Recent CDC COVID-19 Guidance Updates/Information

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP 
Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare

Updated waste management was provided by CDC on December 13, 2021 on the Guidance for SARS-CoV-2 Point-of-Care and Rapid Testing website.

The Omicron Variant: What You Need to Know website was updated December 13, 2021.

COVID-19 Vaccines for People with Underlying Medical Conditions was updated December 14, 2021.

Staffing Resources and Guidance was also updated December 14, 2021. As of this date, there are a total of 547 CDC staff currently working in state, tribal, local and territorial health agencies as reflected on this map (the number of such staff can change daily):