Maryland Adopts CDC's 3 Feet Physical Distancing Guidelines For K-12 SchoolsMaryland is lowering its physical distancing guidelines in classrooms from six feet apart to three feet apart.
'Concerning' U.K. COVID Variant Spreads More Easily, Affecting Younger Population, Maryland Officials SayAs Maryland continues to vaccinate people against the coronavirus, officials continue to monitor COVID variants in the state.
Fully Vaccinated People Can Visit Unvaccinated Family And Friends, But One Household At A Time, CDC Official SaysFully vaccinated people should feel free to visit their unvaccinated family and friends without restrictions, but visits should be limited to one unvaccinated household at a time, CDC officials say.
Updated CDC Guidance Says 3 Feet Of Physical Distancing Is Safe In SchoolsThe US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday is updating its physical distancing guidelines for children in schools from 6 feet to 3 feet.
Mask Mandates, Restaurant Restrictions Tied To Fewer Covid-19 Illnesses And Deaths, CDC Study SaysIn counties where states require masks, Covid-19 case and death rates slow down -- but in counties where states allow on-site restaurant dining, illness and death rates appear to speed up.
Former CDC Director Robert Redfield To Serve As Senior Public Health Adviser In Maryland's Fight Against COVID-19Former U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention director Dr. Robert Redfield is joining Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan's team of advisors tasked with helping guide the state through the COVID-19 pandemic.
CDC Shares Distribution, Messaging Advice On Johnson & Johnson's New COVID-19 VaccineThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday updated state and local partners on distribution plans for Johnson & Johnson's new COVID-19 vaccine which is expected to be made available for ordering on Sunday, CBS News reports.
Lowering COVID-19 Cases Is The Best Thing US Can Do To Improve Chances Vaccines Will Keep Working, Expert SaysLowering Covid-19 cases across the US isn't only critical to helping prevent another surge fueled by variants -- it also makes vaccines more likely to continue working effectively against mutations, one expert says.
CDC Issues Warning About Cheeses Such As Queso Fresco Due To ListeriaThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a multi-state listeria outbreak linked to fresh and soft cheeses such as queso fresco, queso blanco and queso panela.
CDC Releases New School Reopening GuidelinesFederal guidance released Friday afternoon by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lays out a blueprint on getting kids back in the classroom.
Double-Masking Offers More Protection Against COVID-19, CDC SaysNew guidelines this week from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirm double-masking -- wearing two face coverings -- is much safer.
Fully Vaccinated People Can Skip COVID Quarantines, CDC SaysThat doesn't mean they should stop taking precautions, the CDC noted in updated guidance. It's just not necessary for them to quarantine.
COVID-19 Numbers Are Improving, But Infections Could Grow Exponentially With Super Bowl Gatherings, Health Experts SayCovid-19 cases and hospitalizations are getting better across much of the United States. But that progress could quickly reverse if fans celebrate with people who don't live with them, according to health experts.
Animals Unlikely To Spread COVID-19 To Humans, But Precautions Can Help Keep People, Their Pets Safe, CDC SaysThere's no evidence that animals are playing a significant role in the spread of coronavirus to humans, but precautions can help keep people and their pets safe, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials said Monday.
Use Noisemakers, Consider An Outdoor Projector: CDC Urges Safe, Physically-Distant Super Bowl Watch PartiesExperts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say the safest way to watch the Super Bowl is at home with the people you live with, but they still had a few tips for attending a watch party or even going to the game.