Tips to prevent histoplasmosis in the workplace

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Histoplasmosis in the Workplace

People who work in certain jobs are at risk for histoplasmosis. Histoplasmosis is an infection caused by Histoplasma, a fungus that lives in the soil. Take steps to prevent histoplasmosis in the workplace.

Disease of the Week

Recreational water illnesses are diseases that people can get from the water they swim and play in—like pools, hot tubs, water playgrounds, oceans, lakes, and rivers—if the water is contaminated with germs.

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This 1963 image, depicted two staff members performing duties inside the utility section suite within the United States Public Health Service (USPHS), Venereal Disease Research Laboratory (VDRL).

COVID-19 in the U.S.

Know Your COVID-19 Community Level

COVID-19 Community Levels are a new tool to help communities decide what prevention steps to take based on the latest data. Levels can be low, medium, or high and are determined by looking at hospital beds being used, hospital admissions, and the total number of new COVID-19 cases in an area. 

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