Prepare and Stay Healthy
 
Get vaccinated and stay up to date with all recommended doses.
  • All New Yorkers 5 and older should get fully vaccinated and get their booster dose when eligible.
  • If you are experiencing symptoms or were exposed, get tested.
  • If you test positive, stay home and talk to your healthcare provider about treatment.
  • Masks are still required in healthcare facilities, nursing homes, correction facilities, domestic violence shelters, and on public transit.
  • All travelers, domestic and international, should continue to follow all CDC travel requirements.

 

COVID-19 Vaccines for Children and Adolescents
Young New Yorkers Are Encouraged to Get Vaccinated

The COVID-19 vaccine is safe, effective and will help protect eligible children and adolescents ages 5 – 17.
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Check COVID-19 Data in Your Community
Stay updated on COVID-19 in your area. Our data pages include case rates, hospitalizations, fatalities, vaccinations, variants, and more.
COVID-19 Information for Certain Populations

Below is guidance and information for specific industries and settings. You can find all guidance at the COVID-19 guidance repository. Information and guidance on Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) is also available. 

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