CDC Updates Information About How COVID-19 Spreads COVID-19 Published:October 05, 2020 COVID19@ahca.org Page ContentThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated its information about how COVID-19 spreads. This includes the potential for airborne transmission of the virus. The CDC acknowledges airborne transmission occurs uncommonly, but data still supports close contact as a major mode of transmission. Current mitigation recommendations, such as improved ventilation and avoidance of crowded spaces, remain unchanged. You can learn more about latest on how COVID-19 spreads, including through airborne transmission here.