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Fact Of the Week

Fact of the Week

Having an up-to-date vaccination record is important. This record tells you and your doctor if you're protected against vaccine-preventable diseases. Use these tools to keep track of your immunizations.

Ebola: People ● Public Health ● Political Will

Current Exhibits

Ebola: People ● Public Health ● Political Will is an investigation of the historic 2014-16 Ebola Fever Virus epidemic in West Africa, the United States, and around the world.


CDC Fights Zika

The Zika outbreak continues globally and the continental US has seen its first cases of mosquito-borne spread. CDC is still working to fight the virus and its devastating health effects.

CDC Head Quarters

CDC Organization

The CDC is one of the major operating components of the Department of Health and Human Services. View CDC's Official Mission Statements/Organizational Charts to learn more about CDC′s organizational structure.

I Am CDC - Meet the Staff

“I Am CDC” are the stories behind the people who work 24/7 to defend America from health threats. People like Tsega, a CDC Health Scientist who works as part of the Agency’s team who prepares and protect responders to outbreaks in the field.


Steps To Improve Lab Safety

CDC laboratories routinely work with some of the most deadly germs in the world – identifying health threats and conducting vital public health research. CDC constantly develops and reviews extensive laboratory guidelines and procedures to protect both the public and laboratory workers.