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Get answers to your questions on a variety of public health topics. Or, simply contact us by phone or email if you don’t find the answer you need.

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If you are a healthcare provider with an urgent inquiry, or a member of the general public with an urgent information need, please call instead of sending your inquiry through the webform.

Due to the extremely high volume of inquiries, CDC is working to assist those with the most urgent information needs. Many general public inquiries submitted via the webform may not receive a reply from CDC-INFO, including inquiries submitted before April 9, 2020. If you submitted an inquiry and still need a response, please resubmit your inquiry through the webform or call CDC-INFO. CDC is working to increase our capacity to respond to inquiries. We appreciate your patience.

  • If you have general questions about COVID-19, please see the CDC’s Coronavirus Disease 2019 FAQ page for timely information instead of submitting an email. This is an evolving situation, and CDC will provide information on our website as it becomes available.
  • Try CDC’s online Coronavirus Self-Checker tool by clicking on the Self-Checker icon. This tool can help you make decisions about seeking appropriate medical care if you or someone you’re caring for may be sick with COVID-19.
  • You can also visit the CDC website for answers to questions on several other health topics.

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Got Questions about COVID-19?

You can find the most up-to-date information about coronavirus disease 2019 on CDC’s COVID-19 page. This page includes information for the public and healthcare professionals, frequently asked questions and answers, travel guidance, and other helpful links, such as:

You can also visit the CDC website for answers to questions on other health topics.

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Page last reviewed: April 17, 2020