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Fact Of the Week

Fact of the Week

Let this New Year be your time to quit smoking.

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 is widespread in most of the U.S. CDC continues to recommend flu vaccination for all persons 6 months of age and older as flu viruses are likely to continue circulating for weeks. 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 been with CDC for a little over two years. I’m an Epidemic Intelligence Service officer, otherwise known as a Disease Detective. I work in the National Center for Environmental Health on disaster epidemiology and public health emergency preparedness and response.


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.