Vaccinations are the best tool we have to Reduce the Risk of COVID-19.
Because vaccinations give the virus fewer ways to spread, more vaccines mean more of the things we love. Things like road trips, family gatherings, date nights, gym time and other events.
FDA-authorized COVID-19 vaccines also offer protection against variants including Delta which spreads more easily than other variants and which has caused about half of the recent COVID-19 cases across the United States.
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Getting a flu vaccine is a good way to help keep you from getting sick. But it can also help keep you from having to go to the doctor’s office or emergency room. They’re busy enough dealing with the pandemic. There are dozens of locations across our community offering flu shots. There’s probably one near you.
If you’ve had to take time off from work because you were sick or to care for a loved one who was sick, you may be having trouble paying for groceries. That’s okay and there are free resources that can help. Learn more about ways to reduce the risk of hunger.
None of us was designed to endure the chaos which has been brought on by the pandemic. Sometimes, we all need a break. Needing a break doesn’t mean you’re broken. There are healthy ways to reduce stress and anxiety; there are also free resources to help you cope with them. All of them can help you reduce the risk of a mental health crisis.
If you’ve lost your job, have had to take time off to care for a loved one, or been sick yourself, you may be having trouble paying your rent, paying your mortgage, or even your utility bills. El Paso County has assistance programs that help reduce the risk of losing your home or ending up owing on your utilities.
We’re all living through a unique time. If you’ve lost your job, have had to take time off to care for a loved one, or been sick yourself, you may have trouble paying bills which you couldn’t have ever imagined. If the resources above aren’t what you need, we’ve compiled other resources that can help reduce the risk of other financial insecurity.
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