IF YOU ARE FULLY VACCINATED
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COVID-19 Vaccines are Important

COVID-19 Vaccines are Important
Updated Apr. 30, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccines are Important

Some people with COVID-19 feel fine.
Some people with COVID-19 feel bad.
Some people with COVID-19 get very sick.

COVID-19 vaccines help keep you from getting COVID-19.
COVID-19 vaccines help keep you from getting very sick from COVID-19.

You can get a COVID-19 vaccine if you had COVID-19.
You can get a COVID-19 vaccine if you are pregnant.
You can get a COVID-19 vaccine if you have allergies.
You can get a COVID-19 vaccine if you have health problems.
Ask your doctor if you should get a COVID-19 vaccine.

COVID-19 vaccines are free for you.
People can get a COVID-19 vaccine in many places.
Soon COVID-19 vaccines will be in more places.
Ask your doctor where to get a COVID-19 vaccine.
Ask the health department where to get a COVID-19 vaccine.

Original Guidance: Key Things to Know About COVID-19 Vaccines
Frequently Asked Questions about COVID-19 Vaccination


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