CDC Updates & Resources

Here you can find the most recently updated and/or released CDC COVID-19 publications, resources, and meetings listed below:

Recently Published COVID-19 Related Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWRs)

 

CDC COVID-19 Resources

New & Updated

  • COVID-19 Behavioral Surveys: CDC is recruiting LHDs to participate in a study to help enhance understanding of the complex challenges that limit adoption of recommended COVID-19 mitigation and vaccination practices among vulnerable populations. Interested health departments should contact Michelle Nelson at mnelson@bctpartners.com.
  • On April 14, 2022, the FDA revised the Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for the COVID-19 oral antiviral therapeutic Paxlovid to authorize an additional dose pack presentation with appropriate dosing for patients with moderate renal impairment within the scope of the EUA. As a result, Paxlovid will soon be available in two package presentations.
  • Requirement for Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination for Air Passengers: Effective April 14, 2022, CDC’s Amended Order aligns post arrival public health requirements for excepted noncitizen nonimmigrants with current CDC recommendations. The Amended Order also clarifies that parents or guardians do not need to complete an attestation on behalf of children under 2 years of age.
  • COVID Data Tracker’s Wastewater Surveillance tab now displays data showing levels of SARS-CoV-2 in wastewater in participating communities across the United States. The current SARS-CoV-2 levels for each site are shown as a comparison to past levels at that site.
  • COVID Data Tracker added U.S. territories to the COVID-19 Community Levels map on the County View
  • COVID-19 Vaccines for People Who Would Like to Have a Baby includes information about COVID-19 vaccination and fertility.
  • Recommendations to Reduce the Spread of COVID-19 in Tribal Settings includes information on how CDC’s COVID-19 Community Levelscan help Elders and leaders make decisions about community prevention strategies based on whether their own or a neighboring county is classified as a low, medium, or high community level. Recommendations to help tribal members stay safe during tribal ceremonies and gatherings is also included.
  • Frequently Asked Questions about COVID-19 Vaccination for Children and Teens includes updated answers to commonly asked questions about COVID-19 vaccination in children ages 5 through 11 years.
  • 6 Things to Know about COVID-19 Vaccination for Children includes vaccination information for parents and caregivers of children ages 5 years and older.
  • Vaccinating Children with Disabilities Against COVID-19 includes strategies for vaccine providers and partners to improve COVID-19 vaccine accessibility for children with disabilities and special healthcare needs.

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