A COVID-19 vaccine is one of the most important tools to end the COVID-19 pandemic. The State will distribute a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine fairly to everyone in California who wants it.
On this page you will find:
- A COVID-19 vaccine is here
- When can I get vaccinated?
- How COVID-19 vaccines work
- Benefits of getting vaccinated
- Busting myths about vaccination
- Share that the COVID-19 vaccine is here
- Questions and answers
A COVID-19 vaccine is here
Trò chơi câu lạc bộ tình yêuThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an . More vaccines may be authorized before the end of the year.
Learn more about FDA’s Trò chơi câu lạc bộ tình yêuand watch a .
Vaccine safety is a top priority
COVID-19 vaccines authorized by FDA have been carefully evaluated in clinical trials.
Trò chơi câu lạc bộ tình yêuThe U.S. vaccine safety system ensures that all vaccines are as safe as possible. Learn how the federal government is working to .
Trò chơi câu lạc bộ tình yêuTo ensure the COVID-19 vaccine meets safety requirements, California formed a to provide recommendations to California leadership and build public confidence in vaccine safety.
The completed their concurrent and thorough review of the federal process and has .
When can I get vaccinated?
Trò chơi câu lạc bộ tình yêuCalifornia will distribute and administer vaccines as soon as they are available. California will be transparent, careful, and equitable in its vaccine distribution.
Initially vaccine supply will be very limited. At first, vaccines will be provided to healthcare workers and long-term care residents in accordance with the .
Drafting Guidelines Workgroup
A Drafting Guidelines Workgroup is developing California-specific guidance for the prioritization and allocation of vaccines when supplies are limited.
Community Vaccine Advisory Committee
Trò chơi câu lạc bộ tình yêuThe Community Vaccine Advisory Committee is providing input and feedback to the planning efforts and resolving barriers to equitable vaccine implementation and decision-making.
How COVID-19 vaccines work
Vaccines help our immune system fight infections in the future. COVID-19 vaccines will protect us from the virus that causes COVID-19 without having to get the illness.
It typically takes a few weeks after the last dose in a series to become fully protected. Sometimes vaccination can cause mild fever or cold-like symptoms, but these are not harmful.
Benefits of getting vaccinated
COVID-19 vaccines are meant to prevent you from getting COVID-19 and from spreading it to others. The ability of COVID-19 vaccines to protect us from spreading the virus to others is not yet known, but is being studied carefully.
Busting myths about vaccination
COVID-19 vaccines will not give you COVID-19
COVID-19 vaccination can’t cause COVID-19. The goal of the vaccines is to teach our immune systems how to fight the virus that causes COVID-19. Learn more about .
COVID-19 vaccines will not cause you to test positive on COVID-19 viral tests
Trò chơi câu lạc bộ tình yêuVaccines won’t cause you to test positive on , which are used to see if you have a current infection.
Trò chơi câu lạc bộ tình yêuIf your body develops an immune response, which is the goal of vaccination, there is a possibility you may test positive on some . Antibody tests indicate you had a previous infection and that you may have some level of protection against the virus. Experts are currently looking at how COVID-19 vaccination may affect antibody testing results.
People who have gotten sick with COVID-19 may still benefit from getting vaccinated
Trò chơi câu lạc bộ tình yêuPeople are advised to get a COVID-19 vaccine even if they have been sick with COVID-19 before. This is due to the severe health risks associated with COVID-19 and the fact that re-infection with COVID-19 is possible.
At this time, we do not know how long someone is protected from getting sick again after recovering from COVID-19.
We won’t know how long immunity produced by vaccination lasts until we have a vaccine and more data on how well it works.
Vaccination can help prevent getting sick with COVID-19
Trò chơi câu lạc bộ tình yêuWhile many people with COVID-19 have only a mild illness, others may get a or even die. There is no way to know how COVID-19 will affect you, even if you are not at . COVID-19 vaccination helps protect you without having to get the disease. Learn more about .
Share that the COVID-19 vaccine is here
Spread the word: vaccination against COVID-19 is here. Visit the COVID-19 Response ToolkitTrò chơi câu lạc bộ tình yêu page to find images and videos you can share on social media.
Questions and answers