Updated COVID-19 vaccine now recommended for children and adults. Get yours this fall. Find a location near you at vaccines.gov.
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COVID-19 Community Level
CDC recommended steps you can take to protect yourself and others:
People with symptoms, a positive test, or exposure to someone with COVID-19 should wear a mask. Additional precautions may be needed for people at high risk for severe illness.
Your COVID-19 Toolkit
Resources to keep yourself and others safe from COVID-19.
Wear a mask to protect yourself and others when you go indoors in public.
Free N95 masks are available at many local pharmacies and healthcare providers. Check with stores in your area to see where you can find free masks.Learn more about masks and where to get them
Being fully vaccinated and boosted is the best way to protect against severe illness and hospitalization from COVID-19.
Everyone ages 5 and up who’s already been vaccinated is eligible for new vaccines that have been updated to restore protection and target the Omicron variant. Get yours this fall.Find a vaccine or booster at vaccines.gov
COVID tests can help you know if you have COVID-19 when you have symptoms, have been exposed, or are about to meet up with others. Beginning November 20, Americans can order 4 more COVID tests.Order free tests at COVIDTests.gov
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Some people who have been infected with the virus that causes COVID-19 can experience long-term effects from their infection, known as Long COVID. Learn more.
Symptoms and care
The latest guidance on what to do if you or your family are sick.Learn more about symptoms and care
The latest guidance for those who are immunocompromised, including where to get preventative treatment.More resources for people who are immunocompromised
The latest guidance on rules and restrictions, so you can plan ahead before travel.Learn more about travel
The latest guidance on using at-home tests, what to do with the results, and how to get at-home tests.Learn more about at-home testing
You can decrease your chances of getting sick with simple actions in your home, like opening windows or filtering the air.Learn about improving ventilation in your home.
Long COVID Study
Help the National Institutes of Health learn more about long term COVID-19 symptoms and how to treat them.Join a research study near you