The New York State website has the answers to your questions.
- FACT: The COVID-19 vaccines are proven safe and effective through extensive clinical trials.
- FACT: There are no serious side effects to the approved COVID-19 vaccine.
- FACT: The COVID-19 vaccine is the best way to protect yourself and others from COVID-19.
- FACT: The COVID-19 vaccine cannot give you COVID-19.
- FACT: The Moderna and Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines require two doses. The second dose is crucial for building full protection from COVID-19.
- FACT: During the vaccination process, we still need to continue to wear masks, social distance and take all the recommended steps that stop the spread.
If you are unsure about getting the COVID-19 vaccine please consult your medical professional.