Tag: Coronavirus Risks and Safety Concerns

What Parents Need to Know About the C.D.C.’s Covid School Guidelines

What Parents Need to Know About the C.D.C.’s Covid School Guidelines

But the variant may fuel outbreaks in unvaccinated communities and populations. “We are vaccinating more people every day, but we are not on a trajectory to be able to interrupt transmission by the fall,” said Dr. Sean O’Leary, a pediatric infectious disease specialist in Colorado. “Unless we can do that,

Why You Still Might Want to Have a Home Covid Test on Hand

Why You Still Might Want to Have a Home Covid Test on Hand

Rapid antigen tests are the least expensive (about $12 per test) and are available in retail stores and online. (They typically aren’t covered by insurance.) The BinaxNOW test, made by Abbott, contains two rapid antigen tests per box and costs around $24. To take the test, just swirl the swab

How to Have the Hard Vaccination Conversations

How to Have the Hard Vaccination Conversations

Ashley Z. Ritter’s vaccination conflict came to a head in April. She’d hired a part-time babysitter for her three kids just as the family moved to a new home in Yardley, Pa., last August. The babysitter, Lauren Greenewald, helped manage virtual school for the two older children, 6 and 7,

I’ve Recovered From Long Covid. I’m One of the Lucky Ones.

I’ve Recovered From Long Covid. I’m One of the Lucky Ones.

Times Insider explains who we are and what we do, and delivers behind-the-scenes insights into how our journalism comes together. I met a friend for lunch recently, one of my first New York social outings since Covid-19 forced the world into solitude 15 months ago. We laughed and shared a

What to Know About Testing and Vaccine Requirements for Travel

What to Know About Testing and Vaccine Requirements for Travel

Celebrity Cruises, set to be the first U.S. cruise ship to restart operations on June 26 from Fort Lauderdale, Fla., said it’s optimistic that a resolution would be reached in time. It is requiring that guests 16 years and older be vaccinated, while children will be tested at the terminal.

COVID-19 ADVICES

Wear a mask, get COVID-19 vaccine, stay at least 6 feet apart, avoid crowds, and wash your hands to protect against COVID-19.

 

It’s critical to keep taking precautions to prevent COVID-19. Use masks to slow the spread.
COVID-19 vaccines are effective at protecting you from getting sick. Based on what we know about COVID-19 vaccines, people who have been fully vaccinated can start to do some things that they had stopped doing because of the pandemic.
We’re still learning how vaccines will affect the spread of COVID-19. After you’ve been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, you should keep taking precautions in public places like wearing a mask, staying 6 feet apart from others, and avoiding crowds and poorly ventilated spaces until we know more.

For more information, Please refer to the CDC.