Resources for Writers

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CDC provides expert consultation, education and resources for writers and producers who develop scripts with health story lines and information. Because many Americans learn about health issues from television, CDC recognizes that prime time and daytime television programming are great outlets for our health messages.

How to use Resources for Writers

First, visit the links related to your topic for background information. All the content is scientifically accurate and up to date. If you need more information or would like to consult with a subject matter expert, email us at We check the mailbox daily and will reply promptly.

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Page last reviewed: December 18, 2019