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  1. Minimize time indoors with others not in your household.
  2. Consider better masks. Surgical or N95, as available.
  3. Accelerate vaccination.
  4. Treat infections early.
  5. Test, isolate, quarantine.
  1. All nursing home residents and staff
  2. All healthcare workers with potential exposures
  3. All people over age 65
  4. All frontline essential workers.
  • Empower trusted community members and develop tailored messages
  • Provide reminders and ensure convenience (hours, locations, time)
  • Avoid hidden costs (for example, reimburse travel to vaccination sites)
  • Make vaccination the social norm
  • Anticipate and counter misinformation
  • Focus on personal, family, and collective benefits of vaccination.

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President and CEO, Resolve to Save Lives | Former CDC Director and NYC Health Commissioner | Focused on saving lives. twitter.com/drtomfrieden

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President and CEO, Resolve to Save Lives | Former CDC Director and NYC Health Commissioner | Focused on saving lives. twitter.com/drtomfrieden

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