App Review: CDC – (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)


Cost: FREE for smartphones and tablets

It’s easy to feel like you can never be on top of the latest news when it comes to a pandemic. With the official CDC mobile application, you can browse health news and stay up to date on the latest information. You can see media content, learn statistics, see current reports, and learn how to protect yourself, your loved ones, and your community from illness, especially COVID-19. You can have the advantage of knowing symptoms so you can identify possible health threats before they affect you. Learn about workplace safety, emergency preparedness, data, and more. The resources don’t stop there: the app even links you to the CDC’s government website, which can direct users to more extensive resources. The design is newly updated so it is easy to navigate and use. You can even pick and choose content, as the app allows you to customize the home screen and tailor it to your home state. Whether you are a medical professional or a health-aware citizen, you can find information to guide you through this difficult time. It doesn’t have to be scary: be informed, stay informed, and keep safe with the aid of this accessible, free, easy app!


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