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Sprout Social : If you are pregnant or a new parent, visit CDC’s website to find answers about how to keep you and your new baby healthy during the #COVID19 pandemic. Learn more:

Sprout Social : Low bone mineral density and fractures are common among patients with #thalassemia, a rare blood disorder. Register for a free CDC virtual Grand Rounds on 1/29 to learn more about managing bone health in thalassemia.

Sprout Social : Exercise outdoors to reduce your risk of getting #COVID19. If you can’t, go to a gym with high ceilings, good airflow & ventilation systems, & hand sanitizing stations. Make sure all staff & gym goers are required to #WearAMask. Stay 6ft from others. More:

Sprout Social : #WearAMask with 2 or more layers of fabric over your nose and mouth to help slow the spread of #COVID19. Make sure it fits snugly against the sides of your face. Fold gaiters to create 2 layers & take steps to prevent foggy glasses. More on masks:

Sprout Social : Winter storms and cold temperatures can be dangerous. Stay safe and healthy in #winter weather by planning ahead. Take steps to prepare yourself, your family, your home, and your car.

Learn more at #WinterSafety

Twitter Media Studio : ⬆Cases of #COVID19
⬆Hospitalizations from #COVID19
⬆Deaths from #COVID19
Protect yourself and others.

🏠Stay home if you can. 😷Wear a mask. ↔ Stay 6 ft from others. 🚫Avoid crowds. 🖐Wash your hands.

Do them all for the best protection.
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Twitter Media Studio : Blood donations from Black donors can help save lives! Sickle cell disease (SCD) affects about 100,000 Americans, most of whom are of African descent. Blood from donors of similar race and ethnicity can help reduce health problems during a blood transfusion. Watch to learn more:

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Sprout Social : The latest CDC #COVIDView report shows that #COVID19-associated hospitalization rates among Hispanic/Latino, non-Hispanic American Indian/Alaska Native, and non-Hispanic Black people are about 3 times higher than those for non-Hispanic White people:

Twitter Media Studio : #DYK? Cost is not an obstacle to getting vaccinated. While providers can charge an administration fee for giving the shot, you cannot be denied a #COVID19 vaccine even if you are unable to pay the fee. Learn more:

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Sprout Social : The Public Health Associate Program helps provide essential public health services to states and communities. Associates help fill gaps in #PublicHealth orgs affected by staffing shortages and budget cuts. Apply by 2/16 to host an associate: #WeArePHAP

Sprout Social : People who live in #LongTermCare facilities should be among the first to receive a #COVID19 vaccine.

People living and working in these settings are at increased risk of severe illness. More:

Twitter Media Studio : Electronic case reporting (eCR) is faster and easier than traditional case reporting. With eCR, healthcare staff can spend more time with patients and less time mailing, faxing, and calling. Watch this video to see the difference. Learn more:

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Sprout Social : As more #COVID19 vaccine becomes available, more groups of people will be able to get vaccinated. Even after getting vaccinated, continue to #WearAMask over your nose and mouth, stay 6 feet from others, avoid crowds, and wash your hands. More: #SleeveUp

Sprout Social : .MMWR reports that a new form of the virus that causes #COVID19 spreads faster and easier and is being detected around the world, including in the US. Wear a mask, stay 6 feet apart, avoid crowds, & get vaccinated when available to you. Learn more:

Sprout Social : Combine fresh air, #WearAMask, and stay 6 feet apart to help keep from getting or spreading #COVID19. Open doors & windows at home if you must have repairpeople or other visitors inside. More ventilation tips:

Sprout Social : As of January 4, national forecasts predict that 16,200 to 29,600 new #COVID19 deaths will be reported during the week ending February 6. These forecasts predict 440,000 to 477,000 total COVID-19 deaths in the United States by February 6. More:

Sprout Social : #Parents: Try these strategies to get the support you need to help your child learn at home. Stay in touch with your child’s school. Create a schedule. Engage in creative learning opportunities. More #COVID19 learning tips:

Sprout Social : #DYK? Over 1 million #COVID19 vaccine doses have been administered through the Federal Pharmacy Partnership for Long-Term Care Program. Each dose represents a #LongTermCare worker or resident who is getting protected. Learn more:

Sprout Social : If you have decided to breastfeed your baby and have #COVID19, wear a mask while breastfeeding and whenever you are within 6 feet of your baby. Find more tips for keeping your new baby healthy here:

Twitter Web App : NEW! CDC’s #CRCSimPLER is a free, easy-to-use, online tool for public health planners to accurately estimate resources needed for population monitoring after a radiation emergency. Learn more: