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)
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