Now that there are authorized and recommended vaccines to prevent COVID-19 in the United States, here are things you need to know about the new COVID-19 Vaccination Program and COVID-19 vaccines.The safety of COVID-19 vaccines is a top priority.
The U.S. vaccine safety system ensures that all vaccines are as safe as possible. Learn how federal partners are working together to ensure the safety of COVID-19 vaccines.
CDC has developed a new tool, v-safe, as an additional layer of safety monitoring to increase our ability to rapidly detect any safety issues with COVID-19 vaccines. V-safe is a new smartphone-based, after-vaccination health checker for people who receive COVID-19 vaccines.
COVID-19 vaccines are one of many important tools to help us stop this pandemic.
It’s important for everyone to continue using all the tools available to help stop this pandemic as we learn more about how COVID-19 vaccines work in real-world conditions. Cover your mouth and nose with a mask when around others, stay at least 6 feet away from others, avoid crowds, and wash your hands often.
Here are other things to know about the U.S. COVID-19 vaccination program.
CDC will continue to update this website as vaccine recommendations and supply change.
Photo: Dr. Daniel Hyler taking COVID - 19 vaccination.