Press Releases

New CDC Foundation Program Focuses on Creating Partnerships to Address Chronic Conditions Caused by Infections, Including Long COVID

Through the Infection Initiated Chronic Conditions Understanding and Engagement (ICUE) program, the CDC Foundation, in partnership with CDC, will bring together patient advocacy groups and community-based organizations (CBOs) focused on raising awareness and helping people with Long COVID and similar illnesses. These groups will work together to identify common objectives and opportunities to collaborate.

CDC Foundation Supports 53 Community-Based Organizations to Implement and Expand HIV Self-Testing Programs

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one in eight people living with HIV in the United States is undiagnosed, and more than one third of all new HIV infections are transmitted by people who do not know that they have HIV. Community-based organizations will help increase access to HIV self-testing in underserved communities and among those most vulnerable to HIV.