COCA Partners

COCA collaborates with national clinician organizations across the US to communicate information about disease outbreaks, disasters, terrorism events, and other health threats. These COCA Partner Organizations serve a wide variety of healthcare professionals including: physicians, nurses, physician assistants, pharmacists, veterinarians, first responders, and public health practitioners. Through COCA partnerships, CDC is able to rapidly distribute information to clinicians during a public health emergency.

Organizations interested in becoming a COCA Partner should contact

COCA Partner Spotlight - United States Breastfeeding Committee (USBC)
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COCA is pleased to feature the United States Breastfeeding Committee (USBC)external icon in our May COCA Partner Spotlight! USBC is an independent nonprofit organization that was formed in 1998 and is a coalition of more than 50 organizations. USBC strives toward their vision of thriving families and communities through their values of leadership, integrity and inclusion.

USBC’s Mission: To drive collaborative efforts for policy and practices that create a landscape of breastfeeding support across the United States.

USBC is hosting their National Breastfeeding Conference & Conveningexternal icon from June 14-15, 2019 in Bethesda, MD. To learn more about USBC, visit their websiteexternal icon and like them on Facebook.

Partnerships with professional healthcare associations are vital to CDC’s ability to share information with clinicians about public health emergencies, CDC guidance, health alert messages, and training opportunities.

List of Organizations



Page last reviewed: August 23, 2018