Resources

crc card

Implementers reflect on successes, challenges, and share key lessons learned from COVID-19 care resource coordination programs.

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vaccine toolkit

A set of practical tools and guidelines developed with and for public health implementers to promote an equitable vaccine rollout.

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cascade toolkit

A set of integrated public health tools essential for controlling COVID-19 and strengthening our ability to respond to future outbreaks.

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Policies and memo
FeaturedPublic Health Job Corps Memo
Friday, January 22, 2021

An effective public health response to COVID-19 relies on a representative, well-trained and well-managed workforce. We must commit to rapidly and thoughtfully expanding the public health workforce in the United States in response to this pandemic and with an eye toward building stronger public health infrastructure for the future.

Tools and protocols
NewSource Investigation: Exposure in Public Locations (Part C)
Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Download this handout with guidance on how to work with COVID-19 exposures in public or crowded locations.

Tools and protocols
NewSource Investigation: Intro to Source Investigation and Clusters (Part A)
Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Download this training on the basic principles of source investigation and cluster identification in COVID-19 response.

Tools and protocols
NewSource Investigation: Data Queries to Assist in Outbreak Investigation (Part F)
Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Download this resource with examples of data queries that illustrate the many ways in which routinely collected data can be used in outbreak investigation. 

Tools and protocols
NewSource Investigation: Widespread Notification of COVID-19 Exposure (Part D)
Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Review this guidance providing a social media template for widespread exposure notification along with guidance on "DIY contact tracing" for hosts of small gatherings or other events. 

Tools and protocols
NewSource Investigation: Exposure Investigation & Documentation (Part B)
Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Download this handout detailed key questions and documentation to collect when identifying the source of exposure.

Tools and protocols
NewSource Investigation: Case Mapping (Part E)
Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Download this presentation walking through how to create a case map for outbreak investigations.

Technical brief
NewHome-Based Testing Briefing
Monday, October 11, 2021

Widespread testing is critical to a more effective COVID-19 response, as it allows for faster linkages to care, contact tracing, and connections to resources for supported isolation. Testing and rapid access to results must be available to all, regardless of geography, income, or race.

Technical brief
NewTesting Overview
Thursday, October 7, 2021

Widespread testing is critical to a more effective COVID-19 response, as it allows for faster linkages to care, contact tracing, and connections to resources for supported isolation. Testing and rapid access to results must be available to all, regardless of geography, income, or race.

Technical brief
NewK-12 Schools & COVID-19: Research and Guidance for a Comprehensive Response
Thursday, October 7, 2021

There are a wide range of tools and guidelines available for a safe return to schools, and while these resources are helpful, school context matters. This document summarizes a range of guidance and compiles recommendations that schools with varying resources can implement for safe learning and work environments in the current COVID-19 context.