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Important update: Healthcare facilities
CDC has updated select ways to operate healthcare systems effectively in response to COVID-19 vaccination. Learn more
To maximize protection from the Delta variant and prevent possibly spreading it to others, get vaccinated as soon as you can and wear a mask indoors in public if you are in an area of substantial or high transmission.
UPDATE
Given new evidence on the B.1.617.2 (Delta) variant, CDC has updated the guidance for fully vaccinated people. CDC recommends universal indoor masking for all teachers, staff, students, and visitors to K-12 schools, regardless of vaccination status. Children should return to full-time in-person learning in the fall with layered prevention strategies in place.

Toolkit for People 18 to 24

Toolkit for People 18 to 24
Updated Jan. 14, 2021

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Prevent Getting Sick
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Takeout Food
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Stop the Spread
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What To Do If You’re Sick
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How to Wear a Mask
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COVID-19 Stop the Spread of Germs
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Symptoms of Coronavirus Disease
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I Had COVID-19, But No Symptoms. When Can I Be with Others?
I Think or Know I Had COVID-19, and I Had Symptoms. When Can I Be with Others?
I Think or Know I Had COVID-19, and I Had Symptoms. When Can I Be with Others?
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Social Distancing
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Viral Test for COVID-19
Wear a Mask to Protect You and Your Friends - For Young Adults
Wear a Mask to Protect You and Your Friends - For Young Adults
Your Risk of COVID-19 Increases When You See More Faces
Your Risk of COVID-19 Increases When You See More Faces
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