You can also text the word "Coronavirus" to 211-211 to receive information and updates on your phone wherever you are. If you need someone to talk to about stress due to COVID-19 call Washington Listens at 1-833-681-0211. TTY and language access services are available. All COVID-19 vaccines continue to protect against severe illness, hospitalization, and death. Boosters are part of most vaccine series to ensure a person maintains optimal protection against infection. Check if you're eligible to get a Booster dose today! Vaccines prevent serious illness, save lives, and reduce the further spread of COVID-19. What is a coronavirus? Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses, but only seven of its members infect humans. Four types cause minor illnesses like the common cold, while other coronaviruses. 2/1/2021 - Nebraska COVID-19 Vaccine Update. 2/1/2021 - Supplemental SNAP Funds to be Issued February 9 with 15% Increase to the Minimum and Maximum Allotments. 1/29/2021 - Gov. Ricketts Announces Launch of State's Coronavirus Vaccine Registration Website. Myth: The coronavirus is less deadly than the flu. Though the death rate for COVID-19 is unclear, almost all credible research suggests it is. The Coronavirus (COVID-19) Facial Covering Requirement . Begining Monday, Aug. 15, all faculty, staff and students will be required to wear a facial covering in instructional settings regardless of vaccination status. This policy will be in place until Thursday, Sept. 15. The Massachusetts Department of Public Health continues to respond to COVID-19 and keep our residents updated, informed, and safe. Here you will find updates on case counts, testing, vaccination, guidance, and resources regarding our public health response to COVID-19 in the Commonwealth. Indiana's Novel Coronavirus Response. On March 6, 2020, the state Department of Health confirmed Indiana's first case of COVID-19, a novel respiratory virus first identified in Wuhan, China, in late 2019 that became a global pandemic. On March 16, the Department of Health reported the first death in Indiana due to COVID-19. Coronavirus Covid can rebound even in people who haven't taken Paxlovid, study finds A preprint study found that nearly a third of people with Covid experienced rebound symptoms and 12% tested. Our COVID-19 research response is helping to create safe and accurate tests, treatments, and vaccines. Treatments and Vaccines. NIH is speeding the development of the most promising vaccines and treatments. Testing. NIH is working to create and distribute accurate, widely available COVID-19 tests.