Important update: Healthcare facilities
CDC has updated select ways to operate healthcare systems effectively in response to COVID-19 vaccination. Learn more
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.
The White House announced that vaccines will be required for international travelers coming into the United States, with an effective date of November 8, 2021. For purposes of entry into the United States, vaccines accepted will include FDA approved or authorized and WHO Emergency Use Listing vaccines. More information is available here.

Health Equity

Health Equity

Promoting Fair Access to Health

Updated Jan. 10, 2023
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COVID-19, Health Equity, and Vaccine Equity

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

What Is Health Equity?

Health equity is when everyone has the opportunity to be as healthy as possible.

Health Equity Webinar

Health Equity Webinars
Dr. Bill Jenkins Health Equity Lecture

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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