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.

Health Equity

Health Equity

Promoting Fair Access to Health

Updated Sept. 20, 2021
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COVID-19 Vaccine Equity

Learn what CDC is doing to advance COVID-19 vaccine equity for racial and ethnic minority groups.

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Focused Resources

Health Equity Webinars

Health Equity Webinars
Dr. Bill Jenkins Health Equity Lecture

Video Length: 00:01:59

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Motivate to Vaccinate: National Month of Action for COVID-19 Vaccines
Motivate to Vaccinate: National Month of Action for COVID-19 Vaccines

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COVID-19 Vaccines

Protect yourself and your community by getting your COVID-19 vaccine. Vaccines are free and available to all people living in the U.S., regardless of immigration or health insurance status.

Vaccines for COVID-19