Where is the CDC located? The CDC is headquartered in Atlanta at 1600 Clifton Road, close to Emory University. However, the organization has 10 additional locations in the U.S. and Puerto Rico, including: Anchorage, Alaska; Cleveland, Ohio; Cincinnati, Ohio; Fort Collins, Colorado; Hyattsville, Maryland; Morgantown, West Virginia; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Research Triangle Park in North Carolina; San Juan, Puerto Rico; Spokane, Washington; Detroit and Washington, D.C.
Who works for the CDC? The CDC employs more than 21,000 full-time employees and contractors in 170 different occupations and has workers in all 50 states and in more than 50 countries. Nearly 15,000 employees work in Atlanta. Most of its employees have a background in medicine or science, but the agency also employs accountants, budget administrators and more.
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To learn more about the CDC, watch the video above and visit cdc.gov.
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