Health Departments

Updated June 23, 2020
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Resources for Health Departments

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In order to get and keep America open states, tribes, localities, and territories must be able to quickly identify new cases, break chains of transmission, and protect first responders and health care workers from infection. The purpose of this site is to serve as an easily accessible repository of guidelines, tools, and resources from CDC and others for states, tribes, localities, and territories.

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Clinician On-Call Center

The Clinician On-Call Center pdf icon[PDF – 1 page] is a 24-hour hotline with trained CDC clinicians standing by to answer COVID-19 questions from healthcare personnel on a wide range of topics, such as diagnostic challenges, clinical management, and infection prevention and control.

To reach this service, call 800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636) and ask for the Clinician On-Call Center.

Content describing non-CDC tools on this site is provided for informational purposes only and is not intended to indicate endorsement, actual or implied, of the tools. Additionally, information on this site is provided “as is,” for users to evaluate and make their own determination as to their effectiveness.