Why should I get the COVID-19 vaccine?

Because controlling this pandemic means utilizing all tools available. Vaccines work with your immune system so your body will be ready to fight the virus if you are exposed. Getting the vaccine and following other preventative measures, like wearing a mask, washing your hands, and social distancing, helps reduce your chance of being exposed and spreading the virus to other people.

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1. I don't have access to a computer, how can I schedule an appointment?
2. I’ve already had COVID-19. Can I still get the vaccine?
3. What is an mRNA vaccine and how does it work?
4. I lost my vaccine card. What should I do?
5. Where can get answers about a third dose?
6. What are the side effects of the COVID-19 vaccine?
7. How long will it take for the vaccine to begin protecting me?
8. Can I receive a different booster vaccine than my primary vaccine series?
9. Can I get COVID-19 from the vaccine?
10. Why can’t children under 12 receive the vaccine?
11. Why should I get the COVID-19 vaccine?
12. Will the vaccine prevent me from getting COVID?
13. How many doses of the COVID-19 vaccine do I need to get?
14. What if I miss the second dose of the vaccine?
15. Will I need to receive the vaccine annually?
16. Do I still need to wear a mask after getting the vaccine?
17. I have a preference on which vaccine I receive. Can I submit my vaccine preference to the Health Department?
18. After getting a COVID-19 vaccine, will I test positive for COVID-19 on a viral test?