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2010-05-21 19:40:40

As communities begin reopening, #pediatric providers should continue to encourage well-child visits. Know what precautions to take to ensure the safety of your patients:

As communities begin reopening,  #pediatric providers should continue to encourage well-child visits. Know what precautions to take to ensure the safety of your patients: https://bit.ly/2ym3Y0D

When parents and caregivers communicate about #COVID19 with their children calmly and openly, they can lessen their children’s fears about the disease. Learn more about talking with children about COVID-19:

When parents and caregivers communicate about  #COVID19 with their children calmly and openly, they can lessen their children’s fears about the disease. Learn more about talking with children about COVID-19: https://bit.ly/2QX639Z.

The National ALS Registry does more than fund research; it also collects data to help identify common risk factors among people living with #ALS. Learn more here:

The National ALS Registry does more than fund research; it also collects data to help identify common risk factors among people living with  #ALS. Learn more here: https://www.cdc.gov/als/AboutNationalALSRegistry.html

If you use public transit, consider what options are feasible, practical, and acceptable for you to help protect yourself and others by slowing the spread of #COVID19; see:

If you use public transit, consider what options are feasible, practical, and acceptable for you to help protect yourself and others by slowing the spread of  #COVID19; see: https://bit.ly/36A09Cl.

As states continue to reopen, remember to maintain healthy habits and follow @CDCgov safety guidance:

✅ Wear a cloth face covering if you go out
✅ Practice social distancing
✅ Wash and sanitize hands often
✅ Stay home if you feel sick

More:

As states continue to reopen, remember to maintain healthy habits and follow  @CDC safety guidance: ✅ Wear a cloth face covering if you go out ✅ Practice social distancing ✅ Wash and sanitize hands often ✅ Stay home if you feel sick More: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html

Administration of childhood vaccines has decreased in recent months. As communities begin to reopen, it’s important for #pediatric providers to work with parents to get caught up.

Administration of childhood vaccines has decreased in recent months. As communities begin to reopen, it’s important for  #pediatric providers to work with parents to get caught up. https://bit.ly/2ym3Y0D

Parents, work with your pediatric provider to make sure your child is on track with their recommended #vaccinations. View the parent-friendly schedule:

Parents, work with your pediatric provider to make sure your child is on track with their recommended  #vaccinations. View the parent-friendly schedule: https://bit.ly/2GPHp81.

Planning for hurricane season may be different this year. Know how to prepare for hurricane season during the #COVID19 pandemic to keep yourself and your loved ones safe.  #Cristobal

Planning for hurricane season may be different this year. Know how to prepare for hurricane season during the  #COVID19 pandemic to keep yourself and your loved ones safe. https://bit.ly/3d7ukDr.  #Cristobal

New @CDCMMWR Report: 1 in 2 newborn #syphilis cases occurs due to gaps in testing & treatment during #prenatal care. Full article:

New  @MMWR Report: 1 in 2 newborn  #syphilis cases occurs due to gaps in testing & treatment during  #prenatal care. Full article: https://go.usa.gov/xwjN8.

Nursing homes should consider the current #COVID19 situation in their facility & the community and refer to guidance from local & state officials when making decisions about relaxing restrictions. Learn more about updated CDC guidance:

Nursing homes should consider the current  #COVID19 situation in their facility & the community and refer to guidance from local & state officials when making decisions about relaxing restrictions. Learn more about updated CDC guidance: https://bit.ly/2XkvYea.

Practice social distancing by putting space between yourself and others. Continue to practice healthy habits, like washing your hands for at least 20 seconds and staying home if you’re sick, to help slow the spread of #COVID19. Learn more:

Practice social distancing by putting space between yourself and others. Continue to practice healthy habits, like washing your hands for at least 20 seconds and staying home if you’re sick, to help slow the spread of  #COVID19. Learn more: http://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus

Seat belts save lives. Buckle up for safety on every trip. Get the facts on seat belt use:

Seat belts save lives. Buckle up for safety on every trip. Get the facts on seat belt use: https://go.usa.gov/xmc2r

CDC continues to advise travelers to avoid all nonessential international travel. Travel increases your chances of getting and spreading #COVID19. Learn more:

CDC continues to advise travelers to avoid all nonessential international travel. Travel increases your chances of getting and spreading  #COVID19. Learn more: https://bit.ly/2TjogQ6

As of June 2: More than 1.8 million #COVID19 cases have been reported in the U.S., with 34 states and jurisdictions reporting more than 10,000 cases. Continue to help slow the spread by staying home when sick and washing your hands often.

As of June 2: More than 1.8 million  #COVID19 cases have been reported in the U.S., with 34 states and jurisdictions reporting more than 10,000 cases. Continue to help slow the spread by staying home when sick and washing your hands often. https://bit.ly/2UjQ9XR

#Biomonitoring tells health professionals how much of a chemical is in people’s bodies. Learn about CDC's National Biomonitoring Program:  #LabScience

 #Biomonitoring tells health professionals how much of a chemical is in people’s bodies. Learn about CDC's National Biomonitoring Program: http://bit.ly/2W6i1zt  #LabScience

The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season is here & now is the time to prepare:

🔹 Follow your @NWS office for weather updates.
 
🔹 Be sure to add masks & cleaning supplies to your emergency kit. 

🔹 Stay informed & follow instructions from local officials.

The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season is here & now is the time to prepare: 🔹 Follow your  @National Weather Service office for weather updates. 🔹 Be sure to add masks & cleaning supplies to your emergency kit. 🔹 Stay informed & follow instructions from local officials. http://ready.gov/hurricanes

 #Handwashing is one of the best ways to prevent the spread of viruses like  #COVID19. Here are 5⃣ things to know about properly washing your hands: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XnJ1wvlIcbs

#PetOwners: If you have #COVID19 or think you may have it, avoid contact with pets just like with human family members. Have another member of your household care for your pet, if possible. Learn more about what to do if you have pets:

 #PetOwners: If you have  #COVID19 or think you may have it, avoid contact with pets just like with human family members. Have another member of your household care for your pet, if possible. Learn more about what to do if you have pets: https://bit.ly/2z9q5be.

Youth Sports Organizations: Consider implementing CDC’s new tips for maintaining healthy operations during the #COVID19 outbreak, such as staggered schedules & options for individuals at higher risk for severe illness. More tips:

Youth Sports Organizations: Consider implementing CDC’s new tips for maintaining healthy operations during the  #COVID19 outbreak, such as staggered schedules & options for individuals at higher risk for severe illness. More tips: https://bit.ly/2XP1uB1.

Office building employers, building owners and managers, and building operations specialists can help protect workers from COVID-19.  Learn about  steps you can take to create a safe and healthy workplace and protect workers and clients:

Office building employers, building owners and managers, and building operations specialists can help protect workers from COVID-19. Learn about steps you can take to create a safe and healthy workplace and protect workers and clients: https://bit.ly/2A0PXqz.

Emergency department data collected by CDC surveillance networks indicate some patients may be delaying emergency care during the #COVID19 pandemic. Fewer visits for critical conditions might result in complications or death. Learn more from @CDCMMWR:

Emergency department data collected by CDC surveillance networks indicate some patients may be delaying emergency care during the  #COVID19 pandemic. Fewer visits for critical conditions might result in complications or death. Learn more from  @MMWR: http://bit.ly/MMWR6320.

#Dental #HCPs: Today at 2pm ET log in to COCA Facebook profile or call in. COCA Call Topic: Guidance for Dental Settings During the #COVID19 Response. Learn more about the event at

 #Dental  #HCPs: Today at 2pm ET log in to COCA Facebook profile or call in. COCA Call Topic: Guidance for Dental Settings During the  #COVID19 Response. Learn more about the event at https://bit.ly/3gQxXzU.

Do not delay necessary medical care during the #COVID19 pandemic. Contact your healthcare provider when you have health concerns. They can follow local and CDC guidance to provide safe care.

Do not delay necessary medical care during the  #COVID19 pandemic. Contact your healthcare provider when you have health concerns. They can follow local and CDC guidance to provide safe care. https://bit.ly/2U60F5L

June is #NationalSafetyMonth. Helmet safety is important when riding your bike. A well-fit, properly maintained helmet can help protect you and your loved ones from serious brain injury. Learn more:  #CDCHEADSUP

June is  #NationalSafetyMonth. Helmet safety is important when riding your bike. A well-fit, properly maintained helmet can help protect you and your loved ones from serious brain injury. Learn more: http://go.usa.gov/xvyCA  #CDCHEADSUP

Practice social distancing by putting space between yourself & others. Continue to practice healthy habits, like washing your hands for at least 20 seconds & staying home if you’re sick, to help slow the spread of #COVID19. Learn more:

Practice social distancing by putting space between yourself & others. Continue to practice healthy habits, like washing your hands for at least 20 seconds & staying home if you’re sick, to help slow the spread of  #COVID19. Learn more: http://cdc.gov/coronavirus

Heat-related illnesses are preventable! Stop activity & get to a cool environment if you feel faint or weak.

Heat-related illnesses are preventable! Stop activity & get to a cool environment if you feel faint or weak. http://ow.ly/mxAye

#Dental #HCPs: COCA Call on Wednesday, June 3rd at 2pm ET will also be available on COCA’s Facebook profile via Facebook Live. Topic: Guidance for Dental Settings During the #COVID19 Response. Learn more:

 #Dental  #HCPs: COCA Call on Wednesday, June 3rd at 2pm ET will also be available on COCA’s Facebook profile via Facebook Live. Topic: Guidance for Dental Settings During the  #COVID19 Response. Learn more: https://bit.ly/3gQxXzU.

As communities are opening up, #parents and #doctors can work together to make sure children stay on track with recommended vaccinations. View this easy-to-read schedule:

As communities are opening up,  #parents and  #doctors can work together to make sure children stay on track with recommended vaccinations. View this easy-to-read schedule: https://bit.ly/31Hy35E

 #ICYMI: Watch CDC experts discuss managing chronic illness during the  #COVID19 pandemic in this Facebook Live hosted by  @CreakyJoints.org and the Global Healthy Living Foundation.

Stay in touch with your health care provider if you have any concerns about your underlying health condition or COVID-19: https://creakyjoints.org/living-with-arthritis/coronavirus/managing-symptoms/cdc-covid-19-chronic-il...

With the official start of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season, we released an Exercise Starter Kit for Preparedness in a Pandemic to help emergency managers and community organizations plan for disasters during #COVID19. 

Read and download the kit here:

With the official start of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season, we released an Exercise Starter Kit for Preparedness in a Pandemic to help emergency managers and community organizations plan for disasters during  #COVID19. Read and download the kit here: http://fema.gov/media-library/assets/documents/188454

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