Important update: Healthcare facilities
CDC has updated select ways to operate healthcare systems effectively in response to COVID-19 vaccination. Learn more
Given new evidence on the B.1.617.2 (Delta) variant, CDC has updated the guidance for fully vaccinated people. CDC recommends universal indoor masking for all teachers, staff, students, and visitors to K-12 schools, regardless of vaccination status. Children should return to full-time in-person learning in the fall with layered prevention strategies in place.
The White House announced that vaccines will be required for international travelers coming into the United States, with an effective date of November 8, 2021. For purposes of entry into the United States, vaccines accepted will include FDA approved or authorized and WHO Emergency Use Listing vaccines. More information is available here.
Travel requirements to enter the United States are changing, starting November 8, 2021. More information is available here.

Information for Healthcare Professionals about Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Information for Healthcare Professionals about Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Updated Jan. 28, 2021
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Ending Patient Home Isolation

Guidance for managing COVID-19 patients under isolation who are not in healthcare settings.

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Return to Work Criteria

Guidance about healthcare personnel returning to work after confirmed or suspected COVID-19 infection.


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Answers to a variety of COVID-19 questions to help healthcare workers

If you are a healthcare provider or health department with a question about the clinical management of COVID-19, please contact CDC-INFO.

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