General COVID-19 Information

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COVID-19 Vaccine Information

We’re answering your most frequently asked questions about the vaccine including how to reduce side effects, vaccine safety and info for vulnerable populations.
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Pregnancy Patient and Visitor Information

Frequently asked questions and learn how you can protect yourself during pregnancy.


What are COVID Variants?

Experts in Connecticut are closely watching the rise of COVID-19 variants that have caused a spike in infections across the globe. Viruses are expected to evolve and mutate, resulting in these new strains of COVID-19.

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Influenza vs. Coronavirus

Learn the key differences between coronavirus (COVID-19) and influenza (flu) and why it matters.

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Allergies vs. Coronavirus

Learn more about the overlapping symptoms to look out for.

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Outpatient COVID-19 Treatments

One of the outpatient treatment options available for COVID-19 patients at Yale New Haven Health, particularly those who may be at risk for developing a more severe form of the virus but are not yet sick enough to be hospitalized, is the use of oral COVID-19 treatments and monoclonal antibodies.

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Should You Go to the Emergency Room or Urgent Care?

If at any time you or a loved one is experiencing a life-threatening problem, call 911. However, a walk-in or urgent care location can treat many other conditions at a lower cost.


Health Screenings You Shouldn't Delay

Chances are your plans have changed because of COVID-19. Here are some of the most important health screenings and appointments you’ll want to keep.

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FAQ: COVID-19 Pills

Two new medications are now available to treat outpatients with mild to moderate COVID-19. Both have received Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) from the Food and Drug Administration and studies show they reduce the risk of hospitalization and death.