Vaccination is the best way to protect yourself from severe illness and death from COVID-19.
Masks can help to reduce the spread of COVID-19 by catching respiratory droplets that may contain the virus.
This includes washing your hands frequently, avoiding touching your face, and staying home when you are sick.
The CDC website has a wealth of information about COVID-19, Omicron BA.5.
If you think you may have COVID-19, get tested. Testing can help to identify cases of COVID-19 and prevent the spread of the virus.