COVID-19 Community Levels. Low: Limited impact on healthcare system, low levels of severe illness. Medium: Some impact on healthcare system, more people with severe illness. High: High potential for healthcare system strain; high level of severe illness

Know Your COVID-19 Community Level

COVID-19 Community Levels are a new tool to help communities decide what prevention steps to take based on the latest data. Take precautions to protect yourself and others from COVID-19 based on the COVID-19 Community Level in your area.

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Don't Delay: Test Soon and Treat Early. If you are at high risk of getting vey sick from COVID-19, and test positive, treatment may be available. cdc.gov/coronavirus

Don’t Delay: Test Soon and Treat Early

If you test positive for COVID-19 and have one or more health conditions that increase your risk of becoming very sick, treatment may be available. Contact a health professional right away after a positive test to determine if you may be eligible, even if your symptoms are mild right now. Don’t delay: Treatment must be started within the first few days to be effective.

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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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