Know Your Risk of Getting COVID-19

Learn what factors put you at risk and what you can do to stay safe. # coronavirus disease

COVID-19 Stop the Spread of Germs

Help stop the spread of COVID-19 and other respiratory illnesses by following these steps.

Symptoms of Coronavirus Disease 2019

Know the symptoms of COVID-19, which can include cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fever, chills, muscle pain, sore throat, and new loss of taste or smell.

Key Times to Wear a Mask

Learn when it’s most important to wear a mask.

How to Wear a Mask

Wearing a mask in public may help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Setting up a Flu SC2 Multiplex Assay Template

he CDC Influenza SARS-CoV-2 (Flu SC2) Multiplex Assay is a real-time reverse-transcriptase polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) test that detects and differentiates RNA from SARS-CoV-2, influenza A virus, and influenza B virus in upper or lower respiratory specimens.

This video demonstrates how to set up the CDC Flu SC2 Multiplex Assay Template on an Applied Biosystems 7500 Fast Dx Real-time PCR Instrument using the optimal filter calibrations of FAM, Yakima Yellow, Texas Red X, and CY5.

Learn more at www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/lab/multiplex.html

COVID-19 & Telehealth Implementation: Stories from the Field

During this COCA Call, presenters will discuss telehealth benefits and challenges during and after the COVID-19 pandemic. Presenters will share their experiences implementing telehealth across diverse healthcare settings and address considerations for its future use.

Supporting Children and Adolescents During COVID-19

Parents, family members, school staff, and other trusted adults can play an important role in helping make sense of what children and adolescents hear in a way that is honest, accurate, and minimizes anxiety or fear. Dr. Melissa Brymer from the National Center for Child Traumatic Stress Network joined the CDC EPIC team on Wednesday, July 22. They discussed possible supports to use during COVID-19 and NCTSN’s resources and outlined how to have conversations with children and adolescents.

This content and conclusions are those of the author and presenter and do not necessarily represent the views of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

COVID-19 and Diabetes: The Importance of Prevention, Management and Support

During this COCA Call, presenters will focus on current information about the impact and increased risk for COVID-19 complications in people with diabetes and the importance of diabetes prevention, management, and support.