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CDC recommends that certain populations get a #COVID19 booster shot. See if you're eligible: .
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Protecting children from exposure to lead is important to lifelong good health. No safe blood lead level in children has been identified. Learn how to prevent children’s exposure to lead. .
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CDC’s Blood Lead Reference Value for children has been updated to 3.5 μg/dL to focus resources on children with more blood lead than most children. The most important thing to remember about lead exposure is that it's preventable. Learn more: .
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#DataDetectives in CDC’s Public Health Informatics Fellowship Program help local, state, and international public health agencies solve complex #PublicHealth informatics challenges using #DataScience. Apply before Dec 1: .
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Active times like recess & phys. ed help children learn about, achieve, & support their social, emotional, & mental health. Ask your school about ventilation, mask & physical distancing policies to protect students from #COVID19 during these times. More: .
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DYK? Operation Expanded Testing (OpET) offers #COVID19 testing at NO COST for all U.S. states & territories. The program is available for Pre-K–12 schools & other qualified settings through July 1, 2022. Contact TDWGinfo@hhs.gov for more details.
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New #CDC study shows HPV #vaccination is working to reduce a serious disease caused by #HPV infection at birth, juvenile-onset recurrent respiratory papillomatosis (JORRP). Read the new report: .
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#DYK? Not sure if you need to be tested for COVID-19? CDC’s online #COVID19 Viral Testing Tool can help you understand your COVID-19 testing options. Get started: .
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CDC's 4 new campaigns address ways to prevent & reduce drug #overdose deaths. Learn more about the dangers of #fentanyl, the risks of mixing drugs, how #naloxone can save lives, and reducing stigma toward drug use & recovery at .
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Drug overdose deaths in America increased by 30% in 2020, and a growing number of overdoses are now caused by synthetic #opioids and #stimulants. HHS is addressing this escalating crisis through its new #OverdosePrevention Strategy. Learn more: .
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As of October 25, national forecasts predict 131,000–624,000 new #COVID19 cases will likely be reported during the week ending November 20. More: .
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As of October 25, national forecasts predict 3,800–11,400 new #COVID19 deaths will likely be reported during the week ending November 20. That would bring the projected total number of U.S. deaths to 758,000–783,000. More: .
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As of October 25, national forecasts predict 1,600–7,400 new #COVID19 hospitalizations will likely be reported on November 19. More: .
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Vaccinated outside the U.S.? You’re considered fully vaccinated if you’ve received 1 dose of the Johnson & Johnson Janssen vaccine or ANY combination of 2 doses of an FDA approved/authorized or WHO emergency use listed COVID-19 vaccine. Get more details: .
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🧪COVID-19 Science Update: Read the latest #COVID19 research on vaccine effectiveness against the Delta variant, booster shots, and K–12 school policies. 👓Read the full update: .
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#DYK? COVID-19 vaccines are effective against severe disease and death from COVID-19, including variants like Delta. Visit to book your COVID-19 shot today! #TravelVaxxed
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Everyone needs to wear a mask on public transportation, including school buses, even if they’ve been fully vaccinated against #COVID19. Students and drivers must wear a mask on school buses. Learn more: .
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International Air Travelers: #Travel requirements are changing. Do you know what steps you need to take? Take this quiz and find out more: . #CDC #Travel #COVID19
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The federal government is committed to making sure that all children have access to #COVID19 vaccines if authorized and recommended. Learn more about planning for COVID-19 vaccinations for children: .
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