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CDC Announces COVID-19 Omicron Variant Advisory

Yesterday, December 1st, 2021, the CDC's Health Alert Network (HAN) released a health advisory pertaining to the newly identified COVID-19 Omicron variant. The release details some of the current information about the Omicron variant's origins, locations of confirmed cases, transmission, and symptoms.


The announcement further details recommendations for:

  • Public Health Departments and Public Health Jurisdictions (case identification and reporting)

  • Laboratories (surviellence)

  • Healthcare Providers (clinical diagnosis and treatment)

  • Public (mitigation and vaccination)

CDC's HAN Advisory Link: https://emergency.cdc.gov/han/2021/han00459.asp?ACSTrackingID=USCDC_511-DM71221&ACSTrackingLabel=HAN%20459%20-%20General%20Public&deliveryName=USCDC_511-DM71221


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