For Authors

Thank you for your interest in submitting a report to MMWR.  Following the steps below will result in a smoother process for all.

1. Consult the Instructions

Before submitting a report, authors should carefully read and follow the instructions for writing an MMWR Weekly or Serial Publications (i.e. Recommendations and Reports, Surveillance Summary, and Supplements).  Reports submitted to MMWR that do not follow these instructions will be returned to the authors for rewrite and resubmission.

2. Use the Checklist

Before submitting your report, complete the appropriate checklist to ensure you have met all the criteria.  The checklist will be included with your submission.

3. Submit your Manuscript

MMWR uses ScholarOne Manuscripts for submission and tracking (manuscripts submitted via email will be returned).  After submitting you will receive an email with your manuscript number. Please refer to the manuscript number in all further correspondence.

If you have any questions, please contact MMWR@cdc.gov.

Page last reviewed: February 28, 2019