November 21, 2022
This message includes updates on the COVID-19 response from CDC. The COVID-19 Outbreak is a rapidly evolving situation and information will be updated as it becomes available.
Finding an Updated Bivalent COVID-19 Booster
CDC recommends that people ages 5 years and older receive one updated (bivalent) booster if it has been at least 2 months since their last COVID-19 vaccine dose, whether that was:
People who have gotten more than one original (monovalent) booster are also recommended to get an updated (bivalent) booster.
To find an updated bivalent booster:
What to Do If You Were Exposed to COVID-19
After being exposed to COVID-19, start precautions immediately and continue for 10 full days:
If you test positive, isolate immediately
COVID Data Tracker Weekly Review
On November 16, CDC released a report that examines recent and overall trends in COVID-19-related mortality among adults in the United States.
COVID-19 Community Levels
CDC uses COVID-19 Community Levels to determine the disease’s impact on counties and recommend prevention measures.
CDC also tracks cases, laboratory tests, vaccinations, deaths, and other pandemic data and provides them on our COVID Data Tracker.