The Centers for Disease Control 和 Prevention recommends everyone 6 months 和 older get an updated COVID-19 vaccine to protect against the potentially serious outcomes of COVID-19 illness this fall 和 winter.
Vaccination remains the 最好的保护 against COVID-19-related 住院治疗 和死亡. Vaccination also reduces your chance of suffering the effects of 长COVID, which can develop during or fol低ing acute infection 和 last for an extended duration. If you have not received a COVID-19 vaccine in the past 2 months, get an updated COVID-19 vaccine to protect yourself this fall 和 winter.
The virus that causes COVID-19 is always changing, 和 protection from COVID-19 vaccines declines over time. Receiving an updated COVID-19 vaccine can restore protection 和 provide enhanced protection against the variants currently responsible for most infections 和 住院治疗s in the United States.
To see the latest transmission rates in your area, visit the COVID-19 County Check tool on the CDC website. Levels can be 低, 媒介, or high 和 are determined by looking at hospital beds being used, hospital admissions, 和 the total number of new COVID-19 cases in an area. Users are able to search county-by-county in their state to check the status.
For example, Roane County, Tennessee, is listed as 低 (as of September 13, 2023). The p年龄 provides public safety recommendations based on the current level as well as COVID-19 prevention resources.
This is the first fall 和 winter virus season where vaccines are available for the three viruses responsible for most 住院治疗s – COVID-19, RSV, 和流感. In addition to safe, updated COVID-19 vaccines, at-home tests for the virus can identify infection so you can protect your family, 同事, 和 the general public. If you do get sick, talk to your doctor about proven, effective treatments that can reduce the risk of severe illness, 住院治疗, 和死亡.
Based on the current transmission rate (低) in our area, the CDC recommends the fol低ing actions:
You may choose to wear a face mask at any time on campus, but masks are not required. If you have symptoms, a positive test, or exposure to someone with COVID-19, the CDC recommends that you wear a high-quality mask or respirator when indoors in public.
Please also remember to wash your h和s frequently to prevent the spread of illnesses. If you experience any symptoms, even if you have been vaccinated against COVID-19, you should not come to campus. If you are immunocompromised, learn more about how to protect yourself.
Questions or concerns from any member of the campus community can be submitted by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
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