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Public Health Grand Rounds

Maternal Immunization: Current Status and Future Directions

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Vital Signs

Life-Saving Naloxone from Pharmacies: More dispensing needed despite progress

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If you need to stay home during a hurricane, stay inside. Even if it looks calm, don’t go outside. Wait until you hear or see an official message that the hurricane is over. Sometimes, weather gets calm in the middle of a storm but then gets worse again quickly.

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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.

I'm not supposed to be the one to pick which sneakers I'm going to bury him in - Anne Marie

From 1999 to 2017, more than 200,000 people died from overdoses related to prescription opioids. Prescription opioids can be addictive and dangerous. Learn more about prescription opioids misuse and overdose, data, and prevention resources at CDC.

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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

When I began my CDC journey in 1990, I had no idea my love for communications and my interest in biology would merge in such a wonderful way. As a health communication specialist, I develop messages for CDC-INFO agents to use when responding to questions from the public and healthcare professionals.

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: October 15, 2019