COVID-19 Updates and Guidance > Updates > Fall and winter health safety precautions
As we head into the fall season, the DePaul Community Health Team wants to
remind everyone about a few safety precautions to Take Care, DePaul.
Last week, the
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommended
everyone 6 months and older get an updated COVID-19 vaccine to protect
against the potentially serious outcomes of COVID-19 illness this fall and
According to the CDC, vaccination remains the best protection against
COVID-19-related hospitalization and death, and the effects of long COVID.
If you have not received a COVID-19 vaccine in the past two months, DePaul
encourages you to get an updated COVID-19 vaccine to protect yourself this
fall and winter.
to find a vaccine provider near you. In many cases this will be your local
pharmacy or doctor’s office.
for more information on vaccination in Chicago including options for those
The federal government also recently announced that beginning September 25,
every household can again
place an order to receive four more free COVID-19 rapid tests
delivered directly to their home.
In addition to COVID-19, there is also an increase in influenza and RSV
cases during the fall and winter seasons. To help mitigate the risk of
infection, please remember the following:
Take Care, DePaul!
DePaul Community Health Team