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The latest CDC #COVIDView report shows that #COVID19-associated hospitalization rates among Hispanic/Latino, non-Hispanic American Indian/Alaska Native, and non-Hispanic Black people are about 3 times higher than those for non-Hispanic White people: .

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#DYK? Cost is not an obstacle to getting vaccinated. While providers can charge an administration fee for giving the shot, you cannot be denied a #COVID19 vaccine even if you are unable to pay the fee. Learn more: .

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The Public Health Associate Program helps provide essential public health services to states and communities. Associates help fill gaps in #PublicHealth orgs affected by staffing shortages and budget cuts. Apply by 2/16 to host an associate: . #WeArePHAP

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People who live in #LongTermCare facilities should be among the first to receive a #COVID19 vaccine.

People living and working in these settings are at increased risk of severe illness. More: .

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Electronic case reporting (eCR) is faster and easier than traditional case reporting. With eCR, healthcare staff can spend more time with patients and less time mailing, faxing, and calling. Watch this video to see the difference. Learn more: .

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As more #COVID19 vaccine becomes available, more groups of people will be able to get vaccinated. Even after getting vaccinated, continue to #WearAMask over your nose and mouth, stay 6 feet from others, avoid crowds, and wash your hands. More: . #SleeveUp

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.@CDCMMWR reports that a new form of the virus that causes #COVID19 spreads faster and easier and is being detected around the world, including in the US. Wear a mask, stay 6 feet apart, avoid crowds, & get vaccinated when available to you. Learn more: .

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Combine fresh air, #WearAMask, and stay 6 feet apart to help keep from getting or spreading #COVID19. Open doors & windows at home if you must have repairpeople or other visitors inside. More ventilation tips: .

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As of January 4, national forecasts predict that 16,200 to 29,600 new #COVID19 deaths will be reported during the week ending February 6. These forecasts predict 440,000 to 477,000 total COVID-19 deaths in the United States by February 6. More:

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#Parents: Try these strategies to get the support you need to help your child learn at home. Stay in touch with your child’s school. Create a schedule. Engage in creative learning opportunities. More #COVID19 learning tips: .

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#DYK? Over 1 million #COVID19 vaccine doses have been administered through the Federal Pharmacy Partnership for Long-Term Care Program. Each dose represents a #LongTermCare worker or resident who is getting protected. Learn more: .

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If you have decided to breastfeed your baby and have #COVID19, wear a mask while breastfeeding and whenever you are within 6 feet of your baby. Find more tips for keeping your new baby healthy here: .

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Replying to @CDC_eHealth: NEW! CDC’s #CRCSimPLER is a free, easy-to-use, online tool for public health planners to accurately estimate resources nee…

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Both #COVID19 vaccines currently authorized in the United States require two doses. These vaccines are not interchangeable. The same product should be used for the two-dose vaccine series. Learn more about the clinical considerations for these vaccines: .

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New research shows that more than half of all #COVID19 cases are spread by infected people without any symptoms. Wear a mask, wash your hands, and stay 6 feet from others—even if you’re feeling well. Learn more @JAMANetworkOpen: .

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NEW! CDC’s #CRCSimPLER is a free, easy-to-use, online tool for public health planners to accurately estimate resources needed for population monitoring after a radiation emergency. Learn more: .

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#Parents: January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month and you can help protect your child from cervical cancer. Make sure they’re up to date on the #HPV vaccine. Most kids need two doses at ages 11-12.
#CervicalCancerAwarenessMonth #Cancer #HPVVaccine

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1.7+ million new #COVID19 cases in the United States this week alone.

Do your part to #SlowTheSpread:
🏠Stay home if you can.
😷Wear a mask.
↔ Stay 6 feet apart.
🚫Avoid crowds.
🖐Wash your hands.

Do them all to best protect yourself and others.
More:

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Keep #COVID19 outside your home🏠. When around people you don’t live with, wear a mask, stay at least 6 feet apart, wash your hands to protect yourself and others. Learn more about 🚫 stopping the spread of COVID-19 at home: .

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Rates of #COVID19 cases are increasing across the United States. The current 7-day average of new cases increased 16% from the previous 7-day period. Help slow the spread:
🚫 Avoid gatherings.
😷 Wear a mask.
↔️ Stay 6 feet away from others.
More:

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