Stay Safe from COVID-19
Get Your COVID-19 Vaccines and Booster Shots
COVID-19 vaccines help stop COVID-19.
COVID-19 vaccines can help keep you from getting very sick.
COVID-19 vaccines can help keep you from going to the hospital.
The COVID-19 virus has changed over time.
Different versions of the virus are called “variants.”
COVID-19 booster shots can help stop new variants.
Stay up to date on your COVID-19 vaccines and booster shots.
Ask your doctor what COVID-19 vaccines and booster shots you need.
Visit vaccines.gov or call 1-800-232-0233 to find a COVID-19 vaccine.
Improve the Air in Your Home
Clearing and filtering the air helps stop COVID-19.
Let in air from outside to clear the air in your home.
Open doors and windows to let in air from outside.
Open doors and windows as wide as you can do safely.
Only let in air from outside if it is safe to do so.
Use fans to clear the air in your home.
Use a fan to blow air out an open window.
Turn on the exhaust fans in your bathroom and kitchen.
Turn on ceiling fans.
Turn the thermostat fan to “on” instead of “auto.”
Use a portable air cleaner to help filter the air in your home.
Portable air cleaners can be moved around your home.
They filter the air in one room. The best portable air cleaners are called “HEPA” cleaners.
Spend Time Outdoors
Fresh air helps stop COVID-19.
When you are with other people, spend time outdoors.
Moving activities outdoors can help you stay safe from COVID-19.
Take Extra Steps If Needed
Take extra steps to protect yourself if there is a lot of COVID-19 in your area.
Take extra steps to protect yourself if you may get very sick from COVID-19.
People who are 50 years old or older may get very sick.
Pregnant people may get very sick.
People with disabilities or serious health problems may get very sick.
People who have not gotten a COVID-19 shot may get very sick.
If any of the above sounds like you, take extra steps.
There are two extra steps you can take.
Keep a safe distance from others and wear a mask.
Ask your doctor what other steps you can take.
Keep A Safe Distance from Others
Keep as much distance as you can from other people.
Stay away from crowds if you can.
Stay away from inside places with lots of people.
Wear a Mask
Wear a mask to protect yourself and others.
The mask must cover your nose and mouth.
The mask must fit under your chin.
The mask must be snug on your face.
Make sure breathing is easy.
There are different kinds of masks.
One type of mask is called an N95 respirator.
N95 respirators are best at keeping people safe.
Only use an N95 respirator one time.