Will the vaccine prevent me from getting COVID?

All COVID-19 vaccines currently available in the United States are effective at preventing COVID-19 as seen in clinical trial settings. Researchers compared how many in the vaccinated group and the placebo group went on to develop the disease. The vaccinated group had a much lower rate of infection than the placebo group. Some people who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 will still get sick because no vaccine is 100% effective. Experts continue to monitor and evaluate how often this occurs, how severe their illness is, and how likely a vaccinated person is to spread COVID-19 to others.

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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?