COVID-19 Delta Variant
4 things to know about the Delta variant:
- COVID-19 continues to spread in the US and variants are circulating. The best way to protect yourself from the virus is to get a COVID-19 vaccine. If unvaccinated, continue to wear a mask and keep physical distance in public spaces
- It is normal for viruses to change through mutation. The Delta variant is considered a variant of concern and is one of four notable variants in the US
- The Delta variant spreads more easily from person to person than the original strain of COVID-19
- So far, studies suggest that current authorized vaccines protect against the circulating variants, including the Delta variant. Vaccines protect you from getting sick, needing to be hospitalized, and dying.
For more information visit covid19.nj.gov/vaccine or call 855-568-0545