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 COVID-19 Vaccine 

 COVID-19 Vaccine 

Vaccine Resources and Information for the Public

This page contains helpful information about COVID-19 vaccines including vaccine safety, the importance and benefits of getting vaccinated, what to expect when getting a vaccine, and more.

Remember:

  • The COVID-19 vaccine is free.
  • Vaccines are available for everyone age 5 and over.
  • You will not be asked about your immigration status when you get a vaccine.
  • Insurance is not required.
  • No appointment is needed at many locations.

Click here to get vaccinated!

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Answers to common questions about the COVID-19 vaccines that are available in LA County.

Vaccine FAQ: General

Answers to common questions about COVID-19 vaccines.

Webpage:
English | Español

PDF
English | Español
(translations pending)
Revised 01/07/22

Vaccine FAQ: COVID-19 Variants

Answers to common questions about COVID-19 variants.

Vaccine FAQ: Pregnancy, Breastfeeding, and Fertility

Answers to common questions about how COVID-19 vaccines impact fertility and pregnancy.

English | հայերեն | فارسى | Русский
(translations pending)
Revised 12/17/21

Vaccine FAQ: Children

Answers to common questions about children’s COVID-19 vaccines for parents and guardians.

English
(translations pending)
Revised 01/12/22

Vaccine Information

Key information about types of vaccines, side effects, booster doses, and more.

CDC: Vaccines for COVID-19

A link to CDC’s COVID-19 vaccine webpage.

Vaccine Eligibility

A table that shows who can get each vaccine and when to get each dose.

English | Español
(translations pending)
Revised 01/07/22

Vaccine Facts

A flyer that explains how and why to get a vaccine.

CDPH Vaccine Fact Sheets

Risks and benefits of each vaccine to help choose which vaccine is right for you.

CDC: How COVID-19 Vaccines Work

A link to CDC’s webpage that describes how COVID-19 vaccines work.

CDC: Ensuring COVID-19 Vaccine Safety

A link to CDC’s webpage that describes how we monitor the safety of vaccines.

Find a COVID-19 Vaccine Site Near You!

A flyer that explains how to get vaccinated in LA County.

English | Español
(translations pending)
Revised 12/16/21

Community Immunity

A flyer that explains how when more people are vaccinated, COVID-19 is less likely to spread.

Vaccine Facts for Parents

A summary of key information about children and COVID-19 vaccines.

English | Español
(translations pending)
Revised 01/06/22

Preventing Spread for Parents with Unvaccinated Children

A flyer that explains how families can protect unvaccinated children and slow the spread.

Why Routine Childhood Vaccinations Matter

A flyer that explains why children should get their routine vaccines.

Vaccine Facts for Teens

A flyer that explains how and why teenagers should get a vaccine.

English | Español
(translations pending)
Revised 01/06/22

Vaccine Facts for Teens in Foster Care

A flyer that explains how teenagers in foster care can get a COVID-19 vaccine.

English | Español
Revised 01/06/22

Additional Doses for People with Weakened Immune Systems

Explains who is considered to have a severely weakened immune system and should get an additional dose of vaccine.

English
(translations pending)
Revised 01/11/22

Doses for Immunocompromised People

Graphic Summary: Explains additional doses for people with weak immune systems.

Vaccine Booster Doses

Graphic Summary: Explains booster doses for eligible people.

Reproductive Health and COVID-19 Vaccines

A flyer that explains the safety of COVID-19 vaccines for pregnant and recently pregnant people.

COVID-19 Vaccine & Fetal Cell Lines

Answers to tough questions about fetal cells and vaccine development.

CDC: COVID-19 Vaccines While Pregnant or Breastfeeding

A link to the CDC’s guidance on getting COVID-19 vaccines while pregnant or breastfeeding.

Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine

A link to additional guidance and resources about pregnancy, breastfeeding, and COVID-19 vaccines.

Society of Breast Imaging

Screening mammography recommendations for women receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.

FDA: Pfizer Information for Recipients

Detailed information and FAQs for people who get the Pfizer vaccine.

FDA: Pfizer Vaccine FAQ for Children 5-11

Detailed information and FAQs for recipients and caregivers about the Pfizer pediatric vaccine.

FDA: Moderna Information for Recipients

Detailed information and FAQs for people who get the Moderna vaccine.

FDA: Johnson & Johnson Information for Recipients

Detailed information and FAQs for people who get the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

CDC: Boosters and Additional Doses for Non-FDA Approved Vaccines

Instructions for boosters and additional doses for people who got a non-FDA approved vaccine.

Risk of Myocarditis and Pericarditis

Answers to questions about rare side effects of Moderna and Pfizer vaccines.

How to Get Vaccinated

Instructions on how to find a vaccine site near you, what to expect before and after your vaccine, transportation services, and digital vaccine records.

Vaccine Locator Tool

A tool to search for a vaccine location near you.

Vaccine Step-by-step Guide

Instructions to use the Vaccine Locator Tool.

Transit & Paratransit for People with Disabilities

A link to a webpage for people who need help getting to a vaccine site.

CDC: What to Expect at Your Appointment

A link to a webpage that explains what happens at a vaccine appointment.

Vaccine Side Effects

A link to a webpage that describes what symptoms to expect after you get a vaccine.

Once you are vaccinated

A link to a webpage that provides guidance for after you get a vaccine.

Access Your Vaccination Records

Instructions on how to access your digital COVID-19 vaccine record.

Digital Vaccine Record FAQ

Answers to common questions about digital vaccine records.

Vaccine Verification and Digital Vaccine Record

A short video about how to access your digital COVID-19 vaccine record.

Avoiding Misinformation

These materials show you how to find accurate information about COVID-19.

COVID-19 Vaccine Myths and Facts

Detailed information to help correct myths about COVID-19 vaccines.

5 Ways to Spot Misinformation

A checklist to check the accuracy of COVID-19 information online.

English
Revised 07/07/21

How to Avoid Vaccine Scams

Ways to identify fake testing, contact tracing, vaccines, and more.

English
Revised 10/18/21

CDC: Vaccine Misinformation

A link to CDC’s webpage on myths and facts about COVID-19 vaccines.

Social Media

These social media graphics cover a variety of topics regarding the COVID-19 vaccine and are offered in both English and Spanish. They can be shared on any social media platform.

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General Information

Download 10 images (ZIP) Revised 11/22/21
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Boosters and Additional Doses

Download 8 images (ZIP) Revised 12/10/21
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Kids and Teenagers

Download 24 images (ZIP) Revised 12/10/21
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Masks

Download 6 images (ZIP) Revised 11/22/21
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Reproductive Health

Download 18 images (ZIP) Revised 11/23/21
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Vaccination Requirements

Download 12 images (ZIP) Revised 11/22/21
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Testing and Symptoms

Download 6 images (ZIP) Revised 11/22/21

Community Toolkits

These toolkits contain materials to inform and educate your community about the COVID-19 vaccine. Click each toolkit to download flyers, fact sheets, social media posts, key messages, and other easy-to-share resources.

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