#COVID19 Vaccine Update: Everyone 6 months and older should get vaccinated against COVID-19. Getting vaccinated can help protect you from severe disease, hospitalization, and death from COVID-19.
Learn more: bit.ly/3CJme0v
#DYK? CDC’s COVID Data Tracker now has data on booster shots for people ages 5 years and older. As of June 30, 2022, more than 106 million people have received a #COVID19 vaccine booster. See the data: bit.ly/CDTvaccination.
New @CDCMMWR finds counties with a pediatric COVID-19 vaccine provider serving children 5–11 yrs had higher vaccination rates in this age group than counties without one. Increasing access could help ensure more children are vaccinated. More: bit.ly/mm7126a3.
Hosting a summer gathering? Outside is best! If inside, open doors and windows and/or run a portable HEPA air cleaner to help reduce #COVID19 in the air. Your HVAC can also help filter air when the fan is set to “on.” See more ways to improve ventilation: bit.ly/35wITyg.
As of June 30, 260 million people have received at least one dose of a #COVID19 vaccine. Of those, 222.3 million are fully vaccinated. More than 106.3 million people have received a COVID-19 booster dose.
Find a COVID-19 vaccine or booster near you: vaccines.gov.
NEW Listeria outbreak: 23 people sick, 20 of them live in or traveled to Florida before they got sick. No food linked to outbreak yet. CDC will provide new info as investigation progresses. bit.ly/3I1WXCd
U.S. motor vehicle crash death rates were higher than most other high-income countries in 2019. To keep safe on the road, always buckle up, never drive while impaired by alcohol and/or drugs, and don’t speed.
Learn more in a new @CDCMMWR: bit.ly/mm7126a1.
Everyone is at-risk from the dangers of extreme heat, but some groups are more at-risk than most. During hot weather, check on your family, friends, neighbors, and teammates to ensure they stay safe from the heat. bit.ly/2glNgC8
#HCPs: Unable to attend yesterday’s COCA call on #monkeypox? See the recorded presentation for what you need to know about the clinical presentation of the current outbreak, treatment options and how to report. Learn more: bit.ly/3OKn3vx.
As of June 27, 2022, national forecasts predict 1,300–4,600 new #COVID19 deaths will likely be reported during the week ending July 23. That would bring the projected total number of U.S. deaths to 1,024,000–1,030,000. More: bit.ly/CDC_MForecast.
CDC and partners have begun a new collaboration to enhance laboratory testing surge capacity outside of CDC and public health labs before and during public health emergencies. Find out more: bit.ly/3O2v0vx.
Yes. Children 6 months and older should get vaccinated against #COVID19 even if they’ve already had COVID-19. Getting vaccinated after having COVID-19 provides added protection to their immune system.
Learn more about COVID-19 vaccines for children: bit.ly/3CJme0v.
MMWR’s new Journal Impact Factors for 2021 are in! MMWR Weekly saw a big increase in citations because of its role in publishing timely, reliable COVID-19 content. See the latest numbers: cdc.gov/mmwr/about.html
Looking for local data & info to help plan for #ExtremeHeat events? CDC’s Heat & Health Tracker has you covered. Check out bit.ly/CDCHeatTracker and explore:
🏥 Real-time heat related illness
☀️ Heat wave forecast
🌡️ Temperature and health data
Yes. At your child’s first #COVID19 vaccination appointment, you should get a vaccination card. Consider taking a picture of the card as a backup and bring the card to their next COVID-19 vaccine appointment.
More about COVID-19 vaccines for children: bit.ly/3CJme0v.