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CDC Resources: Infection

SCCM’s COVID-19 Rapid Resource Center now links to pertinent content from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). These resources are categorized as Infection.  ​
 

Scientific Brief: Community Use of Cloth Masks to Control the Spread of SARS-CoV-2
Information regarding the community use of cloth masks to control the spread of SARS-CoV-2.

Toolkit for Healthcare Providers
Guidance and tools to help clinicians make decisions, protect patients and employees, and communicate with their communities.

Interim Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations for Healthcare Personnel During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic
This guidance has been updated based on currently available information about COVID-19 and the current situation in the United States. 

SARS-CoV-2 Reinfection Criteria
The CDC has released new web content that outlines criteria on COVID-19 cases that should be assessed for suspected reinfection with SARS-CoV-2. The criteria outlines standards that laboratory tests should meet when evaluating specimens for reinfection. CDC also issued a protocol intended to provide state and local health departments with a standardized framework and toolkit for investigating suspected cases of SARS-CoV-2 reinfection.

Strategies for Optimizing the Supply of Facemasks
Information regarding strategies for optimizing the supply of facemasks.

Late Sequelae of COVID-19
Information on late sequelae of COVID-19. 

COVID-19 Science Updates
To help inform CDC’s COVID-19 Response, as well as to help CDC staff stay up to date on the latest COVID-19 research, the Response’s Office of the Chief Medical Officer has collaborated with the CDC Office of Library Science to create a series called COVID-19 Science Update.

COVID-19 Science Updates (Edition 70)
To help inform CDC’s COVID-19 Response, as well as to help CDC staff stay up to date on the latest COVID-19 research, the Response’s Office of the Chief Medical Officer has collaborated with the CDC Office of Library Science to create a series called COVID-19 Science Update.

COVID-19 Webinar & Partner Calls Videos
This is a link to the CDC COVID-19 external resource to COVID-19 webinars and partner calls.

New Variant Strain
This is a link to the CDC COVID-19 external resource regarding implications of the emerging SARS-CoV-2 Variant VUI 202012/01.

Summary for Healthcare Facilities: Strategies for Optimizing the Supply of PPE during Shortages
This is a link to the CDC COVID-19 external resource regarding strategies for optimizing the supply of PPE during shortages.

COVID Data Tracker 
This is a link to the CDC COVID-19 external resource where users can monitor the latest data for any county’s hospital admissions and occupied hospital and ICU beds in the COVID Data Tracker. Users can also search county data to find the latest hospital data, cases, deaths, and more.

Project Firstline Resources
This is a link to the CDC COVID-19 external resource. The Project Firstline website just expanded and it’s now easier than ever to stay up to date on the latest information from CDC’s infection control training collaborative. 


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Categories: Infection, Disaster,
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