COVID-19 variant up close

Evolving variants of a virus may allow it to spread more easily or make it resistant to treatments or vaccines. New variants of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, will continue to occur. This fact sheet, created by TMF Health Quality Institute, will provide fundamental knowledge about COVID-19 variants including: 

  • How the virus may change
  • Older adults at risk 
  • Case surges affect health care resources
  • Variants in the United States
  • Monitoring variants

Also available in United States Spanish and Puerto Rico Spanish.

Intended Audience
Health Care Providers
People with Medicare

Provided by
TMF QIN-QIO (TMF Health Quality Institute)

Last Updated
December 23, 2023