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CDC’s Main Press Line

Thank you for your interest in public health and the work CDC does. If you need information or would like to request an interview, please fill out and submit the Media Request Form. If you work for a media outlet and are trying to reach CDC’s Media Office after 6:00 PM about a public health emergency, please call (770) 488-7100. All non-emergency after-hours requests will be processed between 9:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.

All other non-media seeking information from CDC, please call 1-800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636) TTY: (888) 232-6348 or send a message to CDC-INFO.

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For non-media requests for a CDC speaker for an event, please visit the CDC Speakers Bureau site.

Media Request Form

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Note: If you are not with media, please contact CDC-INFO or at 1-800-CDC-INFO.


Contact Information

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  • Director

    Division of Public Affairs
    Michelle Bonds

  • Branch Chief

    News Media Branch
    Carrie Harmon

  • Deputy Branch Chief

    News Media Branch
    Benjamin Haynes

  • Mailing address

    Division of Public Affairs
    Office of the Associate Director for Communication
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    1600 Clifton Rd. NE, MS D-25
    Atlanta, GA 30333

Page last reviewed: May 18, 2020