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Public Health Grand Rounds

Adolescence: Preparing for Lifelong Health and Wellness

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Vital Signs

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

Flu season begins in late September. Use our Ready Wrigley preparedness books for kids to help children understand how to prepare for flu season and the importance of getting a flu shot.

Flu season begins in late September. Use our Ready Wrigley preparedness books for kids to help children understand how to prepare for flu season and the importance of getting a flu shot.

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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

I joined CDC in 2005 as a Psychology Technician with the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, or NIOSH. I wasn’t someone who always knew public health was 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: September 16, 2019