Here at Edwards Abstract and Title Co., we want to make sure that our clients are informed with up-to-date information on COVID-19 in order to benefit the health and safety of our communities. Below, we have compiled verified news sources with current updates and announcements regarding the handling of the coronavirus in our region. Please continue to check back for the most recent information, and consider sharing with your friends and family on social media.
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- Media Statement from CDC Director Rochelle P. Walensky, MD, MPH, on Racism and Healthby [email protected] on April 8, 2021 at 1:23 pm
Today, Rochelle P. Walensky MD, MPH, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and administrator of the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), declared racism a serious public health threat.
- Federal Grantees May Now Use Funds to Purchase Fentanyl Test Stripsby [email protected] on April 7, 2021 at 2:17 pm
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) announced today that federal funding may now be used to purchase rapid fentanyl test strips (FTS) in an effort to help curb the <a href="https://emergency.cdc.gov/han/2020/han00438.asp?ACSTrackingID=USCDC_1026-DM45245&ACSTrackingLabel=December%202020%20Drug%20Overdose%20Updates&deliveryName=USCDC_1026-DM45245">dramatic spike in drug overdose deaths</a> largely driven by the use of strong synthetic opioids, including illicitly manufactured <a href="https://www.cdc.gov/drugoverdose/opioids/fentanyl.html">fentanyl</a>.
- CDC Awards $3 Billion to Expand COVID-19 Vaccine Programsby [email protected] on April 7, 2021 at 1:52 pm
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has awarded funding to support local efforts to increase vaccine uptake by expanding COVID-19 vaccine programs and ensuring greater equity and access to vaccine by those disproportionately affected by SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.
- Nearly 80 percent of teachers, school staff, and childcare workers receive at least one shot of COVID-19 vaccineby [email protected] on April 6, 2021 at 4:57 pm
Nearly 80 percent of Pre-K-12 teachers, school staff, and childcare workers received at least their first shot of COVID-19 vaccine by the end of March, according to the CDC’s latest estimates and survey data.
- CDC Issues Next Phase of the Conditional Sail Order for Cruise Ship Operatorsby [email protected] on April 2, 2021 at 5:48 pm
Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued the next phase of technical guidance under the Framework for Conditional Sailing Order (CSO) requiring cruise lines to establish agreements at ports where they intend to operate, implement routine testing of crew, and develop plans incorporating vaccination strategies to reduce the risk of introduction and spread of COVID-19 by crew and passengers.
- CDC Issues Updated Guidance on Travel for Fully Vaccinated Peopleby [email protected] on April 2, 2021 at 12:02 pm
Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated its travel guidance for fully vaccinated people to reflect the latest evidence and science. Given recent studies evaluating the real-world effects of vaccination, CDC recommends that fully vaccinated people can travel at low risk to themselves. A person is considered fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving the last recommended dose of vaccine.
- CDC Investigation Notice: CDC investigating Salmonella outbreak linked to wild songbirdsby [email protected] on April 1, 2021 at 4:40 pm
A CDC Investigation Notice regarding a multistate outbreak of <em>Salmonella</em> infections has been posted: <a href="https://www.cdc.gov/salmonella/typhimurium-04-21/index.html">https://www.cdc.gov/salmonella/typhimurium-04-21/index.html</a>
- CDC and NIH bring COVID-19 self-testing to residents in two localesby [email protected] on March 31, 2021 at 1:53 pm
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in collaboration with the National Institutes of Health (NIH), has launched an innovative community health initiative called “Say Yes! COVID Test” starting in Pitt County, North Carolina, and coming soon to Chattanooga/Hamilton County, Tennessee.
- CDC Real-World Study Confirms Protective Benefits of mRNA COVID-19 Vaccinesby [email protected] on March 29, 2021 at 9:47 am
A new CDC study provides strong evidence that mRNA COVID-19 vaccines are highly effective in preventing SARS-CoV-2 infections in real-world conditions among health care personnel, first responders, and other essential workers.
- Media Statement from CDC Director Rochelle P. Walensky, MD, MPH, on Extending the Eviction Moratoriumby [email protected] on March 29, 2021 at 9:10 am
CDC works 24/7 saving lives, protecting people from health threats, and saving money to have a more secure nation. A US federal agency, CDC helps make the healthy choice the easy choice by putting science and prevention into action. CDC works to help people live longer, healthier and more productive lives.