The highly contagious Delta variant is spreading across the country and becoming the dominant COVID-19 virus strain. Vaccinated individuals can protect themselves and others by continuing to wear your mask, washing your hands, social distancing, and avoiding large gatherings.

Unvaccinated people should get fully vaccinated and continue masking to help stop the spread of the virus. COVID-19 vaccines are safe, effective, and free! Vaccines have been shown to prevent severe cases of COVID-19, including the Delta variant. Vaccines, masks, social distancing, washing hands, and avoiding crowds can help prevent the spread of the virus. Protect yourself and your family.

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