EXPLORE HOW CDC PROTECTS BUSINESS, FROM CHRONIC HEALTH THREATS TO MAJOR EMERGENCIES
Welcome to Business Pulse, a feature that offers businesses useful resources from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Explore benefits associated with CDC’s work to protect Americans—including businesses and their workforces—from chronic threats that impact health and productivity to major health emergencies. Produced by the CDC Foundation, Business Pulse focuses on a different topic each quarter.
Workplace Safety and Health
Explore how CDC helps employers protect America’s changing workforce from work-related injury and illness while addressing emerging safety and health challenges, including shifting employment relationships, workplace stress disorders, an aging workforce and chronic diseases.
| Food Safety
Estimated to cost more than $15.5 billion annually, foodborne diseases are a common and costly public health problem. Learn how CDC fights foodborne diseases to protect American consumers and businesses and helps employers make food safety a part of company culture.
| Heart Health
Heart disease and stroke cost America nearly $1 billion a day in medical costs and lost productivity. Explore CDC’s work to protect Americans' heart health, a strategy that can boost employers’ profitability and workers' well-being.
| Healthy Workforce
Work-related injuries, sick employees, chronic diseases and an aging workforce are challenges U.S. businesses of all sizes face. Learn how CDC is helping employers maximize worker health and safety while improving profitability and productivity.
| Flu Prevention
Influenza causes thousands of deaths and billions of dollars in lost productivity each year in the United States. Learn from CDC how your business can help keep its employees healthy this flu season.
| Travelers' Health
Travel is a cost of doing business in today’s globally connected economy. Learn how CDC’s Travelers’ Health resources work to protect international business travelers—and the bottom line—from various health risks.
| Global Health Security
New infectious diseases are emerging. And in our globalized world, microbes can travel across the globe in a matter of hours, causing potentially fatal illness and bringing business to a halt. Find out how CDC is advancing the world’s ability to prevent, detect and quickly respond to threats.
| Safe Healthcare
The growing problems of healthcare-associated infections and antibiotic resistance cause tens of thousands of deaths and add billions to our nation’s healthcare costs, much of which is preventable. Learn how CDC is both working with the healthcare industry to solve these problems and educating the public about how to prevent them.
| Business Continuity
Resources about CDC’s work to help protect business from everyday health threats and major health emergencies and tips to preserve continuity of operations and protect business before a crisis strikes.
Learn more about CDC’s 24/7 work to advance the nation’s health security and a healthy economy.