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World TB Day

Each year, we recognize World Tuberculosis (TB) Day on March 24 to educate the public about the impact of TB around the world. Learn more about what we and our partners are doing to eliminate this devastating disease.

CDC Museum global health odyssey exhibit

Check out the David J. Sencer CDC Museum online! There are new online exhibits and STEM programs/resources. The museum uses award-winning exhibits and innovative programing to educate visitors about the value of public health, and presents CDC’s the rich heritage and vast accomplishments.


Since launching an agency-wide response to the COVID-19 pandemic on January 21, 2020, CDC has been preparing healthcare workers, learning more about how the disease spreads, and supporting state, local, tribal and territorial governments on the front lines of public health.

cdc headquarters building

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 2009, but this isn’t the first stop in my federal career. After getting a degree in civil engineering, I worked for the US Navy in South Carolina and then for the Army Corps of Engineers at Ramstein Air Base in Germany.

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: April 15, 2021