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. 

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Myths &

Accurate vaccine information and education is critical and can help stop common myths and rumors.​



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. 

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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 5 and up have

access to free vaccinations 

Approval & Eligibility 

The FDA has approved the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for children 5 through 11 years of age, which now allows everyone ages 5 and up to protect themselves from COVID-19.

Are you ready?

All Californians age 5 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. 

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