IF YOU ARE FULLY VACCINATED
CDC has updated its guidance for people who are fully vaccinated. See Recommendations for Fully Vaccinated People.
IMPORTANT UPDATE FOR SCHOOLS
CDC recommends schools continue to use the current COVID-19 prevention strategies for the 2020-2021 school year. Learn more
Important update: Healthcare facilities
CDC has updated select ways to operate healthcare systems effectively in response to COVID-19 vaccination. Learn more

Transmission

Transmission
When to wear a mask if you are not fully vaccinated
  • If you are not fully vaccinated and aged 2 or older, you should wear a mask in indoor public places.
  • In general, you do not need to wear a mask in outdoor settings.
    • In areas with high numbers of COVID-19 cases, consider wearing a mask in crowded outdoor settings and for activities with close contact with others who are not fully vaccinated.

When Fully Vaccinated

Protect Yourself

If You are Sick

Have questions about getting or spreading COVID-19 after being vaccinated?

Learn more about COVID-19 vaccine myths and facts.

Handouts & Posters
Stop the Spread of Germs

Stop the Spread of Germs

Wear a mask, stay home when sick, wash your hands and more tips to help stop the spread. View PDF pdf icon[537 KB, 1 page]

Infographic: Help protect yourself and others from COVID-19

Protect Yourself & Others

Stay 6 feet apart, wear a mask, and wash your hands to stop spread of COVID-19. View PDF pdf icon[309 KB, 1 page]