Testing is one of our best tools to prevent the spread of COVID-19, alongside getting vaccinated and boosted. As we approach winter and the holiday season, our newest at-home COVID-19 testing toolkit provides messaging guidance to help the public understand when to test and how to use at-home tests correctly. This toolkit has graphics and
There are early signs that the 2022-23 flu season in the U.S. could be severe. Flu hospitalizations are rising, and they are higher than usual at this time in the season, according to recent CDC data. Flu is one of several respiratory illnesses circulating, including RSV and COVID-19. The best way to prevent the flu
The CDC recommends that children age 6 months and older should get a Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. The decision was made after analyzing substantial data from clinical trials involving thousands of children, confirming the vaccine’s safety and effectiveness for children in this age group. The CDC also recommends boosters for children age 5 and
On October 12, 2022, the CDC updated its recommendations on booster doses. The following communications resources — including topline talking points, answers to tough questions, sample social media posts and graphics — can help you answer questions about updated COVID-19 booster doses and support your local vaccination outreach.
As of last week, Twitter has stopped enforcing its COVID-19 misinformation policy, which allowed users to flag content promoting false or misleading information about COVID-19
A news report stating that vaccinated people make up the majority of COVID-19 deaths is being used by vaccine opponents to try to discredit COVID-19
A video posted on social media features an internal medicine doctor falsely claiming that physicians are not taught about vaccines in medical school. The post