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COVID-19 Prevention and Response

On May 5th, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) limited the authorized use of the Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine to individuals 18 years of age and older for whom other authorized or approved COVID-19 vaccines are not accessible or clinically appropriate, and to individuals 18 years of age and older who elect to receive the Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine because they would otherwise not receive a COVID-19 vaccine.

You can read more about the FDA's decision here.

If you have tested positive or were exposed to COVID-19:

*Does not apply to all settings such as educational, congregrate and long-term care settings.