Updated June 22, 2022

May 19: The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommend children ages 5 through 11 years receive a booster shot 5 months after their initial Pfizer vaccine. Learn more

June 17: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Moderna's two-dose COVID-19 vaccine series, and Pfizer's three-dose COVID-19 vaccine series, for children aged 6 months to 5 years. Learn more.

June 19: The CDC recommended everyone ages 6 months and older get vaccinated against COVID-19. Learn more

Do I need to wear a mask?

Please take take precautions based on your community's local transmission rates. Communities with high transmission rates should wear a mask indoors in public. 

Check your county transmission rate here

Low transmission:

  • Stay up-to-date with COVID-19 vaccines
  • Get tested if you have symptoms

Medium transmission:

  • If you are at high risk for severe illness, talk to your health care provider about whether you need to wear a mask
  • Stay up-to-date with COVID-19 vaccines
  • Get tested if you have symptoms

High transmission:

  • Wear a mask indoors in public
  • Stay up-to-date with COVID-19 vaccines
  • get tested if you have symptoms
  • Additional precautions may be needed for people at high risk for severe illness 

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