HHS Guidelines for Ensuring and Maximizing the Quality, Objectivity, Utility, and Integrity of Information Disseminated to the Public. IV. Types of Dissemination Methods


CDC disseminates information through a wide range of methods, often using more than one medium for the same information.

  1. Print,
    including publications in peer-reviewed literature, published reports, periodicals, brochures, books, and correspondence;
  2. Electronic,
    such as the CDC Website, CD -ROM, Listserv, e-mail, automated voice and fax systems, hotlines and clearinghouses;
  3. Audiovisual,
    broadcast scripts, audio or videotapes, and videocasting. CDC's Public Health Training Network makes satellite broadcasts and Webcasts available nationally.
  4. Oral,
    formal speeches, oral presentations, and interviews, or commentaries for publication or broadcast.