Updated CDC Guidance

CDC periodically issues guidance and information on topics related to COVID-19, including the COVID-19 vaccine, data, and other topics. 

COVID-19 isolation and quarantine period

CDC recently updated and shortened its recommended isolation and quarantine period for general population.

Read media statement.

 

COVID-19 booster shots

CDC recently expanded COVID-19 booster recommendations to everyone age 12 and older.

Read media statement.

See CDC guidance on COVID-19 booster shots.

 

Children ages 5+

CDC recently updated its eligibility guidelines on COVID-19 vaccines to include children ages 5+.

See CDC guidance on vaccinations for children..

View resources related to COVID-19 vaccinations for children ages 5+.

 

Immunocompromised people

CDC recommends that moderately to severely immunocompromised people receive an additional dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

See CDC guidance on additional doses of COVID-19 vaccine for moderately to severely immunocompromised people.

 

Pregnancy or breastfeeding

COVID-19 vaccination is recommended for all people age 5 and older, including people who are pregnant, might become pregnant in the future, are trying to get pregnant now, or are breastfeeding.

See CDC guidance on COVID-19 vaccination for people who are pregnant or breastfeeding.

View resources about COVID-19 vaccines for pregnant and breastfeeding audiences.

 

Updated masking guidance

CDC recommends that vaccinated and unvaccinated people wear masks in public indoor settings in areas with substantial and high community transmission of COVID-19. CDC also recommends that all students, teachers, staff, and visitors to K-12 schools be masked indoors to prevent the spread of COVID-19. 

See CDC guidance related to masking.

View Map of Level of Community Transmission.

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