEADS UP Concussion in Youth Sports initiative. Learn more about preventing, recognizing, and responding to a concussion.
Open July 9 – October 5, 2018. This exhibition introduces visitors to the programs and processes supporting refugee health along the journey from displacement to resettlement in the United States.
From 1999 to 2015, more than 183,000 people have died in the U.S. from overdoses related to prescription opioids. Learn more about prescription opioids to help those at risk for opioid use disorder and overdose in your community
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.
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.
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