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​COVID-19: Stay up-to-date with CDC guidance and resources  ​

Jul 29, 2021 6:00:00 PM / by Practice Support Team

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) has a webpage dedicated to bringing you “What’s New & Updated”.  Content on the webpage includes significant changes such as new pages and guidance recommendations.  This webpage is one of several ways you can stay updated on the most current information around COVID-19.  You can also stay updated by signing up for email updates, syndicating available content, and subscribing to the COVID-19 RSS Feed. 

Below is a summary the most recent recommendations for fully vaccinated people: 

Interim Public Health Recommendations for Fully Vaccinated People 

Summary of Recent Changes 

COVID-19-900x511-1Updates as of July 27, 2021 

  • Updated information for fully vaccinated people given new evidence on the B.1.617.2 (Delta) variant currently circulating in the United States. 
  • Added a recommendation for fully vaccinated people to wear a mask in public indoor settings in areas of substantial or high transmission. 
  • Added information that fully vaccinated people might choose to wear a mask regardless of the level of transmission, particularly if they are immunocompromised or at increased risk for severe disease from COVID-19, or if they have someone in their household who is immunocompromised, at increased risk of severe disease or not fully vaccinated. 
  • Get tested if experiencing COVID-19 symptoms. 
  • Added a recommendation for fully vaccinated people who have a known exposure to someone with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 to be tested 3-5 days after exposure, and to wear a mask in public indoor settings for 14 days or until they receive a negative test result. 
  • Isolate if they have tested positive for COVID-19 in the prior 10 days or are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms. 
  • CDC recommends universal indoor masking for all teachers, staff, students, and visitors to schools, regardless of vaccination status 

Read more about this and other updates on the What's New & Updated webpage. 

 

 

Tags: COVID-19, Vaccines

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