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New CDC technical report summarizes data gathered during #monkeypox response & projects how outbreak may continue to evolve, including info on demographic data on monkeypox cases reported to CDC through 9/23/22, & time-related trends in monkeypox cases. bit.ly/3yd9Y82
If you or your partner has #monkeypox, the best way to protect yourself and others is to avoid skin-to-skin contact, which includes sex, kissing, or touching each other’s bodies when sick. Learn how else to lower to risk during sex: bit.ly/3wRoT7n.
It’s National Protect Your Hearing Month! Using foam earplugs is an easy way to help prevent #HearingLoss when you’re around loud noises. Learn more about how you can protect your hearing: bit.ly/2zv57RV. #NPYHM
Handwashing with soap and water is one of the best ways to protect yourself, your friends, and family from getting sick. Learn when it is most important to wash your hands and how to do it to stay healthy: bit.ly/3PF5Eoh.
If #Ian caused power outages in your area & you are relying on a generator for power right now, stay safe! ⚠️ NEVER use generators indoors — they release carbon monoxide. ⚠️ Keep them at least 20 feet from your home when in use. ready.gov/generators
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⚠️ Carbon monoxide poisoning is deadly but preventable. It's important to recognize the symptoms before you start using a generator if you are without power. ⏬ ⏬ ⏬ More safety tips: fema.gov/fact-sheet/use…
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We offer info & help in your language if you're recovering from a disaster. ☎️ FEMA Helpline: 800-621-3362 1️⃣ Press "1" for English 2️⃣ Press "2" for Spanish 3️⃣ Press "3" for other languages ✅ Relay services are supported. fema.gov/assistance/lan…
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CDC recently expanded eligibility for monkeypox vaccination. If you’re eligible for a monkeypox vaccine, make an appointment to get vaccinated, and make sure to receive both doses of the vaccine. Learn more: bit.ly/3E5ycoz.
While these data suggest one dose can provide some protection, it’s important to get both doses for best protection. bit.ly/mm7140e3.
New @CDCMMWR shows among people eligible for #monkeypox vaccination, those who were not vaccinated had 14 times the rate of infection compared to those who were: bit.ly/mm7140e3.
New info from CDC Health Alert Network: #HCPs, see clinical guidance for carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning if seeing patients from areas affected by Hurricanes Fiona or Ian. Read full alert: bit.ly/3Eaf9cT
Don’t leave dinner on your doorstep. Arrange for your meal kit to be delivered when someone is home, so it can be immediately refrigerated. Do not eat perishable food that arrives over 40°F. Find more tips on meal kit safety: bit.ly/3xPtHe2.
Manage your diabetes during an emergency by monitoring blood sugar, taking medications, and following your treatment plan. bit.ly/ChronicDisaste… #PrepourHealth
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Discard items that cannot be disinfected following a #flood (mattresses, carpeting, and most paper products). bit.ly/2JHYkLI #Ian
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Here’s important info on safe clean up, chemical hazards, and more when returning home after a #flood: bit.ly/34Oukor #Ian
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Have you lost power? Unopened, full freezers will keep food safe for 48 hours during power outage; 24 hours if half-full. Learn more food safety tips for power outages: bit.ly/3tvY8T0 #HurricaneIan
During a disaster, it’s critical to avoid spreading false information. We launched a "Common Disaster-Related Rumors" page to help protect survivors of #Ian & ensure you have correct information to help with recovery. ➡️ fema.gov/disaster/recov…
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Feeling anxious, isolated, overwhelmed & other distress is common before, during, after disasters. The national @distressline 1-800-985-5990 offers 24/7 emotional support including in Spanish, ASL, & other multilingual options. Learn more @ bit.ly/2VSc4sb #Ian #Florida
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If you're taking #HIV medication, ask your health care provider if you can get a 30-day (or longer) emergency prescription refill to avoid interruptions in your treatment. Find more emergency preparedness resources here. twitter.com/HIVGov/status/…
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Be aware of yours and others’ risk for heat stroke, heat exhaustion, heat cramps and fainting. If it’s hot, move to a cooler place, take sips of clean water, and take cool showers if authorities say the water is safe for bathing. For more tips, visit bit.ly/2SBrtgj
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Prevent #COpoisoning. If the power is out, DON’T run a generator or any gas-powered engine inside! Use generators outside in a dry area, at least 20 feet away from any window, door, or vent. bit.ly/2pobEI0 #PrepYourHealth #Ian
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Are you in an area affected by flooding? The initial damage caused by a flood is not the only risk. Floodwaters can contain objects, chemicals, sewage, and bacteria. Learn more about staying safe: bit.ly/3kq3UkV. #Ian
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Have you lost power? When in doubt, throw it out. Throw away perishable refrigerated food like meat, seafood, milk, and eggs if the power is out for more than 4 hours. Food will stay safe in refrigerator up to 4 hours if the door stays closed. Learn more: bit.ly/3tvY8T0
LISTERIA OUTBREAK: Do not eat recalled brie or camembert cheeses. These cheeses are sold under many brand names at stores nationwide in the US and Mexico. For a full list of recalled cheeses, see bit.ly/3BX8nVc
Do you know what you can do to help children cope with a natural disaster? Visit our website and follow the tips to reduce stress caused by natural disasters. Learn more at bit.ly/3S7nDoT
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Know the symptoms for heat exhaustion and heat stroke and what to do: bit.ly/2sklxsi
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Staying at a disaster shelter for #HurricaneIan? Tell shelter staff immediately if you feel sick when you arrive at the shelter or start to feel sick while sheltering. Learn more: bit.ly/2TrY1XO #Ian
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Stay safe during disaster clean up. Wear sturdy shoes or boots, long sleeves, and gloves when handling or walking on or near debris. Find more ways to protect yourself: bit.ly/2khYIEQ #PrepYourHealth #Ian
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Watch out for fallen power lines that may be hanging overhead. Never touch a downed power line or anything touching one. Learn more on how to protect yourself from electrical hazards after a disaster. bit.ly/3ItdAH3 #Ian
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The updated #COVID19 booster helps protect against severe illness from newer variants and restores protection against the original strain. Learn more: bit.ly/3u3wsHF
Most of us would take action if we knew someone close to us was thinking about #suicide. But many of us don't know what to do. Check out this hand-drawn explainer video for 5 steps you can take to #BeThe1To help save a life. bit.ly/3kp49g7 #SPM22
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As of Sept. 22, nearly 23% of US population is in a location w/ a medium or high #COVID19 Community Level. If you live in a medium/high Community Level, consider taking steps to protect yourself & others, like masking. Find your COVID-19 Community Level: bit.ly/36RiqiR
CDC recently expanded eligibility for monkeypox vaccination. If you’re eligible for a monkeypox vaccine, make an appointment to get vaccinated, and make sure to receive both doses of the vaccine. Learn more: bit.ly/3E5ycoz
While these data suggest one dose can provide some protection, it’s important to get both doses for best protection. bit.ly/mm7140e3
New @CDCMMWR shows among people eligible for monkeypox vaccination, those who were not vaccinated had 14 times the rate of infection compared to those who were: bit.ly/mm7140e3
New @CDCMMWR: Evaluation of #monkeypox transmission among residents in jail finds no known new infections among residents who spent up to 7 days w/ resident w/ monkeypox symptoms. Knowledge about symptoms, transmission & exposure risks varied but was low: bit.ly/mm7140e2
For more information on these data, read the @CDCMMWR released today: bit.ly/mm7140e3.
The 2022 @NFIDvaccines #Influenza/Pneumococcal Disease News Conference is scheduled for 10/4/22 at 9-10 AM ET. @CDCDirector Rochelle P. Walensky, MD, MPH and other leading health experts will discuss how to best #FightFlu and #PreventPneumo. Register: bit.ly/3xoZSk1
New data from #GlobalAdultTobaccoSurvey in #Indonesia shows an increase in prevalence of adult e-cigarette use from 2011 to 2021. Learn more about this worrisome trend: bit.ly/3na6WeY #Smoking #Prevention #GlobalHealth
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After #HurricaneIan, stay out of floodwater. Floodwater can contain many things that can make you sick including germs, dangerous chemicals, human and animal poop, or dead animals. bit.ly/311n85A
Monkeypox can spread through close, sustained physical contact. Places where intimate & often anonymous sexual contact occurs, may have a higher likelihood of spreading #monkeypox. Learn how to make informed choices in places where monkeypox could spread: bit.ly/3wRoT7n
#HurricaneIan Update: Individual assistance is now available for eligible Floridians. 3 ways for survivors to apply: ☎️ 1-800-621-3362 💻DisasterAssistance.govv 📱 FEMA Appready.gov/fema-app9x More infofema.gov/disaster/46732T 1/1r
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Have you lost power? Unopened, full freezers will keep food safe for 48 hours during power outage; 24 hours if half-full. Learn more food safety tips for power outages: bit.ly/3tvY8T0 #HurricaneIan
Prepare for an emergency by storing a supply of water that will meet your family’s needs. Store at least a 3-day supply of 1 gallon of water per day for each person and pet. bit.ly/2Drjs6E #HurricaneIan
If you are staying at a disaster shelter for #HurricaneIan, follow shelter policies and procedures. Those help keep everyone in the shelter safe, especially people at higher risk for illness. Learn more: bit.ly/2TrY1XO
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Prevent #COpoisoning. Always run gas-powered generators outside in a dry area, at least 20 feet away from any window, door, or vent. bit.ly/2pobEI0 #PrepYourHealth #Ian
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Floodwater can pose a drowning risk for everyone, regardless of their ability to swim. • Always follow warnings about flooded roads. • If you have to be in or near floodwater, wear a life jacket—especially if the water is rising. #PrepYourHealth: bit.ly/2TuooOc #Ian
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Never drive through flooded areas. As little as six inches of water can cause you to lose control of your car. Turn around, don’t drown! bit.ly/3t2ImPv #PrepYourHealth #Ian
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CDC investigates outbreak: Find out how to stay healthy around your backyard flock. For more info, go to bit.ly/3xyZvEc
New from CDC Health Alert Network (HAN): #HCPs, be aware of risk factors for severe manifestations of #monkeypox & conduct testing for HIV & other STIs in cases of confirmed or suspected monkeypox. Read full alert: bit.ly/3LROx22
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