Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Page ContentThe AOA strives to provide its members with important and timely information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). General Health Resources Diseases and Conditions Alphabetical listing of diseases and conditions; includes fact sheets, educational materials and additional resources. Emergency Preparedness and Response Information on hazards such as natural disasters, outbreaks, bioterrorism, etc. Visit the Preparedness for All Hazards page to view clinician-specific content and sign up for CDC email updates on emerging health issues. For additional osteopathic resources and information, please see: The AOA's emergency preparedness page, Emergency 411: Are You Prepared? American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians (ACOFP) disaster preparedness information Resources from the American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians (ACOEP) CDC for Health Care Providers Resources for health care providers on topics including emerging infectious diseases and health care-associated infections. Specific Health Topics Antibiotic Use Information on appropriate use, as well as resources for health care providers working in inpatient and outpatient care settings. Health care-Associated Infections (HAIs) Information on HAI prevention, types of infections, and information and tools for protecting health care personnel against HAIs. Immunization and Vaccines Information on when to schedule vaccinations, vaccine shortages and delays, educational materials, and vaccine recommendations, including Vaccine Information Statements (VIS). Influenza Clinical information, vaccination information and additional resources including current CDC influenza communications. Share This Your browser does not support this functionality. Stay Up-To-Date PublicationsAccess CDC publications like Emerging Infectious Diseases Journal, Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, and Preventing Chronic Disease Journal.Vital SignsInformation and calls to action on important and emerging public health issues.Public Health Grand RoundsMonthly webcast on major public health issues. More Resources Tools and ResourcesInformation from the Public Health Image Library, podcasts and online tools.Mobile InformationGet an overview of CDC mobile activities, including applications available for mobile devices and how to sign up for text message alerts.Advisory CommitteesThe CDC's federal advisory committees provide advice and recommendations to policymakers.National Center for Health StatisticsNCHS is the nation’s health statistics agency; it provides statistical data to help guide decisions in public health and health policy. The AOA is a member of the Friends of the National Center for Health Statistics.Firearms ResearchRead CDC research on firearms, including an evidence review conducted by its Task Force on Community Preventive Services.