If You’re Fully Vaccinated – What You Need to KnowMay 2021
Covid-19 vaccines are effective at protecting you from getting sick from the virus. People who are fully vaccinated can now do many things that they had stopped during the pandemic.
Since the vaccination status of others or whether they are at increased risk for severe COVID-19 is still uncertain, fully vaccinated people should continue to wear masks, cover coughs and sneezes, wash hands often, and follow any applicable workplace or school guidance.
When considering attending any activity, look at the spread of Covid-19 in that community, the number of people participating, and the location of the activity. Outdoor activities are still safer than indoor activities. Fully vaccinated people can participate in some indoor events without much risk.
Are You Fully Vaccinated? People are Considered Fully Vaccinated:
- 2 weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose series, such as the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine
- 2 weeks after a single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine
If you haven’t met these requirements, you are NOT fully vaccinated. Keep taking all precautions until you are fully vaccinated.
If you have a condition or are taking medications that weaken your immune system, you may NOT be fully protected even if you are fully vaccinated. Talk to your healthcare provider. Even after vaccination, you may need to continue taking all precautions.
If you haven’t been vaccinated yet, find a vaccine near you at www.vaccines.gov
For more up to the minute information about Public Health Recommendations for fully vaccinated people: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/fully-vaccinated.html