The (CDC) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is a national public health institute in the United States. It is a United States federal bureau, within the Department of Health and Human Services, CDC located in City of Atlanta, State of Georgia.
Its primary goal is to safeguard public safety and health with the control and prevention of illness, injuries, and disability in the US as well as worldwide. The CDC focuses national interest on creating and applying disease control and prevention. It primarily focuses its attention on contagious disease, food borne pathogens, environmental health, work-related safety, health promotion, injury avoidance and academic activities made to enhance the health of American . The CDC furthermore performs study and offers info on non-infectious diseases, such as overweight and diabetic issues, and is a founding member of the International Association of National Public Health Institutes.