To date, three vaccines have been granted Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) by the FDA to prevent COVID-19 for individuals 16 years and older. Below you will find a number of resources for you to share with your care providers and patients.
Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine
Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine
Johnson & Johnson and Jansen
Vaccine Storage Requirements
Key Things to Know About COVID-19 Vaccines
Reporting Adverse Events
The CDC and FDA encourage anyone who experiences any problems after vaccination to report including patients and parents. Healthcare providers are required by law to report certain problems.
For assistance in reporting to VAERS, email [email protected] or call 1-800-822-7967.
Each county prioritizes its vaccine distribution according to their populations. It can be different from county to county. The following sites provide information about the vaccine distribution as well as how to book an appointment for individuals who are eligible under the current vaccine phase:
- Arizona Department of Health Services: https://www.azhealth.gov/covid19findvaccine
- Maricopa County: https://www.maricopa.gov/5647/Phase-1A
- Pima County: https://webcms.pima.gov/cms/One.aspx?portalId=169&pageId=669257
Educating our healthcare workers and community members about the importance of getting the COVID-19 vaccine is essential to help slow the spread. We must be able to address concerns and debunk common myths with evidence-based facts to gain the trust of your intended audience. Below you will find a number of toolkits developed to help you communicate the importance of getting vaccinated. These toolkits include fact sheets and FAQs, posters, talking points, PowerPoint presentations, social media, and videos.
The Ad Council unveiled the results of market research into effective messages for vaccine-hesitant community members. Below are additional resources by the Ad Council based on the findings.
- Messaging recommendations
- Vaccine hesitancy findings
- Audience snapshot – Black Americans
- Audience snapshot – Hispanic Americans
Messaging for the Healthcare Workforce
With a direct focus on healthcare workers, Cynosure Health has developed a vaccine acceptance toolkit. Just like the rest of the population, many healthcare workers have questions and concerns about the COIVD-19 vaccine. The toolkit provides healthcare organizations with the tools necessary to educate and engage the healthcare workforce. Access the customizable presentation here and the toolkit here.