CDC: Agency and Mission

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The CDC's current Director is ______ who assumed office on July 10, 2023

Mandy Cohen

The ______ (CDC) is the national public health agency of the United States

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The CDC focuses national attention on developing and applying disease control and prevention. It especially focuses its attention on ______, and educational activities designed to improve the health of United States citizens

infectious disease, food borne pathogens, environmental health, occupational safety and health, health promotion, injury prevention

The agency's main goal is the ______ through the control and prevention of disease, injury, and disability in the US and worldwide

protection of public health and safety

The ______ was founded July 1, 1946, as the successor to the World War II Malaria Control in War Areas program of the Office of National Defense Malaria Control Activities

Communicable Disease Center

Test your knowledge about the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the national public health agency of the United States, and its mission of protecting public health and safety through disease control and prevention.

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