Keep Up Routine Vaccination During The COVID-19 Outbreak
The day has finally come. You've received the second dose of a Covid-19 vaccine currently on the Western market -- Moderna, Pfizer-BioNTech or Oxford-AstraZeneca. Does that mean you're free to go about life as you did before the pandemic once immunity kicks in?
Many people have questions about the new coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines. As vaccine recipients’ most-trusted source of information on vaccines, you play a critical role in helping them understand the importance of COVID-19 vaccination, as well as if and when it is likely to be recommended for them.
Messenger RNA vaccines—also called mRNA vaccines—are some of the first COVID-19 vaccines authorized for use in the United States. This page provides vaccine information for healthcare professionals and vaccine providers and tips for explaining mRNA vaccines to patients and answering questions about how mRNA vaccines work, their safety profile, and common misconceptions.
Below are answers to commonly asked questions about COVID-19 vaccination. CDC also has information for busting common vaccine myths available on facts about COVID-19 vaccines.
Lori Hill Sanders - MA, LLPC, BSP