Linking to CDC.gov
CDC.gov is the official Web site of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). It is a public domain Web site, which means you may link to CDC.gov at no cost and without specific permission. CDC.gov provides direct access to important health and safety topics, scientific articles, data and statistics, tools and resources – and over 900 topics in the CDC.gov A-Z Index.
How to Link to CDC.gov
If you use a text link to the CDC Web site, we suggest including a sentence or two to describe the CDC.
- Short: CDC.gov is your online source for credible health information and is the official Web site of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
- Long: CDC.gov is your online source for credible health information and is the official Web site of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). CDC is committed to achieving true improvements in people’s health. CDC applies research and findings to improve people’s daily lives and responds to health emergencies—something that distinguishes CDC from its peer agencies. Working with states and other partners, CDC provides a system of health surveillance to monitor and prevent disease outbreaks (including bioterrorism), implement disease prevention strategies, and maintain national health statistics. CDC also guards against international disease transmission, with personnel stationed in more than 25 foreign countries.
Placement of a CDC.gov linking graphic or text link is to be used only as a marker to the CDC.gov home page. A link does not indicate any form of endorsement or approval from CDC, or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Tips and Information about Using CDC.gov
- Search Tips
Introduces basic search concepts and describes more advanced techniques to help search CDC content.
- File Formats
Explanation of the file format icons and types used throughout CDC web sites.
- CDC Email Updates
Free email subscription service to receive alerts by e-mail when new information is available.
Links to other select government web sites.
- About Adobe Flash
How CDC uses Adobe Flash on our web sites and link to the free player.
Questions or Comments about CDC.gov
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