Unvaccinated at Risk for Highly Contagious Delta Variant

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It’s more important than ever to be fully vaccinated against the virus that causes COVID-19.

Find COVID-19 vaccines near you:

  • Visit vaccines.gov
  • Text your ZIP code to 438829
  • Call 1-800-232-0233

The Delta variant is spreading fast.

  • The COVID-19 Delta variant is spreading across the United States faster than any variant we’ve seen.
  • This highly contagious virus is causing most new infections.

The Delta variant is a serious threat.

  • In addition to being more contagious, the Delta variant may increase your risk for hospitalization from COVID.
  • After declining for weeks, hospitalizations and deaths due to COVID-19 are once again increasing in the United States—almost exclusively among people who are unvaccinated.

COVID-19 vaccines are highly effective against the Delta variant.

  • The best way to protect yourself and others from COVID-19 is to get your vaccine as soon as possible.
  • Until you’re fully vaccinated (2 weeks after your final dose), wearing a mask and staying at least 6 feet apart from other people in indoor public spaces can help you stay safe.
  • Remember: You’re not fully protected from COVID-19 unless you’re fully vaccinated.
    • Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine requires one dose.
    • The Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines require two doses.