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    The COVID-19 vaccines were tested on thousands, and millions have been vaccinated safely. They have proven to prevent illness, hospitalization and death.

    Learn more, including how to find a vaccine and what to expect when you get it.

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    Two face coverings (a cloth mask over a disposable mask) can offer better protection by improving the fit and adding layers.

    Get more tips about face coverings, including the best ways to handle and clean them.

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    New Yorkers can slow the spread of COVID-19 by continuing to take precautions: stay home if you are sick, keep physical distance, wear a face covering when you are around others, get tested and wash your hands often.

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    The flu vaccine will not prevent COVID-19, but it will help decrease the risk of you and your family getting sick and needing flu-related medical care.

    Learn more about the flu vaccine, including where you can get a shot this year.

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