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Tag Archives: CDC

Florida Sues The Federal Government Over No-Sail Order

Ron DeSantis

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced on Thursday that the state of Florida filed a lawsuit against the federal government. Florida is looking to get cruise ships back on the waters immediately. “We don’t believe the federal government has the right to mothball a major industry for over a year based …

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Biden Promises Help To Tackle Drug Addiction Crisis

The Biden Administration revealed its first-year plan to address the nation’s addiction crisis, with 7 priorities highlighted and a focus on the inequality of treatment access. In a video message delivered during the 10th annual Drug and Heroin Summit, President Biden noted that fatal opioid overdoses surged last year as …

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The CDC Says Fully Vaccinated People May Travel

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said that fully vaccinated people are at a lower risk of contracting the virus while traveling. The CDC also advises that fully vaccinated individuals be cautious as the number of cases around the world rise. “The science shows us that getting fully vaccinated …

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Arkansas Gov. Hutchinson Lifts COVID-19 Mask Mandate

Republican Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson is lifting the state’s mask mandate despite President Joe Biden’s plea not to relax on safety measures. CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky supported President Biden’s pleas with data. “We made our decision in Arkansas based upon the criteria we set,” the governor said. “This is …

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CDC Has Extended National Eviction Ban Through June 30

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is extending the national eviction ban through June 30. “The COVID-19 pandemic has presented a historic threat to the nation’s public health,” Dr. Rochelle Walensky, CDC Director, said. “Keeping people in their homes and out of crowded or congregate settings — like homeless …

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CDC Director Says ‘Now Is Not The Time To Travel’

The head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday urged Americans to avoid travel while warning of a possible “avoidable surge” in the coronavirus. “Much of the travel, we know, is related to people who are going on spring break,” CDC Director Rochelle Walensky said at a press …

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CDC Will Release New Guidelines For Reopening Schools

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will release new guidelines for reopening schools on Friday. The National Education Association surveyed 3,305 of its members and found 82% have not received the COVID-19 vaccine. According to CNN, CDC’s key strategies for reopening schools include hand washing, masking, social distancing, cleaning …

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