Protect Yourself and Others

Now that there are authorized vaccines to prevent COVID-19 in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and health experts recommend adults get  vaccinated.

Vaccination will help protect you from getting COVID-19. After vaccination, you may have some side effects. This is a normal sign that your body is building protection. The CDC has developed a post-vaccination health checker, v-safe, as a layer of safety monitoring.

For more information on vaccination, visit the Minnesota Department of Health or CDC website.

Newest recommendations from the CDC include: To maximize protection from the Delta variant and prevent possibly spreading it to others, wear a mask indoors in public if you are in an area of substantial or high transmission.

While COVID-19 vaccines are one of many helpful tools to end the pandemic, it is important for everyone to continue practicing physical distancing of at least 6 feet, avoid unnecessary crowds, and continue to wash your hands often. Children and adults currently unable to get vaccinated should continue to wear masks to stop the spread.

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