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Health Impact in Central America Region

A disease threat anywhere is a disease threat everywhere. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) works 24/7 around the globe to stop health threats at their source. CDC formally established the Central America Regional (CAR) office, based in Guatemala, in 2005. In addition to Guatemala, the regional office also covers Panama, Belize, El […]

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Mosquito Control in Honduras

Vector-borne diseases are major causes of death and illness worldwide. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) works with the Honduras Ministry of Health to strengthen mosquito awareness and monitoring campaigns and their impact on local health. Video Transcript https://www.cdc.gov/globalhealth/video/transcripts/200409_mosquito_control_honduras.pdf Comments on this video are allowed in accordance with our comment policy: http://www.cdc.gov/SocialMedia/Tools/CommentPolicy.html This video […]

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CDC and the UVG

A disease threat anywhere is a disease threat everywhere. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) works 24/7 around the globe to stop health threats at their source. CDC formally established an educational research institute with the Universidad del Valle-Guatemala (UVG) 40 years ago. This partnership continues today and has been at the forefront […]

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Shopping for Food and Other Household Essentials

Protect yourself when shopping during COVID-19 Comments on this video are allowed in accordance with our comment policy: http://www.cdc.gov/SocialMedia/Tools/CommentPolicy.html This video can also be viewed at https://www.cdc.gov/wcms/video/low-res/socialmedia/2020/1437014370grocery.mp4

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CDC Partner Update on COVID-19: Agriculture Workers and Employers – June 15, 2020

Dr. John Brooks, Dr. Jennifer Lincoln, Dr. Megin Nichols, and CAPT Kenneth Dominguez shared updates on COVID-19, including the latest CDC guidance and resources available for agricultural workers and employers. CDC experts also answered questions submitted by the audience on symptom screening, cloth face coverings, and what everyone should know to protect themselves and others. […]

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Social Distancing

Social distancing means putting space between yourself and others. Everyone can help slow the spread of COVID-19. Comments on this video are allowed in accordance with our comment policy: http://www.cdc.gov/SocialMedia/Tools/CommentPolicy.html This video can also be viewed at https://www.cdc.gov/video/socialmedia/social-distancing_lores-2.mp4

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Healthy Pregnancy Tips from CDC [:30]

Taking care of yourself, taking a prenatal vitamin with folic acid, and staying active are a few ways you can prepare for a healthy pregnancy. You should also get vaccinated against whooping cough and the flu during each pregnancy. Vaccines are an important part of every pregnancy because they help protect you and your baby […]

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COVID-19 Prevention Tips in ASL

COVID-19 prevention tips presented in American Sign Language Comments on this video are allowed in accordance with our comment policy: http://www.cdc.gov/SocialMedia/Tools/CommentPolicy.html This video can also be viewed at https://www.cdc.gov/video/socialmedia/315935_COVID19_PreventionTips_ASL_low-res.wmv

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Stakeholder Call for Institutes of Higher Education

This was a stakeholder call that highlighted a CDC document that offers considerations for ways in which institutes of higher education can help protect students and employees and slow the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Comments on this video are allowed in accordance with our comment policy: http://www.cdc.gov/SocialMedia/Tools/CommentPolicy.html This video can also be […]

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CDC COVID-19 Response Promising Practices in Health Equity

Dr. Nafissa Cisse Egbuonye (Public Health Director Black Hawk County Health Department), Dr. Jarvis Chen (Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health), Dr. Thomas LaViest (School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine Dean, Tulane University), and T. Benicio Gonzales, MSW (Louisville Metro Department of Public Health & Wellness […]

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