Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID‑19)
Maine CDC is responding to the COVID‑19 pandemic, caused by a coronavirus.
We urge Maine people to practice good hand hygiene, cover coughs and sneezes, and stay home as much as possible.
On August 11, 2022, U.S. CDC updated COVID-19 quarantine and isolation recommendations.
Quick Links to Maine CDC COVID-19 Information
Frequently Asked Questions
Long Term Care Facilities and Congregate Living
Take Every Precaution
Take simple steps to protect yourself from COVID-19, such as:
- Get your COVID-19 vaccine and stay up to date
- Wash your hands frequently with soap and water for at least 20 seconds
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands
- Stay home if you are sick
Know the Symptoms
Symptoms of COVID-19 include:
- Shortness of breath or
- Repeated shaking with chills
- Muscle or body aches
- Sore throat
- New loss of taste or smell
- Congestion or runny nose
- Nausea or vomiting
Seek Medical Care if Needed
If you are symptomatic or are a close contact to someone with COVID-19 , get a COVID-19 test. You can use an at-home test or get tested by a health care provider. If you test positive and have symptoms, early treatment to prevent severe disease may be available to you. Learn more about treatment options and how to access medicines.
Additional COVID-19 Resources
Governor Mills' COVID-19 Website
Read Governor Mills' press releases, executive orders and find out ways to help.
Resources in Multiple Languages
Download tipsheets in Acoli | عربي| English | Français | Kreyòl Ayisyen | ខ្មែរ | Ikirundi | Lingala | Português | Soomaali | Español | Kiswahili | Tiếng Việt
COVID-19 Vaccination in Maine
Learn about Maine's COVID-19 vaccination distribution process. Vaccine information is available for the public and for healthcare providers.
U.S. CDC COVID-19
Find more information about COVID-19 on U.S. CDC's website.