Vaccine Recipient Education

Quick references for COVID-19 vaccinators to give people who want more information

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CDC recommends COVID-19 vaccination for everyone 12 years of age and older to help protect against COVID-19. 

Many people have questions about the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines. As vaccine recipients’ most-trusted source of information on vaccines, you play a critical role in helping vaccine recipients understand the importance of vaccination and that COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective.

The information on this page will help you share clear and accurate information about COVID-19 vaccines, raise awareness about the benefits of vaccination, and address common questions and concerns about what to expect when getting vaccinated.

Vaccinating Adolescents
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Understanding and Explaining COVID-19 Vaccines

Background and safety information for healthcare professionals and other vaccine providers to share with their patients.

Preparing Recipients for Vaccination

Preparing for Your COVID-19 Vaccination
Vaccination is an important tool to help us get back to normal. This information will help recipients prepare for their COVID-19 vaccination.

Getting Your COVID-19 Vaccine
What recipients can expect at their vaccination appointment.

After You’ve Been Fully Vaccinated
What recipients can do after vaccination to protect others.

Page last reviewed: November 2, 2020