Self-Testing for COVID-19

Self Testing For COVID-19

Self-testing offers fast results. Self-tests are one of several options for testing for the virus that causes COVID-19 and may be more convenient than laboratory-based tests and point-of-care tests. Consider keeping self-tests at home or where you may need them.

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Stay Up To Date With Your COVID-19 Vaccines

Stay Up to Date with Your COVID-19 Vaccines

Vaccinations remain the best way for everyone to protect themselves from COVID-19. The vaccines are safe, highly effective, and free. Booster shots will also help protect against the new omicron variant, and DOH encourages everyone 12 and older to get a booster shot as soon as possible. Children over the age of five who have not yet been vaccinated should start their two-shot series immediately.

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We have the tools to fight omicron

Omicron Safety Tips

We have the tools to fight Omicron! Vaccines remain the best public health measure to protect people from COVID-19, slow transmission, and reduce the likelihood of new variants emerging. Masks offer protection against all variants. CDC continues to recommend wearing a mask in public indoor settings in areas of substantial or high community transmission, regardless of vaccination status.

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All Adults Now Eligible for COVID Booster shots

All Adults Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccine Booster

All adults aged 18 and over may now schedule a booster shot if they received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine more than two months ago OR they completed the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine series more than six months ago. Visit vaccinenm.org to schedule your booster shot today.

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COVID-19 Vaccines for Ages 5 and Up with illustration of a woman standing over a child sitting at a desk

COVID-19 Vaccines for Ages 5 and Up

COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility Update: Everyone ages 5 and up is now eligible for a free COVID-19 vaccine. CDC recommends everyone ages 5 and older get a COVID-19 vaccine to help protect against COVID-19. Widespread vaccination for COVID-19 is a critical tool to best protect everyone, especially those at highest risk, from severe illness and death. Children ages 5 years and older are able to get an age-appropriate dose of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine.

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COVID-19 Booster Shot Updates with image of a COVID-19 Vaccine vial on a blue background

COVID-19 Vaccine Booster UPDATE

There are now booster recommendations for all three available COVID-19 vaccines in the United States. Eligible individuals may choose which vaccine they receive as a booster dose. Some people may have a preference for the vaccine type that they originally received, and others may prefer to get a different booster. CDC’s recommendations now allow for this type of mix and match dosing for booster shots.

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