CDC: 7 Massachusetts Counties Now High Risk For COVID TransmissionBarnstable, Berkshire, Franklin, Middlesex, Norfolk, Suffolk, and Worcester counties are in the high-risk category
Some CDC Panel Members Believe People Under 50 Should Wait For New COVID BoostersWhile the CDC has authorized a second booster for people 50 and older, some members of a CDC advisory panel say people under 50 should wait for the next generation of shots.
3 Massachusetts Counties Now At Medium Risk For COVID-19 Transmission, CDC SaysSuffolk, Middlesex, and Berkshire counties are now at medium risk for COVID-19 transmission, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
CDC Extends Travel Mask Requirement To May 3The Biden administration announced Wednesday that it is extending the nationwide mask requirement for public transit for 15 days as it monitors an uptick in COVID-19 cases.
CDC Study Finds Pfizer COVID Vaccine Protected Kids During Omicron Surge From HospitalizationA CDC study found that two doses of Pfizer vaccine was still very effective at keeping young kids and teens out of the ER, urgent care centers, and hospitals.
CDC: Many Healthy Americans Can Take A Break From MasksU.S. officials say most Americans live in places where healthy people can safely take a break from wearing masks.
Developmental Milestones For Infants To Young Kids Updated For First Time In YearsThe CDC and the American Academy of Pediatrics have revised developmental milestones for young kids to make it easier for families to identify areas of concern.
CDC Updates Mask Guidance, Says N95s And KN95s Offer 'Highest Protection' While Cloth Masks Provide 'Least Protection'The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its mask information for the American public on Friday, including clarifying that certain types of masks and respirators offer more protection.
Report: CDC Considering Whether To Recommend People Wear N95 MasksThe CDC is reportedly considering whether to recommend everyone wear N95 or KN95 masks to better protect against the omicron variant of COVID.
Dr. Mallika Marshall Answers Your Questions About CDC's New Isolation GuidelinesThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has updated their COVID-19 isolation guidelines after criticism over the new shorter policy.
CDC Recommends COVID-19 Vaccine Booster For Teens Ages 16-17CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky said the agency is "strengthening its booster recommendations and encouraging everyone 16 and older to receive a booster shot."
Amid Concerns Over Omicron COVID Variant, CDC Says All Vaccinated Adults Should Get Booster ShotsPreviously, the CDC said people should get a booster if they are 50 and older, or 18 and older and living in long term care.
Onions Linked To Salmonella Outbreak In 37 States, Including Massachusetts, CDC SaysThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a warning about a salmonella outbreak linked to onions.
CDC Holiday Recommendations: The Safest Way To Celebrate Is To Be Vaccinated Against COVIDThe CDC says there are several ways to enjoy traditions with family while protecting one another.
3 Massachusetts Counties Improve To 'Substantial' On CDC COVID Risk MapThree of the 14 counties in Massachusetts have moved out of the high risk category for COVID-19, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.