Interpretation of Forecasts of New Cases Reported and forecasted new and total COVID-19 deaths as of March 29, 2021. This week, ensemble forecasts of new reported COVID-19 cases over the next 4 weeks included forecasts from 29 modeling groups, each of which contributed a forecast for at least one jurisdiction. Read the full news article […]Continue Reading
How to Protect Yourself & Others
Important Ways to Slow the Spread Wear a mask that covers your nose and mouth to help protect yourself and others.Stay 6 feet apart from others who don’t live with you.Get a COVID-19 vaccine when it is available to you.Avoid crowds and poorly ventilated indoor spaces.Wash your hands often with soap and water. Use hand sanitizer if soap and water aren’t […]Continue Reading
How to stay safe while attending an event.
Prepare before you go. Stay home if you have been diagnosed with COVID-19 (symptoms of COVID-19) , if you are waiting for COVID-19 test results, or may have been exposed to someone with COVID-19.Check with the organizer or event venue for updated information about any COVID-19 safety guidelines and if they have steps in place to prevent the […]Continue Reading
How COVID-19 Vaccines Get to You
Vaccine manufacturers; the federal government; state, local, and territorial jurisdictions; and other partners are working to make sure safe and effective vaccines are getting to you as quickly as possible. This page will help you understand the key steps in this important process and how CDC is tracking vaccine distribution, delivery, and administration throughout the United States. […]Continue Reading
Myths and Facts about COVID-19 Vaccines
Can a COVID-19 vaccine make me sick with COVID-19? No. None of the authorized and recommended COVID-19 vaccines or COVID-19 vaccines currently in development in the United States contain the live virus that causes COVID-19. This means that a COVID-19 vaccine cannot make you sick with COVID-19. After getting a COVID-19 vaccine, will I test positive for COVID-19 on a viral […]Continue Reading
Have vaccines caused any health problems?
What you need to know COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective. Millions of people in the United States have received COVID-19 vaccines, and these vaccines will undergo the most intensive safety monitoring in U.S. history. The CDC recommends you get a COVID-19 vaccine as soon as you are eligible. Adverse events described on this page have […]Continue Reading