Staying safe during COVID-19

If I have recovered from COVID-19, am I immune to it?

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and partners are investigating to determine if you can get sick with COVID-19 more than once. At this time, it is not known if you can become reinfected. Until more is known, continue to take steps to protect...

How is COVID-19 different from the flu?

The flu has a shorter time from infection to appearance of symptoms (usually about 3 days from when you are infected to when you start showing symptoms). With COVID-19, this time is estimated to be about 5 to 6 days before symptoms appear. It also appears that for...

Is a vaccine for COVID-19 in development?

At this time, there are no Federal Drug Administration (FDA) approved vaccines to prevent COVID-19 or other coronaviruses. The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) is working with vaccine developers and other researchers and manufacturers to help with the...

Are the symptoms of COVID-19 different in children than in adults?

The symptoms of COVID-19 appear to be similar in children and adults. Children with confirmed COVID-19 have generally presented with mild, cold-like symptoms, such as fever, runny nose and cough. Vomiting and diarrhea have also been reported. It’s not known yet...