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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.

Checklist for Older Adults

Checklist for Older Adults

If a COVID-19 outbreak happens in your community, it could last for a long time. Public health officials might recommend steps you and others in your community can take to help slow the spread of COVID-19 and reduce its impact.

If you are an older adult, you are at higher risk for serious COVID-19 illness. It is very important for you to take the following steps to stay healthy.