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Information for Clinicians on Therapeutic Options for COVID-19 Patients

There are no US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved drugs specifically for the treatment of patients with COVID-19. At present clinical management includes infection prevention and control mea

Taking Advantage of the 15-Day Pause to Slow the Spread of COVID-19

Steps every sector can take during the 15-day pause to plan as One Community

Cases & Latest Updates

CDC is aggressively responding to the global outbreak of COVID-19 and preparing for the potential of community spread in the United States.

Disinfecting Your Facility if Someone is Sick

Steps to disinfect your facility if someone is sick.

Healthcare Professionals: Frequently Asked Questions and Answers

FAQ for Healthcare Professionals

Caring for someone at home

Most people who get sick with COVID-19 will have only mild illness and should recover at home. Care at home can help stop the spread of COVID-19 and help protect people who are at risk for getting ser

Prepare to Care for COVID-19: Get Your Practice Ready

CDC's Prepare to Care for COVID-19 is a resource with practical tools clinicians can use to care for patients with COVID-19, and will be regularly updated to help clinicians adapt as the outbreak unfo

COVID-19 in a Long-Term Care Facility - King County, Washington, February 27-March 9, 2020

Introduction of COVID-19 into a long-term residential care facility in Washington resulted in cases among 81 residents, 34 staff members, and 14 visitors; 23 persons died. Limitations in effective inf

Severe Outcomes Among Patients with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) - United States, February 12-March 16, 2020

This first preliminary description of outcomes among patients with COVID-19 in the United States indicates that fatality was highest in persons aged ≥85, ranging from 10% to 27%, followed by 3% to 1

People with Asthma and COVID-19

COVID-19 can affect your respiratory tract (nose, throat, lungs), cause an asthma attack, and possibly lead to pneumonia and acute respiratory disease.

Strategies for Optimizing the Supply of Facemasks

Purpose: This document offers a series of strategies or options to optimize supplies of facemasks in healthcare settings when there is limited supply. It does not address other aspects of pandemic pla

Strategies for Optimizing the Supply of Eye Protection

Purpose: This document offers a series of strategies or options to optimize supplies of eye protection in healthcare settings when there is limited supply. It does not address other aspects of pandemi