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Today is your last chance to visit the Atlanta Science Festival Exploration Expo. Check out CDC’s cool interactive exhibit from 11 AM to 4 PM at Centennial Olympic Park. Stop by CDC’s Exhibit at E-613 in the Encounter Zone to see what it’s like to be a disease detective. Try on a hazmat suit and learn how to prevent the spread of germs. Learn more about the Exploration Expo at [ Bit.ly Link ].
CDC
03/24/2017 at 21:00. Facebook
Did you know that tuberculosis (TB), a preventable and treatable disease, is the world’s top infectious disease killer? Today is World TB Day – a day when organizations unite to end TB. Learn what CDC is doing to end TB. [ Bit.ly Link ]
CDC
03/24/2017 at 17:00. Facebook
Teachers: Do you know a high-school junior or senior interested in public health? CDC Museum Disease Detective Camp is accepting applications now through April 1, 2017. This hands-on experience immerses students in a mock outbreak as they work together as disease detectives. Learn more: [ Bit.ly Link ].
CDC
03/24/2017 at 16:00. Facebook
Ready for the weekend? Bring your family and friends to CDC’s interactive exhibit at the Atlanta Science Festival Exploration Expo Saturday, March 25 from 11 AM to 4 PM at Centennial Olympic Park. The Expo features hands-on activities and performances that celebrate the excitement of science and technology. Visit CDC at Exhibit E-613 in the Encounter Zone. Check out all Expo events and...
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03/24/2017 at 15:00. Facebook
Each year on March 24, World TB Day is recognized to mark Dr. Robert Koch’s announcement in 1882 of discovering Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the bacillus that causes tuberculosis (TB). CDC joins our global partners in supporting this year’s theme, “Unite to End TB.” Learn more: [ Bit.ly Link ].
CDC
03/23/2017 at 23:00. Facebook
Can you guess sodium’s favorite hiding spot? HINT: It’s not the salt shaker! Learn more about sodium and ways to find lower sodium options for your meals. bit.ly/2nBne3p

Watch Out for Salt

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CDC
03/23/2017 at 22:00. Facebook
Clinicians: March 24 is World Tuberculosis Day. Complete the “Interactive Core Curriculum on Tuberculosis” to learn about effective diagnosis and treatment of latent TB infection and TB disease. Earn free CE. [ Bit.ly Link ]
CDC
03/23/2017 at 21:00. Facebook
Fruits and vegetables are an important part of a healthy diet, but it’s important to handle them safely to avoid getting sick from germs. go.usa.gov/xXx8n

Fruit and Vegetable Safety

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CDC
03/23/2017 at 16:00. Facebook
Is your child’s play space safe? Any purses, bags, or suitcases with medicines in them belong up and away, out of sight and reach. Learn more at UpandAway.org.
CDC
03/22/2017 at 23:00. Facebook
Planning a spring break trip? Travelers to destinations with Zika are at risk. See CDC’s travel notices for important information: [ Go.usa.gov Link ]
CDC
03/22/2017 at 20:32. Facebook
7 more sick people reported in ongoing E. coli outbreak linked to recalled I.M. Healthy brand SoyNut Butter. Please SHARE this post with family and friends who have kids with nut allergies. Urge them not to eat or serve the recalled products. [ Bit.ly Link ]
CDC
03/22/2017 at 17:00. Facebook
We all depend on water for our daily lives, but 1 in 10 people worldwide still don’t have access to safe water. On World Water Day, learn more about how to keep our water supply safe and available for future generations. go.usa.gov/xXCpN
CDC
03/22/2017 at 16:00. Facebook
Pink, itchy eyes? Pink eye is common and spreads easily. It sometimes needs medical treatment, depending on the cause. To help prevent it from spreading, avoid touching or rubbing your eyes, and wash your hands often. [ Bit.ly Link ]

Pink, itchy eyes?

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CDC
03/21/2017 at 23:00. Facebook
Stay safe and healthy if your area has been affected by flooding. Click the link for important information on safe clean up, chemical hazards, carbon monoxide poisoning prevention, and more: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Flood Safety Tips

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CDC
03/21/2017 at 21:00. Facebook
For 30 years, CDC staff photographer Jim Gathany produced artistic compositions of mosquitoes, lice, ticks, and other disease vectors that are both scientific documents and works of art. [ Bit.ly Link ]

A Lens on CDC: Jim Gathany

For 30 years CDC staff photographer Jim Gathany has produced artistic compositions of mosquitos, lice, ticks, and other disease vectors that are both scienti...

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CDC
03/21/2017 at 17:00. Facebook
Although all people with Down syndrome may share similar characteristics, each individual is unique and has different abilities. To learn what it’s like to live with this condition, read these stories from people living with Down syndrome. [ Bit.ly Link ]
CDC
03/21/2017 at 16:00. Facebook
Live Webcast: CDC Public Health Grand Rounds starts at 1:00 PM ET today. Our panel of experts will discuss emerging tickborne diseases, treatment options, prevention strategies, and advances in diagnosing tickborne diseases. [ Bit.ly Link ]
CDC
03/20/2017 at 22:00. Facebook
Down syndrome is a lifelong genetic condition that can affect babies all over the world. One mother, Stacy, reflects on the birth of her son, Caleb, who has Down syndrome: “Each time I looked at my baby boy, all I could see was a marvelous creation. He was not like any other baby—he was uniquely himself and he was altogether mine…” Read more of Stacy and Caleb’s story: [ Bit.ly Link ].
CDC
03/20/2017 at 21:00. Facebook
Visit the David J. Sencer CDC Museum on March 20-23, 2017 during the Atlanta Science Festival for a fun and interactive tour of "A Lens on CDC: Photographs of Jim Gathany," featuring photographs documenting insects, parasites and other vectors. For the past 30 years, Jim Gathany has been documenting CDC's scientific achievements, its significant events, its facilities, and its history. His...
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03/20/2017 at 17:00. Facebook
Don’t let playtime in the living room lead to a trip to the emergency room. Keep your little ones safe by storing all medicines up and away and out of sight—including those you may keep in your purse. Learn how at UpandAway.org.