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Summary of Guidance for Public Health Strategies to Address High Levels of Community Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 and Related Deaths, December 2020

Description
Identifies a set of evidence-based public health strategies to protect healthcare, essential businesses, and schools during a phase of high-level COVID-19 transmission. Explains strategies for communities and individuals addressing face mask use, physical distancing, avoiding nonessential indoor spaces, increasing testing, prompt quarantine of exposed persons, safeguarding those at increased risk, protecting essential workers, postponing travel, enhancing ventilation and hand hygiene, and achieving widespread COVID-19 vaccination coverage.
Author(s)
Margaret A. Honein, Athalia Christie, Dale A. Rose, et al.
Citation
MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report), 69(49), 1860-1867
Date
12/2020
Type
Document
Organization
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Tagged as
Infectious diseases · Public health · Vaccination · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention