Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are a national public health institute of the United States established in 1942. In 1946 the Communicable Disease Center (CDC) opened its doors and occupied one floor of a small building in Atlanta. Its primary mission was simple yet highly challenging: prevent malaria from spreading across the nation. As the organization took root deep in the South, once known as the heart of the malaria zone, CDC Founder Dr. Joseph Mountin continued to advocate for public health issues and to push for CDC to extend its responsibilities to other communicable diseases. Today, CDC is one of the major operating components of the Department of Health and Human Serves and is recognized as the nation’s premiere health promotion, prevention, and preparedness agencies. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are a national public health institute of the United States established in 1942. On April 2005 the then-director of CDC, Dr. Julie Gerber ding announced the reorganization of CDC to confront the challenges of 21st-century health threats. The CDC Foundation operates independently from CDC as a private, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization incorporated in the State of Georgia Main goal is to protect public health and safety through the control and prevention of disease, injury, and disability. CDC focuses national attention on developing and applying disease control and prevention. It especially focuses its attention on infectious disease, food borne pathogens, environmental health, occupational safety and health, health promotion, injury prevention and educational activities. Diseases with which the CDC is involved Influenza, Other infectious diseases, Non-infectious disease, etc., The President of the United States appoints the director of the CDC and the appointment does not require Senate confirmation.