Staying safe during COVID-19

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

Right now, we do not know how long antibodies last after infection. There is not enough information currently available to say if or for how long after infection someone is protected from COVID-19, which is also known as natural immunity. Early evidence suggests...

How is COVID-19 different from the flu?

Influenza (flu) and COVID-19 are both contagious respiratory illnesses, but they are caused by different viruses. COVID-19 is caused by infection with a new coronavirus and flu is caused by infection with influenza viruses. There are some key differences between flu...

When will a COVID-19 vaccine be available to the public?

As of December 19, 2020, two vaccine manufacturers have been approved for use under an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). At this time both of the COVID-19 vaccines have been shipped and vaccination has started. Supply is...