The vaccines can protect you from getting severe COVID-19
Getting vaccinated is the best way to keep yourself, your loved ones, and your community healthy.
Vax and Relax.
COVID-19 can have serious, life-threatening complications. If you get sick, you might spread the disease to friends, family, coworkers, and everyone around you.
If you’ve had the virus, you may have some natural protection, known as immunity, but we don’t know how long this protection lasts. The COVID-19 vaccinations will help protect you by creating an antibody response without having to experience sickness.
Wearing masks and social distancing will reduce your chance of being exposed to the virus or spreading it to others, but these measures are not enough. Vaccines will work with your immune system so it will be ready to fight the virus if you are exposed.
We are committed to equity.
CCDPH is committed to an equitable distribution of vaccine, with an emphasis on communities that have been most dramatically impacted by COVID such as senior citizens and traditionally underserved populations. Click here to see CCDPH’s White Paper on our commitment to vaccine equity
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COVID Vaccine FAQs
Yes. Anyone who has COVID-19 can spread it to others, whether they have had the vaccine or not. When a person who got the COVID-19 vaccine gets infected with COVID-19 it is called a “breakthrough infection.” COVID-19 vaccines are effective at preventing most infections but not all of them. Your chances of getting COVID-19 are much lower if you get the vaccine. You also have a much lower chance of getting really sick or needing to go to the hospital.
Updated November 29, 2021, 1:07 PM