Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is the national public health agency of the United States. It is a United States federal agency under the Department of Health... Wikipedia

  • Formed:  July 1, 1946
  • Preceding agencies:  Office of National Defense Malaria Control Activities (1942), Office of Malaria Control in War Areas (1942–46), Communicable Disease Center (1946–67), National Communicable Disease Center (1967–70), Center for Disease Control (1970–80), Centers for Disease Control (1980–92)
  • Jurisdiction:  Federal government of the United States
  • Headquarters:  Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
  • Employees:  10,899 (2015)
  • Annual budget:  US$11.1 billion (FY18)
  • executives:  Mandy Cohen, Director, Nirav D. Shah, Principal Deputy Director
  • Parent agency:  United States Department of Health and Human Services
  • Data source:  DuckDuckGo