We get it – the entire world has been overwhelmed with COVID-19 vaccine information, questions and celebrations around vaccines developed to combat COVID-19 in during the past several months. It’s hard to know where to start in digesting all this news and information.
But one thing is clear: healthcare experts agree that the authorized COVID-19 vaccines are safe, effective and recommended to help end this pandemic. If you are passionate about stepping up in your community to encourage the vaccination efforts, we’re offering a few ideas on how you can be an ambassador.
Find the Facts
Content on the vaccine is abundant, but and there’s a few resources that we can all rely on to help digest the information:
- The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) updates its website content around the vaccine regularly, and also offerings information in Spanish.
- Health departments across the U.S. are leading the way in distribution logistics planning, and partnering with other providers, like such as hospitals and pharmacies, to distribute give people doses. Their websites are great resources to understand options where you live. Locally, check out the Regional Information Center for vaccine updates in Washoe County.
- Many providers like Renown Health and other providers are sharing content around their recommendations for the vaccine. Get answers about the vaccine types from one of our pharmacists, read common concerns addressed by experts and view videos from many doctors and other specialists on our YouTube Channel. We’ve also distilled the information into some easy-to-read VAX FACTS – in English and in Spanish!
Join the Fight
When it comes to addressing a healthcare crisis, we all need to come together to combat the spread of infectious disease. That’s why we’re offering a few easy ways for you to share information and positive updates with your friends and family:.