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How CDC Determines the Level of a Country's COVID-19 Travel Health Notice

CDC notifies travelers and other audiences about health threats in destinations around the world through Travel Health Notices (THN). During…

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Public Health Interpretation and Use of Wastewater Surveillance Data

Overview of wastewater surveillance data interpretation and use Appropriate public health interpretation of wastewater surveillance data depends on understanding the…

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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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COVID-19 Case Investigation and Contact Tracing among Refugee, Immigrant, and Migrant (RIM) Populations: Important Considerations for Health Departments

Who are RIM Populations? RIM stands for Refugee, Immigrant, and Migrant populations and includes individuals living in the United States…

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Interim Considerations for Health Departments for SARS-CoV-2 Testing in Homeless Shelters and Encampments

Note: This document is intended to provide considerations on the appropriate use of testing and does not dictate the determination of…

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Interim Considerations for Testing for K-12 School Administrators and Public Health Officials

Which strategies? Health departments and school districts can work together to develop a strategy for prioritizing K-12 schools, depending on…

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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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Maintaining Essential Health Services During COVID-19 in Low Resource, Non-U.S. Settings

1. Background and Purpose Globally, health systems have been challenged by the overwhelming demands of the COVID-19 pandemic. Resources and…

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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…