CDC Works for you 24/7
CDC worked around the clock to keep Americans safe by stopping disease at home and around the world in 2016. Early on in the year, CDC hit the ground running as the Zika outbreak intensified.
December 14, 2016
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will hold its 65th Annual Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) conference May 2-5, 2016 in Atlanta.
May 2, 2016
In 2015, CDC continued to work in the U.S. and globally to end infectious disease threats. By stopping disease where it starts, and by strengthening public health systems around the world, we helped keep Americans safer.
December 1, 2015
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will hold its 64th Annual Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) conference April 20-23 in Atlanta. The event showcases recent ground-breaking and often times life-saving investigations by CDC disease detectives.
April 20, 2015
In March 2014, CDC first learned of an outbreak of Ebola in West Africa. CDC immediately sent a team to the field, initiating what would become the largest international outbreak response in the agency’s 70-year history.
March 27, 2015
Five years after the devastating earthquake in 2010 left millions in need of urgent medical care, Haiti has made significant progress toward rebuilding the national public health system. CDC has led the reconstruction of the health sector to establish disease surveillance systems, enhance laboratory capacity, and develop human capacity in clinical services, epidemiology, and public health leadership.
January 12, 2015
CDC works 24/7 to protect America from health, safety and security threats, both foreign and domestic. Whether diseases start at home or abroad, are chronic or acute, curable or preventable, natural or through deliberate attack, CDC fights disease and supports communities and citizens to do the same.
December 15, 2014
CDC’s 63rd Annual Epidemic Intelligence Services (EIS) Conference Began Today: Features “Disease Detectives” and Their Work To Save Lives
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today began its 63rd Annual Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) Conference in Atlanta, a week-long event to feature the life-saving work of its current EIS officers, or “disease detectives” and welcome the incoming class of officers to the two-year post-graduate EIS program.
April 30, 2014
As the year comes to a close, America’s health protection agency, CDC, looks back at our nation’s health by the numbers. With dramatic breakthroughs in science and technology, 2013 has been a successful year in public health.
December 23, 2013
Additional issues addressed by CDC during 2013.
December 18, 2013
As the year comes to a close, CDC, America's health protection agency, looks back at top five health concerns in 2013 and previews the five health threats that loom for 2014. Of course, CDC's most important achievements in 2013 are the outbreaks that didn't happen, the diseases that were stopped before they crossed our borders, and the lives not lost to preventable chronic diseases and injuries. These cannot be counted.
December 16, 2013
CDC’s 62nd Annual Epidemic Intelligence Services (EIS) Conference Begins Today: Showcases “Disease Detectives” and their Life-Saving Work
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today kicked off its 62nd Annual Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) Conference in Atlanta, beginning a week-long conference dedicated to showcasing the life-saving work of its current EIS officers, or “disease detectives,” and welcoming the incoming class of officers to the two-year postgraduate EIS program.
April 22, 2013
As America’s health protection agency, CDC works 24/7 saving lives, protecting people from health threats, and saving money through prevention. Whether diseases start at home or abroad, are chronic or acute, curable or preventable, human error or deliberate attack, CDC is there for you.
January 17, 2013
CDC is known for outbreak response. We're known for being the first there, the best there, and being able to support our local and global partners in identifying problems and stopping them. We have America's back; we work to protect Americans from threats 24/7 and we work to help people lead longer, healthier, more productive lives by preventing heart attacks, cancer, stroke, diabetes and other leading causes of death.
December 20, 2012
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