Vaccines will help prevent the spread of COVID-19 and bring this pandemic to an end. As Americans get vaccinated over the next few months, it is important to continue to follow public health safety measures. Wear a mask, wash your hands, and watch your distance to protect yourself, your loved ones, and your community.
The safety of COVID-19 vaccines is a top priority and there are many reasons to get vaccinated.
FDA has granted two emergency use authorizations for a COVID-19 vaccine following rigorous scientific processes to ensure its safety and effectiveness.
Shipments of FDA-authorized safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines are arriving at sites across America. Vaccinations began on December 14, 2020.
The federal government has been working to make safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines available as soon as possible.