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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is a unit of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services responsible for detecting and tracking existing, new and emerging health threats as well as promoting healthy and safe behaviors, communities and environments. Data for this report are downloaded from the COVID Data Tracker.

CDC, COVID-19 Vaccination Demographics in the United States, National Data

The CDC provides national level data on the demographic characteristics for all people receiving COVID-19 vaccinations in the United States. Data represent all vaccine partners including jurisdictional partner clinics, retail pharmacies, long-term care facilities, dialysis centers, Federal Emergency Management Agency and Health Resources and Services Administration partner sites as well as federal entity facilities. Data for this report were downloaded from the COVID-19 Vaccination Demographics in the United States dataset.

CDC, National Center for Health Statistics, National Vital Statistics System, Vital Statistics Rapid Release Program

The National Vital Statistics System (NVSS) is part of the CDC National Center for Health Statistics and helps collect and disseminate the nation’s official vital statistics. The NVSS works with states on the registration of such vital events as births, deaths, marriages, divorces and fetal deaths.
The Vital Statistics Rapid Release Program provides access to the timeliest vital statistics for public health surveillance through releases of quarterly provisional estimates as well as state and national provisional control counts of births, deaths and infant deaths based on a current flow of vital statistics data from state vital records offices. Data for this report are downloaded from the Mortality Dashboard.

CDC, National Healthcare Safety Network, Long Term Care Facility COVID-19 Module

The National Healthcare Safety Network is part of the CDC and tracks health care-associated infections, providing insights at the facility, state and national levels with the aim of eliminating healthcare-associated infections. The Long Term Care Facility COVID-19 Module is required for any Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)-certified Long Term Care facility and includes nursing homes/skilled nursing, long-term care for the developmentally disabled and assisted living facilities. Facilities can correct data after it has been submitted, so data may fluctuate. Data for this report are downloaded from the CMS Data Warehouse.

U.S. Census Bureau, Household Pulse Survey

The U.S. Census Bureau conducts periodic surveys to provide comprehensive statistics about the nation. Since April of 2020 the Census Bureau’s Household Pulse Survey has measured the social and economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on U.S. households. Data for this report were downloaded using the Household Pulse Survey Interactive Tool.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources & Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, National Survey of Children's Health

The National Survey of Children’s Health is funded and directed by the Health Resources & Services Administration’s Maternal and Child Health Bureau. Survey data — reported by parents and guardians — provide information about children’s health and access to health care. The survey also collects information on family, neighborhood, school and social interactions. Data were obtained via a data request to the bureau.

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