Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity (COCA)
COCA prepares clinicians to respond to emerging health threats and public health emergencies by communicating relevant, timely information related to disease outbreaks, disasters, terrorism events, and other health alerts.
Learn more about COCA
- COCA Call: January 28, 2020 – 2019-2020 Influenza Season Update and Recommendations for Clinicians
- COCA Now: December 20, 2019 – Updates: Characteristics of Patients Experiencing Rehospitalization or Death after Hospital Discharge in a National Outbreak of E-cigarette, or Vaping, Product Use–Associated Lung Injury (EVALI); and Interim Guidance for Health Care Professionals Caring for Patients with Suspected EVALI and Reducing the Risk for Rehospitalization and Death Following Hospital Discharge — United States, 2019
- COCA Call: December 19, 2019 – Update on Ebola Diagnostics at the State and Federal Levels in the United States
- COCA Call: December 10, 2019 – Updated Guidance for Using Intravenous Artesunate to Treat Severe Malaria in the United States
- COCA Call: November 21, 2019 – Update: Interim Guidance for Health Care Providers regarding the Management Approach of Patients with Suspected E-cigarette, or Vaping, Product Use-Associated Lung Injury (EVALI)
- COCA Learn: November 20
- COCA Now: November 5 – Update: Resources for National Outbreak of E-cigarette, or Vaping, Product Use-Associated Lung Injuries
- COCA Learn: October 23
- COCA Digest: October 16, 2019 – Interim Guidance for Health Care Providers Evaluating and Caring for Patients with Suspected E-cigarette, or Vaping, Product Use Associated Lung Injury
Learn about emergency preparedness and response activities and current public health threats.
Earn free CME, CNE, CPH, ACPE, CEU, CECH, and AAVSB/RACE continuing education.
Get new & updated guidance on natural disasters, infectious diseases, and other public health hazards.
Find information on upcoming training and conference opportunities from federal agencies or COCA Partners.
Find emergency preparedness and response training resources created specifically for clinicians.
Get emails about upcoming COCA Calls, training resources, and other public health updates.
COCA partners with national medical and public health organizations to ensure that clinicians have timely, credible, and accurate information needed to provide care.
List of COCA Partners
CDC’s Epidemic Information Exchange (Epi-X) is a secure, web-based network that serves as a powerful information exchange. It connects public health professionals involved in identifying, investigating, and responding to public health threats.