- When Will the Vaccine Be Available to Me?
- If I Am Pregnant, Can I Still Get a COVID-19 Vaccine?
- How Long Does Protection from a COVID-19 Vaccine Last?
- What Are the Ingredients in COVID-19 Vaccines?
- How Many Shots of COVID-19 Vaccine Will Be Needed?
- If I Have an Underlying Condition, Can I Get a COVID-19 Vaccine?
When Will the Vaccine Be Available to Me?
Because the supply of COVID-19 vaccine in the United States is currently limited, CDC is providing recommendations to federal, state, and local governments about who should be vaccinated first. CDC’s recommendations are based on those of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), an independent panel of medical and public health experts. Each state has... Continue Reading [...]
If I Am Pregnant, Can I Still Get a COVID-19 Vaccine?
Yes, you can. According to the CDC faq section, if you are pregnant, you may choose to be vaccinated when it’s available to you. There is currently no evidence that antibodies formed from COVID-19 vaccination cause any problem with pregnancy, including the development of the placenta. People who are trying to become pregnant now or... Continue Reading [...]
How Long Does Protection from a COVID-19 Vaccine Last?
According to the CDC, nobody knows how long protection lasts for those who are vaccinated. What CDC knows is that COVID-19 has caused very serious illness and death for a lot of people. If you get COVID-19, you also risk giving it to loved ones who may get very sick. Getting a COVID-19 vaccine is... Continue Reading [...]
What Are the Ingredients in COVID-19 Vaccines?
According to the CDC website, the ingredients in currently available COVID-19 vaccines include mRNA, lipids, salts, sugars, and buffers. Buffers help maintain the stability of the pH solution. Vaccine ingredients can vary by manufacturer. To learn more about the ingredients in authorized COVID-19 vaccines, see Information about the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine Information about the Moderna... Continue Reading [...]
How Many Shots of COVID-19 Vaccine Will Be Needed?
CDC indicates that With both COVID-19 mRNA vaccines, you will need 2 shots to get the most protection. The timing between your first and second shot depends on which vaccine you received. Pfizer-BioNTech doses should be given 3 weeks (21 days) apart Moderna doses should be given 1 month (28 days) apart You should get... Continue Reading [...]
If I Have an Underlying Condition, Can I Get a COVID-19 Vaccine?
People with underlying medical conditions can receive the FDA-authorized COVID-19 vaccines as long as they have not had an immediate or severe allergic reaction to a COVID-19 vaccine or to any of the ingredients in the vaccine. Learn more about vaccination considerations for people with underlying medical conditions. Vaccination is an important consideration for adults... Continue Reading [...]