Curious about vaccines?
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Why should I get vaccinated?
Vaccination is our most powerful tool to end the pandemic. The vaccines give you strong protection from getting COVID-19 and even greater protection from serious illness, hospitalization and death from the virus.
Is the vaccine safe?
COVID-19 vaccines have been thoroughly reviewed for their safety. Current data shows the vaccines are all incredibly effective at preventing severe disease and death.
How effective is the vaccine?
Vaccine effectiveness studies provide a growing body of evidence that mRNA COVID-19 vaccines offer similar protection in real-world conditions as they have in clinical trial settings, reducing the risk of COVID-19, including severe illness, among people who are fully vaccinated by 90 percent or more.
Vaccines are the most effective way to fight and end the pandemic
Vaccines have been thoroughly tested for their safety
The vaccine does not cause COVID-19 or alter DNA.
Vaccines severely reduce the risk of contracting the COVID-19 virus
Californians ages 12 and up have access to free vaccinations
Ready to get your vaccine?
All Californians age 12 and older are now eligible to get a safe, effective
and no-cost COVID-19 vaccine. People can get vaccinated through
County and State-run sites, pharmacies and other healthcare systems.