Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDC cuts the digital fat as part of its website redesign

Carol Crawford, the director for digital media at the CDC, said the website redesign reduced the site’s content by about 65%, making information easier…

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President Joe Biden, joined virtually by Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, speaks about a national security initiative from the East Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

White House’s ‘Justice40’ push backed by agency mapping initiatives

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(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)FILE - In this Dec. 24, 2020, file photo, a COVID-19 vaccination record card is shown at Seton Medical Center in Daly City, Calif. Los Angeles leaders are poised to enact one of the nation's strictest vaccine mandates, a sweeping measure that would require the shots for everyone entering a bar, restaurant, nail salon, gym or even a Lakers game. The City Council on Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2021, is scheduled to consider the proposal and most members have said they support it as a way of preventing further COVID-019 surges. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

Task force eases COVID-19 screening guidance at federal facilities

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How Health and Human Services is helping with the medical emergency in Ukraine

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FILE - A sign requiring masks as a precaution against the spread of the coronavirus is posted on a store front in Philadelphia, on Feb. 16, 2022. The Biden administration will significantly loosen federal mask-wearing guidelines to protect against COVID-19 transmission on Friday, according to two people familiar with the matter. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

New COVID guidance for federal agencies to match CDC recommendations

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force has new guidance for masking and COVID testing for federal agencies.

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Watchdog says key federal health agency is failing on crises

A federal watchdog says the government’s main health agency is failing to meet its responsibilities for leading the national response to public health…

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The American flag flies at half-staff outside the U.S. Capitol before a ceremony for former Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022 in Washington. Reid will lie in state at the U.S. Capitol as colleagues and friends pay tribute to a hardscrabble Democrat who served five terms in the Senate. Reid will be honored Wednesday in the Capitol Rotunda during a ceremony closed to the public under COVID-19 protocols. (Al Drago/Pool via AP)

Congress is back today, and the federal budget is back on the agenda

Members will resume budget talks that started late last week, which is encouraging given that the continuing resolution deadline is just a month away.

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