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National Wastewater Surveillance System (NWSS) – a new public health tool to understand COVID-19 spread in a community

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), in collaboration…

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Contact Tracing by Community Health Workers in Low-Resource, Non-US Settings

What Is Contact Tracing? Contact tracing involves interviewing people who have probable or confirmed COVID-19. During these case investigation interviews,…

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Engaging Community Health Workers to Support Home-based care for people with COVID-19 in low-resource settings

Assess people with confirmed or probable COVID-19 for eligibility for home-based care. People with confirmed or probable COVID-19 might be…

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Considerations for Outdoor Learning Gardens and Community Gardens

These recommendations are intended for managers of outdoor learning gardens (e.g., school gardens) and community gardens. Outdoor learning gardens are…

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Caring for People Living with Dementia in Community Settings | COVID-19

Older adults and people with serious underlying medical conditions are at higher risk for severe illness from COVID-19, according to…

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Community Mitigation (Non-US Settings) | CDC

Introduction to Mitigation, Mobility and Epidemiology Graph A mitigation, mobility, and epidemiology (MME) graph displays the effects that mitigation measures…

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Algorithm to assist in the interpretation of influenza testing results and clinical decision-making during periods when influenza viruses are circulating in the community

Figure: Algorithm to assist in the interpretation of influenza testing results and clinical decision-making during periods when influenza viruses are…

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Algorithm to assist in the interpretation of influenza testing results and clinical decision-making during periods when influenza viruses are NOT circulating in the community

Figure: Algorithm to assist in the interpretation of influenza testing results and clinical decision-making during periods when influenza viruses are…

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Guide for considering influenza testing when influenza viruses are circulating in the community

Figure: Guide for considering influenza testing when influenza viruses are circulating in the community (regardless of influenza vaccination history)1 1….

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Community Mitigation

Actions that persons and communities can take to help slow the transmission of the virus in communities. Source link